World Cyber Games 2012

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[e][h]World Cyber Games 2012
League Information
Organizer:
World Cyber Games, Inc.
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Kunshan
Format:
Group Stage, single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$40,000
Start Date:
2012-11-29
End Date:
2012-12-02
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  PartinG
France  Adelscott
China  MacSed
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
24
11
6
7
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

A total of $40,000 is spread amongst the player pool as shown below.[1]

  • All prizes will be paid after 22% tax has been deducted. (Korean government tax rate on cash prizes)
  • WCG will pay all handling fees occurred by the sending bank. However, any handling fees occurred by the receiving bank will not be covered by WCG.

Format[edit]

Group Stage
  • Bo1 round-robin procedure.
  • Top 2 players in groups advance.
  • Ties are decided by head-to-head scores with extra tiebreaker games in the case of a 3-way tie.
Playoffs
  • 8-player single-elimination bracket seeded based on performance in groups.
  • All rounds in playoffs are Bo3.

Qualifications[edit]

Most countries will have a StarCraft II qualifier. For more Information, see qualifiers.

Qualified Players[edit]

Protoss Protoss (11) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (7)
South Korea YongHwa
South Korea MarineKing
Germany DarKFoRcE(1)
South Korea PartinG
Russia Turuk(2)
Canada FireZerg
France Adelscott
USA qxc
Poland ParanOid(3)
Argentina Capoch
Italy StarEagle
Chile KiLLeR
China XluoS
Peru Fenix
Canada Hendralisk
China MacSed
Mexico Maker
Mexico JimRising
China Jim
Belarus LoWeLy
Ukraine fraer
Canada CombatEX(4)
Malaysia Cobo
Ecuador mOJON

(1) DarKFoRcE is not able to attend due to visa issues.[2]
(2) Turuk replaced Happy, who decided to pull out of the tournament.[3]
(3) ParanOid replaced Nerchio, who chose to go to IPL5 instead.[4]
(4) AlexCMoi could not attend due to personal reasons and was replaced by CombatEX, the runner up of his qualifier.[5]

Group Stage[edit]

Groups were set via an official Group Drawing on November 10, 2012.[6]

[edit]

Group A
1. China  MacSed 4-0
2. Belarus  LoWeLy 4-2
3. South Korea  YongHwa 3-3
4. Canada  FireZerg 2-4
5. Ecuador  mOJON 0-4
6. Germany  DarKFoRcE 0-0

[edit]

Group B
1. Peru  Fenix 4-1
2. South Korea  PartinG 4-1
3. China  XluoS 3-2
4. Mexico  Maker 2-3
5. Italy  StarEagle 1-3
6. Malaysia  Cobo 0-4

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Group C
1. Canada  CombatEX 4-1
2. France  Adelscott 4-1
3. Ukraine  fraer 3-2
4. Poland  ParanOid 3-2
5. Chile  KiLLeR 0-4
6. Mexico  JimRising 0-4

[edit]

Group D
1. South Korea  MarineKing 4-1
2. China  Jim 3-2
3. USA  qxc 3-2
4. Russia  Turuk 2-3
5. Canada  Hendralisk 2-3
6. Argentina  Capoch 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 China MacSed
2
MacSed 
 Jim
 China Jim
0
 Canada CombatEX
1
CombatEX 
 PartinG
 South Korea PartinG
2
 Peru Fenix
0
Fenix 
 Adelscott
 France Adelscott
2
 South Korea MarineKing
0
MarineKing 
 LoWeLy
 Belarus LoWeLy
2
Semifinals
 China MacSed
1
MacSed 
 PartinG
 South Korea PartinG
2
 France Adelscott
2
Adelscott 
 LoWeLy
 Belarus LoWeLy
1
Finals
 South Korea PartinG
2
PartinG 
 Adelscott
 France Adelscott
0
3rd Place Match
 China MacSed
2
MacSed 
 LoWeLy
 Belarus LoWeLy
0

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
1167
Ro8
521
Semifinals
31
Finals
2
Winner
1

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "WCG Grand Final Prizes". World Cyber Games, Inc.. 2012-11-13. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28.
  2. About my WCG (non)-participation teamliquid.net. 2012-11-26.
  3. Empire.Happy pulls out of WCG TeamLiquid.net, October 25th 2012
  4. "Nerchio Not Going to ESWC, WCG". Esplanet.net. 27 October 2012. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014.
  5. CombatEX replaces AlexCMoi Wcgcanada.net, November 13th 2012
  6. "WCG Group Drawing". World Cyber Games, Inc.. 2012-11-13. Archived from the original on 2014-01-03.