Balkan League 2017

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[e][h]Balkan League
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League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Run Bi7ch Run
crowdfunding
Server:
W3A
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe 
Format:
Double elimination
Prize pool:
304 leva (≃ $ 181.91)
Date:
2017-10-07
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Gold.png Bulgaria Human icon small.png SworD
Silver.png Serbia Nightelf icon small.png Ajk
Bronze.png Croatia Orc icon small.png RaZZoRMaN
Copper.png Bulgaria Nightelf icon small.png Moon
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Human icon small.png 6
Orc icon small.png 1
Undead icon small.png 6
Nightelf icon small.png 3
Maps

Balkan League 2017 is a tournament for players from the Balkan area organized by clan Run Bi7ch Run, and played on W3Arena.

The league is open for players from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia.

Format[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

There are two qualifiers, where players earn points based on their performance. The points are distributed in the following manner[1] :

Position Points
Winner 10
2nd place 6
3rd place 5
4th place 4
LB round 4 3
WB ¼ final or LB Round 3 2
WB round of 16 or LB Round 2 1.5
Participation 1

At the end 16 players are qualified[2] :

  • 2 players are invited,
  • the winner of Qualifier #1 and seeded #1,
  • the winner of Qualifier #2 and seeded #2,
  • the best 12 others players via qualifiers based on points system.

Finals[edit]

16 players in a double elimination bracket[2].

  • Winner bracket :
    • before semi-finals : best of 3,
    • thereafter : best of 5.
  • Loser bracket :
    • before loser round 4 : best of 3,
    • thereafter : best of 5.
  • Grand final is a best of 5 with advantage (a 1 : 0 starting lead for the WB champion).

Prize Pool[edit]

BGN 304 (≃ $ 181.91) are spread among the players as seen below[2] :

according to xe.com conversion rate on 2017-10-07 (BGN 1 ≃ $ 0.5984).

Top donations :

  • Taner "Star21" Kabilov (50 euro)
  • Deyan Moraliev (30 euro)

Participants[edit]

Players list[edit]

Human Human (6) Orc Orc (1) Undead Undead (6) Night Elf Night Elf (3)
Winner of Qualifier #1
Bulgaria LeX
Winner of Qualifier #2
Bulgaria Moon
Invited
Bulgaria Yo Bulgaria Shocker Serbia Rudan
Qualified by Points
Bulgaria SworD Croatia RaZZoRMaN Bulgaria Star21 Serbia AJK
Bulgaria Leader Bulgaria GodFather
Bulgaria MicroAway Bulgaria WhatCanUDDo
Bulgaria Sw_Sustainer Slovenia Commando07
Serbia FpXy
  • ena1337 was banned from the tournament for offending tournament officials, and was replaced by Yo who received a special wildcard to participate in the tournament.

Seedings[edit]

According to qualifier point system[2] :

Seeding Player Team Seeding Player Team
1 Bulgaria Undead icon small.png LeX Rbrlogo std.png 9 Serbia Nightelf icon small.png AJK RLBlogo std.png
2 Bulgaria Nightelf icon small.png rbr.Moon Rbrlogo std.png 10 Bulgaria Human icon small.png SworD
3 Serbia Nightelf icon small.png Rudan RLBlogo std.png 11 Bulgaria Undead icon small.png WhatCanUDDo Dkhlogo std.png
4 Bulgaria Undead icon small.png Shocker 12 Bulgaria Undead icon small.png GodFather Rbrlogo std.png
5 Bulgaria Human icon small.png Yo 13 Bulgaria Human icon small.png Sw_Sustainer Rbrlogo std.png
6 Croatia Orc icon small.png RaZZoRMaN Pro-graminglogo std.png 14 Bulgaria Human icon small.png MicroAway
7 Bulgaria Human icon small.png Leader Rbrlogo std.png 15 Bulgaria Undead icon small.png Star21
8 Serbia Human icon small.png FpXy Teamvikingslogo std.png 16 Slovenia Undead icon small.png Commando07

Broadcasting[edit]

United Kingdom English Commentary :

Bulgaria Bulgarian commentary :

  • Bulgaria  NoThx (Konstantin Kanev)
  • Bulgaria  MicroAway (Tsvetomir Boyanov)

Results[edit]

Round of 16
 Bulgaria LeX
W
 Slovenia Commando07
 Serbia FpXy
0
 Serbia AJK
2
 Bulgaria Yo
2
Yo Human icon small.png
Undead icon small.png GodFather
 Bulgaria GodFather
0
 Bulgaria Shocker
2
Shocker Undead icon small.png
Human icon small.png Sw_Sustainer
 Bulgaria Sw_Sustainer
0
 Bulgaria Leader
0
 Bulgaria SworD
2
 Bulgaria Moon
2
Moon Nightelf icon small.png
Undead icon small.png Star21
 Bulgaria Star21
0
 Serbia Rudan
 Bulgaria MicroAway
W
 Croatia RaZZoRMaN
2
RaZZoRMaN Orc icon small.png
Undead icon small.png WhatCanUDDo
 Bulgaria WhatCanUDDo
0
Quarterfinals
 Bulgaria LeX
0
 Serbia Ajk
2
 Bulgaria Yo
 Bulgaria Shocker
W
 Bulgaria SworD
2
SworD Human icon small.png
Nightelf icon small.png Moon
 Bulgaria Moon
0
 Bulgaria MicroAway
0
MicroAway Human icon small.png
Orc icon small.png RaZZoRMaN
 Croatia RaZZoRMaN
2
Semifinals
 Serbia Ajk
3
 Bulgaria Shocker
2
 Bulgaria SworD
3
 Croatia RaZZoRMaN
2
Winners' Finals
 Serbia Ajk
0
 Bulgaria SworD
3
Losers' Round 1
 Slovenia Commando07
 Serbia FpXy
W
 Bulgaria GodFather
 Bulgaria Sw_Sustainer
W
 Serbia Leader
2
Leader Nightelf icon small.png
Undead icon small.png Star21
 Bulgaria Star21
0
 Serbia Rudan
 Bulgaria WhatCanUDDo
W
Losers' Round 2
 Bulgaria MicroAway
2
 Serbia FpXy
0
 Bulgaria Moon
2
Moon Nightelf icon small.png
Human icon small.png Sw_Sustainer
 Bulgaria Sw_Sustainer
0
 Bulgaria Yo
1
 Bulgaria Leader
2
 Bulgaria LeX
2
LeX Undead icon small.png
Undead icon small.png WhatCanUDDo
 Bulgaria WhatCanUDDo
0
Losers' Round 3
 Bulgaria MicroAway
1
 Bulgaria Moon
2
 Bulgaria Leader
0
Leader Human icon small.png
Undead icon small.png LeX
 Bulgaria LeX
2
Losers' Round 4
 Bulgaria Shocker
 Bulgaria Moon
W
 Croatia RaZZoRMaN
3
 Bulgaria LeX
2
Losers' Semifinals
 Bulgaria Moon
0
Moon Nightelf icon small.png
Orc icon small.png RaZZoRMaN
Moon withdrew after game 2
 Croatia RaZZoRMaN
2
Losers' Finals
 Serbia Ajk
3
 Croatia RaZZoRMaN
1
Grand Finals
 Bulgaria SworD
3
 Serbia Ajk
1

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