Golden Championship Series 2017 Winter Season

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[e][h]GCS 2017 Winter - Grand Finals
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
NetEase
Game Version:
Server:
NetEase
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Groupstage : double elimination
Playoffs : single elimination
Prize pool:
CN¥ 114,000 (≃ $ 17,181)
Start Date:
November 13, 2017
End Date:
November 19,2017
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
3
6
2
5
Maps
Chronology

The Golden Championship Series Winter 2017 is the second part of the most important individual tournament in 2017. With one the biggest prize pool of the year and the obligation to earn his place via a qualifier tournament, this is the most prestigious event.

It is organized by Blizzard Entertainment's Chinese partner : NetEase, played at Shanghai, offline. During november, the very best players of the world will fight in a double elimination groupstage before going into the single elimination playoffs.

Format and dates[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

Groupstage (16 into 8)[edit]

16 players are divided into four groups of four players each[1] :

  • GSL-style double elimination groupstage,
  • top two qualify for the playoffs,
  • all matches will be played as best-of-three.
  • Dates :
    • group A : november 13th,
    • group B : november 14th,
    • group C : november 15th,
    • group D : november 16th.

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs consist in a single elimination bracket within winners of the 4 groups face the runner-ups :

  • earlier rounds are best-of-five,
  • Grand Final is a best-of-seven
  • Dates :
    • quarterfinals : november 18th.
    • semi-finals & finals : november 19th.

Map pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

Main event[edit]

CN¥ 114,000 (≃ $ 17,181) are spread among the players as seen below :

according to xe.com conversion rate on 2017-11-19 (CN¥ 1 ≃ $ ?).

Whole tournament[edit]

The entire prize pool tournament is CN¥ 126,000 (≃ $ ) whose :

  • CN¥ 114,000 (≃ $ 17,181) from the main event
  • CN¥ 12,000 (≃ $ 1824.12) from asian qualifiers.

Participants[edit]

Human Human (3) Orc Orc (6) Undead Undead (2) Night Elf Night Elf (5)
Qualified due to GCS Summer
China Infi China 120
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #1
China TH000 China Fly100% China Life
South Korea FoCuS
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #2
China Romantic China XiaoKK South Korea Moon
South Korea Check
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #3
South Korea So.in China WFZ South Korea LawLiet
South Korea Lyn
Qualified via Western Qualifier #1
Belarus OrcWorker
Qualified via Western Qualifier #2
Ukraine Foggy

Broadcasting[edit]

EngSpeaking Back2Warcraft

  • Germany  Neo (Jannes Tjarks)
  • Germany  remodemo (Remo Rimmel)

Russia WoLvInDaHouse

  • Ukraine  WoLv (Andrei Tokmakov)

Results[edit]

Groupstage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Semifinals
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 OrcWorker
November 13, 2017 - 17:00 CST
 Belarus OrcWorker
0
 South Korea Check
1
Check 
 So.in
November 13, 2017 - 18:15 CST
 South Korea So.in
2
Winners' Finals
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 So.in
November 13, 2017 - 19:45 CST
 South Korea So.in
0
Losers' Round 1
 Belarus OrcWorker
0
OrcWorker 
 Check
November 13, 2017 - 20:30 CST
 South Korea Check
2
Losers' Finals
 South Korea So.in
0
So.in 
 Check
November 13, 2017 - 21:30 CST
 South Korea Check
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 China Fly100%
 South Korea Check

Group B[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea LawLiet
2
LawLiet 
 XiaoKK
November 14, 2017 - 17:00 CST
 China XiaoKK
0
 China Infi
1
Infi 
 FoCuS
November 14, 2017 - 18:00 CST
 South Korea FoCuS
2
Winners' Finals
 South Korea LawLiet
2
LawLiet 
 FoCuS
November 14, 2017 - 19:15 CST
 South Korea FoCuS
0
Losers' Round 1
 China XiaoKK
1
XiaoKK 
 Infi
November 14, 2017 - 20:15 CST
 China Infi
2
Losers' Finals
 South Korea FoCuS
2
FoCuS 
 Infi
November 14, 2017 - 21:00 CST
 China Infi
0
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea LawLiet
 South Korea FoCuS

Group C[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea Moon
1
Moon 
 TH000
November 15, 2017 - 17:00 CST
 China TH000
2
 China WFZ
1
WFZ 
 Foggy
November 15, 2017 - 18:00 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Winners' Finals
 China TH000
0
TH000 
 Foggy
November 15, 2017 - 19:30 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Losers' Round 1
 South Korea Moon
2
Moon 
 WFZ
November 15, 2017 - 20:15 CST
 China WFZ
1
Losers' Finals
 China TH000
2
TH000 
 Moon
November 15, 2017 - 21:30 CST
 South Korea Moon
0
Qualified for Playoffs
 Ukraine Foggy
 China TH000

Group D[edit]

Semifinals
 China 120
1
120 
 Lyn
November 16, 2017 - 17:00 CST
 South Korea Lyn
2
 China Life
2
Life 
 Romantic
November 16, 2017 - 18:30 CST
 China Romantic
1
Winners' Finals
 South Korea Lyn
0
Lyn 
 Life
November 16, 2017 - 19:30 CST
 China Life
2
Losers' Round 1
 China 120
1
120 
 Romantic
November 16, 2017 - 20:30 CST
 China Romantic
2
Losers' Finals
 South Korea Lyn
1
Lyn 
 Romantic
November 16, 2017 - 21:45 CST
 China Romantic
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 China Life
 China Romantic

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinal
 China Fly100%
Fly100% 
 FoCuS
November 18, 2017 - 17:00 CST
 South Korea FoCuS
 China Life
Life 
 TH000
November 18, 2017 - 18:45 CST
 China TH000
 South Korea LawLiet
LawLiet 
 Check
November 18, 2017 - 20:30 CST
 South Korea Check
 Ukraine Foggy
Foggy 
 Romantic
November 18, 2017 - 22:15 CST
 China Romantic
Semifinals
  
 
 
November 19, 2017 - 17:00 CST
 China 
 South Korea 
 
 
November 19, 2017 - 18:45 CST
  
Finals
  
 
 
November 19, 2017 - 22:15 CST
  
3rd Place Match
  
 
 
November 19, 2017 - 20:30 CST
  

Statistics[edit]

Maps[edit]

Human vs. Night Elf Night Elf vs. Orc Orc vs. Undead Undead vs. Human Orc vs. Human Night Elf vs. Undead Mirrors
Map # Σ Human Night Elf Human % Σ Night Elf Orc Night Elf % Σ Orc Undead Orc % Σ Undead Human Undead % Σ Orc Human Orc % Σ Night Elf Undead Night Elf % Human Night Elf Orc Undead
AmazoniaAmazonia    12 1 0 1 0.0% 5 5 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 3 1 2 33.3% - - - - - - 1 -
Ancient IslesAncient Isles    7 2 1 1 50.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - 1 1 0 100.0% 2 2 0 100.0% - - - -
Echo IslesEcho Isles    8 2 0 2 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 2 2 0 100.0% - - - -
Last RefugeLast Refuge    8 3 2 1 66.7% 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - 1 1 0 100.0% 2 0 2 0.0% - - 1 -
Terenas StandTerenas Stand    2 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
Turtle RockTurtle Rock    5 - - - - 3 3 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - 2 1 1 50.0% - - - - - - - -
Twisted MeadowsTwisted Meadows    8 1 1 0 100.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% 3 1 2 33.3% - - - - - - 1 -
Total Sum (Σ) 50 10 5 5 50.0% 13 11 2 84.6% 3 2 1 66.7% 3 1 2 33.3% 11 6 5 54.5% 6 4 2 66.7% 0 0 4 0

Distributions (race & region)[edit]

  Human OrcUndeadNight Elf
Round of 16
3625
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
11
Finals
Champion
  China KoreaEuropeOther
Round of 16
862
Quarterfinals
431
Semifinals
11
Finals
Champion

External links[edit]

Official websites[edit]

VODs[edit]

TBD

References[edit]