Golden Championship Series 2017 Winter Season - Asian Qualifier 3

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[e][h]GCS 2017 Winter - Asian Qualifier #3
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
NetEase
Game Version:
Server:
NetEase
Type:
Online
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Double elimination
Prize pool:
CN¥ 4,000 (≃ $ 604.24)
Start Date:
2017-10-12
End Date:
2017-10-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  LawLiet
China  WFZ
South Korea  So.in
South Korea  Lyn
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
3
4
3
6
Maps
Chronology

Third and last opportunity for Asian players to compete at GCS 2017 Winter : the second part of the most important individual tournament in 2017 with one the biggest prize pool.

Players try to join 120, Infi, Fly100%, Life, FoCuS, TH000, Romantic, XiaoKK, Moon, Check & OrcWorker which are already qualified.

Dates[edit]

  • Preliminary rounds (32 into 12) :
    • group A & B : october 12th & 13th,
    • group C & D : october 14th & 15th,
  • groupstage (16 into 8) : october 19th & 20th :
    • group A & B : october 19th,
    • group C & D : october 20th,
  • playoffs :
    • 8 into 4 : october 21st.
    • Finals : october 22nd[1].

Format[edit]

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Top 32 players (from NetEase ladder) qualify for the preliminary rounds[2] :

  • players are divided into 4 groups of 8 players each,
  • the groups are played as double elimination,
  • all matches are best-of-three,
  • top 3 qualify for the groupstage.

Groupstage[edit]

The 12 winners face Rank 5-8 from Asian Qualifier #2[3] :

  • 16 players are divided into 4 groups of 4 players each,
  • the groups are played as double elimination,
  • all matches are best-of-three,
  • top 2 qualify for the playoffs.

Playoff stage[edit]

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

  • earlier rounds are best-of-three,
  • Grand Final is a best-of-five,
  • semi-final losers are crossed into losers' round 2.

Conclusion[edit]

Prize pool[edit]

CN¥ 4,000 (≃ $ 604.24) are divided among participants as follows[5] :

according to xe.com conversion rate on 2017-10-22 (CN¥ 1 ≃ $ 0.15106).

Participants[edit]

Human Human (3) Orc Orc (4) Undead Undead (3) Night Elf Night Elf (6)
Invited due to Asian Qualifier #2
South Korea Chaemiko South Korea So.in South Korea ReMinD
South Korea LawLiet
granted a spot via Group A (preliminary rounds)
South Korea Lyn China Colorful
China Sini
granted a spot via Group B (preliminary rounds)
China Fast China WFZ
China Pingge
granted a spot via Group C (preliminary rounds)
China Tbc bm China EleGaNt
China Vila
granted a spot via Group D (preliminary rounds)
China Yumiko South Korea Lucifer
South Korea Sok

Broadcasting[edit]

EngSpeaking Back2Warcraft

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

EngSpeaking Hi2Chaco

Results[edit]

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Here the players who respectively finished first, second and third of their preliminary round group, clinching a spot for groupstage :

Groupstage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea Chaemiko
0
Chaemiko 
 Sok
October 19, 2017 19:00 CST
 South Korea Sok
2
 South Korea Lucifer
0
Lucifer 
 Colorful
October 19, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Colorful
2
Winners' Finals
 South Korea Sok
2
Sok 
 Colorful
October 19, 2017 20:30 CST
 China Colorful
0
Losers' Round 1
 South Korea Chaemiko
1
Chaemiko 
 Lucifer
October 19, 2017 20:30 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
2
Losers' Finals
 China Colorful
2
Colorful 
 Lucifer
October 19, 2017 22:00 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
0
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea Sok
 China Colorful

Group B[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea LawLiet
2
LawLiet 
 Vila
October 19, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Vila
0
 China tbc_bm
0
tbc_bm 
 WFZ
October 19, 2017 19:00 CST
 China WFZ
2
Winners' Finals
 South Korea LawLiet
2
LawLiet 
 WFZ
October 19, 2017 20:30 CST
 China WFZ
0
Losers' Round 1
 China Vila
0
Vila 
 tbc_bm
October 19, 2017 20:30 CST
 China tbc_bm
2
Losers' Finals
 China WFZ
2
WFZ 
 tbc_bm
October 19, 2017 22:00 CST
 China tbc_bm
0
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea LawLiet
 China WFZ

Group C[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea ReMinD
2
ReMinD 
 Pingge
October 20, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Pingge
1
 China Fast
0
Fast 
 EleGaNt
October 20, 2017 19:00 CST
 China EleGaNt
2
Winners' Finals
 South Korea ReMinD
2
ReMinD 
 EleGaNt
October 20, 2017 20:30 CST
 China EleGaNt
0
Losers' Round 1
 China Pingge
1
Pingge 
 Fast
October 20, 2017 20:30 CST
 China Fast
2
Losers' Finals
 China EleGaNt
0
EleGaNt 
 Fast
October 20, 2017 22:00 CST
 China Fast
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea ReMinD
 China Fast

Group D[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea So.in
0
So.in 
 Sini
October 20, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Sini
2
 South Korea Lyn
2
Lyn 
 Yumiko
October 20, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Yumiko
1
Winners' Finals
 China Sini
0
Sini 
 Lyn
October 20, 2017 20:30 CST
 South Korea Lyn
2
Losers' Round 1
 South Korea So.in
2
So.in 
 Yumiko
October 20, 2017 20:30 CST
 China Yumiko
0
Losers' Finals
 China Sini
1
Sini 
 So.in
October 20, 2017 22:00 CST
 South Korea So.in
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea Lyn
 South Korea So.in

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinal
 South Korea Lyn
2
Lyn 
 WFZ
October 21, 2017 13:00 CEST
 China WFZ
1
 South Korea So.in
2
So.in 
 ReMinD
October 21, 2017 13:00 CEST
 South Korea ReMinD
1
 China Colorful
0
Colorful 
 LawLiet
October 21, 2017 13:00 CEST
 South Korea LawLiet
2
 South Korea Sok
2
Sok 
 Fast
October 21, 2017 13:00 CEST
 China Fast
0
Semifinals
 South Korea Lyn
1
Lyn 
 So.in
October 21, 2017 14:30 CEST
 South Korea So.in
2
 South Korea LawLiet
2
LawLiet 
 Sok
October 21, 2017 14:30 CEST
 South Korea Sok
0
Winners' Finals
 South Korea So.in
0
So.in 
 LawLiet
October 22, 2017 14:30 CEST
 South Korea LawLiet
2
Losers' Round 1
 China WFZ
2
WFZ 
 ReMinD
October 21, 2017 14:30 CEST
 South Korea ReMinD
1
 China Colorful
2
Colorful 
 Fast
October 21, 2017 14:30 CEST
 China Fast
0
Losers' Round 2
 South Korea Sok
0
Sok 
 WFZ
October 21, 2017 16:00 CEST
 China WFZ
2
 South Korea Lyn
2
Lyn 
 Colorful
October 21, 2017 16:00 CEST
 China Colorful
1
Losers' Round 3
 China WFZ
2
WFZ 
 Lyn
October 22, 2017 13:00 CEST
 South Korea Lyn
0
Losers' Finals
 South Korea So.in
0
So.in 
 WFZ
October 22, 2017 14:00 CEST
 China WFZ
2
Grand Finals
 South Korea LawLiet
3
LawLiet 
 WFZ
 China WFZ
2

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