World Cyber Arena 2017 - World Finals

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[e][h]World Cyber Arena 2017 World Finals
League Information
Series:
World Cyber Arena WCA
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Zhuhai
Venue:
Teams:
6
Prize Pool:
¥400,000 CNY
(≃ $63,215.06 USD)
Start Date:
2018-04-29 [1][2]
End Date:
2018-04-30
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
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Chronology
 
2016
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About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Two Round-Robin format groups (3 teams each)
    • All matches are Bo3
    • The top team from each group proceeds to the Grand Final
    • 2nd place teams from each group proceed to the 3rd Place Match
  • Finals:
    • 3rd Place Match is Bo3
    • Grand Final is Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

¥ 400,000 CNY (~$ 63,215.06 USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on April 30, 2018: 1 CNY = 0.158001 USD.

Participants[edit]

IMBA.SAS18
1China DANK1NG 
2China Forestfan 
3China 546 
4China XyGJin 
5Hong Kong JeffVanB 
Quantum Bellator Fire18
1Russia balblna 
2Lithuania Kvik 
3Russia waterfaLLZ 
4Russia jmqa 
5Russia Boombl4 
CRussia iksou 
VG.FlashGaming18
1Hong Kong Freeman 
2China Summer 
3China Attacker 
4China LOVEYY 
5China advent 
Team One15
1Brazil Maluk3 
2Brazil iDk 
3Brazil trk 
4Brazil mch 
5Brazil drg- 
CBrazil cky 
1 Australia INS is replaced by Australia Texta, Australia aliStair is replaced by New Zealand st3rl1ng, and Australia MAGIKKK joins as coach. [6] [7] [8] [9]
2 Brazil peacemaker joins Heroic as their new coach. Denmark es3tag is replaced by Norway RUBINO. [10] [11]
3 Russia seized replaces Kazakhstan fitch in the active lineup. [12]
4 Valour eSports acquire Aimers Alive. [13]
5 Argentina 1962 replaces Argentina Straka on Isurus Gaming. [14]
6 Jordan Latal departs Next Generation and Jordan 3arkooz departs Valour eSports to join Entity.me. [15]
7 Singapore moxie departs B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape. [16]
8 Australia flickz joins Chiefs eSports Club's starting five as Australia pecks is moved to a substitute role. [17]
9 Heroic announces that Denmark JUGi will be going inactive due to personal reasons for an undisclosed period of time. Denmark es3tag returns to the active roster to take his place. [18]
10 Argentina Straka replaces Argentina Zote on Isurus Gaming. [19]
11 Kazakhstan w1nt3r joins B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape. [20]
12 Chiefs eSports Club, B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape, Heroic, and Gambit Esports pull out of the event after the dates are announced due to conflicting schedules. [3]
13 Recca Esports and AGO Esports are announced as replacement teams for their regions. [3]
14 Isurus Gaming announce their withdrawal from the tournament due to conflicting schedules and the poor organization from WCA. [4]
15 Team One is announced as Isurus Gaming's replacement. [21]
16 Brazil steel and Brazil zakk replace Brazil chelo and Brazil Apoka on Luminosity Gaming. [22]
17 AGO Esports, Luminosity Gaming, and Valour eSports announce that they are pulling out of the event. [5]
18 The China Qualifier and the WIld Card Qualifier are cancelled, and IMBA.SAS, Quantum Bellator Fire, and VG.FlashGaming are invited as replacements. [23]
19 World Cyber Arena announces that due to the nationality of the majority of the players on Next Generation, they were not able to get visas to the event. As a result, Next Generation, with the exception of Jordan Viper, will play with a roster of stand-ins. [24]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. VG.FlashGaming 2-0 76-55 +21 6p
2. QB Fire 1-1 71-64 +7 3p
3. Recca Esports 0-2 39-67 -28 0p

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Team One 1-1 56-53 +3 3p
2. Next Generation 1-1 53-54 -1 3p
3. IMBA.SAS 1-1 51-53 -2 3p


Legend
Proceed to Grand Final
Proceed to 3rd Place Match
Eliminated


Playoffs[edit]

3rd Place Match[edit]

Next G 02 QBF
April 30, 2018 - 9:30 CST
116
5
916
7
32
1
1316
3
 
 
 
 

Grand Final[edit]

Team One 02 VG.Flash
April 30, 2018 - 18:00 CST
73
4
416
12
19921
610
21622
229
 
 
 
 

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "WCA2017 Grand Finals Postponement Announcement". WCA. 2017-11-21.
  2. LucasAM (2018-04-04). "Dates and location for WCA 2017 announced". HLTV.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 LucasAM (2018-04-04). "Several teams pull out of WCA 2017 Finals". HLTV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Esta vez, a China no" (in Argentina Spanish). Isurus Gaming. 2018-04-05.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 MIRAA (2018-04-26). "WCA team list updated; Luminosity, AGO pull out". HLTV.
  6. "We are pleased to announce the signing of our newest Tainted CSGO player- @inscsgo!". Tainted Minds. 2017-12-12.
  7. flam3z (2017-12-13). "Chiefs bring in Texta". HLTV.
  8. flam3z (2018-01-19). "aliStair departs Chiefs; sterling joins". HLTV.
  9. flam3z (2018-02-22). "You going places again @MAGIKKKKKKK".
  10. "Heroic Extends Contract with peacemaker". Heroic. 2017-12-15.
  11. MIRAA (2018-02-14). "Official: RUBINO replaces es3tag in Heroic squad". HLTV.
  12. "seized joins Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Esports. 2018-02-06.
  13. Zaher (2017-11-10). "Valour eSports Acquires Aimers Alive". ES.ME.
  14. "Con una variante a Brasil " [A roster change before our travel to Brazil] (in Argentina Spanish). Isurus Gaming. 2018-01-26.
  15. flam3z (2018-03-10). "Entity announces Middle-East roster". HLTV.
  16. flam3z (2018-03-14). "MOXIE DEPARTS B.O.O.T-D[S"]. HLTV.org.
  17. "Please welcome Samuel @flickzCSGO Jones to the starting 5!". Chiefs eSports Club. 2018-03-21.
  18. Emil Terkelsen (2018-03-12). "Heroic må undvære JUGi på ubestemt tid " [JUGI absent from Heroic roster for an indefinite amount of time] (in Denmark Danish). Esportsmagasinet.
  19. Isurus Gaming (2018-03-27). "Sabemos que lo extrañaban, y ahora volvió a casa. " [We know he was missed, and now he came home.] (in Argentina Spanish).
  20. Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin (2018-04-02). "w1nt3r joins B.O.O.T-d[s"]. HLTV.org.
  21. MIRAA (2018-04-09). "TeamOne to replace Isurus at WCA 2017 Finals". HLTV.
  22. "Roster Update:". Luminosity Gaming. 2018-04-22.
  23. MIRAA (2018-04-26). "WCA team list updated; Luminosity, AGO pull out". HLTV.
  24. "WCA2017-18赛季全球总决赛《CS:GO》比赛前瞻群雄割据的厮杀 " [WC2017-18 Season Global Finals "CS:GO" Competition Preview] (in China Chinese). World Cyber Arena. 2018-04-26.