2015 WCS Season 2 Challenger League

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Format[edit]

  • Each player from the previous season's Premier Leagueremier League, except the champion, is matched up against a qualified player from his region in a single Best-of-five match.
    • The winner of the Bo5 is seeded to Premier Leagueremier League.
    • The loser of the Bo5 is eliminated and may qualify through next season's qualifiers.
  • Introduced for the Season 2 in the regions of America and Europe, Premier Pick allow the Premier League players to pick the WCS Challenger players.[1] The order of picking is based on the rankings of WCS Season 1 followed by WCS Points. If the players are still tied, the order is randomly drawn.

Prize Pool[edit]

Each of the 31 seeds into Premier League award at least $4,500 USD and 100 WCS Points after future participation. In addition, $62,000 and 1,550 WCS Points are divided among participants as follows:

Europe[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (8) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (11)
From Season 1 Premier League (14)
Sweden NaNiwa
Netherlands uThermal
Norway TargA
Poland MaNa
Russia Happy
Finland Serral
Finland Welmu
Sweden MorroW
France FireCake
Germany ShoWTimE
South Korea ForGG
Germany TLO
Denmark Bunny
Norway Snute
From European Qualifier (14)
Germany GunGFuBanDa
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Ukraine Bly
Finland elfi
Serbia Beastyqt
Netherlands Ret
France Lilbow
France MarineLorD
Poland Nerchio
Netherlands Harstem
Poland souL
Sweden Zanster
Poland Elazer
New Zealand Petraeus

Seedings[edit]

# ID S1 Rank Points
1 dkDenmark t Bunny 3-4 950
2 deGermany p ShoWTimE 3-4 950
3 krSouth Korea t ForGG 5-8 1025
4 noNorway z Snute 5-8 900
5 deGermany z TLO 5-8 650
6 fiFinland z Serral 9-12 450
7 frFrance z FireCake 9-12 450
8 fiFinland p Welmu 13-16 350
9 plPoland p MaNa 13-16 350
10 nlNetherlands t uThermal 17-24 275
11 seSweden t MorroW 17-24 275
12 ruRussia t Happy 17-24 200
13 seSweden p NaNiwa 17-24 200
14 noNorway z TargA 25-32 300

Seedings are based on WCS Season 1 Rankings, followed by
WCS Points and random draw if they are tied.

Results[edit]

Day 1[edit]

Day 1
April 27, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
Snute  Norway31Ukraine  Bly
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April 27, 2015 - 18:05 CEST
Welmu  Finland23Netherlands  Ret
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April 27, 2015 - 19:20 CEST
TLO  Germany32Poland  Nerchio
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April 27, 2015 - 20:40 CEST
uThermal  Netherlands13France  Lilbow
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Day 2[edit]

Day 2
April 29, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
Bunny  Denmark30Serbia  Beastyqt
 
 
Echo
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April 29, 2015 - 17:55 CEST
ShoWTimE  Germany13Poland  Elazer
 
 
Coda
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April 29, 2015 - 19:10 CEST
MaNa  Poland32Germany  HeRoMaRinE
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April 29, 2015 - 20:40 CEST
NaNiwa  Sweden03Germany  GunGFuBanDa
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April 29, 2015 - 21:50 CEST
FireCake  France31Sweden  Zanster
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Day 3[edit]

Day 3
April 30, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
Happy  Russian Federation13France  MarineLorD
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April 30, 2015 - 18:30 CEST
ForGG  Korea (South)30Poland  souL
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April 30, 2015 - 19:20 CEST
TargA  Norway23Finland  elfi
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April 30, 2015 - 20:40 CEST
MorroW  Sweden03New Zealand  Petraeus
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April 30, 2015 - 22:05 CEST
Serral  Finland13Netherlands  Harstem
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America[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (5)
From Season 1 Premier League (7)
USA Astrea
South Korea viOLet
USA puCK
USA Suppy
Canada HuK
Canada Kane
South Korea Hydra
From American Qualifier (7)
USA Zeal
USA Xenocider
South Korea Jaedong
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
USA qxc
South Korea StarDust
Canada MaSa

Seedings[edit]

# ID S1 Rank Points
1 krSouth Korea z Hydra 2 1875
2 caCanada z Kane 5-8 650
3 usUSA p puCK 17-24 200
4 krSouth Korea z viOLet 17-24 200
5 caCanada p HuK 25-32 275
6 usUSA z Suppy 25-32 150
7 usUSA p Astrea 25-32 150

Seedings are based on WCS Season 1 Rankings, followed by
WCS Points and random draw if they are tied.

Results[edit]

Day 1[edit]

Day 1
April 27, 2015 - 18:00 EDT
HuK  Canada23Korea (South)  StarDust
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April 27, 2015 - 19:25 EDT
Kane  Canada30Kazakhstan  PiLiPiLi
 
 
Echo
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April 27, 2015 - 20:10 EDT
Hydra  Korea (South)30United States of America  Zeal
 
 
Coda
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Day 2[edit]

Day 2
April 28, 2015 - 18:00 EDT
viOLet  Korea (South)30United States of America  qxc
 
 
Coda
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April 28, 2015 - 19:05 EDT
puCK  United States of America23United States of America  Xenocider
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April 28, 2015 - 20:55 EDT
Astrea  United States of America03Canada  MaSa
 
 
Echo
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April 28, 2015 - 21:40 EDT
Suppy  United States of America03Korea (South)  Jaedong
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China[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (0) Zerg Zerg (4)
From Season 1 Premier League (4)
China Jim
China iAsonu
China MacSed
China XiGua
From GPL 2015 Season 1 (4)
China Mystery
China Ein1
China Courage
China Cyan1
China TooDming

1 Cyan replaced Ein, who could not attend offline.

Results[edit]

Matches
April 18, 2015 16:00 CST
iAsonu  China30China  Courage
April 18, 2015 17:40 CST
Jim  China31China  Cyan
 
 
Coda
April 18, 2015 18:40 CST
XiGua  China23China  TooDming
April 18, 2015 20:00 CST
MacSed  China13China  Mystery

Latin America[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (0) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (2)
From Season 1 Premier League (2)
Brazil Kelazhur
Mexico MajOr
From Copa América 2015 Season 1 (2)
Peru CatZ
Mexico Cham

Results[edit]

Matches
April 29, 2015 19:00 CDT
Kelazhur  Brazil30Peru  CatZ
April 29, 2015 20:00 CDT
MajOr  Mexico30Mexico  Cham
 
 
Echo

Oceania & South East Asia[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (1) Terran Terran (1) Zerg Zerg (2)
From Season 1 Premier League (2)
Australia iaguz
Australia PiG
From Oceania & South East Asian Qualifier (2)
Singapore Blysk
Australia NXZ

Results[edit]

Matches
April 18, 2015 - 13:00 AEST
PiG  Australia23Australia  NXZ
April 18, 2015 - 14:20 AEST
iaguz  Australia30Singapore  Blysk

Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (1) Terran Terran (0) Zerg Zerg (3)
From Season 1 Premier League (2)
Taiwan Has
Taiwan Sen
From Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau Qualifier (2)
Taiwan Slam
Taiwan Cheetos

Results[edit]

Matches
April 26, 2015 - 20:00 TST
Sen  Taiwan, Republic of China30Taiwan, Republic of China  Slam
April 26, 2015 - 21:00 TST
Has  Taiwan, Republic of China30Taiwan, Republic of China  Cheetos

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Challenger League
201527
Premier League
9814

Europe

  Eastern Europe Northern EuropeSouthern EuropeWestern EuropeSouth KoreaOther
Challenger League
Poland 4
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
Denmark 1
Finland 3
Norway 2
Sweden 3
Serbia 1
France 3
Germany 4
Netherlands 3
South Korea 1
1
Premier League
Poland 2
Denmark 1
Finland 1
Norway 1
France 3
Germany 2
Netherlands 2
South Korea 1
1

Other

  Americas South KoreaEastern AsiaSEA / OceaniaOther
Challenger League
Brazil 1
Canada 4
Mexico 2
Peru 1
USA 6
South Korea 4
China 8
Taiwan 4
Australia 3
Singapore 1
1
Premier League
Brazil 1
Canada 2
Mexico 1
USA 1
South Korea 4
China 4
Taiwan 2
Australia 2

VODs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Blizzard Entertainment (March 11, 2015). "WCS Qualifiers, Schedule, and New Premier Pick System for Season 2". Wcs.battle.net. Retrieved March 11, 2015.