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2015 WCS Season 2 Challenger League

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[e][h]2015 WCS Season 2 Challenger League
League Information
Type:
Online/Offline
Format:
1v1
Bo5 Matches
Prize Pool:
$62,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-04-18
End Date:
2015-04-30
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
62
20
15
27
Maps
Chronology


Format[edit]

  • The Challenger League consists of:
  • Each returning player faces a qualified player from their region in a single Bo5 match.
    • The winner advances to Premier Leagueremier League.
    • The loser is eliminated and may requalify next season.
  • Introduced for Season 2 in the regions of America and Europe: Premier Pick allows the Premier League players to choose their opponents.[1] The order of picking is determined by 2015 WCS Season 1 rank followed by WCS Points.

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 (8) Terran (9) Zerg (11)
From Season 1 Premier League (14)
Team PropertyTeam Property
Sweden NaNiwa
AT GamingAT Gaming
Netherlands uThermal
Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming
Norway TargA
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
Russia Happy
mYinsanitymYinsanity
Finland Serral
Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming
Finland Welmu
Team PropertyTeam Property
Sweden MorroW
Punchline ESCPunchline ESC
France FireCake
Team ALTERNATETeam ALTERNATE
Germany ShoWTimE
MilleniumMillenium
South Korea ForGG
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Germany TLO
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Denmark Bunny
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Norway Snute
From European Qualifier (14)
Planetkey DynamicsPlanetkey Dynamics
Germany GunGFuBanDa
mousesportsmousesports
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Team AcerTeam Acer
Ukraine Bly
Finland elfi
Extreme SupremacyExtreme Supremacy
Serbia Beastyqt
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands Ret
MilleniumMillenium
France Lilbow
MilleniumMillenium
France MarineLorD
Team AcerTeam Acer
Poland Nerchio
Invasion eSportInvasion eSport
Netherlands Harstem
BrawL eSportsBrawL eSports
Poland souL
Team PropertyTeam Property
Sweden Zanster
Extreme SupremacyExtreme Supremacy
Poland Elazer
mYinsanitymYinsanity
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 1preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
Snute  Norway31Ukraine  Bly
preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 18:05 CEST
Welmu  Finland23Netherlands  Ret
preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 19:20 CEST
TLO  Germany32Poland  Nerchio
preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 20:40 CEST
uThermal  Netherlands13France  Lilbow
preview lrthread

Day 2[edit]

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

Day 3[edit]

Day 3preview lrthread
April 30, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
Happy  Russia13France  MarineLorD
preview lrthread
April 30, 2015 - 18:30 CEST
ForGG  South Korea30Poland  souL
preview lrthread
April 30, 2015 - 19:20 CEST
TargA  Norway23Finland  elfi
preview lrthread
April 30, 2015 - 20:40 CEST
MorroW  Sweden03New Zealand  Petraeus
preview lrthread
April 30, 2015 - 22:05 CEST
Serral  Finland13Netherlands  Harstem
preview lrthread

Talents[edit]

America[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss (6) Terran (3) Zerg (5)
From Season 1 Premier League (7)
Team AscensionTeam Ascension
United States Astrea
Team EnVyUsTeam EnVyUs
South Korea viOLet
Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics
United States puCK
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
United States Suppy
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
Canada HuK
mYinsanitymYinsanity
Canada Kane
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
South Korea Hydra
From American Qualifier (7)
BrawL eSportsBrawL eSports
United States Zeal
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
United States Xenocider
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea Jaedong
RedbloodsRedbloods
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
United States qxc
South Korea StarDust
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Canada MaSa

Seedings[edit]

# ID S1 Rank Points
1 krSouth Korea z Hydra 2 1875
2 caCanada z Kane 5-8 650
3 usUnited States p puCK 17-24 200
4 krSouth Korea z viOLet 17-24 200
5 caCanada p HuK 25-32 275
6 usUnited States z Suppy 25-32 150
7 usUnited States 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 1preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 18:00 EDT
HuK  Canada23South Korea  StarDust
preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 19:25 EDT
Kane  Canada30Kazakhstan  PiLiPiLi
 
 
Echo
preview lrthread
April 27, 2015 - 20:10 EDT
Hydra  South Korea30United States  Zeal
 
 
Coda
preview lrthread

Day 2[edit]

Day 2preview lrthread
April 28, 2015 - 18:00 EDT
viOLet  South Korea30United States  qxc
 
 
Coda
preview lrthread
April 28, 2015 - 19:05 EDT
puCK  United States23United States  Xenocider
preview lrthread
April 28, 2015 - 20:55 EDT
Astrea  United States03Canada  MaSa
 
 
Echo
preview lrthread
April 28, 2015 - 21:40 EDT
Suppy  United States03South Korea  Jaedong
preview lrthread

Talents[edit]

  • English Commentators
  • Observer
    • United States Flo (Florence Chee-Yun Yao)

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

China[edit]

See also: GPL 2015 Season 1 Premier League

Participants[edit]

Protoss (4) Terran (0) Zerg (4)
From Season 1 Premier League (4)
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China Jim
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China iAsonu
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China MacSed
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China XiGua
From GPL 2015 Season 1 (4)
TouHou ProjectTouHou Project
China Mystery
HistHist
China Ein1
Zenith of OriginZenith of Origin
China Courage
Zenith of OriginZenith of Origin
China Cyan1
Zenith of OriginZenith of Origin
China TooDming

1 Cyan replaced Ein, who could not attend offline.

Results[edit]

GPL 2015 Season 1 Premier League Quarterfinal Matchespreview lrthread
April 18, 2015 16:00 CST
iAsonu  China30China  Courage
preview lrthread
April 18, 2015 17:40 CST
Jim  China31China  Cyan
 
 
Coda
preview lrthread
April 18, 2015 18:40 CST
XiGua  China23China  TooDming
preview lrthread
April 18, 2015 20:00 CST
MacSed  China13China  Mystery
preview lrthread

Latin America[edit]

See also: Copa América 2015 Season 1

Participants[edit]

Protoss (0) Terran (2) Zerg (2)
From Season 1 Premier League (2)
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
Mexico MajOr
From Copa América 2015 Season 1 (2)
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Peru CatZ
BrawL eSportsBrawL eSports
Mexico Cham

Results[edit]

Copa América 2015 Season 1 Semifinal Matches lrthread
April 29, 2015 19:00 CDT
Kelazhur  Brazil30Peru  CatZ
lrthread
April 29, 2015 20:00 CDT
MajOr  Mexico30Mexico  Cham
 
 
Echo
lrthread

Oceania & South East Asia[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss (1) Terran (1) Zerg (2)
From Season 1 Premier League (2)
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Australia iaguz
Team Exile5Team Exile5
Australia PiG
From Oceania & South East Asian Qualifier (2)
mYinsanitymYinsanity
Singapore Blysk
Silicon SportsSilicon Sports
Australia NXZ

Results[edit]

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

Talents[edit]

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss (1) Terran (0) Zerg (3)
From Season 1 Premier League (2)
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
Taiwan Has
Hong Kong AttitudeHong Kong Attitude
Taiwan Sen
From Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau Qualifier (2)
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
Taiwan Slam
Wayi SpiderWayi Spider
Taiwan Cheetos

Results[edit]

Matches Watch VOD
April 26, 2015 - 20:00 TST
Sen  Taiwan30Taiwan  Slam
April 26, 2015 - 21:00 TST
Has  Taiwan30Taiwan  Cheetos

Talents[edit]

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
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
United States 6
South Korea 4
China 8
Taiwan 4
Australia 3
Singapore 1
1
Premier League
Brazil 1
Canada 2
Mexico 1
United States 1
South Korea 4
China 4
Taiwan 2
Australia 2

View Games[edit]

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.