2015 WCS Season 3 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.

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:

|- | rowspan="31" valign="middle" | 1st-31st | rowspan="31" colspan="2" valign="middle" align="center" | Premier League | align="left" style="height:26px;" | France  MarineLorD | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Millenium |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Poland  MaNa | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Team Liquid |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Norway  Snute | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Team Liquid |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Germany  HeRoMaRinE | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | mousesports |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Germany  ShoWTimE | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ZZZZZ |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | South Korea  ForGG | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Millenium |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Slovenia  Starbuck | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Team MiA |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Germany  TLO | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Team Liquid |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | France  Lilbow | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Millenium |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Finland  elfi | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ZZZZZ |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Poland  Elazer | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Extreme Supremacy |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Germany  GunGFuBanDa | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Planetkey Dynamics |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Netherlands  Harstem | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Invasion eSport |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Sweden  Zanster | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Team Property |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Canada  MaSa | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ROOT Gaming |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | South Korea  Jaedong | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Evil Geniuses |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | USA  Neeb | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ZZZZZ |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Canada  Kane | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ZZZZZ |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | South Korea  Polt | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | CM Storm |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | South Korea  viOLet | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Team EnVyUs |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | USA  Hitman | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ZZZZZ |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | China  XiGua | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Invictus Gaming |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | China  Jim | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Invictus Gaming |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | China  iAsonu | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Invictus Gaming |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | China  Shana | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | TouHou Project |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Brazil  Kelazhur | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ROOT Gaming |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Mexico  MajOr | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ZZZZZ |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Australia  iaguz | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | ROOT Gaming |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | New Zealand  Petraeus | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | mYinsanity |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Taiwan  Has | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | yoe Flash Wolves |- | align="left" style="height:26px;" | Taiwan  Sen | align="left" class="prizepooltable-col-team" | Hong Kong Attitude

  • uThermal forfeited his place in Premier League due to illness and was replaced by elfi.[1] As stated in the 2015 WCS Player Handbook (15.0.B), after a 48 hours notice prior to the scheduled match, the player's placement and all applicable prize money and WCS points are swapped with the replacement player.

Europe[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (10) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (11)
From Season 2 Premier League (13)
Poland MaNa
South Korea ForGG
Norway Snute
Finland elfi
France MarineLorD
Poland Elazer
Germany GunGFuBanDa
Denmark Bunny
France FireCake
Netherlands Harstem
Netherlands Ret
France Lilbow
New Zealand Petraeus[2]
Germany TLO
From European Qualifier (15)
Germany ShoWTimE
Russia Happy
Sweden SortOf
Finland Welmu
Netherlands uThermal
Ukraine Bly
Sweden NaNiwa
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Poland Nerchio
Russia DmC
France Dayshi
Sweden Zanster
France DnS
Finland Serral
Slovenia Starbuck

Seedings[edit]

# ID S2 Rank Points Pick
1 frFrance p Lilbow 2 1425 seSweden z SortOf[3]
2 dkDenmark t Bunny 3-4 1900 siSlovenia z Starbuck[4]
3 deGermany z TLO 5-8 1200 uaUkraine z Bly[5]
4 frFrance t MarineLorD 5-8 650 ruRussia p DmC[6]
5 frFrance z FireCake 9-12 650 seSweden z Zanster[7]
6 deGermany p GunGFuBanDa 9-12 400 frFrance p DnS[8]
7 krSouth Korea t ForGG 13-16 1275 frFrance t Dayshi[9]
8 nlNetherlands p Harstem 13-16 725 plPoland z Nerchio[10]
9 nlNetherlands z Ret 13-16 425 deGermany t HeRoMaRinE[11]
10 fiFinland p elfi 17-24 250 nlNetherlands t uThermal[12]
11 plPoland z Elazer 17-24 150 fiFinland p Welmu[13]
12 noNorway z Snute 25-32 1075 fiFinland z Serral[14]
13 plPoland p MaNa 25-32 525 ruRussia t Happy[15]
14 deGermany p ShoWTimE 32-62 950 seSweden p NaNiwa

Seedings are based on WCS Season 2 Rankings, followed by
WCS Points and random draw if they are tied.

Results[edit]

Day 1[edit]

Day 1
July 27, 2015 - 17:10 CEST
MarineLorD  France30Russian Federation  DmC
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July 27, 2015 - 18:05 CEST
MaNa  Poland32Russian Federation  Happy
preview lrthread
July 27, 2015 - 19:20 CEST
Snute  Norway30Finland  Serral
 
 
Coda
preview lrthread
July 27, 2015 - 20:10 CEST
Ret  Netherlands13Germany  HeRoMaRinE
preview lrthread
July 27, 2015 - 21:40 CEST
ShoWTimE  Germany32Sweden  NaNiwa
preview lrthread

Day 2[edit]

Day 2
July 28, 2015 - 17:10 CEST
ForGG  Korea (South)30France  Dayshi
preview lrthread
July 28, 2015 - 17:50 CEST
Bunny  Denmark13Slovenia  Starbuck
preview lrthread
July 28, 2015 - 18:50 CEST
TLO  Germany31Ukraine  Bly
preview lrthread
July 28, 2015 - 19:50 CEST
Lilbow  France30Sweden  SortOf
preview lrthread
July 28, 2015 - 20:40 CEST
elfi  Finland03Netherlands  uThermal
preview lrthread

Day 3[edit]

Day 3
July 29, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
Elazer  Poland30Finland  Welmu
preview lrthread
July 29, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
GunGFuBanDa  Germany30France  DnS
preview lrthread
July 29, 2015 - 19:35 CEST
Harstem  Netherlands31Poland  Nerchio
preview lrthread
July 29, 2015 - 21:00 CEST
FireCake  France03Sweden  Zanster
preview lrthread

America[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (5) Zerg Zerg (4)
From Season 2 Premier League (7)
South Korea StarDust
USA Xenocider
South Korea viOLet
Canada MaSa
Canada Kane
South Korea Polt
South Korea Jaedong
From American Qualifier (7)
USA Bails
USA qxc
USA JonSnow
USA Neeb
Canada Semper
USA Hitman
Canada HuK

Seedings[edit]

# ID S2 Rank Points Pick
1 krSouth Korea t Polt 3-4 3150 usUSA z JonSnow[16]
2 krSouth Korea z Jaedong 5-8 1225 caCanada t Semper[17]
3 krSouth Korea p StarDust 5-8 600 usUSA p Neeb[18]
4 krSouth Korea z viOLet 17-24 300 usUSA t qxc[19]
5 caCanada t MaSa 17-24 200 usUSA p Bails[20]
6 usUSA t Xenocider 17-24 200 usUSA p Hitman[21]
7 caCanada z Kane 25-32 700 caCanada p HuK

Seedings are based on WCS Season 2 Rankings, followed by
WCS Points and random draw if they are tied.

Results[edit]

Day 1[edit]

Day 1
July 22, 2015 - 15:00 EDT
MaSa  Canada30United States of America  Bails
preview lrthread
July 22, 2015 - 16:20 EDT
Jaedong  Korea (South)30Canada  Semper
preview lrthread
July 22, 2015 - 17:25 EDT
StarDust  Korea (South)23United States of America  Neeb
preview lrthread

Day 2[edit]

Day 2
July 23, 2015 - 15:00 EDT
Kane  Canada32Canada  HuK
preview lrthread
July 23, 2015 - 16:30 EDT
Polt  Korea (South)30United States of America  JonSnow
preview lrthread
July 23, 2015 - 17:20 EDT
viOLet  Korea (South)31United States of America  qxc
preview lrthread
July 23, 2015 - 18:30 EDT
Xenocider  United States of America23United States of America  Hitman
preview lrthread

China[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (2) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (4)
From Season 2 Premier League (4)
China Jim
China iAsonu
China Mystery
China TooDming
From GPL 2015 Season 2 Group Stage #2 (4)
China XY
China XiGua
China Shana
China Courage

Results[edit]

Matches
May 29, 2015 16:00 CST
TooDming  China03China  XiGua
 
 
Coda
May 29, 2015 19:50 CST
Jim  China30China  Courage
 
 
Coda
May 29, 2015 18:40 CST
iAsonu  China30China  XY
May 29, 2015 17:30 CST
Mystery  China03China  Shana

Latin America[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (0) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (2)
From Season 2 Premier League (2)
Brazil Kelazhur
Mexico MajOr
From Copa America 2015 Season 2 (2)
Brazil ReasoN
Mexico JimRising

Results[edit]

Matches
July 8, 2015 19:00 CDT
Kelazhur  Brazil31Brazil  ReasoN
 
 
Echo
July 8, 2015 20:40 CDT
MajOr  Mexico30Mexico  JimRising

Oceania & South East Asia[edit]

Participants[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Matches
July 12, 2015 13:15 AEST
NXZ  Australia03New Zealand  Petraeus
July 12, 2015 13:50 AEST
iaguz  Australia30Singapore  Blysk

Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau[edit]

Participants[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Matches
July 19, 2015 - 20:00 TST
Has  Taiwan, Republic of China31Taiwan, Republic of China  Cheetos
July 19, 2015 - 21:10 TST
Sen  Taiwan, Republic of China32Taiwan, Republic of China  Ian

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Challenger League
191726
Premier League
91012

Europe

  Eastern Europe Northern EuropeSouthern EuropeWestern EuropeSouth KoreaOther
Challenger League
Poland 3
Russia 2
Ukraine 1
Denmark 1
Finland 3
Norway 1
Sweden 3
Slovenia 1
France 5
Germany 4
Netherlands 3
South Korea 1
Premier League
Poland 2
Norway 1
Sweden 1
Slovenia 1
France 2
Germany 4
Netherlands 2
South Korea 1

Other

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

References[edit]

  1. @ESLSC2 (August 13, 2015). "Efli will replace uThermal due to illness in Group B August 14th!". Twitter.com. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  2. @mYiPetraeus. "Petraeus forfeits his spot in WCS EU challenger to qualify through SEA". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
  3. @LilbowSC (July 11, 2015). "Lilbow picks SortOf". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  4. @Liquid_Bunny (July 11, 2015). "Bunny picks Starbuck". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  5. @LiquidTLO (July 11, 2015). "TLO picks Bly". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  6. @M_Marinelord (July 11, 2015). "MarineLorD picks DmC". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  7. @pLineFireCake (July 11, 2015). "FireCake picks Zanster". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  8. @GunGFuBanDa (July 11, 2015). "GunGFuBanDa picks DnS". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  9. @ForGG1 (July 11, 2015). "ForGG picks Dayshi". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  10. @messioso (July 11, 2015). "Harstem picks Nerchio". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  11. @LiquidRet (July 11, 2015). "Ret picks HeRoMaRinE". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  12. @elfiSC2 (July 11, 2015). "elfi picks uThermal". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  13. @ElazerSC2 (July 11, 2015). "Elazer picks Welmu". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  14. @Liquid_MaNa (July 11, 2015). "Snute picks Serral". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  15. @LiquidSnute (July 11, 2015). "MaNa picks Happy". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  16. @CMStormPolt (July 11, 2015). "Polt picks JonSnow". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  17. @EGJaedong (July 11, 2015). "Jaedong picks Semper". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  18. @StardustSC2 (July 11, 2015). "Stardust picks Neeb". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  19. @nV_Violet (July 11, 2015). "viOLet picks qxc". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  20. @ROOTMaSa (July 11, 2015). "MaSa picks Bails". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  21. @EGXeno (July 11, 2015). "Xenocider picks Hitman". Twitter.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.