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2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship

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[e][h]2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship
League Information
Organizer(s):
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice
Format:
1v1
Single-elimination bracket
Prize Pool:
$150,000 USD
Start Date:
2016-03-02
End Date:
2016-03-05
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
10
8
14
Maps
Chronology


The 2016 WCS Winter Circuit Championship will take place in the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland. This event also doubles as IEM Season X - World Championship - the final event of the Intel Extreme Masters Season 10.

The Winter Championship is the first of three Circuit Championships to take place during the 2016 World Championship Series Circuit, followed by the Spring and Summer Championships.

About[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

Format[edit]

  • 32 players in a single-elimination bracket
  • Round 32 to Semifinals are Bo5
  • Finals are Bo7

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

  • Observer
    • France Funka (Alexandre Verrier)
  • French Commentator
    • TBD
  • Other Language Commentators

Prize Pool[edit]

The winner is awarded a WCS Global Playoffs seed. 150,000 USD and 11,000 WCS Circuit Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Protoss (10) Terran (8) Zerg (14)
Regional Challengers (8)
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
Taiwan Has
MilleniumMillenium
France Dayshi
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China XiGua
United States puCK
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics
United States JonSnow2
mYinsanitymYinsanity
France PtitDrogo
Team Exile5Team Exile5
Australia PiG
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi2
EU Server Qualifiers (8)
Invasion eSportInvasion eSport
Netherlands Harstem
Russia Happy
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Spain VortiX3
MilleniumMillenium
Germany ShoWTimE
EURONICS GamingEURONICS Gaming
France FireCake
Sweden SortOf
Invasion eSportInvasion eSport
Germany Lambo
mYinsanitymYinsanity
Finland Serral
Ukraine Bly3
NA Server Qualifiers (6)
United States Neeb
Team eLevateTeam eLevate
Canada MaSa
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
New Zealand Petraeus1
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
Canada HuK1
Invasion eSportInvasion eSport
Mexico MajOr
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China iAsonu
Team EnVyUsTeam EnVyUs
South Korea viOLet
Poland National Qualifiers (2)
EURONICS GamingEURONICS Gaming
Poland Nerchio
True eSportTrue eSport
Poland Elazer
2015 WCS Standings Invites (8)
MilleniumMillenium
France Lilbow
CM StormCM Storm
South Korea Polt
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
South Korea Hydra
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Denmark Bunny
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Norway Snute
MilleniumMillenium
France MarineLorD
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Germany TLO

1 Petraeus could not make it to the live event and was replaced by HuK who came in second place in the NA Server Qualifier, Week 1.[1]

2 JonSnow could not make it to the live event and was replaced by PiLiPiLi who placed the highest in the Regional Challengers: North America.[2]

3 VortiX could not make it to the live event and was replaced by Bly who came in second place in the EU Server Qualifier, Week 1.[3]

Results[edit]

Round of 32 (Bo5)
Round of 16 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South KoreaPolt
3
GermanyLambo
1
FrancePtitDrogo
0
FranceDayshi
3
PtitDrogo
Dayshi
South KoreaPolt
3
FranceDayshi
0
Polt
Dayshi
FinlandSerral
0
FranceFireCake
3
Serral
FireCake
DenmarkBunny
2
TaiwanHas
3
FranceFireCake
3
TaiwanHas
1
South KoreaPolt
3
FranceFireCake
1
Polt
FireCake
PolandMaNa
3
KazakhstanPiLiPiLi
1
CanadaHuK
3
AustraliaPiG
0
HuK
PiG
PolandMaNa
0
CanadaHuK
3
MaNa
HuK
GermanyShoWTimE
2
PolandNerchio
3
FranceLilbow
2
SwedenSortOf
3
PolandNerchio
3
SwedenSortOf
0
Nerchio
SortOf
CanadaHuK
0
PolandNerchio
3
HuK
Nerchio
South KoreaPolt
3
PolandNerchio
0
Polt
Nerchio
United StatespuCK
0
FranceMarineLorD
3
puCK
MarineLorD
ChinaXiGua
1
South KoreaviOLet
3
FranceMarineLorD
2
South KoreaviOLet
3
CanadaMaSa
3
NetherlandsHarstem
1
MexicoMajOr
1
NorwaySnute
3
MajOr
Snute
CanadaMaSa
1
NorwaySnute
3
MaSa
Snute
South KoreaviOLet
1
NorwaySnute
3
viOLet
Snute
RussiaHappy
2
South KoreaHydra
3
BrazilKelazhur
2
United StatesNeeb
3
South KoreaHydra
3
United StatesNeeb
2
ChinaiAsonu
3
GermanyTLO
1
PolandElazer
3
ChinaiAsonu
1
South KoreaHydra
3
PolandElazer
1
NorwaySnute
3
South KoreaHydra
1

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Round of 32
10814
Round of 16
448
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
1264271
Round of 16
5335
Quarterfinals
2213
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
Norway 1
Sweden 1
France 5
Germany 3
Netherlands 1
Denmark 1
Poland 3
Finland 1
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
United States 2
Canada 2
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 2
South Korea 3
Australia 1
Round of 16
Norway 1
Sweden 1
France 3
Poland 3
United States 1
Canada 2
Taiwan 1
China 1
South Korea 3
Quarterfinals
Norway 1
France 1
Poland 2
Canada 1
South Korea 3
Semifinals
Norway 1
Poland 1
South Korea 2
Finals
Norway 1
South Korea 1
Champion
South Korea 1

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Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. @LorangerChris (February 6, 2016). www.twitter.com. https://twitter.com/LorangerChris/status/696136592151310336.
  2. @ESL_Shawn (February 23, 2016). www.twitter.com. https://twitter.com/ESL_Shawn/status/701750764541231104.
  3. @IEM (February 28, 2016). www.twitter.com. https://twitter.com/IEM/status/704040554040946688.