2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship

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[e][h]2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice
Format:
Single-elimination
Prize pool:
$150,000
Start Date:
2016-03-02
End Date:
2016-03-05
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  Polt
Norway  Snute
Poland  Nerchio
South Korea  Hydra
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]

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 Protoss (10) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (14)
Regional Challengers (8)
Taiwan Has
France Dayshi
China XiGua
USA puCK
Brazil Kelazhur
USA JonSnow2
France PtitDrogo
Australia PiG
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi2
EU Server Qualifiers (8)
Netherlands Harstem
Russia Happy
Spain VortiX3
Germany ShoWTimE
France FireCake
Sweden SortOf
Germany Lambo
Finland Serral
Ukraine Bly3
NA Server Qualifiers (6)
USA Neeb
Canada MaSa
New Zealand Petraeus1
Canada HuK1
Mexico MajOr
China iAsonu
South Korea viOLet
Poland National Qualifiers (2)
Poland Nerchio
Poland Elazer
2015 WCS Standings Invites (8)
France Lilbow
South Korea Polt
South Korea Hydra
Poland MaNa
Denmark Bunny
Norway Snute
France MarineLorD
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)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 Lambo
March 2, 2016 - 12:00 CET
 Germany Lambo
1
 France PtitDrogo
0
PtitDrogo 
 Dayshi
March 2, 2016 - 12:00 CET
 France Dayshi
3
 Finland Serral
0
Serral 
 FireCake
March 2, 2016 - 13:55 CET
 France FireCake
3
 Denmark Bunny
2
Bunny 
 Has
 Taiwan Has
3
 Poland MaNa
3
MaNa 
 PiLiPiLi
 Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
1
 Canada HuK
3
HuK 
 PiG
March 2, 2016 - 15:30 CET
 Australia PiG
0
 Germany ShoWTimE
2
ShoWTimE 
 Nerchio
 Poland Nerchio
3
 France Lilbow
2
Lilbow 
 SortOf
 Sweden SortOf
3
 USA puCK
0
puCK 
 MarineLorD
March 2, 2016 - 18:55 CET
 France MarineLorD
3
 China XiGua
1
XiGua 
 viOLet
 South Korea viOLet
3
 Canada MaSa
3
MaSa 
 Harstem
 Netherlands Harstem
1
 Mexico MajOr
1
MajOr 
 Snute
March 2, 2016 - 20:25 CET
 Norway Snute
3
 Russia Happy
2
Happy 
 Hydra
 South Korea Hydra
3
 Brazil Kelazhur
2
Kelazhur 
 Neeb
 USA Neeb
3
 Ukraine Bly
2
Bly 
 Elazer
 Poland Elazer
3
 China iAsonu
3
iAsonu 
 TLO
 Germany TLO
1
Round of 16 (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 Dayshi
March 3, 2016 - 15:00 CET
 France Dayshi
0
 France FireCake
3
FireCake 
 Has
 Taiwan Has
1
 Poland MaNa
0
MaNa 
 HuK
March 3, 2016 - 18:00 CET
 Canada HuK
3
 Poland Nerchio
3
Nerchio 
 SortOf
March 3, 2016 - 18:50 CET
 Sweden SortOf
0
 France MarineLorD
2
MarineLorD 
 viOLet
 South Korea viOLet
3
 Canada MaSa
1
MaSa 
 Snute
March 4, 2016 - 12:00 CET
 Norway Snute
3
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra 
 Neeb
 USA Neeb
2
 Poland Elazer
3
Elazer 
 iAsonu
 China iAsonu
1
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 FireCake
March 4, 2016 - 17:25 CET
 France FireCake
1
 Canada HuK
0
HuK 
 Nerchio
March 4, 2016 - 18:55 CET
 Poland Nerchio
3
 South Korea viOLet
1
viOLet 
 Snute
March 4, 2016 - 20:15 CET
 Norway Snute
3
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra 
 Elazer
 Poland Elazer
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 Nerchio
March 5, 2016 - 12:30 CET
 Poland Nerchio
0
 Norway Snute
3
Snute 
 Hydra
 South Korea Hydra
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Polt
4
 Norway Snute
2

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
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
USA 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
USA 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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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.