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2017 WCS Austin

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[e][h]2017 WCS Austin
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Americas
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Austin
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$100,000 USD
Start Date:
2017-04-28
End Date:
2017-04-30
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
80
22
24
34
Maps
Chronology


The 2017 WCS Austin was the first of four events of the 2017 WCS Circuit.
It took place at DreamHack Austin 2017 and was organized by DreamHack (main tournament) and ESL (regional qualifiers).

Format[edit]

First Group Stage

  • 64 players in 16 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format
  • Matches are Bo3
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage

Second Group Stage

  • 32 players in 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format
  • Matches are Bo3
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage

Third Group Stage

  • 16 players from the Second Group Stage
  • 16 players from Qualifiers
  • 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format
  • Matches are Bo3
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the playoffs

Playoffs

  • 16 players in a single-elimination bracket
  • Round of 16 to Semifinals are played in Bo5
  • Finals are played in Bo7

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

  • Host
  • Observer
  • French Commentator
    • TBD
  • English Commentators
  • Other Language Commentators

Prize Pool[edit]

100,000 USD and 11,000 WCS Circuit Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Notable Participants[edit]

This list contains the most notable players. For a full participants list go to: Player List

Protoss Terran Zerg
Qualified players (16)
Hong Kong Bistork
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Australia iaguz
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Mexico Cham
Taiwan Has
Mexico MajOr
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China iAsonu
TingTing
United States Neeb
X-TeamX-Team
China TIME
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
United States JonSnow
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
EURONICS GamingEURONICS Gaming
Poland Nerchio
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Australia Probe
Ence eSportsEnce eSports
Finland Serral
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
United States puCK
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Norway Snute
ArmaTeamArmaTeam
Germany ShoWTimE
Notable open sign-up players
Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics
United States MCanning
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
South Korea TRUE
United States NonY
Team eLevateTeam eLevate
Canada MaSa
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
United States PandaBearMe
Team eLevateTeam eLevate
United States Bails
Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club
United States Pokebunny
China TooDming
RYE E-SPORTSRYE E-SPORTS
China Cyan
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands uThermal
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Peru CatZ
mYinsanitymYinsanity
France PtitDrogo
Dead PixelsDead Pixels
Netherlands Optimus
Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club
United States GAMETIME
Dead PixelsDead Pixels
Germany FeaR
Rival GamingRival Gaming
United States Cuddlebear
Team expertTeam expert
Ukraine Bly
Netherlands Harstem
Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club
United States Raze
Germany Lambo
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club
United States xKawaiian
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Germany TLO
Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club
United States Creature
Sweden SortOf
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
United States ViBE
Dead PixelsDead Pixels
Sweden Namshar
Sweden Zanster
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Switzerland PengWin
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
United States Silky
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
United States Neuro

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1 — Group Stage #2

Group Stage 3[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Finland  Serral 2-0 4-1
2. United States  JonSnow 2-1 4-3
3. Netherlands  Harstem 1-2 3-4
4. Netherlands  Optimus 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Poland  Nerchio 2-0 4-1
2. Netherlands  uThermal 2-1 5-2
3. United States  puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Ukraine  Bly 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Group C
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Brazil  Kelazhur 2-0 4-0
2. United States  Neeb 2-1 4-4
3. Germany  TLO 1-2 4-5
4. Hong Kong  Bistork 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Group D
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Germany  ShoWTimE 2-0 4-1
2. China  TooDming 2-1 4-3
3. Australia  iaguz 1-2 3-5
4. United States  GAMETIME 0-2 2-4

Group E[edit]

Group E
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Mexico  Cham 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden  Namshar 2-1 4-2
3. Kazakhstan  PiLiPiLi 1-2 3-4
4. United States  NonY 0-2 0-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. South Korea  TRUE 2-0 4-2
2. Norway  Snute 2-1 5-3
3. China  TIME 1-2 3-5
4. Sweden  SortOf 0-2 2-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Germany  Lambo 2-0 4-1
2. Mexico  MajOr 2-1 4-2
3. Poland  MaNa 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan  Has 0-2 0-4

Group H[edit]

Group H
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. China  iAsonu 2-0 4-1
2. Australia  Probe 2-1 5-2
3. France  PtitDrogo 1-2 2-4
4. United States  Raze 0-2 0-4

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Grand Finals (Bo7)
FinlandSerral
3
ChinaTooDming
0
Serral
TooDming
FinlandSerral
1
MexicoMajOr
3
GermanyShoWTimE
3
SwedenNamshar
2
United StatesNeeb
3
GermanyShoWTimE
2
MexicoCham
3
AustraliaProbe
1
South KoreaTRUE
3
MexicoCham
1
TRUE
Cham
April 30, 2017 - 01:45UTC
BrazilKelazhur
3
NorwaySnute
2
PolandNerchio
3
United StatesJonSnow
0
Nerchio
JonSnow
BrazilKelazhur
2
PolandNerchio
3

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Group Stage 1
222434
Group Stage 2
161121
Group Stage 3
11714
Playoffs
3310
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
15642683
Group Stage 2
12419472
Group Stage 3
4106372
Playoffs
522331
Quarterfinals
12131
Semifinals
1111
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
Norway 2
Sweden 3
France 1
Germany 4
Netherlands 3
Switzerland 2
Poland 3
Finland 1
Ukraine 1
Greece 1
United States 40
Canada 2
Mexico 3
Brazil 1
Peru 2
Taiwan 1
Hong Kong 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 4
South Korea 1
Australia 3
Group Stage 2
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 1
Germany 4
Netherlands 3
Poland 2
Finland 1
Ukraine 1
United States 18
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Peru 1
Taiwan 1
Hong Kong 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 3
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Group Stage 3
Norway 1
Sweden 2
France 1
Germany 3
Netherlands 3
Poland 2
Finland 1
Ukraine 1
United States 6
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
Hong Kong 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 3
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Playoffs
Norway 1
Sweden 1
Germany 2
Netherlands 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
United States 2
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
China 2
South Korea 1
Australia 1
Quarterfinals
Germany 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
United States 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
South Korea 1
Semifinals
Poland 1
United States 1
Mexico 1
South Korea 1
Finals
Poland 1
United States 1
Champion
United States 1

Map Statistics[edit]

vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ%Σ%Σ%
Abyssal Reef LE43124833.3%156940.0%62433.3%-64
Bel'Shir Vestige36102820.0%127558.3%53260.0%-63
Cactus Valley1543175.0%54180.0%32166.7%-12
Honorgrounds LE10440100.0%41325.0%-----11
Newkirk Precinct3563350.0%157846.7%53260.0%162
Paladino Terminal LE443175.0%-----------
Proxima Station LE3594544.4%136746.2%74357.1%15-
Unknown0---------------
Total Sum (Σ)18952242846.2%69353450.7%28161257.1%22612

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

Peak viewers[edit]

Data about number of viewers[2]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 77 938 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 38 441 viewers
  • English streams peak was 30 284 viewers
  • Russian streams peak was 2 941 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 75 001 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 36 892 viewers

External Links[edit]

References[edit]