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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
Venue:
[wikipedia:Austin Convention Center|Austin Convention Center]
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
Protoss 22
Terran 24
Zerg 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 Zerg Serral 2-0 4-1
2. United States Zerg JonSnow 2-1 4-3
3. Netherlands Protoss Harstem 1-2 3-4
4. Netherlands Terran Optimus 0-2 1-4
Group A Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ZergSerral
2
1
TerranOptimus
ZergSerral
TerranOptimus
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ZergJonSnow
0
2
ProtossHarstem
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ZergSerral
2
0
ProtossHarstem
ZergSerral
ProtossHarstem
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
TerranOptimus
0
2
ZergJonSnow
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ProtossHarstem
1
2
ZergJonSnow
ProtossHarstem
ZergJonSnow

Group B[edit]

Group B
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Poland Zerg Nerchio 2-0 4-1
2. Netherlands Terran uThermal 2-1 5-2
3. United States Protoss puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Ukraine Zerg Bly 0-2 0-4
Group B Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ZergNerchio
2
0
ZergBly
ZergNerchio
ZergBly
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ProtosspuCK
0
2
TerranuThermal
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ZergNerchio
2
1
TerranuThermal
ZergNerchio
TerranuThermal
ZergBly
0
2
ProtosspuCK
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
TerranuThermal
2
0
ProtosspuCK
TerranuThermal
ProtosspuCK
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Group C[edit]

Group C
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Brazil Terran Kelazhur 2-0 4-0
2. United States Protoss Neeb 2-1 4-4
3. Germany Zerg TLO 1-2 4-5
4. Hong Kong Protoss Bistork 0-2 1-4
Group C Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ProtossNeeb
2
1
ZergTLO
ProtossNeeb
ZergTLO
ProtossBistork
0
2
TerranKelazhur
ProtossBistork
TerranKelazhur
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ProtossNeeb
0
2
TerranKelazhur
ProtossNeeb
TerranKelazhur
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ZergTLO
2
1
ProtossBistork
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ProtossNeeb
2
1
ZergTLO
ProtossNeeb
ZergTLO
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Group D[edit]

Group D
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Germany Protoss ShoWTimE 2-0 4-1
2. China Zerg TooDming 2-1 4-3
3. Australia Terran iaguz 1-2 3-5
4. United States Zerg GAMETIME 0-2 2-4
Group D Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ProtossShoWTimE
2
1
ZergGAMETIME
ProtossShoWTimE
ZergGAMETIME
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
Terraniaguz
1
2
ZergTooDming
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ProtossShoWTimE
2
0
ZergTooDming
ProtossShoWTimE
ZergTooDming
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ZergGAMETIME
1
2
Terraniaguz
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ZergTooDming
2
0
Terraniaguz
ZergTooDming
Terraniaguz
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Group E[edit]

Group E
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Mexico Zerg Cham 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden Zerg Namshar 2-1 4-2
3. Kazakhstan Protoss PiLiPiLi 1-2 3-4
4. United States Protoss NonY 0-2 0-4
Group E Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ProtossPiLiPiLi
2
0
ProtossNonY
ProtossPiLiPiLi
ProtossNonY
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ZergCham
2
0
ZergNamshar
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ProtossPiLiPiLi
1
2
ZergCham
ProtossPiLiPiLi
ZergCham
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ProtossNonY
0
2
ZergNamshar
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ProtossPiLiPiLi
0
2
ZergNamshar
ProtossPiLiPiLi
ZergNamshar
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Group F[edit]

Group F
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. South Korea Zerg TRUE 2-0 4-2
2. Norway Zerg Snute 2-1 5-3
3. China Terran TIME 1-2 3-5
4. Sweden Zerg SortOf 0-2 2-4
Group F Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ZergSnute
2
1
ZergSortOf
ZergSnute
ZergSortOf
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ZergSnute
1
2
ZergTRUE
ZergSnute
ZergTRUE
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ZergSortOf
1
2
TerranTIME
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ZergSnute
2
0
TerranTIME
ZergSnute
TerranTIME
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Group G[edit]

Group G
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Germany Zerg Lambo 2-0 4-1
2. Mexico Terran MajOr 2-1 4-2
3. Poland Protoss MaNa 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Protoss Has 0-2 0-4
Group G Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ProtossHas
0
2
ProtossMaNa
ProtossHas
ProtossMaNa
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
TerranMajOr
0
2
ZergLambo
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ProtossMaNa
1
2
ZergLambo
ProtossMaNa
ZergLambo
ProtossHas
0
2
TerranMajOr
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ProtossMaNa
0
2
TerranMajOr
ProtossMaNa
TerranMajOr
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Group H[edit]

Group H
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. China Zerg iAsonu 2-0 4-1
2. Australia Protoss Probe 2-1 5-2
3. France Protoss PtitDrogo 1-2 2-4
4. United States Terran Raze 0-2 0-4
Group H Matches
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ProtossProbe
2
0
TerranRaze
ProtossProbe
TerranRaze
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
ZergiAsonu
2
0
ProtossPtitDrogo
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
ProtossProbe
1
2
ZergiAsonu
ProtossProbe
ZergiAsonu
April 28, 2017 - 19:50 CDT
TerranRaze
0
2
ProtossPtitDrogo
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT
ProtossProbe
2
0
ProtossPtitDrogo
ProtossProbe
ProtossPtitDrogo
April 28, 2017 - 20:40 CDT

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Grand Finals (Bo7)
FinlandSerral
3
ChinaTooDming
0
ZergSerral
ZergTooDming
ChinaiAsonu
2
MexicoMajOr
3
FinlandSerral
1
MexicoMajOr
3
GermanyShoWTimE
3
SwedenNamshar
2
United StatesNeeb
3
GermanyShoWTimE
2
South KoreaTRUE
3
NetherlandsuThermal
0
MexicoCham
3
AustraliaProbe
1
South KoreaTRUE
3
MexicoCham
1
ZergTRUE
ZergCham
April 29, 2017 - 20:45 CDT
BrazilKelazhur
3
NorwaySnute
2
PolandNerchio
3
United StatesJonSnow
0
ZergNerchio
ZergJonSnow
BrazilKelazhur
2
PolandNerchio
3

Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
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]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
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-
Unknown23967264138.8%66382857.6%28121642.9%214611
Total Sum (Σ)17849232646.9%64313348.4%26141253.8%22512

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]