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2019 WCS Spring

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[e][h]2019 WCS Spring
League Information
Series:
Organizer(s):
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Ukraine Kiev
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
Knockout Stage
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize Pool:
$100,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-05-17
End Date:
2019-05-19
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
71
21
22
28
Maps
Chronology


The 2019 WCS Spring is the first of three offline events of the 2019 WCS Circuit.
It is organized by StarLadder.

Format[edit]

First Group Stage:

  • 64 players in 16 groups of 4 players each, played in a Dual Tournament Format.
  • All Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage.
  • Players who lose in Group Stage 1 will drop to the Knockout Bracket Round 1.

Second Group Stage:

  • 32 players in 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a Dual Tournament Format.
  • All Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage.
  • Players who take fourth place in Group Stage 2 drop to the Knockout Bracket Round 3.
  • Players who take third place in Group Stage 2 drop to the Knockout Bracket Round 4.

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.
  • All Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the playoffs.
  • Players who take first place in Group Stage 3 advance to the playoffs Round of 16.
  • Players who take second place in Group Stage 3 advance to the playoffs Round of 24.
  • Players who take third place in Group Stage 3 drop to the Knockout Bracket Round 6.
  • Players who take fourth place in Group Stage 3 drop to the Knockout Bracket Round 5.

Knockout Brackets:

  • 8 Single-elimination Brackets, consisting of 6 Rounds each.
  • Each Bracket starts with 2 players who took fourth place in Group Stage 1 and 2 players who took third place in Group Stage 1.
  • From Round 3 onwards each Round 1 Player drops from the Groupstages into the Knockout Bracket (per Knockout Bracket).
  • All Matches are Bo3, except for Round 6, which are Bo5.
  • The Winner of each Knockout Bracket advances to the Playoffs Round of 24.

Playoffs:

  • 24 players in a single-elimination bracket.
  • Round of 24 to Semifinals are played in Bo5.
  • Finals are played in Bo7.

Map Pool[edit]

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

  • Observer
    • Poland Indy (Igor Kaczmarek)
  • Observer
    • Poland Indy (Igor Kaczmarek)
  • Italian Commentators
  • Brazilian Commentators
  • French Commentators
    • France Algost (Anton Bodin Marty)
    • France FunKa (Alexandre Verrier)
    • France Koka (Thibault Le Gall)
    • France Pomf (Alexandre Noci)
    • France TKL (Rémi Hibon)
    • France Thud (Hadrien Noci)
    • France YoGo (Pierre-Marie Humeau)
  • Other Language Commentators
  • Community Commentators (Day 1 only)s

Prize Pool[edit]

$100,000 USD and 12,600 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)
Triumphant Song GamingTriumphant Song Gaming
China Cloudy
Panda GlobalPanda Global
Brazil Kelazhur
AGO EsportsAGO Esports
Poland Elazer
J TeamJ Team
Taiwan Has
OSC EliteOSC Elite
Canada MaSa
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
United States JonSnow
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China MacSed
Ocean GamingOcean Gaming
Mexico SpeCial
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
Taiwan Rex
TingTing
United States Neeb
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands uThermal
Epikk EsportsEpikk Esports
United Kingdom RiSky
Legacy EsportsLegacy Esports
Australia Probe
ENCEENCE
Finland Serral
MkersMkers
Germany ShoWTimE
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Germany TLO
Notable open sign-up players
CascadeCascade
France DnS
Hasu PlayersHasu Players
Russia Arctur
Windigo GamingWindigo Gaming
Ukraine Bly
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Poland Gerald
Ukraine Awers
Chivo SCChivo SC
Mexico Cham
Infinity GamingInfinity Gaming
Croatia goblin
Team STARCOMTeam STARCOM
Russia Brat_OK
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Ukraine DIMAGA
AsterionAsterion
Netherlands Harstem
Infinity GamingInfinity Gaming
France Clem
Talon EsportsTalon Esports
Hong Kong GogojOey
Team QLASHTeam QLASH
Ukraine Hellraiser
Russia Creed
Wolf's PackWolf's Pack
Austria HateMe
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
mousesportsmousesports
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Alpha XAlpha X
France hinO
France PtitDrogo
Wolf's PackWolf's Pack
Germany InZaNe
Team QLASHTeam QLASH
Germany Lambo
Wolf's PackWolf's Pack
France ShaDoWn
Team STARCOMTeam STARCOM
Ukraine Kas
Ukraine Minatoeh
Wolf's PackWolf's Pack
Russia SKillous
O'Gaming TVO'Gaming TV
France MarineLorD
Infinity GamingInfinity Gaming
Sweden Namshar
MkersMkers
Poland souL
MkersMkers
Poland Nerchio
NewbeeNewbee
China TIME
GamersOriginGamersOrigin
Italy Reynor
Poland Ziggy
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Italy Ryosis
3D!Clan3D!Clan
Ukraine ZipperTheFly
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Norway Snute
CascadeCascade
Sweden SortOf
Wizards Esports ClubWizards Esports Club
Spain SouLeer
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Sweden Zanster

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1 — Group Stage #2 — Knockout Bracket

Group Stage 3[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. Finland  Serral 2-0 4-1
2. France  Clem 2-1 5-3
3. Brazil  Kelazhur 1-2 3-4
4. Poland  Nerchio 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. Italy  Reynor 2-0 4-0
2. Canada  MaSa 2-1 4-3
3. Ukraine  Kas 1-2 2-4
4. United States  JonSnow 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Group C
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. United States  Neeb 2-0 4-1
2. France  DnS 2-1 4-2
3. Ukraine  Bly 1-2 3-4
4. United Kingdom  RiSky 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Group D
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. Netherlands  Harstem 2-0 4-0
2. Poland  Elazer 2-1 4-3
3. Germany  TLO 1-2 2-5
4. Sweden  Zanster 0-2 2-4

Group E[edit]

Group E
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. Germany  ShoWTimE 2-0 4-0
2. France  PtitDrogo 2-1 4-3
3. Sweden  SortOf 1-2 2-4
4. Taiwan  Has 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. Croatia  goblin 2-0 4-1
2. Australia  Probe 2-1 4-4
3. Germany  Lambo 1-2 4-4
4. China  Cloudy 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. France  MarineLorD 2-0 4-2
2. Netherlands  uThermal 2-1 5-2
3. Germany  HeRoMaRinE 1-2 3-5
4. Taiwan  Rex 0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

Group H
May 17, 2019 - 19:45 CEST
1. Mexico  SpeCial 2-0 4-1
2. China  TIME 2-1 5-2
3. China  MacSed 1-2 2-5
4. Poland  Ziggy 0-2 1-4

Final Bracket[edit]

Round of 24 (Bo5)
Round of 16 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Grand Finals (Bo7)
United StatesNeeb
3
AustraliaProbe
0
Neeb
Probe
PolandElazer
3
BrazilKelazhur
1
FranceMarineLorD
0
PolandElazer
3
MarineLorD
Elazer
MexicoSpeCial
3
CanadaMaSa
1
FranceClem
3
SwedenZanster
0
Clem
Zanster
FrancePtitDrogo
3
UkraineHellraiser
1
PtitDrogo
Hellraiser
Croatiagoblin
3
FrancePtitDrogo
2
ItalyReynor
3
GermanyHeRoMaRinE
2

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Group Stage 1
212228
Knockout Round 2
162028
Knockout Round 3
161921
Knockout Round 4
151419
Knockout Round 5
141214
Knockout Round 6
1499
Playoffs
987
Round of 16
664
Quarterfinals
323
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
24353361
Knockout Round 2
24273361
Knockout Round 3
21223361
Knockout Round 4
18173361
Knockout Round 5
16123351
Knockout Round 6
1493341
Playoffs
1352211
Round of 16
832111
Quarterfinals
23111
Semifinals
1111
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
Spain 1
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 7
Germany 6
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 2
Italy 2
Poland 7
Finland 1
Russia 5
Austria 1
Ukraine 17
Belarus 2
Croatia 1
Latvia 1
United States 2
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Hong Kong 1
China 3
Australia 1
Knockout Round 2
Spain 1
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 7
Germany 6
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 2
Italy 2
Poland 6
Finland 1
Russia 4
Austria 1
Ukraine 13
Belarus 1
Croatia 1
United States 2
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Hong Kong 1
China 3
Australia 1
Knockout Round 3
Spain 1
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 5
Germany 6
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 1
Italy 2
Poland 6
Finland 1
Russia 3
Austria 1
Ukraine 9
Belarus 1
Croatia 1
United States 2
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Hong Kong 1
China 3
Australia 1
Knockout Round 4
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 5
Germany 5
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 1
Italy 1
Poland 6
Finland 1
Russia 3
Austria 1
Ukraine 5
Croatia 1
United States 2
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Hong Kong 1
China 3
Australia 1
Knockout Round 5
Sweden 3
France 4
Germany 5
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 1
Italy 1
Poland 5
Finland 1
Russia 2
Ukraine 3
Croatia 1
United States 2
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
China 3
Australia 1
Knockout Round 6
Sweden 3
France 4
Germany 4
Netherlands 2
Italy 1
Poland 3
Finland 1
Russia 1
Ukraine 3
Croatia 1
United States 1
Canada 1
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
China 3
Australia 1
Playoffs
Sweden 3
France 4
Germany 3
Netherlands 2
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
Croatia 1
United States 1
Canada 1
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
China 1
Australia 1
Round of 16
France 3
Germany 3
Netherlands 1
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
Croatia 1
United States 1
Canada 1
Mexico 1
China 1
Australia 1
Quarterfinals
Germany 1
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
Croatia 1
United States 1
Mexico 1
China 1
Semifinals
Italy 1
Finland 1
United States 1
Mexico 1
Finals
Finland 1
Mexico 1
Champion
Finland 1

Map Statistics[edit]

vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ%Σ%Σ%
Automaton LE562213959.1%1310376.9%114736.4%253
Cyber Forest LE721871138.9%117463.6%1410471.4%61310
Kairos Junction LE862071335.0%138561.5%2591636.0%9127
King's Cove LE9427111640.7%2271531.8%2171433.3%10104
New Repugnancy LE622217577.3%113827.3%103730.0%694
Port Aleksander LE1122491537.5%2471729.2%26121446.2%111413
Year Zero LE57136746.2%1961331.6%85362.5%395
Total Sum (Σ)539146707647.9%113486542.5%115506543.5%477246

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