2019 WCS Winter Americas

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[e][h]2019 WCS Winter Americas
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Game Version:
Server:
Americas
Type:
Online/Offline
Location:
North America Americas
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
KotH Playoffs
Prize pool:
$60,000
Start Date:
2019-01-31
End Date:
2019-03-24
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
Upcoming Matches
TBD  vs.  TBD
January 31, 2019 - 19:00 UTC
2019 WCS Winter/Americas
TBD  vs.  TBD
January 31, 2019 - 19:00 UTC
2019 WCS Winter/Americas
TBD  vs.  TBD
January 31, 2019 - 19:00 UTC
2019 WCS Winter/Americas
TBD  vs.  TBD
January 31, 2019 - 19:00 UTC
2019 WCS Winter/Americas
TBD  vs.  TBD
January 31, 2019 - 19:00 UTC
2019 WCS Winter/Americas


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The 2019 WCS Winter Americas is the American and Asian/Oceania part of the first of four events of the 2019 WCS Circuit.

Format[edit]

Format Overview

First 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.

Second Group Stage:

  • 16 players in 4 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.

Third Group Stage:

  • 8 players in a single group, played in a Round-Robin Format.
  • All Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 6 players advance to the playoffs.
    • In the event of a tie, placement will be determined by map score. In the event of a further tie, placement will be determined by head-to-head record.

Playoffs:

  • 6 players in a single-elimination bracket
  • Placements in the KotH bracket are seeded according to the Third Group Stage Results
  • All Matches are Bo5. Except for the finals, which is Bo7.

Eligibility and Residency Requirements[edit]

  • WCS Winter is divided into two Divisions: “Europe” and “Americas”.
  • The Europe Division is composed of the Europe, Africa, and Middle East regions. The Americas Division is composed of all other eligible regions.

North America comprised of:

  • USA USA

  • Canada Canada

Latin America comprised of:

  • Argentina Argentina
  • Belize Belize
  • Bolivia Bolivia
  • Brazil Brazil
  • Chile Chile
  • Colombia Colombia
  • Costa Rica Costa Rica
  • Ecuador Ecuador
  • El Salvador El Salvador
  • Guatemala Guatemala
  • Honduras Honduras

  • Jamaica Jamaica
  • Mexico Mexico
  • Nicaragua Nicaragua
  • Panama Panama
  • Paraguay Paraguay
  • Peru Peru
  • Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
  • Uruguay Uruguay
  • Haiti Haiti
  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
  • Venezuela Venezuela

China comprised of:

  • China China

Oceania & Southeast Asia comprised of:

  • Australia Australia
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Malaysia Malaysia

  • Singapore Singapore
  • Thailand Thailand
  • Philippines Philippines
  • Vietnam Vietnam

Asia comprised of:

  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong

  • Macau Macau
  • Japan Japan
  • Players may only play in a single division of WCS Winter, even if their citizenship or residency would enable them to compete in either region.

Map Pool[edit]

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

TBA

Prize Pool[edit]

$60,000 USD and 9,300 WCS Circuit Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (5) Zerg Zerg (5)
From the Ladder Competition (8)
USA Astrea 1
Brazil Kelazhur
Mexico Cham
China Cyan
1
Canada MaSa 1
Brazil Erik 1
Taiwan Has
Canada Scarlett
China Jieshi
1
Germany TLO
Taiwan Nice
1
From the AM Qualifier #1 (6)
USA Neeb
USA Epic
USA Silky
USA puCK
Taiwan ExpecT
Mexico SpeCial
From the AM Qualifier #2 (6)
TBD
TBD
TBD
From the Asia Qualifier (8)
TBD
TBD
TBD
From the China Qualifier (4)
TBD
TBD
TBD

1Cyan, Jieshi, and Nice have been disqualified from WCS Winter 2019 and banned from Blizzard Esports competition until May 31, 2019. Based on this disqualification, Astrea, MaSa and Erik qualified for WCS Winter from their ladder rankings.[1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage 1[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
January 31, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group B[edit]

Group B
February 1, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group C[edit]

Group C
February 2, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group D[edit]

Group D
February 3, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group E[edit]

Group E
February 7, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group F[edit]

Group F
February 8, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group G[edit]

Group G
February 9, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group H[edit]

Group H
February 10, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
February 14, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group B[edit]

Group B
February 15, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group C[edit]

Group C
February 16, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group D[edit]

Group D
February 17, 2019 - 20:00 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Group Stage 3[edit]

Group
March 24, 2019 - 17:37 CET
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
Legend
  = Advances to Playoffs Finals.
  = Advances to Playoffs Semifinals.
  = Advances to Playoffs Round 3.
  = Advances to Playoffs Round 4.
  = Advances to Playoffs Round 5.
  = Eliminated.


Playoffs[edit]

Match 1 (Bo5)
  
  
Match 2 (Bo5)
  
  
Match 3 (Bo5)
  
  
Semifinals (Bo5)
  
  
Finals (Bo7)
  
  


Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage 1
455NYD
Group Stage 2
NYD
Group Stage 3
NYD
Playoffs
NYD
Semifinals
NYD
Finals
NYD
Champion
NYD
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
Germany 1
USA 5
Canada 2
Mexico 2
Brazil 2
Taiwan 2
NYD
Group Stage 2
NYD
Group Stage 3
NYD
Playoffs
NYD
Semifinals
NYD
Finals
NYD
Champion
NYD

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Total Sum (Σ)0---------------

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