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2019 WCS Winter Europe

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[e][h]2019 WCS Winter Europe
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Online/Offline
Location:
Europe Europe
United States Burbank
Venue:
[Blizzard Arena]
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
KotH Playoffs
Prize pool:
$60,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-01-31
End Date:
2019-04-07
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
32
12
7
13
Maps
Chronology


The 2019 WCS Winter Europe is the European part of the first of four events of the 2019 WCS Circuit.

Format[edit]

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 are Bo7.
  • The Playoffs are played in the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles (Burbank, California).

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.
    • Comprised of:

  • Algeria Algeria
  • Austria Austria
  • Bahrain Bahrain
  • Belarus Belarus
  • Belgium Belgium
  • Bulgaria Bulgaria
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Cyprus Cyprus
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Egypt Egypt
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Germany Germany

  • Greece Greece
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Iceland Iceland
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Israel Israel
  • Italy Italy
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Lebanon Lebanon
  • Lithuania Lithuania
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Malta Malta
  • Morocco Morocco
  • Netherlands Netherlands
  • Norway Norway
  • Poland Poland

  • Portugal Portugal
  • Qatar Qatar
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Romania Romania
  • Russia Russia
  • Serbia Serbia
  • Slovakia Slovakia
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • South Africa South Africa
  • Spain Spain
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Tunisia Tunisia
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • The Americas Division is composed of all other eligible regions.
  • 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 and Observers[edit]

  • 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)
  • Polish Commentators
    • Poland Emil (Emil Wieczorek)
    • Poland Indy (Igor Kaczmarek)
    • Poland Zedd (Michał Bogacz)
  • Italian Commentators
  • Other Language Commentators

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

Protoss (12) Terran (7) Zerg (13)
From the Ladder Competition (8)
Germany GunGFuBanDa
mousesportsmousesports
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Ukraine Bly
MkersMkers
Germany ShoWTimE
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands uThermal
Team QLASHTeam QLASH
Germany Lambo
Infinity GamingInfinity Gaming
Sweden Namshar
ENCEENCE
Finland Serral
From the Qualifier #1 (8)
Infinity GamingInfinity Gaming
Croatia goblin
Team STARCOMTeam STARCOM
Ukraine Kas
Infinity GamingInfinity Gaming
France Denver
Team GERATeam GERA
Russia Rail
Iron ChainIron Chain
Poland souL
AGO EsportsAGO Esports
Poland Elazer
CascadeCascade
Sweden SortOf
DuSt GamingDuSt Gaming
France SoulSpirit
From the Qualifier #2 (8)
CascadeCascade
France DnS
Poland Ziggy
Iron ChainIron Chain
Poland Nerchio
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Poland Gerald
GamersOriginGamersOrigin
Italy Reynor
Ukraine Hellraiser
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
MkersMkers
France PtitDrogo
From the Qualifier #3 (8)
AsterionAsterion
Netherlands Harstem
Team STARCOMTeam STARCOM
Russia Brat_OK
Wolf's Lair E-SportsWolf's Lair E-Sports
Austria HateMe
Iron ChainIron Chain
France ShaDoWn
O'Gaming TVO'Gaming TV
France MarineLorD
Team MiATeam MiA
Slovenia Starbuck
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Russia SKillous
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Sweden Zanster

Results[edit]

Group Stage 1[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group A
January 31, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Netherlands Terran uThermal 2-0 4-2
2. Russia Protoss Rail 2-1 5-3
3. Ukraine Zerg Bly 1-2 3-4
4. Croatia Protoss goblin 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
February 1, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Poland Protoss MaNa 2-0 4-1
2. Germany Terran HeRoMaRinE 2-1 5-3
3. Russia Protoss SKillous 1-2 2-5
4. France Protoss ShaDoWn 0-2 2-4
Group B Matches
HeRoMaRinE
1
2
SKillous
HeRoMaRinE
2
1
ShaDoWn
SKillous
0
2
MaNa
HeRoMaRinE
2
0
SKillous

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
February 2, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Poland Zerg Elazer 2-0 4-1
2. Netherlands Protoss Harstem 2-1 5-3
3. Slovenia Zerg Starbuck 1-2 3-4
4. Russia Terran Brat_OK 0-2 0-4
Group C Matches
Elazer
2
0
Brat_OK
Harstem
2
0
Starbuck
Brat_OK
0
2
Starbuck
Starbuck
1
2
Harstem

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
February 3, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Germany Zerg Lambo 2-0 4-1
2. Ukraine Protoss Hellraiser 2-1 5-3
3. France Zerg Denver 1-2 4-5
4. Poland Protoss Gerald 0-2 0-4
Group D Matches
Lambo
2
0
Gerald
Denver
2
1
Hellraiser
Gerald
0
2
Hellraiser
Hellraiser
2
1
Denver

Group E[edit]

preview lrthread Group E
February 7, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Germany Protoss GunGFuBanDa 2-0 4-0
2. France Protoss PtitDrogo 2-1 4-2
3. Ukraine Terran Kas 1-2 2-4
4. Poland Zerg Nerchio 0-2 0-4
Group E Matches
Nerchio
0
2
GunGFuBanDa
PtitDrogo
0
2
Kas
Nerchio
0
2
PtitDrogo
GunGFuBanDa
2
0
Kas
Kas
0
2
PtitDrogo

Group F[edit]

preview lrthread Group F
February 8, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Italy Zerg Reynor 2-0 4-0
2. France Protoss DnS 2-1 4-3
3. Poland Terran souL 1-2 3-4
4. France Terran MarineLorD 0-2 0-4
Group F Matches
Reynor
2
0
MarineLorD
MarineLorD
0
2
souL

Group G[edit]

preview lrthread Group G
February 9, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Finland Zerg Serral 2-0 4-0
2. Sweden Zerg Namshar 2-1 4-2
3. France Zerg SoulSpirit 1-2 2-5
4. Poland Terran Ziggy 0-2 1-4
Group G Matches
Serral
2
0
SoulSpirit
Namshar
2
0
Ziggy
Serral
2
0
Namshar
SoulSpirit
0
2
Namshar

Group H[edit]

preview lrthread Group H
February 10, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Germany Protoss ShoWTimE 2-0 4-0
2. Austria Zerg HateMe 2-1 4-3
3. Sweden Zerg Zanster 1-2 2-5
4. Sweden Zerg SortOf 0-2 2-4
Group H Matches
ShoWTimE
2
0
HateMe
ShoWTimE
2
0
Zanster
HateMe
2
0
Zanster

Group Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group A
February 14, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Italy Zerg Reynor 2-0 4-1
2. France Protoss PtitDrogo 2-1 4-2
3. Sweden Zerg Namshar 1-2 3-5
4. Poland Protoss MaNa 0-2 1-4
Group A Matches
Reynor
2
0
PtitDrogo
PtitDrogo
2
0
MaNa
PtitDrogo
2
0
Namshar

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
February 15, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Germany Zerg Lambo 2-0 4-1
2. Germany Terran HeRoMaRinE 2-1 5-3
3. Austria Zerg HateMe 1-2 2-4
4. Netherlands Terran uThermal 0-2 1-4
Group B Matches
Lambo
2
0
HateMe
uThermal
1
2
HeRoMaRinE
HateMe
2
0
uThermal
HateMe
0
2
HeRoMaRinE

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
February 16, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Poland Zerg Elazer 2-0 4-0
2. Germany Protoss ShoWTimE 2-1 4-3
3. France Protoss DnS 1-2 2-4
4. Ukraine Protoss Hellraiser 0-2 1-4
Group C Matches
ShoWTimE
0
2
DnS
Elazer
2
0
Hellraiser
ShoWTimE
2
1
Hellraiser
DnS
0
2
Elazer
ShoWTimE
2
0
DnS

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group D
February 17, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1. Finland Zerg Serral 2-0 4-1
2. Russia Protoss Rail 2-1 5-4
3. Netherlands Protoss Harstem 1-2 3-5
4. Germany Protoss GunGFuBanDa 0-2 2-4
Group D Matches
GunGFuBanDa
1
2
Harstem
Rail
2
1
GunGFuBanDa
Serral
2
0
Harstem

Group Stage 3[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1. Italy Zerg Reynor 6-1 12-5
2. Germany Terran HeRoMaRinE 5-2 11-5
3. Finland Zerg Serral 5-2 10-5
4. France Protoss PtitDrogo 5-2 10-8
5. Poland Zerg Elazer 3-4 10-9
6. Germany Zerg Lambo 3-4 8-8
7. Germany Protoss ShoWTimE 1-6 3-13
8. Russia Protoss Rail 0-7 3-14
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.


Poland Zerg Elazer
1-2
Elazer Zerg
Terran HeRoMaRinE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
2-1
Elazer Zerg
Zerg Lambo
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Elazer Zerg
Protoss PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 17:45 CET
2-0
Elazer Zerg
Protoss Rail
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1-2
Elazer Zerg
Zerg Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Elazer Zerg
Zerg Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:40 CET
2-0
Elazer Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
Germany Terran HeRoMaRinE
2-1
Elazer Zerg
Terran HeRoMaRinE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Zerg Lambo
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Protoss PtitDrogo
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Protoss Rail
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Zerg Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Zerg Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
Germany Zerg Lambo
1-2
Elazer Zerg
Zerg Lambo
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Zerg Lambo
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Lambo Zerg
Protoss PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Lambo Zerg
Protoss Rail
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
0-2
Lambo Zerg
Zerg Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 17:35 CET
0-2
Lambo Zerg
Zerg Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Lambo Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
France Protoss PtitDrogo
2-1
Elazer Zerg
Protoss PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 17:45 CET
2-1
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Protoss PtitDrogo
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-1
Lambo Zerg
Protoss PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-1
PtitDrogo Protoss
Protoss Rail
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
0-2
PtitDrogo Protoss
Zerg Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
PtitDrogo Protoss
Zerg Serral
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
PtitDrogo Protoss
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
Russia Protoss Rail
0-2
Elazer Zerg
Protoss Rail
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Protoss Rail
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
0-2
Lambo Zerg
Protoss Rail
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
1-2
PtitDrogo Protoss
Protoss Rail
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Rail Protoss
Zerg Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
0-2
Rail Protoss
Zerg Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
1-2
Rail Protoss
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
Italy Zerg Reynor
2-1
Elazer Zerg
Zerg Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Zerg Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
2-0
Lambo Zerg
Zerg Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 17:35 CET
2-0
PtitDrogo Protoss
Zerg Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
2-1
Rail Protoss
Zerg Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Reynor Zerg
Zerg Serral
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-1
Reynor Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:55 CET
Finland Zerg Serral
2-1
Elazer Zerg
Zerg Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:40 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Zerg Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Lambo Zerg
Zerg Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
PtitDrogo Protoss
Zerg Serral
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
Rail Protoss
Zerg Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
Reynor Zerg
Zerg Serral
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
Serral Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
Germany Protoss ShoWTimE
0-2
Elazer Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE Terran
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
0-2
Lambo Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
PtitDrogo Protoss
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
2-1
Rail Protoss
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Reynor Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:55 CET
0-2
Serral Zerg
Protoss ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
Poland Zerg ElazerGermany Terran HeRoMaRinEGermany Zerg LamboFrance Protoss PtitDrogoRussia Protoss RailItaly Zerg ReynorFinland Zerg SerralGermany Protoss ShoWTimE

Playoffs[edit]

Match 1 (Bo5)
Match 2 (Bo5)
Match 3 (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
PolandElazer
2
GermanyLambo
3
FrancePtitDrogo
3
GermanyLambo
2
FinlandSerral
3
FrancePtitDrogo
0
Serral
PtitDrogo
GermanyHeRoMaRinE
0
FinlandSerral
3
HeRoMaRinE
Serral

Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage 1
12713
Group Stage 2
826
Group Stage 3
314
Playoffs
114
Round of 5
113
Round of 4
112
Round of 3
12
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Eastern Europe Northern EuropeSouthern EuropeWestern Europe
Group Stage 1
Poland 6
Russia 3
Ukraine 3
Finland 1
Sweden 3
Slovenia 1
Croatia 1
Italy 1
France 6
Germany 4
Netherlands 2
Austria 1
Group Stage 2
Poland 2
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
Finland 1
Sweden 1
Italy 1
France 2
Germany 4
Netherlands 2
Austria 1
Group Stage 3
Poland 1
Russia 1
Finland 1
Italy 1
France 1
Germany 3
Playoffs
Poland 1
Finland 1
Italy 1
France 1
Germany 2
Round of 5
Finland 1
Italy 1
France 1
Germany 2
Round of 4
Finland 1
Italy 1
France 1
Germany 1
Round of 3
Finland 1
Italy 1
Germany 1
Finals
Finland 1
Italy 1
Champion
Italy 1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Automaton LE2432166.7%128466.7%2020.0%-61
Cyber Forest LE334040.0%107370.0%64266.7%-85
Kairos Junction LE4372528.6%96366.7%103730.0%287
King's Cove LE2941325.0%129375.0%110100.0%-75
New Repugnancy LE23110100.0%118372.7%110100.0%262
Port Aleksander LE4341325.0%157846.7%84450.0%-79
Unknown0---------------
Year Zero LE3973442.9%167943.8%42250.0%174
Total Sum (Σ)23430102033.3%85523361.2%32151746.9%54933

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

Additional Streams for Group Stage 3[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

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