2019 WCS Winter Europe

[e][h]2019 WCS Winter Europe
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Online/Offline
Location:
Europe Europe
USA Burbank
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
KotH Playoffs
Prize pool:
$60,000
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 Koka (Thibault Le Gall)
    • France Pomf (Alexandre Noci
      Hadrien Noci)
    • France FunKa (Alexandre Verrier)
    • France YoGo (Pierre-Marie Humeau)
    • France TKL (Rémi Hibon)
    • France Algost (Anton Bodin Marty)
  • Polish Commentators:
    • Poland Emil (Emil Wieczorek)
    • Poland Indy (Igor Kaczmarek)
    • Poland Zedd (Michał Bogacz)
  • Italian Commentators:
  • Russian Commentators:
  • Other Language Commentators:
  • Brazilian Commentators:
  • B-Streams Commentators:

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (12) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (13)
From the Ladder Competition (8)
Germany GunGFuBanDa
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Ukraine Bly
Germany ShoWTimE
Netherlands uThermal
Germany Lambo
Sweden Namshar
Finland Serral
From the Qualifier #1 (8)
Croatia goblin
Ukraine Kas
France Denver
Russia Rail
Poland souL
Poland Elazer
Sweden SortOf
France SoulSpirit
From the Qualifier #2 (8)
France DnS
Poland Ziggy
Poland Nerchio
Poland Gerald
Italy Reynor
Ukraine Hellraiser
Poland MaNa
France PtitDrogo
From the Qualifier #3 (8)
Netherlands Harstem
Russia Brat_OK
Austria HateMe
France ShaDoWn
France MarineLorD
Slovenia Starbuck
Russia SKillous
Sweden Zanster

Results[edit]

Group Stage 1[edit]

Group A[edit]

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

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Group E[edit]

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

Group F[edit]

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

Group G[edit]

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

Group H[edit]

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

Group Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

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

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Group Stage 3[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1. Italy  Reynor 6-1 12-5
2. Germany  HeRoMaRinE 5-2 11-5
3. Finland  Serral 5-2 10-5
4. France  PtitDrogo 5-2 10-8
5. Poland  Elazer 3-4 10-9
6. Germany  Lambo 3-4 8-8
7. Germany  ShoWTimE 1-6 3-13
8. Russia  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  Elazer
1-2
Elazer 
 HeRoMaRinE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
2-1
Elazer 
 Lambo
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Elazer 
 PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 17:45 CET
2-0
Elazer 
 Rail
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
1-2
Elazer 
 Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Elazer 
 Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:40 CET
2-0
Elazer 
 ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
Germany  HeRoMaRinE
2-1
Elazer 
 HeRoMaRinE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE 
 Lambo
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
HeRoMaRinE 
 PtitDrogo
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE 
 Rail
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE 
 Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE 
 Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE 
 ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
Germany  Lambo
1-2
Elazer 
 Lambo
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
HeRoMaRinE 
 Lambo
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Lambo 
 PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Lambo 
 Rail
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
0-2
Lambo 
 Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 17:35 CET
0-2
Lambo 
 Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Lambo 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
France  PtitDrogo
2-1
Elazer 
 PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 17:45 CET
2-1
HeRoMaRinE 
 PtitDrogo
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-1
Lambo 
 PtitDrogo
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-1
PtitDrogo 
 Rail
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
0-2
PtitDrogo 
 Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
PtitDrogo 
 Serral
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
PtitDrogo 
 ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
Russia  Rail
0-2
Elazer 
 Rail
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE 
 Rail
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
0-2
Lambo 
 Rail
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
1-2
PtitDrogo 
 Rail
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Rail 
 Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
0-2
Rail 
 Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
1-2
Rail 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
Italy  Reynor
2-1
Elazer 
 Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE 
 Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
2-0
Lambo 
 Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 17:35 CET
2-0
PtitDrogo 
 Reynor
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
2-1
Rail 
 Reynor
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Reynor 
 Serral
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-1
Reynor 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:55 CET
Finland  Serral
2-1
Elazer 
 Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:40 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE 
 Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
Lambo 
 Serral
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
2-0
PtitDrogo 
 Serral
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
Rail 
 Serral
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
Reynor 
 Serral
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
2-0
Serral 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
Germany  ShoWTimE
0-2
Elazer 
 ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 16:00 CET
0-2
HeRoMaRinE 
 ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 15:00 CET
0-2
Lambo 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 16:55 CET
0-2
PtitDrogo 
 ShoWTimE
March 24, 2019 - 17:00 CET
2-1
Rail 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:00 CET
1-2
Reynor 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 15:55 CET
0-2
Serral 
 ShoWTimE
March 23, 2019 - 17:40 CET
Poland  ElazerGermany  HeRoMaRinEGermany  LamboFrance  PtitDrogoRussia  RailItaly  ReynorFinland  SerralGermany  ShoWTimE

Playoffs[edit]

Match 1 (Bo5)
 Poland Elazer
2
Elazer 
 Lambo
 Germany Lambo
3
Match 2 (Bo5)
 France PtitDrogo
3
PtitDrogo 
 Lambo
 Germany Lambo
2
Match 3 (Bo5)
 Finland Serral
3
Serral 
 PtitDrogo
April 7, 2019 - 11:15 PDT
 France PtitDrogo
0
Semifinals (Bo5)
 Germany HeRoMaRinE
0
HeRoMaRinE 
 Serral
April 7, 2019 - 12:10 PDT
 Finland Serral
3
Finals (Bo7)
 Italy Reynor
4
Reynor 
 Serral
 Finland Serral
3


Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
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 LE   2122-100.0%128466.7%2-20.0%-41
Cyber Forest LE   314-40.0%96366.7%64266.7%-75
Kairos Junction LE   4072528.6%86275.0%103730.0%267
King's Cove LE   2641325.0%118372.7%11-100.0%-55
New Repugnancy LE   2111-100.0%108280.0%11-100.0%252
Port Aleksander LE   3831233.3%135838.5%84450.0%-59
Year Zero LE   3463350.0%146842.9%42250.0%154
Total Sum (Σ)21127101737.0%77473061.0%32151746.9%53733

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

Additional Streams for Group Stage 3[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

External Links[edit]