Golden Championship Series 2016 Spring Season

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[e][h]GCS 2016 Spring - Grand Finals
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Double elimination
Prize pool:
CN¥ 95,000 (≃ $ 14,449)
Start Date:
2016-05-16
End Date:
2016-06-02
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
China  Fly100%
China  120
South Korea  Moon
China  Infi
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
4
2
4
6
Maps
Chronology


The Golden Championship Series 2016 Spring Season is the first part of one of the most important individual tournament in 2016. With one the biggest prize pool of the year and the obligation to earn his place via a qualifier tournament, this is with World Cyber Games and Pro Gamer League the most prestigious events.

It is organized by Blizzard Entertainment's Chinese partner : NetEase, played at Shanghai, offline. From may 16th to june 2nd, the very best players of the world fight in a double elimination system.

The chinese player Fly100% won, beating 120 in final.

Format and dates[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

A single and open qualifier is played from april 21st to 25th granting 4 places.

Based on NetEase ladder ranking on 2016-04-17, the 12 best players are invited. With top 4 allowed to choose their opponent from the 4 qualified players[1].

Groupstage (16 into 8)[edit]

16 players divided into four groups of four players each :

  • double elimination bracket,
  • best-of-3,
  • top 2 of each group advance to the playoffs.

Dates :

  • group A : may 16th & 17th,
  • group B : may 18th & 19th,
  • group C : may 20th & 21st,
  • group D : may 22nd & 23rd,

Playoffs[edit]

8 players in a double elimination bracket :

  • group winners face runners-up in quarterfinal,
  • semi-final losers are crossed into loser's round 2,
  • all matches are best-of-three,
  • but Grand Final witch is best-of-five (no advantage for the player coming from winner bracket).

Dates :

Map pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

Main tournament[edit]

CN¥ 95,000 (≃ $ 14,449) are divided among participants as follows[1] :

according to xe.com conversion rate on 2016-06-02 (CN¥ 1 ≃ USD 0.15209).

Whole event[edit]

The entire prize pool event is CN¥ 152,000 (≃ $ 23,109.6) whose :

  • CN¥ 95,000 (≃ $ 14,449) from the main tournament (solo tournament),
  • CN¥ 57,000 ( ≃ $ 8,660.6) from the 2v2 tournament.

Participants[edit]

Human Human (4) Orc Orc (2) Undead Undead (4) Night Elf Night Elf (6)
Invited player (as ladder top 12 at the end of the season)
China Infi South Korea Lyn China 120 South Korea Moon
China TH000 China Fly100% China WFZ China Zhou_Xixi
China Yumiko China Xun Ukraine Foggy
China Romantic
Granted a spot via qualifier
South Korea Lucifer China Alice
China vila
China Bluedevil*


* China Bluedevil replaced by China Safe.

Broadcasting[edit]

EngSpeaking Back2Warcraft

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Semifinals
 China Romantic
2
Romantic 
 Safe
May 16 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China Safe
0
 China Zhou_Xixi
0
Zhou_Xixi 
 Moon
May 17 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 South Korea Moon
2
Winners' Finals
 China Romantic
1
Romantic 
 Moon
May 17, 2016 13:30 CEST
 South Korea Moon
2
Losers' Round 1
 China Safe
0
Safe 
 Zhou_Xixi
May 17 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China Zhou_Xixi
2
Losers' Finals
 China Romantic
0
Romantic 
 Zhou_Xixi
May 17, 2016 15:00 CEST
 China Zhou_Xixi
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea Moon
 China Zhou_Xixi

Group B[edit]

Semifinals
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 Vila
May 20, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China Vila
0
 China Yumiko
2
Yumiko 
 WFZ
May 20, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China WFZ
1
Winners' Finals
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 Yumiko
May 21, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China Yumiko
1
Losers' Round 1
 China Vila
0
Vila 
 WFZ
May 20, 2016 - 15:00 CEST
 China WFZ
2
Losers' Finals
 China Yumiko
2
Yumiko 
 WFZ
May 21, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China WFZ
0
Qualified for Playoffs
 China Fly100%
 China Yumiko

Group C[edit]

Semifinals
 China TH000
2
TH000 
 Alice
May 18, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China Alice
0
 China Infi
2
Infi 
 Xun
May 18, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China Xun
1
Winners' Finals
 China TH000
1
TH000 
 Infi
May 19, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China Infi
2
Losers' Round 1
 China Alice
2
Alice 
 Xun
May 18, 2016 - 15:00 CEST
 China Xun
1
Losers' Finals
 China TH000
2
TH000 
 Alice
May 19, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China Alice
1
Qualified for Playoffs
 China Infi
 China TH000

Group D[edit]

Semifinals
 China 120
2
120 
 Lucifer
May 22, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 South Korea Lucifer
0
 South Korea Lyn
2
Lyn 
 Foggy
May 22, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 Ukraine Foggy
1
Winners' Finals
 China 120
2
120 
 Lyn
May 23, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 South Korea Lyn
0
Losers' Round 1
 South Korea Lucifer
0
Lucifer 
 Foggy
May 22, 2016 - 15:30 CEST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Losers' Finals
 South Korea Lyn
1
Lyn 
 Foggy
May 23, 2016 - 13:15 CEST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 China 120
 Ukraine Foggy

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinal
 South Korea Moon
2
Moon 
 Yumiko
May 30, 2016 - 10:30 CEST
 China Yumiko
1
 China Infi
2
Infi 
 Foggy
May 30, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 Ukraine Foggy
0
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 Zhou_Xixi
May 30, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China Zhou_Xixi
0
 China 120
2
120 
 TH000
May 31, 2016 - 10:30 CEST
 China TH000
1
Semifinals
 South Korea Moon
2
Moon 
 Infi
June 1, 2016 - 10:30 CEST
 China Infi
0
 China Fly100%
1
Fly100% 
 120
June 1, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China 120
2
Winners' Finals
 South Korea Moon
1
Moon 
 120
June 2, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 China 120
2
Losers' Round 1
 China Yumiko
2
Yumiko 
 Foggy
May 31, 2016 - 12:00 CEST
 Ukraine Foggy
1
 China Zhou_Xixi
0
Zhou_Xixi 
 TH000
May 31, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China TH000
2
Losers' Round 2
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 Yumiko
June 1, 2016 - 15:00 CEST
 China Yumiko
1
 China Infi
2
Infi 
 TH000
June 1, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China TH000
1
Losers' Round 3
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 Infi
June 2, 2016 - 10:30 CEST
 China Infi
0
Losers' Finals
 South Korea Moon
0
Moon 
 Fly100%
June 2, 2016 - 13:30 CEST
 China Fly100%
2
Grand Finals
 China 120
1
120 
 Fly100%
 China Fly100%
3

Statistics[edit]

Map[edit]

Human vs. Night Elf Night Elf vs. Orc Orc vs. Undead Undead vs. Human Orc vs. Human Night Elf vs. Undead Mirrors
Map # Σ Human Night Elf Human % Σ Night Elf Orc Night Elf % Σ Orc Undead Orc % Σ Undead Human Undead % Σ Orc Human Orc % Σ Night Elf Undead Night Elf % Human Night Elf Orc Undead
AmazoniaAmazonia    21 9 4 5 44.4% 3 2 1 66.7% 3 0 3 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 2 2 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - 2 - -
Ancient IslesAncient Isles    15 3 1 2 33.3% 3 1 2 33.3% - - - - 4 3 1 75.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 1 - - -
Echo IslesEcho Isles    13 4 3 1 75.0% 3 0 3 0.0% - - - - 1 1 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 2 - -
Melting ValleyMelting Valley    6 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - 2 0 2 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - - - -
Terenas StandTerenas Stand    11 3 1 2 33.3% 2 0 2 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 2 1 1 50.0% 1 - - -
Turtle RockTurtle Rock    6 2 2 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 2 2 0 100.0% - - - - 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - - - - -
Twisted MeadowsTwisted Meadows    12 2 2 0 100.0% - - - - 3 1 2 33.3% 2 0 2 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 3 0 3 0.0% - - - -
Total Sum (Σ) 84 24 14 10 58.3% 12 3 9 25.0% 9 4 5 44.4% 11 4 7 36.4% 8 6 2 75.0% 10 5 5 50.0% 3 4 0 0

Distributions (race & region)[edit]

External links[edit]

Articles[edit]

Replays[edit]

Replays available here.

VODs[edit]

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