Golden Championship Series 2017 Summer Season



[e][h]GCS 2017 Summer - Grand Finals
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Game Version:
Server:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Double elimination
Prize pool:
¥ 106,000 (≃ $ 15,913)
Start Date:
2017-08-16
End Date:
2017-08-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
China  120
China  Infi
Ukraine  Foggy
China  Romantic
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
4
3
2
7
Maps
Chronology

The Golden Championship Series 2017 Summer Season is the first part of the most important indivudual tournament in 2017. With one the biggest prize pool of the year and the obligation to earn his place via a qualifier tournament, this is the most prestigious event.

It is organized by Blizzard Entertainment's Chinese partner : NetEase, played at Shanghai, offline. From 16th to 22th august, the very best players of the world fight in a double elimination system. At the end, the chinese player 120 won, beating his countryman Infi.

Format and dates[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

Groupstage (16 into 8)[edit]

16 players are divided into four groups of four players each[1] :

  • GSL-style double elimination groupstage,
  • top two qualify for the playoffs,
  • all matches are best-of-three.
  • Dates :
    • group A : august 16th,
    • group B : august 17th,
    • group C : august 18th,
    • group D : august 19th.

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs consist in a double elimination bracket within winners of the 4 groups face the runner-ups[1] :

  • earlier rounds are best-of-three,
  • Grand Final is a best-of-five,
  • semi-final losers are crossed into losers' round 2.
  • Dates :
    • 8 into 4 : august 20th & 21st.
    • Finals : august 22nd.

Map pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

Main tournament[edit]

¥ 106,000 (≃ $ 15,913) are divided among participants as follows[1] :

according to xe.com conversion rate on 2017-08-22. (¥ 1 ≃ $ 0.15012)

Whole event[edit]

The entire prize pool event is ¥ 118,000 (≃ $ 17,669) whose :

  • ¥ 106,000 (≃ $ 15,913) from the main tournament.
  • ¥ 12,000 (≃ $ 1,756) from asian qualifiers.

Participants[edit]

Human Human (4) Orc Orc (3) Undead Undead (2) Night Elf Night Elf (7)
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #1
China Fly100% China 120
China WFZ
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #2
China TH000 Korea (South) Moon
Korea (South) ReMinD
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #3
China Infi Korea (South) FoCuS China Colorful
Qualified via Asian Qualifier #4
China Romantic China Life
China Zhou_Xixi
Qualified via Western Qualifier #1
Ukraine Foggy
Serbia Rudan*
Qualified via Western Qualifier #2
Russian Federation HawK Belarus OrcWorker
  • * Happy declined his invitation and is replaced by Rudan

Broadcasting[edit]

EngSpeaking Back2Warcraft

Russia WoLvInDaHouse

  • Ukraine  WoLv (Andrey Tokmakov)

Results[edit]

Groupstage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Semifinals
 China 120
2
August 16, 2017 16:00 CST
 Belarus OrcWorker
0
 China Infi
2
August 16, 2017 17:30 CST
 China Colorful
0
Winners' Finals
 China 120
0
120 
August 16, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Infi
2
1st qualified
 China Infi
Losers' Round 1
 Belarus OrcWorker
0
August 16, 2017 20:30 CST
 China Colorful
2
Losers' Finals
 China 120
2
August 16, 2017 22:00 CST
 China Colorful
0
2nd qualified
 China 120

Group B[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea FoCuS
1
August 17, 2017 16:00 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
 South Korea ReMinD
1
August 17, 2017 17:30 CST
 China Romantic
2
Winners' Finals
 Ukraine Foggy
2
August 17, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Romantic
0
1st qualified
 Ukraine Foggy
Losers' Round 1
 South Korea FoCuS
2
August 17, 2017 20:30 CST
 South Korea ReMinD
0
Losers' Finals
 China Romantic
2
August 17, 2017 22:00 CST
 South Korea FoCuS
0
2nd qualified
 China Romantic

Group C[edit]

Semifinals
 China Life
2
August 18, 2017 16:00 CST
 Russia HawK
1
 China Fly100%
2
August 18, 2017 17:30 CST
 South Korea Moon
1
Winners' Finals
 China Life
2
August 18, 2017 19:00 CST
 China Fly100%
0
1st qualified
 China Life
Losers' Round 1
 Russia HawK
1
August 18, 2017 20:30 CST
 South Korea Moon
2
Losers' Finals
 China Fly100%
2
August 18, 2017 22:00 CST
 South Korea Moon
1
2nd qualified
 China Fly100%

Group D[edit]

Semifinals
 China TH000
2
August 19, 2017 16:00 CST
 Serbia Rudan
0
 China Zhou_Xixi
0
August 19, 2017 17:30 CST
 China WFZ
2
Winners' Finals
 China TH000
2
 WFZ
August 19, 2017 19:00 CST
 China WFZ
1
1st qualified
 China TH000
Losers' Round 1
 Serbia Rudan
1
August 19, 2017 20:30 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
2
Losers' Finals
 China WFZ
0
August 19, 2017 22:00 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
2
2nd qualified
 China Zhou Xixi

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinal
 China Infi
2
August 20, 2017 15:00 CST
 China Fly100%
0
 Ukraine Foggy
2
August 20, 2017 16:30 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
1
 China Life
0
 120
August 20, 2017 18:00 CST
 China 120
2
 China TH000
0
August 20, 2017 19:30 CST
 China Romantic
2
Semifinals
 China Infi
2
August 21, 2017 18:00 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
1
 China 120
2
August 21, 2017 19:30 CST
 China Romantic
0
Winners' Finals
 China Infi
2
 120
August 22, 2017 18:00 CST
 China 120
1
Losers' Round 1
 China Fly100%
1
August 20, 2017 21:00 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
2
 China Life
1
August 20, 2017 22:30 CST
 China TH000
2
Losers' Round 2
 China Romantic
2
August 21, 2017 22:30 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
0
 Ukraine Foggy
2
August 21, 2017 21:00 CST
 China TH000
1
Losers' Round 3
 China Romantic
1
August 22, 2017 19:30 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Losers' Finals
 China 120
2
120 
August 22, 2017 21:00 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
0
Grand Finals
 China Infi
2
 China 120
3

Statistics[edit]

Maps[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    18 5 2 3 40.0% 3 2 1 66.7% 1 0 1 0.0% 4 3 1 75.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 2 0 2 0.0% - 2 - -
Ancient IslesAncient Isles    9 2 0 2 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - 1 - -
Echo IslesEcho Isles    15 3 2 1 66.7% 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - 4 2 2 50.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 4 1 3 25.0% - 2 - -
Last RefugeLast Refuge    10 7 4 3 57.1% - - - - - - - - 2 1 1 50.0% - - - - - - - - - 1 - -
Terenas StandTerenas Stand    10 6 4 2 66.7% 3 3 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% - - - -
Turtle RockTurtle Rock    11 1 1 0 100.0% 6 3 3 50.0% - - - - 2 0 2 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 1 - - -
Twisted MeadowsTwisted Meadows    13 5 3 2 60.0% 3 0 3 0.0% - - - - 3 1 2 33.3% - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% 1 - - -
Total Sum (Σ) 86 29 16 13 55.2% 18 10 8 55.6% 2 0 2 0.0% 15 7 8 46.7% 4 0 4 0.0% 10 2 8 20.0% 2 6 0 0

Distributions (race & region)[edit]

External links[edit]

VODs[edit]


Whole tournament :

Articles[edit]

References[edit]