Warcraft Gold League 2018 Winter Season - August Qualifier

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[e][h]WGL 2018 Winter - August Qualifier
League Information
Organizer:
Game Version:
Server:
NetEase
Type:
Online
Location:
China 
Format:
Double elimination
Prize pool:
CN¥ 5,800 (≃ $ 847,6)
Start Date:
2018-08-30
End Date:
2018-09-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
Maps
Chronology

The August qualifier is one of four monthly tournaments that is part of the NetEase Qualifier for WGL 2018 Winter.

The winner receives a prize, as well as important points in the race to qualify for the Main Event.

Format and dates[edit]

Preliminary rounds[edit]

The 32 players invited for the preliminary round.

Top 32 players from the NetEase ladder at August 10th qualify for the preliminary rounds :

  • players are divided into 4 groups of 8 players each,
  • the groups are played as double elimination,
  • all matches are best-of-three,
  • top 4 qualify for the groupstage.

Dates :

  • group A: august 30th,
  • group B: august 31st,
  • group C: september 1st,
  • group D: september 2nd.

Groupstage[edit]

  • 16 players are divided into 4 groups of 4 players each,
  • the groups are played as double elimination,
  • all matches are best-of-three,
  • top 2 qualify for the playoffs,
  • played on september 6-7th.

Playoff stage[edit]

The Playoffs are a double elimination bracket :

  • the winners of the 4 groups face the runner-ups,
  • semi-final losers are crossed into losers' round 2,
  • early rounds are best-of-3,
  • Losers' round 3, WB-Final and LB-Final are best-of-5,
  • Grand Final is best-of-7,
  • played on September 8-9th.

Prize Pool[edit]

CN¥ 5,800 ( ≃ $ 847,6) are spread among the players as seen below :

according to xe.com conversion rate on 2018-09-09 (CNY 1 ≃ 0.14614 USD ).

Broadcasting[edit]

EngSpeaking Back2Warcraft

EngSpeaking Hi2Chaco

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Semifinals
 China Fly100%
2
Fly100% 
 Fast
Sep 06, 2018 19:00 CST
 China Fast
0
 South Korea Lucifer
1
Lucifer 
 LawLiet
Sep 06, 2018 19:00 CST
 South Korea LawLiet
2
Winners' Finals
 China Fly100%
1
Fly100% 
 LawLiet
Sep 06, 2018 20:00 CST
 South Korea LawLiet
2
Losers' Round 1
 China Fast
0
Fast 
 Lucifer
Sep 06, 2018 20:00 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
2
Losers' Finals
 China Fly100%
0
Fly100% 
 Lucifer
Sep 06, 2018 21:00 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea LawLiet
 South Korea Lucifer

Group B[edit]

Semifinals
 China Infi
1
Infi 
 Colorful
Sep 06, 2018 19:00 CST
 China Colorful
2
 South Korea WhO
W
 South Korea Sok
Winners' Finals
 China Colorful
2
Colorful 
 WhO
Sep 06, 2018 20:00 CST
 South Korea WhO
0
Losers' Round 1
 China Infi
2
Infi 
 Sok
 South Korea Sok
1
Losers' Finals
 South Korea WhO
1
WhO 
 Infi
Sep 06, 2018 21:00 CST
 China Infi
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 China Colorful
 China Infi

Group C[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea Moon
2
Moon 
 Lin Guagua
Sep 07, 2018 19:00 CST
 China Lin Guagua
1
 China WFZ
2
WFZ 
 Chaemiko
Sep 07, 2018 19:00 CST
 South Korea Chaemiko
0
Winners' Finals
 South Korea Moon
2
Moon 
 WFZ
Sep 07, 2018 20:00 CST
 China WFZ
0
Losers' Round 1
 China Lin Guagua
0
Lin Guagua 
 Chaemiko
Sep 07, 2018 20:00 CST
 South Korea Chaemiko
2
Losers' Finals
 China WFZ
1
WFZ 
 Chaemiko
Sep 07, 2018 21:00 CST
 South Korea Chaemiko
2
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea Moon
 South Korea Chaemiko

Group D[edit]

Semifinals
 China 120
0
120 
 FoCuS
Sep 07, 2018 19:00 CST
 South Korea FoCuS
2
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Foggy 
 Zhou_Xixi
Sep 07, 2018 19:00 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
1
Winners' Finals
 South Korea FoCuS
2
FoCuS 
 Foggy
Sep 07, 2018 20:00 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
0
Losers' Round 1
 China 120
2
120 
 Zhou_Xixi
Sep 07, 2018 20:00 CST
 China Zhou_Xixi
0
Losers' Finals
 Ukraine Foggy
2
Foggy 
 120
Sep 07, 2018 21:00 CST
 China 120
1
Qualified for Playoffs
 South Korea FoCuS
 Ukraine Foggy

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinal
 South Korea LawLiet
1
LawLiet 
 Infi
September 8, 2018 - 19:00 CST
 China Infi
2
 South Korea Moon
1
Moon 
 Foggy
September 8, 2018 - 19:00 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
 South Korea FoCuS
1
FoCuS 
 Chaemiko
September 8, 2018 - 19:00 CST
 South Korea Chaemiko
2
 China Colorful
1
Colorful 
 Lucifer
September 8, 2018 - 19:00 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
2
Semifinals
 China Infi
0
Infi 
 Foggy
September 8, 2018 - 20:30 CST
 Ukraine Foggy
2
 South Korea Chaemiko
0
Chaemiko 
 Lucifer
September 8, 2018 - 20:30 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
2
Winners' Finals
 Ukraine Foggy
0
Foggy 
 Lucifer
September 9, 2018 - 19:00 CST
 South Korea Lucifer
3
Losers' Round 1
 South Korea LawLiet
1
LawLiet 
 Moon
September 8, 2018 - 20:30 CST
 South Korea Moon
2
 South Korea FoCuS
2
FoCuS 
 Colorful
September 8, 2018 - 20:30 CST
 China Colorful
1
Losers' Round 2
 South Korea Chaemiko
0
Chaemiko 
 Moon
September 8, 2018 - 22:00 CST
 South Korea Moon
2
 China Infi
2
Infi 
 FoCuS
September 8, 2018 - 22:00 CST
 South Korea FoCuS
1
Losers' Round 3
 South Korea Moon
1
Moon 
 Infi
September 9, 2018 - 19:00 CST
 China Infi
3
Losers' Finals
 Ukraine Foggy
3
Foggy 
 Infi
September 9, 2018 - 20:30 CST
 China Infi
0
Grand Finals
 South Korea Lucifer
4
Lucifer 
 Foggy
 Ukraine Foggy
2

Map Statistics[edit]

Preliminary rounds excluded.

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    14 2 0 2 0.0% 2 2 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 3 2 1 66.7% 1 0 1 0.0% 3 0 3 0.0% 1 - - -
Ancient IslesAncient Isles    8 1 1 0 100.0% 2 2 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - 1 - -
Echo IslesEcho Isles    10 1 0 1 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 5 4 1 80.0% - 1 - -
Last RefugeLast Refuge    19 4 3 1 75.0% 5 1 4 20.0% - - - - 2 2 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 5 1 4 20.0% - 1 - -
Terenas Stand LVTerenas Stand LV    13 4 0 4 0.0% - - - - 2 1 1 50.0% - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% 3 1 2 33.3% 1 2 - -
Turtle RockTurtle Rock    7 - - - - 4 2 2 50.0% - - - - - - - - 2 2 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - -
Twisted MeadowsTwisted Meadows    12 3 2 1 66.7% 1 0 1 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 2 0 2 0.0% 3 2 1 66.7% 1 - - -
Total Sum (Σ) 83 15 6 9 40.0% 15 8 7 53.3% 6 2 4 33.3% 7 5 2 71.4% 8 2 6 25.0% 22 9 13 40.9% 3 5 0 0

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