Warcraft Gold League - 2019 - Winter Season

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[e][h]Warcraft Gold League - 2019 - Winter
League Information
Organizer:
Netease
Game Version:
Server:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Groupstage : round-robin
Playoffs : single elimination
Prize pool:
¥  CNY
¥ 500,000 CNY (≃ $ 71,153 USD)
Start Date:
2019-11-23
End Date:
2019-11-30
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  Lyn
Russia  Happy
China  TH000
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
20
7
5
3
5
1v1 map pool
Chronology

The Warcraft Gold League - 2019 - Winter Season is the second part of the most important individual tournament in 2019. 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 in the scene.

It is organized by Blizzard Entertainment's Chinese partner : NetEase, played at Shanghai, offline. During November, the very best players of the world will fight in a round-robin groupstage before going into the single elimination playoffs.

The Korean player Lyn won, defeating the defending champion Happy in final.

Format and dates[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

NetEase qualifiers remain the same as the last edition. Two series of 4 monthly tournaments : Open and Pro. Respectively featuring 32 and 16 players each. With the same promotion/relegation. Eventually 8 players from each Korea and China qualify for the main event.

There is no western qualifier neither European nor American, since WGL organisation decide to choose and invite 4 players.

July[edit]

  • Open - July 22nd - July 27th
  • Pro - July 25th - July 28th

August[edit]

  • Open - August 26th - August 31th
  • Pro - August 29th - September 01st

September[edit]

  • Open - September 23rd - September 28th
  • Pro - September 26nd - September 29th

October[edit]

  • Open - October 21st - October 26thst
  • Pro - October 24th - October 27th

Group Stage (16 into 8)[edit]

During group stage 20 players are divived into 4 groups of 5 players :

  • round robin (a player faces each other once),
  • all matches are best-of-3,
  • top 2 of each group advance to the playoffs,
  • groupstage will be play from November 23rd to November 27th.

Playoffs[edit]

The 8 players left fight through a single elimination bracket :

  • all matches are best-of-5,
  • playoffs will be play from November 28th to November 30th.

Map pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

¥ 500,000 (≃ $ 71,153) are spread among the players as seen below :

Participants[edit]

Human Human (7) Orc Orc (5) Undead Undead (3) Night Elf Night Elf (5)
Players qualified via WGL Point System
China Infi
South Korea Lyn
China 120
South Korea LawLiet
South Korea Chaemiko
South Korea FoCuS
China WFZ
South Korea Check
South Korea Sok
South Korea Soin
South Korea Moon
China Romantic
China Fly100%
China Colorful
China TH000
China Yumiko
Invited European players
Russia HawK Russia Happy
Ukraine Foggy
Invited American players
United States Hitman

Broadcasting[edit]

China

 China Official stream

  • China  Xun (Xun Changqing)
  • China  XiaoY
  • China  moexixi (Chen Feng)
  • China  Qiaolin (Chen Liangmin)
  • China  Q Jiang (Que Yujing)

 China TeD

  • China  TeD (Zeng Zhuo)

Europe

 United Kingdom Warcraft3

 France NoWarcraft3

  • France  Nomeid (Johann Servonnet)

 Russia Miker

  • Russia  Miker (Mikhail Mirchuk)

 Russia WellPlayedTV

 Russia WoLv In Da House

  • Ukraine  WoLv (Andrey Tokmakov)

 Russia WanderBraun

 Russia KarmikKoala

  • Russia  KarmikKoala (Aleksandr Ivanushkin)
  • Russia  Abver (Aleksey Drunin)

 Russia Cake

  • Russia  Cake (Kirill Zabrodin)
  • Russia  instamityay (Dmitry Serebrennikov)
  • Russia  Maelstrom (Vladimir Kuzminov)

 Russia instamityay

  • Russia  instamityay (Dmitry Serebrennikov)
  • Russia  Cake (Kirill Zabrodin)
  • Russia  Maelstrom (Vladimir Kuzminov)

 Russia Maelstrom

  • Russia  Maelstrom (Vladimir Kuzminov)
  • Russia  Cake (Kirill Zabrodin)
  • Russia  instamityay (Dmitry Serebrennikov)

 Spain EpicasBatallitas

  • Spain  Powy (Miguel Aznar)

Korea

 South Korea chonana1

 South Korea ladin19

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

WFZ
2-02-00-20-2
Yumiko
0-22-10-21-2
Check
0-21-22-02-0
Soin
2-02-00-20-2
HawK
2-02-10-22-0
WFZ
Yumiko
Check
Soin
HawK
Group A
1st Russia  HawK 3-1 6-3
2nd South Korea  Check 2-2 5-4
3rd South Korea  Soin 2-2 4-4
4th China  WFZ 2-2 4-4
5th China  Yumiko 1-3 3-7

Group B[edit]

LawLiet
2-11-20-21-2
Fly100%
1-20-20-21-2
Lyn
2-12-02-02-0
TH000
2-02-00-22-0
Foggy
2-12-10-20-2
LawLiet
Fly100%
Lyn
TH000
Foggy
Group B
1st South Korea  Lyn 4-0 8-1
2nd China  TH000 3-1 6-2
3rd Ukraine  Foggy 2-2 4-6
4th South Korea  LawLiet 1-3 4-7
5th China  Fly100% 0-4 2-8

Group C[edit]

Moon
0-22-00-22-0
Happy
2-02-02-11-2
0-20-20-20-2
Infi
2-01-22-00-2
Sok
0-22-12-02-0
Moon
Happy
Infi
Sok
Group C
1st South Korea  Sok 3-1 6-3
2nd Russia  Happy 3-1 7-3
3rd China  Infi 2-2 5-4
4th South Korea  Moon 2-2 4-4
5th China  Colorful 0-4 0-8

Group D[edit]

FoCuS
1-21-21-22-1
Chaemiko
2-11-20-22-0
Romantic
2-12-10-22-0
120
2-12-02-02-0
Hitman
1-20-20-20-2
FoCuS
Chaemiko
Romantic
120
Hitman
Group D
1st China  120 4-0 8-1
2nd China  Romantic 3-1 6-4
3rd South Korea  Chaemiko 2-2 5-5
4th South Korea  FoCuS 1-3 5-7
5th United States  Hitman 0-4 1-8

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Russia HawK
2
 China Romantic
3
 South Korea Lyn
3
 South Korea Check
1
 China 120
2
 Russia Happy
3
 South Korea Sok
0
November 27, 2019 - 22:00 CST
 China TH000
3
Semifinals
 China Romantic
0
November 30, 2019 - 14:10 CST
 South Korea Lyn
3
 Russia Happy
3
November 30, 2019 - 15:55 CST
 China TH000
1
Finals
 South Korea Lyn
3
 Russia Happy
1
3rd Place Match
 China Romantic
3
 China TH000
2

Statistics[edit]

Maps[edit]

vs. vs. vs. vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ %Σ %Σ %Σ %Σ %Σ %
Amazonia15440100.0 %----110100.0 %31233.3 %1010.0 %1010.0 %31-1
Concealed Hill3343175.0 %32166.7 %42250.0 %63350.0 %73442.9 %1010.0 %4211
Echo Isles1732166.7 %2020.0 %32166.7 %21150.0 %32166.7 %1010.0 %2-1-
Last Refuge2021150.0 %51420.0 %110100.0 %42250.0 %32166.7 %----3-11
Northern Isles271010.0 %53260.0 %4040.0 %550100.0 %72528.6 %----31-1
Terenas Stand LV732166.7 %----110100.0 %------------111-
Twisted Meadows7----220100.0 %------------3030.0 %--11
Total Sum (Σ)1261712570.6 %178947.1 %147750.0 %2012860.0 %2191242.9 %6060.0 %16555

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