It all comes down to this! After a year of near-total domination by the Zerg powerhouses Serral and Reynor, WCS Fall represents the final opportunity for StarCraft II players to claim a vaunted WCS trophy in 2019. But there’s even more on the line this time: with BlizzCon rapidly approaching, WCS Fall represents is the last chance for players to show their mettle and qualify for the WCS Global Finals with a big finish!
Beginning September 6, WCS Fall features a return to the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, with 80 players duking it out for the title of WCS Champion. Last year’s event was remembered for two story lines: Italian Zerg Reynor’s rise to the top, making the finals in his first-ever year of WCS competition at the age of 16; and the Finnish powerhouse Serral’s absolute domination of the StarCraft II pro scene, as he defeated Reynor in a tense finals match that gave him a complete sweep of the 2018 Circuit.
While many are eyeing ...Read more
War Chest: BlizzCon 2019
One of the hypest events of the year approaches! This week, WCS fans from across the globe can tune into StarCraft II’s all-star event, GSL vs. The World, to watch the biggest names duke it out in fierce competition! 2019’s top performers in both the WCS Circuit and Korea’s Global StarCraft II League, along with an incredible roster of players voted in by fans, will battle each other in an individual 16-player tournament, as well as a unique team-based competition, to see who will come out on top.
Beginning August 15, GSL vs. The World will kick off a dazzling showcase of individual competition, with 16 players competing in a knockout bracket. Last year’s competition did not disappoint, with eventual BlizzCon finalists Serral and Stats meeting in one of the most exciting matches of the year. The Finnish Zerg clinching a close 4-3 series over the Korean Protoss that forecasted his dominance at BlizzCon - will we see another Global Finals preview at this year’s event?... Read more
After an action-packed WCS Challenger Season 2, we’re ready to jump into the next chapter of North American and European StarCraft II esports! WCS Challenger Season 3 is just around the corner - here’s what you need to know:
In the North America region:
In the European region:
Players, fans and commentators from around the world will meet for Assembly Summer presented by ASUS ROG, live from Helsinki, Finland, with competition kicking off this Thursday. This is the first WCS Circuit tournament without a region lock in place!
Players will compete for USD $25,000 in prizing with up to 2,800 WCS Circuit points up for grabs. Players who are not eligible to compete in the WCS Circuit will not earn points for their placements, but they still will be allowed to compete based on eligibility as determined by Assembly Summer.
Here’s what you need to know!
|Thursday, August 1: Group Stage 1||3 a.m.||1 p.m.||7 p.m (Aug 2)|
|Friday, August 2: Group Stage 2||3 a.m.||1 p.m.||7 p.m. (Aug 3)|
The GSL vs. The World tournament returns on August 15, featuring an all-star lineup of StarCraft II talent. Once again, USD $100,000 is on the line and the best part is you get to participate by voting in the competitors! The “GSL” and “The World” teams will consist of eight players each, with proven 2019 champions and top WCS Point-earners rounding out the field of candidates eligible for selection.Read more