Tonight compLexity StarCraft II’s TheStC will be playing in the WCS Season 2 America: Premier League round of 32. The WCS is a major tournament featuring some of the best players from around the world going head to head for a cut of the $100,000 prize pool.
Group Stage #1 (Round of 32): Dual Tournament format.
The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other.
The winners of these matches will then face each other in the Winner’s match.
The victor places first in the group and advances to the Round of 16.
The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
The loser places fourth in the group, will fall to the Challenger League Round of 40.
The loser of the Winner’s match and the winner of the Loser’s match will face each other in a fifth match.
The winner gets second place in the group and advances to the Round of 16.
The loser places third in the group and will fall to the Challenger League Round of 40.
Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
The 4 players of each group in Round of 16 will face off similar to Round of 32.
Players who place 3rd and 4th in their group will fall to the Challenger League Round of 16.
Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season’s Premier League.