WCS Austin Coverage

Coverage 2.6.2018

CHAMPION AGAIN!! Serral takes down Mana to secures his second WCS title

 

PREVIEW

World Championship Series is back and Serral is getting ready for another chance at a second title for 2018. The event which will take place in Austin, Texas will be the proving grounds for the next WCS battle and Serral will be heading into it as once again the Challenger victor.

With his placed already secured at Blizzcon from his victory at Leipzig there is no pressure on Serral to win the tournament, but that won’t be a reason for him to hold back. Looking to secure his spot as the best non-Korean as well as showing the Koreans they will have something to fear when the Global World Championships roll in at Blizzcon.

As the Challenger winner Serral will start in the Group Stage 3 as per usual and be joined by those that have made it through from the two previous stages.

FORMAT

Group Stage 3

  • 8 groups of 4  – dual tournament format
  • Games are Best of Three
  • Top 2 in group advance to playoffs

Playoffs

  • 16 players – single elimination
  • Games are Best of Five
  • Finals are played in Best of Seven

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We hope that you cheer Serral on as he attempts to clinch another title and show the world that he is ready for Blizzcon and his shot at the World Champion title. Games will begin June 1st and you will be able to catch all the action live right here on ence.gg