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World Cup 2016

location: Anaheim, California, USA
prize pool: $288,000 USD
start: October 27, 2016
end: November 4, 2016

Schedule

About

About (hidden)

#Background and Qualifiers
##Player Selection

  • Players for each country were voted by the general public
  • The four most popular automatically qualified, the most popular being named captain
  • said captain would choose 2 more players to complete the roster
    ##Team Selection
  • Countries invited to Blizzcon: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, South Korea, United States
  • The rest of the countries competed in online qualifiers to fill in the rest of the field
    • American Qualifier: 1 team (Chile)
    • European Qualifier: 6 teams (Germany, Finland, France, Sweden, Russia, Spain)
    • Asia-Pacific Qualifer: 3 Teams (Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore)

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#Blizzcon Finals
##Group Stages

  • The 16 teams were broken up into 4 groups of 4
  • Each group played in a round-robin Bo3
  • Top 2 team in each group qualified for playoffs
    ##Playoffs

  • Bo3 Quarter/Semi finals
  • Bo7 Grand Final

Prizing

Prizing (hidden)
Place Team Winnings Matches Maps
1st South Korea 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
2nd Russia 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
3rd Sweden 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
4th Finland 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
5th–8th France 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
5th–8th Spain 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
5th–8th United States 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
5th–8th China 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
9th–12th Canada 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
9th–12th Germany 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
9th–12th Australia 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
9th–12th Thailand 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
13th–16th Brazil 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
13th–16th Chile 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
13th–16th Taiwan 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
13th–16th Singapore 2016 $18,000 USD N/A N/A
Group Stage (hidden)
Group Stage
Groups (hidden)
Group A
* top 2 teams advance W L T PCT MW ML MT DIFF
1. Spain 2016 3 0 0 1.000 6 2 0 +4
2. Sweden 2016 2 1 0 .667 5 2 0 +3
3. Canada 2016 1 2 0 .333 3 4 0 -1
4. Brazil 2016 0 3 0 .000 0 6 0 -6
Group B
* top 2 teams advance W L T PCT MW ML MT DIFF
1. Russia 2016 2 1 0 .667 6 1 0 +5
2. United States 2016 2 1 0 .667 5 2 0 +3
3. Germany 2016 1 2 0 .333 2 4 0 -2
4. Chile 2016 1 2 0 .333 0 6 0 -6
Group C
* top 2 teams advance W L T PCT MW ML MT DIFF
1. South Korea 2016 3 0 0 1.000 6 0 0 +6
2. Finland 2016 2 1 0 .667 4 3 0 +1
3. Australia 2016 1 2 0 .333 2 4 0 -2
4. Taiwan 2016 0 3 0 .000 1 6 0 -5
Group D
* top 2 teams advance W L T PCT MW ML MT DIFF
1. France 2016 2 1 0 .667 5 3 0 +2
2. China 2016 2 1 0 .667 5 3 0 +2
3. Thailand 2016 2 1 0 .667 5 3 0 +2
4. Singapore 2016 0 3 0 .000 0 6 0 -6
Tiebreaker (hidden)
Tiebreaker
Groups (hidden)
Tiebreaker Group D
* top 2 teams advance W L T PCT MW ML MT DIFF
1. China 2016 2 0 0 1.000 2 0 0 +2
2. France 2016 1 1 0 .500 1 1 0 +0
3. Thailand 2016 0 2 0 .000 0 2 0 -2