2017 WCS Global Finals Info & Betting Preview
- Jun “TY” Tae Yang, also known as “BaBy”, is a StarCraft programmer from South Korea who is currently playing for Splyce. He played his first StarCraft II official match during the hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2.
- Kim “Stats” Dae Yeob, also known as “Carno”, is a Protoss StarCraft II programmer from South Korea, currently playing for Splyce.
- Kim “herO” Joon Ho is a StarCraft programmer from South Korea. He plays Protoss and is currently playing for ROOT Gaming.
- Koh “GuMiho” Byung Jae is a Terran (formerly Random) player from South Korea, currently playing for PSISTORM Gaming.
- Lee “INnoVation” Shin Hyung, also known as “Bogus”, is a StarCraft programmer from South Korea. He is currently teamless.
- Park “Dark” Ryung Woo is a South Korean StarCraft II Zerg player. He is currently teamless, following the disbandment of the SK Telecom T1StarCraft II roster.
- Eo “soO” Yoon Su is a South Korean Zerg player in StarCraft 2 and formerly StarCraft: Brood War, who is currently teamless following the disbandment of SK Telecom T1.
- Lee “Rogue” Byung Ryul, formerly known as “Savage”, is a Zerg player from South Korea currently playing for Jin Air Green Wings. He formerly played as “Ryul2” on the Brood War team Hwaseung Oz.
- Alex “Neeb” Sunderhaft is an American Protoss (previously Terran) player who is currently sponsored by Ting.
- Diego “Kelazhur” Schwimer is a Brazilian Terran player currently playing for ROOT Gaming.
- Juan Carlos “SpeCial” Tena Lopez, also known as MajOr, is a Mexican Terran player who is currently playing for Prophecy E-Sports.
- Mikołaj “Elazer” Ogonowski is a Polish Zerg player, who is currently playing for Team QLASH.
- Artur “Nerchio” Bloch is a StarCraft player from Poland, currently playing for EURONICS Gaming and is also sponsored by RedBull.
- Stats – 12,875
- InnoVation – 11,050
- Dark – 7,950
- SoO – 7,750
- TY – 7,500
- GuMho – 6,800
- herO – 6,775
- Rogue – 5,600
- Neeb – 10,350
- Elazer – 5,245
- Serral – 730
- Snute – 760
- Nericho – 710
- Kelazhur – 3,250
- TRUE – 3,170
- SpeCial – 3,030
Global Playoffs (Round of 16)
- Four groups of four players (two players from WCS Korea, two players from WCS Circuit)
- Players seeded by their WCS Korea/Circuit points.
- Dual tournament format
- Matches are Bo (Best Of) 3.
- Top 2 players of each group advance to the Global Finals.
- Global Finals (Round of 8)
- Single-elimination Bracket.
- All matches are Bo5 except Finals which are Bo7.