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Round of 32 group play came to an exciting conclusion last Friday for WCS Europe, eliminating 16 players from this season's Premier League competition in its wake. The 16 surviving competitors have been split into four four-player groups, and the Electronic Sports league is ready to unleash another salvo of frenzied Premier League action for your viewing pleasure.
Season 1 of 2013 World Championship Series Premier League competition has reached the round of 16 in Europe and America, while Korea is just a bit ahead in the round of 8. The League Regional Finals for each region are fast-approaching, and today, we're pleased to reveal the exact dates for each of the upcoming Premier League Regional Finals events this season.
Now that Season 1 of 2013 World Championship Series competition is well under way in Europe, Korea, and America, tons of epic StarCraft II games are being played. To help you keep everything straight, we put together a broadcast schedule and WCS point leaderboard that will be updated on a weekly basis.
DreamHack is once again preparing to bring you exciting, world-class StarCraft II competition. If Thorzain's victory at last year's DreamHack Open in front of his hometown crowd in Stockholm, and last year's World Championship Series Europe Finals (produced by DreamHack), are any indication, Dreamhack Open 2013: Stockholm is bound to deliver some epic eSports action.
Last week, the Electronic Sports League kicked off WCS Europe 2013 Season 1 with five action-packed days of Premier League Qualifiers. After thousands of StarCraft II matches over the course of the week, the final WCS Europe Premier League seats have been filled and the pool of 32 Premier League competitors has been split into eight four-player groups. The first Premier League Group Stage of WCS Europe 2013 Season 1 is set to begin tomorrow, April 23 at 9:00 a.m. PDT.
Mark your calendars—a Blizzard is coming to Southern California! Tickets for BlizzCon® 2013 will go on sale in two batches on Thursday, April 25 at 04:00 CEST and Saturday, April 27 at 19:00 CEST through the official BlizzCon website.
On November 28, the Iron Squid is coming back to Paris! The Iron Squid Chapter II will bring together 32 of the most famous names in the StarCraft II eSports scene to battle it out for a prize pool of $29,000 USD.
The tournament is organized by French eSports phenomenon Pomf & Thud, with commentary in French, English, and Russian.
It's Day 1 of the 2012 StarCraft II Global Finals at the Battle.net World Championship, and we're collecting spoiler-free VODs for you right here.
Shanghai taxis are better than a cup of coffee – or ten. My morning cab races through downtown streets over painted lines that mean nothing here, passing just inches from cars and pedestrians, and honking for both excellent and seemingly no-good reasons every few seconds. You just have to put your head down and hope for the best, and that act of blocking the world out and praying the next second won’t be your last is exactly what the World of Warcraft Arena and StarCraft II players will be feeling every moment they’re on-stage this weekend.