Invictus Gaming are your WPC-ACE #2 champions
Invictus Gaming clinch victory in the second season of WPC-ACE against Team DK in an exciting 5 match series. They topple the former champions to cement themselves as the current title holders.
|1. ¥1,000,000 CNY||4. ¥50,000 CNYD|
|2. ¥300,000 CNY||5-8. ¥20,000 CNY|
|3. ¥100,000 CNY|
Location: Shanghai, China
The third place decider for World Professional Classic, also known as WPC-ACE, has concluded with NewBee clinching an important victory against Alliance in three intense games. They settle for bronze and walk away with a respectable amount of prize money (~$16,000).
Invictus Gaming is the first team to advance into the grand finals of WPC-ACE as they defeated NewBee in straight games. They will be awaiting the winner of the DK-Alliance series to know which one they will face in the best-of-seven championship.
Only four teams remain in the WPC ACE Season 2 tournament. Invictus Gaming, Alliance, Newbee, and DK will throw down tomorrow to determine who will emerge the strongest to claim the largest share of a $245,000 prize pool.
The second half of WPC's quarterfinals have ended, with DK and Alliance advancing after their victories over Titan and VG respectively. The $245,000~ tournament will take a day off, and will resume with the semifinals on 31 May.
The first day of the single-elimination bracket has concluded, with NewBee and iG taking out DreamTime and Cloud9 respectively. NewBee and iG will meet in the first semi-final on Saturday, 31 May.
The second day of World Professional Classic pre-playoffs has come to an end with NewBee and Team DK gaining the most out of the upper bracket in terms of bracket seedings. No teams were eliminated during the pre-playoffs stage.
The WPC-ACE Lower Bracket pre-playoffs ended with Invictus Gaming claiming the first position while Alliance following in second. The pre-playoffs will determine the division in the upcoming playoffs which will be held on May 28-June 2 in Shanghai, China. No teams will be eliminated during this stage.
The last playday of the Eastern WPC-ACE groupstage belongs to the past, and the top six teams of the leaderboard will be joining Cloud9 and Alliance in the pre-playoff stage next week. The pre-playoffs will finalize the bracket of the offline finals in Shanghai.