ASSEMBLY Winter 2015 StarCraft II Pro tournament is a single day tournament with a €1550 prize pool. The tournament consists of 16 players from which 8 are invited and the other 8 selected via qualifiers. High quality streams will be provided in English and Finnish throughout the tournament on Twitch.
The tournament ticket costs €50, which includes the entrance to the ASSEMBLY event for full three days, access to the dedicated tournament area with a personal computer on tournament days (Sat) and the player lounge by SEUL ry where you may enjoy snacks for free. The price also includes an extra ticket for a possible manager.
The tournament is a non-BYOC competition played on Saturday 31st January. A separate player area has been reserved for the tournament. This year there will not be a dedicated StarCraft II stage, but some of the games will be shown on a separate stage & audience stand area which will be following all the e-sports action at the event.
Spectators may follow the tournament via internet broadcasts or come on-site to see the action live. Visitor tickets cost 30€ for the whole event, and 20€ for Saturday only. Whole event visitor tickets can be bought in advance from our online shop, and both ticket options are sold at the entrance.
Time: Sat 31st January 2015
Place: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Prize pool: €1550 EUR
Format: 2 Group Stages + Single Elimination Playoffs
Streams: English and Finnish
Participation: Invites & online qualifiers
Ticket price: €50
Replays: replays.zip (7 MB)
Liquipedia: Assembly Winter 2015
16 player spots total with 8 invites and 8 qualifier spots. The tournament fee is €50 which will be collected from everyone except from players who already have a computer ticket.
Players must request an invite by sending the application form by the 8th of January.
The qualifier info can be found below. Everyone should apply for an invite first, and participate in the qualifiers only if necessary.
€1550 will be distributed among the top eight players as follows.
Two WCS style Double Elimination group stages and Single Elimination playoffs.
The matches in the group stages are best-of-3 while the matches in the playoffs are best-of-5.
Times in local time EET (GMT+2).
- Saturday, 31st January
- 11:00--13:30 Group Stage 1, bo3
- 13:30--16:00 Group Stage 2, bo3
- 16:00--17:00 Break
- 17:00 Semi Final 1, bo5
- 18:15 Semi Final 2, bo5
- 19:30 Final, bo5
- SC2 Back Stage
Casters: Josh "j0su" Claassen & player guests
- Yle Areena
Casters: Thomas "TonTTu" Tontchev & Otto "shAsur" Turkki
Casters: Juha "Divinesia" Nurmenniemi & Esa "Snapple" Kaisjoki
- Online qualifier #1 -- Thursday, January 8, 18:00 -- Top 3 are qualified
- Online qualifier #2 -- Thursday, January 15, 18:00 -- Top 3 are qualified
- ASSEMBLY Winter 2015 StarCraft II Casual (BYOC) -- Top 2 are qualified
2015 Ladder Season 1 map pool:
- Overgrowth LE
- Catallena LE
- Expedition Lost LE
- Secret Spring
- Vaani Research Station
- Inferno Pools
- Deadwing LE
Note that the online qualifiers will be played with the 2014 Ladder Season 3 maps since the maps above will not be put into Ladder play until January 12.