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WCS Montreal Survival Guide

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The next WCS Circuit event begins this Friday as StarCraft II returns to DreamHack Montreal!

The event will take place starting on Friday September 8th PDT, and is set to conclude on Sunday. Two group stages will allow the 64 initial competitors to battle their way down to just 16, where they will then face off against in the Third Group Stage against the 16 players who qualified for the event via WCS Challenger. The 16 players who make it out of that stage will move onto the playoffs where great prizes of cash and WCS points await.

This event boasts a total prize pool of $100,000, with the winner taking home $25,000 and a direct seed into the WCS Global Finals. Check out the details below to get prepared for the event, and follow @EsportStarcraft this weekend for peeks behind the scenes!

$100,000 USD & 11,000 WCS Points

1 place: $25,000 USD, 3,000 WCS Points, and a direct seed to the WCS Global Finals.

2 place: $10,000 USD & 1,400 WCS Points

3 – 4 place: $6,500 USD & 900 WCS Points

5 – 8 place: $4,000 USD & 600 WCS Points

9 – 16 place: $2,500 USD & 300 WCS Points

17 – 32 place: $1,000 USD

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