The opening day of 2019 WCS Circuit saw uThermal and Rail advance from the round-of-32 in WCS Europe competition, while SpeCial and MCanning were victorious in their WCS Americas group.
The day's games marked the beginning of the WCS Winter, an online-focused competition that replaces a live, WCS Circuit tournament. 64 players from around the world will compete in online play for the next two months, with the tournament concluding in live playoffs for the top performers (read more about WCS Winter here). Blizzard has yet to reveal any information about the remainder of the 2019 WCS Circuit.
WCS Winter continues on February 1st with more RO32 action, with HeRoMaRinE, MaNA, ShaDoWn, and SKilous competing in WCS Europe while Scarlett, ExpecT, Epic, and PiLiPiLi will contend for RO16 spots in WCS Americas.