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StarCraft II WCS Global Finals tickets go on sale today

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StarCraft II WCS Global Finals tickets go on sale today

In exactly a month, a news post with a header image quite a lot like this one will let you know that the last leg of the StarCraft II WCS finals have started, and you should already be in your computer chair with your player reference tabs and family-size bag of jelly babies open.

But today is your chance to alter that timeline a little. Buy an arena ticket this evening and you could be at the Anaheim Convention Center in California on November 7 and 8, cheering on the oblivious pros sat in their tiny, noise-cancelled booths.

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The Red Bull Battle Grounds Grand Final invades Washington D.C.

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The Red Bull Battle Grounds Grand Final invades Washington D.C.

Today, Washington D.C. witnesses an invasion of alien nasties and stalwart terran marines as the eight finalists in Red Bull Battle Grounds prepare to duke it out, tooth, claw and gun for the biggest share of the $50,000 prize pool.

For two days, they’ll be kicking the crap out of each other in Starcraft II, and you can watch them fight for the championship title right here or over on the Red Bull Battle Grounds site.

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Watch StarCraft II pros name the game's most overrated players

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Watch StarCraft II pros name the game's most overrated players

Before last year’s WCS, our Rob called on StarCraft II devs Blizzard to move beyond the “bloodless intellectual exercise" they’d created and foster some big pro personalities. 

Changes made ahead of this year’s competitive season have already made the 2014 WCS more enjoyable to watch - and now Blizzard’s video squad are working to bring out some of the sport’s large characters. By, er, causing beef. Yup.

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Last chance to make the finals: Red Bull Battle Grounds Detroit has begun

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Last chance to make the finals: Red Bull Battle Grounds Detroit has begun

Red Bull Battle Grounds Detroit kicks off today after last month’s event in Atlanta. Once again, 128 StarCraft II players will send their forces against each other in hopes of making it to the final in Washington DC this September. 

Seven players have already secured their slots from the previous Battle Grounds, including last month’s Atlanta winner, Choi “Bomber" Ji Sung. You can watch this weekend’s fights below.

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Spend the weekend watching Red Bull Battle Grounds Atlanta right here

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Spend the weekend watching Red Bull Battle Grounds Atlanta right here

Red Bull Battle Grounds is in Atlanta for the weekend, seeing competitors duke it out over three days in StarCraft 2. The victor gets a spot in the Battle Grounds Grand Finals in Washington DC this September. 

A whopping 128 players will be whittled down to one across the three day event. It’s a diverse bunch of players, too, as it was an open registration format, welcoming old pros and new competitors alike. Take a gander below to watch the stream, and come back each day for more StarCraft 2 battles. 

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