The reigning StarCraft II world champion Joona "Serral" Sotala has defeated the Mexican player Juan Carlos "SpeCial" Tena Lopez in the grand finals of 2019 WCS Spring, claiming $20,000 in prize money and qualifying for WCS Global Finals.
The event took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, with the final playoffs stage being held on May 18th – 19th. It featured a single-elimination playoffs bracket for 24 players, where all regular matches were best-of-five and the grand finals was best-of-seven. Serral outplayed Lambo (3-1), TIME (3-1) and Reynor (3-0) on his way to the grand finals. In the final series Serral managed to win four maps in a row.
Serral has become the first non-Korean player to qualify for 2019 WCS Global Finals. Earlier Eo "soO" Yoon Soo qualified to the finals through IEM Season XIII – Katowice, while Cho "Maru" Seong Ju emerged victorious at 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 1: Code S.
|Place||$ USD||WCS Circuit Pts||Player|
|5th-8th||$4,000||600||Elazer, ShoWTimE, TIME, goblin|
|9th-16th||$2,750||300||Probe, MarineLorD, MaSa, Clem, Lambo, Harstem, PtitDrogo, HeRoMaRinE|
|17th-24th||$1,250||100||Namshar, Kelazhur, SKillous, Zanster, uThermal, SortOf, Hellraiser, DnS|