2011 Jin Air OSL

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[e][h]2011 Jin Air OSL
League Information
Series:
Sponsor:
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Prize pool:
₩108,000,000
Start Date:
2011-07-13
End Date:
2011-09-17
Links
Winners
South Korea Protoss JangBi
South Korea Terran Fantasy
South Korea Zerg Hydra
South Korea Zerg soO
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
Protoss 13
Terran 11
Zerg 16
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 2011 Jin Air OSL was held from July through September 2011.

This OnGameNet Starleague (OSL) was delayed almost half a year after the 2010 Bacchus OSL completed. Officially, the broadcaster, OnGameNet, started an amateur league named "My Starleague" that ran for the period, with the winners of each regional league allowed to participate in this OSL's offline preliminaries. However, the real reason was likely the unresolved dispute between KeSPA and Blizzard over copyrights, which was eventually settled in May 2011. There were also rumors that the OSL start was delayed because they had some difficulty securing sponsorship, with StarCraft II having been released and a number of Brood War Players having transitioned to it. Jin Air is a subsidiary of Korean Air, which already sponsored two OSLs, 2010 Korean Air OSL Season 2 and 2010 Korean Air OSL Season 2.

In the Group Stage round of 16, group B was seen as the Group of Death, with two former OSl winners in Flash and Stork, as well as 2011 PDPop MSL winner Hydra.

The 2011 Jin Air OSL saw the Legend of Fall materialize once again after the 2008 Incruit OSL as JangBi beat Fantasy in the Finals. JangBi had barely survived in the group stage, advancing in the tiebreaker, then defeating Flash in the quarterfinals to eventually reach the finals. Fantasy advanced without a defeat in the group stage or quarterfinals to eventually advance to the finals by defeating two Zergs.


Tournament Details[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩108,000,000 (~$97,200) was awarded to the top finishers per the below:[1][2][3][4][5]

Place Prize (KRW) ~Prize (USD)* ID
1st ₩40,000,000 $36,000 South Korea Protoss JangBi
2nd ₩20,000,000 $18,000 South Korea Terran Fantasy
3rd/4th ₩7,000,000 $6,300 South Korea Zerg Hydra
South Korea Zerg soO
*Converted prizes calculated on 2011-09-17 with a currency rate of 0.0008999 provided by http://www.xe.com/.

The fifth through eighth place finishers were each awarded ₩3,000,000, while ninth through 16th were awarded ₩2,000,000 and other qualifiers received cash winnings for each win.


Players[edit]

Protoss
Protoss (13)
Terran
Terran (11)
Zerg
Zerg (16)
Samsung KHAN
South Korea JangBi
WeMade FOX
South Korea BaBy
STX SouL
South Korea by.hero
STX SouL
South Korea Shuttle
STX SouL
South Korea Bogus
MBCGame HERO
South Korea Hyun
KTF MagicNs
South Korea Tempest
WeMade FOX
South Korea Major
ESTRO
South Korea hyvaa
Woongjin Stars
South Korea free
KTF MagicNs
South Korea Flash
Hwaseung OZ
South Korea Killer
STX SouL
South Korea Kal
Hwaseung OZ
South Korea HiyA
SK Telecom T1
South Korea soO
SK Telecom T1
South Korea Paralyze
WeMade FOX
South Korea Mind
WeMade FOX
South Korea Roro
Samsung KHAN
South Korea Stork
MBCGame HERO
South Korea Sea
SK Telecom T1
South Korea s2
 —
SK Telecom T1
South Korea Fantasy
SK Telecom T1
South Korea Hyuk
 —  —
CJ Entus
South Korea Hydra
 —  —
Hwaseung OZ
South Korea Jaedong
 —  —
WeMade FOX
South Korea Shine
 —  —
STX SouL
South Korea Calm
 —  —
STX SouL
South Korea Modesty

Player Qualification[edit]

Into the Ro24[edit]

BaBy, Bogus, Major, Flash, Hiya, Mind, Sea (7)
hero, HyuN, hyvaa, Killer, Soo, Roro, s2, Hyuk, Hydra, Jaedong, Shine (11)
JangBi, Shuttle, Tempest, free, Kal, Paralyze (6)
  • JangBi qualified for the Ro24 through the Wildcard round in the Preliminaries to replace the retired HoGiL.

Seeded into the Ro16[edit]

FanTaSy
Calm, Modesty
Stork


Format[edit]

  • Offline Preliminaries
  • 12 groups of between seven to eight players played off in elimination brackets until a single player from each group advanced to the Ro24.
  • Ro24
  • Because HoGiL retained a spot from the previous OSL, but retired, there was a wildcard tournament for his replacement, fought over by the twelve finalists that didn't advance from the group stages. The 12 players from the offline prelims and wildcard tournament and 12 players eliminated from the previous OSL were placed into 12 groups. These 24 players were placed in four-person groups and competed in a dual tournament elimination format to determine the top two, who advanced to the next round.
  • Ro16
  • 12 players from the previous round joined the top four players seeded from the previous OSL and were placed into four groups. A round robin group play format was used where the top two advanced to the single-elimination.
  • Ro8
  • Single-elimination best of three.
  • Semifinals
  • Single-elimination best of five.
  • Finals
  • Single-elimination best of five.

Maps[edit]

2011 Jin Air OSL
New Bloody Ridge La Mancha Gladiator Pathfinder
Bloody Ridge La Mancha Gladiator Pathfinder
New Maps: New Bloody Ridge, La Mancha



Results: Group Stage[edit]

See also: Group Results: Ro24 and Group Stage Ro16

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Terran Fantasy ► Advances 3-0
2. Zerg n.Die_soO ► Advances 2-1
3. Terran Sea --Eliminated 1-2
4. Terran HiyA --Eliminated 0-3


Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Terran Flash ► Advances 3-0
2. Zerg Hydra ► Advances 2-1
3. Zerg Shine --Eliminated 1-2
4. Protoss Stork --Eliminated 0-3


Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Zerg Killer ► Advances 3-0
. Terran BaBy -- Tiebreaker 1-2
. Zerg Calm -- Tiebreaker 1-2
. Protoss JangBi -- Tiebreaker 1-2


Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Zerg Hyuk ► Advances 2-1
1. Zerg Modesty ► Advances 2-1
2. Zerg Jaedong --Eliminated 1-2
2. Zerg hyvaa --Eliminated 1-2



Results: Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 South Korea Fantasy
2
Fantasy Terran
Zerg Hyuk
August 12th, 2011
August 26th, 2011
  
  
La Mancha
 South Korea Hyuk
0
 South Korea Hydra
2
Hydra Zerg
Zerg Modesty
August 12th, 2011
August 26th, 2011
 South Korea Modesty
1
 South Korea soO
2
soO Zerg
Zerg Killer
August 12th, 2011
August 26th, 2011
Note: n.Die_soO was awarded an auto-win in Game 2 due to Killer not following pausing regulations.
 South Korea Killer
1
 South Korea JangBi
2
JangBi Protoss
Terran Flash
August 12th, 2011
August 26th, 2011
 South Korea Flash
1
Semifinals
 South Korea Fantasy
3
Fantasy Terran
Zerg Hydra
September 2nd, 2011
  
  
Gladiator
 South Korea Hydra
1
 South Korea soO
0
soO Zerg
Protoss JangBi
September 9th, 2011
  
  
Gladiator
 South Korea JangBi
3
Finals
 South Korea Fantasy
2
Fantasy Terran
Protoss JangBi
September 17th, 2011
 South Korea JangBi
3

Media[edit]

Openings[edit]

  • Opening 1:
  • Opening 2:

Soundtrack[edit]

  • Chevelle - Another Know It All
  • Terrible Things - Not Alone
  • Damageplan - Save Me
  • Rise Against - Architects
  • Silverstein - Live To Kill
  • Silverstein -The Artist
  • Silverstein - Texas Mickey ft. Anthony Raneri
  • Unwritten Law - On My Own
  • The X-Ecutioners - Come On
  • Boreta - Bubblin' In The Cut
  • Anthrax - Poison My Eyes
  • Nickelback - Figured You Out
  • Fact & Fiction - This Time

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

Previous Starleague:  2010 Bacchus OSL   |  2011 Jin Air OSL  |   Next Starleague:  2012 Tving OSL