2010 Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 2

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[e][h]2010 Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 2
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League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Prize pool:
$180,000
Start Date:
2010-10-09
End Date:
2010-11-13
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea
South Korea Ticon small.png RainBOw
South Korea Ticon small.png BoxeR
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
64
Picon small.png 20
Ticon small.png 29
Zicon small.png 15
Ricon small.png 0
Maps
Chronology
This was the second of three GOMTV Global StarCraft II League Open events. For general information not specific to this event, check the main GSL page.
GSL Brackets Poster

Map Pool[edit]

Two maps from season 1 were removed from the map pool: Kulas Ravine and Desert Oasis. They were replaced by Jungle Basin and Shakuras Plateau.[1]

Information[edit]

  • Preliminary rounds were held from October 9 to 12.
  • Unlike season 1, the quarterfinal round (Ro8) was a best of 5 instead of a best of 3. The semifinals (as well as the finals) were a best of 7.[2]
  • Map elimination was also changed from season 1:
    • Ro64, Ro32: May remove up to 2 maps
    • Ro16, Ro8: May remove 1 map
    • Semifinals (Ro4), finals: No map removal

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool was ₩199 600 000, divided among participants as follows:

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $89,000 ₩ 100,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
2nd $26,700 ₩ 30,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
3rd-4th $8,900 ₩ 10,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png RainBOw Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png BoxeR ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
5th-8th $3,560 ₩ 4,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Kyrix ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Picon small.png Genius ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png NaDa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png Zenio OGslogo std.png Old Generations
9th-16th $1,780 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Picon small.png Killer TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Ticon small.png Ensnare OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png Check Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Picon small.png InCa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
China Ticon small.png Loner Welogo std.png World Elite
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
USA Zicon small.png IdrA Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zicon small.png TheWinD OGslogo std.png Old Generations
17th-32nd $445 ₩ 500,000 South Korea Zicon small.png FruitDealer TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png PhoeNix Werralogo std.png WeRRa
South Korea Ticon small.png Rain TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Picon small.png AcE Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png Pippi ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png San ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Tankboy Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Sync ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png cOre ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Zicon small.png Terius FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Zicon small.png Suhoshin ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png ParkJongHyuk Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Gon OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Picon small.png MC OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png Maka Primelogo std.png Prime
33rd-64th $267 ₩ 300,000 South Korea Ticon small.png ButterflyEffect ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Zicon small.png Baby Werralogo std.png WeRRa
South Korea Ticon small.png Apple ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
Germany Ticon small.png TLO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Picon small.png Choya FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Picon small.png Suzy Werralogo std.png WeRRa
South Korea Ticon small.png KYumer IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Picon small.png HongUn Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Flint ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Zicon small.png Cezanne OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png Hyperdub OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png Garnet ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Aya Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png Clide TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png Rain FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Zicon small.png jookTo OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png Happiness TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Ticon small.png Lyn WeMadeFOXlogo std.png WeMade FOX
South Korea Picon small.png Bleach ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Polt Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Picon small.png LegalMind ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Picon small.png FreeDSL Werralogo std.png WeRRa
South Korea Ticon small.png Cargo ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png Chief ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png ChickenCombo ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png ZanDarke ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png Sound Werralogo std.png WeRRa
South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji Werralogo std.png WeRRa
South Korea Picon small.png TheBest FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Picon small.png Overthezero FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Picon small.png LoveRip ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png BanBans ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on October 28, 2010. [₩1000 KRW = $0.89 USD]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Ro64
202915
Ro32
81311
Ro16
367
Ro8
143
Ro4
31
Final
11
Winner
1

Trivia[edit]

  • There were three foreigners in the tournament: IdrA, TLO, and Loner. All three were eliminated at latest in the round of 16. (see bracket)
  • This marked the individual StarCraft II progaming debuts of BoxeR and NaDa.
  • Over 750 000 people tuned in for BoxeR's round of 64 match.[3]
  • Though Maka and HopeTorture had used it previously, the Maka Rax strategy was officially named by Tasteless.[4]
  • The Viking Flower trick, first shown by BoxeR, was also named by Artosis.[5]
  • For the first time in GSL, the Mothership was built intentionally to turn the tide of the battle.
  • While Tasteless and Artosis were at Blizzcon 2010, there were four guest casters used: Jason Lee, Assem, Jørgen Johannesen (XeqtR), and IdrA.[6]
GSL2 military ranks
  • Player military ranks were revealed before the start of each match.
  • Powerade was the sponsored beverage of this event.
  • Capital ship watch: Number of games where these units were a major factor in the outcome:
Unit W L
Battlecruiser 0 2
Brood Lord 2 0
Carrier 0 0
Mothership 0 1

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