2010 Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 3

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[e][h]2010 Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 3
League Information
South Korea
South Korea Seoul
Prize pool:
₩199,600,000 (≃ $173,053)
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:
South Korea Protoss MC
South Korea Terran Rain
South Korea Protoss HongUn
Sweden Terran Jinro
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Protoss 12
Terran 24
Zerg 27
Random 1
This is the third and last of three GOMTV Global StarCraft II League Open events. For general information not specific to this event, check the main GSL page.

Map Pool[edit]

This tournament used the same map pool as GSL 2:


  • Preliminary rounds were held on November 15 and 16.
  • Unlike the previous two GSL open events, there was no vetoing of any maps in all rounds.

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool was ₩199,600,000 (Approximately $173,053.20), divided among participants as follows:

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $86,700 ₩ 100,000,000 South Korea Protoss MC Old Generations Old Generations
2nd $26,010 ₩ 30,000,000 South Korea Terran Rain Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
3rd-4th $8,670 ₩ 10,000,000 South Korea Protoss HongUn Prime Prime
Sweden Terran Jinro Team Liquid Team Liquid
5th-8th $3,468 ₩ 4,000,000 South Korea Zerg NesTea Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zerg FruitDealer Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
South Korea Terran MarineKing Prime Prime
South Korea Protoss Choya For Our Utopia For Our Utopia
9th-16th $1,734 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Terran Maka Prime Prime
South Korea Protoss Squirtle StarTale StarTale
South Korea Terran BitByBit Prime Prime
South Korea Terran TheBest For Our Utopia For Our Utopia
South Korea Zerg Leenock For Our Utopia For Our Utopia
South Korea Zerg July StarTale StarTale
South Korea Terran Polt Prime Prime
South Korea Terran Mvp Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
17th-32nd $433.50 ₩ 500,000 Taiwan Zerg Sen Fnatic Fnatic
South Korea Terran LittleBoy Old Generations Old Generations
South Korea Zerg Golden For Our Utopia For Our Utopia
South Korea Protoss Genius ZeNEX ZeNEX
South Korea Zerg YugiOh ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Terran sC For Our Utopia For Our Utopia
Netherlands Zerg Ret Team Liquid Team Liquid
South Korea Terran JSL ZeNEX ZeNEX
South Korea Zerg NAKSEO StarTale StarTale
South Korea Protoss GuineaPig Prime Prime
South Korea Terran Hyperdub Old Generations Old Generations
South Korea Terran aLive Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
South Korea Terran BoxeR ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Zerg Moon WeMade FOX WeMade FOX
USA Zerg IdrA Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zerg Check Prime Prime
33rd-64th $260.10 ₩ 300,000 South Korea Terran Jys ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Protoss VINES Old Generations Old Generations
South Korea Zerg jookTo Jung Jung
South Korea Zerg Sleep Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zerg TheWinD Old Generations Old Generations
South Korea Terran Rache ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Zerg DreamizEr Zenith Zenith
South Korea Terran Libero Prime Prime
South Korea Terran RainBOw StarTale StarTale
Sweden Zerg HayprO Team Liquid Team Liquid
South Korea Zerg Tosyad ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Terran Lyn WeMade FOX WeMade FOX
South Korea Protoss Cyrano ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Protoss anypro Prime Prime
South Korea Zerg NaYa NEX NEX
South Korea Zerg Kyrix Zenith Zenith
South Korea Zerg Line NEX NEX
South Korea Random GuMiho For Our Utopia For Our Utopia
South Korea Terran Junwi Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
South Korea Terran Clide Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
South Korea Zerg Max StarTale StarTale
South Korea Terran Odin MVP (team) MVP
South Korea Protoss cOre Zenith Zenith
South Korea Zerg Zenio Old Generations Old Generations
South Korea Terran ON NEX NEX
South Korea Zerg Joon New Star Players New Star Players
South Korea Zerg Drug NEX NEX
South Korea Terran ButterflyEffect Zenith Zenith
South Korea Protoss Choa NEX NEX
South Korea Protoss BanBans Zenith Zenith
South Korea Zerg AnNyeong Prime Prime
South Korea Terran Destination ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on December 18, 2010. ₩1000 = $0.867

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom


  • GuMiho was the first random player to qualify for any GSL open.
  • There were five foreigners in this tournament: Sen, HayprO, Jinro, IdrA, and Ret.
  • July, an accomplished StarCraft progamer, and Moon, an accomplished Warcraft III progamer, qualified for their first GSL open.
  • HongUn built the first Carrier of any GSL open against JSL.
  • Jinro was the first foreigner to reach the RO4.
  • HongUn and MC, respectively, were the first Protoss players to reach the RO4.
  • MC was the first Protoss player to reach the Finals and the first Protoss to win the tournament.
  • First season where the map vetoing option for players was disabled which receives large amounts of criticisms from Zerg players. The inability to veto short distanced maps such as Steppes of War caused many cheeses and all-ins in TvZ match ups throughout Season 3.
  • Pepsi was a sponsor of this event with their Mountain Dew brand as the sponsored beverage.
  • The first season to have no Zerg in the final four.
  • Capital ship watch: Number of games where these units were a major factor in the outcome:
Unit W L
Battlecruiser 0 0
Brood Lord 6 1
Carrier 1 0
Mothership 0 0

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