2011 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Global StarCraft II League March

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2011 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Global StarCraft II League March
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League Information
Organizer: GOMTV
Sponsor: Intel Sony Ericsson emTek Incheon Tourism Organization Coca-Cola Razer
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.2.2
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Location: South Korea South Korea
Format: Sicon.png 1v1, Group play + Playoffs
Aicon.png 1v1, Single-elimination
Start Date: 2011-02-21
End Date: 2011-03-19
Links: TLPD
Website
Sicon.png Winners
Gold.png Picon small.png MC
Silver.png Zicon small.png July
SF.png Picon small.png San
SF.png Picon small.png anypro
Aicon.png Winners
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: Sicon.png 32   Aicon.png 32
Picon small.png 15   Ticon small.png 27   Zicon small.png 22   
Maps
Metalopolis • Scrap Station • Xel'Naga Caverns • Crossfire • Terminus • Tal'Darim Altar • Crevasse • Shakuras Plateau
Chronology
 2011 GSL January 2011 GSL January2011 GSL WC 2011 GSL WC 

Map Pool[edit]

This tournament used the same map pool as GSTL 1 with the exception of Lost Temple:

Crevasse • Crossfire SE • Metalopolis • Scrap Station • Shakuras Plateau • Tal'Darim Altar • Terminus RE • Xel'Naga Caverns •

Information[edit]

Ro32~Ro16[edit]

  • Code S players each eliminated 1 map
  • Code A players each eliminated 1 map

Casters[edit]

Daniel "Artosis" Stemkoski and Nicolas "Tasteless" Plott remained the casters for Code Sicon.png.

At the start of the season, Kelly "kellyMILKIES" Ong Xiao Wei was hired as a Code Aicon.png caster to give all casters an easier casting schedule.[1] She cast the Code Aicon.png games together with either Tasteless or Artosis until March 7, when another new caster, Erik "doa" Lonnquist began casting the Code Aicon.png Ro8 along with Kelly. [2]

Prize Pool[edit]

Code S[edit]

The total prize pool was ₩144,900,000 (Approximately $128,960 USD), divided among participants as follows:

Place Prize (KRW) Prize (USD)
Champion ₩50,000,000 $44,480
Runner-up ₩20,000,000 $17,790
Semifinalists ₩5,000,000 $4,450
Ro8 ₩3,000,000 $2,670
Ro16 ₩2,000,000 $1,780
Ro32 ₩1,500,000 $1,330

Code A[edit]

Place Prize (KRW) Prize (USD)
Champion ₩1,500,000 $1,330
Runner-up ₩1,000,000 $890
Semifinalists ₩800,000 $710
Ro8 ₩600,000 $530
Ro16 ₩400,000 $360
Ro32 ₩200,000 $180

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on January 3rd, 2011. [₩1,000 KRW = $0.89 USD]

Trivia[edit]

  • Jinro became the only Code Sicon.png Foreigner when IdrA withdrew to return to the United States.
  • Four Foreign players were given invites to Code Aicon.png: Canada Picon small.png HuK, Sweden Zicon small.png HayprO, Netherlands Zicon small.png Ret, and Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe, in addition to China Ticon small.png Loner, a Chinese player who had maintained Code Aicon.png status from GSL 4. Of those, HuK was the only one to advance past the Ro32. HuK went on to reach the Ro8 and advance to Code S in the Up/Down Matches.
  • GSL 4 Champion Mvp went out in the first round after losing to July twice, then fell down to Code Aicon.png in the Up/Down Matches.
  • Three of the four previous GSL winners (NesTea, Mvp, and FruitDealer) failed to reach the Ro16, with MC being the only exception. MC went on to win the finals.
  • Three out of the four semi-finalists from GSL 4 (NesTea, Mvp and MarineKing) failed to reach the Ro16 this season, with Jinro being the only one to advance.
  • Seven out of the eight quarter-finalists from GSL 4 (NesTea, Choya, Mvp, Tester, Jinro, IdrA and MarineKing) failed to reach the quarterfinals this season, with NaDa being the only one to make it a second time
  • For the first time in a GSL, no Terrans reached the final four. (Code Sicon.png)
  • Coca-Cola became the new beverage sponsor halfway through, replacing Pepsi.
  • Finals were held in Daejong.
  • MC Became the first player to win 2 GSL Finals.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Code Sicon.png Winner
1
Sicon.png: Final Match
11
Sicon.png: Semi Finals
31
Sicon.png: Quarter Finals
431
Sicon.png: Round of 16
574
Sicon.png: Round of 32
9158
UD: Sicon.png Promotions
574
UD: Sicon.png Before
483
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
8115
UD: Aicon.png Before
432
UD: Aicon.png Demotions
341
Code Aicon.png Winner
1
Aicon.png: Final Match
11
Aicon.png: Semi Finals
112
Aicon.png: Quarter Finals
332
Aicon.png: Round of 16
394
Aicon.png: Round of 32
61214

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