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

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2011 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Global StarCraft II League March
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: Code S 1v1, Group play + Playoffs
1v1, Single-elimination
Start Date: 2011-02-21
End Date: 2011-03-19
Links: TLPD
Website
Code S Winners
Protoss MC
Zerg July
Protoss San
Protoss anypro
 Winners
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: Code S 32    32
Protoss 15   Terran 27   Zerg 22   
Maps
Metalopolis • Scrap Station • Xel'Naga Caverns • Crossfire SE • Terminus RE • 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 Code S.

At the start of the season, Kelly "kellyMILKIES" Ong Xiao Wei was hired as a Code caster to give all casters an easier casting schedule.[1] She cast the Code games together with either Tasteless or Artosis until March 7, when another new caster, Erik "doa" Lonnquist began casting the Code 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 Code S Foreigner when IdrA withdrew to return to the United States.
  • Four Foreign players were given invites to Code : Canada Protoss HuK, Sweden Zerg HayprO, Netherlands Zerg Ret, and Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe, in addition to China Terran Loner, a Chinese player who had maintained Code 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 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 Code S)
  • 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 Code S Winner
1
Code S: Final Match
11
Code S: Semi Finals
31
Code S: Quarter Finals
431
Code S: Round of 16
574
Code S: Round of 32
9158
UD: Code S Promotions
574
UD: Code S Before
483
UD: Code S+ Total
8115
UD: Before
432
UD: Demotions
341
Code Winner
1
: Final Match
11
: Semi Finals
112
: Quarter Finals
332
: Round of 16
394
: Round of 32
61214


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