2011 Global StarCraft II League July

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Global StarCraft II League
July
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League Information
Organizer: GOMTV
Sponsor: PepsiG.SKILL
Game Version: Wings of Liberty
Patch 1.3.4Patch 1.3.6
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Location: South Korea South Korea
Format: Code Sicon.png
Ro32 Group play
Ro16 and on Single-elimination
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Ro32 and on Single-elimination
Start Date: 2011-06-27
End Date: 2011-07-30
Sicon.png Winners
Gold.png Zicon small.png NesTea
Silver.png Zicon small.png LosirA
SF.png Picon small.png HongUn
SF.png Ticon small.png ByuN
Aicon.png Winners
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: Sicon.png 32   Aicon.png 32
Picon small.png 20   Ticon small.png 27   Zicon small.png 17   
Maps
Bel'Shir Beach • Crevasse • Crossfire SE • Dual Sight • Metalopolis • Tal'Darim Altar LE • Terminus SE • Xel'Naga Caverns • Xel'Naga Fortress
Chronology
 2011 GSL ST 2011 GSL ST2011 GSL August 2011 GSL August 

Map Pool[edit]

This tournament used the same map pool as the Super Tournament:

Note: GOM still showed the names "Terminus RE" and Tal'Darim Altar" in their broadcasts, while Terminus SE and Tal'Darim Altar LE are played.

Information[edit]

Code S[edit]

  • Main Tournament.
  • 32 Players competed for the Championship.
  • 8 Players lost Code Sicon.png status and entered the Up & Down Matches, where they had the chance to reclaim it.
  • Code Sicon.png Casters:

Code A[edit]

  • Secondary Tournament.
  • 32 Players, 16 from the previous GSL, 15 new qualifiers and one MLG Columbus participant.
  • Losers in the first Round lost their Code Aicon.png status.
  • The Winner of this tournament received Code Sicon.png status for the next GSL.
  • Players who reached the Round of 8 (except for Code Aicon.png winner) entered the Up & Down Matches.
  • Code Aicon.png Casters:
  • "Wolf" Schröder
  • Daniel "Unstable" Siddel
  • Justin "TheGunrun" Ignacio
  • Trevor "TorcH" Housten
  • Kevin "qxc" Riley

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • 8 Code Sicon.png Players and 7 Code Aicon.png Players.
  • These 15 Players were divided into 3 groups of 5.
  • 6 Players, first and second place from each group, received Code Sicon.png status.
  • Up & Down Casters:
  • "Wolf" Schröder
  • Daniel "Unstable" Siddel
  • Trevor "TorcH" Housten

Prize Pool[edit]

Code S[edit]

The total prize pool was ₩144 900 000 (Approximately $134 000 USD, €94 000 EUR), divided among participants as follows:

Place Prize (KRW) USD EUR
Champion ₩60,000,000 $46,000 €32,000
Runner-up ₩20,000,000 $18,500 €13,000
Semifinalists ₩5,000,000 $4,500 €3,200
Ro8 ₩3,000,000 $2,800 €1,900
Ro16 ₩2,000,000 $1,850 €1,300
Ro32 ₩1,500,000 $1,400 €1,000
Total ₩132,000,000 $121,900 €85,400

Code A[edit]

Place Prize (KRW) USD EUR
Champion ₩1,500,000 $1,400 €1,000
Runner-up ₩1,000,000 $930 €650
Semifinalists ₩800,000 $740 €510
Ro8 ₩600,000 $550 €380
Ro16 ₩400,000 $370 €255
Ro32 ₩200,000 $185 €130
Total ₩12,900,000 $11,930 €8,310

Trivia[edit]

  • The MLG<>GSL exchange program started with this GSL.
  • YellOw, a Brood War legend did the ID Call for Code A players starting from the Round of 8.[1]
  • This was the first GSL to have a Protoss in the finals of Code A. It also happened to be the first time to have PvP finals in either Code A or S.
  • This was the first GSL to have a ZvZ finals in Code S. It also happened that this was the first time to have a teamkill in the finals.
  • The Code S champion, NesTea, won without dropping a single game, getting him his third GSL win.
  • Capital ship watch: Games where these units were a major factor in the outcome:
Unit W L
Battlecruiser None None
Brood Lord None None
Carrier None None
Mothership None None

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Code Sicon.png Winner
1
Sicon.png: Final Match
2
Sicon.png: Semi Finals
112
Sicon.png: Round of 8
323
Sicon.png: Round of 16
574
Sicon.png: Round of 32
9158
UD: Sicon.png Promotions
6
UD: Sicon.png Before
241
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
492
UD: Aicon.png Before
251
UD: Aicon.png Demotions
432
Code Aicon.png Winner
1
Aicon.png: Final Match
2
Aicon.png: Semi Finals
211
Aicon.png: Round of 8
341
Aicon.png: Round of 16
475
Aicon.png: Round of 32
11138

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