2011 Global StarCraft II League November

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[e][h]2011 Global StarCraft II League November
League Information
Sony Ericsson
South Korea
South Korea Seoul
Code Sicon.png
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Code Aicon.png
Prize pool:
₩172,800,000 (≃ $153,970)
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:
South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock
South Korea Picon small.png Oz
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Sicon.png 32Aicon.png 40
Number of Players:

Map Pool[edit]

This season introduced a new map: Calm Before the Storm by JackyPrime. Metalopolis, Xel'Naga Fortress and Terminus SE were removed.[1]

Note: GOM shows the name“Tal'Darim Altar” in their broadcasts, while the newer version Tal'Darim Altar LE is played.
The following maps have been modified: Antiga Shipyard, Bel'Shir Beach, Crossfire SE, and Dual Sight.[2] Gold bases have been turned into normal expansions on all maps.


The New GSL Sponsorship League format.

Code S[edit]

This is the GSL's main tournament, where 32 players compete for the Sicon.png championship. See the Code S page for more details.

  • Round of 32:
  • 4 player groups, Bo1 dual tournament format.
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Sicon.png Ro16
  • 3rd place will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro32
  • 4th place will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro48
  • Round of 16:
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Sicon.png Ro8
  • 3rd and 4th places will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro24
  • Round of 8:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the Sicon.png championship
  • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next tournament's Code Sicon.png
  • Code Sicon.png Casters:

Code A[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" closely integrated with Code Sicon.png.

  • Round of 48
  • Round consists of 40 qualified players and 8 Sicon.png Ro32 4th place finishers
  • Winners advance to Ro32
  • Losers must requalify
  • Round of 32
  • Round consists of 24 Ro48 winners and 8 Sicon.png Ro32 3rd place finishers
  • Winners advance to Ro24
  • Losers will play in the Up & Down matches
  • Round of 24
  • The Code Sicon.png qualification round
  • Round consists of 16 Ro32 winner and 8 Sicon.png Ro16 3rd and 4th place finishers
  • Winners advance to next tournament's Code Sicon.png
  • Losers will play in the Up & Down matches
  • Code Aicon.png Casters:

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from Code Aicon.png Ro32 and Ro24 will join 2 seeded international players to make 30 Up & Down players.
  • These 30 players will be divided into 5 groups of 6.
  • First and second place from each group, a total of 10 players, will receive Code Sicon.png status.
  • The remaining 20 players will be in Code Aicon.png for the next GSL.
  • Up & Down Casters:
  • TBA

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool is ₩172,800,000 (Approximately $153,970 USD, €112,640 EUR) divided among participants as follows.

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool is ₩132,000,000 (Approximately $117,615 USD, €86,040 EUR). divided among participants as follows:

Code A[edit]

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on November 1st, 2011. [₩1000 KRW = $0.89 USD = €0.65 EUR]


  • South Korea Zicon small.png CrazymoviNG, South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG, South Korea Zicon small.png Symbol, South Korea Ticon small.png Mujuk, South Korea Picon small.png PartinG made their GSL debut during this season, with ForGG and PartinG reaching Code S.
  • This season marks the first time a player from NSHoSeo or FXO made it to a Code S final.
  • With Leenock at 16 and jjakji at 17 years old, this is the youngest Code S final to date.
  • Capital ship watch: Games where these units were a major factor in the outcome:
Unit W L
Battlecruiser None None
Carrier Picon small.png Genius vs. Zicon small.png Symbol Game 1 Code A Round of 48 None
Mothership Picon small.png Brown vs. Zicon small.png LosirA Game 1 Code A Round of 24 None

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Code Sicon.png Winner
Sicon.png: Final Match
Sicon.png: Semi Finals
Sicon.png: Round of 8
Sicon.png: Round of 16
Sicon.png: Round of 32
Aicon.png: To Code Sicon.png
Aicon.png: Round of 24
Aicon.png: Round of 32
Aicon.png: Round of 48

See also[edit]

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