2011 Global StarCraft II League October

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Global StarCraft II League
League Information
Organizer: GOMTV
Sponsor: Sony Ericsson, Intel, G-Skill
Game Version: Wings of Liberty
Patch 1.3.6Patch 1.4.1
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Location: South Korea South Korea
Format: Code Sicon.png
Ro32 Group play
Ro16 and on Single-elimination
Code Aicon.png
Ro32 and on Single-elimination
Start Date: 2011-09-19
End Date: 2011-10-22
Sicon.png Winners
Gold.png Ticon small.png MMA
Silver.png Ticon small.png Mvp
SF.png Ticon small.png GanZi
SF.png Ticon small.png Happy
Aicon.png Winners
Silver.png Picon small.png Oz
Bronze.png Picon small.png Sage
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: Sicon.png 32   Aicon.png 32
Picon small.png 17   Ticon small.png 28   Zicon small.png 19   
Antiga Shipyard • Bel'Shir Beach • Crossfire SE • Daybreak • Dual Sight • Metalopolis • Tal'Darim Altar LE • Terminus SE • Xel'Naga Fortress
 2011 GSL August 2011 GSL August2011 GSL November 2011 GSL November 

Map Pool[edit]

Note: GOM shows the names “Terminus RE” and “Tal'Darim Altar” in their broadcasts, while the newer versions Terminus SE and Tal'Darim Altar LE are played.
The following maps have been modified starting this season: Bel'Shir Beach and Terminus SE.[2]


Code S[edit]

  • Main Tournament.
  • 32 Players compete for the Championship.
  • 8 Players will lose Code Sicon.png status and enter the Up & Down Matches, where they might reclaim it.
  • Code Sicon.png Casters:

Code A[edit]

  • Secondary Tournament.
  • 32 Players, 16 from the previous GSL, 12 new qualifiers and 4 foreigner seeds.
  • Losers in the first Round will lose their Code Aicon.png status.
  • The Winner of this tournament will receive Code Sicon.png status for the next GSL.
  • Players who reach the Round of 8 (except for Code Aicon.png winner) will enter the Up & Down Matches.
  • Code Aicon.png Casters:

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • 8 Code Sicon.png Players and 7 Code Aicon.png Players.
  • These 15 Players will be divided into 3 groups of 5.
  • 6 Players, first and second place from each group, will receive Code Sicon.png status.
  • Up & Down Casters:
  • TBA

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool is ₩132,000,000 (Approximately $121,900 USD, €85,400 EUR), divided among participants as follows:

Place Prize (KRW) USD EUR Player Team
Champion ₩50,000,000 $46,000 €32,000 South Korea Ticon small.png MMA SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
Runner-up ₩20,000,000 $18,500 €13,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
Semifinalists ₩5,000,000 $4,500 €3,200 South Korea Ticon small.png GanZi SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png Happy IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle

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


  • Curious, the Code A champion, managed to win without dropping a single game. He would be the first player to achieve this in Code A.
  • The Code S final, held at BlizzCon, was the first GSL finals to be held outside of Korea.[3] Gom later released a mini-documentary entitled GSL: To The Next Level, Start (free to view and in Korean with some English subtitles) focusing on Mvp, MMA and their experiences at BlizzCon 2011. The documentary also featured Artosis, Tasteless, NesTea, Ryung, DongRaeGu and more.
  • 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 1 None
Mothership None 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
UD: Sicon.png Promotions
UD: Sicon.png Before
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
UD: Aicon.png Before
UD: Aicon.png Demotions
Code Aicon.png Winner
Aicon.png: Final Match
Aicon.png: Semi Finals
Aicon.png: Round of 8
Aicon.png: Round of 16
Aicon.png: Round of 32

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