2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January

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[e][h]2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January
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League Information
Organizer:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Sicon.png 1v1, 2x Group play + Playoffs
Aicon.png 1v1, Single-elimination
Prize pool:
₩172,800,000 (≃ $155,520)
Start Date:
2011-01-02
End Date:
2011-01-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Sicon.png Winners
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp
South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea
Sweden Ticon small.png Jinro
Aicon.png Winners
South Korea Ticon small.png TOP
South Korea Ticon small.png ByuN
South Korea Ticon small.png Lyn
South Korea Ticon small.png sC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Sicon.png 32Aicon.png 32
Number of Players:
64
Picon small.png 18
Ticon small.png 28
Zicon small.png 18
Maps
Chronology

Map Pool[edit]

This tournament used the same map pool as GSL 2 & GSL 3:

Blistering Sands • Delta Quadrant • Jungle Basin • Lost Temple • Metalopolis • Scrap Station • Shakuras Plateau • Steppes of War • Xel'Naga Caverns

Information[edit]

Ro32~Ro16[edit]

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

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool was ₩172 800 000 (Approximately $155 520 USD, €120 960 EUR).

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool was ₩132 000 000 (Approximately $118 800 USD, €92 400 EUR), divided among participants as follows:

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 29, 2011: 1,000 KRW = 0.89670 USD.

Code A[edit]

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 29, 2011: 1,000 KRW = 0.89670 USD.

Trivia[edit]

  • There were two Code S foreigners in this tournament: Jinro, IdrA, and 2 Code A foreigners: Ret, Loner.
  • Pepsi remains the sponsor of the event.
  • Bleach (ByuN) was the first player in the GSL to switch race, from Protoss to Terran.
  • MarineKing was the first player to make it to two GSL finals.
  • This GSL saw the first Mirror Match-up and 4-0 Win in the Final.
  • Mvp became the first Terran champion.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Sicon.png Winner
1
Sicon.png Final Match
2
Sicon.png Semi Finals
31
Sicon.png Quarter Finals
242
Sicon.png Ro16
493
Sicon.png Ro32
9149
UD: Sicon.png After
565
UD: Sicon.png Before
556
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
699
UD: Aicon.png Before
143
UD: Aicon.png After
134
Aicon.png Winner
1
Aicon.png Final Match
2
Aicon.png Semi Finals
4
Aicon.png Quarter Finals
143
Aicon.png Ro16
385
Aicon.png Ro32
9149

See also[edit]

External links[edit]