2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January

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2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January
League Information
Series: Global StarCraft II League
Organizer: GOMTV
Sponsor: Sony Ericsson emTek Incheon Tourism Organization
Game Version: Wings of Liberty
Patch 1.1.3Patch 1.2.0
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Location: South Korea South Korea
City: Seoul
Format: Code S 1v1, 2x Group play + Playoffs
1v1, Single-elimination
Prize pool: ₩172,800,000 (≃ $155,520)
Start Date: 2011-01-02
End Date: 2011-01-29
Liquipedia Tier: Premier
Code S Winners
South Korea Terran Mvp
South Korea Terran Jinro
South Korea Zerg NesTea
 Winners
South Korea Terran TOP
South Korea Terran ByuN
South Korea Terran Lyn
South Korea Terran sC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: Code S 32    32
Protoss 18   Terran 28   Zerg 18   
Maps
Metalopolis • Scrap Station • Xel'Naga Caverns • Blistering Sands • Steppes of War • Lost Temple • Delta Quadrant • Jungle Basin • Shakuras Plateau
Chronology
 2010 GSL Season 3 2010 GSL Season 32011 GSL March 2011 GSL March 

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:

Place Prize (KRW) USD EUR Player Team
Champion ₩60,000,000 $45,000 €35,000 South Korea Terran Mvp Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
Runner-up ₩20,000,000 $18,000 €14,000 South Korea Terran MarineKing Prime Prime
Semifinalists ₩5,000,000 $4,500 €3,500 South Korea Zerg NesTea Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
Sweden Terran Jinro Team Liquid Team Liquid

Code A[edit]

Place Prize (KRW) USD Player Team
Champion ₩1 500 000 $1,330 South Korea Terran TOP Old Generations Old Generations
Runner-up ₩1 000 000 $890 South Korea Terran ByuN ZeNEX ZeNEX
Semifinalists ₩800 000 $710 South Korea Terran Lyn WeMade FOX WeMade FOX
South Korea Terran sC For Our Utopia For Our Utopia

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on January 3rd, 2011. [₩1000 KRW = $0.89 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
Code S Winner
1
Code S Final Match
2
Code S Semi Finals
31
Code S Quarter Finals
242
Code S Ro16
493
Code S Ro32
9149
UD: Code S After
565
UD: Code S Before
556
UD: Code S+ Total
699
UD: Before
143
UD: After
134
Winner
1
Final Match
2
Semi Finals
4
Quarter Finals
143
Ro16
385
Ro32
9149

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