2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January

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2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraftII League January
League Information
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
Format: Code S 1v1, 2x Group play + Playoffs
1v1, Single-elimination
Start Date: 2011-01-02
End Date: 2011-01-29
Code S Winners
Terran Mvp
Terran Jinro
Zerg NesTea
 Winners
Terran TOP
Terran ByuN
Terran Lyn
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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