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:

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $53,802.01 ₩ 60,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
2nd $17,934.00 ₩ 20,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
3rd-4th $4,483.50 ₩ 5,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
Sweden Ticon small.png Jinro Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
5th-8th $2,690.10 ₩ 3,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png NaDa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
USA Zicon small.png IdrA Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Picon small.png TricKsteR TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Picon small.png Choya FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
9th-16th $1,793.40 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Picon small.png MC OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png RainBOw Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png Genius ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Clide TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Ticon small.png TheBest FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Ticon small.png Hyperdub OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png Zenio OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png BoxeR SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
17th-32nd $1,345.05 ₩ 1,500,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Ensnare OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png Check Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Picon small.png LegalMind ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png LiveForever ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Picon small.png InCa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png San ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Picon small.png anypro Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Zicon small.png Kyrix ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Rain TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Picon small.png HongUn Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Zicon small.png TheWinD OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png FruitDealer TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png jookTo OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png Polt Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Maka Primelogo std.png Prime

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]

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $1,345.05 ₩ 1,500,000 South Korea Ticon small.png TOP OGslogo std.png Old Generations
2nd $896.70 ₩ 1,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png ByuN ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
3rd-4th $717.36 ₩ 800,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Lyn WeMadeFOXlogo std.png WeMade FOX
South Korea Ticon small.png sC FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
5th-8th $538.02 ₩ 600,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Moon WeMadeFOXlogo std.png WeMade FOX
South Korea Zicon small.png July Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png Cezanne OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png BanBans Zenith std.png Zenith
9th-16th $358.68 ₩ 400,000 South Korea Ticon small.png ButterflyEffect Zenith std.png Zenith
South Korea Ticon small.png August Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png Killer TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png YugiOh SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
China Ticon small.png Loner Welogo std.png World Elite
South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Ticon small.png aLive TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png Junwi IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
17th-32nd $179.34 ₩ 200,000 South Korea Picon small.png Nettie Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png LittleBoy OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png GuineaPig ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Ticon small.png BitByBit Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Sync ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Zicon small.png Golden FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Zicon small.png Line ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Odin Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png BBi IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
Netherlands Zicon small.png Ret Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Ticon small.png JSL Zenith std.png Zenith
South Korea Zicon small.png Terius FOu orig logo std.png For Our Utopia
South Korea Picon small.png AcE ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png ZanDarke Rexlogo std.png ReX
South Korea Picon small.png cOre ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Ticon small.png Tankboy Primelogo std.png Prime

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

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