2012 GSL Blizzard Cup

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2012 GSL Blizzard Cup
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League Information
Organizer: GOMTV
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.5.3
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Location: South Korea South Korea
Format: 1v1, Group Stage,
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize pool: ₩68,000,000
Start Date: 2012-12-17
End Date: 2012-12-22
Links: Official Website
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Zicon small.png Life
Silver.png South Korea Picon small.png PartinG
SF.png South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock
SF.png South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 10
Picon small.png 4   Ticon small.png 1   Zicon small.png 5   
Chronology
 LeftArrow.png 2011 GSL Blizzard CupHot6ix Cup RightArrow.png 

Overview[edit]

The GSL Blizzard Cup is a tournament organized by GOMTV, which plans to look back at and to conclude the year 2012.[1]

Format[edit]

The 2012 GSL Tour Grand Finals format.
  • 10 players will be divided in 2 groups of 5.
  • Best of 3 matches, round robin.
  • The 3 top players of each group advance to the playoffs.
  • Group A 1st vs (Group A 3rd vs Group B 2nd)
  • Group B 1st vs (Group B 3rd vs Group A 2nd)

Prize Pool[edit]

Place Prize (KRW) ~Prize (USD)* ID Team
Gold.png 1st ₩40,000,000 $37,200 South Korea Zicon small.png Life Startalelogo std.png StarTale
Silver.png 2nd ₩10,000,000 $9,300 South Korea Picon small.png PartinG Startalelogo std.png StarTale
SF.png 3rd/4th ₩5,000,000 $4,650 South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
₩5,000,000 $4,650 South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper MVPlogo std.png MVP

*Converted prizes calculated on December 17, 2012 with a currency rate of 1000 KRW = 0.93 USD provided by http://www.xe.com/.

2012 GSL Tour Awards[edit]

The 2012 GSL Tour Awards will be given in the following categories:

Award ID
Best Match (User Vote) Mvp vs Squirtle in 2012 GSL Season 2: Code S finals
Outstanding Player of Each Race (Chosen by Reporters) Ticon small.png TaeJa Picon small.png PartinG Zicon small.png Life
Best Ceremony Picon small.png Seed
Special Award for promoting eSports Ticon small.png NaDa and Hot6iX
Best Rookie award (Chosen by Reporters) Zicon small.png Life
Most Popular Team (User Vote) IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
Most Popular Player (User Vote) Ticon small.png Mvp
Best Coach (Chosen by Reporters) FXOpen e-Sports Coach - Picon small.png Choya
Best Race Players (By GSL Points for Each Race) Ticon small.png Mvp Picon small.png Seed Zicon small.png Sniper
Best Player (Winner of 2012 GSL Blizzard Cup) Zicon small.png Life

Qualified Players[edit]

Global StarCraft II League IGN ProLeague Season 5
Point Ranking Top 3 Winner Runner-Up
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South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp
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South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper
MVPlogo std.png
South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu
FXOlogo std.png
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock
Azubulogo std.png
South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet
2012 OSL Season 1 2012 Battle.net WC 2012 MLG Fall Championship DreamHack Winter 2012 World Cyber Games 2012
Winner Winner Winner Winner Winner
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South Korea Picon small.png Rain
Startalelogo std.png
South Korea Picon small.png PartinG *
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South Korea Zicon small.png Life
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South Korea Picon small.png HerO
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South Korea Picon small.png PartinG *

* As PartinG won both the 2012 Battle.net World Championship and the World Cyber Games 2012, Seed as the next highest, non-qualified, player in the GSL Point Ranking takes his second spot.[2]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

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Group A preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngInterview Recap
December 17, 13:10 KST
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock 3-1 7-4
2. South Korea Picon small.png PartinG 3-1 7-4
3. South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu 3-1 7-5
4. South Korea Picon small.png HerO 1-3 5-6
5. South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp 0-4 1-8

[edit]

Group B preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngInterview Recap
December 18, 13:10 KST
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper 3-1 7-2
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Life 3-1 6-4
3. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 2-2 4-5
4. South Korea Picon small.png Seed 1-3 4-6
5. South Korea Picon small.png Rain 1-3 3-7

Legend[edit]

Legend
Matches Won-Lost | Games Won-Lost
Advance to Semifinals
Advances to Round of 6
Fate not yet determined.
Eliminated.

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 6 (Bo5)
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
DongRaeGu Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Life
December 19th, 18:10 KST
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png Interview Recap
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea PartinG
3
PartinG Picon small.png
Zicon small.png viOLet
December 19th, 18:10 KST
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png Interview Recap
 South Korea viOLet
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Leenock
1
Leenock Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Life
December 20th, 18:10 KST
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Interview Recap
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea Sniper
0
Sniper Zicon small.png
Picon small.png PartinG
December 20th, 18:10 KST
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Interview Recap
 South Korea PartinG
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Life
4
Life Zicon small.png
Picon small.png PartinG
December 22nd, 17:10 KST
lrthread
 South Korea PartinG
2

Heart of the Swarm Invitational[edit]

Round of 4 (Bo1)
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
DongRaeGu Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png BaBy
December 22nd, 15:30 KST
lrthread Vod1.png
 South Korea BaBy
0
 South Korea NesTea
1
NesTea Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Bisu
December 22nd, 15:30 KST
lrthread Vod1.png
 South Korea Bisu
0
Finals
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
DongRaeGu Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png NesTea
December 22nd, 15:30 KST
lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png
 South Korea NesTea
0

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 10
415
Round of 6
15
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Winner
1

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "GSL Tour Finals + 2013 GSL Tour Details". 30 November 2012.
  2. Waxangel (2012-12-03). "next highest GSL point player". Twitter.com.
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