2012 GSL World Championship

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[e][h]2012 GSL World Championship
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA United States
Format:
Team League: 5x 1v1 Bo1,
Bo9 All-Kill,
1x 1v1 Bo3 Ace Match
Prize pool:
$9,208
Start Date:
2012-10-25
End Date:
2012-12-02
Winners
 Korean All Stars
 World All Stars
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
10
4
1
6
Teams
Number of Teams:
2
Maps

The 2012 GSL World Championship was an event held at IPL 5, organized by both IGN and GOMTV, where a team of all-stars from South Korea took on top players from Europe, America and South-East Asia/Oceania in a team league format.

Overview[edit]

Korean players were chosen by GSL ranking. NaNiwa and Stephano were invited, and then the rest of the players for the rest of the world were chosen by popular vote,[1] followed by two qualifiers, one for Europe, and one for North America.

Map Pool[edit]

This tournament uses the same map pool as IPL 5, and 3 additional maps:[2]

Cloud Kingdom • Whirlwind • Entombed Valley • Bel'Shir Vestige • Abyssal City • Antiga Shipyard • Daybreak • Ohana • Metropolis

Format[edit]

The tournament consists in 3 rounds:[3]

  • Round 1: 5 1v1 matches will be played between the two teams.
  • Round 2: both teams will face off in an All-Kill Format team match.
  • Round 3: ace match: one final 1v1 in best of 3 will be played if the score is 1 - 1.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (1) Zerg Zerg (6)
Korean All Stars (5)
South Korea Seed
South Korea Life
South Korea MC
South Korea DongRaeGu
South Korea Squirtle*
World All Stars (5)
Sweden NaNiwa**
Spain LucifroN
France Stephano
Poland Nerchio
Canada Scarlett
Spain VortiX **
  • * Squirtle replaces Mvp, who is not able to participate.[4]
  • ** VortiX replaced NaNiwa for the second day, as NaNiwa's gear was stolen and no appropriate replacement was found as he is left handed.

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Korean All Stars Korean All Stars 3 2 World All Stars World All Stars

Round 2[edit]

Korean All Stars Korean All Stars 5 4 World All Stars World All Stars

Round 3: Ace Match[edit]

VODs[edit]

References[edit]