2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 1

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[e][h]2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 1
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Code
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Code
Single-elimination
Prize pool:
₩172,800,000 (≃ $153,970)
Start Date:
2012-01-09
End Date:
2012-03-03
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  DongRaeGu
South Korea  Genius
South Korea  aLive
South Korea  GuMiho
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
 32 40
Number of Players:
64
21
26
25
Maps
Chronology

Map Pool[edit]

Antiga Shipyard • Bel'Shir Beach • Cloud Kingdom • Crossfire SE • Daybreak • Dual Sight • Entombed Valley • Metropolis

The following maps have been modified: Antiga Shipyard, Bel'Shir Beach, Crossfire SE, and Dual Sight.[1] Gold bases have been turned into normal expansions on all maps.

Information[edit]

2012 Schedule compared to 2011.
The New 2012 GSL Sponsorship League format.

Code S[edit]

This is the GSL's main tournament, where 32 players compete for the championship. See the Code S page for more details.

  • Round of 32:
  • 4 player groups, Bo3 dual tournament format.
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Ro16
  • 3rd place will drop into Code Ro32
  • 4th place will drop into Code Ro48
  • Round of 16:
  • 4 player groups, Bo3 dual tournament format.
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Ro8
  • 3rd and 4th places will drop into Code Ro24
  • Round of 8:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the championship
  • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next tournament's Code
  • Code Casters:

Code A[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" closely integrated with Code .

  • Round of 48
  • Round consists of 40 qualified players and 8 Ro32 4th place finishers
  • Winners advance to Ro32
  • Losers must requalify
  • Round of 32
  • Round consists of 24 Ro48 winners and 8 Ro32 3rd place finishers
  • Winners advance to Ro24
  • Losers will play in the Up & Down matches
  • Round of 24
  • The Code qualification round
  • Round consists of 16 Ro32 winner and 8 Ro16 3rd and 4th place finishers
  • Winners advance to next tournament's Code
  • Losers will play in the Up & Down matches
  • Code Casters:

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from Code Ro32 and Ro24 will join 2 seeded international players to make 30 Up & Down players.
  • These 30 players will be divided into 5 groups of 6.
  • First and second place from each group, a total of 10 players, will receive Code status.
  • The remaining 20 players will be in Code for the next GSL.
  • Up & Down Casters:
  • TBA

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool is ₩172 800 000 (Approximately $153 970 USD, €112 640 EUR) divided among participants as follows:

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool is ₩132,000,000 (Approximately $117,615 USD, €86,040 EUR) divided among participants as follows:

Code A[edit]

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on November 1st, 2011. [₩1000 KRW = $0.89 USD = €0.65 EUR]

Trivia[edit]

  • The Code S finalists Genius and DongRaeGu were both in the same groups in the round of 32 and round of 16. Genius would place first in the round of 32 group with DongRaeGu in second, whereas DongRaeGu would place first in the round of 16 group and Genius would place second.
  • Code newcomers: Taiwan  Sen, South Korea  ForGG, South Korea  Lucky, South Korea  JYP, South Korea  Brown, South Korea  PartinG
  • Code newcomers: South Korea  Life, South Korea  True, South Korea  Sculp, South Korea  Heart, South Korea  BBoongBBoong, South Korea  Seal, South Korea  Seed, China  XiGua and China  MacSed

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Code Winner
1
: Final Match
11
: Semi Finals
121
: Round of 8
431
: Round of 16
583
: Round of 32
8159
UD: Promotions
343
UD: Before
294
UD: + Total
9109
UD: Before
715
UD: Demotions
666
: To Code 
363
: Round of 24
6135
: Round of 32
11129
: Round of 48
151419

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