2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2

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[e][h]2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2
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League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Code Sicon.png
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Code Aicon.png
Single-elimination
Prize pool:
₩172,800,000 (≃ $153,970)
Start Date:
2012-03-10
End Date:
2012-05-19
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp
South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle
South Korea Picon small.png PartinG
South Korea Picon small.png HerO
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Sicon.png 32Aicon.png 40
Number of Players:
64
Picon small.png 25
Ticon small.png 29
Zicon small.png 18
Maps
Chronology

Map Pool[edit]

Antiga Shipyard • Cloud Kingdom • Crossfire SE* • Daybreak • Dual Sight • Entombed Valley • Metropolis • ESV Ohana** • Atlantis Spaceship**

* Crossfire SE will be used only for Up & Down matches.[1]

** Crossfire SE and Bel'Shir Beach were removed from the map pool and subsequently replaced by ESV Ohana and Atlantis Spaceship [2]

The following maps have been modified: Antiga Shipyard, Bel'Shir Beach, Crossfire SE, and Dual Sight.[3] 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 Sicon.png 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 Sicon.png Ro16
  • 3rd place will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro32
  • 4th place will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro48
  • Round of 16:
  • 4 player groups, Bo3 dual tournament format.
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Sicon.png Ro8
  • 3rd and 4th places will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro24
  • Round of 8:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the Sicon.png championship
  • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next tournament's Code Sicon.png
  • Code Sicon.png Casters:

Code A[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" closely integrated with Code Sicon.png.

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

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from Code Aicon.png 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 Sicon.png status.
  • The remaining 20 players will be in Code Aicon.png for the next GSL.
  • Up & Down Casters:

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 $112,551 USD, €88,048 EUR) divided among participants as follows:

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $42,633 ₩ 50,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
2nd $17,053 ₩ 20,000,000 South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle Startalelogo std.png StarTale
3rd-4th $4,263 ₩ 5,000,000 South Korea Picon small.png PartinG Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png HerO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
5th-8th $2,558 ₩ 3,000,000 Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
South Korea Picon small.png Oz FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png SuperNova OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
9th-12th $1,705 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Virus Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Maru Primelogo std.png Prime
13th-16th $1,705 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Picon small.png Genius Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Zicon small.png July Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png TheStC OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png MC Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
17th-24th $1,279 ₩ 1,500,000 South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji HoSeologo std.png New Star HoSeo
South Korea Picon small.png Seed IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Zenio Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Zicon small.png Curious Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png MMA SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png Ryung SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG OGslogo std.png Old Generations
25th-32nd $1,279 ₩ 1,500,000 South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Zicon small.png BBoongBBoong Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png aLive Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
South Korea Ticon small.png GuMiho FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Picon small.png InCa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png NaDa Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
South Korea Picon small.png Puzzle SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png Polt TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life

Code A[edit]

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st-12th $852 ₩ 1,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png Genius Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Zicon small.png Symbol TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png GuMiho FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Zicon small.png YugiOh SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png TheStC OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png KeeN Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png Creator Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png GanZi Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
South Korea Ticon small.png Happy IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
13th-24th $682 ₩ 800,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Virus Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png BBoongBBoong Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji HoSeologo std.png New Star HoSeo
South Korea Ticon small.png aLive Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
South Korea Zicon small.png July Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png GhostKing Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png MMA SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png Maru Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Picon small.png MC Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG OGslogo std.png Old Generations
25th-40th $511 ₩ 600,000 South Korea Picon small.png AcE Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png Heart Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
South Korea Picon small.png JYP Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Picon small.png Seed IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png Hack Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png VINES OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png Zenio Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Zicon small.png Curious Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png Lure OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Ticon small.png Tree FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Line ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Picon small.png Puzzle SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png Polt TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Ticon small.png Ryung SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Picon small.png Killer Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
41st-64th $341 ₩ 400,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Revival TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png jookTo OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Zicon small.png BumbleBee Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Picon small.png GGanDoL DtGlogo std.png Dream Team Gaming
South Korea Zicon small.png Seal HoSeologo std.png New Star HoSeo
South Korea Ticon small.png sC Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png SocceR SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
Canada Picon small.png HuK Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zicon small.png Lucky FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png dreamertt IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Picon small.png Alicia SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Picon small.png Avenge ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
South Korea Picon small.png InCa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png Vampire Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png Brown SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Ticon small.png NaDa Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
South Korea Zicon small.png Golden Lightesportslogo std.png LighT eSports
South Korea Ticon small.png BoxeR SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS
South Korea Zicon small.png True IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png Skit ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Picon small.png GuineaPig ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Ticon small.png Sound Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png Choya FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png Sting HoSeologo std.png New Star HoSeo

* Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on May 20th, 2012. [₩1000 KRW ≈ $0.85 USD ≈ €0.66 EUR]

Trivia[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Code Sicon.png Winner
1
Sicon.png: Final Match
11
Sicon.png: Semi Finals
31
Sicon.png: Round of 8
53
Sicon.png: Round of 16
772
Sicon.png: Round of 32
10157
UD: Sicon.png Promotions
253
UD: Sicon.png Before
733
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
10117
UD: Aicon.png Before
464
UD: Aicon.png Demotions
864
Aicon.png: To Code Sicon.png
255
Aicon.png: Round of 24
3147
Aicon.png: Round of 32
8159
Aicon.png: Round of 48
171813

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