2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 3

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[e][h]2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 3
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League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Busan
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:
2012-05-21
End Date:
2012-07-27
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Picon small.png Seed
South Korea Picon small.png MC
South Korea Ticon small.png ByuN
South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Sicon.png 32Aicon.png 40
Number of Players:
64
Picon small.png 22
Ticon small.png 27
Zicon small.png 23
Maps
Chronology

Map Pool[edit]

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:

Code A[edit]

* 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
2
Sicon.png: Semi Finals
211
Sicon.png: Round of 8
323
Sicon.png: Round of 16
574
Sicon.png: Round of 32
10139
UD: Sicon.png Promotions
343
UD: Sicon.png Before
785
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
8146
UD: Aicon.png Demotions
5103
Aicon.png: To Code Sicon.png
462
Aicon.png: Round of 24
5136
Aicon.png: Round of 32
9158
Aicon.png: Round of 48
141618

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