MLG Pro Circuit 2012 – Spring Arena 1

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2012 MLG Spring Arena 1
League Information
Organizer: Major League Gaming
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.4.3
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
Format: 1v1, Round Robin Pool Play
Single-elimination Bracket
Prize pool: $10,900
Start Date: 2012-04-20
End Date: 2012-04-22
Links: Official Website
Gold.png South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu
SF.png South Korea Ticon small.png GanZi
SF.png South Korea Ticon small.png Heart
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 8
Picon small.png 3   Ticon small.png 3   Zicon small.png 2   
MLG Antiga Shipyard • MLG ESV Cloud Kingdom • MLG Daybreak • MLG ESV Entombed Valley • MLG Metropolis • MLG Shakuras Plateau • MLG Tal'Darim Altar
 Winter Championship 2012 Winter Championship 2012Spring Arena 2 2012 Spring Arena 2 2012 


The 2012 MLG Spring Arena 1 is an eight-player tournament being held from April 20 to the 22nd in New York City. It is the first of two Arena events in the 2012 MLG Spring Season. The top eight finishers from 2012 MLG Winter Championship were invited to compete for a $10,900 prize pool and four all-expense-paid trips to the 2012 MLG Spring Championship to participate in that event's pool play. Just like it was with the first Arena in 2012, the event will be pay-per-view only. Clutch will host. Artosis, djWHEAT, Tasteless, itmeJP, Rob Simpson will provide primary commentary for the event, with Grubby, Axslav, qxc, and Sheth providing additional analysis throughout the broadcast. Adebisi will be the dedicated observer for the games.[1]

Tournament Information[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$10,900 is spread among the players.

Place Prize ID Team
Gold.png 1st $5,000 South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu MVPlogo std.png MVP
Silver.png 2nd $3,000 South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
SF.png 3rd $1,450 South Korea Ticon small.png GanZi Complexitylogo std.png compLexity
$1,450 South Korea Ticon small.png Heart Complexitylogo std.png compLexity

The top 4 players will qualify and get an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to participate in the 2012 MLG Spring Arena 2. They will also be seeded into pool play and receive an all-expenses paid trip to the 2012 MLG Spring Championship in Anaheim.

The bottom 4 players will drop to the Invite-Only Online Qualifiers.


  • Round Robin Pool Play.
    • Each match shall consist of three games, with all games being played out regardless even if one player wins the first two games.
  • Single-elimination Bracket.
    • 1st-2nd ranks from round robin will be seeded into the semifinals.
    • 3rd-6th ranks from round robin will be seeded into Round 1.
    • 7th-8th ranks from round robin will be dropped out of the tournament.
    • 1st and 3rd seeds choose the portion of the bracket into which they are placed.
    • Quarters and Semis will be best of 5, while the Grand Finals will be best of 7.
    • No extended series.

Map Pool[edit]


Protoss Protoss (3) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (2)
Qualified through 2012 MLG Winter Championship (8)
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Canada HuK
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South Korea MarineKing
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South Korea DongRaeGu
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South Korea PartinG
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South Korea Heart
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South Korea viOLet
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South Korea MC*
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South Korea GanZi

* NaNiwa decided to go to 2012 DreamHack Open Stockholm. MC will be his replacement.[1]


Pool Play[edit]

Group Stage preview lrthread
1. South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing 6-1 14-7
2. South Korea Ticon small.png GanZi 4-3 13-8
3. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 4-3 12-9
4. South Korea Picon small.png MC 4-3 11-10
5. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 3-4 10-11
6. South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu 3-4 9-12
7. South Korea Picon small.png PartinG 3-4 9-12
8. Canada Picon small.png HuK 1-6 6-15

Player Results[edit]


Round of 6 (Bo5)
 South Korea viOLet
 South Korea Heart
 South Korea MC
 South Korea DongRaeGu
Semi Finals (Bo5)
 South Korea MarineKing
 South Korea Heart
 South Korea GanZi
 South Korea DongRaeGu
Grand Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea MarineKing
 South Korea DongRaeGu


Round of 6[edit]
Grand Finals[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
Round of 6
Round of 4

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