MLG Pro Circuit 2012 – Spring Arena 2

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[e][h]2012 MLG Spring Arena 2
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA New York
Format:
1v1, Double-elimination
Prize pool:
$26,400
Start Date:
2012-05-18
End Date:
2012-05-20
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Zerg viOLet
South Korea Zerg Symbol
France Zerg Stephano
South Korea Protoss MC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
Protoss 11
Terran 10
Zerg 11
Maps
Chronology

The 2012 MLG Spring Arena 2 is a 32-player tournament held on May 18 to May 20 in New York City. It is the second of two Arena events in the 2012 MLG Spring Season. The top four finishers from 2012 MLG Spring Arena 1 will join the winners of each invite-only online regional qualifier and other invites to compete for an $26,400 prize pool, seeding for pool play, and all-expenses paid trips to the 2012 MLG Spring Championship in Anaheim. Clutch will host. Apollo, TotalBiscuit, djWHEAT, Wolf, Rob Simpson, and itmeJP will provide casting. Adebisi will be the dedicated observer for the games.[1]

About[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$26,400 spread as indicated below.

Place $ USD Player Team
1st $10,000 South Korea Zerg viOLet Team Empire Team Empire
2nd $6,000 South Korea Zerg Symbol Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
3rd $3,600 France Zerg Stephano Millenium Millenium
4th $2,200 South Korea Protoss MC SK Gaming SK Gaming
5th-6th $1,400 South Korea Terran Heart CompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
South Korea Terran Polt Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
7th-8th $900 South Korea Protoss inori Team SCV Life Team SCV Life
South Korea Terran Dream MVP (team) MVP

The top 12 players not already qualified from 2012 MLG Spring Arena 1 will be seeded into pool play and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the 2012 Spring Championship in Anaheim. The bottom 16 players will get seeded into the open winners bracket round 5.

Format[edit]

  • Best-of-3
  • Double-elimination
  • Extended Series

Championship Format[edit]

  • series 1 = Best-of-5
  • series 2 = Best-of-9
    • If the player from the losers bracket wins the series 1 (bo5), the match evolves to a bo9

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (11) Terran Terran (10) Zerg Zerg (11)
Qualified through 2012 MLG Spring Arena 1 (4)
SK Gaming
South Korea MC*
CompLexity Gaming
South Korea Heart
MVP (team)
South Korea DongRaeGu
CompLexity Gaming
South Korea GanZi
Qualified through the Korean Qualifier (10)
SlayerS
South Korea Alicia
SlayerS
South Korea MMA
Team SCV Life
South Korea Symbol
Fnatic
South Korea Oz
Team SCV Life
South Korea Polt
Incredible Miracle
South Korea LosirA
Team SCV Life
South Korea inori
SlayerS
South Korea Ryung
FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Leenock
MVP (team)
South Korea Dream
Qualified through the North American Qualifier (8)
Team Clash
South Korea MoOk
Team Dignitas
South Korea SeleCT
Team Empire
South Korea viOLet
CompLexity Gaming
South Korea Killer
Fnatic
South Korea Rain
Evil Geniuses
USA IdrA
Evil Geniuses
Canada HuK****
CheckSix Gaming
South Korea Sleep
Qualified through the European Qualifier (9)
Team ALTERNATE
Germany Socke
ESC Gaming
Germany GoOdy
Millenium
France Stephano
Team Dignitas
United Kingdom BlinG***
Team Acer
Ukraine Bly
Alien Invasion
Sweden Seiplo**
BLAST
Poland Tefel
Team Grubby
Netherlands Grubby
Team Liquid
Netherlands Ret
Qualified through 2012 DreamHack Open: Stockholm (1)
Evil Geniuses
Sweden ThorZaIN

* MarineKing could not attend and was replaced by MC.[1]
** roof could not attend and was replaced by Seiplo.
*** fraer could not attend and was replaced by BlinG.
**** Artist could not attend and was replaced by HuK.[2]

Results[edit]

Winners Bracket

Round 1
 United Kingdom BlinG
0
BlinG Protoss
Zerg DongRaeGu
May 18, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt Terran
Zerg Bly
May 18, 2012
 Ukraine Bly
0
 South Korea Dream
0
Dream Terran
Zerg Symbol
May 18, 2012
 South Korea Symbol
2
 USA IdrA
0
IdrA Zerg
Protoss Socke
May 18, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea Rain
2
Rain Terran
Terran SeleCT
May 18, 2012
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 South Korea Leenock
2
Leenock Zerg
Zerg Tefel
May 18, 2012
 Poland Tefel
0
 South Korea viOLet
2
viOLet Zerg
Protoss Alicia
May 18, 2012
 South Korea Alicia
1
 South Korea Oz
0
Oz Protoss
Protoss Grubby
May 18, 2012
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 South Korea Heart
2
Heart Terran
Protoss Seiplo
May 18, 2012
 Sweden Seiplo
0
 South Korea Sleep
1
Sleep Zerg
Protoss HuK
May 18, 2012
 Canada HuK
2
 South Korea MoOk
0
MoOk Protoss
Zerg LosirA
May 18, 2012
 South Korea LosirA
2
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
ThorZaIN Terran
Protoss inori
May 18, 2012
 South Korea inori
2
 France Stephano
2
Stephano Zerg
Terran Ryung
May 18, 2012
 South Korea Ryung
1
 South Korea Killer
0
Killer Protoss
Zerg Ret
May 18, 2012
 Netherlands Ret
2
 South Korea MMA
1
MMA Terran
Protoss MC
May 18, 2012
 South Korea MC
2
 South Korea GanZi
2
GanZi Terran
Terran GoOdy
May 18, 2012
 Germany GoOdy
0
Round 2
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
DongRaeGu Zerg
Terran Polt
May 18, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
 South Korea Symbol
2
Symbol Zerg
Protoss Socke
May 18, 2012
 Germany Socke
0
 South Korea Rain
0
Rain Terran
Zerg Leenock
May 18, 2012
 South Korea Leenock
2
 South Korea viOLet
2
viOLet Zerg
Protoss Grubby
May 18, 2012
 Netherlands Grubby
0
 South Korea Heart
2
Heart Terran
Protoss HuK
May 18, 2012
 Canada HuK
1
 South Korea LosirA
0
LosirA Zerg
Protoss inori
May 18, 2012
 South Korea inori
2
 France Stephano
2
Stephano Zerg
Zerg Ret
May 18, 2012
 Netherlands Ret
0
 South Korea MC
2
MC Protoss
Terran GanZi
May 18, 2012
 South Korea GanZi
0
Round 3
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt Terran
Zerg Symbol
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Symbol
1
 South Korea Leenock
1
Leenock Zerg
Zerg viOLet
May 19, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
2
 South Korea Heart
2
Heart Terran
Protoss inori
May 19, 2012
 South Korea inori
0
 France Stephano
2
Stephano Zerg
Protoss MC
May 19, 2012
 South Korea MC
0
Round 4
 South Korea Polt
1
Polt Terran
Zerg viOLet
May 19, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
2
 South Korea Heart
1
Heart Terran
Zerg Stephano
May 19, 2012
 France Stephano
2

Losers Bracket

Losers Round 1
 USA IdrA
0
IdrA Zerg
Terran Dream
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Dream
2
 United Kingdom BlinG
1
BlinG Protoss
Zerg Bly
May 19, 2012
 Ukraine Bly
2
 South Korea Alicia
2
Alicia Protoss
Protoss Oz
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Oz
0
 South Korea SeleCT
0
SeleCT Terran
Zerg Tefel
May 19, 2012
 Poland Tefel
2
 South Korea MoOk
0
MoOk Protoss
Terran ThorZaIN
May 19, 2012
 Sweden ThorZaIN
2
 Sweden Seiplo
0
Seiplo Protoss
Zerg Sleep
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Sleep
2
 South Korea MMA
0
MMA Terran
Terran GoOdy
May 19, 2012
 Germany GoOdy
2
 South Korea Ryung
2
Ryung Terran
Protoss Killer
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Killer
1
Losers Round 2
 South Korea LosirA
0
LosirA Zerg
Terran Dream
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Dream
2
 Canada HuK
1
HuK Protoss
Zerg Bly
May 19, 2012
 Ukraine Bly
2
 South Korea GanZi
0
GanZi Terran
Protoss Alicia
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Alicia
2
 Netherlands Ret
0
Ret Zerg
Zerg Tefel
May 19, 2012
 Poland Tefel
2
 Germany Socke
2
Socke Protoss
Terran ThorZaIN
May 19, 2012
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
DongRaeGu Zerg
Zerg Sleep
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Sleep
0
 Netherlands Grubby
2
Grubby Protoss
Terran GoOdy
May 19, 2012
 Germany GoOdy
0
 South Korea Rain
1
Rain Terran
Terran Ryung
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Ryung
2
Losers Round 3
 South Korea Dream
2
Dream Terran
Zerg Bly
May 19, 2012
 Ukraine Bly
0
 South Korea Alicia
2
Alicia Protoss
Zerg Tefel
May 19, 2012
 Poland Tefel
0
 Germany Socke
1
Socke Protoss
Zerg DongRaeGu
May 19, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
 Netherlands Grubby
2
Grubby Protoss
Terran Ryung
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Ryung
1
Losers Round 4
 South Korea Leenock
1
Leenock Zerg
Terran Dream
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Dream
2
 South Korea Symbol
2
Symbol Zerg
Protoss Alicia
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Alicia
1
 South Korea MC
2
MC Protoss
Zerg DongRaeGu
May 19, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 South Korea Inori
2
Inori Protoss
Protoss Grubby
May 19, 2012
 Netherlands Grubby
0
Losers Round 5
 South Korea Dream
0
Dream Terran
Zerg Symbol
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Symbol
4
 South Korea MC
2
MC Protoss
Protoss Inori
May 19, 2012
 South Korea Inori
1
Losers Round 6
 South Korea Heart
1
Heart Terran
Zerg Symbol
May 20, 2012
 South Korea Symbol
2
 South Korea Polt
1
Polt Terran
Protoss MC
May 20, 2012
 South Korea MC
2

Final Bracket

From Winners Bracket
 South Korea viOLet
2
viOLet Zerg
Zerg Stephano
May 20, 2012
 France Stephano
0
From Losers Bracket
 South Korea Symbol
2
Symbol Zerg
Protoss MC
May 20, 2012
 South Korea MC
0
Losers Finals
 France Stephano
0
Stephano Zerg
Zerg Symbol
May 20, 2012
 South Korea Symbol
2
Grand Finals
 South Korea viOLet
3
viOLet Zerg
Zerg Symbol
May 20, 2012
 South Korea Symbol
1
Extended Series rule:
Best-of-seven series start off 2-0 or 2-1 based on results from previous meeting. In the Grand Final, an extended series occurs when the finalist coming from the losers' bracket wins the first best of five.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Top 32
111011
Top 16
547
Top 8
233
Top 4
13
Top 3
3
Grand Finals
2
Winner
1

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See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Spring StarCraft II Arena 2: Casters and Broadcast Details". MajorLeagueGaming.com, 8 May 2012.
  2. Adam Apicella's Twitter. Twitter.com, 15 May 2012.