MLG Pro Circuit 2012 – Winter Championship

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The 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Winter Championship, held in Columbus, Ohio from March 23 to 25, will be the first championship event in the 2012 MLG Pro Circuit.[1]

[e][h]2012 MLG Winter Championship
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Columbus
Prize pool:
$76,000
Start Date:
2012-03-23
End Date:
2012-03-25
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  DongRaeGu
South Korea  Heart
Canada  HuK
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
272
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Winter Championship is the final event of the 2012 MLG Winter season. It will be broadcast by Tasteless, Artosis, djWHEAT, Day(9), Tumba, Adebisi, Rob Simpson, itmeJP, Robin, Kibblez, Psylence, and Axel.[2] Furthermore, this championship will be the first MLG StarCraft II event to feature an official stream in a foreign language, as Pomf et Thud will broadcast it in French.[3] The tournament's format is similar to previous MLG Pro Circuit events with two preliminary stages - a round-robin Group Stage for the highest seeded players and a double-elimination Open Bracket. They are conjoined in a culminating double-elimination Championship Bracket. For more details see the Format section.

Location[edit]

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center

Prize Pool[edit]

$76,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

The 32 players who qualified through the MLG Winter Arena are joined by 256 signups. For a list of highlighted participants see the detailed participants section.

Results[edit]

Open Bracket[edit]

Winners' Bracket
Losers' Bracket

Pools[edit]

Pool A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool A
1. South Korea  MarineKing 5-0 10-1
2. South Korea  GanZi 3-2 8-5
3. South Korea  MC 2-3 5-8
4. South Korea  CrazymoviNG * 2-3 5-6
5. Sweden  SaSe 2-3 5-7
6. Sweden  ThorZaIN * 1-4 2-8

Pool B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool B
1. South Korea  DongRaeGu 5-0 10-2
2. Sweden  NaNiwa 3-2 7-4
3. South Korea  JYP * 3-2 7-5
4. Sweden  HayprO 2-3 4-8
5. United Kingdom  DeMusliM 1-4 5-9
6. Canada  Ostojiy * 1-4 3-8

Pool C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool C
1. South Korea  Heart * 5-0 10-4
2. Canada  HuK 4-1 9-3
3. South Korea  viOLet 3-2 8-5
4. Netherlands  Ret 1-4 5-8
5. USA  KawaiiRice * 1-4 3-8
6. Germany  Socke 1-4 2-9

Pool D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool D
1. South Korea  PartinG 4-1 9-4
2. South Korea  aLive * 3-2 8-4
3. South Korea  TheStC 3-2 6-5
4. South Korea  Oz 3-2 6-7
5. South Korea  Rain * 2-3 7-7
6. Netherlands  Grubby 0-5 2-10

* Player qualified via Open Bracket.

Championship Bracket[edit]

Championship Losers' Bracket Round 1-6[edit]

From OLB Round 9
 Canada DdoRo
0
DdoRo 
 Golden
March 24, 2012
 South Korea Golden
2
 South Korea SeleCT
2
SeleCT 
 HasuObs
March 24, 2012
 Germany HasuObs
0
 USA Axslav
0
Axslav 
 PuMa
March 24, 2012
 South Korea PuMa
2
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt 
 IdrA
March 24, 2012
 USA IdrA
0
#6 from Pool Play
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
ThorZaIN 
 Golden
March 24, 2012
 South Korea Golden
2
 Netherlands Grubby
0
Grubby 
 SeleCT
March 24, 2012
 South Korea SeleCT
2
 Germany Socke
2
Socke 
 PuMa
March 24, 2012
 South Korea PuMa
1
 Canada Ostojiy
0
Ostojiy 
 Polt
March 24, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
#5 from Pool Play
 South Korea Rain
0
Rain 
 Golden
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Golden
2
 Sweden SaSe
2
SaSe 
 SeleCT
March 25, 2012
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
0
DeMusliM 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 USA KawaiiRice
0
KawaiiRice 
 Polt
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
#4 from Pool Play
 Netherlands Ret
2
Ret 
 Golden
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Golden
1
 Sweden HayprO
0
HayprO 
 SaSe
March 25, 2012
 Sweden SaSe
2
 South Korea CrazymoviNG
1
CrazymoviNG 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea Oz
1
Oz 
 Polt
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
#3 from Pool Play
 South Korea JYP
2
JYP 
 Ret
March 25, 2012
 Netherlands Ret
1
 South Korea viOLet
2
viOLet 
 SaSe
March 25, 2012
 Sweden SaSe
0
 South Korea TheStC
1
TheStC 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea MC
2
MC 
 Polt
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Polt
1
#2 from Pool Play
 South Korea GanZi
2
GanZi 
 JYP
March 25, 2012
 South Korea JYP
0
 South Korea aLive
0
aLive 
 viOLet
March 25, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
2
 Canada HuK
4
HuK 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
1
 Sweden NaNiwa
2
NaNiwa 
 MC
March 25, 2012
 South Korea MC
1

Championship Bracket Round 7-11[edit]

 
 
#1 from Pool Play
 South Korea MarineKing
2
MarineKing 
 PartinG
March 25, 2012
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea Heart
0
Heart 
 DongRaeGu
March 25, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
Winners Finals
 South Korea MarineKing
2
MarineKing 
 DongRaeGu
March 25, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
Losers Round 7 (Ro8)
 South Korea GanZi
2
GanZi 
 viOLet
March 25, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
1
 Canada HuK
2
HuK 
 NaNiwa
March 25, 2012
 Sweden NaNiwa
0
Losers Round 8
 South Korea Heart
2
Heart 
 GanZi
March 25, 2012
 South Korea GanZi
1
 South Korea PartinG
1
PartinG 
 HuK
March 25, 2012
 Canada HuK
2
4th place match
 South Korea Heart
4
Heart 
 HuK
March 25, 2012
 Canada HuK
2
Losers Finals
 South Korea DongRaeGu
4
DongRaeGu 
 Heart
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Heart
1
Grand Final
 South Korea MarineKing
5
MarineKing 
 DongRaeGu
March 25, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
Extended Series rule:
Players who have met before play a best-of-seven series starting with the results from previous meeting. Extended finals will be best of 9.

Additional Coverage[edit]

Detailed Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss Terran Terran Zerg Zerg
Seeded into Pool Play via 2012 MLG Winter Arena (16)
South Korea Oz South Korea MarineKing Sweden HayprO*
Canada HuK South Korea TheStC Netherlands Ret
South Korea PartinG United Kingdom DeMusliM South Korea viOLet
South Korea MC South Korea GanZi South Korea DongRaeGu
Sweden NaNiwa
Germany Socke
Netherlands Grubby
Sweden SaSe*
Seeded into Open Winners Bracket Round 5 via 2012 MLG Winter Arena **
USA Minigun
Canada dde
USA Sheth
Canada DdoRo
Sweden ThorZaIN
USA IdrA
USA Axslav
Canada Drewbie
Notable open bracket sign-ups
Germany HasuObs
South Korea SeleCT
France Stephano
South Korea JYP
Sweden Jinro
Germany TLO
USA NonY
South Korea Polt
USA Machine
USA iNcontroL
South Korea Rain
South Korea Symbol
United Kingdom BlinG
South Korea Artist
South Korea Sleep
South Korea Killer
South Korea Heart
Sweden MorroW
South Korea inori
South Korea PuMa
Peru CatZ
Canada Attero
USA Illusion
USA Destiny
Canada Ailuj
South Korea aLive
USA Goswser
USA Pokebunny
USA LzGaMeR
USA KawaiiRice
South Korea CrazymoviNG
USA flo
USA ViBE

* NesTea and Leenock had to cancel, HayprO and SaSe were the next two seeds determined in the 2012 MLG Winter Arena, and thus will be seeded into Group Play.[4]

** San, Mvp, LosirA, Pomi, merz and SjoW forfeited their seeds for various reasons and will not play in the tournament.

Format[edit]

Layout[edit]

  • 256 Open Bracket Players + 16 Seeded Pool Play Players.
    • Pool Play.
    • Open Bracket.
      • Losers and Winners Bracket.
    • Championship Bracket
      • Top 32 Players.
      • Losers and Winners Bracket.

Players[edit]

Tiebreakers[edit]

Ties will be broken using the following Tiebreakers in this order:

  • Head-to-head match winning percentage
  • Pool Play games winning percentage
  • Pool Play Seed.

Ties between more than two players will progress until one can be separated, then restart from head-to-head.

View Games[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]