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]

2012 MLG Winter Championship
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
Prize pool: $76,000
Start Date: 2012-03-23
End Date: 2012-03-25
Links: Website
Winners
South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu
South Korea Terran Heart
Canada Protoss HuK
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 272
Maps
MLG Antiga Shipyard • MLG Daybreak • MLG Dual Sight • MLG Entombed Valley • MLG Metalopolis • MLG Shakuras Plateau • MLG Tal'Darim Altar
Chronology
 Winter Arena 2012 Winter Arena 2012Spring Arena 1 2012 Spring Arena 1 2012 

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:

Place Prize ID Team
1st $25,000 South Korea Terran MarineKing Prime Prime
2nd $15,000 South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu CoL.MVP coL.MVP
3rd $9,000 South Korea Terran Heart CompLexity Gaming compLexity
4th $5,500 Canada Protoss HuK Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses

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]

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

Pool B[edit]

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

Pool C[edit]

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

Pool D[edit]

Pool D preview lrthread Watch VOD Recap
1. South Korea Protoss PartinG 4-1 9-4
2. South Korea Terran aLive * 3-2 8-4
3. South Korea Terran TheStC 3-2 6-5
4. South Korea Protoss Oz 3-2 6-7
5. South Korea Terran Rain * 2-3 7-7
6. Netherlands Protoss 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
 South Korea Golden
2
 South Korea SeleCT
2
 Germany HasuObs
0
 USA Axslav
0
 South Korea PuMa
2
 South Korea Polt
2
 USA IdrA
0
#6 from Pool Play
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
 South Korea Golden
2
 Netherlands Grubby
0
 South Korea SeleCT
2
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea PuMa
1
 Canada Ostojiy
0
 South Korea Polt
2
#5 from Pool Play
 South Korea Rain
0
 South Korea Golden
2
 Sweden SaSe
2
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
0
 Germany Socke
2
 USA KawaiiRice
0
 South Korea Polt
2
#4 from Pool Play
 Netherlands Ret
2
 South Korea Golden
1
 Sweden HayprO
0
 Sweden SaSe
2
 South Korea CrazymoviNG
1
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea Oz
1
 South Korea Polt
2
#3 from Pool Play
 South Korea JYP
2
 Netherlands Ret
1
 South Korea viOLet
2
 Sweden SaSe
0
 South Korea TheStC
1
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea MC
2
 South Korea Polt
1
#2 from Pool Play
 South Korea GanZi
2
 South Korea JYP
0
 South Korea aLive
0
 South Korea viOLet
2
 Canada HuK
4
 Germany Socke
1
 Sweden NaNiwa
2
 South Korea MC
1

Championship Bracket Round 7-11[edit]

 
#1 from Pool Play
 South Korea MarineKing
2
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea Heart
0
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
Winners Finals
 South Korea MarineKing
2
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
Losers Round 7 (Ro8)
 South Korea GanZi
2
 South Korea viOLet
1
 Canada HuK
2
 Sweden NaNiwa
0
Losers Round 8
 South Korea Heart
2
 South Korea GanZi
1
 South Korea PartinG
1
 Canada HuK
2
4th place match
 South Korea Heart
4
 Canada HuK
2
Losers Finals
 South Korea DongRaeGu
4
 South Korea Heart
1
Grand Final
 South Korea MarineKing
5
 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.

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