2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: South Korea Nationals

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Overview   Preliminaries    
2012 World Championship Series:
South Korea Nationals
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League Information
Organizer: GOMTV
Blizzard Entertainment
Game Version: Wings of Liberty
Patch 1.5.1Patch 1.5.2
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Location: South Korea South Korea
Format: 1v1, double-elimination
Prize pool: $25,980
Start Date: 2012-08-06
End Date: 2012-08-25
Links: Official Website
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Picon small.png Creator
Silver.png South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle
Bronze.png South Korea Picon small.png PartinG
Copper.png South Korea Zicon small.png RorO
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 32
Picon small.png 11   Ticon small.png 9   Zicon small.png 12   
Maps
WCS Cloud Kingdom LE • WCS Daybreak LE • WCS Ohana LE • WCS Antiga Shipyard • WCS Entombed Valley • WCS Shakuras Plateau • WCS Tal'Darim Altar LE
Chronology
2013 WCS S1 Korea GSL 2013 WCS S1 Korea GSL 

The 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: South Korea Nationals is a StarCraft II tournament hosted by Blizzard. The event is part of 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series and will be held in South Korea from August 6 to 25, 2012.

About[edit]

The South Korean Nationals will feature 32 players competing for a prize pool of $25,980 and seeds for the top 10 finishers to the Asia Finals that will be held later this year.

Format[edit]

  • Double-elimination
  • All rounds best-of-three.
  • In the Grand Finals, the player coming from the Lower Bracket has to win two best-of-three series.

Map Pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩ 30,000,000 (≈$25,980), and ten [1] paid trips to the 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series Asia Finals is spread among the players as seen below. Additionally the winner receives a direct seed to the 2012 Battle.net World Championship.[1]

Place Prize (KRW) Prize (USD) ID Team
Gold.png 1st ₩12,000,000 + Paid Trip $10,570 + Paid Trip South Korea Picon small.png Creator Primelogo std.png Prime
Silver.png 2nd ₩4,500,000 + Paid Trip $3,960 + Paid Trip South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle Startalelogo std.png StarTale
Bronze.png 3rd ₩1,800,000 + Paid Trip $1,580 + Paid Trip South Korea Picon small.png PartinG Startalelogo std.png StarTale
Copper.png 4th ₩900,000 + Paid Trip $790 + Paid Trip South Korea Zicon small.png RorO Khanlogo std.png Samsung KHAN

* Approximate USD amounts taken from http://xe.com on August 28th, 2012. [₩1000 KRW = $0.88 USD]

Qualifiers[edit]

Offline Preliminaries Date Qualified Players
Day 1 2012-07-22 South Korea Ticon small.png Hack South Korea Picon small.png Puzzle South Korea Ticon small.png dreamertt South Korea Zicon small.png BBoongBBoong
South Korea Zicon small.png Curious South Korea Zicon small.png CoCa South Korea Picon small.png Creator South Korea Ticon small.png Happy
Day 2 2012-07-23 South Korea Ticon small.png sC South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock South Korea Zicon small.png horror South Korea Zicon small.png YugiOh
South Korea Ticon small.png Reality South Korea Zicon small.png Miya South Korea Ticon small.png Polt South Korea Picon small.png TAiLS

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (11) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (12)
Qualified via Open Preliminaries (16)
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South Korea Puzzle
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South Korea Hack
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South Korea BBoongBBoong
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South Korea Creator
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South Korea dreamertt
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South Korea CoCa
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South Korea TAiLS
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South Korea Happy
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South Korea Curious
To Be Decided
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South Korea sC
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South Korea Leenock
To Be Decided
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South Korea Reality
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South Korea horror
To Be Decided
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South Korea Polt
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South Korea YugiOh
To Be Decided
To Be Decided
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South Korea Miya
KeSPA Invites (6)
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South Korea Rain
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South Korea EffOrt
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South Korea herO
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South Korea RorO
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South Korea Jaedong
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South Korea Soulkey
Qualified by GSL Points (10)
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South Korea Genius
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South Korea Mvp
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South Korea DongRaeGu
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South Korea Squirtle
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South Korea GuMiho
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South Korea MC
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South Korea aLive
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South Korea PartinG
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South Korea Seed
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South Korea HerO

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Winners Bracket

Round 1
 South Korea Miya
2
 South Korea horror
1
 South Korea Curious
2
 South Korea Rain
0
 South Korea PartinG
2
 South Korea sC
0
 South Korea Jaedong
0
 South Korea aLive
2
 South Korea Polt
2
 South Korea Mvp
1
 South Korea TAiLS
2
 South Korea Happy
1
 South Korea CoCa
0
 South Korea Seed
2
 South Korea GuMiho
2
 South Korea Soulkey
0
 South Korea Creator
2
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 South Korea EffOrt
0
 South Korea HerO
2
 South Korea herO
1
 South Korea Puzzle
2
 South Korea YugiOh
0
 South Korea Reality
2
 South Korea dreamertt
1
 South Korea Genius
2
 South Korea Squirtle
2
 South Korea BBoongBBoong
0
 South Korea RorO
2
 South Korea Hack
1
 South Korea Leenock
2
 South Korea MC
1
Round 2
 South Korea Miya
0
 South Korea Curious
2
 South Korea PartinG
2
 South Korea aLive
1
 South Korea Polt
2
 South Korea TAiLS
1
 South Korea Seed
2
 South Korea GuMiho
1
 South Korea Creator
2
 South Korea HerO
1
 South Korea Puzzle
2
 South Korea Reality
1
 South Korea Genius
0
 South Korea Squirtle
2
 South Korea RorO
2
 South Korea Leenock
1
Round 3
 South Korea Curious
0
 South Korea PartinG
2
 South Korea Polt
0
 South Korea Seed
2
 South Korea Creator
2
 South Korea Puzzle
0
 South Korea Squirtle
2
 South Korea RorO
1
Round 4
 South Korea PartinG
2
 South Korea Seed
0
 South Korea Creator
0
 South Korea Squirtle
2

Losers Bracket

Losers Round 1
 South Korea horror
1
 South Korea Rain
2
 South Korea sC
1
 South Korea Jaedong
2
 South Korea Mvp *
-
 South Korea Happy
W
 South Korea CoCa
0
 South Korea Soulkey
2
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 South Korea EffOrt
2
 South Korea herO
2
 South Korea YugiOh
0
 South Korea dreamertt
2
 South Korea BBoongBBoong
1
 South Korea Hack
W
 South Korea MC *
-
Losers Round 2
 South Korea Leenock
0
 South Korea Rain
2
 South Korea Genius
1
 South Korea Jaedong
2
 South Korea Reality
2
 South Korea Happy
1
 South Korea HerO
2
 South Korea Soulkey
1
 South Korea GuMiho
0
 South Korea EffOrt
2
 South Korea TAiLS
1
 South Korea herO
2
 South Korea aLive
2
 South Korea dreamertt
0
 South Korea Miya
2
 South Korea Hack
1
Losers Round 3
 South Korea Rain
2
 South Korea Jaedong
0
 South Korea Reality
0
 South Korea HerO
2
 South Korea EffOrt
0
 South Korea herO
2
 South Korea aLive
0
 South Korea Miya
2
Losers Round 4
 South Korea Curious
1
 South Korea Rain
2
 South Korea Polt
0
 South Korea HerO
2
 South Korea Puzzle
0
 South Korea herO
2
 South Korea RorO
2
 South Korea Miya
1
Losers Round 5
 South Korea Rain
W
 South Korea HerO **
-
 South Korea herO
0
 South Korea RorO
2
Losers Round 6
 South Korea Creator
2
 South Korea Rain
1
 South Korea Seed
0
 South Korea RorO
2

Final Bracket

From Winners Bracket
 South Korea PartinG
0
 South Korea Squirtle
2
From Losers Bracket
 South Korea Creator
2
 South Korea RorO
1
Losers Finals
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea Creator
2
Grand Finals
 South Korea Squirtle
0
1
 South Korea Creator
2
2

* Mvp and MC forfeited their matches in the losers bracket to attend IEM Cologne [2]

** HerO forfeited his match in the losers bracket to attend 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Summer Championship [3][4]

9th-12th Consolation Matches[edit]

Match 1
 South Korea Miya
2
 South Korea Polt
1
Match 2
 South Korea Puzzle
1
 South Korea Curious
2

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
11912
Round of 24
1077
Round of 16
835
Round of 12
813
Round of 8
71
Round of 6
51
Round of 4
31
Round of 3
3
Grand Finals
2
Winner
1

Additional Coverage[edit]

TeamLiquid.net[edit]

Live Report[edit]

Write-Ups[edit]

TeamLiquid.net[edit]

Interviews[edit]

View Games[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jin-Hong Cho (2012-07-09). "WCS Korean Championship format detailed".
  2. Mvp and MC forfeit WCS
  3. HerO forfeits WCS
  4. Victor "Liquid`Nazgul" Goossens (23 August 2012). "Nazgul comments on HerO's WCS forfeit". Retrieved 23 August 2012.
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