2013 Global StarCraft II League Season 1

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[e][h]2013 Global StarCraft II League Season 1
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League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Code Sicon.png
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Code Aicon.png
Single-elimination
Prize pool:
₩172,800,000 (≃ $161,836)
Start Date:
2013-01-06
End Date:
2013-03-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Zicon small.png RorO
South Korea Zicon small.png Symbol
South Korea Zicon small.png Curious
South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Sicon.png 32Aicon.png 40
Number of Players:
72
Picon small.png 23
Ticon small.png 23
Zicon small.png 26
Maps
Chronology

Information[edit]

The 2013 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 is the first season of the GSL in 2013. The GSL is the league where many of the best Korean and foreign professional gamers come to compete. The format allows up to a week's preparation before each of your matches, promoting well thought out play.

Format[edit]

Map Pool[edit]

The new map pool for the first GSL season of 2013 is:[1]

GSL Whirlwind SE • GSL Bel'Shir Vestige SE • KeSPA Neo Planet S • GSL Akilon Flats • GSL Icarus • GSL Daybreak • GSL Cloud Kingdom

Some maps have been modified:

  • On Akilon Flats:
    • Neutral supply depot have been added to the bottom of the ramp of the main base.
    • destructible rocks have had their health lowered to 1000.
    • the Xel'Naga Tower in the center area will lose power for the rest of the game after 7 minutes.
  • On Whirlwind:
    • Destructible rocks have been added to both second expansions.
  • On Bel'Shir Vestige:
    • The tower at the fast expansion where overlords can hide has been removed.
    • Destructible rocks have been added to second expansions.
    • The route from the second expansions to the center area is now a slope.

Code S[edit]

2012 Schedule compared to 2011.
The New 2012 GSL Sponsorship League format.

This is the GSL's main tournament, where 32 players compete for the Sicon.png championship. See the Code S page for more details.

  • Round of 32:
    • Eight groups consisting of four players each, groups are played in a dual tournament format where all matches are Bo3.
    • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Sicon.png Ro16
    • 3rd place will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro32 and 4th place will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro48
  • Round of 16:
    • Four groups consisting of four players each, groups are played in a dual tournament format where all matches are Bo3.
    • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Sicon.png Ro8
    • 3rd and 4th places will drop into Code Aicon.png Ro24
  • Round of 8:
    • Single-elimination tournament for the Sicon.png championship. Ro8 are Bo5 and Semifinals and Grand Finals are Bo7.
    • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next tournament's Code Sicon.png
  • Code Sicon.png Casters:

Code A[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" closely integrated with Code Sicon.png. Players who lose in the first round drop out of the GSL entirely and players who win their brackets advance directly to the next season's Code S. All other players play in next season's Up and Down matches.

  • Round of 48:
    • Round consists of 40 qualified players and 8 Sicon.png Ro32 4th place finishers.
    • Winners advance to Aicon.png Ro32, losers drop out of GSL entirely and must re-qualify in next season's preliminaries.
  • Round of 32:
    • Round consists of 24 Aicon.png Ro48 winners and 8 Sicon.png Ro32 3rd place finishers.
    • Winners advance to Aicon.png Ro24, losers will play in next season's Up & Down matches.
  • Round of 24:
    • The Code Sicon.png qualification round
    • Round consists of 16 Aicon.png Ro32 winners and 8 Sicon.png Ro16 3rd and 4th place finishers
    • Winners advance to next season's Code Sicon.png, losers will play in next season's Up & Down matches
  • Code Aicon.png Casters:

Up and Down Matches[edit]

The Up and Down matches take place at the beginning of the season, they are composed of the losers of previous season's Code Aicon.png Ro32 and Ro24 and 2 seeded international players to make 30 Up & Down players. These 30 players are divided into 5 groups of 6 players.

  • First and second place from each group, a total of 10 players, will receive Code Sicon.png status.
  • Third Place from each group (5 Players), will be placed into a Wild Card Group
    • The Wild Card group is exactly the same format as the Up and Down Matches where the first and second of this group will be given Code Sicon.png status, and the remaining 3 players will be given Code Aicon.png Ro48
  • The remaining 15 players (those that placed 4th -6th) will be in this season's Code Aicon.png Ro48.
  • Up & Down Casters:

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool is ₩172,800,000 (Approximately $161,836 USD, €122,445 EUR) divided among participants as follows.

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool is ₩132,000,000 (Approximately $123,624 USD, €93,534 EUR) divided among participants as follows:

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $46,827 ₩ 60,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png RorO Khanlogo std.png Samsung KHAN
2nd $18,731 ₩ 20,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Symbol Azubulogo std.png AZUBU
3rd-4th $4,683 ₩ 6,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Curious Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
5th-8th $2,810 ₩ 3,000,000 South Korea Ticon small.png INnoVation STXlogo std.png STX SouL
South Korea Picon small.png PartinG Sktelecomt1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
South Korea Zicon small.png Soulkey Woongjinlogo std.png Woongjin Stars
South Korea Picon small.png MC Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
9th-12th $1,873 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Life Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png GuMiho FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu Mvplogo std.png MVP
13th-16th $1,873 ₩ 2,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png BBoongBBoong Azubulogo std.png AZUBU
South Korea Zicon small.png LosirA IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber Startalelogo std.png StarTale
17th-24th $1,405 ₩ 1,500,000 France Zicon small.png Stephano Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Ticon small.png Noblesse Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png KeeN Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png Ryung Axiomlogo std.png Axiom
South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Picon small.png Creator Primelogo std.png Prime
25th-32nd $1,405 ₩ 1,500,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Hack Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png ByuN Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png YoDa IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
Canada Picon small.png HuK Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Ticon small.png TY KeSPA Logo std.png 8th Team
South Korea Zicon small.png ByuL IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle

Code A[edit]

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st-12th $937 ₩ 1,000,000 South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png YoDa IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
South Korea Ticon small.png GuMiho FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Zicon small.png LosirA IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png Flash Ktrolsterlogo std.png KT Rolster
South Korea Zicon small.png Life Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png TRUE KeSPA Logo std.png 8th Team
South Korea Picon small.png sOs Woongjinlogo std.png Woongjin Stars
13th-24th $749 ₩ 800,000 South Korea Picon small.png Lure Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png HerO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Picon small.png YongHwa IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Shine Khanlogo std.png Samsung KHAN
South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Zicon small.png Sniper Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png ByuN Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Zicon small.png soO Sktelecomt1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
South Korea Picon small.png Rain Sktelecomt1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
South Korea Ticon small.png aLive ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Zicon small.png BBoongBBoong Azubulogo std.png AZUBU
South Korea Picon small.png Flying Woongjinlogo std.png Woongjin Stars
25th-40th $562 ₩ 600,000 South Korea Zicon small.png EffOrt Cjentuslogo std.png CJ Entus
South Korea Picon small.png Avenge Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Picon small.png Creator Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png Bbyong Cjentuslogo std.png CJ Entus
South Korea Ticon small.png FanTaSy Sktelecomt1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
South Korea Picon small.png Trust Cjentuslogo std.png CJ Entus
South Korea Ticon small.png Maru Primelogo std.png Prime
South Korea Ticon small.png LabyRinth Sktelecomt1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
South Korea Ticon small.png Center Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
South Korea Picon small.png Killer Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png Ryung Axiomlogo std.png Axiom
South Korea Ticon small.png KeeN Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Crazy Ktrolsterlogo std.png KT Rolster
South Korea Ticon small.png Noblesse Mvplogo std.png MVP
France Zicon small.png Stephano Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
41st-64th $375 ₩ 400,000 South Korea Zicon small.png ByuL IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zicon small.png YugiOh Rootlogo std.png ROOT Gaming
South Korea Ticon small.png TY KeSPA Logo std.png 8th Team
South Korea Ticon small.png Reality Khanlogo std.png Samsung KHAN
South Korea Picon small.png finale Mvplogo std.png MVP
Canada Picon small.png HuK Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zicon small.png Zenio Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Picon small.png Genius Azubulogo std.png AZUBU
South Korea Picon small.png Tear FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png Dream Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png First IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Revival Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Picon small.png Seed IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png Happy IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zicon small.png Sola Khanlogo std.png Samsung KHAN
South Korea Zicon small.png Shine Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Picon small.png HS KeSPA Logo std.png 8th Team
South Korea Picon small.png Trap STXlogo std.png STX SouL
South Korea Picon small.png Vampire Mvplogo std.png MVP
South Korea Ticon small.png Hack Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Zicon small.png s2 Sktelecomt1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
South Korea Picon small.png Arthur ZZZZZLogo filler std.png

* Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on December 29th, 2012. [₩1000 KRW ≈ $0.936549 USD ≈ €0.708593 EUR]

Trivia[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Code Sicon.png Winner
1
Sicon.png: Finals
2
Sicon.png: Semifinals
13
Sicon.png: Quarterfinals
224
Sicon.png: Round of 16
358
Sicon.png: Round of 32
51314
UD: Sicon.png Promotions
345
UD: Sicon.png Before
299
UD: Sicon.png+Aicon.png Total
13107
UD: Aicon.png Demotions
1062
Aicon.png: To Code Sicon.png
246
Aicon.png: Round of 24
7710
Aicon.png: Round of 32
101210
Aicon.png: Round of 48
201514

See also[edit]

VODs[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. GOM.chung (2013-01-16). "New Maps for 2013 GSL season 1". GOMTV.net. Retrieved 2013-01-16.