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- Held for 2 days: January 30 and 31.
- Maximum number of players participating in the preliminaries: 576.
- Each group is single elimination tournament.
- Group winner qualifies for Code A.
- All rounds are best-of-3.
Differences from ladder versions:
- GSL Daybreak: Added neutral supply depot at entrance to main.
- GSL Cloud Kingdom: Added neutral supply depot at entrance to main.
- GSL Whirlwind SE: Destructible rocks are added to the 2nd expansion.