2013 MLG Winter Championship

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Main Event   Showdowns   Exhibition    
2013 MLG Winter Championship
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League Information
Organizer: Major League Gaming
Game Version: Heart of the Swarm Patch 2.0.6
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
Format: Single-elimination Bracket
Prize pool: $75,000
Start Date: 2013-03-15
End Date: 2013-03-17
Links: TLPD
Official Website
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Zicon small.png Life
Silver.png South Korea Ticon small.png Flash
Copper.png South Korea Picon small.png MC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 32
Picon small.png 12   Ticon small.png 10   Zicon small.png 10   
Maps
Neo Planet S • Whirlwind SE • Akilon Wastes • Cloud Kingdom • Daybreak • Newkirk City • Star Station
Chronology
 Fall Championship 2012 Fall Championship 2012Spring Championship 2013 Spring Championship 2013 

The 2013 MLG Pro Circuit Winter Championship is held in Dallas, Texas, from March 15–17. It is the first championship event in the 2013 MLG Pro Circuit. The event is also the first major StarCraft 2: Heart of The Swarm competition after the release of the new expansion. The casters for the event are: Day(9), DjWHEAT, Husky, TotalBiscuit, iNcontroL, Axslav, and Axeltoss with special floor reporter Anna Prosser Robinson. All 32 players for the tournament qualified through a 64 man bracket, ordered by region and seeded based upon their results in 2012. Unlike in previous MLG events there was also no open bracket.

Overview[edit]

Day(9) and DjWHEAT on the first day. Photo by Kevin Chang for Team Liquid

Location[edit]

  • Dallas, Texas
  • Dallas Convention Center

Prize Pool[edit]

$75,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Place Prize ID Team
Gold.png 1st $25,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Life Startalelogo std.png StarTale
Silver.png 2nd $15,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Flash Rolsterlogo std.png KT Rolster
Bronze.png 3rd $9,000 South Korea Ticon small.png INnoVation STXlogo std.png STX SouL
Copper.png 4th $6,000 South Korea Picon small.png MC Sklogo std.png SK Gaming

Format[edit]

  • Single-elimination bracket
  • Best-of-5; 3rd place: Best-of-3; Finals: Best-of-7

Showdowns[edit]

56 of the world’s best StarCraft II players will compete in 1 Showdown Match each, playing StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm before it is released to the public on March 12. The 28 winners will receive placement at the Winter Championship where they will compete with Life, Leenock, Flash and Bomber. See Showdowns

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (12) Terran Terran (10) Zerg Zerg (10)
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South Korea PartinG
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South Korea Flash
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South Korea Life
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South Korea herO
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South Korea Bomber
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South Korea Leenock
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South Korea Rain
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South Korea INnoVation
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France Stephano
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Sweden SaSe
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South Korea Last
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Ukraine Bly
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Denmark BabyKnight
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Sweden ThorZaIN
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Netherlands Ret
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South Korea Creator
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South Korea Mvp
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Taiwan Sen
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South Korea Seed
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South Korea MarineKing
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USA Goswser
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South Korea MC
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South Korea jjakji
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USA ViBE
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Belgium Feast
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South Korea TaeJa
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USA Suppy
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USA Minigun
To Be Decided
South Korea Polt
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Chile KiLLeR
To Be Decided
USA State
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Canada HuK

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Round of 32 (Bo5)
 South Korea Life
3
Life Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Minigun
March 16, 2013 12:00 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 USA Minigun
0
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Creator
March 16, 2013 15:00 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea Creator
1
 France Stephano
0
Stephano Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Last
March 16, 2013 13:30 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Last
3
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
ThorZaIN Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png KiLLeR
March 16, 2013 15:00 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 Chile KiLLeR
3
 South Korea MC
3
MC Picon small.png
Picon small.png herO
March 16, 2013 11:10 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea herO
0
 Belgium Feast
1
Feast Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Mvp
March 16, 2013 11:10 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea Mvp
3
 South Korea TaeJa
3
TaeJa Ticon small.png
Picon small.png SaSe
March 16, 2013 12:00 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 Sweden SaSe
1
 USA Goswser
1
Goswser Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
March 16, 2013 13:30 CDT
preview Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea Bomber
3
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Bly
March 15, 2013 21:30 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 Ukraine Bly
1
 USA Suppy
1
Suppy Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Ret
March 15, 2013 20:00 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 Netherlands Ret
3
 Taiwan Sen
3
Sen Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png ViBE
March 15, 2013 17:30 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 USA ViBE
1
 USA State
0
State Picon small.png
Picon small.png PartinG
March 15, 2013 21:30 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea PartinG
3
 South Korea MarineKing
0
MarineKing Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png jjakji
March 15, 2013 20:00 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea jjakji
3
 South Korea Seed
0
Seed Picon small.png
Picon small.png Rain
March 15, 2013 18:30 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Rain
3
 Canada HuK
0
HuK Picon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
March 15, 2013 17:30 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea INnoVation
3
 Denmark BabyKnight
0
BabyKnight Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Leenock
March 15, 2013 18:30 CDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Leenock
3
Round of 16 (Bo5)
 South Korea Life
3
Life Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Polt
March 16, 2013 23:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png
 South Korea Polt
2
 South Korea Last
3
Last Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png KiLLeR
March 16, 2013 23:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 Chile KiLLeR
0
 South Korea MC
3
MC Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Mvp
March 16, 2013 21:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod5.png
 South Korea Mvp
1
 South Korea TaeJa
0
TaeJa Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
March 16, 2013 21:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Bomber
3
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Ret
March 16, 2013 19:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 Netherlands Ret
0
 Taiwan Sen
1
Sen Zicon small.png
Picon small.png PartinG
March 16, 2013 19:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea PartinG
3
 South Korea jjakji
2
jjakji Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Rain
March 16, 2013 18:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png
 South Korea Rain
3
 South Korea INnoVation
3
INnoVation Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Leenock
March 16, 2013 18:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Leenock
0
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Life
3
Life Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Last
March 17, 2013 12:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png
 South Korea Last
2
 South Korea MC
3
MC Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
March 17, 2013 12:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Bomber
0
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash Ticon small.png
Picon small.png PartinG
March 17, 2013 11:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea Rain
0
Rain Picon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
March 17, 2013 11:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea INnoVation
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Life
3
Life Zicon small.png
Picon small.png MC
March 17, 2013 15:00 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea MC
0
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
March 17, 2013 13:30 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea INnoVation
1
Final (Bo7)
 South Korea Life
4
Life Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Flash
March 17, 2013 17:30 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png Vod6.png
 South Korea Flash
2
3rd Place Match
 South Korea MC
1
MC Picon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
March 17, 2013 16:30 CDT
Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea INnoVation
2

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Schedule[edit]

Live Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Additional Coverage[edit]

Coverage Portals[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
121010
Round of 16
385
Quarterfinals
341
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Winner
1

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