2013 MLG Winter Championship

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[e][h]2013 MLG Winter Championship
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Dallas
Format:
Single-elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
$75,000
Start Date:
2013-03-15
End Date:
2013-03-17
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  Life
South Korea  Flash
South Korea  MC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
12
10
10
Maps
Chronology

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 are spread among the players as seen below:

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

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

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

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Schedule[edit]

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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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