2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL

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[e][h]2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL
League Information
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Premier Leagueremier League
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Challenger Leaguehallenger League
Single-elimination,
Group Stage
Prize pool:
₩152,952,082 (≃ $136,364)
Start Date:
2013-05-28
End Date:
2013-08-10
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Terran Maru
South Korea Protoss Rain
South Korea Terran Bomber
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Premier League 32Challenger League 40
Number of Players:
50
Protoss 17
Terran 15
Zerg 18
Maps
Chronology

Information[edit]

The 2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL is the Korean event of the second season of the 2013 StarCraft II World Championship Series. The WCS Korea is the league where many of the best Korean gamers come to compete. The format allows up to a week's preparation before each of your matches, promoting well thought out play.

OGN will run the Premier Leagueremier league while GOMTV will run the Challenger Leaguehallenger league and the Up & Down matches.

Format[edit]

Map Pool[edit]

The map pool for the second WCS Korea season of 2013 is:

Starleague (Premier League)[edit]

For WCS Korea Season 2, the OnGameNet Starleague (OSL) acts as Premier Leagueremier league.

32 players compete for this seasons Korean championship, seeds for the 2013 WCS Season 2 Finals, and points for the 2013 StarCraft II World Championship Series. See the Starleague 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 Bo1.[1]
    • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Premier Leagueremier Ro16.
    • 3rd place will drop into the Challenger Leaguehallenger League Ro32 and 4th place will drop into the Challenger Leaguehallenger League Ro48.
  • Round of 16:
    • Four groups consisting of four players each, groups are played as a round robin where all matches are Bo3.
    • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Premier Leagueremier Ro8.
    • 3rd and 4th places will drop into the Challenger Leaguehallenger League Ro24.
    • Ties broken with best of 1 matches.
  • Round of 8:
    • Single-elimination tournament for the WCS Korea championship. Ro8 and Semifinals are Bo5 and Grand Finals are Bo7.
    • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season's Premier Leagueremier league, GSL Code Code S.
  • Starleague Casters:

Challenger League[edit]

Up & Down Matches[edit]

The Up & Down stage of Challenger Leaguehallenger League takes place at the beginning of the season. They are composed of the losers of previous season's Challenger Leaguehallenger League Ro32 and Ro24 and 2 winners of a qualifying tournament to make 30 Up & Down players. These 30 players are divided into 6 groups of 5 players.

  • First and second place from each group, a total of 12 players, will receive Premier Leagueremier League status.
  • The remaining 18 players (those that placed 3rd - 5th) will be in this season's Challenger Leaguehallenger League Ro48.
Bracket Stage[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" closely integrated with Premier Leagueremier League. Players who lose in the first round drop out of the WCS entirely and players who win their brackets advance directly to the next season's Premier Leagueremier League. All other players play in next season's Up & Down matches.

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

Challenger Leaguehallenger League Casters:

Racial Distribution[edit]

View Games[edit]

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Zenbrez (June 13, 2013). "OSL Ro32 groups + format". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved June 13, 2013.