2017 GSL vs. the World

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[e][h]2017 GSL vs the World
League Information
Series:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
1v1
Single-elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
₩108,000,000 (≃ $96,000)
Start Date:
2017-08-03
End Date:
2017-08-06
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
5
6
Maps

GSL vs the World is the second WCS Global Event of the year 2017 held on August 3-6 in Seoul, South Korea.
The event features an individual tournament as well as a team tournament in which the 16 top players from the WCS Korea and WCS Circuit face each other.

Format[edit]

  • Single Elimination Bracket:
    • All matches are Bo5.
    • Finals are Bo7.
  • Captains for the two team are:
    • South Korea Lim "NesTea" Jae Duk for Team GSL Allstars.
    • France Ilyes "Stephano" Satouri for Team World Allstars.

Casters and Host[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩108,000,000 KRW (≈ $96,000 USD *) are spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Voting[edit]

A public voting was conducted to elect one champion of each race to both GSL and World teams. Links to the voting pages can be found at wcs.starcraft2.com. Team World received three players by popular vote while team GSL received four players with the fourth being the most voted second place from any of the race specific votes. The voting ended on July 19, 2017 - 10:00 PDT.

Results[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
 South Korea Stats
3
Stats 
 herO
 South Korea herO
0
 Mexico SpeCial
3
SpeCial 
 Kelazhur
August 3, 2017 - 19:00 KST
 Brazil Kelazhur
0
 South Korea INnoVation
3
INnoVation 
 iAsonu
August 3, 2017 - 19:55 KST
 China iAsonu
0
 Finland Serral
2
Serral 
 ByuN
 South Korea ByuN
3
 USA Neeb
3
Neeb 
 sOs
 South Korea sOs
1
 South Korea TY
3
TY 
 Scarlett
 Canada Scarlett
0
 Poland Nerchio
1
Nerchio 
 Dark
August 4, 2017 - 20:40 KST
 South Korea Dark
3
 South Korea soO
3
soO 
 ShoWTimE
 Germany ShoWTimE
2
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Stats
3
Stats 
 SpeCial
 Mexico SpeCial
2
 South Korea INnoVation
3
INnoVation 
 ByuN
 South Korea ByuN
1
 USA Neeb
2
Neeb 
 TY
 South Korea TY
3
 South Korea Dark
1
Dark 
 soO
 South Korea soO
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Stats
0
Stats 
 INnoVation
August 5, 2017 - 20:15 KST
 South Korea INnoVation
3
 South Korea TY
3
TY 
 soO
 South Korea soO
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea INnoVation
4
INnoVation 
 TY
 South Korea TY
0

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
556
Quarterfinals
242
Semifinals
121
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 16
12229
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Viewers Stats[edit]

Data about number of viewers[1]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 261 795 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 23 507 viewers
  • English streams peak was 18 178 viewers
  • Russian streams peak was 2 076 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 239 228 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 20 952 viewers

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Esports Charts (2017-22-08). "GSL vs the World 2017 detailed stats". esc.watch.