2017 GSL vs. the World

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[e][h]2017 GSL vs the World
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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
Picon small.png 5
Ticon small.png 5
Zicon small.png 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 Hosts[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 Picon small.png
Picon small.png herO
 South Korea herO
0
 Mexico SpeCial
3
SpeCial Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Kelazhur
August 3, 2017 - 19:00 KST
 Brazil Kelazhur
0
 South Korea INnoVation
3
INnoVation Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png iAsonu
August 3, 2017 - 19:55 KST
 China iAsonu
0
 Finland Serral
2
Serral Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png ByuN
 South Korea ByuN
3
 USA Neeb
3
Neeb Picon small.png
Picon small.png sOs
 South Korea sOs
1
 South Korea TY
3
TY Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Scarlett
 Canada Scarlett
0
 Poland Nerchio
1
Nerchio Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Dark
August 4, 2017 - 20:40 KST
 South Korea Dark
3
 South Korea soO
3
soO Zicon small.png
Picon small.png ShoWTimE
 Germany ShoWTimE
2
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Stats
3
Stats Picon small.png
Ticon small.png SpeCial
 Mexico SpeCial
2
 South Korea INnoVation
3
INnoVation Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png ByuN
 South Korea ByuN
1
 USA Neeb
2
Neeb Picon small.png
Ticon small.png TY
 South Korea TY
3
 South Korea Dark
1
Dark Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png soO
 South Korea soO
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Stats
0
Stats Picon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
August 5, 2017 - 20:15 KST
 South Korea INnoVation
3
 South Korea TY
3
TY Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png soO
 South Korea soO
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea INnoVation
4
INnoVation Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png 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.