Arena of Legends/The King of Kongs

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[e][h]The King of Kongs
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Online
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1, Group Stage, Playoffs
Prize pool:
3,640,000 KRW (≃ $3,150.73)
Start Date:
2012-01-02
End Date:
2012-01-05
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  DongRaeGu
South Korea  KangHo
South Korea  July
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
8
1
3
4
Maps

About[edit]

Another Arena of Legends tournament held by GOMTV. The event is meant to find the real inheritor of the Kong-line, with the participation of eight runner-ups of 2011 GSL season.[1]

Format[edit]

  • Round of 8: Group Play - Double-elimination played in Bo3
  • Round of 4 to Final: Single-elimination bracket played in Bo5 in semifinals and in Bo7 in finals

Prize Pool[edit]

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 5, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.86558 USD.

Invites[edit]

Protoss Protoss (1) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (4)
South Korea InCa
South Korea RainBOw
South Korea July
South Korea MarineKing
South Korea KangHo
South Korea TOP
South Korea Leenock
South Korea DongRaeGu

Group Stage[edit]

Standings[edit]

Group A
January 2, 2012 18:10 KST
1. South Korea  KangHo 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  MarineKing 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  TOP 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea  Leenock 0-2 2-4
Group B
January 3, 2012 18:10 KST
1. South Korea  DongRaeGu 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  July 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea  InCa 1-2 4-4
4. South Korea  RainBOw 0-2 0-4

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea KangHo
3
KangHo 
 July
January 4, 2012 18:10 KST
 South Korea July
1
 South Korea MarineKing
1
MarineKing 
 DongRaeGu
January 4, 2012 18:10 KST
 South Korea DongRaeGu
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea KangHo
1
KangHo 
 DongRaeGu
 South Korea DongRaeGu
4

Trivia[edit]

  • The term "Kong" refers to the legacy of Brood War legend YellOw who was famous for getting second place in major tournaments (Notably to BoxeR) while winning special tournaments.
  • A Kong is Korean for a pea.
  • To be a part of the Kong line, a player must never win a major starleague and must win many special tournaments.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Play
134
Semifinals
13
Finals
2
Winner
1

References[edit]