Arena of Legends/The King of Kongs

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[e][h]The King of Kongs
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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 Zicon small.png DongRaeGu
South Korea Zicon small.png KangHo
South Korea Zicon small.png July
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
8
Picon small.png 1
Ticon small.png 3
Zicon small.png 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]

Place $ USD ₩  KRW Player Team
1st $1,921.58 ₩ 2,220,000 South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu Mvp2012logo std.png MVP
2nd $190.43 ₩ 220,000 South Korea Zicon small.png KangHo IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
3rd-4th $173.12 ₩ 200,000 South Korea Zicon small.png July Startalelogo std.png StarTale
South Korea Ticon small.png MarineKing Primelogo std.png Prime
5th-6th $173.12 ₩ 200,000 South Korea Ticon small.png TOP OGslogo std.png Old Generations
South Korea Picon small.png InCa OGslogo std.png Old Generations
7th-8th $173.12 ₩ 200,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Leenock FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Ticon small.png RainBOw Startalelogo std.png StarTale

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)
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South Korea InCa
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South Korea RainBOw
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South Korea July
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South Korea MarineKing
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South Korea KangHo
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South Korea TOP
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South Korea Leenock
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South Korea DongRaeGu

Group Stage[edit]

Standings[edit]

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

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea KangHo
3
 South Korea July
1
 South Korea MarineKing
1
 South Korea DongRaeGu
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea KangHo
1
 South Korea DongRaeGu
4

Match Summary Playoffs[edit]

Matches Semi Finals[edit]

January 4, 2012 18:10 KST:

Final Match[edit]

January 5, 2012 18:10 KST:

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]