Gold Series International 2016

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[e][h]Gold Series International 2016
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
China
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Group Stage, Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$50,000
Start Date:
2016-03-21
End Date:
2016-03-26
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Netherlands  Harstem
Norway  Snute
France  PtitDrogo
USA  puCK
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
3
8
Maps

Overview[edit]

The Gold Series International 2016 is the first premier tournament of the Gold Series. It will take place in World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center Silver Hall, Shanghai, China. This tournament also doubles as 2016 WCS Circuit: Shanghai Tournament.

An All-Star Challenge will also take place the day after the finals of the main tournament, with top performers of the tournament facing invited Korean players.

About[edit]

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

  • Regional Qualifiers:
    • 2 slots for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
    • 2 slots for North America (USA and Canada).
    • 1 slot for Latin America.
    • 1 slot for China.
    • 1 slot for Oceania, Southeast Asia and Japan.
    • 1 slot for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Main Tournament[edit]

  • Open Bracket:
    • Single-elimination bracket.
    • Best-of-three.
    • Held at WYWK internet cafe, 1288 Zhen Guang Road, Bailian Zhonghuan Commerce Plaza, Pu Tuo District, Shanghai.
    • Top 4 advances to Group Stage.
  • Group Stage (Round of 16)
  • Dual Tournament format.
  • Best-of-three.
  • Top 2 of each group advance to Playoffs.
  • Playoffs
  • Single Elimination.
  • Quarterfinals: Best-of-five.
  • Semifinals: Best-of-five.
  • Finals: Best-of-seven.

Casters and Hosts[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$50,000 USD and 5,000 WCS Circuit Points spread among the players as seen below:

  • Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.

Participants[edit]

Group Stage (16)
Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (8)
Invited Players (4)
France PtitDrogo[1]
France MarineLorD[1]
China iAsonu[2]
China XiGua[2]
Open Bracket Players (4)
Netherlands Harstem
China Coffee
Norway Snute
China TooDming
Regional Qualified Players (8)
USA puCK
Mexico MajOr
South Korea KingKong1
Taiwan Has
Poland Elazer
China Jieshi
Poland Nerchio
Canada Scarlett
Mongolia Sioras1

1 KingKong was disqualified due to being ineligible for the WCS spot he qualified for and was replaced by Sioras who came in second place in the Gold Series International 2016 Oceania and SEA Qualifier.[3]

Results[edit]

Open Bracket[edit]

Group Stage (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Group A
March 21, 2016 - 17:00 CST
1. France  PtitDrogo 2-0 4-1
2. Netherlands  Harstem 2-1 4-2
3. China  iAsonu 1-2 2-4
4. China  Coffee 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
March 22, 2016 - 17:00 CST
1. Mongolia  Sioras1 2-0 4-1
2. China  TooDming 2-1 4-2
3. Taiwan  Has1 1-2 2-5
4. China  Jieshi 0-2 2-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
March 23, 2016 - 17:00 CST
1. Poland  Nerchio 2-0 4-0
2. Canada  Scarlett 2-1 4-4
3. Poland  Elazer 1-2 3-4
4. China  XiGua 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
March 24, 2016 - 17:00 CST
1. USA  puCK 2-0 4-1
2. Norway  Snute 2-1 5-3
3. Mexico  MajOr 1-2 2-4
4. France  MarineLorD 0-2 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 France PtitDrogo
3
PtitDrogo 
 TooDming
 China TooDming
0
 Poland Nerchio
2
Nerchio 
 Snute
 Norway Snute
3
 Netherlands Harstem
3
Harstem 
 Has
 Taiwan Has
2
 Canada Scarlett
0
Scarlett 
 puCK
March 25, 2016 - 18:35 CST
 
 
Ulrena
 USA puCK
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 France PtitDrogo
1
PtitDrogo 
 Snute
 Norway Snute
3
 Netherlands Harstem
3
Harstem 
 puCK
 USA puCK
1
Finals (Bo7)
 Norway Snute
1
Snute 
 Harstem
 Netherlands Harstem
4

Archon Showmatches[edit]

A Bo1 Archon Mode showmatch was played between second and third quarterfinals.

Scarlett Canada
Snute Norway
0 1
China Jieshi
China Cyan
Matches

A Bo1 Archon Mode showmatch was played between first and second semifinals.

Stork South Korea
Dear South Korea
0 1
China TooDming
China iAsonu
Matches

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
538
Quarterfinals
44
Semifinals
31
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. Zerg Zerg vs. Protoss Protoss vs. Terran Mirrors
Map # Σ Terran Zerg Terran % Σ Zerg Protoss Zerg % Σ Protoss Terran Protoss % Terran Zerg Protoss
Central ProtocolCentral Protocol    4 1 1 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - - 2 -
Dusk TowersDusk Towers    17 - - - - 8 4 4 50.0% 4 3 1 75.0% 1 3 1
Lerilak CrestLerilak Crest    17 2 0 2 0.0% 6 3 3 50.0% 2 0 2 0.0% - 4 3
Orbital ShipyardOrbital Shipyard    15 - - - - 4 1 3 25.0% 3 3 0 100.0% 1 4 3
Prion TerracesPrion Terraces    12 - - - - 6 3 3 50.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - 3 2
Ruins of SerasRuins of Seras    11 - - - - 5 3 2 60.0% - - - - - 4 2
UlrenaUlrena    8 2 0 2 0.0% 4 1 3 25.0% - - - - - 1 1
ZZZZZZZUnknown    1 - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - - - -
Total Sum (Σ) 85 5 1 4 20.0% 35 15 20 42.9% 10 7 3 70.0% 2 21 12

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