NEO Star League 2012 Season 2: Overview

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[e][h]NEO Star League 2012 Season 2
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League Information
Organizer:
NEOTV
Sponsor:
Server:
China
Type:
Offline
Location:
China China
Format:
1v1, Team league into single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
¥83,000 (≃ $13,315)
Start Date:
2012-12-24
End Date:
2013-01-18
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Picon small.png Lure
China Zicon small.png XiGua
South Korea Ticon small.png dreamertt
China Picon small.png MacSed
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
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Maps
Chronology

NEO Star League 2012 Season 2 is a StarCraft II Tournament hosted by Chinese Esports broadcasting company NEOTV, and is its second event featuring StarCraft II. The previous NSLs featured StarCraft: Brood War and Warcraft III.

Overview[edit]

Format[edit]

At the nomination ceremony, instead of picking players into groups, each player pick one player into his/her team, starting from the top 4 players of NEO Star League 2012 Season 1. 16 total players will be drawn into 4 teams.

  • Stage 1 - Working as a team
    • The four teams play in a EGMCSL format, single-elimination mini team league, to determine numbers of RO8 seeds given to each team.
  • Winner of the mini team league wins three seeds to round of 8.
  • Runner-up wins two and a half seeds to round of 8.
  • Third place team wins one and a half seed to round of 8.
  • Only one player from the last place team can advance to round of 8.
  • Stage 2 - Brothers into enemies
    • Once seeds have been decided, each team turns into a normal tournament group, in which 4 players will play a 4-man double elimination bracket to determine who will advance to round of 8.
  • Top 3 players from the winning team advance to round of 8.
  • Top 2 players from the runner-up team advance to round of 8. The third place player will have to play a extended BO3 series against the second place player from the third place team for one round of 8 spot.
  • First place from the third place team advances to round of 8. The second place player will have to play a extended BO3 series against the third place player from the runner-up team for one round of 8 spot.
  • Only the first place player from the last place team will advance to round of 8.
  • Stage 3 - Road to victory
    • Round of 8 and above will be a normal single elimination bracket.
  • RO8, semifinals and third place match are BO5.
  • Grand Finals is BO7.

Prize Pool[edit]

83,000 CNY (~13,315 USD) is spread among the players as seen below:

*Converted prizes calculated on December 22, 2012 with a currency rate of 1 CNY = 0.160404 USD provided by http://www.xe.com/.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (8)
NEO Star League Round of 4 (4)
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China LoveCD
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China Loner
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China TooDming
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China F91
Qualified Players (8)
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China Jim
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China XY
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China Comm
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China MacSed
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China Loup
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China YHY
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China XiGua
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China Courage
Foreign Invites (4)
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South Korea Lure
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South Korea dreamertt
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Taiwan Slam
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Taiwan Ian *

* Ian replaces DreAm, who is not able to participate due to passport/visa issues.[1][2]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Ro16
448
Ro8
422
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Winner
1

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See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. s.163.com. "NSL2012第二赛季 16强选手名单" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2013-12-01.
  2. "做个小调查 如果我规律性的直播 会有人看吗?" (in Chinese). 2013-02-16. Retrieved 2013-12-01.