North American Star League Season 4

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North American Star League Season 4
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League Information
Organizer: NASL
Sponsor: EIZO
Kingston HyperX
GAMER.minder
iBUYPOWER
EPSON
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.5.2
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
Format: Group Stage online
Single-elimination playoff offline
Start Date: 2012-09-12
End Date: 2012-12-09
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Picon small.png HerO
Silver.png South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet
Bronze.png South Korea Ticon small.png Polt
Copper.png Sweden Zicon small.png SortOf
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 45
Picon small.png 14   Ticon small.png 15   Zicon small.png 16   
Maps
Cloud Kingdom • Daybreak • Entombed Valley • Metropolis • Muspelheim • Ohana • Whirlwind • Abyssal City
Chronology
 NASL Season 3 NASL Season 3

About[edit]

The North American Star League, often abbreviated as NASL, is a competitive StarCraft 2 league that was introduced in February 2011. The North American Star League Season 4 is the fourth season of the North American Star League. 45 players compete for an unannounced prize pool over a three-month season. 4 players qualified from the Season 3 open tournament, 4 players qualify from the Season 4 qualifiers, 4 players are invited and the remaining 32 players qualified from their placement in season 3.

Location[edit]

  • Long Beach, California
  • Center Theater

Format[edit]

The fourth season is composed of several stages:

Map Pool[edit]

To keep the season fresh, the NASL Season 4 map pool will be reviewed after the 4th and 9th weeks of competition for potential revisions based on player feedback and internal analysis.[1]

Initial maps:

After the Review Muspelheim was removed from the pool in Week 7 and was replaced by Abyssal City

Prize Pool[edit]

$60,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Place Prize ID Team
Gold.png 1st $30,000 South Korea Picon small.png HerO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
Silver.png 2nd $15,000 South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet Azubulogo std.png AZUBU
Bronze.png 3rd $10,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Polt TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
Copper.png 4th $5,000 Sweden Zicon small.png SortOf WesternWolvesLogo std.png Western Wolves

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (14) Terran Terran (15) Zerg Zerg (16)
Seeded through Season 3 (35)
South Korea Alicia
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South Korea PuMa
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France Stephano
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South Korea MC
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South Korea aLive
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Netherlands Ret
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South Korea HerO
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South Korea Ryung
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Taiwan Sen
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Canada HuK
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Serbia Beastyqt
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South Korea Galaxy
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Canada TT1
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United Kingdom DeMusliM
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South Korea Zenio
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Germany HasuObs
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South Korea GanZi
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Belarus LoWeLy
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Romania NightEnD
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Sweden ThorZaIN
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Ukraine DIMAGA
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Poland MaNa
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Ukraine Strelok
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Sweden MorroW
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South Korea HwangSin
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South Korea Polt
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Germany TLO
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South Korea finale
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South Korea SeleCT
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USA Sheth
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Italy ClouD
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Norway TargA
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USA qxc
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USA ViBE
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Canada MaSa
Qualified (4)
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Sweden Bischu
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South Korea Dark
South Korea Arthur
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South Korea HyuN
Invited via NASL Leaderboard (6)
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Sweden NaNiwa *
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South Korea TaeJa
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South Korea DongRaeGu
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South Korea Oz **
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South Korea MMA
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South Korea viOLet

*NaNiwa replaced CrazymoviNG who was unable to attend due to personal reasons.[2]
**Oz replaced Puzzle who was unable to attend due to personal reasons. Oz was selected as the next highest ranking Protoss on the NASL Leaderboard.

Results[edit]

Divisions Overview[edit]

  • The winner of each division advances to the main event bracket
  • The standings are by match score, then by total points. So a 2-0 win gives a player 2 points, a 2-1 win gives a player 1 point, a 1-2 loss gives a player -1 point, and a 0-2 loss gives a player -2 points.
  • Of the second place finishers in each division, the three with the best record advance to the main event bracket
  • Players ranked 9-22 (14 players) in the league are placed into a wildcard playoff with the top two of the open tournament to determine the remaining 8 spots in the offline finals
  • Players ranked 23-33 (11 players) in the league are eliminated but will be invited to return next season
  • Players ranked 34-45 (bottom 12) in the league are eliminated and will not return
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