Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin

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[e][h]Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Austin, TX
Format:
1v1, Group stage,
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$41,000
Start Date:
2012-05-26
End Date:
2012-05-27
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  MC
South Korea  Bomber
France  Stephano
South Korea  Squirtle
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
6
5
Maps
Chronology

Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin was a 16-player invitational tournament that was held at The Moody Theater (the Austin City Limits Live venue) in Austin, Texas in May 2012.

About[edit]

Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin was a 16-player invitational tournament that was held at Austin City Limits Live from 26–27 May 2012. The event was broadcast by Day[9], djWHEAT, Husky, and Rob Simpson.[1][2]

Format[edit]

  • Players begin in round robin groups of 4. Each round is best-of-three.
  • Top 2 in each group advance to a single-elimination playoff bracket.
  • Quarterfinals are best-of-three, semifinals and 3rd/4th place match are best-of-five, finals are best-of-seven.

Prize Pool[edit]

$41,000 spread among the players as follows:

Invites[edit]

Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (5)
Canada HuK
South Korea Bomber
France Stephano
South Korea PartinG
South Korea TaeJa
Netherlands Ret
Sweden SaSe
South Korea GanZi
South Korea viOLet
South Korea MC
USA LastShadow
Canada Ostojiy
South Korea Squirtle*
USA Illusion*
USA Sheth
Sweden ThorZaIN*

*Illusion replaces Polt[3] and ThorZaIN replaces PuMa, who chose to focus on Code A qualifiers.[4] Squirtle replaces Puzzle[5] who originally replaced White-Ra.[3]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Group A
May 26, 2012
1. France  Stephano 3-0 6-1
2. South Korea  viOLet 2-1 5-4
3. USA  Illusion 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  GanZi 0-3 2-6

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
May 26, 2012
1. Sweden  SaSe 2-1 5-3
2. South Korea  TaeJa 2-1 4-2
3. Sweden  ThorZaIN 1-2 3-4
4. USA  Sheth 1-2 2-5

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
May 26, 2012
1. South Korea  Bomber 3-0 6-1
2. South Korea  MC 2-1 5-3
3. Canada  HuK 1-2 3-4
4. Canada  Ostojiy 0-3 0-6

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
May 26, 2012
1. South Korea  Squirtle 3-0 6-2
2. South Korea  PartinG 2-1 5-2
3. Netherlands  Ret 1-2 3-4
4. USA  LastShadow 0-3 0-6

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
 France Stephano
2
Stephano 
 PartinG
 South Korea PartinG
0
 Sweden SaSe
1
SaSe 
 MC
 South Korea MC
2
 South Korea Bomber
2
Bomber 
 TaeJa
 South Korea TaeJa
1
 South Korea viOLet
0
viOLet 
 Squirtle
 South Korea Squirtle
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 France Stephano
2
 South Korea MC
3
 South Korea Bomber
3
Bomber 
 Squirtle
 South Korea Squirtle
0
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea MC
4
 South Korea Bomber
2
3rd Place Match
 France Stephano
3
 South Korea Squirtle
1

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
565
Quarterfinals
422
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Winner
1

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

Replays & VODs[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "Red Bull Battlegrounds $41k tournament at Austin City Limits". ESFIWorld.com. April 25th 2012. TeamLiquid.net Forum thread
  2. "Red Bull Battlegrounds". TeamLiquid.net. April 28th 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Day[9]'s Twitter. Twitter.com. May 17th 2012.
  4. ThorZaIN replaces PuMa May 18th 2012
  5. Squirtle replaces Puzzle May 24th 2012