Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin

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Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin
League Information
Series: Red Bull Battle Grounds
Organizer: Red Bull
Sponsor: Red Bull
Astro Gaming
TwitchTV
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.4.3
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
City: 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: Premier
Links: Official Website
Winners
South Korea Protoss MC
South Korea Terran Bomber
France Zerg Stephano
South Korea Protoss Squirtle
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 16
Protoss 5   Terran 6   Zerg 5   
Maps
GSL Antiga Shipyard • GSL Cloud Kingdom • GSL Daybreak • GSL Ohana • GSL Metropolis • GSL Entombed Valley
Chronology
Red Bull BG: NYC Red Bull BG: NYC 

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:

Place $ USD Player Team
1st $15,000 South Korea Protoss MC SK Gaming SK Gaming
2nd $8,000 South Korea Terran Bomber StarTale StarTale
3rd $5,500 France Zerg Stephano Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
4th $2,500 South Korea Protoss Squirtle StarTale StarTale
5th-8th $1,200 Sweden Protoss SaSe Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
South Korea Terran TaeJa Team Liquid Team Liquid
South Korea Protoss PartinG StarTale StarTale
South Korea Zerg viOLet Team Empire Team Empire
9th-12th $800 Canada Protoss HuK Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
Netherlands Zerg Ret Team Liquid Team Liquid
Sweden Terran ThorZaIN Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
USA Terran Illusion Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
13th-116th $500 USA Zerg Sheth Team Liquid Team Liquid
South Korea Terran GanZi CompLexity Gaming compLexity
USA Terran LastShadow ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
Canada Zerg Ostojiy It's Gosu eSports It's Gosu eSports

Invites[edit]

Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (5)
Evil Geniuses
Canada HuK
StarTale
South Korea Bomber
Millenium
France Stephano
StarTale
South Korea PartinG
Team Liquid
South Korea TaeJa
Team Liquid
Netherlands Ret
Quantic Gaming
Sweden SaSe
CompLexity Gaming
South Korea GanZi
Team Empire
South Korea viOLet
SK Gaming
South Korea MC
USA LastShadow
It's Gosu eSports
Canada Ostojiy
StarTale
South Korea Squirtle*
Quantic Gaming
USA Illusion*
Team Liquid
USA Sheth
Evil Geniuses
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]

Group A lrthread
1. France Zerg Stephano 3-0 6-1
2. South Korea Zerg viOLet 2-1 5-4
3. USA Terran Illusion 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Terran GanZi 0-3 2-6

Group B[edit]

Group B lrthread
1. Sweden Protoss SaSe 2-1 5-3
2. South Korea Terran TaeJa 2-1 4-2
3. Sweden Terran ThorZaIN 1-2 3-4
4. USA Zerg Sheth 1-2 2-5

Group C[edit]

Group C lrthread
1. South Korea Terran Bomber 3-0 6-1
2. South Korea Protoss MC 2-1 5-3
3. Canada Protoss HuK 1-2 3-4
4. Canada Zerg Ostojiy 0-3 0-6

Group D[edit]

Group D lrthread
1. South Korea Protoss Squirtle 3-0 6-2
2. South Korea Protoss PartinG 2-1 5-2
3. Netherlands Zerg Ret 1-2 3-4
4. USA Terran LastShadow 0-3 0-6

Playoffs[edit]

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