The Gauntlet

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[e][h]The Gauntlet
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About

The Gauntlet is an organization created by Colton "Ctone23" Sanford. Created in 2015, The Gauntlet is dedicated to host StarCraft 2 online events in order to showcase the highest level of competition. Operating for over a year The Gauntlet hosted in the StarCraft2 competitive scene 6 tournaments and 2 show matches for a total of $4,950 USD in 2015 alone. In 2016 they held 18 events with over $6,500 in prize money given away in 2016. 2017 introduced a new invitation only format where it's winner takes all prize pool.

Events

2015

Going from open events to full fledged cup, The Gauntlet, held the following tournaments in 2015:

Event Date 1st 2nd Score Participants Replay pack
The Gauntlet Cup 1 2015-05-15 South Korea Zerg Jaedong Norway Zerg Snute 4-2 8
The Gauntlet Cup 2 2015-07-24 Brazil Terran Kelazhur USA Zerg JonSnow 4-1 16 MediaFire
The Gauntlet Cup Final 2015-08-02 South Korea Zerg Hydra South Korea Zerg TRUE 4-0 16
Gauntlet Showmatch #1 2015-08-19 Australia Zerg PiG France Protoss ToD 3-0
Gauntlet LotV Open #1 2015-09-05 Serbia Terran Beastyqt USA Terran qxc 3-0 37 SC2ReplayStats
Gauntlet LotV Open #2 2015-10-10 South Korea Zerg Solar USA Protoss Neeb 4-2 55 SC2ReplayStats
Gauntlet Showmatch #2 2015-12-12 Canada Protoss HuK / South Korea Protoss MC South Korea viOLet / Canada MaSa 3-0
Gauntlet LotV Series #1 2015-12-14 South Korea Terran ByuN Poland Zerg Nerchio 4-1 16 SC2ReplayStats

2016

Starting the year of 2016 the Gauntlet conducted 3 pre-seasonal events and announced the details of the first season scheduled for the year. The first season of 2016 is comprised by six open qualifiers that seed a player into the editions of the Monday Night Gauntlet, a 4 players tournament with $300 USD as prize, and a Global Finals at the end of the season whit $1.000 USD.

Pre-season

Event Date 1st 2nd Score Participants Replay pack
Monday Night Gauntlet #0 2016-01-04 Poland Zerg Nerchio Canada Protoss HuK 4-0 8 SC2ReplayStats
Super Test Tuesday 2016-02-02 USA Protoss Neeb Brazil Terran Kelazhur 3-2 8 SC2ReplayStats
Gauntlet 2016 Preseason Final 2016-02-17 Canada Zerg Scarlett USA Protoss Bails 3-0 4 SC2ReplayStats

Season 1

Event Date Qualified Score Participants Replay pack
Monday Night Gauntlet #1 2016-02-29 USA Protoss Bails 4-3 4 SC2ReplayStats
Monday Night Gauntlet #2 2016-03-14 USA Protoss Neeb 4-2 4 SC2ReplayStats
Monday Night Gauntlet #3 2016-03-28 South Korea Terran Polt 4-2 4 SC2ReplayStats
Monday Night Gauntlet #4 2016-04-11 South Korea Zerg viOlet 4-1 4 SC2ReplayStats
Monday Night Gauntlet #5 2016-04-25 USA Protoss Neeb 4-0 4 SC2ReplayStats
Season 1 Global Finals 2016-08-26 Norway Zerg Snute 4-1 8

Season 2

Event Date Qualified Score Participants
Gauntlet Season 2 Weekly #1 2016-09-28 Poland Zerg Guru 3-2 4
Gauntlet Season 2 Weekly #2 2016-10-07 Canada Terran MaSa 3-1 4
Gauntlet Season 2 Weekly #3 2016-10-14 Norway Zerg Snute 3-1 4
Gauntlet Season 2 Weekly #4 2016-10-26 Canada Zerg Scarlett 3-2 4
Season 2 Global Finals 2016-12-17 Canada Terran MaSa 4-1 8

Miscellaneous

Event Date 1st 2nd Score Participants Replay pack
Gauntlet Showmatch #3 2016-05-02 South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu / South Korea Zerg TRUE South Korea Protoss MC / South Korea Protoss PartinG 3-1 4
Gauntlet Super Tuesday 2016-05-25 Ukraine Zerg Bly Poland Zerg Nerchio 4-1 4 SC2ReplayStats
SC2 Global Showdown powered by SC2ReplayStats 2016-06-03 South Korea Terran ByuN South Korea Terran Polt 4-0 8 SC2ReplayStats
Friday Night StarCraft #1 2016-06-10 USA Protoss Neeb South Korea Terran ByuN 4-0 8 SC2ReplayStats

2017

Season 3

Event Date Qualified Score Participants
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 1 2017-02-01 Serbia Terran Beastyqt 4-2 4
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 2 2017-02-02 Kazakhstan Protoss PiLiPiLi 4-2 4
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 3 2017-02-07 Mexico Terran MajOr 4-1 4
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 4 2017-02-08 South Korea Zerg Solar 4-1 4
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 5 2017-02-15 South Korea Terran ByuN 4-2 4
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 6 2017-02-16 USA Protoss Neeb 4-0 4
Gauntlet Season 3 Event 7 2017-02-21 TBD 4

Statistics

Players who have participated three or more times

Name Team Events Wins
Ukraine Zerg Bly
Team expert
19 1
USA Protoss Neeb
Ting
10 5
Serbia Terran Beastyqt
MYinsanity
9 2
Canada Terran MaSa
Team eLevate
9 1
Canada Zerg Scarlett
Team expert
8 2
USA Protoss Bails
Team eLevate
8 1
Brazil Terran Kelazhur
ROOT Gaming
8 1
South Korea Zerg TRUE
PSISTORM Gaming
7 1
USA Protoss puCK
ROOT Gaming
7 0
Poland Zerg Nerchio
EURONICS Gaming
6 1
Poland Protoss MaNa
Team Liquid
6 0
Norway Zerg Snute
Team Liquid
5 2
Canada Protoss HuK 5 1
South Korea Zerg viOlet
Team EnVyUs
5 1
South Korea Terran Polt 5 1
South Korea Terran ByuN
Team expert
4 3
South Korea Zerg Solar
Splyce
4 1
Poland Zerg Guru
IsIMBA
4 1
Mexico Zerg Cham
ROOT Gaming
4 0
Mexico Terran MajOr 3 1
USA Terran qxc 3 0
USA Terran intense 3 0
USA Zerg JonSnow
PSISTORM Gaming
3 0

Win Rates

Terran vs. Zerg Zerg vs. Protoss Protoss vs. Terran Mirrors
Total Σ Terran Zerg Terran % Σ Zerg Protoss Zerg % Σ Protoss Terran Protoss % Terran v Terran Zerg v Zerg Protoss v Protoss
Games
Series 282 56 28 28 50% 55 33 22 60% 39 19 20 49% 11 28 4

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