2008 XNote GOMTV Star Invitational

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[e][h]GOMTV Star Invitational
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Xnote
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Prize pool:
₩52,000,000 KRW
(≃ $55,457 USD)
Start Date:
2008-02-08
End Date:
2008-03-01
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  Flash
South Korea  Stork
South Korea  Anytime
South Korea  Iris
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
8
3
Maps

Overview[edit]

In February 2008, GOMTV invited 16 of the top Korean players to play in a one month invitational. The tournament was unique in that it was the first Korean event that provided full English coverage for foreigners, streaming the games online with commentary done by Nick "Tasteless" Plott.

Tournament Information[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on 2008-03-01: 1 KRW ≃ 0.0011 USD.)

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (3)Terran Terran (6)Zerg Zerg (3)
South Korea BisuSouth Korea BoxeRSouth Korea GGPlay
South Korea freeSouth Korea HwasinSouth Korea Jaedong
South Korea MuchSouth Korea LightSouth Korea sAviOr
South Korea Mind
South Korea NaDa
South Korea Sea

Format[edit]

The sixteen invited players were randomly placed into four round-robin groups of four players each, where the top two players advanced to the Round of 8 to play in Best of Three. The subsequent Semifinals and Finals were Best of Five.

Maps[edit]

Casters[edit]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
February 17, 2008
1. South Korea  Flash 3-0
2. South Korea  Anytime* 1-2
3. South Korea  Mind 1-2
4. South Korea  sAviOr 1-2

*Advanced by tie breaker


Group B[edit]

Group B
February 18, 2008
1. South Korea  Much 3-0
2. South Korea  Jaedong 2-1
3. South Korea  Boxer 1-2
4. South Korea  Nada 0-3


Group C[edit]

Group C
February 19, 2008
1. South Korea  Iris 2-1
1. South Korea  Stork 2-1
3. South Korea  Free 1-2
3. South Korea  Hwasin 1-2


Group D[edit]

Group D
February 20, 2008
1. South Korea  Sea 3-0
2. South Korea  Bisu 2-1
3. South Korea  GGPlay 1-2
4. South Korea  Light 0-3


Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 South Korea Flash
2
Flash 
 Jaedong
February 25, 2008
 South Korea Jaedong
1
 South Korea Much
0
Much 
 Anytime
February 25, 2008
 South Korea Anytime
2
 South Korea Iris
2
Iris 
 Bisu
February 25, 2008
 South Korea Bisu
0
 South Korea Sea
0
Sea 
 Stork
February 25, 2008
 South Korea Stork
2
Semifinals
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash 
 Anytime
February 27, 2008
 South Korea Anytime
1
 South Korea Iris
0
Iris 
 Stork
February 27, 2008
 South Korea Stork
3
Finals
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash 
 Stork
 South Korea Stork
2

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss Terran Zerg Random
Round of 16
583
Quarterfinals
431
Semifinals
22
Final
11
Winner
1

References[edit]