2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 1

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[e][h]2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 1
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea 
Format:
Ro16 Dual Tournament Group stage Ro8 and on Single-Elimination
Prize pool:
₩80,000,000 (≃ $72,640)
Start Date:
2018-07-19
End Date:
2018-09-08
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
8
5
3
Maps

The 2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 1 or KSL Season 1, is an offline tournament, organized by Blizzard in celebration of the 20th anniversary of StarCraft.

Tournament will feature open online qualifiers [1] with top 256 players advancing to the offline stage. 16 best players from the offline qualifiers will participate in the main tournament.

Round of 16 play will begin on Thursday July 19, 2018. Matches will be broadcasted every week on Thursday and Friday, 19:00 KST. English coverage will be provided by Artosis and Tasteless with Korean commentary done by KCM, Zeus, and trOt. [2][3][4]

Tournament Information[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (8) Terran Terran (5) Zerg Zerg (3)
South Korea BeSt South Korea Last South Korea Jaedong
South Korea Horang2 South Korea Light South Korea Shine
South Korea Mini South Korea Mind South Korea SoulKey
South Korea Movie South Korea Sea
South Korea Rain South Korea Sharp
South Korea Shuttle
South Korea Snow
South Korea Stork

Prize Pool[edit]

Prize pool of total ₩80,000,000 will be distributed as follows:[2]

Format[edit]

  • Round of 16 group stage
  • Elimination Stage
    • Eight player single-elimination bracket
    • Quarterfinals: best-of-five
    • Semifinals and Final: best-of-seven

Maps[edit]

Blue Storm Circuit Breakers Fighting Spirit Fortress SE Gladiator Polaris Rhapsody Roadkill
Blue Storm Circuit Breakers Fighting Spirit Fortress Gladiator Polaris Rhapsody Roadkill


Casters[edit]

  • Korean Casters:
    • South Korea KCM (Kim Chul Min)
    • South Korea trOt (Park Sung Jin)
    • South Korea Zeus (Jun Tae Gyu)


Results[edit]

Round of 16 Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
. South Korea  Last 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Mini 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Movie 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Rain 0-0 0-0


Group B[edit]

Group B
. South Korea  Snow 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Shine 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Sharp 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Sea 0-0 0-0

Group C[edit]

Group C
. South Korea  Shuttle 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Soulkey 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Jaedong 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Light 0-0 0-0


Group D[edit]

Group D
. South Korea  Mind 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Horang2 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  Stork 0-0 0-0
. South Korea  BeSt 0-0 0-0

Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 South Korea 
 
 
August 23, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea 
 South Korea 
 
 
August 23, 2018 - 20:30 KST
 South Korea 
 South Korea 
 
 
August 24, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea 
 South Korea 
 
 
August 24, 2018 - 20:30 KST
 South Korea 
Semifinals
 South Korea 
 
 
August 30, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea 
 South Korea 
 
 
August 31, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea 
Finals
 South Korea 
 
 
September 8, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea 

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
853
Quarterfinals
2NYD
Semifinals
NYD
Finals
NYD
Winner
NYD

Media[edit]

Streams[edit]

Live broadcasts:

VODs[edit]

Gallery[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]