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Korea StarCraft League Season 1

[e][h]Korea StarCraft League Season 1
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Ro16 Dual Tournament Group stage Ro8 and on Single-Elimination
Prize pool:
₩80,000,000 (≃ 71,254)
Start Date:
2018-07-19
End Date:
2018-09-08
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Korea (South)  Last
Korea (South)  Jaedong
Korea (South)  Rain
Korea (South)  Soulkey
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
8
5
3
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

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

The tournament featured open online qualifiers [1] with top 256 players advancing to the offline stage. 16 best players from the offline qualifiers participated in the main tournament.

Round of 16 play began on Thursday July 19, 2018. Matches were broadcast every week on Thursday and Friday, 19:00 KST. English coverage was 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)
Korea (South) BeSt Korea (South) Last Korea (South) Jaedong
Korea (South) Horang2 Korea (South) Light Korea (South) Shine
Korea (South) Mini Korea (South) Mind Korea (South) SoulKey
Korea (South) Movie Korea (South) Sea
Korea (South) Rain Korea (South) Sharp
Korea (South) Shuttle
Korea (South) Snow
Korea (South) 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 Breaker Fighting Spirit Fortress SE Gladiator Polaris Rhapsody Roadkill
Blue Storm Circuit Breakers Fighting Spirit Fortress Gladiator Polaris Rhapsody Roadkill


Casters[edit]

  • Korean Casters:

Results[edit]

Round of 16 Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A Recap
1. Korea (South)  Rain 2-0 6-2
2. Korea (South)  Last 2-1 6-6
3. Korea (South)  Mini 1-2 6-6
4. Korea (South)  Movie 0-2 2-6

Group B[edit]

Group B Recap
1. Korea (South)  Snow 2-0 6-1
2. Korea (South)  Sharp 2-1 7-5
3. Korea (South)  Sea 1-2 5-7
4. Korea (South)  Shine 0-2 2-6

Group C[edit]

Group C Recap
1. Korea (South)  Soulkey 2-0 6-3
2. Korea (South)  Jaedong 2-1 7-5
3. Korea (South)  Light 1-2 7-7
4. Korea (South)  Shuttle 0-2 1-6

Group D[edit]

Group D Recap
1. Korea (South)  Horang2 2-0 6-3
2. Korea (South)  BeSt 2-1 8-4
3. Korea (South)  Stork 1-2 5-8
4. Korea (South)  Mind 0-2 2-6

Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Rain
3
Rain 
 BeSt
August 23, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea BeSt
0
 South Korea Snow
2
Snow 
 Jaedong
August 23, 2018 - 20:10 KST
 South Korea Jaedong
3
 South Korea Soulkey
3
Soulkey 
 Sharp
August 24, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea Sharp
1
 South Korea Horang2
2
Horang2 
 Last
August 24, 2018 - 20:20 KST
 South Korea Last
3
Semifinals (Bo7)
 South Korea Rain
0
Rain 
 Jaedong
August 30, 2018 - 19:00 KST
 South Korea Jaedong
4
 South Korea Soulkey
2
Soulkey 
 Last
August 31, 2018 - 19:00 KST
  
  
Fortress
 South Korea Last
4
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Jaedong
0
Jaedong 
 Last
September 8, 2018 - 16:30 KST
 South Korea Last
4

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
853
Quarterfinals
422
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Winner
1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. Zerg Zerg vs. Protoss Protoss vs. Terran Mirrors
Map # Σ Terran Zerg Terran % Σ Zerg Protoss Zerg % Σ Protoss Terran Protoss % Terran Zerg Protoss
Total Sum (Σ) 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0

Media[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Gallery[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]