2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 1

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[e][h]2018 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 (≃ $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
Chronology


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.

The tournament featured 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 began on Thursday July 19, 2018. Matches are broadcasted every week on Thursday and Friday, 19:00 KST. English coverage is 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 Breaker 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 Recap
1. South Korea  Rain 2-0 6-2
2. South Korea  Last 2-1 6-6
3. South Korea  Mini 1-2 6-6
4. South Korea  Movie 0-2 2-6

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

Group D Recap
1. South Korea  Horang2 2-0 6-3
2. South Korea  BeSt 2-1 8-4
3. South Korea  Stork 1-2 5-8
4. South Korea  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
Blue StormBlue Storm    15 5 4 1 80% 3 2 1 67% 4 4 0 100% - - 3
Circuit BreakerCircuit Breaker    18 6 4 2 67% 2 1 1 50% 4 2 2 50% 2 - 4
Fighting SpiritFighting Spirit    17 5 4 1 80% 4 4 0 100% 4 2 2 50% 2 - 2
Fortress SEFortress SE    9 1 0 1 0% 2 1 1 50% 3 0 3 0% 1 - 2
GladiatorGladiator    20 5 2 3 40% 4 1 3 25% 4 4 0 100% 2 - 5
Polaris RhapsodyPolaris Rhapsody    14 5 2 3 40% - - - - 4 3 1 75% - - 5
RoadkillRoadkill    19 5 3 2 60% 5 5 0 100% 5 2 3 40% 1 - 3
Total Sum (Σ) 112 32 19 13 59% 20 14 6 70% 28 17 11 61% 8 0 24

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