2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 2

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[e][h]2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 2
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
KStar Group
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:
2018-10-18
End Date:
2018-12-15
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
4
6
6
Maps
Chronology


The 2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 2, or KSL Season 2, is an offline tournament, organized by Blizzard.

The tournament features open online qualifiers leading into offline ones. 12 best players from the offline qualifiers will participate in the main tournament along with top 4 of 2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 1.

Round of 16 play begins on October 18, 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.

Tournament Information[edit]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (6)
From 2018 Korea StarCraft League Season 1 (3)
South Korea Rain South Korea Last South Korea Jaedong 1
 —  — South Korea Soulkey
From the Qualifiers (13)
South Korea Jaehoon South Korea JyJ South Korea Action
South Korea Mini South Korea Light South Korea Killer
South Korea Movie South Korea Leta South Korea Larva
 — South Korea Mind South Korea Modesty
 — South Korea Sharp South Korea Where

1 Jaedong forfeits his seed from the previous season for undisclosed reasons. His spot is thus given to the qualifiers.

Prize Pool[edit]

Prize pool of total ₩80,000,000 are distributed as follows:

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]

Benzene Circuit Breaker Eddy Fighting Spirit Neo Aztec New Heartbreak Ridge Roadkill
Benzene Circuit Breakers Eddy Fighting Spirit Aztec Heartbreak Ridge 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 preview
1. South Korea  Rain 2-0 6-1
2. South Korea  Where 2-1 6-6
3. South Korea  Light 1-2 5-6
4. South Korea  Action 0-2 2-6

Group B[edit]

Group B preview
1. South Korea  Mind 2-0 6-1
2. South Korea  Soulkey 2-1 6-6
3. South Korea  Mini 1-2 6-8
4. South Korea  Killer 0-2 3-6

Group C[edit]

Group C preview
1. South Korea  Larva 2-0 6-4
2. South Korea  Sharp 2-1 8-6
3. South Korea  Jaehoon 1-2 6-8
4. South Korea  Movie 0-2 4-6

Group D[edit]

Group D preview
1. South Korea  Last 2-0 6-1
2. South Korea  Leta 2-1 8-4
3. South Korea  Modesty 1-2 4-8
4. South Korea  JyJ 0-2 1-6

Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Rain
3
Rain 
 Leta
November 29, 2018 - 19:00 KST
  
Eddy
 South Korea Leta
0
 South Korea Mind
0
Mind 
 Sharp
November 29, 2018 - 20:30 KST
 South Korea Sharp
3
 South Korea Soulkey
3
Soulkey 
 Larva
November 30, 2018 - 19:00 KST
  
Eddy
 South Korea Larva
1
 South Korea Last
3
Last 
 Where
November 30, 2018 - 20:30 KST
  
Benzene
 South Korea Where
0
Semifinals (Bo7)
 South Korea Rain
3
Rain 
 Sharp
December 6, 2018 - 19:00 KST
  
Eddy
  
Benzene
 South Korea Sharp
4
 South Korea Soulkey
4
Soulkey 
 Last
December 7, 2018 - 19:00 KST
  
Eddy
 South Korea Last
0
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Sharp
Sharp 
 Soulkey
December 15, 2018 - 16:00 KST
 South Korea Soulkey

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
466
Quarterfinals
143
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Winner
NYD

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
BenzeneBenzene    15 6 4 2 67% 3 0 3 0% 4 4 0 100% - 1 1
Circuit BreakerCircuit Breaker    22 10 5 5 50% 3 2 1 67% 4 1 3 25% 1 3 1
EddyEddy    17 6 3 3 50% 3 2 1 67% 5 2 3 40% - 3 -
Fighting SpiritFighting Spirit    18 4 2 2 50% 2 2 0 100% 7 4 3 57% 4 - 1
Neo AztecNeo Aztec    14 4 3 1 75% 3 1 2 33% 3 0 3 0% 1 2 1
New Heartbreak RidgeNew Heartbreak Ridge    32 12 8 4 67% 5 2 3 40% 7 5 2 71% 4 3 1
RoadkillRoadkill    13 3 1 2 33% 3 2 1 67% 3 2 1 67% 3 1 -
Total Sum (Σ) 131 45 26 19 58% 22 11 11 50% 33 18 15 55% 13 13 5

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