AoV iCCup StarLeague (ISL1)
On February 7th, 2011, StarCraft Brood War clan AoV announced their iCCup StarLeague. Sporting a prize pool of over $700, then upped to $1000, it was the biggest foreign Brood War event since TSL2.
- 20 days to qualify in ladder. (Feb 9 - Mar 1)
- The top 56 players then played in a four player bracket tournament. (fourteen groups with 28 players ultimately advancing)
- Four people were invited directly into the Ro32.
- The round of 32 was casted; a losers' bracket existed for those who were defeated at this stage.
- Bo3 brackets, Bo5 semifinals, Bo7 finals.
- Ladder Qualification: February 9th, 2011 - March 1st, 2011 until 11:59PM EST
- Bracket 1-5: March 5th, 2011
- Bracket 6-10: March 12th, 2011
- Bracket 11-14: March 19th, 2011
- ISL Begins: March 26th, 2011
- 5th-8th place received 25 bitcoins (valued at $41.75 at the time of tournament completion).
The winner of ISL was granted a live casted and streamed match versus none other than INfeRnaL himself.
- Organization: LRM)Game
- Counter Abuse: iCCup.NoOne, Joekim, LRM)Game
- Casting: Sayle
- Sponsors: sYz-Adrenaline, Elegant[AoV], a1k1a4k1, Megashira[AoV]