From Liquipedia StarCraft Brood War Wiki
- Any non-Korean player can make a StarCraft: Remastered account with a BSL- tag and submit it on tournament's official web page.
- Top 14 players from the Ladder Stage get seeded directly into BSL16 ProLeague. Required minimum of games is 40.
- Players ranked #15 to #47 get seeded into BSL16 GosuLeague. Required minimum of games is 25.
- Players ranked #48 to #79 get seeded into BSL16 HasuLeague. Required minimum of games is 25.
- All remaining Ladder Stage participants who completed at least 25 ladder games get seeded into BSL16 ChoboLeague.
- A total of three Open tours, three Chobo tours are part of BSL16 ladder season.
- The top 15 - 32 players from the Ladder Stage will play in the Last Chance Tournament for the last spot in BSL16 ProLeague.