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2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January

[e][h]2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
1v1, 2x Group play + Playoffs
1v1, Single-elimination
Prize pool:
₩144,900,000 (≃ $129,932 USD)
Start Date:
2011-01-02
End Date:
2011-01-29
Liquipedia Tier:
 Winners
South Korea  Mvp
South Korea  NesTea
Sweden  Jinro
 Winners
South Korea  TOP
South Korea  ByuN
South Korea  Lyn
South Korea  sC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
 32 32
Number of Players:
64
18
28
18
Maps
Chronology

Map Pool[edit]

This tournament used the same map pool as GSL 2 & GSL 3:

Blistering Sands • Delta Quadrant • Jungle Basin • Lost Temple • Metalopolis • Scrap Station • Shakuras Plateau • Steppes of War • Xel'Naga Caverns

Information[edit]

Ro32~Ro16[edit]

  • Code S players each eliminated 1 map
  • Code A players each eliminated 1 map

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool was ₩144 900 000 (Approximately $129 932 USD, €95 475 EUR).

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool was ₩132 000 000 (Approximately $118 364 USD, €86 975 EUR), divided among participants as follows:

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 29, 2011: 1,000 KRW = 0.89670 USD.

Code A[edit]

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 29, 2011: 1,000 KRW = 0.89670 USD.

Trivia[edit]

  • There were two Code S foreigners in this tournament: Jinro, IdrA, and 2 Code A foreigners: Ret, Loner.
  • Pepsi remains the sponsor of the event.
  • Bleach (ByuN) was the first player in the GSL to switch race, from Protoss to Terran.
  • MarineKing was the first player to make it to two GSL finals.
  • This GSL saw the first Mirror Match-up and 4-0 Win in the Final.
  • Mvp became the first Terran champion.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Winner
1
Final Match
2
Semi Finals
31
Quarter Finals
242
Ro16
493
Ro32
9149
UD: After
565
UD: Before
556
UD: + Total
699
UD: Before
143
UD: After
134
Winner
1
Final Match
2
Semi Finals
4
Quarter Finals
143
Ro16
385
Ro32
9149

See also[edit]

External links[edit]