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2012 GSL Blizzard Cup

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[e][h]2012 GSL Blizzard Cup
League Information
Organizer(s):
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
1v1, Group Stage,
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize Pool:
68,000,000 KRW (≃ $63,294.11 USD)
Start Date:
2012-12-17
End Date:
2012-12-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
10
4
1
5
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The GSL Blizzard Cup is a tournament organized by GOMTV, which plans to look back at and to conclude the year 2012.[1]

Format[edit]

The 2012 GSL Tour Grand Finals format.
  • 10 players will be divided in 2 groups of 5.
  • Best of 3 matches, round robin.
  • The 3 top players of each group advance to the playoffs.
  • Group A 1st vs (Group A 3rd vs Group B 2nd)
  • Group B 1st vs (Group B 3rd vs Group A 2nd)

Prize Pool[edit]

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on December 22, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.93080 USD.

2012 GSL Tour Awards[edit]

The 2012 GSL Tour Awards will be given in the following categories:

Award ID
Best Match (User Vote) Mvp vs Squirtle in 2012 GSL Season 2: Code S finals
Outstanding Player of Each Race (Chosen by Reporters)  TaeJa  PartinG  Life
Best Ceremony  Seed
Special Award for promoting eSports  NaDa and Hot6iX
Best Rookie award (Chosen by Reporters)  Life
Most Popular Team (User Vote) Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
Most Popular Player (User Vote)  Mvp
Best Coach (Chosen by Reporters) FXOpen e-Sports Coach -  Choya
Best Race Players (By GSL Points for Each Race)  Mvp  Seed  Sniper
Best Player (Winner of 2012 GSL Blizzard Cup)  Life

Qualified Players[edit]

Global StarCraft II League IGN ProLeague Season 5
Point Ranking Top 3 Winner Runner-Up
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
South Korea  Mvp
MVPMVP
South Korea  Sniper
MVPMVP
South Korea  DongRaeGu
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports
South Korea  Leenock
AZUBUAZUBU
South Korea  viOLet
2012 OSL Season 1 2012 Battle.net WC 2012 MLG Fall Championship DreamHack Winter 2012 World Cyber Games 2012
Winner Winner Winner Winner Winner
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea  Rain
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea  PartinG *
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea  Life
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
South Korea  HerO
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea  PartinG *

* As PartinG won both the 2012 Battle.net World Championship and the World Cyber Games 2012, Seed as the next highest, non-qualified, player in the GSL Point Ranking takes his second spot.[2]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group A
December 17, 2012 - 13:10 KST
1. South Korea  Leenock 3-1 7-4
2. South Korea  PartinG 3-1 7-4
3. South Korea  DongRaeGu 3-1 7-5
4. South Korea  HerO 1-3 5-6
5. South Korea  Mvp 0-4 1-8
preview lrthread Interview Recap Group B
December 18, 2012 - 13:10 KST
1. South Korea  Sniper 3-1 7-2
2. South Korea  Life 3-1 6-4
3. South Korea  viOLet 2-2 4-5
4. South Korea  Seed 1-3 4-6
5. South Korea  Rain 1-3 3-7

Legend[edit]

Legend
Matches Won-Lost | Games Won-Lost
Advance to Semifinals
Advances to Round of 6
Fate not yet determined.
Eliminated.

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 6 (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South KoreaDongRaeGu
2
South KoreaLife
3
DongRaeGu
Life
South KoreaLeenock
1
South KoreaLife
3
Leenock
Life
South KoreaPartinG
3
South KoreaviOLet
2
South KoreaSniper
0
South KoreaPartinG
3
Sniper
PartinG
December 20, 2012 - 09:10UTC
South KoreaLife
4
South KoreaPartinG
2

Heart of the Swarm Invitational[edit]

Round of 4 (Bo1)
Final
Final
F
South KoreaDongRaeGu
1
South KoreaBaBy
0
DongRaeGu
BaBy
December 22, 2012 - 06:30UTC
South KoreaNesTea
1
South KoreaBisu
0
NesTea
Bisu
December 22, 2012 - 06:30UTC
South KoreaDongRaeGu
2
South KoreaNesTea
0
DongRaeGu
NesTea
December 22, 2012 - 06:30UTC

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Round of 10
415
Round of 6
15
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Winner
1

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "GSL Tour Finals + 2013 GSL Tour Details". 30 November 2012.
  2. Waxangel (2012-12-03). "next highest GSL point player". Twitter.com.