2012 GSL World Championship
Team League: 5x 1v1 Bo1,
1x 1v1 Bo3 Ace Match
Korean All Stars
World All Stars
The 2012 GSL World Championship was an event held at IPL 5, organized by both IGN and GOMTV, where a team of all-stars from South Korea took on top players from Europe, America and South-East Asia/Oceania in a team league format.
Korean players were chosen by GSL ranking.
NaNiwa and Stephano were invited, and then the rest of the players for the rest of the world were chosen by popular vote, followed by two qualifiers, one for Europe, and one for North America.
This tournament uses the same map pool as IPL 5, and 3 additional maps:
- Cloud Kingdom • Whirlwind • Entombed Valley • Bel'Shir Vestige • Abyssal City • Antiga Shipyard • Daybreak • Ohana • Metropolis
The tournament consists in 3 rounds:
- Round 1: 5 1v1 matches will be played between the two teams.
- Round 2: both teams will face off in an All-Kill Format team match.
- Round 3: ace match: one final 1v1 in best of 3 will be played if the score is 1 - 1.
- * Squirtle replaces Mvp, who is not able to participate.
- ** VortiX replaced NaNiwa for the second day, as NaNiwa's gear was stolen and no appropriate replacement was found as he is left handed.