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2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2

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[e][h]2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Code
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Code
Single-elimination
Prize Pool:
₩172,800,000 KRW
(≃ $147,945 USD)
Start Date:
2012-03-10
End Date:
2012-05-19
Liquipedia Tier:
Participants
Number of Players:
64
Protoss 25
Terran 29
Zerg 18
Maps
Chronology

Map Pool[edit]

Antiga Shipyard • Cloud Kingdom • Crossfire SE* • Daybreak • Dual Sight • Entombed Valley • Metropolis • ESV Ohana** • Atlantis Spaceship**

* Crossfire SE will be used only for Up & Down matches.[1]

** Crossfire SE and Bel'Shir Beach were removed from the map pool and subsequently replaced by ESV Ohana and Atlantis Spaceship [2]

The following maps have been modified: Antiga Shipyard, Bel'Shir Beach, Crossfire SE, and Dual Sight.[3] Gold bases have been turned into normal expansions on all maps.

Information[edit]

2012 Schedule compared to 2011.
The New 2012 GSL Sponsorship League format.

Code S[edit]

This is the GSL's main tournament, where 32 players compete for the championship. See the Code S page for more details.

  • Round of 32:
  • 4 player groups, Bo3 dual tournament format.
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Ro16
  • 3rd place will drop into Code Ro32
  • 4th place will drop into Code Ro48
  • Round of 16:
  • 4 player groups, Bo3 dual tournament format.
  • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Ro8
  • 3rd and 4th places will drop into Code Ro24
  • Round of 8:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the championship
  • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next tournament's Code
  • Code Casters:

Code A[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" closely integrated with Code .

  • Round of 48
  • Round consists of 40 qualified players and 8 Ro32 4th place finishers
  • Winners advance to Ro32
  • Losers must requalify
  • Round of 32
  • Round consists of 24 Ro48 winners and 8 Ro32 3rd place finishers
  • Winners advance to Ro24
  • Losers will play in the Up & Down matches
  • Round of 24
  • The Code qualification round
  • Round consists of 16 Ro32 winner and 8 Ro16 3rd and 4th place finishers
  • Winners advance to next tournament's Code
  • Losers will play in the Up & Down matches
  • Code Casters:

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from Code Ro32 and Ro24 will join 2 seeded international players to make 30 Up & Down players.
  • These 30 players will be divided into 5 groups of 6.
  • First and second place from each group, a total of 10 players, will receive Code status.
  • The remaining 20 players will be in Code for the next GSL.
  • Up & Down Casters:

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool is ₩172,800,000 (Approximately $147,945 USD) divided among participants as follows:

Code S[edit]

The Code S prize pool is ₩132,000,000 (Approximately $112,936 USD) divided among participants as follows:

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on May 19, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.8555784 USD.

Code A[edit]

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on May 17, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.8580509 USD.

Trivia[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Code Winner
1
: Final Match
11
: Semi Finals
31
: Round of 8
53
: Round of 16
772
: Round of 32
10157
UD: Promotions
253
UD: Before
733
UD: + Total
10117
UD: Before
464
UD: Demotions
864
: To Code
255
: Round of 24
3147
: Round of 32
8159
: Round of 48
171813

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]