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2012 MLG Spring Arena 1

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[e][h]2012 MLG Spring Arena 1
League Information
Series:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States New York
Format:
1v1
Round-robin Pool Play
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize Pool:
$10,900 USD
Start Date:
2012-04-20
End Date:
2012-04-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Participants
Number of Players:
8
Protoss 3
Terran 3
Zerg 2
Maps
Chronology


The 2012 MLG Spring Arena 1 is an eight-player tournament being held from April 20 to the 22nd in New York City. It is the first of two Arena events in the 2012 MLG Spring Season. The top eight finishers from 2012 MLG Winter Championship were invited to compete for a $10,900 prize pool and four all-expense-paid trips to the 2012 MLG Spring Championship to participate in that event's pool play. Just like it was with the first Arena in 2012, the event will be pay-per-view only. Clutch will host. Artosis, djWHEAT, Tasteless, itmeJP, Rob Simpson will provide primary commentary for the event, with Grubby, Axslav, qxc, and Sheth providing additional analysis throughout the broadcast. Adebisi will be the dedicated observer for the games.[1]

Format[edit]

Pool Play[edit]

  • 8 player round-robin group.
    • All matches consist of 3 games.
    • Top 6 players advance to Playoffs.
      • Top 2 players are seeded into the playoffs semifinals.

Playoffs[edit]

  • Single-elimination bracket.
    • All matches are Bo5.
    • Finals is Bo7.

Map Pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$10,900 is spread among the players.

The top 4 players will qualify and get an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to participate in the 2012 MLG Spring Arena 2. They will also be seeded into pool play and receive an all-expenses paid trip to the 2012 MLG Spring Championship in Anaheim.

The bottom 4 players will drop to the Invite-Only Online Qualifiers.

Talents[edit]

  • Analysts:
  • Observer:

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (3) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (2)
Qualified through 2012 MLG Winter Championship (8)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
Canada HuK
PrimePrime
South Korea MarineKing
MVPMVP
South Korea DongRaeGu
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea PartinG
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
South Korea Heart
Team EmpireTeam Empire
South Korea viOLet
SK GamingSK Gaming
South Korea MC*
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
South Korea GanZi

* NaNiwa decided to go to 2012 DreamHack Open Stockholm. MC will be his replacement.[1]

Results[edit]

Pool Play[edit]

preview lrthread Group Stage
1. South Korea Terran MarineKing 6-1 14-7
2. South Korea Terran GanZi 4-3 13-8
3. South Korea Zerg viOLet 4-3 12-9
4. South Korea Protoss MC 4-3 11-10
5. South Korea Terran Heart 3-4 10-11
6. South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu 3-4 9-12
7. South Korea Protoss PartinG 3-4 9-12
8. Canada Protoss HuK 1-6 6-15

Player Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
332
Round of 6
132
Round of 4
31
Finals
11
Winner
1

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Additional Coverage[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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