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2012 MLG Winter Championship

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[e][h]2012 MLG Winter Championship
League Information
Organizer(s):
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Columbus
Format:
1v1
Open Bracket
Pool Play
Championship Bracket
Prize Pool:
$76,000 USD
Start Date:
2012-03-23
End Date:
2012-03-25
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
272
Maps
Chronology


The 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Winter Championship is the final event of the 2012 MLG Winter season, to be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Format[edit]

Open Bracket[edit]

  • Double-elimination bracket.
    • All matches are Bo3.
  • Bottom 16 players of the 2012 MLG Winter Arena are seeded into the Open Winners Bracket Round 5.
  • Top 8 advance to Pool Play.
  • Next 8 advance to bottom of Championship Bracket.

Pool Play[edit]

  • 16 top players from the 2012 MLG Winter Arena.
  • 8 players from the Open Bracket.
  • 4 round-robin groups of 6 players.
    • All matches are Bo3.
  • All players advance to Championship Bracket.

Championship Bracket[edit]

  • 32 players in a double-elimination bracket with lower bracket gauntlet.
    • Seeding is determined by Pool Play group rank.
    • All matches are Bo3.
    • Extended Series rule: Rematches are Bo7 starting from the results of the previous meeting.

Map Pool[edit]

Talents[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$76,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Protoss (8) Terran (8) Zerg (6) Random (1)
From the 2012 MLG Winter Arena (16)
Netherlands Grubby
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
United Kingdom DeMusliM
MVPMVP
South Korea DongRaeGu
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
Canada HuK
South Korea GanZi
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Sweden HayprO 1
SK GamingSK Gaming
South Korea MC
South Korea MarineKing
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands Ret
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Oz
Old GenerationsOld Generations
South Korea TheStC
Team EmpireTeam Empire
South Korea viOLet
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea PartinG
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming
Sweden SaSe 1
Team ALTERNATETeam ALTERNATE
Germany Socke
From the Open Bracket (8)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea JYP
FnaticFnatic
South Korea aLive
Infinity SevenInfinity Seven
South Korea CrazymoviNG
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
United States KawaiiRice
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
South Korea Heart
It's Gosu eSportsIt's Gosu eSports
Canada Ostojiy
FnaticFnatic
South Korea Rain
mousesportsmousesports
Sweden ThorZaIN

1 NesTea and Leenock had to cancel, HayprO and SaSe were the next two seeds from the 2012 MLG Winter Arena.[3]

Results[edit]

Open Bracket[edit]

Main article: 2012 MLG Winter Championship Open Winners' Bracket
Main article: 2012 MLG Winter Championship Open Losers' Bracket

Pools[edit]

Pool A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool A
1. South Korea  MarineKing 5-0 10-1
2. South Korea  GanZi 3-2 8-5
3. South Korea  MC 2-3 5-8
4. South Korea  CrazymoviNG * 2-3 5-6
5. Sweden  SaSe 2-3 5-7
6. Sweden  ThorZaIN * 1-4 2-8

Pool B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool B
1. South Korea  DongRaeGu 5-0 10-2
2. Sweden  NaNiwa 3-2 7-4
3. South Korea  JYP * 3-2 7-5
4. Sweden  HayprO 2-3 4-8
5. United Kingdom  DeMusliM 1-4 5-9
6. Canada  Ostojiy * 1-4 3-8

Pool C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool C
1. South Korea  Heart * 5-0 10-4
2. Canada  HuK 4-1 9-3
3. South Korea  viOLet 3-2 8-5
4. Netherlands  Ret 1-4 5-8
5. United States  KawaiiRice * 1-4 3-8
6. Germany  Socke 1-4 2-9

Pool D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Pool D
1. South Korea  PartinG 4-1 9-4
2. South Korea  aLive * 3-2 8-4
3. South Korea  TheStC 3-2 6-5
4. South Korea  Oz 3-2 6-7
5. South Korea  Rain * 2-3 7-7
6. Netherlands  Grubby 0-5 2-10

* Player qualified via Open Bracket.

Championship Bracket[edit]

Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Semi-Finals
UB Semi-Finals
UB SF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Final
UB Final
Grand Final
Grand Final
GF
South KoreaMarineKing
2
South KoreaPartinG
1
South KoreaHeart
0
South KoreaDongRaeGu
2
South KoreaMarineKing
2
South KoreaDongRaeGu
1
Lower Round 1
Lower Round 1
LB Round 1
LB R1
Lower Round 2
Lower Round 2
LB Round 2
LB R2
Lower Round 3
Lower Round 3
LB Round 3
LB R3
Lower Round 4
Lower Round 4
LB Round 4
LB R4
Lower Round 5
Lower Round 5
LB Round 5
LB R5
Lower Round 6
Lower Round 6
LB Round 6
LB R6
Lower Round 7
Lower Round 7
LB Round 7
LB R7
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Quarter-Finals
LB Quarter-Finals
LB QF
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Semi-Finals
LB Semi-Finals
LB SF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Final
LB Final
CanadaDdoRo
0
South KoreaGolden
2
South KoreaGanZi
2
South KoreaJYP
0
South KoreaRain
0
South KoreaGolden
2
NetherlandsRet
2
South KoreaGolden
1
South KoreaJYP
2
NetherlandsRet
1
South KoreaGanZi
2
South KoreaJYP
0
South KoreaSeleCT
2
GermanyHasuObs
0
NetherlandsGrubby
0
South KoreaSeleCT
2
SwedenSaSe
2
South KoreaSeleCT
0
SwedenHayprO
0
SwedenSaSe
2
South KoreaviOLet
2
SwedenSaSe
0
South KoreaaLive
0
South KoreaviOLet
2
South KoreaGanZi
2
South KoreaviOLet
1
South KoreaHeart
2
South KoreaGanZi
1
United StatesAxslav
0
South KoreaPuMa
2
GermanySocke
2
South KoreaPuMa
1
United KingdomDeMusliM
0
GermanySocke
2
South KoreaCrazymoviNG
1
GermanySocke
2
South KoreaTheStC
1
GermanySocke
2
CanadaHuK
4
GermanySocke
1
South KoreaPolt
2
United StatesIdrA
0
CanadaOstojiy
0
South KoreaPolt
2
United StatesKawaiiRice
0
South KoreaPolt
2
South KoreaOz
1
South KoreaPolt
2
South KoreaMC
2
South KoreaPolt
1
SwedenNaNiwa
2
South KoreaMC
1
CanadaHuK
2
SwedenNaNiwa
0
South KoreaPartinG
1
CanadaHuK
2
South KoreaHeart
4
CanadaHuK
2
South KoreaDongRaeGu
4
South KoreaHeart
1
South KoreaMarineKing
5
South KoreaDongRaeGu
2
Extended Series rule:
Players who have met before play a best-of-seven series starting with the results from previous meeting. Extended finals will be best of 9.

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