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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 (9) Terran (8) Zerg (6)
From the 2012 MLG Winter Arena (16)
Netherlands Grubby 
United Kingdom DeMusliM 
South Korea DongRaeGu 
Canada HuK 
South Korea GanZi 
Sweden HayprO 1
South Korea MC 
South Korea MarineKing 
Netherlands Ret 
Sweden NaNiwa 
South Korea TheStC 
South Korea viOLet 
South Korea Oz 
South Korea PartinG 
Sweden SaSe 1
Germany Socke 
From the Open Bracket (8)
South Korea JYP 
South Korea aLive 
South Korea CrazymoviNG 
South Korea Heart 
Canada Ostojiy 
South Korea Rain 
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]

Championship Losers' Bracket Round 1-6[edit]

From OLB Round 9
 Canada DdoRo
0
DdoRo 
 Golden
March 24, 2012
 South Korea Golden
2
 South Korea SeleCT
2
SeleCT 
 HasuObs
March 24, 2012
 Germany HasuObs
0
 USA Axslav
0
Axslav 
 PuMa
March 24, 2012
 South Korea PuMa
2
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt 
 IdrA
March 24, 2012
 USA IdrA
0
#6 from Pool Play
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
ThorZaIN 
 Golden
March 24, 2012
 South Korea Golden
2
 Netherlands Grubby
0
Grubby 
 SeleCT
March 24, 2012
 South Korea SeleCT
2
 Germany Socke
2
Socke 
 PuMa
March 24, 2012
 South Korea PuMa
1
 Canada Ostojiy
0
Ostojiy 
 Polt
March 24, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
#5 from Pool Play
 South Korea Rain
0
Rain 
 Golden
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Golden
2
 Sweden SaSe
2
SaSe 
 SeleCT
March 25, 2012
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
0
DeMusliM 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 USA KawaiiRice
0
KawaiiRice 
 Polt
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
#4 from Pool Play
 Netherlands Ret
2
Ret 
 Golden
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Golden
1
 Sweden HayprO
0
HayprO 
 SaSe
March 25, 2012
 Sweden SaSe
2
 South Korea CrazymoviNG
1
CrazymoviNG 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea Oz
1
Oz 
 Polt
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
#3 from Pool Play
 South Korea JYP
2
JYP 
 Ret
March 25, 2012
 Netherlands Ret
1
 South Korea viOLet
2
viOLet 
 SaSe
March 25, 2012
 Sweden SaSe
0
 South Korea TheStC
1
TheStC 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
2
 South Korea MC
2
MC 
 Polt
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Polt
1
#2 from Pool Play
 South Korea GanZi
2
GanZi 
 JYP
March 25, 2012
 South Korea JYP
0
 South Korea aLive
0
aLive 
 viOLet
March 25, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
2
 Canada HuK
4
HuK 
 Socke
March 25, 2012
 Germany Socke
1
 Sweden NaNiwa
2
NaNiwa 
 MC
March 25, 2012
 South Korea MC
1

Championship Bracket Round 7-11[edit]

 
 
#1 from Pool Play
 South Korea MarineKing
2
MarineKing 
 PartinG
March 25, 2012
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea Heart
0
Heart 
 DongRaeGu
March 25, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
2
Winners Finals
 South Korea MarineKing
2
MarineKing 
 DongRaeGu
March 25, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
Losers Round 7 (Ro8)
 South Korea GanZi
2
GanZi 
 viOLet
March 25, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
1
 Canada HuK
2
HuK 
 NaNiwa
March 25, 2012
 Sweden NaNiwa
0
Losers Round 8
 South Korea Heart
2
Heart 
 GanZi
March 25, 2012
 South Korea GanZi
1
 South Korea PartinG
1
PartinG 
 HuK
March 25, 2012
 Canada HuK
2
4th place match
 South Korea Heart
4
Heart 
 HuK
March 25, 2012
 Canada HuK
2
Losers Finals
 South Korea DongRaeGu
4
DongRaeGu 
 Heart
March 25, 2012
 South Korea Heart
1
Grand Final
 South Korea MarineKing
5
MarineKing 
 DongRaeGu
March 25, 2012
 South Korea DongRaeGu
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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