2017 GSL vs the World
(≃ $96,000 USD
GSL vs the World is the second WCS Global Event of the year 2017 held on August 3-6 in Seoul, South Korea.
The event features an individual tournament as well as a team tournament in which the 16 top players from the WCS Korea and WCS Circuit face each other.
- Single Elimination Bracket:
- All matches are Bo5.
- Finals are Bo7.
- Captains for the two team are:
- Lim "NesTea" Jae Duk for Team GSL Allstars.
- Ilyes "Stephano" Satouri for Team World Allstars.
Casters and Host
₩108,000,000 KRW (≈ $96,000 USD *) are spread among the players as seen below:
A public voting was conducted to elect one champion of each race to both GSL and World teams.
Links to the voting pages can be found at wcs.starcraft2.com.
Team World received three players by popular vote while team GSL received four players with the fourth being the most voted second place from any of the race specific votes.
The voting ended on July 19, 2017 - 10:00 PDT.
|Round of 16|
||Eastern Europe||North America||Latin America||Asia||Oceania
|Round of 16
Data about number of viewers:
- The tournament's Overall peak was 261 795 viewers
- The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 23 507 viewers
- English streams peak was 18 178 viewers
- Russian streams peak was 2 076 viewers
- Chinese streams peak was 239 228 viewers
- Twitch.tv peak was 20 952 viewers