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2017 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code S

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[e][h]2017 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code S
League Information
Series:
Sponsor(s):
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Code
Ro32 & Ro16 Group play
Ro8 and on Single-elimination
Prize pool:
₩170,000,000 KRW
(≃ $152,100 USD)
Start Date:
2017-04-19
End Date:
2017-06-24
Liquipedia tier:
Player breakdown
Number of players:
32
12
10
10
Code S 32
Maps
Chronology


The 2017 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 is the second of three of the 2017 StarCraft II World Championship Series Korea.

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

  • Offline open qualifier.
    • Players are divided into 14 groups.
    • Single-elimination until round of 4, then double elimination with top two advancing to Code .
    • All rounds are best-of-3.

Code S[edit]

  • 4 players qualified from the top 4 of last season.
  • Group Stage #1 (Round of 32): Dual Tournament format.
    • Best-of-three.
    • The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other.
    • The winners of these matches will then face each other in the Winner’s match.
    • The victor places first in the group and advances to the Round of 16.
    • The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
      • The loser places fourth in the group, and is eliminated from Code . They may re-qualify through next season's qualifier.
    • The loser of the Winner’s match and the winner of the Loser’s match will face each other in a fifth match.
      • The winner gets second place in the group and advances to the Round of 16.
      • The loser places third in the group, and is eliminated from Code . They may re-qualify through next season's qualifier.
  • Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
    • Group Nominations.
    • Best-of-three.
    • The 4 players of each group in Round of 16 will face off similar to Round of 32.
    • Players who place 3rd and 4th in their group are eliminated from Code . They may re-qualify through next season's qualifier.
  • Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
    • Quarterfinals: Best-of-five.
    • Semifinals: Best-of-seven.
      • All 4 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season's Code .
    • Finals: Best-of-seven.

Map Pool[edit]

Talents[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩170,000,000 KRW (≈ $152,100 USD *) and 25,000 WCS Korea Points are divided among participants.

The winner is awarded a WCS Global Finals seed.
* Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on 2017-04-01. [₩1,000 KRW ≈ $0.8947 USD]


Participants[edit]

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Group A
April 19, 2017 - 18:30 KST
1. South Korea Terran INnoVation 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg Losira 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea Protoss sOs 1-2 4-4
4. South Korea Zerg Impact 0-2 1-4
Group A Matches
INnoVation
2
0
Losira
sOs
1
2
INnoVation
Impact
1
2
Losira

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
April 22, 2017 - 13:00 KST
1. South Korea Zerg ByuL 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Protoss Dear 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Terran Ryung 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Protoss Billowy 0-2 2-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Recap Group C
April 26, 2017 - 18:30 KST
1. South Korea Terran Maru 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg Dark 2-1 5-2
3. South Korea Zerg Curious 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea Protoss Super 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
April 29, 2017 - 13:00 KST
1. South Korea Terran GuMiho 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran aLive 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Protoss Creator 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Protoss Zest 0-2 0-4
Group D Matches
aLive
2
1
Creator
Creator
2
0
Zest
aLive
2
0
Creator

Group E[edit]

lrthread Group E
May 3, 2017 - 18:30 KST
1. South Korea Zerg soO 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Protoss Trap 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Zerg Solar 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Protoss Trust 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

lrthread Group F
May 6, 2017 - 13:00 KST
1. South Korea Terran TY 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zerg Rogue 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Protoss Patience 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea Terran Bunny 0-2 2-4
Group F Matches
Patience
2
1
Bunny
Rogue
2
0
Patience

Group G[edit]

lrthread Recap Group G
May 10, 2017 - 18:30 KST
1. South Korea Protoss Classic 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss Stats 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Terran KeeN 1-2 3-5
4. Canada Zerg Scarlett 0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

lrthread Recap Group H
May 13, 2017 - 13:00 KST
1. South Korea Terran ByuN 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss herO 2-1 5-2
3. Mexico Terran MajOr 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Zerg Armani 0-2 0-4
Group H Matches
herO
2
0
MajOr
Armani
0
2
ByuN
MajOr
2
0
Armani

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

  • Groups selections were held on May 17, 2017 - 18:30 KST. VOD

Group A[edit]

lrthread Recap Group A
May 24, 2017 - 18:30 KST
1. South Korea Terran GuMiho 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Protoss Stats 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Protoss Trap 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Zerg ByuL 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Recap Group B
May 27, 2017 - 13:00 KST
1. South Korea Protoss Classic 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Terran TY 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Terran aLive 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Terran INnoVation 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Recap Group C
May 31, 2017 - 18:30 KST
1. South Korea Terran ByuN 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg Rogue 2-1 5-2
3. South Korea Protoss herO 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Protoss Dear 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

lrthread Recap Group D
June 3, 2017 - 13:00 KST
1. South Korea Zerg soO 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Terran Maru 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea Zerg Dark 1-2 4-5
4. South Korea Zerg Losira 0-2 2-4

Playoffs[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Round of 32
121010
Round of 16
565
Quarterfinals
242
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1

VODs[edit]

Viewers Stats[edit]

Data about number of viewers[1]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 131,845 viewers.
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 25,092 viewers.
  • English streams peak was 20,516 viewers.
  • Russian streams peak was 1,037 viewers.
  • Chinese streams peak was 107,483 viewers.
  • Twitch.tv peak was 20,734 viewers.


The total time watched was 906,000 hours.
The average concurrent viewership was 34,232 viewers.

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Esports Charts (2017-22-09). "GSL Code S Season 2 detailed stats". esc.watch.