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2017 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1

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[e][h]2017 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1
League Information
Series:
Sponsor(s):
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Premier
Ro10 Group play
Ro4 and on Single-elimination
Challenge
Ro10 Group play
Ro6 and on Single-elimination
Prize Pool:
₩75,500,000 KRW
(≃ $66,870 USD)
Start Date:
2017-03-20
End Date:
2017-06-10
Liquipedia Tier:
Participants
Number of Players:
20
Protoss 7
Terran 9
Zerg 4
Maps
Chronology


Information[edit]

The 2017 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1 is one of the two Korean leagues of the 2017 StarCraft II World Championship Series Korea.

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

  • Round 1
    • Single-elimination, all matches best-of-three.
    • Top 20 advance to Round 2.
  • Round 2
    • 5 groups of 4 players played in dual-tournament (GSL) format.
    • All matches best-of-three.
    • Top two players from each group advance to Premier.
    • Bottom two players from each group advance to Challenge.

Premier[edit]

  • Pennant Race
    • Single round-robin group of 10 players.
      • All matches best-of-three.
      • Top four players advance to Post Season.
      • Fifth place qualifies for Premier for Season 2.
      • Sixth and seventh place advances to Fast Lane: Day One.
      • Eighth place advances to Fast Lane: Day Two.
      • Bottom two players are relegated to Challenge for Season 2.
    • Prize money:
      • Each series awards ₩1,000,000 (≈$885)
        • 2-0: ₩800,000 (≈$710) for the winner, ₩200,000 (≈$175) for the loser.
        • 2-1: ₩700,000 (≈$620) for the winner, ₩300,000 (≈$265) for the loser.
  • Post Season
    • Match 1
      • 3rd place from round robin vs 4th place.
      • Best-of-five.
    • Match 2
      • 2nd place from round robin vs winner of Match 1.
      • Best-of-five.
    • Grand Finals
      • 1st place from round robin vs winner of Match 2.
      • Best-of-seven.

Challenge[edit]

  • First Stage
    • Two round-robin groups of five players each.
    • All matches best-of-three.
    • Top three players from each group advance to Challenge: Second Stage.
    • Bottom two players are eliminated from SSL and must re-qualify.
    • Prize money:
      • Each series awards ₩300,000 (≈$265)
        • ₩200,000 (≈$175) for the winner, ₩100,000 (≈$90) for the loser.
  • Second Stage
    • Single round-robin group of 6 players.
    • All matches best-of-five.
    • First place advances directly to Premier for Season 2.
    • Second and third place advance to Fast Lane: Day One.
    • Fourth place advances to Fast Lane: Day Two.
    • Fifth and sixth place are eliminated from SSL and must re-qualify.
    • Prize money:
      • Each series awards ₩500,000 (≈$440)
        • ₩300,000 (≈$265) for the winner, ₩200,000 (≈$175) for the loser.

Fast Lane[edit]

  • Day One
    • A single group of 4 players played in dual-tournament (GSL) format.
      • Sixth and seventh place from Premier Season 1.
      • Second and third place from Challenge Season 1.
    • All matches best-of-three.
    • Top two players from each group advance to Premier for Season 2.
    • Bottom two players move on to Fast Lane: Day Two.
  • Day Two
    • A single group of 4 players played in dual-tournament (GSL) format.
      • Bottom two players from Fast Lane: Day One.
      • Eight place from Premier Season 1.
      • Fourth place from Challenge Season 1.
    • All matches best-of-three.
    • Top two players from each group advance to Premier for Season 2.
    • Bottom two players are relegated to Challenge for Season 2.

Prize Pool[edit]

Place Prize (KRW) USD Points
1st ₩10,000,000 $8,860 1,500
2nd ₩5,000,000 $4,430 1,050
3rd ₩2,000,000 $1,770 675
4th - - 675
Total ₩17,000,000 $15,060 3,900