2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 1

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[e][h]2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 1
League Information
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 (≃ $159,452)
Start Date:
2018-01-06
End Date:
2018-03-31
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  Maru
South Korea  Stats
South Korea  soO
South Korea  Dark
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
 32
Number of Players:
32
11
9
12
Maps
Chronology


The 2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 is the first of the three 2018 StarCraft II World Championship Series seasons.

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

  • Played offline on Tuesday, December 26 and December 27 2017 at the AfreecaTV PC Bang, Hongik University, Seoul.
  • Day 1
    • Double elimination bracket
    • Top two of each group advances to Code .
  • Day 2
    • Players who fail to qualify on Day 1 can participate again on Day 2
    • Single-elimination until round of 4, then double elimination
    • Top two of each group advances to Code .
  • All rounds are Best of 3.
  • 32 players qualify for 2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 1: Code S.

Code S[edit]

  • 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]

Prize Pool[edit]

Code S[edit]

Place Prize (KRW) USD Points Seed
1st ₩40,000,000 $37,518 4,000 2018 WCS Global Finals
2nd ₩15,000,000 $14,069 2,800
3rd-4th ₩7,500,000 $7,034 1,900
5th-8th ₩5,000,000 $4,689 1,200
9th-12th ₩4,000,000 $3,751 800
13th-16th ₩4,000,000 $3,751 600
17th-24th ₩3,000,000 $2,813 300
25th-32nd ₩3,000,000 $2,813 200
Total ₩170,000,000 $159,452 25,000

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