The King of Kongs
1v1, Group Stage, Single-elimination Playoffs
(≃ $3,151 USD
Another Arena of Legends tournament held by GOMTV. The event is meant to find the real inheritor of the Kong-line, with the participation of eight runner-ups of 2011 GSL season.
- Round of 8: Group Play - Double-elimination played in Bo3
- Round of 4 to Final: Single-elimination bracket played in Bo5 in semifinals and in Bo7 in finals
Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 5, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.86558 USD.
- The term "Kong" refers to the legacy of Brood War legend YellOw who was famous for getting second place in major tournaments (Notably to BoxeR) while winning special tournaments.
- A Kong is Korean for a pea.
- To be a part of the Kong line, a player must never win a major starleague and must win many special tournaments.