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Arena of Legends: The King of Kongs

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[e][h]The King of Kongs
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Online
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1, Group Stage, Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize pool:
₩3,640,000 KRW
(≃ $3,151 USD)
Start Date:
2012-01-02
End Date:
2012-01-05
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
8
1
3
4
Maps


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.[1]

Format[edit]

  • 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

Prize Pool[edit]

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 5, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.86558 USD.

Participants[edit]

Protoss (1) Terran (3) Zerg (4)
Old GenerationsOld Generations
South Korea InCa
PrimePrime
South Korea MarineKing
MVPMVP
South Korea DongRaeGu
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea RainBOw
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea July
Old GenerationsOld Generations
South Korea TOP
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
South Korea KangHo
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports
South Korea Leenock

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
January 2, 2012 18:10 KST
1. South Korea Zerg KangHo 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran MarineKing 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Terran TOP 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea Zerg Leenock 0-2 2-4
Group A Matches
Leenock
1
2
TOP
MarineKing
0
2
KangHo
MarineKing
KangHo
TOP
0
2
KangHo
Leenock
1
2
MarineKing
TOP
0
2
MarineKing
TOP
MarineKing
Group B
January 3, 2012 18:10 KST
1. South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zerg July 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea Protoss InCa 1-2 4-4
4. South Korea Terran RainBOw 0-2 0-4
Group B Matches
RainBOw
0
2
DongRaeGu
RainBOw
DongRaeGu
July
0
2
DongRaeGu
InCa
2
0
RainBOw

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South KoreaKangHo
3
South KoreaJuly
1
KangHo
July
South KoreaMarineKing
1
South KoreaDongRaeGu
3
MarineKing
DongRaeGu
South KoreaKangHo
1
South KoreaDongRaeGu
4

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Play
134
Semifinals
13
Finals
2
Winner
1

Trivia[edit]

  • 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.

References[edit]