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Calm Before the Storm

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[e][h]Calm Before the Storm
Map Information
Spawn Positions:
4 at at 1,5,7,11
Competition Span:
2011-11 – 2012-05

This map was introduced for GSL November. This map is a reinterpretation of Delta Quadrant [1], it is a Protoss friendly map designed for macro play with many bases to take.


  • 1.0 - Original map

Notable Features[edit]

  • 16 bases (0 gold bases) [2]
  • Nat to nat - 32 seconds [3]
  • Ramp leading down to in base expansion at every starting location.
  • One Xel'Naga Tower located in the middle of the map inside a LOS blocker.
  • Very narrow ramp to the natural third.
  • Destructible Rocks blocking the fourth base location.


Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Calm Before the Storm13929161355.2%22121054.5%51252649.0%13168

Played in Premier Tournaments

Start dateEnd dateTournament
2012-02-192012-05-05Iron Squid – Chapter IIron Squid – Chapter I
2012-01-272012-04-072012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 12012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1
2011-10-272011-12-072011 Global StarCraft II League November2011 Global StarCraft II League November