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GIGABYTE ESPORTS LAN Invitational

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[e][h]GIGABYTE ESPORTS LAN Invitational
League Information
Organizer:
SoCal eSports
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States United States
Format:
1v1, Group Stage,
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize Pool:
$11,000 USD
Start Date:
2012-06-15
End Date:
2012-06-17
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Participants
Number of Players:
24
Protoss 8
Terran 9
Zerg 7
Maps

The GIGABYTE ESPORTS LAN Invitational was an invite-only tournament that was held from June 15–17, at Cal Poly Pomona in Pomona, CA.

About[edit]

The GIGABYTE ESPORTS LAN was a competitive gaming event that took place in Southern California a week after MLG's 2012 Spring Championship.

Twenty-four invited players competed for a share of an $11,000 in a StarCraft II tournament prize pool. In addition, eight League of Legends teams competed for a share of a $10,000 prize pool.

The event was hosted by Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico and Tricia "megumixbear" Sugita, with Gwin, Thundertoss, DoA, Azael, Zoia, JoRoSaR and Axeltoss providing in-game commentary.

A crowd shot from the GESL.

Talents[edit]

  • Commentators:

Prize Pool[edit]

$11,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage
    • Round-robin group stage format, with the player pool divided into four groups of six players each
    • Each match was best-of-three
    • The bottom two players in each group were eliminated from the tournament
  • Playoffs
    • Remaining 16 players were seeded into a single-elimination bracket according to their group results
    • Round of 16 and quarterfinals were best-of-three
    • Semifinals were best-of-five
    • Finals were best-of-seven

Additionally, there was no extended series rule in effect for this tournament.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (8) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (7)
It's Gosu eSportsIt's Gosu eSports
South Korea HwangSin
Team EmpireTeam Empire
Serbia Beastyqt
Team EmpireTeam Empire
South Korea viOLet
Infinity SevenInfinity Seven
United States Insur
It's Gosu eSportsIt's Gosu eSports
United States STX
CheckSix GamingCheckSix Gaming
United States Mystik
Infinity SevenInfinity Seven
United States Axslav
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
United Kingdom DeMusliM
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
United States Machine
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
United States Caliber
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming
United States theognis
CheckSix GamingCheckSix Gaming
South Korea Sleep
SlayerSSlayerS
South Korea Alicia
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming
United States Illusion
MVPMVP
South Korea Monster
MVPMVP
South Korea TAiLS
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
United States KawaiiRice
United States daisuki *
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
South Korea inori
SlayerSSlayerS
South Korea Clide
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
South Korea Golden *
It's Gosu eSportsIt's Gosu eSports
United States Rhythm *
SlayerSSlayerS
South Korea Ryung
MVPMVP
South Korea Dream

* Scarlett, qxc, and SeleCT will be unable to attend. Golden, daisuki, and Rhythm will replace them.[1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Groups were drawn live on the first day of the event.

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Protoss inori 5-0 10-0
2. South Korea Zerg Monster 4-1 8-3
3. South Korea Zerg Golden 3-2 7-6
4. United States Protoss Insur 2-3 5-6
5. United States Zerg Machine 1-4 3-8
6. United States Zerg Mystik 0-5 0-10

Playoffs[edit]

Played on June 17, 2012

Round of 16 (Bo3)
Quarterfinals (Bo3)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South KoreaProtossinori
2
United StatesProtossAxslav
0
South KoreaTerranClide
0
South KoreaZergSleep
2
South KoreaProtossinori
0
South KoreaZergSleep
2
South KoreaProtossTAiLS
1
South KoreaZergGolden
2
South KoreaTerranDream
2
South KoreaProtossHwangSin
0
South KoreaZergGolden
2
South KoreaTerranDream
1
South KoreaZergSleep
3
South KoreaZergGolden
2
South KoreaTerranRyung
2
United StatesTerranIllusion
0
United KingdomTerranDeMusliM
0
South KoreaZergMonster
2
South KoreaTerranRyung
0
South KoreaZergMonster
2
South KoreaZergviOLet
2
United StatesTerranKawaiiRice
0
South KoreaProtossAlicia
2
United StatesProtossInsur
0
South KoreaZergviOLet
2
South KoreaProtossAlicia
0
South KoreaZergMonster
3
South KoreaZergviOLet
2
South KoreaZergSleep
2
South KoreaZergMonster
4
Third Place Match
Third Place Match
3rd Place
3rd
South KoreaZergGolden
2
South KoreaZergviOLet
3

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
897
Round of 16
664
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Winner
1

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