Suomen StarCraft-Liiga (Finnish StarCraft League) is a Finnish league started by Fuzer.
Suomen StarCraft Liiga
Mad Catz, XMG
1v1, Double Elimination Groups, Single Elimination Playoffs
500 EUR (≃ $677.83)
Suomen StarCraft-Liiga (Finnish StarCraft League) is organized by the retired progamer Fuzer. 8 players are going to be invited and 8 other will join through ladder qualification. There will be Finnish casting by Fuzer and English casting by j0su.
The players who manage to rank up the most ladder points in a week qualifiy. Boosting players (arranging for free wins) is not allowed and will get one disqualified.
The group stage is played in double elimination format (similar to WCS) with best of 3 matches.
- The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other in best of 3 matches.
- 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 next round.
- The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
- The loser places fourth in the group, will drop out of the tournament.
- 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 next round.
- The loser places third in the group and will drop out of the tournament.
The eight remaining players will be put in a single-elimination bracket. All matches are best of 5 except the final which is a best of 7.
The map pool for the group stages and the quarter finals is:
- Bel'Shir Vestige LE
- Frost LE
- Polar Night LE
- Whirlwind LE
- Yeonsu LE
For the semifinals and the final, two maps were added to the map pool after ladder season six started on November 11:
- Star Station TE
- Alterzim Stronghold TE
€500 are spread among the players as seen below. There will also be hardware prizes.
Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on November 23, 2013: 1 EUR = 1.35567 USD.