The 2015 Global Starcraft II League Season is starting already. It is the most anticipated tournament in the world because it is where the best of the best players fight over for the crown. Players are determined by qualifying and winning through Code A. Since this is the start of the season of the year, players are advanced directly. Games are streamed and broadcasted by GOM eXP.
2015 Global Starcraft League Season 1 Facts
Date: 1/7/2015 – 3/14/2015
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Total Prize Pool: ₩100,000,000
32 players (12 Protoss, 13 Terran, 7 Zerg)
GSL 2915 Format:
- Round of 32 (Dual Tournament format)
- All games are best-of-three.
- Eight groups
- The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and will play with each other.
- The winners of each match will both face in the Winner’s match.
- The winner will be the first in the group and advances to the next stage which is the Round of 16.
- The losers of the initial matches will face each other in the Loser’s match.
- The loser will be placed fourth in the group and will fall to the next season Code A Round of 48.
- 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 Round of 16.
- The loser places third in the group and will fall to the next season Code A Round of 48.
- Round of 16 (Dual Tournament format)
- Players will choose who will be in their group(also known as the Group Nomination)
- Four groups
- All matches are best-of-three.
- The 4 players of each group in Round of 16 will face off similar to Round of 32.
- Quarterfinals (Single-elimination playoffs)
- All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season’s Code S.
- Quarterfinals: Best-of-five.
- Semifinals: Best-of-seven.
- Finals: Best-of-seven.
Group Stage 1 (Ro32)
|Group A||Group B||Group C|
|January 7, 2015 18:30 KST||January 9, 2015 18:30 KST||January 14, 2015 18:30 KST|
|Group D||Group E||Group F|
|January 16, 2015 18:30 KST||January 21, 2015 18:30 KST||January 23, 2015 18:30 KST|
|Group G||Group H|
|January 28, 2015 18:30 KST||January 30, 2015 18:30 KST|
Group Stage 2 and Play off TBA*