About
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of StarCraft, Blizzard Entertainment is launching the Korea StarCraft League (KSL).
This StarCraft: Remastered competition is open to all players and designed to provide the ultimate fan experience. Do you have what it takes to win?

Registration and Qualifiers

Registration
The KSL is an open competition for all StarCraft: Remastered players.
Open Signups: October 1 - October 9, 2019 (KST)
Online Qualifiers
Registered players battle in online qualifiers, fighting for a spot in the onsite qualifiers.
Online Qualifiers: October 11 - October 12, 2019 (KST)
On-site Qualifiers
Top 128 players play face to face with the top 16 players moving on to the group stage.
Onsite Qualifiers: October 19, 2019 (KST)

League Structure

Round of 16 Group Stage
The 16 players who qualified through the qualifier rounds will clash in a double-elimination group stage

Format: Double Elimination, Best of 5
Schedule : October 31 - November 14 (Every Thursday and Friday, 3:00 PM KST)
What is Double Elimination?
Four players from each group will be divided into winner and loser groups according to the results of the first match.
In the second match, the winner of the winner group will be ranked 1st place. The winner of the loser group and the loser of the winner group will have a final match to decide 2nd place .
Round of 8 - Final
The champion will be determined through a single-elimination playoff.

Round of 8
Format: Single Elimination, Best of 5
Schedule: November 15 (Fri), 3:00 PM KST

Round of 4
Format: Single Elimination, Best of 7
Schedule: November 21 (Thu), 5:00 PM KST

Final
Format: Single Elimination, Best of 7
Schedule: November 29 (Fri), 7:00 PM KST

Venue

Address: B1F, Seocho W Tower , 54 Seocho-daero 77-gil, Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul [View Map]
Direction: Subway - Line No.2 Gangnam station (525m from Exit 10, 5 minutes on foot) / Line No.9 Sinnonhyeon station (226 from Exit 6, 3 minutes on foot)

You can purchase the ticket at TicketLink. [Buy Now]

Prize pool

Total Prize Pool 80,000,000 KRW
  1. Winner 30,000,000 KRW
  2. Runner-up 10,000,000 KRW
  3. 3rd - 4th 6,000,000 KRW
  4. 5th - 8th 3,000,000 KRW
  5. 9th - 16th 2,000,000 KRW

Broadcasting

Channel
KSL will be broadcasted exclusively on Twitch.
VODs will be available on Twitch, Youtube and the official KSL website.

Live Streaming Platform
Korean Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/starcraft_kr
English Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/starcraft

VODs
Casters & Commentators
Korean Casters & Commentators
  • Seong Seung Heon
  • Kim Jung Min
  • Chung Woo Seo
  • Lee Sung Hoon
  • Choe Si Eun
English Casters & Commentators
  • Nicolas "Tasteless" Plott
  • Dan "Artosis" Stemkoski
  • Reid "Rapid" Melton
  • Jake "NoRegreT" Umpleby

Map Pool

  • Fighting Spirit 1.3
  • Match Point 1.3
  • Circuit Breakers 1.0
  • Block Chain SE 2.1
  • Overwatch 2.2
  • Neo Sylphid 2.0
  • In the way of an Eddy 1.06