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

The KSL is an open competition for all StarCraft: Remastered players.
Open Signups: March 8 - March 20, 2019 (KST)
Online Qualifiers
Registered players battle in online qualifiers, fighting for a spot in the onsite qualifiers.
Online Qualifiers: March 23 - March 24, 2019 (KST)
On-site Qualifiers
Top 256 players play face to face with the top 16 players moving on to the group stage.
Onsite Qualifiers: March 30, 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: April 18 - May 17 (Every Thursday and Friday, 7:00 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: May 23 (Thu) - 24 (Fri), 7:00 PM KST

Round of 4
Format: Single Elimination, Best of 7
Schedule: May 30 (Thu) - 31 (Fri), 7:00 PM KST

Format: Single Elimination, Best of 7
Schedule: June 8 (Sat), 4:00 PM KST


Address: B1F, Icon Yeoksam Bldg.,8, Teheran-ro 44-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul [View Map]
Direction: Subway: Line No.2/Bundang Line Seolleung Station (350m from Exit 4, 5 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


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

Casters & Commentators
Korean Casters & Commentators
  • Seo Kyung Hwan
  • Kim Jung Min
  • Chung Woo Seo
English Casters & Commentators
  • Nicolas "Tasteless" Plott
  • Dan "Artosis" Stemkoski
  • Reid "Rapid" Melton

Map Pool

  • Fighting Spirit 1.3
  • Circuit Breakers 1.0
  • In the way of an Eddy 1.06
  • Colosseum 2.0
  • Medusa 2.2
  • Overwatch 2.2
  • Cross Game 1.07