Announcing the ESL StarCraft 2 Country Championship 2012!
Open to countries around the world, the ESL StarCraft 2 admin team is organising a Country Championship in early 2012 pitting national teams against each other in both 1on1 and 2on2 to crown the best StarCraft 2 national team!
Current status: Grand final replaycasted "live" at Tuesday, Nov 20 6:00pm GMT (GMT+00:00)
- http://www.teamliquid.net/video/streams/y0su (ESL TV Icicle dropped out due to sickness)
- http://www.teamliquid.net/video/streams/TaKeTV (German)
- http://www.teamliquid.net/video/streams/ZeddSC (Polish)
See the ESL news for full details.
- Quarter Finals onwards
- Round 1 Rankings
- Round 1 Matches
- Group Stage Rankings
- Group Stage Fixtures (grey = unscheduled) (warning: spoilers!)
Structure, format, schedule
Match format: 4x1on1 Best of 3 (four different players), 1x2on2 Best of 3 (any two players), 1 point per submatch
Structure:Group Stage (48 teams, top 2 per group qualify), Playoffs (16 teams, single elimination)
Schedule: Group Stage (February & March), Playoffs (April)
2011-12-05: Original announcement
2011-12-16: Looking for more countries!
2012-01-06: 42 countries will compete!
2012-01-16: Call for streaming!
2012-01-18: Structure + Seeds Draft - Feedback wanted!
2012-01-25: Country Championship Portal
2012-01-26: Structure + Seeds update
2012-01-30: Structure Update + Groups Draft
2012-02-10: Group Stage live
2012-04-02: Playoffs live!
2012-04-12: First matches of the Playoff
2012-05-05: The final eight national teams
2012-05-20: Semi Finals