What is the EWM? The EWM is a weekly online tournament with 64 players. The winners will each advance into an offline tournament, and the winner of that finals will receive the Code A seed. In 2012, the EWM is expected to provide 1 seed for every season of Code A in the GSL.
The 64 players will be chosen on a first-come, first-serve basis (following certain qualification tiers). To qualify, a player must be above 500 rating in Masters league on the Korean server. However, players that are part of a team, domestic or foreign, are eligible to particpate regardless of rank and are given first priority to particpate.
The format is best of 3 for every round, and the map order is is preset.
Prize Format Weekly - $100 prize money
Grand Finals : 8 Player offline tournement from past weekly match winners - Winner receives Code A certified spot. - $500 prize money
Whether you're looking to keep up with your favorite players outside the GSL, or keeping tabs on new recruits for your favorite team, the EWM is here to provide additional exciting content with an incredibly valuable prize on the line!
When is it? The Finals from Week 2 of the third season is June 15th starting at 12pm EDT (6pm CEST) and casted by Attero.
Friday's broadcast will cover all the games from the Finals:
On June 16 2012 06:13 cablesc wrote: Damn, what are they feeding the Protoss's in the Slayers house? Crank and Puzzle cleaning house in the GSTL, Alicia places 2nd at MLG and now Brown and Arthur are in the finals here.
Hah this is still quite the fall for Brown having been Code S 2 seasons ago =p
Impressed by Arthur though, he's really improved since being picked up by SlayerS (or he's really improved lately and that paid off in getting picked up by SlayerS).