PSISTORM Gaming is proud to show support to StarCraft 2 in the Philippines. Hence our inaugural season of PSISTORM StarCraft League (PSL) will be for Filipino players. We are creating a tournament league modeled after the prestigious GSL. We all have been fans of Artosis and Tasteless casting the biggest and longest-running StarCraft 2 tournament in the world, with the best players in “Code S”.
We are basing our tournament style after GSL, with qualifiers to a round of 32.
PSL players will then be broadcasted competing in a similar format.
Eligibility (any of the following):
• Currently residing in the Philippines
• Philippine citizenship
• Pure Filipino or married to one
• One of your parents is any of the above
• All participants will play a Bo3 with their opponent (randomly seeded)
• A maximum of 32 qualified players shall move on to the Group Stage.
• Matches in the Qualifiers will not be broadcasted online.
• 32 players in 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a Dual Tournament format.
• All matches are Bo3.
• Top 2 players of each group advance to the Playoffs.
• 8 players in the single-elimination bracket.
• All matches are Bo5. Grand Finals is Bo7
• Finals are Bo7 with a 1-0 lead for the player coming from the Winners’ Bracket.
$500+ Bonus prizepool
1st $260 + 20% of Bonus Prize Pool
2nd $100 + 20% of Bonus Prize Pool
3rd/4th $50 + 10% of Bonus Prize Pool
5th-8th $10 + 10% of Bonus Prize Pool
Bonus Prize Pool:
– For the season we have 20 broadcast events, for each broadcast we hit avg of 50+ viewers, prize pool goes up $10 ($200 potential)
– If we average 100+ viewers for 3 broadcasts (another $300 added)
– 50% paypal donations during the broadcast goes to the prize pool
– 100% of Matcherino donations
all dates/times are US Eastern – please convert to your region
Dec 9 – 10pm US Eastern – Qualifier 1: https://challonge.com/PSL1_Qd1 meet in US Server, channel “PSL” 1 hour before start time.
Dec 11 – 10pm US Eastern – Qualifier 2: https://challonge.com/PSL1_Qd2 meet in Asia Server, channel “PSL” 1 hour before start time.
Dec 12 – 10am US Eastern – Qualifier 3: https://challonge.com/PSL1_Qd3 meet in Asia Server, channel “PSL” 1 hour before start time.
Stage 1 (Bo3)
Dec 18 – 10pm US Eastern – Group A
Dec 19 – 10am US Eastern – Group B
Dec 25 – 10pm US Eastern – Group C
Dec 26 – 10am US Eastern – Group D
Jan 2 – 10am US Eastern – Group E
Jan 8 – 10pm US Eastern – Group F
Jan 9 – 10am US Eastern – Group G
Jan 15 – 10pm US Eastern – Group H
Stage 2 (Bo3)