MLG Spring Championship to have 128 player open bracket for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm

by: Russell -
The Major League Gaming Spring Championship is upon us and we'll be seeing the worlds best StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm players from June 28 - 30.  128 players will be competing in a double elimination open bracket for $25,000 in prize money with the top sixteen also earning ranking points in the World Championship Series.  Those points will have a big impact towards seeding at the StarCraft II World Championship at BlizzCon.  The schedule for the tournament is below with some of the matches being broadcasted live at www.majorleaguegaming.com.  All times listed are PDT.

Friday June 28th:
5:30pm - 9:30pm: Winners Round 1 (4 Matches)
9:30pm - 11:30pm: Winners Round 2 (2 Matches)

Saturday June 29th:
10:00am - 2:00pm: Winners Round 3 (4 Matches)
2:30pm - 6:30pm: Winners Round 4 (4 Matches)
7:00pm - 11:00pm: Winners Round 5 (4 Matches)
 
Sunday June 30th:
11:00am - 1:00pm: Winners Round 6 (2 Matches)
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Losers Round 10 (2 Matches)
3:30pm - 6:30pm: Semifinals (2 Matches)
   
‚ÄčMLG Spring Championship to Feature WCS Tier 1, StarCraft II®: Heart of the Swarm™ 128-Player Open Bracket
Passes On Sale Today at 5pm ET
Major League Gaming (MLG) today announced that the MLG Spring Championship in Anaheim, CA from June 28-30 will feature a World Championship Series (WCS) Tier 1 128-Player StarCraft II®: Heart of the Swarm™ open bracket tournament with $25,000 in prizes on the line.
In addition, the top 16 finishers will receive player ranking points in the WCS. The points earned at MLG Spring Championship will impact the year-long chase for seeds at the StarCraft II World Championship at BlizzCon®.
StarCraft II Competitor, Spectator and VIP passes for the MLG Spring Championship go on sale Friday, May 31 at 5pm ET in the MLG Store here.
The Spring Championship will also feature League of Legends and Call of Duty: Black Ops II and passes for those games are available now.  
MLG Spring Championship – WCS Tier 1, StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm 128-Player Open Bracket Tournament
 
Dates: June 28-30
   
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
   
Format: 128-Player, Double Elimination
   
Prizes: $25,000 total
  1st = $10,000
  2nd = $6,000
  3rd = $3,000 (2)
  5th = $1000 (2)
  7th = $500 (2)
   
Broadcast: 25 matches via one stream at www.majorleaguegaming.com; All times PDT
 
Friday, June 28
 
 
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Winners Round 1 – 4 Matches
 
9:30 PM – 11:30 PM Winners Round 2 – 2 Matches
 
   
 
Saturday, June 29  
 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Winners Round 3 – 4 Matches
 
2:30 PM – 6:30 PM Winners Round 4 – 4 Matches
 
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Winners Round 5 – 4 Matches
 
   
 
Sunday, June 30  
 
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Winners Round 6 – 2 Matches
 
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Losers Round 10 – 2 Matches
 
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM Semifinals – 2 Matches
 
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Final
 
       
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