News Alert: Violet Wins Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena 2 in New York

Korean StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Player – Empire_Violet is the Major League Gaming (MLG), Spring Arena 2 champion!

After three days of intense competition, Violet finished first securing $10,000 and a guaranteed spot at MLG’s Spring Championship in Anaheim, CA, next month.  Korean player Symbol took 2 nd place and $6,000 and French player Stephano captured 3 rd place and $3,600.

From May 18-20, 32 of the world’s best StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty players came from as far as Korea, Ukraine, Europe, Canada and throughout the US to compete for more than $26,000 in prizes. Spring Arena 2 was broadcast LIVE in HD via 11 streams to a global audience. VODs of the competition are now available online for those that purchased PPV.

The top 12 finishers from Spring Arena 2, along with the top 4 finishers from Spring Arena 1 held in April, will receive all-expenses paid trips to the Spring Championship at the Anaheim Convention Center from June 8-10 where they will compete for $76,000 in prizes. Spectator passes for the event are available online.

MLG Spring Arena 2 Final Results:

1st Place, $10,000: Violet

2nd Place, $6,000: Symbol

3rd Place, $3,600: Stephano

4th Place, $2,200: MC

5th/6th Place, $1,400 each: Heart, Polt

7th/8th Place, $900 each: Inori, Dream

9th – 12th Place:

DongRaeGu

Alicia

Grubby

Leenock

13th Place:  Ryung

14th Place: Socke

15th Place:  Bly

16th Place:  Tefel

17th-24th Place:

Ganzi

Thorzain

Sleep

Goody

Rain

Huk

Ret

Losira

25th-32nd Place:

Oz

Select

Killer

Mook

MMA

Idra

Seiplo

Bling 

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