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How does one get in?

When do you play?

I would like to try this when i get back to Japan, but i wanted to know the particulars.

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I really don't know. I'm at work, so i can't view GOMTv where this thing is obviously hosted.

Not a troll post.
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Far as I know, anyone can get in provided you can get through the qualifiers. Then once they have all 64 players, they get paired up, not sure about the specific procedure though and it rolls from there. As for the current code A and S games, I have no clue what is going on in GSL 4 XD
    
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So do they advertise the Qualifier rounds? And When/Where are they played?
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So do they advertise the Qualifier rounds? And When/Where are they played?
Going to have to check gomtv, because, I really have no clue
    
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are you in the new master league for SC2?
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You start by registering on the GOMtv website. You have to go through the qualifiers which are scheduled in certain malls in Seoul/Incheon to get into Code A. Then you can compete in the GSL.

GOMtv will provide sleeping arrangements (for a certain time only I think, like until you qualify into Code A) if you're not korean.
They will probably also help you get a Korean SC2 account (you need a korean ID).

It's pretty straight forward. But you have to be sure to go through it all and be able to stay in korea for a few weeks depending on your success (or come back for every game).
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Shoot, depending on the orders that i get when i come back, i may be stationed in Korea for 2 years. Don't know yet, thats why i'm asking.

The dude who retaught me the art of Starcraft is a good friend of mine, and he's Korean. He also says hes not that good. PFFT! I'M not that good.

Wow so it may be worth some weeks of leave and all that huh?
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Shoot, depending on the orders that i get when i come back, i may be stationed in Korea for 2 years. Don't know yet, thats why i'm asking.

The dude who retaught me the art of Starcraft is a good friend of mine, and he's Korean. He also says hes not that good. PFFT! I'M not that good.

Wow so it may be worth some weeks of leave and all that huh?
Well it's up to you whether it's worth or not, but if you're not that good you probably won't get past the qualifiers.
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Well it's up to you whether it's worth or not, but if you're not that good you probably won't get past the qualifiers.
Pretty much. If you are going on vacation for a couple of week to Korea, then registering and trying your luck, for the fun of it won't hurt
    
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