What does GSL stand for re: StarCraft II?

Global StarCraft II League

StarCraft II (SC2) enthusiasts use GSL as shorthand for the Global StarCraft II League. This competitive StarCraft II esports league is located in South Korea, and features regular high-level play.

GSL has broadcast SC2 games via Twitch and YouTube, in both English and Korean. The league's primary tournaments typically feature Korea's top 32 SC2 players battling against each other, to be crowned GSL champion.


Did you watch last season's GSL finals? Game 7 of the series was amazing!
An SC2 fan gushing about the GSL
An SC2 fan gushing about the GSL

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Updated September 26, 2023

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