What does GSTL stand for re: StarCraft II?

Global StarCraft Team League

StarCraft II (SC2) enthusiasts use GSTL as shorthand for the Global StarCraft II Team League. This South Korean team tournament series ran from 2011 to 2013.

GSTL was an offshoot of the Global StarCraft II League (GSL), which is still active. Before folding, the GSTL hosted nine main event tournaments.


I miss the GSTL
Really? There are other SC2 team leagues you know
SC2 fans discussing a GSTL match
SC2 fans discussing a GSTL match

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Updated November 7, 2023

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