MLG: Taeja takes home $10,000 in StarCraft II Summer Arena

By Brenna Hillier
23 July 2012 00:29 GMT

Major League Gaming’s first StarCraft II Summer Arena has drawn to a close with a Korean visitor smacking down the competition to take a hefty purse.

Taeja beat closest rival Alicia 4-2 to take the top prize of $10,000, his first MLG title. Happily, eSports is becoming lucrative enough that quite a few of the 32 competitors got a slice; Alicia took home $6,000, which is not a bad consolation prize.

Final bracket results are below. In addition to the prizes listed, finalists will receive all-expenses paid trips to the MLG Summer Championship in Raleigh, which run August 24-26.

MLG is now re-broadcasting the Summer Arena, so check it out here.

    Summer StarCraft II Arena – Final Standings
  1. Taeja – $10,000
  2. Alicia – $6,000
  3. First – $2,900
  4. Oz – $2,900
  5. Stephano – $1,400
  6. Losira- $1400
  7. Alive – $900
  8. Hero- $900
  9. Ganzi
  10. Violet
  11. Ryung
  12. Daisy
  13. Puma
  14. Rain
  15. Goody
  16. Revival

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