Major League Gaming (MLG) has announced the the timing of the four championships for 2012. The Spring Championship will happen June 8-10, the Summer Championship will come August 24-26 while the Fall Championship will occur November 2-4; location to be announced in all cases.

“The Winter Season for StarCraft II is comprised of three levels of competition culminating with the Winter Championship event where the world’s best will compete for $76,000 in prizes with $25,000 awarded for 1st Place – five times the 1st Place prize at a Pro Circuit event in 2011,” said MLG. “The stakes are higher and the competition is being elevated.”

StarCraft II regional online qualifiers will happen January 31 – February 8, wit the winter arena from February 24-26 in New York City and the winter championship in Columbus, Ohio from March 23-25.