Celestial Invitational #1

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[e][h]Celestial Invitational #1
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League Information
Series:
Celestial Invitational/1 CI
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Group Stage:
Round Robin
Playoffs:
Single Elimination
Prize pool:
$25,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-11-30
End Date:
2015-12-04
Number of Players:
16
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners

Celestial Championship Series, often abbreviated CCS is a series Hearthstone tournaments, organized by Celestial. CCS is a Blizzard sanctioned tournament, each will feature two invited pros and six qualified players, with an epic ¥5,000 prize pool. The high proportion of the qualified players ensures the fairness of the competition.

After the first eight CCS tournaments, Celestial Invitational will be hosted as CCS - Special Edition. The latest eight CCS champions will be directly invited, each will be paired with an international pro player superstar, to compete for a legendary $25,000 prize pool.

Information[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$25,000 USD is spread among the players as seen below:

Format[edit]

General rules[edit]

  • Blizzard Conquest Bo5
  • Players submit 9 decks of different classes.

Group Stage(Phase One)[edit]

  • Four four-man groups: Group A, Group B, Group C and Group D
  • Round Robin. Each player plays three matches in Group Stage.
  • Top 2 advance.
  • The ranking in each group is determined as follows:
    • a. Match win-lose difference.
    • b. Game win-lose difference.
    • c. Number of total Class-wins (Game-wins).
    • d. If two players are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, the winner in the group match between these two players concerned is ranked higher.
    • e. Drawing of lots.
  • Players tell the admin which 3 different classes they choose to use in:
    • First match: (for example) Warrior Druid Warlock
    • Second match: (for example) Mage Priest Shaman
    • Third match: (for example) Paladin Hunter Rogue
  • All 9 classes have to be played during Group Stage.

Playoffs(Phase Two)[edit]

  • Quarter-finals (Ro8) and forward is single-elimination bracket.
  • Players tell the admin which 3 different classes they choose to use in:
  • Quarter-final: (for example) Warrior Druid Warlock
  • Semi-final: (for example) Mage Priest Shaman
  • Final: (for example) Paladin Hunter Rogue
  • That said, all 9 classes have to be played during Playoffs when a player goes to the Final.

Casters[edit]

  • USA Daniel "DTwo" Ikuta
  • USA Kevin "monk" Dong
  • Iceland Jökull "Kaldi" Jóhannsson

Participants[edit]

Invited Players (8)
Ukraine Kolento
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Germany Lifecoach
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USA Firebat
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USA Dog
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China  Eloise
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South Korea Surrender
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Taiwan tom60229
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Netherlands Thijs
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Champions of CCS (8)
China  Shadowy
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China  Zoro
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China  Chaoshen
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China  Fuoliver
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China  Kimmy
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China  Jiesha
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China  Brarose
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China  Blue
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Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.pngVod6.png
November 30, 2015 - 16:00 CST
1. USA Firebat 3-0 9-4
2. Germany Lifecoach 1-2 6-7
3. China  Blue 1-2 5-7
4. China  Zoro 1-2 5-7

Group B[edit]

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December 1, 2015 - 16:00 CST
1. China  Eloise 2-1 7-5
2. China  Jiesha 2-1 6-6
3. South Korea Surrender 1-2 7-7
4. China  Fuoliver 1-2 6-8

Group C[edit]

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December 2, 2015 - 16:00 CST
1. Taiwan tom60229 2-1 8-5
2. Ukraine Kolento 2-1 7-7
3. China  Shadowy 1-2 6-7
4. China  Chaoshen 1-2 5-7

Group D[edit]

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December 3, 2015 - 16:00 CST
1. USA Dog 2-1 8-6
2. China  Brarose 2-1 8-6
3. Netherlands Thijs 2-1 7-7
4. China  Kimmy 0-3 5-9

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 USA Firebat
0
Firebat
Jiesha
December 4, 2015 - 17:40 CST
Rogue Rogue square.png
Rogue square.png Rogue
Rogue Rogue square.png
Mage square.png Mage
Rogue Rogue square.png
Priest square.png Priest
 China Jiesha
3
 Taiwan tom60229
3
tom60229
Brarose
December 4, 2015 - 16:45 CST
Paladin Paladin square.png
Paladin square.png Paladin
Druid Druid square.png
Paladin square.png Paladin
Shaman Shaman square.png
Warlock square.png Warlock
 China Brarose
0
 China Eloise
1
Eloise
Lifecoach
December 4, 2015 - 18:40 CST
Shaman Shaman square.png
Warrior square.png Warrior
Shaman Shaman square.png
Paladin square.png Paladin
Paladin Paladin square.png
Priest square.png Priest
Paladin Paladin square.png
Paladin square.png Paladin
 Germany Lifecoach
3
 USA Dog
0
Dog
Kolento
December 4, 2015 - 16:00 CST
Hunter Hunter square.png
Rogue square.png Rogue
Priest Priest square.png
Shaman square.png Shaman
Hunter Hunter square.png
Mage square.png Mage
 Ukraine Kolento
3
Semifinals
 China Jiesha
2
Jiesha
tom60229
December 4, 2015 - 19:45 CST
Druid Druid square.png
Warrior square.png Warrior
Paladin Paladin square.png
Warlock square.png Warlock
Warrior Warrior square.png
Priest square.png Priest
Warrior Warrior square.png
Warrior square.png Warrior
Paladin Paladin square.png
Warrior square.png Warrior
 Taiwan tom60229
3
 Germany Lifecoach
3
Lifecoach
Kolento
December 4, 2015 - 21:20 CST
Hunter Hunter square.png
Druid square.png Druid
Shaman Shaman square.png
Druid square.png Druid
Mage Mage square.png
Warrior square.png Warrior
Mage Mage square.png
Paladin square.png Paladin
 Ukraine Kolento
1
Finals
 Taiwan tom60229
1
tom60229
Lifecoach
December 4, 2015 - 22:40 CST
Rogue Rogue square.png
Druid square.png Druid
Rogue Rogue square.png
Warlock square.png Warlock
Hunter Hunter square.png
Rogue square.png Rogue
Mage Mage square.png
Rogue square.png Rogue
 Germany Lifecoach
3


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