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
Germany Lifecoach
USA Firebat
USA Dog
China  Eloise
South Korea Surrender
Taiwan tom60229
Netherlands Thijs
Champions of CCS (8)
China  Shadowy
China  Zoro
China  Chaoshen
China  Fuoliver
China  Kimmy
China  Jiesha
China  Brarose
China  Blue

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A lrthread
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]

Group B lrthread
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]

Group C lrthread
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]

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


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