2009 GOMTV Averatec Intel Classic Season 3

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[e][h]GOMTV Averatec Intel Classic Season 3
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Averatec, Intel
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Start Date:
2009-03-29
End Date:
2009-08-16
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  Flash
South Korea  Iris
South Korea  EffOrt
South Korea  July
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
124
40
42
42
Maps
Chronology

Format[edit]

Player Tiers[edit]

The field of 124 players was broken into three tiers.

  • Lower Tier (56 players) - These players had to face each other in Round 1 of the tournament.
  • Middle Tier (36 players) - These players were seeded into Round 2 of the tournament, where they faced either a Round 1 winner or another Middle Tier seed.
  • Upper Tier (32 players) - These players were seeded into the Round of 64 bracket, where they faced the winners of Round 2 matches.


These tiers were seeded according to the March 2009 KeSPA Rankings of participating players.

  • Highest Ranked Upper Tier Player - Flash (KeSPA Rank 2)
  • Lowest Ranked Upper Tier Player - Reach (KeSPA Rank 50)
  • Highest Ranked Middle Tier Player - Pure (KeSPA Rank 52)
  • Lowest Ranked Middle Tier Player - MVP (KeSPA Rank 101)
  • Highest Ranked Lower Tier Player - Bogus (KeSPA Rank 104)
  • Lowest Ranked Lower Tier Player - ASuka-Jr (KeSPA Rank 241)


Match Rules[edit]

  • All rounds until semi-finals: Best of 3 games.
  • Semi-finals and finals: Best of 5 games.

Prize Pool[edit]

Prizes[edit]

The prize pool of ₩115,000,000 was divided as follows:

Converted prizes calculated on 2008-08-10 with a currency rate of 0.0008066 provided by xe.com.

Blizzard Sponsorship[edit]

On June 16, 2009, Blizzard announced a partnership with GOMTV which included adding an additional ₩50,000,000 to the prize pool of the Averatec Intel Classic Season 3.[1]

Teams[edit]

Not all of South Korea's progaming teams chose to participate. The following teams have representatives in Season 3:

Seeded Players[edit]

The following 32 players were seeded into the round of 64

Flash, Iris, Hwasin, Mind, Lomo, NaDa, Hiya, Frozean, firebathero, fOrGG (10)
EffOrt, July, Jaedong, ZerO, Kwanro, Luxury, Calm, by.hero, GGPlay, sAviOr, great, RorO (12)
Stork, Tempest, Much, Kal, Reach, BackHo, Free, Rock, Anytime, JangBi (10)

Racial Distribution[edit]

Recommended Games[edit]

  • Organ(3.33) vs BackHo on Destination
  • Much vs Sacsri on God's Garden - Epic nearly mined out PvZ
  • Falcon vs NaDa on Destination - OHMYGODHEKILLEDTHEPANDABEARGUY
  • Hero vs Kal on Neo Medusa
  • Luxury vs Violet on Neo Medusa
  • Modesty vs Baby on God's Garden
  • JangBi vs BaBy on Destination
  • JangBi vs BaBy on Neo Medusa
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Round1
404242
Round2
312936
Ro64
222022
Ro32
10814
Ro16
565
Ro8
233
Ro4
22
Ro2
2
Champion
1