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
Winners
South Korea Ticon small bw.png Flash
South Korea Ticon small bw.png Iris
South Korea Zicon small bw.png EffOrt
South Korea Zicon small bw.png July
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
124
Picon small bw.png 40
Ticon small bw.png 42
Zicon small bw.png 42
Maps

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]

Exchange rates based on final day of tournament.

Place Prize (KRW) ≈ USD ≈ EUR
Champion ₩50,000,000 $40,330 €28,220
Runner-up ₩17,000,000 $13,710 €13,000
Semifinalists ₩10,000,000 $8,070 €5,640
Ro8 Match Win ₩3,000,000 $2,420 €1,690
Ro16 Match Win ₩2,000,000 $1,610 €1,130
Total ₩115,000,000 $92,800 €64,900

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

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

Racial Distribution[edit]

Recommended Games[edit]

  • GOM orange.png Ticon small bw.png Organ(3.33) vs Picon small bw.png BackHo on Destination
  • GOM orange.png Picon small bw.png Much vs Zicon small bw.png Sacsri on God's Garden - Epic nearly mined out PvZ
  • GOM orange.png Zicon small bw.png Falcon vs Ticon small bw.png NaDa on Destination - OHMYGODHEKILLEDTHEPANDABEARGUY
  • GOM orange.png Zicon small bw.png Hero vs Picon small bw.png Kal on Neo Medusa
  • GOM orange.png Zicon small bw.png Luxury vs Picon small bw.png Violet on Neo Medusa
  • GOM orange.png Zicon small bw.png Modesty vs Ticon small bw.png Baby on God's Garden
  • GOM orange.png Picon small bw.png JangBi vs Ticon small bw.png BaBy on Destination
  • GOM orange.png Picon small bw.png JangBi vs Ticon small bw.png 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