IEF 2009

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IEF 2009
League Information
Organizer:
Event Type: Offline
Start Date: 2009-10-30
End Date: 2009-11-01
Winners
South Korea Protoss Stork
South Korea Zerg Terror
USA Terran IdrA Ukraine Protoss White-Ra
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 29
Protoss 11   Terran 7   Zerg 11   
Maps
Carthage • Destination • Outsider • Byzantium • Heartbreak Ridge


General Information[edit]

The International Esports/entertainment Festival was hosted 2009 in Suwon, South Korea. It featured Korean professional players, top foreigners and Chinese stars. With a prize pool of over $18,000 this tournament was a major event. StarCraft: Brood War was one of the official titles.

The Korean broadcasting station OnGame.net covered the event for the foreign scene. As special treat famous K-Pop bands like Girl's Generation, SHINee and IU performed during the event.

The foreign players and the Koreans were invited directly. The Chinese players had to qualify in a satellite Qualifier first.

A consolation tournament for a lower prize pool was organized for the players who had been eliminated early in the main tournament.[1]

Prizes[edit]

Place Prize (USD)
Champion $10,000
Runner-up $5,000
Third $3,000
Total $18,000

Results[edit]

Chinese Qualifiers[edit]

Sixteen players started in the qualifiers. Four groups were generated, with the best two advancing in a single-elimination tournament.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
Player W L
China Terran Vulture 3 0
China Protoss Lx 2 1
China Zerg BugZerg 1 2
China  Kurafi 0 3
Group B
Player W L
China Zerg F91 3 0
China Terran Never 2 1
China Zerg Beckham 1 2
China Terran HSJ 0 3
Group C
Player W L
China Protoss Jaystar 3 0
China Protoss Pj 2 1
China Terran Toodming 1 2
China Terran Jifeng 0 3
Group D
Player W L
China Terran Super 3 0
China Zerg LBH 2 1
China Terran ChinaTTTT 1 2
China  BlueRain 0 3

Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 China Pj
2
 China Super
1
 China F91
2
 China Lx
1
 China Never
2
 China Vulture
1
 China LBH
2
 China JayStar
1
Semifinals
 China Pj
2
 China F91
1
 China Never
2
 China LBH
1
Finals
 China Pj
2
 China Never
0
3rd Place Match
 China F91
L
 China LBH
W

Main Tournament[edit]

The final tournament started with five groups from which only the first of the groups advanced. To determinate who had to play the additional quarter final game a game of scissor-paper-rocks was played.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
Rank Player W L
1 South Korea Zerg Terror 5 0
2 United Kingdom Zerg Midian 2 1
3 Netherlands Zerg Ret 1 1
4 Canada Zerg Chill 1 2
5 China Zerg LBH 1 3
6 Ukraine Terran Strelok 0 3
Group B
Rank Player W L
1 China Protoss Pj 4 1
2 China Protoss JayStar 4 1
3 South Korea Protoss Bisu 2 2
4 South Korea Zerg Effort 2 2
5 USA Terran Artosis 1 3
6 USA Zerg incontrol 0 4
Group C
Rank Player W L
1 USA Terran Idra 4 0
2 Japan Zerg Redskirt 2 2
3 Germany Protoss infernal 2 1
4 USA Zerg Machine 1 3
5 USA Protoss Slog4 0 3
6 USA Zerg incontrol 0 4
Group D
Rank Player W L
1 South Korea Protoss Stork 5 0
2 Ukraine Zerg Dimaga 2 2
3 Taiwan Zerg SEn 2 1
4 Peru Protoss Fenix 1 3
5 USA Terran Assem 1 2
6 USA Terran Gretorp 0 3
Group E
Rank Player W L
1 Ukraine Protoss White-Ra 4 1
2 USA Protoss G5 4 1
3 South Korea Terran Boxer 3 2
4 China Terran Never 2 3
5 Japan Protoss Nazomen 2 3
6 USA Protoss Rekrul 0 5

Playoffs[edit]

  • Quarter Final Match

South Korea Zerg Terror > China Protoss Pj

Semifinals
 South Korea Terror
2
 Ukraine White-Ra
0
 South Korea Stork
2
 USA IdrA
0
Finals
 South Korea Terror
1
 South Korea Stork
2
3rd Place Match
 Ukraine White-Ra
1
 USA IdrA
2

Consolation Tournament[edit]

Round of 16
 USA Artosis
W
 USA G5
L
 Taiwan SEn
W
 USA iNcontroL
L
 Ukraine Strelok
W
 Japan RedSkirt
L
 Japan Nazomen
W
  BYE
L
  BYE
L
 USA Gretorp
W
 USA Machine
W
  BYE
L
 USA Slog4
L
 China JayStar
W
 China LBH
L
 China Never
W
Quarterfinals
 USA Artosis
W
 Taiwan SEn
L
 Ukraine Strelok
W
 Japan Nazomen
L
 USA Gretorp
W
 USA Machine
L
 China JayStar
L
 China Never
W
Semifinals
 USA Artosis
L
 Ukraine Strelok
W
 USA Gretorp
L
 China Never
W
Finals
 Ukraine Strelok
L
 China Never
W
3rd Place Match
 USA Artosis
W
 USA Gretorp
L

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