|Number of Players:||29|
|11 7 11|
|Carthage • Destination • Outsider • Byzantium • Heartbreak Ridge|
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.
Sixteen players started in the qualifiers. Four groups were generated, with the best two advancing in a single-elimination tournament.
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 E Matches|
- Quarter Final Match