2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1

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[e][h]2012 IGN Pro Team League
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Location:
USA United States
Format:
All-Kill Format
Premier Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Ro4 and on Single Elimination
Contender Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Top 4 Advance to Up&Downs
Amateur Division
Open Single Elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
$22,000
Start Date:
2012-08-15
End Date:
2012-11-21
Winners
Teams
Number of Teams:
42
Maps
Chronology
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About[edit]

This tournament is the first iteration in the IGN Pro Team League (IPTL) series held by IGN. The IPTL consists of 3 divisions will be cast by IGN's in-house casting team.

Maps[edit]

The first map will be on a set rotation, and then it is loser's pick.

Information[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

This is the IPTL's main tournament, where the top 8 teams from around the world will compete for a big prize money (prize pool still TBA). See the Premier Division for more details.

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance to the Ro4
  • 3rd and 4th place in each group will drop into the Up and Down Matches
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.
  • Round of 4:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the IPTL's championship
  • All 4 Teams who make it to this round are seeded in next season Premier Division's Tournament

Contender Division[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" going on with Premier Division. These 8 Teams are looking to get into the Premier Division for the following Season. Only the Top 4 teams will receive prize money (Prize pool still TBA).

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance into the Up and Down Matches.
  • 3rd and 4th places in each group will be demoted out of the Contender Division and be seeded into the Amateur Division.
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from the Premier Division and the Winners from the Contender Division will participate. The Top 4 will qualify for the Premier Division and the Bottom 4 will be placed into the Contender Division.

Amateur Division[edit]

This is the rest of the field. The 4 teams dropping down from the Contender Division will be seeded into a massive open bracket that will contain all other interested teams. The top 4 teams will enter the Contender Division in the next season.

  • Open Bracket, Single Elimination, All-Kill Format for Matches
  • Top 4 advance to the contender division for next season.
  • NOTE: There is no challenge match between the Contender Division and Amateur Division. The teams finishing 3rd and 4th in the Contender Division must re-qualify through the Amateur Division.[1] There is no information available right now on how the teams demoted from the Contender Division will be seeded.[2]

Prize Pool[edit]

Teams[edit]

Premier Division Teams (8)
Group A Group B
Team Liquid MVP StarTale Prime
Evil Geniuses SlayerS Incredible Miracle Team SCV Life
Contender Division Team (8)
Group A Group B
Team Acer aTn.Type New Star HoSeo Karont3 e-Sports Club
FXOpen e-Sports compLexity Gaming Team Empire Team Dignitas
Amateur Division Teams (26)
Fnatic Gamers Abyss Gamers Abyss Tactical Carnage Tactical Carnage Team Metagaming Team Metagaming
FXO Europe Western Wolves Imaginary Gaming Fusion eSports
It's Gosu eSports MaxFloPlaY compLexity Gaming Renegades of Hell
Rip zeez Isurus Gaming LighT eSports Team ALT
Dream Team Gaming Crown Gaming Monomaniac eSports Eclypsia
nuBreed nuBreed Team 4Not iPLAY eSports ROOT Gaming
ExioN Gaming Infinity Seven

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