2014 Hot6ix Cup

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[e][h]2014 Hot6ix Cup
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Hot6ix
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Prize pool:
₩43,000,000 (≃ $40,876.6)
Start Date:
2014-11-18
End Date:
2014-12-07
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  sOs
South Korea  Zest
South Korea  sKyHigh
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
8
6
2
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

The total prize pool is ₩43,000,000 KRW (≈ $39,104 USD) and 4000 WCS Points.

Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on November 14th, 2014. [₩1,000 KRW ≈ $0.909432 USD]

1 Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.[1]

2 Rain forfeited his spot in the Round of 8 to attend IEM San Jose instead.[2]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
  • Best-of-three.
  • The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other.
  • The winners of these matches will then face each other in the Winner’s match.
  • The victor places first in the group and advances to the Quarterfinals.
  • The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
  • The loser is eliminated from the tournament.
  • The loser of the Winner’s match and the winner of the Loser’s match will face each other in a fifth match.
  • The winner gets second place in the group and advances to the Quarterfinals.
  • The loser is eliminated from the tournament.
  • Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
  • Quarterfinals: Best-of-five.
  • Semifinals: Best-of-five.
  • Finals: Best-of-seven.

Qualifications[edit]

  • Winners and Runner-ups of the 2014 GSL tournaments that have taken place throughout the year.
  • 10 players from online qualifiers.
  • 2 players invited from fan voting.

Qualified Players[edit]

Protoss Protoss (8) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (2)
Winners & Runner-ups of 2014 GSL Tournaments (4)
South Korea Zest
South Korea INnoVation
South Korea soO
South Korea Classic
Qualified from Online Qualifier (10)
South Korea Rain
South Korea TY
South Korea Soulkey
South Korea Stats
South Korea Bbyong
South Korea sOs
South Korea sKyHigh
South Korea herO
South Korea MarineKing
South Korea Terminator
Invited from fan voting (2)
South Korea PartinG
South Korea Flash

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Interview Group A
November 18, 2014 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  MarineKing 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  INnoVation 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea  herO 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea  Stats 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Interview Group B
November 19, 2014 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  sOs 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  Rain1 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea  TY 1-2 4-4
4. South Korea  soO 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Interview Group C
November 20, 2014 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Soulkey 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  sKyHigh 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  Flash 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea  Classic 0-2 2-4

Group D[edit]

lrthread Interview Group D
November 21, 2014 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Bbyong 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  Zest 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  PartinG1 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  Terminator 0-2 1-4

1 Rain has announced he will not play in the Round of 8 because he chose to go to IEM San Jose instead. His spot will be taken by PartinG, the winner of a wildcard group in which he beat both TY and Flash.[2]

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea MarineKing
3
MarineKing 
 PartinG
December 2, 2014 18:00 KST
 
 
Nimbus
 South Korea PartinG
0
 South Korea Soulkey
1
Soulkey 
 Zest
December 2, 2014 19:30 KST
 South Korea Zest
3
 South Korea sOs
3
sOs 
 INnoVation
 South Korea INnoVation
1
 South Korea Bbyong
1
Bbyong 
 sKyHigh
December 3, 2014 19:40 KST
 South Korea sKyHigh
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea MarineKing
3
MarineKing 
 Zest
December 7, 2014 - 15:00 KST
 South Korea Zest
2
 South Korea sOs
3
sOs 
 sKyHigh
December 7, 2014 - 17:00 KST
 South Korea sKyHigh
0
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea MarineKing
1
MarineKing 
 sOs
 South Korea sOs
4

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
862
Quarterfinals
341
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Winner
1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. Zerg Zerg vs. Protoss Protoss vs. Terran Mirrors
Map # Σ Terran Zerg Terran % Σ Zerg Protoss Zerg % Σ Protoss Terran Protoss % Terran Zerg Protoss
CatallenaCatallena    7 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 6 4 2 66.7% - - -
DeadwingDeadwing    12 1 0 1 0.0% 2 0 2 0.0% 8 1 7 12.5% 1 - -
Foxtrot LabsFoxtrot Labs    7 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - 4 1 3 25.0% 1 - 1
The King Sejong StationThe King Sejong Station    17 - - - - 1 1 0 100.0% 11 3 8 27.3% 1 - 4
Merry Go RoundMerry Go Round    10 1 0 1 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 6 3 3 50.0% 1 - 1
NimbusNimbus    9 1 0 1 0.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 4 4 0 100.0% 1 - 2
OvergrowthOvergrowth    13 1 1 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 7 4 3 57.1% 1 - 3
Total Sum (Σ) 75 6 2 4 33.3% 6 1 5 16.7% 46 20 26 43.5% 6 0 11

VODs[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "2015 StarCraft II World Championship Series". Blizzard. Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 kenzi (2014-11-24). "Rain, drops out of Hot6ix Cup". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved 2014-11-24.