2014 KeSPA Cup

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[e][h]2014 KeSPA Cup
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League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
₩80,000,000 (≃ $78,320)
Start Date:
2014-09-11
End Date:
2014-09-14
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Picon small.png Zest
South Korea Picon small.png herO
South Korea Picon small.png Classic
South Korea Ticon small.png Flash
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Picon small.png 9
Ticon small.png 4
Zicon small.png 3
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

The 2014 KeSPA Cup is a WCS Tier 1 offline tournament organized by KeSPA.[1]

Casters[edit]

English stream[edit]

Wolf & Brendan Valdes

Format[edit]

Invites[edit]

Proleague top 2 players are invited as well as the top 2 players of WCS America Season 2, WCS Europe Season 2 and GSL Season 2.

Qualifier[edit]

A qualifier is held on August 18 where the top 8 players will be allowed to advance to the main tournament.[2]

Main Tournament[edit]

  • Single-elimination bracket of sixteen players.
  • Matches are best of 5.
  • Final match is played in best of 7.

Prize Pool[edit]

80,000,000 KRW (~78,320 USD) and 7,000 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below. Additionally, the winner receives a direct seed to the IeSF 2014 World Championship[3] and a seed into WECG 2014: South Korea Qualifier National Finals.

* Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on 2014-06-05.

* Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.[4]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (9) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (3)
Top 2 Proleague players (2)
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South Korea herO
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South Korea sOs
2014 WCS Season 2 America (2)
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South Korea Pigbaby
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South Korea Bomber
2014 WCS Season 2 Europe (2)
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South Korea San
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South Korea StarDust
2014 GSL Season 2 (2)
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South Korea Classic
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South Korea soO
Qualifier (8)
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South Korea Super
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South Korea Flash
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South Korea ByuL
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South Korea Rain
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South Korea Reality
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South Korea Rogue
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South Korea Zest
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South Korea Sorry

Results[edit]


Round of 16 (Bo5)
 South Korea Classic
3
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Zicon small.png Rogue
September 11, 2014 - 13:30 KST
Classic vetoed Merry Go Round, Rogue vetoed Deadwing.
 South Korea Rogue
1
 South Korea San
3
San Picon small.png
Zicon small.png ByuL
September 11, 2014 - 15:15 KST
San vetoed Foxtrot Labs, ByuL vetoed Nimbus.
 South Korea ByuL
1
 South Korea Pigbaby
0
Pigbaby Picon small.png
Picon small.png Zest
September 11, 2014 - 16:30 KST
 
 
Nimbus
Pigbaby vetoed Catallena, Zest vetoed Deadwing.
 South Korea Zest
3
 South Korea sOs
3
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Ticon small.png Reality
September 11, 2014 - 17:10 KST
sOs vetoed Catallena, Reality vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
 South Korea Reality
0
 South Korea StarDust
2
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Ticon small.png Flash
September 11, 2014 - 18:20 KST
StarDust vetoed Catallena, Flash vetoed King Sejong Station. In absence of a proper English vod set5 is in Korean.
 South Korea Flash
3
 South Korea soO
1
soO Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Super
September 12, 2014 - 13:00 KST
 
 
Nimbus
soO vetoed Foxtrot Labs, Super vetoed Deadwing.
 South Korea Super
3
 South Korea herO
3
herO Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Sorry
September 12, 2014 - 14:20 KST
herO vetoed Catallena, Sorry vetoed King Sejong Station.
 South Korea Sorry
1
 South Korea Bomber
3
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Picon small.png Rain
September 12, 2014 - 15:30 KST
Bomber vetoed Foxtrot Labs, Rain vetoed Merry Go Round.
 South Korea Rain
1
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Classic
3
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Picon small.png San
September 12, 2014 - 17:00 KST
Classic vetoed Overgrowth, San vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
 South Korea San
0
 South Korea Zest
3
Zest Picon small.png
Picon small.png sOs
September 12, 2014 - 18:00 KST
Zest vetoed Deadwing, sOs vetoed Catallena.
 South Korea sOs
2
 South Korea Flash
3
Flash Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Super
September 13, 2014 - 13:00 KST
Flash vetoed King Sejong Station, Super vetoed Nimbus.
 South Korea Super
1
 South Korea herO
3
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Ticon small.png Bomber
September 13, 2014 - 14:30 KST
herO vetoed Catallena, Bomber vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
 South Korea Bomber
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Classic
1
Classic Picon small.png
Picon small.png Zest
September 13, 2014 - 15:30 KST
Zest vetoed Deadwing, Classic vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
 South Korea Zest
3
 South Korea Flash
0
Flash Ticon small.png
Picon small.png herO
September 13, 2014 - 17:15 KST
Flash vetoed King Sejong Station, herO vetoed Catallena.
 South Korea herO
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Zest
4
Zest Picon small.png
Picon small.png herO
 South Korea herO
1

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
943
Quarterfinals
62
Semifinals
31
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Americas EuropeKoreaOther
Round of 16
2212
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1

VODs[edit]

Spoiler-Free Official YouTube VODs @ SC2Casts

References[edit]

  1. GTR (May 21, 2014). "KeSPA Cup Announced - WCS Tier One Event". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  2. lichter (August 4, 2014). "2014 KeSPA Cup Qualifiers Announced". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  3. South Korea KeSPA (2014-09-03). Twitter.com. https://twitter.com/official_KeSPA/status/507068108733833216.
  4. "2014 WCS Player Handbook". Blizzard. Retrieved 2014-01-31.