MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015

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[e][h]MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Game Version:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Seattle
Prize pool:
$25,000
Start Date:
2015-08-30
End Date:
2015-08-31
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  sOs
South Korea  Solar
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
2
9
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

The MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015 will feature six online qualifiers for the following regions: Europe, America, South Korea, Asian Pacific (China and Japan), Taiwan and South East Asia/Oceania. The sixteen best players will compete in the offline Grand Finals at PAX Prime in Seattle, United States.

Format[edit]

On-screen Talent[edit]

Casters[edit]

Host[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$25,000 USD and 4,000 WCS Points are divided among participants as follows:

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

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (9)
Qualified (9)
South Korea Zest1
South Korea INnoVation
France FireCake
Netherlands Harstem
South Korea Polt
New Zealand Petraeus
Taiwan Has
China TooDming
China MacSed
South Korea Hydra
Invited (7)
South Korea PartinG
South Korea Solar
South Korea sOs1
South Korea HyuN
South Korea Jaedong
South Korea viOLet
Taiwan Ian

1 sOs replaces Zest who forfeited his spot due to Proleague.[2]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  INnoVation 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  Hydra 2-1 4-4
3. China  MacSed 1-2 4-4
4. Taiwan  Has 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  PartinG 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  HyuN 2-1 5-2
3. France  FireCake 1-2 2-5
4. Taiwan  Ian 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  sOs 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Solar 2-1 5-3
3. China  TooDming 1-2 2-4
4. Netherlands  Harstem 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  Jaedong 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  viOLet 2-1 5-3
3. New Zealand  Petraeus 1-2 4-5
4. South Korea  Polt 0-2 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
 South Korea Solar
2
Solar 
 Jaedong
August 30, 2015 - 19:30 EDT
 South Korea Jaedong
0
 South Korea Hydra
1
Hydra 
 PartinG
August 30, 2015 - 18:30 EDT
 South Korea PartinG
2
 South Korea sOs
2
sOs 
 viOLet
August 31, 2015 - 13:15 EDT
 South Korea viOLet
0
 South Korea INnoVation
2
INnoVation 
 HyuN
August 31, 2015 - 14:05 EDT
 South Korea HyuN
0
Semifinals (Bo3)
 South Korea Solar
2
Solar 
 PartinG
August 31, 2015 - 14:55 EDT
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea sOs
2
sOs 
 INnoVation
August 31, 2015 - 15:45 EDT
 
 
Coda
 South Korea INnoVation
0
Finals (Bo5)
 South Korea Solar
0
Solar 
 sOs
August 31, 2015 - 16:20 EDT
 South Korea sOs
3

Trivia[edit]

  • By winning this tournament, sOs, who replaced Zest, earned 750 precious WCS points. He went from 17th place to 13th place in the WCS Standings, two months before the Global Finals.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
529
Quarterfinals
215
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Champion
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
BridgeheadBridgehead    5 2 1 1 50.0% 3 1 2 33.3% - - - - - - -
Cactus ValleyCactus Valley    10 - - - - 3 0 3 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - 5 -
CodaCoda    19 3 2 1 66.7% 8 3 5 37.5% - - - - - 7 1
Dash and TerminalDash and Terminal    3 - - - - 2 1 1 50.0% - - - - - 1 -
Iron FortressIron Fortress    11 1 1 0 100.0% 7 2 5 28.6% 1 1 0 100.0% - 2 -
Moonlight MadnessMoonlight Madness    2 - - - - 2 0 2 0.0% - - - - - - -
TerraformTerraform    16 3 1 2 33.3% 6 5 1 83.3% 1 0 1 0.0% - 5 1
Total Sum (Σ) 66 9 5 4 55.6% 31 12 19 38.7% 4 2 2 50.0% 0 20 2

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