ESL Pro Series France Season X

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[e][h]ESL Pro Series France X
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Online and offline
Location:
France France
Prize pool:
€5,000 (≃ $7,179.00)
Start Date:
2011-03-14
End Date:
2011-07-23
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
France Protoss ToD
France Protoss Adelscott
France Terran SarenS
France Terran TuZeR
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Protoss 4
Terran 8
Zerg 8
Random 0
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 10th Season of the ESL Pro Series France (EPS) is a French SC2 League organized by the Electronic Sports League. Players were only allowed to participate if they reside in France.

Format[edit]

Unlike in the previous Series, the participants were placed in two groups. The four best players of each groups were then put in a single-elimination bracket.

Controversy concerning the date of the playoffs[edit]

ESL was criticized for their choice of the date of the playoffs, which was supposed to take place on 3 July 2011, same day as World Cyber Games 2011 Qualifiers France and ESWC 2011 Qualifiers.

Postponing of the playoffs[edit]

The day before the playoffs, twelve computers belonging to ESL were stolen in the place where the event was about to be held. ESL therefore decided to postpone the playoffs to an unknown date.[1] Playoffs were finally played the 23rd July 2011.

Prize Pool[edit]

Place $ USD €  EUR Player Team
1st $3,589.50 €2,500 France Protoss ToD Millenium Millenium
2nd $1,722.96 €1,200 France Protoss Adelscott Millenium Millenium
3rd $861.48 €600 France Terran SarenS Cyber Nation Cyber Nation
4th $430.74 €300 France Terran TuZeR Virus (team) Virus Gaming
5th-8th $143.58 €100 France Zerg Stephano Millenium Millenium
France Terran Laukyo Virus (team) Virus Gaming
France Terran AureS Virus (team) Virus Gaming
France Zerg KenZy Cyber Nation Cyber Nation

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on July 23, 2011: 1 EUR = 1.4358 USD.

Players[edit]

Terran (8) Zerg (8) Protoss (4)
France AureS France AbY France Adelscott
France hG France BeNSeN France DidZz
France Laukyo France KenZy France FremAN
France Origine France mak0z France ToD
France RouaF France MoMaN
France SarenS France Qwerty
France SonG France Stephano
France TuZeR France ZlaTaN

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1. France Protoss Adelscott 7-1
2. France Terran Laukyo 7-1
3. France Zerg Stephano 6-2
4. France Terran AureS 6-2
5. France Terran SonG 3-5
6. France Protoss FremAN 2-5
7. France Terran RouaF 2-6
8. France Zerg ZlaTaN 2-6
9. France Zerg mak0z 0-0
10. France Zerg AbY 0-7
Group B
1. France Terran SarenS 7-1
2. France Protoss ToD 7-1
3. France Zerg KenZy 6-2
4. France Zerg MoMaN 5-3
5. France Terran hG 3-5
6. France Terran TuZeR 3-5
7. France Zerg Qwerty 2-6
8. France Zerg BeNSeN 2-6
9. France Terran Origine 1-7
10. France Protoss DidZz 0-0

mak0z and DidZz forfeited for various reasons.

Finals[edit]

The finals was eventually played on 23 July 2011. Because of several issues (Laukyo was banned by ESL, Stephano, KenZy, MoMaN and AureS preferred to compete in Master Series Finals), ESL decided to change the format of the finals. The four players were put in a group of four, and then a final and a final for the third place were played.

Group Stage[edit]

The winner of a match earns three points. The competitors are ranked according to their number of points, and then by their average of games.

Player Protoss Adelscott Terran SarenS Protoss ToD Terran TuZeR Average Points
Protoss Adelscott 2 - 0 0 - 2 2 - 0 +2 6
Terran SarenS 0 - 2 2 - 0 2 - 0 +2 6
Protoss ToD 2 - 0 0 - 2 2 - 0 +2 6
Terran TuZeR 0 - 2 0 - 2 0 - 2 -6 0

Given that Adelscott, ToD and SarenS were ranked the same place, they were pit in tie-break matches.

Tie-Break[edit]

First Tie-Break[edit]

Player Protoss Adelscott Terran SarenS Protoss ToD Average Points
Protoss Adelscott 1 - 0 0 - 1 0 3
Terran SarenS 0 - 1 1 - 0 0 3
Protoss ToD 1 - 0 0 - 1 0 3

Players came again in a Tie-Break situation, therefore needing a second Tie-Break stage.

Second Tie-Break[edit]

Player Protoss Adelscott Terran SarenS Protoss ToD Average Points
Protoss Adelscott 1 - 0 0 - 1 0 3
Terran SarenS 0 - 1 0 - 1 -2 0
Protoss ToD 1 - 0 1 - 0 +2 6

Finals[edit]

Finals
 France ToD
3
ToD Protoss
Protoss Adelscott
 France Adelscott
2

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