IEM Season IX - Taipei

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[e][h]IEM Season IX - Taipei
League Information
Game Version:
Server:
Taiwan
Type:
Offline
Location:
Taiwan Taipei
Format:
Group stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000
Start Date:
2015-01-28
End Date:
2015-02-01
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Zerg Life
South Korea Terran Maru
South Korea Protoss PartinG
South Korea Zerg Soulkey
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
Protoss 10
Terran 4
Zerg 14
Maps
Chronology

Tournament Information

IEM Season IX - Taipei is the fourth event of IEM Season IX, organized by ESL and held at the Taipei World Trade Center during Taipei Game Show.

Format

Qualifier

There are 8 spots for players from all over the world divided to regions as follows:

Main Tournament

Three Stages:

  • Stage 1:
    • Two double-elimination brackets of eight players each.
    • Top 2 of each bracket advance to Stage 2.
  • Stage 2:
    • Four groups of four players played out in dual tournament format, consisting of the 4 Stage 1 winners, 8 qualifiers and 4 invites based on overall tournament results.
    • Top 2 of each group advance to Stage 3.
  • Stage 3:
    • Single-elimination bracket of eight players.
    • Quarterfinals and Semifinals are played in best of 5.
    • Grand Finals is played in best of 7.

Prize Pool

$25,000 and 4,000 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Place $ USD WCS Points Player Team
1st $10,000 750 South Korea Zerg Life StarTale StarTale
2nd $4,000 500 South Korea Terran Maru Jin Air Green Wings Jin Air Green Wings
3rd-4th $2,000 375 South Korea Protoss PartinG Yoe Flash Wolves yoe Flash Wolves
South Korea Zerg Soulkey TCM-Gaming TCM-Gaming
5th-8th $1,000 250 South Korea Protoss Classic SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
South Korea Zerg HyuN Team ROCCAT Team ROCCAT
South Korea Protoss herO CJ Entus CJ Entus
South Korea Protoss Rain MYinsanity mYinsanity
9th-12th $400 125 South Korea Terran Polt CM Storm CM Storm
Netherlands Protoss Harstem Fnatic Fnatic
South Korea Protoss San Yoe Flash Wolves yoe Flash Wolves
South Korea Zerg Hydra ROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
13th-16th $350 125 Taiwan Zerg Sen Hong Kong Attitude Hong Kong Attitude
South Korea Zerg Check Wayi Spider Wayi Spider
South Korea Terran ForGG Millenium Millenium
South Korea Zerg TRUE Dead Pixels Dead Pixels

Participants

Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (7)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Dead Pixels
South Korea TRUE
Team ROCCAT
South Korea HyuN
TCM-Gaming
South Korea Soulkey
Wayi Spider
South Korea Check
Wildcards (4)
CJ Entus
South Korea herO
StarTale
South Korea Life
Yoe Flash Wolves
South Korea PartinG
MYinsanity
South Korea Rain
Through qualifiers (8)
Yoe Flash Wolves
South Korea San
CM Storm
South Korea Polt
ROOT Gaming
South Korea Hydra
SK Telecom T1
South Korea Classic1
SK Telecom T1
South Korea INnoVation1
Hong Kong Attitude
Taiwan Sen
Fnatic
Netherlands Harstem2
Jin Air Green Wings
South Korea Maru
Millenium
South Korea ForGG
Cascade
Ukraine Kas2

1 INnoVation was replaced by Classic who finished 4th in the Asian Final Qualifier.
2 Kas cancelled his participation due to visa issues. He was replaced by Harstem who finished 3rd in the European Qualifier.[1]

Results

Stage 1

Stage 2

Group A

lrthread Group A
January 29, 2015 - 11:00 TST
1. South Korea Protoss herO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg HyuN 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Terran Polt 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Zerg Sen 0-2 0-4

Group B

lrthread Group B
January 29, 2015 - 13:50 TST
1. South Korea Protoss Rain 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Protoss Classic 2-1 5-2
3. Netherlands Protoss Harstem 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Zerg Check 0-2 0-4

Group C

lrthread Group C
January 30, 2015 - 11:00 TST
1. South Korea Zerg Life 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zerg Soulkey 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Protoss San 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Terran ForGG 0-2 0-4

Group D

lrthread Group D
January 30, 2015 - 13:30 TST
1. South Korea Protoss PartinG 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran Maru 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Zerg Hydra 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Zerg TRUE 0-2 0-4

Stage 3

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea PartinG
3
PartinG Protoss
Protoss Classic
 South Korea Classic
0
 South Korea HyuN
1
HyuN Zerg
Zerg Life
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea herO
1
herO Protoss
Terran Maru
 South Korea Maru
3
 South Korea Soulkey
3
Soulkey Zerg
Protoss Rain
 South Korea Rain
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea PartinG
1
PartinG Protoss
Zerg Life
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru Terran
Zerg Soulkey
 South Korea Soulkey
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Life
4
 South Korea Maru
3

Racial Distribution

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
637
Quarterfinals
413
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics

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    27 4 4 0 100.0% 6 4 2 66.7% 1 0 1 0.0% - 12 4
DeadwingDeadwing    25 8 4 4 50.0% 6 6 0 100.0% 2 2 0 100.0% - 5 4
Expedition LostExpedition Lost    18 2 0 2 0.0% 8 6 2 75.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - 7 -
OvergrowthOvergrowth    41 6 3 3 50.0% 10 2 8 20.0% 3 2 1 66.7% - 17 5
Inferno PoolsInferno Pools    5 2 0 2 0.0% 2 0 2 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - - -
Secret SpringSecret Spring    7 1 1 0 100.0% 2 0 2 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - 1 1
Vaani Research StationVaani Research Station    17 6 3 3 50.0% 7 5 2 71.4% 1 0 1 0.0% - 1 2
Total Sum (Σ) 140 29 15 14 51.7% 41 23 18 56.1% 11 7 4 63.6% 0 43 16

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External Links

References

  1. @IEM (January 21, 2015). "Harstem replaces Kas for IEM Taipei". Twitter.com. Retrieved January 21, 2015.