IEM Season VIII - New York

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IEM Season VIII - New York
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League Information
Organizer: Electronic Sports League
Sponsor: Intel
Game Version: Heart of the Swarm Patch 2.0.11
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States of America USA
Format: Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool: $25,000
Start Date: 2013-10-10
End Date: 2013-10-13
Links: Website
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Zicon small.png Life
Silver.png Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa
SF.png South Korea Zicon small.png Curious
SF.png South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 28
Picon small.png 12   Ticon small.png 5   Zicon small.png 11   
Maps
Akilon Wastes • Bel'Shir Vestige • Derelict Watcher • Frost • Polar Night • Whirlwind • Yeonsu
Chronology
 Shanghai ShanghaiSingapore Singapore 

Tournament Information[edit]

IEM Season VIII - New York is the second event of IEM Season VIII, organized by ESL. It will be a Tier 1 event, giving WCS points for 2013 WCS Global Finals. It will be hosted by Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner and Sue "Smix" Lee, commentary done by Shaun "Apollo" Clark, James "Kaelaris" Carrol, Yoan "ToD" Merlo and Nathan "Nathanias" Fabrikant, and the games observed by Phil "InFeZa" Bertino.[1] It will also be casted by Alex "Axeltoss" Rodriguez and Nick "Axslav" Ranish from MLG for the first three days.[2]

The event also runs alongside New York Comic Con and thus featured not only fans but even players donning costumes - for example, in the third quarterfinal, DongRaeGu entered wearing cat ears while HyuN entered wearing a Spiderman costume.[3]

Location[edit]

  • New York City, New York
  • Javits Center, Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

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

Main Tournament[edit]

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 the WCS Ranking.
    • 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

Map Pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$25,000 and 3,600 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Place Prize (USD) WCS Points ID Team
Gold.png1st $10,000 +750 South Korea Zicon small.png Life Startalelogo std.png StarTale
Silver.png2nd $4,000 +450 Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa Alliancelogo std.png Alliance
SF.png 3rd/4th $2,000 +300 South Korea Zicon small.png Curious Startalelogo std.png StarTale
$2,000 +300 South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN Qantic std.png Quantic Gaming

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (7)
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USA Shew
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South Korea Hack
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USA Suppy
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South Korea StarDust
[4]
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United Kingdom DeMusliM
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Norway Snute
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USA Siphonn
To Be Decided
USA DanJinwonKim
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USA Sasquatch
Flash wolves std.png
South Korea San
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Canada hendralisk
Rootlogo std.png
USA puCK
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South Korea DongRaeGu
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Canada desRow
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South Korea Life
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USA sWs
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Chile MudKip
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (6)
From Dual tournaments (4)
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South Korea San
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South Korea Hack
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South Korea DongRaeGu
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South Korea Life
Wildcards Players (4)
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South Korea HerO
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South Korea Flash
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Germany TLO
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South Korea sOs
Through qualifiers (8)
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Sweden NaNiwa
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South Korea Polt
[4]
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South Korea Curious
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USA State
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South Korea ForGG
[5]
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South Korea Revival [5]
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Canada HuK
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USA qxc
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South Korea HyuN [4]
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South Korea Zest

Results[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Dual Tournament #1[edit]

Dual Tournament #2[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A preview lrthread
October 11, 2013 - 10:30 EDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Life 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea Picon small.png Zest 1-2 4-5
4. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

Group B preview lrthread
October 11, 2013 - 13:00 EDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png HerO 2-0 4-0
2. Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Hack 1-2 4-4
4. USA Ticon small.png qxc 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Group C preview lrthread
October 11, 2013 - 15:00 EDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Curious 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Flash 1-2 3-5
4. USA Picon small.png State 0-2 2-4

Group D[edit]

Group D preview lrthread
October 11, 2013 - 18:30 EDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png San 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Picon small.png sOs 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Zicon small.png Revival 1-2 2-5
4. Canada Picon small.png HuK 0-2 1-4

Stage 3[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea HerO
0
HerO Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Life
October 12, 2013 - 13:00 EDT
  
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Frost
  
  
Yeonsu
lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea sOs
2
sOs Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Curious
October 12, 2013 - 14:15 EDT
lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png
 South Korea Curious
3
 South Korea HyuN
3
HyuN Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png DongRaeGu
October 12, 2013 - 16:15 EDT
lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 Sweden NaNiwa
3
NaNiwa Picon small.png
Picon small.png San
October 12, 2013 - 17:30 EDT
lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 South Korea San
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Life
3
Life Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Curious
October 13, 2013 - 13:00 EDT
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Frost
  
  
Akilon Wastes
  
  
Whirlwind
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png
 South Korea Curious
0
 South Korea HyuN
2
HyuN Zicon small.png
Picon small.png NaNiwa
October 13, 2013 - 11:30 EDT
preview lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png
 Sweden NaNiwa
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Life
4
Life Zicon small.png
Picon small.png NaNiwa
October 13, 2013 - 15:15 EDT
lrthread Vod1.png Vod2.png Vod3.png Vod4.png Vod5.png Vod6.png Recap
 Sweden NaNiwa
2

Showmatch[edit]

 Germany TLO
1
TLO Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png DeMusliM
October 13, 2013 - 10:30 EDT
lrthread
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
0

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
736
Quarterfinals
44
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. IEM (2013-09-27). "New York to boast star-studded commentators, hosts and observers". Intelextrememasters.com. Retrieved 2013-09-30.
  2. IEM (2013-10-04). "New York: Schedule & Streams". Intelextrememasters.com. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kM8urwenPg 2013 Quarterfinals - Hyun Vs. DongRaeGu (Official YouTube VOD)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 IEM (2013-10-09). "New York: Stage 1 spots up for grabs". Intelextrememasters.com. Retrieved 2013-10-09.
  5. 5.0 5.1 IEM (2013-10-07). "ForGG is not able to attend the event and his spot will be taken by Revival instead". Intelextrememasters.com. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Marc-Olivier desRow Proulx (2013-10-10). "desRow explanations about his cancellation". Facebook.com. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
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