IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo
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League Information
North America
Brazil Sao Paulo
Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
Start Date:
End Date:
Liquipedia Tier:
South Korea Picon small.png herO
South Korea Picon small.png MC
South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji
Germany Zicon small.png TLO
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Picon small.png 9
Ticon small.png 10
Zicon small.png 9

Tournament Information[edit]

IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo is the fourth event of IEM Season VIII, organized by ESL and held at Parque Anhembi during Campus Party Sao Paulo. It will be a Tier 2 event, giving 4000 WCS points for 2014 WCS Global Finals.[1] The event will be hosted by Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner and the commentary done by James "Kaelaris" Carrol, Shaun "Apollo" Clark, Yoan "ToD" Merlo and Kevin "RotterdaM" van der Kooi.[2]



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

Place $ USD WCS Points Player Team
1st $10,000 750 South Korea Picon small.png herO Cjentuslogo std.png CJ Entus
2nd $4,000 500 South Korea Picon small.png MC ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
3rd-4th $2,000 375 South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji Myinsanitylogo std.png mYinsanity
Germany Zicon small.png TLO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
5th-8th $1,000 250 South Korea Ticon small.png Polt CMStormlogo std.png CM Storm
Ireland Picon small.png ABomB Myinsanitylogo std.png mYinsanity
Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber RedBulllogo std.png Red Bull
9th-12th $400 125 USA Picon small.png puCK Ivd std.png IvDgaming
Brazil Zicon small.png Shakti Bunkerteam std.png BunkerTeam
Brazil Ticon small.png Kelazhur Corelogo std.png Core Gaming
South Korea Ticon small.png Bbyong Cjentuslogo std.png CJ Entus
13th-16th $350 125 Brazil Zicon small.png Erik ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
USA Picon small.png hellokitty Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
South Korea Ticon small.png trOt Cjentuslogo std.png CJ Entus
13th-16th $350 - Brazil Zicon small.png Tunico Klg2logo std.png Kaos Latin Gamers
The champion herO with his trophy and cheque

* Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.[3]


Stage 1 players (14)
Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (6)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
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Brazil valterlorran
Corelogo std.png
Brazil Kelazhur
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Nika
Logo filler std.png
Brazil TerminatoR
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Barba [4]
Logo filler std.png
Brazil SaintSeiya
Cjentuslogo std.png
South Korea trOt [4]
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Ferllo
Logo filler std.png
Brazil DakkoN
Dual tournament #2 (6)
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Brazil Polenguinho
Love Your Girlfriendlogo std.png
Brazil Bush [5]
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Erik
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Tonho
Logo filler std.png
Brazil elivolts
Logo filler std.png
Brazil MoSkA [5]
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Gadernal
Bunkerteam std.png
Brazil Shakti
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (4)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Corelogo std.png
Brazil Kelazhur
Bunkerteam std.png
Brazil Shakti
Cjentuslogo std.png
South Korea trOt
Logo filler std.png
Brazil Erik
Invites (4)
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South Korea MC
RedBulllogo std.png
South Korea Bomber
Klg2logo std.png
Brazil Tunico
Myinsanitylogo std.png
Ireland ABomB
Through qualifiers (8)
Fnaticlogo std.png
USA hellokitty
Myinsanitylogo std.png
South Korea jjakji
Liquidlogo std.png
Germany TLO
Ivd std.png
Mexico MajOr
Cjentuslogo std.png
South Korea herO
CMStormlogo std.png
South Korea Polt
Cjentuslogo std.png
South Korea Bbyong


Stage 1[edit]

Dual Tournament #1[edit]

Dual Tournament #2[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
January 30, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Ticon small.png jjakji 2-1 4-2
3. USA Picon small.png puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil Zicon small.png Erik 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
January 30, 2014 - 13:45 BRST
1. South Korea Picon small.png MC 2-0 4-0
2. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-1 4-2
3. Brazil Zicon small.png Shakti 1-2 2-5
4. USA Picon small.png hellokitty 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
January 31, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Picon small.png herO 2-1 5-2
3. Brazil Ticon small.png Kelazhur 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil Zicon small.png Tunico 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
January 31, 2014 - 13:30 BRST
1. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 2-0 4-1
2. Ireland Picon small.png ABomB 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Bbyong 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png trOt 0-2 1-4

Stage 3[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea jjakji
jjakji Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Polt
January 31, 2014 - 18:00 BRST
 South Korea Polt
 South Korea MC
MC Picon small.png
Picon small.png ABomB
January 31, 2014 - 19:30 BRST
 Ireland ABomB
 South Korea herO
herO Picon small.png
Ticon small.png MajOr
February 1, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
 Mexico MajOr
 Germany TLO
TLO Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
 South Korea Bomber
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea jjakji
jjakji Ticon small.png
Picon small.png MC
 South Korea MC
 South Korea herO
herO Picon small.png
Zicon small.png TLO
February 1, 2014 - 14:30 BRST
 Germany TLO
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea MC
MC Picon small.png
Picon small.png herO
 South Korea herO
Finalists MC and herO with host ReDeYe in front of the crowd

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage

View Games[edit]



See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]


  1. Michal Blicharz (December 10, 2013). "IEM Sao Paulo will give WCS points". Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  2. IEM (January 15, 2014). "StarCraft II action in Brazil presented to you by..". Retrieved January 15, 2014.
  3. "2014 WCS Player Handbook". Blizzard. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  4. 4.0 4.1 messioso (January 29, 2014). "trOt plays in Open Bracket as Barba didn't show up". Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  5. 5.0 5.1 messioso (January 29, 2014). "WM & elivolts get a default win as two players did not show up". Retrieved January 29, 2014.