IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo
League Information
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
Brazil Sao Paulo
Format:
Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000
Start Date:
2014-01-29
End Date:
2014-02-01
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Protoss herO
South Korea Protoss MC
South Korea Terran jjakji
Germany Zerg TLO
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
Protoss 9
Terran 10
Zerg 9
Maps
Chronology

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]

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

Place $ USD WCS Points Player Team
1st $10,000 750 South Korea Protoss herO CJ Entus CJ Entus
2nd $4,000 500 South Korea Protoss MC ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
3rd-4th $2,000 375 South Korea Terran jjakji MYinsanity mYinsanity
Germany Zerg TLO Team Liquid Team Liquid
5th-8th $1,000 250 South Korea Terran Polt CM Storm CM Storm
Ireland Protoss ABomB MYinsanity mYinsanity
Mexico Terran MajOr ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Terran Bomber Red Bull Red Bull
9th-12th $400 125 USA Protoss puCK IvDgaming IvDgaming
Brazil Zerg Shakti BunkerTeam BunkerTeam
Brazil Terran Kelazhur Core Gaming Core Gaming
South Korea Terran Bbyong CJ Entus CJ Entus
13th-16th $350 125 Brazil Zerg Erik ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
USA Protoss hellokitty Fnatic Fnatic
South Korea Terran trOt CJ Entus CJ Entus
13th-16th $350 - Brazil Zerg Tunico Kaos Latin Gamers 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]

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (14)
Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (6)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
Category:Free Agents
Brazil valterlorran
Core Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Nika
Category:Free Agents
Brazil TerminatoR
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Barba [4]
Category:Free Agents
Brazil SaintSeiya
CJ Entus
South Korea trOt [4]
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Ferllo
Category:Free Agents
Brazil DakkoN
Dual tournament #2 (6)
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Polenguinho
Love Your Girlfriend
Brazil Bush [5]
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Erik
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Tonho
Category:Free Agents
Brazil elivolts
Category:Free Agents
Brazil MoSkA [5]
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Gadernal
BunkerTeam
Brazil Shakti
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (4)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Core Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
BunkerTeam
Brazil Shakti
CJ Entus
South Korea trOt
Category:Free Agents
Brazil Erik
Invites (4)
Category:Free Agents
South Korea MC
Red Bull
South Korea Bomber
Kaos Latin Gamers
Brazil Tunico
MYinsanity
Ireland ABomB
Through qualifiers (8)
Fnatic
USA hellokitty
MYinsanity
South Korea jjakji
Team Liquid
Germany TLO
IvDgaming
USA puCK
Category:Free Agents
Mexico MajOr
CJ Entus
South Korea herO
CM Storm
South Korea Polt
CJ Entus
South Korea Bbyong

Results[edit]

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 Terran Bomber 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran jjakji 2-1 4-2
3. USA Protoss puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil Zerg Erik 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
January 31, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
1. South Korea Terran Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss herO 2-1 5-2
3. Brazil Terran Kelazhur 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil Zerg Tunico 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

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

Stage 3[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea jjakji
3
jjakji Terran
Terran Polt
January 31, 2014 - 18:00 BRST
 South Korea Polt
0
 South Korea MC
3
MC Protoss
Protoss ABomB
January 31, 2014 - 19:30 BRST
 Ireland ABomB
0
 South Korea herO
3
herO Protoss
Terran MajOr
February 1, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
 Mexico MajOr
0
 Germany TLO
3
TLO Zerg
Terran Bomber
 South Korea Bomber
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea jjakji
1
jjakji Terran
Protoss MC
 South Korea MC
3
 South Korea herO
3
herO Protoss
Zerg TLO
February 1, 2014 - 14:30 BRST
 Germany TLO
0
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea MC
1
MC Protoss
Protoss herO
 South Korea herO
4
Finalists MC and herO with host ReDeYe in front of the crowd

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
574
Quarterfinals
341
Semifinals
211
Finals
2
Champion
1

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Michal Blicharz (December 10, 2013). "IEM Sao Paulo will give WCS points". Twitter.com. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  2. IEM (January 15, 2014). "StarCraft II action in Brazil presented to you by..". Intelextrememasters.com. 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". Teamliquid.net. 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". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved January 29, 2014.