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  herO
South Korea  MC
South Korea  jjakji
Germany  TLO
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
9
10
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:

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)
Brazil valterlorran
Brazil Kelazhur
Brazil Nika
Brazil TerminatoR
Brazil Barba [4]
Brazil SaintSeiya
South Korea trOt [4]
Brazil Ferllo
Brazil DakkoN
Dual tournament #2 (6)
Brazil Polenguinho
Brazil Bush [5]
Brazil Erik
Brazil Tonho
Brazil elivolts
Brazil MoSkA [5]
Brazil Gadernal
Brazil Shakti
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (4)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Brazil Kelazhur
Brazil Shakti
South Korea trOt
Brazil Erik
Invites (4)
South Korea MC
South Korea Bomber
Brazil Tunico
Ireland ABomB
Through qualifiers (8)
USA hellokitty
South Korea jjakji
Germany TLO
USA puCK
Mexico MajOr
South Korea herO
South Korea Polt
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  Bomber 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  jjakji 2-1 4-2
3. USA  puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil  Erik 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Stage 3[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea jjakji
3
jjakji 
 Polt
January 31, 2014 - 18:00 BRST
 South Korea Polt
0
 South Korea MC
3
MC 
 ABomB
January 31, 2014 - 19:30 BRST
 Ireland ABomB
0
 South Korea herO
3
herO 
 MajOr
February 1, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
 Mexico MajOr
0
 Germany TLO
3
TLO 
 Bomber
 South Korea Bomber
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea jjakji
1
jjakji 
 MC
 South Korea MC
3
 South Korea herO
3
herO 
 TLO
February 1, 2014 - 14:30 BRST
 Germany TLO
0
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea MC
1
MC 
 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.