IEM Season VIII - Shanghai

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Shanghai
League Information
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000
Start Date:
2013-07-25
End Date:
2013-07-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Zerg Revival
South Korea Protoss Oz
South Korea Protoss HerO
South Korea Protoss MC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
Protoss 11
Terran 10
Zerg 7
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

IEM Season VIII - Shanghai is the first event of IEM Season VIII, organized by ESL. It will be a Tier 1 event, giving WCS points for 2013 WCS Global Finals.

Tournament Information[edit]

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 $ USD WCS Points Player Team
1st $10,000 750 South Korea Zerg Revival Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
2nd $4,000 450 South Korea Protoss Oz Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
3rd-4th $2,000 300 South Korea Protoss HerO Team Liquid Team Liquid
South Korea Protoss MC SK Gaming SK Gaming
5th-8th $1,000 225 South Korea Terran Polt CM Storm CM Storm
South Korea Terran aLive Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zerg HyuN Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu MVP (team) MVP
9th-12th $400 150 South Korea Protoss Daisy Western Wolves Western Wolves
South Korea Zerg Jaedong Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
China Protoss MacSed Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming
Russia Protoss TitaN RoX RoX
13th-16th $350 75 Australia Terran iaguz Frenetic Array Frenetic Array
USA Terran qxc CompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
Russia Zerg sLivko Virtus.pro Virtus.pro
South Korea Protoss MyuNgSiK KT Rolster KT Rolster

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (3)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
SK Gaming
South Korea MC
Prime
South Korea ByuN
Invictus Gaming
China XiGua
Zenith of Origin
China Top
Invictus Gaming
China XY
Western Wolves
South Korea Daisy
Clarity Gaming
South Korea Shuttle
Invictus Gaming
China Jim
Dual tournament #2 (8)
Team Grubby
Netherlands Grubby
World Elite
China Loner
Zenith of Origin
China Courage
Vici Gaming
China Ash
Western Wolves
South Korea Sting
MVP (team)
South Korea DongRaeGu
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Oz
Vici Gaming
China Infi
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (5)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Western Wolves
South Korea Daisy
MVP (team)
South Korea DongRaeGu
SK Gaming
South Korea MC
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Oz
From WCS rankings (4)
Team Liquid
South Korea HerO
Evil Geniuses
South Korea aLive
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Revival
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Jaedong
Through qualifiers (8)
RoX
Russia TitaN
CM Storm
South Korea Polt
Virtus.pro
Russia sLivko
KT Rolster
South Korea MyuNgSiK
CompLexity Gaming
USA qxc
Quantic Gaming
South Korea HyuN *
Invictus Gaming
China MacSed
Frenetic Array
Australia iaguz

* HyuN replaces INnoVation, who is unable to attend due to 2012–2013 Proleague Finals.

Results[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Dual Tournament #1[edit]

Dual Tournament #2[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
July 26, 2013 - 03:00 CEST
1. South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Zerg Revival 2-1 5-3
3. Russia Protoss TitaN 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Protoss MyuNgSiK 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
July 26, 2013 - 06:00 CEST
1. South Korea Terran aLive 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss Oz 2-1 5-3
3. China Protoss MacSed 1-2 2-4
4. Russia Zerg sLivko 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
July 26, 2013 - 08:00 CEST
1. South Korea Protoss HerO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss MC 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea Zerg Jaedong 1-2 4-4
4. USA Terran qxc 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
July 27, 2013 - 03:00 CEST
1. South Korea Terran Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg HyuN 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Protoss Daisy 1-2 3-4
4. Australia Terran iaguz 0-2 0-4

Stage 3[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 South Korea Oz
3
 South Korea HerO
3
 South Korea HyuN
0
 South Korea MC
3
 South Korea aLive
1
 South Korea Revival
3
 South Korea Polt
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea MC
1
 South Korea Revival
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Oz
0
 South Korea Revival
4

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
745
Quarterfinals
323
Semifinals
31
Finals
11
Champion
1

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