IEM Season VIII - Shanghai

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Shanghai
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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 Zicon small.png Revival
South Korea Picon small.png Oz
South Korea Picon small.png HerO
South Korea Picon small.png MC
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
Picon small.png 11
Ticon small.png 10
Zicon small.png 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 Zicon small.png Revival Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2nd $4,000 450 South Korea Picon small.png Oz Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
3rd-4th $2,000 300 South Korea Picon small.png HerO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
South Korea Picon small.png MC Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
5th-8th $1,000 225 South Korea Ticon small.png Polt CMStormlogo std.png CM Storm
South Korea Ticon small.png aLive Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
South Korea Zicon small.png DongRaeGu Mvplogo std.png MVP
9th-12th $400 150 South Korea Picon small.png Daisy WesternWolvesLogo std.png Western Wolves
South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
China Picon small.png MacSed IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming
Russia Picon small.png TitaN Roxicon std.png RoX
13th-16th $350 75 Australia Ticon small.png iaguz FrayLogo.png Frenetic Array
USA Ticon small.png qxc Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
Russia Zicon small.png sLivko Virtuslogo std.png Virtus.pro
South Korea Picon small.png MyuNgSiK Ktrolsterlogo std.png KT Rolster

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (3)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
Sklogo std.png
South Korea MC
Primelogo std.png
South Korea ByuN
IGlogo std.png
China XiGua
Zoo std.png
China Top
IGlogo std.png
China XY
WesternWolvesLogo std.png
South Korea Daisy
TeamPartClarity.png
South Korea Shuttle
IGlogo std.png
China Jim
Dual tournament #2 (8)
Grubbylogo std.png
Netherlands Grubby
Welogo std.png
China Loner
Zoo std.png
China Courage
Vglogo std.png
China Ash
WesternWolvesLogo std.png
South Korea Sting
Mvplogo std.png
South Korea DongRaeGu
Eglogo std.png
South Korea Oz
Vglogo std.png
China Infi
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (5)
From Dual tournaments (4)
WesternWolvesLogo std.png
South Korea Daisy
Mvplogo std.png
South Korea DongRaeGu
Sklogo std.png
South Korea MC
Eglogo std.png
South Korea Oz
From WCS rankings (4)
Liquidlogo std.png
South Korea HerO
Eglogo std.png
South Korea aLive
Eglogo std.png
South Korea Revival
Eglogo std.png
South Korea Jaedong
Through qualifiers (8)
Roxicon std.png
Russia TitaN
CMStormlogo std.png
South Korea Polt
Virtuslogo std.png
Russia sLivko
Ktrolsterlogo std.png
South Korea MyuNgSiK
Complexitylogo std.png
USA qxc
Quanticlogo std.png
South Korea HyuN *
IGlogo std.png
China MacSed
FrayLogo.png
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 Zicon small.png DongRaeGu 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Revival 2-1 5-3
3. Russia Picon small.png TitaN 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Picon small.png MyuNgSiK 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
July 26, 2013 - 06:00 CEST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png aLive 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Picon small.png Oz 2-1 5-3
3. China Picon small.png MacSed 1-2 2-4
4. Russia Zicon small.png sLivko 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
July 26, 2013 - 08:00 CEST
1. South Korea Picon small.png HerO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Picon small.png MC 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 1-2 4-4
4. USA Ticon small.png qxc 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
July 27, 2013 - 03:00 CEST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png Daisy 1-2 3-4
4. Australia Ticon small.png 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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