IEM Season VIII - Shanghai

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Shanghai
League Information
Server:
China
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
1v1
Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000
Start Date:
2013-07-25
End Date:
2013-07-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
28
11
10
7
Maps
Chronology

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.

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:

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (3)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
South Korea MC
South Korea ByuN
China XiGua
China Top
China XY
South Korea Daisy
South Korea Shuttle
China Jim
Dual tournament #2 (8)
Netherlands Grubby
China Loner
China Courage
China Ash
South Korea Sting
South Korea DongRaeGu
South Korea Oz
China Infi
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (5)
From Dual tournaments (4)
South Korea Daisy
South Korea DongRaeGu
South Korea MC
South Korea Oz
From WCS rankings (4)
South Korea HerO
South Korea aLive
South Korea Revival
South Korea Jaedong
Through qualifiers (8)
Russia TitaN
South Korea Polt
Russia sLivko
South Korea MyuNgSiK
USA qxc
South Korea HyuN *
China MacSed
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  DongRaeGu 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  Revival 2-1 5-3
3. Russia  TitaN 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea  MyuNgSiK 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Stage 3[edit]

Bracket[edit]

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

Racial Distribution[edit]

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

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