IEM Season VII - Cologne

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IEM Season VII - Cologne
League Information
Series: Intel Extreme Masters
Organizer: Electronic Sports League
Sponsor: Intel
Patriot Memory
BenQ
twitch
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.5.1
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Germany Germany
City: Cologne
Prize pool: $31,800
Start Date: 2012-08-15
End Date: 2012-08-19
Liquipedia Tier: Premier
Links: Website
Winners
South Korea Terran Mvp
Poland Zerg Nerchio
South Korea Zerg viOLet
Spain Zerg VortiX
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 24
Protoss 8   Terran 7   Zerg 9   
Maps
Atlantis Spaceship • ESL Daybreak • ESL Antiga Shipyard • ESL Entombed Valley • ESL Cloud Kingdom • ESL Ohana • ESL Metropolis
Chronology
 World Championship World ChampionshipChina China 

The seventh season of Intel Extreme Masters, the premier league of the Electronic Sports League, takes off with its first event at gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Koelnmesse (August 15 - 19). $31,800 will be awarded to the 24 players who qualified from all over the globe.

About[edit]

The IEM Season VII - Cologne is the first tournament in the Intel Extreme Masters Season VII, taking place in Cologne Germany during the video-game fair gamescom. For the first time in IEM's StarCraft 2 history, the tournament will feature an Open Bracket where 32 players will compete for 8 spots in the main event, joining the 24 players that qualified directly from four regional qualifiers across the world. The tournament boasts a $31,800 prize pool distributed across all 24 participating players and will be cast by Artosis, Day[9], Kaelaris and Tasteless with Jarett Cale as host.

Format[edit]

  • A 32 player Open Bracket, consisting of 4 double-elimination brackets with the top2 players qualifying to the Group Stage.
  • Group Stage consisting of the 16 qualified players and 8 players qualifing via the Open Bracket. The top 3 players from each group advance to a 12 player single-elimination playoff. The 1st player in each group advances directly to the playoff Ro8.
  • Single-elimination playoff for the top 12 players. All rounds are best-of-five and no bronze match is played.

Qualifiers[edit]

Prize pool[edit]

Panorama shot of the crowd on Friday. StarCraft II stage on the left, League of Legends on the right.

Offering $31,800 spread among all players as follows:

Place Prize ID Team
1st $6,500 South Korea Terran Mvp Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
2nd $3,300 Poland Zerg Nerchio Team Acer Team Acer
3rd/4th $1,700 South Korea Zerg viOLet AZUBU AZUBU
Spain Zerg VortiX Karont3 e-Sports Club Karont3

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (8) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (9)
Mousesports
Germany HasuObs
Team Empire
Ukraine Kas
Team Nv
Australia mOOnGLaDe
 
Finland elfi
Evil Geniuses
United Kingdom DeMusliM
 
Australia PiG
Millenium
Belgium Feast
MTw
South Korea SuperNova *
Western Wolves
Sweden SortOf
CompLexity Gaming
USA Minigun
StarTale
South Korea Bomber
RoX
Russia sLivko
Team SCV Life
South Korea inori
Incredible Miracle
South Korea Mvp
Team Acer
Poland Nerchio
Team Grubby
Netherlands Grubby
Millenium
South Korea ForGG
Karont3 e-Sports Club
Spain VortiX
SK Gaming
South Korea MC
Evil Geniuses
South Korea PuMa
Team Dignitas
Chile KiLLeR
South Korea ReaL
 
South Korea viOLet
Incredible Miracle
South Korea NesTea
  • SuperNova replaces MMA, who "doesn't feel in good enough shape" to participate [1]

Results[edit]

Open Bracket[edit]

Wednesday, August 15, 9am CEST:

Group Stage[edit]

Group Stage - Group A[edit]

Thursday, August 16, 9am CEST:

Group A
1. Poland Zerg Nerchio 3-2 8-5
2. South Korea Terran ForGG 3-2 7-5
3. Sweden Zerg SortOf 3-2 7-7
4. South Korea Protoss inori 2-3 6-7
5. South Korea Terran PuMa 2-3 5-7
6. United Kingdom Terran DeMusliM 2-3 5-7

Group Stage - Group B[edit]

Thursday, August 16, 2pm CEST:

Group B
1. South Korea Terran Mvp 4-1 9-3
2. South Korea Zerg viOLet 4-1 8-5
3. Ukraine Terran Kas 3-2 8-5
4. South Korea Zerg NesTea 3-2 6-5
5. Belgium Protoss Feast 1-4 5-9
6. Australia Zerg PiG 0-5 1-10

Group Stage - Group C[edit]

Friday, August 17, 9am CEST:

Group C
1. South Korea Terran Bomber 4-1 8-2
2. Russia Zerg sLivko 4-1 8-6
3. Finland Protoss elfi 3-2 7-6
4. Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe 2-3 7-7
5. Netherlands Protoss Grubby 2-3 6-8
6. USA Protoss Minigun 0-5 3-10

Group Stage - Group D[edit]

Friday, August 17, 2pm CEST:

Group D
1. South Korea Terran SuperNova 5-0 10-1
2. South Korea Protoss MC 3-2 7-4
3. Spain Zerg VortiX 3-2 7-4
4. Chile Zerg KiLLeR 2-3 4-7
5. Germany Protoss HasuObs 2-3 4-7
6. South Korea Protoss ReaL 0-5 1-10

Playoffs[edit]

Saturday, August 18, 9am CEST:

Round of 12 (Bo5)
 Finland elfi
1
elfi Protoss
Zerg viOLet
 South Korea viOLet
3
 South Korea MC
3
MC Protoss
Terran Kas
 Ukraine Kas
1
 Spain VortiX
3
VortiX Zerg
Terran ForGG
 South Korea ForGG
0
 Russia sLivko
3
sLivko Zerg
Zerg SortOf
 Sweden SortOf
0
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Bomber
0
Bomber Terran
Zerg viOLet
 South Korea viOLet
3
 Poland Nerchio
3
Nerchio Zerg
Protoss MC
 South Korea MC
0
 South Korea SuperNova
2
SuperNova Terran
Zerg VortiX
 Spain VortiX
3
 South Korea Mvp
3
Mvp Terran
Zerg sLivko
 Russia sLivko
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea viOLet
2
viOLet Zerg
Zerg Nerchio
 Poland Nerchio
3
 Spain VortiX
1
VortiX Zerg
Terran Mvp
 South Korea Mvp
3
Finals (Bo5)
 Poland Nerchio
1
Nerchio Zerg
Terran Mvp
 South Korea Mvp
3


Racial distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 24
879
Round of 12
255
Quarterfinals
134
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Winner
1

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