IEM Season VII - Cologne

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[e][h]IEM Season VII - Cologne
League Information
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Germany Cologne
Prize pool:
$31,800
Start Date:
2012-08-15
End Date:
2012-08-19
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  Mvp
Poland  Nerchio
South Korea  viOLet
Spain  VortiX
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
24
8
7
9
Maps
Chronology

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:


Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (8) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (9)
Germany HasuObs
Ukraine Kas
Australia mOOnGLaDe
 
Finland elfi
United Kingdom DeMusliM
 
Australia PiG
Belgium Feast
South Korea SuperNova *
Sweden SortOf
USA Minigun
South Korea Bomber
Russia sLivko
South Korea inori
South Korea Mvp
Poland Nerchio
Netherlands Grubby
South Korea ForGG
Spain VortiX
South Korea MC
South Korea PuMa
Chile KiLLeR
South Korea ReaL
 
South Korea viOLet
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  Nerchio 3-2 8-5
2. South Korea  ForGG 3-2 7-5
3. Sweden  SortOf 3-2 7-7
4. South Korea  inori 2-3 6-7
5. South Korea  PuMa 2-3 5-7
6. United Kingdom  DeMusliM 2-3 5-7

Group Stage - Group B[edit]

Thursday, August 16, 2pm CEST:

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

Group Stage - Group C[edit]

Friday, August 17, 9am CEST:

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

Group Stage - Group D[edit]

Friday, August 17, 2pm CEST:

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

Playoffs[edit]

Saturday, August 18, 9am CEST:

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