IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne

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The sixth season of the Intel Extreme Masters, the global league of the video game champions, will take off with its first Global Challenge at gamescom 2011 in Cologne (August 17 - 21). The event will host the world's best gamers fighting for a share of 53,000 US Dollar and a slot in the World Championship competition, the grand finale of each season of the league.

Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge: Cologne
IEM Banner.png
League Information
Organizer: ESL
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.3.6
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Germany Germany
Format: 1v1, Group play
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize pool: $21,000
Start Date: 2011-08-17
End Date: 2011-08-21
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Ticon small.png PuMa
Silver.png South Korea Picon small.png MC
Bronze.png Poland Picon small.png MaNa
Copper.png Germany Picon small.png Socke
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 16
Picon small.png 6   Ticon small.png 6   Zicon small.png 4   
Maps
Dual Sight • Metalopolis • Shakuras Plateau • Shattered Temple • Tal'Darim Altar LE • Terminus SE • Xel'Naga Caverns
Chronology
 World Championship World ChampionshipGlobal Challenge Guangzhou Global Challenge Guangzhou 

Overview[edit]

The IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne is a StarCraft II tournament which takes place in Cologne, Germany from August 17th to 21st at gamescom 2011. The tournament is the first event in the 6th season of the ESL's Intel Extreme Masters series. 16 qualified players will compete in a $21,000 tournament and for the chance to earn an invite to the Season VI World Championship.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage - Round Robin Bo3
    • Top 2 qualify to Playoffs
  • Playoffs - Single-elimination Bo5
  • Finalists qualify to Season VI World Championship

Location[edit]

  • Cologne, Germany
  • Koelnmesse

Prize pool[edit]

Offering $21,000 spread among all players as follows:

Place Prize ID Team
1st $6,500 South Korea Ticon small.png PuMa Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2nd $3,300 South Korea Picon small.png MC OGsSKlogo std.png oGs.SK
3rd $1,750 Poland Picon small.png MaNa Mouzlogo std.png mousesports
4th $1,250 Germany Picon small.png Socke Atnlogo std.png Team ALTERNATE
5-8th $800 Ukraine Ticon small.png Kas - Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio - South Korea Ticon small.png SeleCT - Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe
9-12th $650 Serbia Ticon small.png Beastyqt - South Korea Picon small.png Killer - Poland Ticon small.png Tarson - France Zicon small.png Stephano
13-16th $600 Chile Zicon small.png KiLLeR - Poland Ticon small.png DieStar - Canada Picon small.png HuK - Sweden Picon small.png SaSe

Players[edit]

Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (4)
Sweden SaSe Ukraine Kas Poland Nerchio
Germany Socke Poland DieStar Australia mOOnGLaDe
Poland MaNa South Korea SeleCT France Stephano
Canada HuK Serbia Beastyqt Chile KiLLeR
South Korea Killer Poland Tarson
South Korea MC South Korea PuMa

Schedule[edit]

Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00 CET Groups A & B
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00 CET Groups C & D
Friday 10:00 - 20:00 CET Quarter Finals
Saturday 11:00 - 20:00 CET Semi Finals
Sunday 14:40 - 18:00 CET Finals

Results[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Picon small.png MC 3-0 6-1
2. Ukraine Ticon small.png Kas 2-1 4-3
3. Serbia Ticon small.png Beastyqt 1-2 3-4
4. Chile Zicon small.png KiLLeR 0-3 1-6
Group B
1. Germany Picon small.png Socke 2-1 5-3
2. South Korea Ticon small.png SeleCT 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png Killer 2-1 5-4
4. Poland Ticon small.png DieStar 0-3 1-6
Group C
1. Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio 3-0 6-0
2. Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe 2-1 4-3
3. Poland Ticon small.png Tarson 1-2 2-4
4. Canada Picon small.png HuK 0-3 1-6
Group D
1. Poland Picon small.png MaNa 3-0 6-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png PuMa 2-1 4-3
3. France Zicon small.png Stephano 1-2 4-4
4. Sweden Picon small.png SaSe 0-3 0-6

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 South Korea MC
3
MC Picon small.png
Ticon small.png SeleCT
August 19th 2011
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 Poland MaNa
3
MaNa Picon small.png
Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe
August 19th 2011
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
1
 Germany Socke
3
Socke Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Kas
August 19th 2011
 Ukraine Kas
1
 Poland Nerchio
0
Nerchio Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png PuMa
August 19th 2011
 South Korea PuMa
3
Semifinals
 South Korea MC
3
MC Picon small.png
Picon small.png MaNa
August 20th 2011
 Poland MaNa
0
 Germany Socke
0
Socke Picon small.png
Ticon small.png PuMa
August 20th 2011
 South Korea PuMa
3
Finals
 South Korea MC
0
MC Picon small.png
Ticon small.png PuMa
August 21st 2011
 South Korea PuMa
3
3rd Place Match
 Poland MaNa
3
MaNa Picon small.png
Picon small.png Socke
August 21st 2011
 Germany Socke
2

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Additional Coverage[edit]

Racial distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
664
Quarter Finals
332
Semi Finals
31
Final Match
11
Winner
1

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