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.

IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne
League Information
Series: Intel Extreme Masters
Organizer: ESL
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.3.6
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Germany Germany
City: Cologne
Format: 1v1, Group play
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize pool: $21,000
Start Date: 2011-08-17
End Date: 2011-08-21
Liquipedia Tier: Premier
Winners
South Korea Terran PuMa
South Korea Protoss MC
Poland Protoss MaNa
Germany Protoss Socke
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 16
Protoss 6   Terran 6   Zerg 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 Terran PuMa Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
2nd $3,300 South Korea Protoss MC OGs.SK oGs.SK
3rd $1,750 Poland Protoss MaNa Mousesports mousesports
4th $1,250 Germany Protoss Socke Team ALTERNATE Team ALTERNATE
5-8th $800 Ukraine Terran Kas - Poland Zerg Nerchio - South Korea Terran SeleCT - Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe
9-12th $650 Serbia Terran Beastyqt - South Korea Protoss Killer - Poland Terran Tarson - France Zerg Stephano
13-16th $600 Chile Zerg KiLLeR - Poland Terran DieStar - Canada Protoss HuK - Sweden Protoss 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 Protoss MC 3-0 6-1
2. Ukraine Terran Kas 2-1 4-3
3. Serbia Terran Beastyqt 1-2 3-4
4. Chile Zerg KiLLeR 0-3 1-6
Group B
1. Germany Protoss Socke 2-1 5-3
2. South Korea Terran SeleCT 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Protoss Killer 2-1 5-4
4. Poland Terran DieStar 0-3 1-6
Group C
1. Poland Zerg Nerchio 3-0 6-0
2. Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe 2-1 4-3
3. Poland Terran Tarson 1-2 2-4
4. Canada Protoss HuK 0-3 1-6
Group D
1. Poland Protoss MaNa 3-0 6-1
2. South Korea Terran PuMa 2-1 4-3
3. France Zerg Stephano 1-2 4-4
4. Sweden Protoss SaSe 0-3 0-6

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 South Korea MC
3
MC Protoss
Terran SeleCT
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 Poland MaNa
3
MaNa Protoss
Zerg mOOnGLaDe
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
1
 Germany Socke
3
Socke Protoss
Terran Kas
 Ukraine Kas
1
 Poland Nerchio
0
Nerchio Zerg
Terran PuMa
 South Korea PuMa
3
Semifinals
 South Korea MC
3
MC Protoss
Protoss MaNa
 Poland MaNa
0
 Germany Socke
0
Socke Protoss
Terran PuMa
 South Korea PuMa
3
Finals
 South Korea MC
0
MC Protoss
Terran PuMa
 South Korea PuMa
3
3rd Place Match
 Poland MaNa
3
MaNa Protoss
Protoss Socke
 Germany Socke
2

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Streams[edit]

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VODs[edit]

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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