IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou

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[e][h]IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou
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League Information
Organizer:
Server:
China
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Guangzhou
Prize pool:
$21,000
Start Date:
2011-10-01
End Date:
2011-10-04
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
USA Zicon small.png IdrA
Finland Picon small.png elfi
South Korea Ticon small.png PuMa
Germany Picon small.png HasuObs
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Picon small.png 4
Ticon small.png 6
Zicon small.png 6
Chronology

The Global Challenge at Ani-Com & Games in Guangzhou was the second event of the global league of the video game champions. Teams of Counter-Strike and League of Legends as well as StarCraft II players played in Guangzhou, China, from October 1 to 5, for a total prize money of $93,000.

Overview[edit]

The IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou is a StarCraft II tournament which took place in Guangzhou, China on October 1 to 4. The tournament is the second event in the 6th season of the ESL's Intel Extreme Masters series. 16 qualified players competed 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
  • Top 2 Finalists qualify to Season VI World Championship

Prize pool[edit]

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

Place $ USD Player Team
1st $6,500 USA Zicon small.png IdrA Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2nd $3,300 Finland Picon small.png elfi Teamacerlogo std.png Team Acer
3rd $1,750 South Korea Ticon small.png PuMa Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
4th $1,250 Germany Picon small.png HasuObs Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
5th-8th $800 Ukraine Zicon small.png DIMAGA Mtwlogo std.png mTw
Ukraine Ticon small.png Strelok ImbaFXOlogo std.png Guild of Imbalance
South Korea Picon small.png JYP TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
South Korea Zicon small.png Revival TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
9th-12th $650 China Zicon small.png YHY ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
South Korea Ticon small.png Rain Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
China Picon small.png Jim Tyloologo std.png TyLoo
China Ticon small.png Way ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
13th-16th $600 Australia Zicon small.png PiG ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
China Zicon small.png XiGua ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
Sweden Ticon small.png Jinro Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
Australia Zicon small.png iaguz Xeria-Gaming.png Xeria Gaming

Players[edit]

ProtossProtoss (4) TerranTerran (6) ZergZerg (6)
Finland elfi Ukraine Strelok Ukraine DIMAGA
Germany HasuObs South Korea Rain USA IdrA
South Korea JYP South Korea PuMa Australia PiG
China Jim Sweden Jinro China XiGua
Australia iaguz South Korea Revival
China Way China YHY

Results[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
October 1, 2011
1. South Korea Ticon small.png PuMa 3-0 6-0
2. Germany Picon small.png HasuObs 2-1 4-2
3. China Zicon small.png YHY 1-2 2-4
4. Australia Zicon small.png PiG 0-3 0-6
Group B
October 1, 2011
1. Ukraine Zicon small.png DIMAGA 3-0 6-0
2. South Korea Picon small.png JYP 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Rain 1-2 2-5
4. China Zicon small.png XiGua 0-3 1-6
Group C
October 2, 2011
1. Finland Picon small.png elfi 3-0 6-0
2. USA Zicon small.png IdrA 1-2 3-4
3. China Picon small.png Jim 1-2 2-4
4. Sweden Ticon small.png Jinro 1-2 2-5
Group D
October 2, 2011
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Revival 3-0 6-1
2. Ukraine Ticon small.png Strelok 2-1 5-2
3. China Ticon small.png Way 1-2 2-4
4. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 0-3 0-6

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Germany HasuObs
3
HasuObs Picon small.png
Zicon small.png DIMAGA
 Ukraine DIMAGA
2
 Finland elfi
3
elfi Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Strelok
 Ukraine Strelok
1
 South Korea PuMa
3
PuMa Ticon small.png
Picon small.png JYP
 South Korea JYP
0
 South Korea Revival
1
Revival Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png IdrA
 USA IdrA
3
Semifinals
 Germany HasuObs
2
 Finland elfi
3
 South Korea PuMa
0
PuMa Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png IdrA
 USA IdrA
3
Finals
 Finland elfi
1
 USA IdrA
3
3rd Place Match
 Germany HasuObs
1
HasuObs Picon small.png
Ticon small.png PuMa
 South Korea PuMa
3

View Games[edit]

Additional Coverage[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
466
Quarterfinals
323
Semifinals
211
Final Match
11
Winner
1

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