IEM Season V - American Championships

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[e][h]IEM Season V - American Championships
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA New York
Prize pool:
$12,400
Start Date:
2010-10-08
End Date:
2010-10-10
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
Peru Terran Fenix
USA Terran qxc
Canada Protoss HuK
Canada Terran Drewbie
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
8
Protoss 3
Terran 5
Chronology

About[edit]

The first of the Intel Extreme Masters Season V Championships, the American Championships held in New York will pit the best of the Americas players against each other for a chance for massive prize rewards and a spot in the Global Championships. It is unknown how many spots there will be at the event, but it seems that it will consist exclusively of the 8 who qualified through the IEM Season V US - Regular Season Cup.

The format will run as two groups of four. The top two from each group will go through into a standard single-elimination bracket for the Semifinals and Finals.

Prize pool[edit]

ESL stated that of the $59,600 total available at the American Championships, $12,400 would be available for StarCraft II.[1] On top of this, the top 2 players qualified for the IEM Season V global finals.[2] The top four prize money was distributed as follows:[3]

Place $ USD Player Team
1st $4,000 Peru Terran Fenix Fnatic Fnatic
2nd $2,000 USA Terran qxc ROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
3rd $1,200 Canada Protoss HuK Millenium Millenium
4th $800 Canada Terran Drewbie ROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
5th-6th $550 Canada Protoss SUGGY CompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
Canada Protoss KiWiKaKi ROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
7th-8th $450 USA Terran MurDeR VVv Gaming vVv Gaming
Canada Terran Silver CompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming

Players[edit]

Protoss (3) Terran (5) Zerg (0)
Canada HuK Peru Fenix
Canada KiWiKaKi USA qxc
Canada SUGGY USA MurDeR
Canada Drewbie
Canada Silver

CauthonLuck[edit]

Originally CauthonLuck qualified for the event, but could not make it. In this case, Silver replaced him.

Results[edit]

Finals Group Stage Results[edit]

Group Stage Tables

Group A
October 8, 2010
1. Canada Protoss HuK 3-0 6-2
2. Canada Terran Drewbie 1-2 4-4
3. Canada Protoss SUGGY 1-2 3-5
4. USA Terran MurDeR 1-2 3-5

Group Summary

HuK managed to win each series in his group despite dropping a game to Drewbie and MurDeR. The rest of the players went 1-1 in their other games, leaving them in a three way tie that was decided by win/loss which Drewbie edged ahead in.

  • Protoss HuK advances 3-0 with a 6-2 game record.
  • Terran Drewbie advances 1-2 with a 4-4 game record.
Group B
October 8, 2010
1. Peru Terran Fenix 3-0 6-0
2. USA Terran qxc 2-1 4-3
3. Canada Protoss KiWiKaKi 1-2 3-4
4. Canada Terran Silver 0-3 0-6

Group Summary

The story of Day 1 was Fenix's domination of his group, not dropping a single game or even looking in much danger of doing so. qxc came through second after defeating KiWiKaKi in a great series and calmly moving Silver aside to set up his game with HuK.

  • Terran Fenix advances 3-0 with a 6-0 game record.
  • Terran qxc advances 2-1 with a 4-3 game record.

Playoff Bracket[edit]

Semifinals
 Canada HuK
1
HuK Protoss
Terran qxc
October 9, 2010
 USA qxc
3
 Peru Fenix
3
Fenix Terran
Terran Drewbie
October 9, 2010
 Canada Drewbie
2
Finals
 USA qxc
1
qxc Terran
Terran Fenix
October 10, 2010
 Peru Fenix
3
3rd Place Match
 Canada HuK
3
HuK Protoss
Terran Drewbie
October 10, 2010
 Canada Drewbie
2

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage
493
Final: Ro8
35
Final: Ro4
13
Final
2
Winner
1

Replays[edit]

Not available

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