IEM Season V - World Championship

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[e][h]IEM Season V - World Championship
IEM Banner.png
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Intel
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Germany Hanover
Prize pool:
$30,000
Start Date:
2011-03-01
End Date:
2011-03-05
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea Picon small.png AcE
South Korea Zicon small.png Moon
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
12
Picon small.png 4
Ticon small.png 4
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Chronology

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) is ESL's flagship competition. Held at CeBIT 2011 in Hanover, Germany.

Prize Pool[edit]

$30,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Place $ USD Player Team
1st $13,000 South Korea Picon small.png AcE Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
2nd $6,500 South Korea Zicon small.png Moon WeMadeFOXlogo std.png WeMade FOX
3rd $4,000 South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle Startale 2009-2011 logo std.png StarTale
4th $2,500 Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
5th-6th $800 USA Zicon small.png IdrA Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Sweden Zicon small.png MorroW Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
7th-8th $400 Ukraine Picon small.png White-Ra ZZZZZLogo filler std.png
Sweden Ticon small.png SjoW Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
9th-10th $400 Poland Ticon small.png Tarson Milllogo std.png Millenium
Germany Picon small.png Socke Alternatelogo std.png Team ALTERNATE
11th-12th $400 USA Ticon small.png qxc Rootlogo std.png ROOT Gaming
Peru Ticon small.png Fenix Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic

The tournament winner was also rewarded with a position in the GSL Code S up and down matches. This filled the position vacated by USA Zicon small.png IdrA after his decision to pull out of GSL March and return home to the USA.

Tournament System[edit]

As seen on the event page[1], the tournament structure is copied from the European Championship:

  • Two Groups of Six (12 players)
  • Top 3 in each group (6 players) qualifies for Playoffs. Winners are seeded into semifinals.
  • Group A 2nd vs Group B 3rd and vice versa.
  • Single-elimination Playoffs.

Participants[edit]

Player ID Qualified through
Sweden Zicon small.png MorroW Winner, Global Challenge Cologne
Peru Ticon small.png Fenix Winner, American Championships
USA Ticon small.png qxc 2nd, American Championships
Sweden Ticon small.png SjoW Winner, European Championships
Ukraine Picon small.png White-Ra 2nd, European Championships
Poland Ticon small.png Tarson 4th, European Championships
Germany Picon small.png Socke 5th, European Championships**
Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe Winner, Southeast Asian Championships
South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle Asian Invite
South Korea Picon small.png AcE Asian Invite
South Korea Zicon small.png Moon Asian Invite
USA Zicon small.png IdrA (South Korea)* Asian Invite

* IdrA got invited as an Asian invite when he still lived in Korea. His nationality is American.

** DeMusliM who placed third in the European Championship could not attend because of a broken arm. Socke replaced him as Europe's fourth representative.[2]

Results[edit]

Group A
March 1, 2011
1. South Korea Picon small.png AcE 5-0 10-0
2. USA Zicon small.png IdrA 4-1 8-4
3. Sweden Zicon small.png MorroW 2-3 6-7
4. Ukraine Picon small.png White-Ra 2-3 5-8
5. Poland Ticon small.png Tarson 2-3 5-7
6. USA Ticon small.png qxc 0-5 2-10
Group B
March 2, 2011
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Moon 5-0 10-2
2. Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe 4-1 8-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle 2-3 5-6, 5-3
4. Sweden Ticon small.png SjoW 2-3 5-6, 3-4
5. Germany Picon small.png Socke 2-3 5-6, 3-4
6. Peru Ticon small.png Fenix 0-5 0-10

Playoffs[edit]

Round 1
 Sweden MorroW
1
MorroW Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe
March 3, 2011
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
3
 USA IdrA
2
IdrA Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Squirtle
March 3, 2011
 South Korea Squirtle
3
Round 2
 South Korea AcE
3
AcE Picon small.png
Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe
March 4, 2011
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
0
 South Korea Moon
3
Moon Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Squirtle
March 4, 2011
 South Korea Squirtle
2
Finals
 South Korea AcE
3
AcE Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Moon
March 5, 2011
 South Korea Moon
2
3rd Place Match
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
2
mOOnGLaDe Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Squirtle
March 5, 2011
 South Korea Squirtle
3

Racial distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage (Ro12)
444
Round of 6
24
Semi Final
22
Final
11
Winner
1

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