IEM Season V - World Championship

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IEM Season V - World Championship
League Information
Series: Intel Extreme Masters
Organizer: ESL
Sponsor: Intel
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.2.2
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Germany Germany
City: Hanover
Prize pool: $30,000
Start Date: 2011-03-01
End Date: 2011-03-05
Liquipedia Tier: Premier
Winners
South Korea Protoss AcE
South Korea Zerg Moon
South Korea Protoss Squirtle
Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 12
Protoss 4   Terran 4   Zerg 4   
Chronology
 Southeast Asian Championship Southeast Asian ChampionshipGlobal Challenge Cologne Global Challenge Cologne 

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
Prize
ID
Team
1st
$13,000
South Korea Protoss AcE StarTale StarTale
2nd
$6,500
South Korea Zerg Moon WeMade FOX WeMade FOX
3rd
$4,000
South Korea Protoss Squirtle StarTale StarTale
4th
$2,500
Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe FXOpen e-Sports FXOpen e-Sports

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 Zerg 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 Zerg MorroW Winner, Global Challenge Cologne
Peru Terran Fenix Winner, American Championships
USA Terran qxc 2nd, American Championships
Sweden Terran SjoW Winner, European Championships
Ukraine Protoss White-Ra 2nd, European Championships
Poland Terran Tarson 4th, European Championships
Germany Protoss Socke 5th, European Championships**
Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe Winner, Southeast Asian Championships
South Korea Protoss Squirtle Asian Invite
South Korea Protoss AcE Asian Invite
South Korea Zerg Moon Asian Invite
USA Zerg 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
1. South Korea Protoss AcE 5-0 10-0
2. USA Zerg IdrA 4-1 8-4
3. Sweden Zerg MorroW 2-3 6-7
4. Ukraine Protoss White-Ra 2-3 5-8
5. Poland Terran Tarson 2-3 5-7
6. USA Terran qxc 0-5 2-10
Group B
1. South Korea Zerg Moon 5-0 10-2
2. Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe 4-1 8-3
3. South Korea Protoss Squirtle 2-3 5-6, 5-3
4. Sweden Terran SjoW 2-3 5-6, 3-4
5. Germany Protoss Socke 2-3 5-6, 3-4
6. Peru Terran Fenix 0-5 0-10

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 South Korea AcE
W
  BYE
0
 Sweden MorroW
1
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
3
 USA IdrA
2
 South Korea Squirtle
3
  BYE
0
 South Korea Moon
W
Semifinals
 South Korea AcE
3
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
0
 South Korea Squirtle
2
 South Korea Moon
3
Finals
 South Korea AcE
3
 South Korea Moon
2
3rd Place Match
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
2
 South Korea Squirtle
3

Racial distribution[edit]

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

VODs[edit]

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