IEM Season V - World Championship

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IEM V - World Championship
IEM Banner.png
League Information
Organizer: ESL
Sponsor: Intel
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.2.2
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Germany Germany
Prize pool: $30,000
Start Date: 2011-03-01
End Date: 2011-03-05
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Picon small.png AcE
Silver.png South Korea Zicon small.png Moon
Bronze.png South Korea Picon small.png Squirtle
Copper.png Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 12
Picon small.png 4   Ticon small.png 4   Zicon small.png 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 Picon small.png AcE Startalelogo 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 Startalelogo std.png StarTale
4th
$2,500
Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe FXOlogo std.png 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 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
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
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]

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

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