IEM Season V - World Championship

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[e][h]IEM Season V - World Championship
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  AcE
South Korea  Moon
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
12
4
4
4
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:

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  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  MorroW Winner, Global Challenge Cologne
Peru  Fenix Winner, American Championships
USA  qxc 2nd, American Championships
Sweden  SjoW Winner, European Championships
Ukraine  White-Ra 2nd, European Championships
Poland  Tarson 4th, European Championships
Germany  Socke 5th, European Championships**
Australia  mOOnGLaDe Winner, Southeast Asian Championships
South Korea  Squirtle Asian Invite
South Korea  AcE Asian Invite
South Korea  Moon Asian Invite
USA  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  AcE 5-0 10-0
2. USA  IdrA 4-1 8-4
3. Sweden  MorroW 2-3 6-7
4. Ukraine  White-Ra 2-3 5-8
5. Poland  Tarson 2-3 5-7
6. USA  qxc 0-5 2-10
Group B
March 2, 2011
1. South Korea  Moon 5-0 10-2
2. Australia  mOOnGLaDe 4-1 8-3
3. South Korea  Squirtle 2-3 5-6, 5-3
4. Sweden  SjoW 2-3 5-6, 3-4
5. Germany  Socke 2-3 5-6, 3-4
6. Peru  Fenix 0-5 0-10

Playoffs[edit]

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