World eSports Masters 2010

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[e][h]WEM 2010
League Information
Series:
WEM WEM
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Hangzhou
Format:
Double-Elimination Bracket (Bo1 + Bo3)
Prize pool:
$69,000
Start Date:
2010-11-03
End Date:
2010-11-07
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
 
 
 
 
Maps
Teams
Number of Teams:
8

About[edit]

The 2010 edition managed to get its running time down to an all-time low: only four days in total.

This year's lineup supplanted 2008 as the best in the tournament's history, with only mTw lacking of the world's elite level teams. The big storyline of this event was WeMade FOX finally winning an international tournament, after years of second places and semi-final eliminations. That their victory came in the form of a near-movie-storyline romp made it only sweeter. The Koreans drew their best map, inferno, a total of three times in the tournament, winning all of them. In the final they came from the lower bracket to avenge an upper bracket final loss to SK Gaming by beating the Swedes twice to take the crown.

Prior to the final SK Gaming had seemed to be the team gliding along on destiny's shoulders, as they had come with a stand-in, Delpan, to go along with their other stand-in, MODDII, and yet had beaten Na`Vi, the team of the year, on the Ukrainian's best map, train. After beating WeMade FOX in the upper final on dust2 everyone expected them to close the deal, but a mixture of the Koreans raising their games and SK crumbling during the closing stanzas of each map led to walle and company being forced to accept the silver medal. This would mark the second-to-last ever tournament played for SK by walle.

The Poles of FX found themselves twice victims of WeMade FOX's inferno draws, with that happening to one of the worst maps for the Poles. Na`Vi bizarrely were eliminated with two losses on train, by far their best map all year long, as SK Gaming knocked them out of the upper bracket and then FX, who admittedly were an excellent train team, eliminated them from the tournament in fourth. The only other big result of note was EG.usa's overtime upset of fnatic in the lower bracket, putting out Sweden's best team in a controversial match where claims were made of the Americans ghosting on the deciding round.


Prize Pool[edit]

$69,000 (USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

TyLoo
1China alex 
2China GoodRifle 
3China tb 
4China karl 
5China xf 
SK Gaming
1Sweden Delpan 
2Sweden walle 
3Sweden face 
4Sweden allen 
5Sweden MODDII 
Power Gaming
1Finland tihOp 
2Finland plastE 
3Finland naSu 
4Finland natu 
5Finland BASiC 
WeMade FOX
1South Korea glow 
2South Korea solo 
3South Korea peri 
4South Korea bail 
5South Korea termi 
Frag eXecutors
1Poland TaZ 
2Poland kuben 
3Poland Loord 
4Poland pasha 
5Poland NEO 
fnatic
1Sweden Gux 
2Sweden GeT_RiGhT 
3Sweden cArn 
4Sweden dsn 
5Sweden f0rest 

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
TyLoo
7
Natus Vincere
16
Power Gaming
3
SK Gaming
16
WeMade FOX
16
Evil Geniuses
4
Frag eXecutors
16
Fnatic
10
Semifinals
Natus Vincere
12
SK Gaming
16
WeMade FOX
16
Frag eXecutors
14
Winners' Finals
SK Gaming
16
WeMade FOX
7
Losers' Round 1
TyLoo
16
Power Gaming
5
Evil Geniuses
25
Fnatic
23
Losers' Round 2
Frag eXecutors
16
TyLoo
9
Natus Vincere
16
Evil Geniuses
3
Losers' Round 3
Frag eXecutors
16
Natus Vincere
8
Losers' Finals
WeMade FOX
16
Frag eXecutors
11
Grand Finals
SK Gaming
2
10
WeMade FOX
16
16