IeSF 2012 World Championship
The IeSF 2012 World Championship is the fourth international e-Sports tournament held by the International e-Sports Federation. This event was held in Cheonan, South Korea from 2 October to 6 October 2012. Khaldor and Wolf casted the event in English.
- StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2
- A.V.A (Alliance of Valiant Arms)
Women's Invitational Match
The official Rules of the Tournament indicate the following division of awards:
- Composite Performance Award (1st rank nation, and 2nd rank nation)
- Awards for each title (1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place)
Composite Performance Award
The first two nations receive a trophy for Composite Performance Award. The rank of each member nation is determined based on the sum of points acquired from results of each official title, as follows:
|Rank||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||5 - 8th||9 - 16th||17 - 32nd|
The nations which participated in A.V.A continental preliminaries obtain 11 points.
Ranking of Nations
See full rankings on ie-sf.org
Awards for each title
A total prize money of ₩60,000,000, provided accordingly with ranking of each title, is announced in the official rules. However, MSSA, the South African member of IeSF, announced the following prize pool for each title:
- A.V.A: ₩20,000,000 (circa $18,000)
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2: ₩5,000,000 (circa $4,500)
- StarCraft II: ₩5,000,000 (circa $4,500), spread as follows:
|Place||$ USD||₩ KRW||Player||Team|
|3rd||$900.78||₩ 1,000,000||Verdi||Vega Squadron|
Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on October 5, 2012: 1,000 KRW = 0.90078 USD.
- 8 groups
- Best-of-one matches
- Top 2 players of each group to the playoffs
- 16-player Single-elimination Bracket
- Best-of-three from Round of 16 until Semifinals
- Final Match in a best-of-five
Detailed information: IeSF 2012 World Championship Qualifiers
|List of Qualifiers|
|Country||Announcement||Status of qualifiers|
|Australia||English (Source: sc2sea.com)||Finished|
|Austria||German (Source: esvoe.at)||Finished|
|Bangladesh||English (Source: esportsbd.com)||Finished|
|Belgium||Dutch (Source: gamelux.nl)||Finished|
|Bulgaria||English (Source: bfes.bg)||Finishedd|
|Denmark||Danish (Source: eSportDanmark.dk)||Finished|
|Finland||Finnish (Source: sett.fi)||Finished|
|France||French (Source: ffjvr.org)||Finished|
|Germany||German (Source: twitch.tv/taketv)||Finishedc|
|Israel||Hebrew (Source: forcefield.co.il)||Finished|
|Kazakhstan||Russian (Source: next.kz)||Finished|
|Malaysia||English (Source: lowyat.net)||Finished|
|Namibia||English (Source: hwc-clan.com)||Cancelleda|
|Netherlands||English (Source: esl.eu)||Finished|
|Philippines||English (Source: facebook.com)||Finished|
|Romania||Romanian (Source: pgl.ro)||Finished|
|Russia||Russian (Source: resp.su)||Finished|
|Serbia||English (Source: mydgb.net)||Finished|
|Singapore||English (Source: thegamesxpo.com)||Finished|
|South Africa||English (Source: mygaming.co.za)||Finished|
|South Korea||Korean (Source: e-sports.or.kr)||Finished|
|Sri Lanka||English (Source: gamer.lk)||Cancelledb|
|Spain||Spanish (Source: lvp.es)||Finished|
|Sweden||Swedish (Source: sesf.se)||Finished|
|Switzerland||Deutsch (Source: games.ch)||Finished|
|Taiwan||Chinese (Source: gamer.com.tw)||Finished|
a On 18 July 2012, the Namibian federation NESA disbanded, and the Namibia Qualifier has therefore been cancelled.
b The Sri Lankan Qualifier has been cancelled on the day it was supposed to be held.
c HasuObs tweeted that Socke was going to represent Germany at IeSF. However, whether this an invitation or the result of a qualifier is not known.
d Only a few players registered to the qualifiers, but nobody wanted to compete against Giantt, who thus qualified by default.
|Protoss (13)||Terran (6)||Zerg (8)|
|Ali Nizam Basheer|
- Azad Mammadli also participated to represent Azerbaijan, but which race he played is unknown.
- RiseN was replaced by Zeal, the runner-up of the Malaysian qualifier.
- Stellar, although he qualified, did not participate to the Main Tournament.
- The schedule of the IeSF World Championship 2012 iesf.org, 22 August 2012.
- Khaldor's tweet about the event schedule and cast twitter.com. Retrieved on 1 October 2012
- Official Titles of IeSF 2012 World Championship ie-sf.org, 22 August 2012.
- IeSF Notice for Members (Women's Invitational Match) IeSF June 2012 Newsletter, page 2. ie-sf.org, 10 June 2012.
- IeSF 2012 World Championship Rules of the Tournament
- Prize Pool (post by MSSA). facebook.com, 4 August 2012.
- NESA to be dissolved nesa.org.na, 18 July 2012.
- Namibia Qualifiers Registration Details hwc-clan.com, Last updated on 17 July 2012.
- Cancellation of Sri Lankan qualifier
- HasuObs's tweet about the German representative twitter.com. Retrieved on 6 September 2012