Improvement Cup VI

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[e][h]Improvement Cup VI
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
World World
Teams:
16
Game Mode:
Format:
1v1/2v2, Swiss System & Double Elimination
Prize Pool:
$200 USD
Start Date:
2020-12-15
End Date:
2021-04-10
Liquipedia Tier:
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Improvement Cup VI is a two-player team tournament. It is a Middle Elo Cup with the maximum combined ELO of the two (or three, since a second lower ELO player is allowed as substitute) players of the same team being at 3700.

About[edit]

Schedule[edit]

  • Week 1: December 15 - 22

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format & Settings[edit]

  • 1 versus 1 and 2 versus 2
    • G1, G2: 2v2
    • G3-G6: 1v1 (two games per player)
    • G7 (optional decider): 2v2
  • Swiss Stage:
    • 3 wins needed to advance to Knockout Stage
    • 1 series played per week
    • The teams only face other teams with the same record in the tournament
      • 0-0, 0-1, 0-2
      • 1-0, 1-1
      • 2-0, 2-1, 2-2
  • Showmatch:
    • Played by the teams winning 3-0 in the Swiss Stage
  • Knockout Stage
    • Double-elimination bracket
    • Maps: pretermined and set order
  • Map pool: predetermined for each round
    • 0-0, 0-1, 0-2:
      • 2v2: Coast to Mountain, Haywire, Sinkhole
      • 1v1: Aquifer, Dustbowl, Rocky Forest, Stranded
    • 1-0, 1-1:
      • 2v2: Forest Pond, Glade, Panem
      • 1v1: Coral, Inundation, Sacrid Springs, Sherwood Forest
    • 2-0, 2-1, 2-2:
      • 2v2: Khamsin, Takeshima, Zootou
      • 1v1: Desert Void, Lost Island, Monocle, Rockslide
  • Civ pool:
    • 5 predetermined civs available for each 2v2
    • 3 predetermined civs available for each 1v1
  • Slinging: Only players in Imperial Age are allowed to sling
  • Restarts:
    • 1 restart available per team for each series (has to be called until minute 4)
    • Admin restarts for bugged maps
  • Laming:
    • Not allowed before minute 3
    • On maps with nomad start: not allowed until minute 5 (also Villager kills aren't allowed before minute 5)

Prize Pool[edit]

$200 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:


Participants[edit]

Results[edit]

Swiss Stage[edit]

  • to be added

Knockout Stage[edit]

Quarterfinals
Rulers of Rome
4
FrenchNeverSurrender
2
PL
4
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
ThanksDE
2
Sh*t the deadline
2
Stackers
4
Mustikkakukko + Oma's Apfelkuchen
3
eBois of Anvil
4
Semifinals
Rulers of Rome
4
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
PL
3
Stackers
1
eBois of Anvil
5
Upper Bracket Final
Rulers of Rome
1
eBois of Anvil
5
Lower Bracket R1
FrenchNeverSurrender
4
ThanksDE
3
Sh*t the deadline
4
Mustikkakukko + Oma's Apfelkuchen
2
Lower Bracket R2
Stackers
2
FrenchNeverSurrender
4
PL
3
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
Sh*t the deadline
4
Lower Bracket R3
FrenchNeverSurrender
2
Sh*t the deadline
4
Lower Bracket Final
Rulers of Rome
0
Sh*t the deadline
4
Grand Final
eBois of Anvil
5
Sh*t the deadline
3

References[edit]