Improvement Cup VI

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[e][h]Improvement Cup VI
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Empathy_
Chrazini
Type:
Online
Teams:
16
Format:
1v1/2v2, Swiss System & Double Elimination
Prize Pool:
$200 USD
Start Date:
2020-12-15
End Date:
2021-04-04
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
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
PL
Stackers
eBois of Anvil
Upper Bracket Final
 
TBD
TBD
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
 
Lower Bracket R1
FrenchNeverSurrender
4
ThanksDE
3
Sh*t the deadline
Mustikkakukko + Oma's Apfelkuchen
Lower Bracket R2
 
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
FrenchNeverSurrender
 
TBD
TBD
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
 
Lower Bracket R3
 
TBD
TBD
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
 
Lower Bracket Final
 
TBD
TBD
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
 
Grand Final
 
TBD
TBD
TBD 
TBD
 TBD
 

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