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Intel Extreme Masters Season I World Championship

[e][h]Intel Extreme Masters I
League Information
Series:
Intel Extreme Masters IEM
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
Germany Hannover
Teams:
24
Format:
5vs5
2 Group Stages
Double-elimination Bracket
Prize Pool:
€92,000 EUR
(≃ $122,420 USD)
Start Date:
2007-03-15
End Date:
2007-03-21
Liquipedia Tier:
Maps

About[edit]

Intel Extreme Masters elevated eSports onto a new level entirely. The first season brought together the eSports elite from 24 European countries. With prize money of €160,000 (about $205,000), topped off by Intel Friday Night Game offline events in large European cities, the Extreme Masters by ESL set new standards for European gaming tournaments.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: March 15th - March 16th, 2007
    • Two single-elimination format Groups (4 teams each)
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Playoffs
  • Playoffs: March 17th - March 18th, 2007
    • Double-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Final is Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

€92,000 EUR (~$122,420 USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on March 18, 2007: 1 EUR = 1.330652 USD.

Participant List[edit]

Team Pentagram
1Poland kuben 
2Poland Loord 
3Poland LUq 
4Poland NEO 
5Poland TaZ 
H2k
1Denmark MoRf4r 
2Denmark whimp 
3Denmark KK 
4Denmark Paddy 
5Denmark zone 
fnatic
1Sweden cArn 
2Sweden dsn 
3Sweden f0rest 
4Sweden Archi 
5Sweden ins 

Results[edit]

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
March 15, 2007 - 16:00 CET
1. Team Pentagram 2-0-1 46-26 +20 6p
2. Fnatic 2-0-1 40-37 +3 6p
2. mousesports 1-1-1 43-45 -2 4p
4. ALTERNATE aTTaX 0-1-2 26-47 -21 1p

Group B[edit]

Group B
March 15, 2007 - 16:00 CET
1. SK Gaming 2-1-0 47-39 +8 7p
2. H2k Gaming 2-0-1 44-32 +12 6p
3. Meet Your Makers 1-0-2 37-40 -3 3p
4. Team Logitech.fi 0-1-2 30-47 -17 1p

Bracket[edit]

Semifinals
Team Pentagram
12
March 17, 2007 - 11:00 CET
12 
 
 16
 
H2k Gaming
16
Fnatic
21
March 17, 2007 - 10:00 CET
21 
 
 17
 
SK Gaming
17
Upper Bracket Final
H2k Gaming
16
March 17, 2007 - 14:15 CET
16 
 
 13
 
Fnatic
13
Lower Bracket Round 1
Team Pentagram
16
March 18, 2007 - 11:30 CET
16 
 
 7
 
SK Gaming
7
Lower Bracket Final
Fnatic
10
March 18, 2007 - 11:30 CET
10 
 
 16
 
Team Pentagram
16
Grand Final
H2k Gaming
0
March 18, 2007 - 15:00 CET
10 
 
 16
 
10 
 
 16
 
 
 
 
 
Team Pentagram
2

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