Intel Extreme Masters Season II World Championship

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[e][h]Intel Extreme Masters II
League Information
Series:
Intel Extreme Masters IEM
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Germany Hannover
Teams:
10
Format:
5vs5
1 Group Stages
Double-elimination Bracket
Prize Pool:
$122,500 USD
Start Date:
2008-03-06
End Date:
2008-03-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Maps

About[edit]

The best players of Warcraft 3 and Counter-Strike met during the Intel Extreme Masters Season 2 to determine the best of the best. An enormous sum of 285,000 US-Dollar prize money waited for a new champion! Furthermore, Intel® Extreme Masters made the leap to America at the Global Challenges Los Angeles, where Non-Europeans could qualify for the Intel Extreme Masters Finals for the first time ever.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: March 6th - March 7th, 2008
    • Two single-elimination format Groups (4 teams each)
    • All matches are Bo1
    • The top team from each group advance directly to the Semifinals
    • Second and Third team advance to the Quarterfinals
  • Playoffs: March 8th - March 9th, 2008
    • Double-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Final is Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$122,500 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

fnatic
1Sweden Archi 
2Sweden cArn 
3Sweden dsn 
4Sweden f0rest 
5Sweden ins 
mibr
1Brazil bit 
2Brazil btt 
3Brazil cky 
4Brazil fnx 
5Brazil ton 
CBrazil gAuLeS 
E-STRO
1South Korea ari 
2South Korea bail 
3South Korea hee 
4South Korea termi 
5South Korea solo 
Excello
1Finland tihOp 
2Finland Shiri 
3Finland SPIKEONE 
4Finland kookas 
5Finland Twista 
mousesports
1Germany cyx 
2Germany gob b 
3Austria gore 
4Germany Kapio 
5Germany Tixo 
Virtus.pro
1Ukraine Edward 
2Ukraine Zeus 
3Russia LeX 
4Russia ROMJkE 
5Russia Sally 

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]
Group A
March 6, 2008 - 17:00 CET
1. mousesports 4-0-1 75-45 +30 12p
2. Team ROCCAT 2-0-2 59-61 -2 6p
3. Spirit of Amiga 2-0-2 57-61 -4 6p
4. mibr 1-0-3 54-66 -12 3p
5. Fnatic 1-0-3 53-65 -12 3p
Group B[edit]
Group B
March 8, 2008 - 09:00 CET
1. SK Gaming 4-0-0 78-42 +36 12p
2. Team ALTERNATE 3-0-1 71-49 +22 9p
3. e-STRO 1-1-2 61-59 +2 4p
4. Virtus.pro 1-1-2 59-61 -2 4p
5. Excello 0-0-4 31-89 -58 0p

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Team ALTERNATE
Spirit of Amiga
Team ROCCAT
e-STRO
Semifinals
mousesports
12
March 8, 2008 - 14:45 CET
12 
 
 16
 
Team ALTERNATE
16
SK Gaming
7
March 8, 2008 - 14:45 CET
7 
 
 16
 
e-STRO
16
Winners' Final
Team ALTERNATE
5
March 9, 2008 - 13:15 CET
 
 
 
 
e-STRO
16
Losers' Round 1
mousesports
BYE
BYE
SK Gaming
Losers' Round 2
mousesports
16
March 9, 2008 - 10:15 CET
16 
 
 14
 
SK Gaming
14
Losers' Final
Team ALTERNATE
3
March 9, 2008 - 10:15 CET
3 
 
 16
 
mousesports
16
Grand Final
e-STRO
1
March 9, 2008 - 16:00 CET
 
 
 
 
9 
 
 16
 
8 
 
 16
 
mousesports
2

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