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IEF 2009

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[e][h]IEF 2009
League Information
Series:
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Suwon
Format:
1v1
Prize Pool:
$15,000 USD
Start Date:
2009-10-30
End Date:
2009-11-01
Liquipedia Tier:
Participants
Number of Players:
30
Protoss 11
Terran 7
Zerg 12
Maps
Chronology

General Information[edit]

The 2009 IEF, or International Esports/entertainment Festival, was held from October 30 - November 1, 2009 in Suwon, South Korea. It featured Korean professional players, top foreigners and Chinese stars. With a prize pool of over $18,000 this tournament was a major event. StarCraft: Brood War was one of the official titles. [1]

The Korean broadcasting station OnGame.net covered the event for the foreign scene. As special treat famous K-Pop bands like Girl's Generation, SHINee and IU performed during the event.

The foreign players and the Koreans were invited directly. The Chinese players had to qualify in a satellite Qualifier first.

A consolation tournament for a lower prize pool was organized for the players who had been eliminated early in the main tournament.[2]

Prize Pool[edit]

$18,000 was awarded among the top placing players according to the following distribution:


Results[edit]

The final tournament started with five groups from which only the first of the groups advanced.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
(October 31, 2009)
Rank Player W L
1 South Korea  Terror 5 0
2 United Kingdom  MidiaN 2 1
3 Netherlands  Ret 1 1
4 Canada  Chill 2 2
5 China  LBH 1 3
6 Ukraine  Strelok 0 4
Detailed Results
ZergLBH
1
0
TerranStrelok
South KoreaZergTerror
1
0
ZergChill
South KoreaZergTerror
1
0
TerranStrelok
ZergChill
1
0
ZergLBH
South KoreaZergTerror
1
0
ZergRet
South KoreaZergTerror
1
0
ZergMidiaN
ZergRet
1
0
TerranStrelok
ZergMidiaN
1
0
ZergChill
South KoreaZergTerror
1
0
ZergLBH
ZergChill
1
0
TerranStrelok
Group B
(October 31, 2009)
Rank Player W L
1 China  Pj 4 1
2 South Korea  EffOrt 3 1
3 China  JayStar 3 2
4 South Korea  Bisu 2 2
5 United States  Artosis 1 3
6 United States  iNcontroL 0 4
Detailed Results
ProtossPj
1
0
TerranArtosis
ProtossBisu
1
0
ZergiNcontroL
ProtossJayStar
1
0
ZergiNcontroL
ProtossBisu
1
0
ProtossPj
ProtossPj
1
0
ZergEffOrt
ProtossJayStar
1
0
ProtossBisu
ProtossJayStar
1
0
TerranArtosis
ProtossPj
1
0
ZergiNcontroL
Group C
(October 31, 2009)
Rank Player W L
1 United States  IdrA 4 0
2 Japan  Redskirt 2 2
3 United States  Machine 2 2
4 Germany  iNfeRnaL 1 2
5 United States  SLoG 0 3
Detailed Results
ZergMachine
1
0
ProtossSLoG
United StatesTerranIdrA
1
0
ZergRedskirt
United StatesTerranIdrA
1
0
ProtossSLoG
ZergRedskirt
1
0
ZergMachine
United StatesTerranIdrA
1
0
ZergMachine
United StatesTerranIdrA
1
0
ProtossiNfeRnaL
ZergRedskirt
1
0
TerranSLoG
Group D
(October 31, 2009)
Rank Player W L
1 South Korea  Stork 5 0
2 Peru  Fenix 3 2
3 Ukraine  DIMAGA 3 2
4 Taiwan  Sen 2 2
5 United States  Assem 1 3
6 United States  Gretorp 0 5
Detailed Results
ZergDIMAGA
1
0
TerranAssem
South KoreaProtossStork
1
0
ZergDIMAGA
ZergSen
1
0
TerranFenix
TerranAssem
1
0
TerranGretorp
South KoreaProtossStork
1
0
TerranGretorp
TerranFenix
1
0
ZergDIMAGA
South KoreaProtossStork
1
0
TerranAssem
ProtossFenix
1
0
TerranGretorp
ZergDIMAGA
1
0
TerranGretorp
ProtossFenix
1
0
TerranAssem
ZergSen
1
0
TerranGretorp
Group E
(October 31, 2009)
Rank Player W L
1 Ukraine  White-Ra 4 1
2 United States  G5 4 1
3 South Korea  BoxeR 3 2
4 China  RushGoon 2 3
5 Japan  Nazomen 2 3
6 United States  Rekrul 0 5
Detailed Results
ProtossG5
1
0
TerranRushGoon
UkraineProtossWhite-Ra
1
0
Rekrul
TerranBoxeR
1
0
TerranRushGoon
ProtossNazomen
1
0
ZergRekrul
TerranBoxeR
1
0
ZergRekrul
TerranRushGoon
1
0
UkraineProtossWhite-Ra
UkraineProtossWhite-Ra
1
0
TerranBoxeR
TerranRushGoon
1
0
ZergRekrul



Qualifier for the Elimination Stage[edit]

With five players qualifying from the Group Stage, a game of "Rock Paper Scissors" decided which two players would play head-to-head to advance into the four-person single elimination bracket.

Advancing from Group Stage
Ukraine  White-Ra
South Korea  Stork
United States  Idra
China  Pj*
South Korea  Terror*
  • Selected for playoff



Elimination Bracket[edit]

Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
Third Place Match
Third Place Match
3rd Place
3rd

Finals[edit]

South Korea  Stork defeated South Korea  Terror two games to one to win the tournament.


Consolation Tournament[edit]

Round 1
Round 1
R1
Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
United StatesTerranArtosis
W
United StatesProtossG5
L
TaiwanZergSEn
W
United StatesZergiNcontroL
L
United StatesTerranArtosis
W
TaiwanZergSEn
L
UkraineTerranStrelok
W
JapanZergRedSkirt
L
JapanProtossNazomen
W
BYE
L
UkraineTerranStrelok
W
JapanProtossNazomen
L
United StatesTerranArtosis
L
UkraineTerranStrelok
W
BYE
L
United StatesTerranGretorp
W
United StatesZergMachine
W
BYE
L
United StatesTerranGretorp
W
United StatesZergMachine
L
United StatesProtossSlog4
L
ChinaProtossJayStar
W
ChinaZergLBH
L
ChinaTerranRushGoon
W
ChinaProtossJayStar
L
ChinaTerranRushGoon
W
United StatesTerranGretorp
L
ChinaTerranRushGoon
W
UkraineTerranStrelok
L
ChinaTerranRushGoon
W
Third Place Match
Third Place Match
3rd Place
3rd
United StatesTerranArtosis
W
United StatesTerranGretorp
L

Racial Distribution: Grand Finals[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
11712
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Winner
1

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]