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2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1

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[e][h]2012 IGN Pro Team League
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Location:
United States United States
Format:
All-Kill Format
Premier Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Ro4 and on Single Elimination
Contender Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Top 4 Advance to Up&Downs
Amateur Division
Open Single Elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
$22,000 USD
Start Date:
2012-08-15
End Date:
2012-11-21
Liquipedia tier:
Teams
Number of teams:
42
Maps
Chronology

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About[edit]

This tournament is the first iteration in the IGN Pro Team League (IPTL) series held by IGN. The IPTL consists of 3 divisions will be cast by IGN's in-house casting team.

Maps[edit]

The first map will be on a set rotation, and then it is loser's pick.

Information[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

This is the IPTL's main tournament, where the top 8 teams from around the world will compete for a big prize money (prize pool still TBA). See the Premier Division for more details.

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance to the Ro4
  • 3rd and 4th place in each group will drop into the Up and Down Matches
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.
  • Round of 4:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the IPTL's championship
  • All 4 Teams who make it to this round are seeded in next season Premier Division's Tournament

Contender Division[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" going on with Premier Division. These 8 Teams are looking to get into the Premier Division for the following Season. Only the Top 4 teams will receive prize money (Prize pool still TBA).

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance into the Up and Down Matches.
  • 3rd and 4th places in each group will be demoted out of the Contender Division and be seeded into the Amateur Division.
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from the Premier Division and the Winners from the Contender Division will participate. The Top 4 will qualify for the Premier Division and the Bottom 4 will be placed into the Contender Division.

Amateur Division[edit]

This is the rest of the field. The 4 teams dropping down from the Contender Division will be seeded into a massive open bracket that will contain all other interested teams. The top 4 teams will enter the Contender Division in the next season.

  • Open Bracket, Single Elimination, All-Kill Format for Matches
  • Top 4 advance to the contender division for next season.
  • NOTE: There is no challenge match between the Contender Division and Amateur Division. The teams finishing 3rd and 4th in the Contender Division must re-qualify through the Amateur Division.[1] There is no information available right now on how the teams demoted from the Contender Division will be seeded.[2]

Prize Pool[edit]

Teams[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Premier Division Teams (8)
Group A Group B
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid MVPMVP MVP StarTaleStarTale StarTale PrimePrime Prime
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses SlayerSSlayerS SlayerS Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle Incredible Miracle Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life Team SCV Life

Rosters[edit]

Contender Division[edit]

Contender Division Teams (8)
Group A Group B
Team AcerTeam Acer Team Acer aTn.TypeaTn.Type aTn.Type New Star HoSeoNew Star HoSeo New Star HoSeo Karont3 e-Sports ClubKaront3 e-Sports Club Karont3 e-Sports Club
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports FXOpen e-Sports compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming Team EmpireTeam Empire Team Empire Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas

Amateur Division[edit]

Amateur Division Teams (26)
FnaticFnatic Fnatic Gamers AbyssGamers Abyss Gamers Abyss Tactical CarnageTactical Carnage Tactical Carnage Team MetagamingTeam Metagaming Team Metagaming
FXO EuropeFXO Europe FXO Europe Western WolvesWestern Wolves Western Wolves Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming Imaginary Gaming Fusion eSportsFusion eSports Fusion eSports
It's Gosu eSportsIt's Gosu eSports It's Gosu eSports MaxFloPlaYMaxFloPlaY MaxFloPlaY compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming Renegades of HellRenegades of Hell Renegades of Hell
Rip zeezRip zeez Rip zeez Isurus GamingIsurus Gaming Isurus Gaming LighT eSportsLighT eSports LighT eSports Team ALTTeam ALT Team ALT
Dream Team GamingDream Team Gaming Dream Team Gaming Crown GamingCrown Gaming Crown Gaming Monomaniac eSportsMonomaniac eSports Monomaniac eSports EclypsiaEclypsia Eclypsia
nuBreednuBreed nuBreed Team 4NotTeam 4Not Team 4Not iPLAY eSportsiPLAY eSports iPLAY eSports ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
ExioN GamingExioN Gaming ExioN Gaming Infinity SevenInfinity Seven Infinity Seven

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