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2014 KeSPA Cup

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[e][h]2014 KeSPA Cup
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
Server:
South Korea
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Format:
Single-elimination bracket
Prize Pool:
₩80,000,000 KRW
(≃ $78,320 USD)
Start Date:
2014-09-11
End Date:
2014-09-14
Liquipedia Tier:
Participants
Number of Players:
16
Protoss 9
Terran 4
Zerg 3
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

The 2014 KeSPA Cup is a WCS Tier 1 offline tournament organized by KeSPA.[1]

Casters[edit]

English stream[edit]

Wolf & Brendan Valdes

Format[edit]

Invites[edit]

Proleague top 2 players are invited as well as the top 2 players of WCS America Season 2, WCS Europe Season 2 and GSL Season 2.

Qualifier[edit]

A qualifier is held on August 18 where the top 8 players will be allowed to advance to the main tournament.[2]

Main Tournament[edit]

  • Single-elimination bracket of sixteen players.
  • Matches are best of 5.
  • Final match is played in best of 7.

Prize Pool[edit]

80,000,000 KRW (~78,320 USD) and 7,000 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below. Additionally, the winner receives a direct seed to the IeSF 2014 World Championship[3] and a seed into WECG 2014: South Korea Qualifier National Finals.

* Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on 2014-06-05.

* Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.[4]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (9) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (3)
Top 2 Proleague players (2)
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea herO
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea sOs
2014 WCS Season 2 America (2)
South Korea Pigbaby
Red BullRed Bull
South Korea Bomber
2014 WCS Season 2 Europe (2)
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
South Korea San
mYinsanitymYinsanity
South Korea StarDust
2014 GSL Season 2 (2)
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea Classic
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea soO
Qualifier (8)
South Korea Super
KT RolsterKT Rolster
South Korea Flash
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea ByuL
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea Rain
Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy
South Korea Reality
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea Rogue
KT RolsterKT Rolster
South Korea Zest
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea Sorry

Results[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South KoreaProtossClassic
3
South KoreaZergRogue
1
Classic vetoed Merry Go Round, Rogue vetoed Deadwing.
South KoreaProtossSan
3
South KoreaZergByuL
1
San vetoed Foxtrot Labs, ByuL vetoed Nimbus.
South KoreaProtossClassic
3
South KoreaProtossSan
0
Classic vetoed Overgrowth, San vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaProtossPigbaby
0
South KoreaProtossZest
3
Pigbaby vetoed Catallena, Zest vetoed Deadwing.
South KoreaProtosssOs
3
South KoreaTerranReality
0
sOs vetoed Catallena, Reality vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaProtossZest
3
South KoreaProtosssOs
2
Zest vetoed Deadwing, sOs vetoed Catallena.
South KoreaProtossClassic
1
South KoreaProtossZest
3
Zest vetoed Deadwing, Classic vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaProtossStarDust
2
South KoreaTerranFlash
3
StarDust vetoed Catallena, Flash vetoed King Sejong Station. In absence of a proper English vod set5 is in Korean.
South KoreaZergsoO
1
South KoreaProtossSuper
3
soO vetoed Foxtrot Labs, Super vetoed Deadwing.
South KoreaTerranFlash
3
South KoreaProtossSuper
1
Flash vetoed King Sejong Station, Super vetoed Nimbus.
South KoreaProtossherO
3
South KoreaTerranSorry
1
herO vetoed Catallena, Sorry vetoed King Sejong Station.
South KoreaTerranBomber
3
South KoreaProtossRain
1
Bomber vetoed Foxtrot Labs, Rain vetoed Merry Go Round.
South KoreaProtossherO
3
South KoreaTerranBomber
1
herO vetoed Catallena, Bomber vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaTerranFlash
0
South KoreaProtossherO
3
Flash vetoed King Sejong Station, herO vetoed Catallena.

Distribution[edit]

VODs[edit]

Spoiler-Free Official YouTube VODs @ SC2Casts

References[edit]

  1. GTR (May 21, 2014). "KeSPA Cup Announced - WCS Tier One Event". TL.net. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  2. lichter (August 4, 2014). "2014 KeSPA Cup Qualifiers Announced". TL.net. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  3. South Korea KeSPA (2014-09-03). Twitter.com. https://twitter.com/official_KeSPA/status/507068108733833216.
  4. "2014 WCS Player Handbook". Blizzard. Retrieved 2014-01-31.