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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:
Player breakdown
Number of players:
16
9
4
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 (9) Terran (4) 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 KoreaClassic
3
South KoreaRogue
1
Classic
Rogue
September 11, 2014 - 04:30UTC
Classic vetoed Merry Go Round, Rogue vetoed Deadwing.
South KoreaSan
3
South KoreaByuL
1
San
ByuL
September 11, 2014 - 06:15UTC
San vetoed Foxtrot Labs, ByuL vetoed Nimbus.
South KoreaClassic
3
South KoreaSan
0
Classic
San
September 12, 2014 - 08:00UTC
Classic vetoed Overgrowth, San vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaPigbaby
0
South KoreaZest
3
Pigbaby
Zest
September 11, 2014 - 07:30UTC
Pigbaby vetoed Catallena, Zest vetoed Deadwing.
South KoreasOs
3
South KoreaReality
0
sOs
Reality
September 11, 2014 - 08:10UTC
sOs vetoed Catallena, Reality vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaZest
3
South KoreasOs
2
Zest
sOs
September 12, 2014 - 09:00UTC
Zest vetoed Deadwing, sOs vetoed Catallena.
South KoreaClassic
1
South KoreaZest
3
Classic
Zest
September 13, 2014 - 06:30UTC
Zest vetoed Deadwing, Classic vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaStarDust
2
South KoreaFlash
3
StarDust
Flash
September 11, 2014 - 09:20UTC
StarDust vetoed Catallena, Flash vetoed King Sejong Station. In absence of a proper English vod set5 is in Korean.
South KoreasoO
1
South KoreaSuper
3
soO
Super
September 12, 2014 - 04:00UTC
soO vetoed Foxtrot Labs, Super vetoed Deadwing.
South KoreaFlash
3
South KoreaSuper
1
Flash
Super
September 13, 2014 - 04:00UTC
Flash vetoed King Sejong Station, Super vetoed Nimbus.
South KoreaherO
3
South KoreaSorry
1
herO
Sorry
September 12, 2014 - 05:20UTC
herO vetoed Catallena, Sorry vetoed King Sejong Station.
South KoreaBomber
3
South KoreaRain
1
Bomber
Rain
September 12, 2014 - 06:30UTC
Bomber vetoed Foxtrot Labs, Rain vetoed Merry Go Round.
South KoreaherO
3
South KoreaBomber
1
herO
Bomber
September 13, 2014 - 05:30UTC
herO vetoed Catallena, Bomber vetoed Foxtrot Labs.
South KoreaFlash
0
South KoreaherO
3
Flash
herO
September 13, 2014 - 08:15UTC
Flash vetoed King Sejong Station, herO vetoed Catallena.

Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Round of 16
943
Quarterfinals
62
Semifinals
31
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Americas EuropeKoreaOther
Round of 16
2212
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1

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.