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MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015

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[e][h]MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015
League Information
Organizer(s):
Sponsor(s):
Game Version:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Seattle
Prize Pool:
$25,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-08-30
End Date:
2015-08-31
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
2
9
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

The MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015 will feature six online qualifiers for the following regions: Europe, America, South Korea, Asian Pacific (China and Japan), Taiwan and South East Asia/Oceania. The sixteen best players will compete in the offline Grand Finals at PAX Prime in Seattle, United States.

Format[edit]

Talents[edit]

  • Other Language Commentators
    • Germany NarutO (Silvano Bovo)
    • China SCBoy (F91, Xiaose and Zhou Ning)
    • Poland Zedd (Michał Bogacz)

Prize Pool[edit]

$25,000 USD and 4,000 WCS Points are divided among participants as follows:

* Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.[1]

Participants[edit]

Protoss (5) Terran (2) Zerg (9)
Qualified (9)
KT RolsterKT Rolster
South Korea Zest1
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea INnoVation
France FireCake
Invasion eSportInvasion eSport
Netherlands Harstem
CM StormCM Storm
South Korea Polt
mYinsanitymYinsanity
New Zealand Petraeus
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
Taiwan Has
Zenith of OriginZenith of Origin
China TooDming
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China MacSed
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
South Korea Hydra
Invited (7)
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
South Korea PartinG
Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy
South Korea Solar
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea sOs1
Team ROCCATTeam ROCCAT
South Korea HyuN
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea Jaedong
Team EnVyUsTeam EnVyUs
South Korea viOLet
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
Taiwan Ian

1 sOs replaces Zest who forfeited his spot due to Proleague.[2]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  INnoVation 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  Hydra 2-1 4-4
3. China  MacSed 1-2 4-4
4. Taiwan  Has 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  PartinG 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  HyuN 2-1 5-2
3. France  FireCake 1-2 2-5
4. Taiwan  Ian 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  sOs 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Solar 2-1 5-3
3. China  TooDming 1-2 2-4
4. Netherlands  Harstem 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
August 30, 2015 - 11:00 EDT
1. South Korea  Jaedong 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  viOLet 2-1 5-3
3. New Zealand  Petraeus 1-2 4-5
4. South Korea  Polt 0-2 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
Semifinals (Bo3)
Finals (Bo5)
South KoreaSolar
2
South KoreaJaedong
0
Solar
Jaedong
August 30, 2015 - 23:30
South KoreaHydra
1
South KoreaPartinG
2
Hydra
PartinG
August 30, 2015 - 22:30
South KoreaSolar
2
South KoreaPartinG
1
Solar
PartinG
South KoreasOs
2
South KoreaviOLet
0
sOs
viOLet
August 31, 2015 - 17:15
South KoreaINnoVation
2
South KoreaHyuN
0
INnoVation
HyuN
August 31, 2015 - 18:05
South KoreasOs
2
South KoreaINnoVation
0
sOs
INnoVation
August 31, 2015 - 19:45
South KoreaSolar
0
South KoreasOs
3

Trivia[edit]

  • By winning this tournament, sOs, who replaced Zest, earned 750 precious WCS points. He went from 17th place to 13th place in the WCS Standings, two months before the Global Finals.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Round of 16
529
Quarterfinals
215
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics[edit]

vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ%Σ%Σ%
Bridgehead521150.0%31233.3%-------
Cactus Valley10----3030.0%21150.0%-5-
Coda1932166.7%83537.5%-----71
Dash and Terminal3----21150.0%-----1-
Iron Fortress11110100.0%72528.6%110100.0%-2-
Moonlight Madness2----2020.0%-------
Terraform1631233.3%65183.3%1010.0%-51
Total Sum (Σ)6695455.6%31121938.7%42250.0%-202

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