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MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015


 

[e][h]MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
Game Version:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Seattle
Prize pool:
$25,000
Start Date:
2015-08-30
End Date:
2015-08-31
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Korea (South)  sOs
Korea (South)  Solar
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:
    • Poland Zedd (Michał Bogacz)
    • Germany NarutO (Silvano Bovo)
    • China SCBoy (F91, Xiaose and Zhou Ning)

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 Protoss (5) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (9)
Qualified (9)
Korea (South) Zest1
Korea (South) INnoVation
France FireCake
Netherlands Harstem
Korea (South) Polt
New Zealand Petraeus
Taiwan, Republic of China Has
China TooDming
China MacSed
Korea (South) Hydra
Invited (7)
Korea (South) PartinG
Korea (South) Solar
Korea (South) sOs1
Korea (South) HyuN
Korea (South) Jaedong
Korea (South) viOLet
Taiwan, Republic of China 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. Korea (South)  INnoVation 2-0 4-0
2. Korea (South)  Hydra 2-1 4-4
3. China  MacSed 1-2 4-4
4. Taiwan, Republic of China  Has 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
 South Korea Solar
2
Solar 
 Jaedong
August 30, 2015 - 19:30 EDT
 South Korea Jaedong
0
 South Korea Hydra
1
Hydra 
 PartinG
August 30, 2015 - 18:30 EDT
 South Korea PartinG
2
 South Korea sOs
2
sOs 
 viOLet
August 31, 2015 - 13:15 EDT
 South Korea viOLet
0
 South Korea INnoVation
2
INnoVation 
 HyuN
August 31, 2015 - 14:05 EDT
 South Korea HyuN
0
Semifinals (Bo3)
 South Korea Solar
2
Solar 
 PartinG
August 31, 2015 - 14:55 EDT
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea sOs
2
sOs 
 INnoVation
August 31, 2015 - 15:45 EDT
 
 
Coda
 South Korea INnoVation
0
Finals (Bo5)
 South Korea Solar
0
Solar 
 sOs
August 31, 2015 - 16:20 EDT
 South Korea sOs
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 TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
529
Quarterfinals
215
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Bridgehead   521150.0%21150.0%1-10.0%---
Cactus Valley   10----32166.7%2-20.0%-5-
Coda   1821150.0%73442.9%1-10.0%-71
Dash and Terminal   3----21150.0%-----1-
Iron Fortress   1111-100.0%73442.9%-----3-
Moonlight Madness   21-10.0%1-10.0%-------
Terraform   1542250.0%43175.0%1-10.0%-51
Total Sum (Σ)64105550.0%26131350.0%5-50.0%-212

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