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IEM Katowice 2020

[e][h]IEM Katowice 2020
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Game Version:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice
Venue:
Format:
1v1
Round-Robin Group Stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$400,000
Start Date:
2020-02-24
End Date:
2020-03-01
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
76
30
21
25
Maps
Chronology
Upcoming Matches
TBD vs. TBD
February 27, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
TBD vs. TBD
February 27, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
TBD vs. TBD
February 27, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
TBD vs. TBD
February 27, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
TBD vs. TBD
February 27, 2020 - 11:00 UTC


Format[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

  • 4 Server Qualifiers allow 11 players to qualify to the main events Group Stage.
    • 3 slots for the European server qualifier.
    • 3 slots for the American server qualifier.
    • 5 slots for the Korean server qualifiers (3 + 2).
  • Each Server Qualifier consists of an Open Qualifier and a Final Qualifier.
    • Open Qualifier
      • These qualifiers are open to all participants, with no region restrictions.
      • Single-elimination Bo3 until Round of 16.
      • Deciding matches Bo5.
      • Top 8 Advance to the Final Qualifier.
    • Final Qualifier
      • 8 players from the Open Qualifier and 8 seeded players.
      • Double-elimination Bo3.
      • Deciding matches Bo5.
      • 3 Players qualify to the main events Group Stage. (Via the second Korean server qualifier only 2 Players.)

Round of 76[edit]

  • Held offline at the ESL Arena.
  • 64 players divided into 4 double-elimination brackets.
  • Top 3 players from each bracket advance to main tournament group stage.

Round of 24[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Four groups of six players played out in round robin format.
    • All matches are Bo3.
    • First place in each group advances directly to the Quarterfinals.
    • Second and third place in each group advance to the Round of 12.
    • Ties are broken in the following order:
      1. Overall map difference
      2. Overall number of map wins
      3. Match wins amassed between the tied participants ('Mini-League')
      4. Map difference between the tied participants ('Mini-League')
      5. Number of map wins between the tied participants ('Mini-League')
      6. Tie breaker matches
      7. Coin toss
  • Bracket:
    • Single-elimination bracket of twelve players.
    • Round of 12, Quarterfinals, and Semifinals are played in Bo5.
    • Grand Finals is played in Bo7.

Map Pool[edit]

Talents[edit]

  • Observers:
  • English B-Stream Commentators:
  • Polish Commentator:
    • TBD
  • French Commentator:
    • TBD
  • Italian Commentator:
    • TBD
  • Spanish Commentator:
    • TBD
  • Portuguese Commentator:
    • TBD
  • Taiwanese Commentator:
    • TBD
  • Other Language Commentator:
    • TBD
  • B-Stream Commentator:
    • TBD
  • Community Commentator:
    • TBD
  • English Community Commentator:
    • TBD

Prize Pool[edit]

The base prize pool is $250,000 USD.
In addition, it has been increased by a further $150,000 USD from ESL Pro Tour Prize Money boost, totaling $400,000 USD in 2020.[1]
The winner is awarded a Global Finals seed.
$400,000 USD and 9,000 EPT Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Base prize money
Place Prize
1st $100,000
2nd $40,000
3 - 4th $15,000
5 - 8th $10,000
9 - 12th $5,000
13 - 16th $3,000
17 - 20th $2,500
21 - 24th $2,000
25 - 28th $1,550
29 - 36th $1,250
37 - 44th $900
45 - 60th $600
61 - 76th $0
  • In addition to the base prize money, players also receive $200 USD for each Bo3 win in the Group Stage.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (3) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (6)
Seeded into Group Stage from 2019 WCS Global Finals (1)
Korea (South) Dark
Seeded into Group Stage from Online Qualifiers (11)
Korea (South) PartinG
Korea (South) Cure
Poland Elazer
Korea (South) Stats
Korea (South) Maru
Italy Reynor
Korea (South) Zest
Korea (South) TY
Korea (South) Rogue
Finland Serral
Korea (South) Solar
Seeded into Group Stage from Offline Qualifier (12)
TBD
TBD
TBD

Results[edit]

See here for the Offline Qualifier results.

Group Stage[edit]

[edit]

Group A
February 27, 2020 - 12:00 CET
. Korea (South)  Dark 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  PartinG 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  Stats 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

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Group B
February 27, 2020 - 17:30 CET
. Italy  Reynor 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  Rogue 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  Zest 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

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Group C
February 28, 2020 - 12:00 CET
. Poland  Elazer 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  Maru 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  Solar 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

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Group D
February 28, 2020 - 17:30 CET
. Korea (South)  Cure 0-0 0-0
. Finland  Serral 0-0 0-0
. Korea (South)  TY 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0
. TBD 0-0 0-0

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 12 (Bo5)
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 12:00 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 13:30 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 15:00 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 16:30 CET
  
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 18:00 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 19:30 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 21:00 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
February 29, 2020 - 22:30 CET
  
Semifinals (Bo5)
  
TBD 
 TBD
March 1, 2020 - 11:00 CET
  
  
TBD 
 TBD
March 1, 2020 - 12:30 CET
  
Finals (Bo7)
  
TBD 
 TBD
March 1, 2020 - 14:15 CET
  

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 76
302125
Round of 60
12610NYD
Round of 44
437NYD
Round of 36
437NYD
Round of 28
336NYD
Group Stage
336NYD
Round of 12
NYD
Quarterfinals
NYD
Semifinals
NYD
Finals
NYD
Champion
NYD
  Americas EuropeKoreaOther
Round of 76
741244
Round of 60
410NYD
Round of 44
39NYD
Round of 36
39NYD
Round of 28
39NYD
Group Stage
39NYD
Round of 12
NYD
Quarterfinals
NYD
Semifinals
NYD
Finals
NYD
Champion
NYD
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 76
Sweden 3
France 5
Germany 5
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 2
Denmark 1
Italy 1
Poland 8
Finland 1
Russia 4
Austria 1
Ukraine 6
Bulgaria 1
Croatia 1
USA 4
Canada 1
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
South Korea 24
Malaysia 1
Australia 1
Round of 60
Italy 1
Poland 2
Finland 1
South Korea 10
NYD
Round of 44
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
South Korea 9
NYD
Round of 36
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
South Korea 9
NYD
Round of 28
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
South Korea 9
NYD
Group Stage
Italy 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
South Korea 9
NYD
Round of 12
NYD
Quarterfinals
NYD
Semifinals
NYD
Finals
NYD
Champion
NYD

Maps Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Total Sum (Σ)0---------------

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Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "ESL Pro Tour Upcoming Events (icluding Prize Pool Boost announcement)". pro.eslgaming.com. January 7, 2020. Retrieved January 7, 2020.