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IEM Katowice 2021

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[e][h]IEM Katowice 2021
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Americas / Europe / South Korea
Type:
Online
Location:
Poland Katowice
Format:
1v1
Double-elimination bracket
Round-Robin Group Stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2021-02-20
End Date:
2021-02-28
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
36
13
13
10
Maps
Chronology


IEM Katowice 2021 is the final tournament of the ESL Pro Tour 2020/21 Circuit, also known as Masters Championship 2021.

Format[edit]

Round of 36[edit]

  • 16 players.
    • Double-elimination bracket.
    • Top 4 players advance to main tournament Group Stage.

Group Stage[edit]

  • 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

Playoffs[edit]

  • Single-elimination bracket:
    • Round of 12, Quarterfinals, and Semifinals matches are Bo5.
    • Finals are Bo7.

Map Pool[edit]

Talents[edit]

  • Observer
  • C/D Stream Commentators
  • German Commentator
  • Spanish Commentator
    • Mexico Enki (Alexander Luzarreta)
  • Portuguese Commentator
  • Italian Commentators
  • Chinese Commentators
  • Korean Commentator
  • Bulgarian Commentator
  • Polish Commentators
    • Poland Indy (Igor Kaczmarek)
    • Poland Zedd (Michał Bogacz)
    • Poland Ziggy (Szymon Filipek)
  • Swedish Commentator

Prize Pool[edit]

Base prize money
Place Prize
1st $65,000
2nd $32,500
3 - 4th $17,500
5 - 8th $10,000
9 - 12th $6,000
13 - 16th $3,500
17 - 20th $3,000
21 - 24th $2,500
25 - 26th $1,500
B727 - 28th $1,250
29 - 32th $1,000
33 - 36th $500
  • In addition to the base prize money, players also receive $100 USD for each Bo3 win in the Group Stage.

Participants[edit]

Races and Teams[edit]

Protoss (7) Terran (11) Zerg (6)
South Korea South Korea (10)
South Korea PartinG
Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming
South Korea Cure
Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming
South Korea Dark
Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs
South Korea Stats
KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming
South Korea INnoVation
Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming
South Korea Rogue
Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs
South Korea Trap
Team NVTeam NV
South Korea Maru
Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming
South Korea Zest
Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs
South Korea TY
Europe Europe (5)
BIGBIG
Germany ShoWTimE
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
France Clem
Team QLASHTeam QLASH
Italy Reynor
mousesportsmousesports
Germany HeRoMaRinE
ENCEENCE
Finland Serral
North America North America (2)
Alpha XAlpha X
United States Astrea
TingTing
United States Neeb
South America Latin America (1)
Team eXoNTeam eXoN
Mexico SpeCial
China China (1)
KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming
China TIME
World Combined Standings (1)
KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming
South Korea Solar
From the Round of 36 (4)
Team NVTeam NV
South Korea Bunny
Alpha XAlpha X
South Korea RagnaroK
Shopify RebellionShopify Rebellion
South Korea ByuN
Good Game GamingGood Game Gaming
South Korea Dream

Standings[edit]

#PlayerEPT Points
1South Korea  TY 3162
2South Korea  Rogue 2845
3Finland  Serral 2830
4Italy  Reynor 2702
5South Korea  Maru 2405
6South Korea  Trap 2387
7South Korea  Stats 2330
8South Korea  INnoVation 2155
9France  Clem 2127
10South Korea  Zest 1845
11South Korea  Cure 1584
12Mexico  SpeCial 1482
13South Korea  Dark 1460
14South Korea  PartinG 1349
15South Korea  Solar 1340
16Germany  HeRoMaRinE 1272
17Germany  ShoWTimE 1145
18United States  Astrea 1133
19United States  Neeb 1069
22China  TIME 855
27South Korea  ByuN 720
30South Korea  Dream 625
31South Korea  Bunny 593
31South Korea  RagnaroK 593

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group Apreview lrthread Recap
February 22, 2021 - 14:00
1.France  Clem1-02-0
1.South Korea  TY1-02-0
3.South Korea  Maru1-02-1
4.South Korea  ByuN0-11-2
5.Germany  ShoWTimE0-10-2
5.South Korea  Solar0-10-2
1.France  Clem2-04-0
1.South Korea  TY2-04-0
3.South Korea  Maru1-12-3
3.South Korea  Solar▲21-12-3
5.South Korea  ByuN▼10-21-4
5.Germany  ShoWTimE0-21-4
1.France  Clem3-06-0
2.South Korea  TY▼12-14-2
3.South Korea  Maru2-14-3
4.South Korea  ByuN▲11-23-4
5.South Korea  Solar▼21-22-5
6.Germany  ShoWTimE▼10-31-6
1.France  Clem3-16-2
2.South Korea  TY3-16-3
3.South Korea  Maru3-16-3
4.South Korea  Solar▲12-24-5
5.South Korea  ByuN▼11-33-6
6.Germany  ShoWTimE0-42-8
1.South Korea  TY▲14-18-3
2.South Korea  Maru▲14-18-3
3.France  Clem▼23-27-4
4.South Korea  Solar3-26-6
5.South Korea  ByuN1-43-8
6.Germany  ShoWTimE0-52-10
Group A Matches
February 22, 2021 - 14:00UTC
TY
2
0
Solar
TY
Solar
ShoWTimE
0
2
Clem
February 22, 2021 - 15:00UTC
TY
2
0
Maru
TY
Maru
February 22, 2021 - 15:00UTC
Solar
2
1
ShoWTimE
February 22, 2021 - 16:25UTC
Solar
0
2
Maru
Solar
Maru
ShoWTimE
0
2
ByuN
February 22, 2021 - 17:30UTC
Maru
2
0
Clem
Maru
Clem
February 22, 2021 - 17:30UTC
February 22, 2021 - 18:35UTC
Maru
2
0
ShoWTimE
Maru
ShoWTimE
February 22, 2021 - 18:35UTC

Group B[edit]

Group Bpreview lrthread Recap
February 23, 2021 - 14:00
1.South Korea  Dark1-02-0
1.South Korea  INnoVation1-02-0
1.Finland  Serral1-02-0
4.South Korea  Bunny0-10-2
4.Mexico  SpeCial0-10-2
4.China  TIME0-10-2
1.South Korea  Dark2-04-0
2.South Korea  INnoVation▼12-04-1
3.Finland  Serral▼21-12-2
3.China  TIME▲11-12-2
5.Mexico  SpeCial▼10-21-4
6.South Korea  Bunny▼20-20-4
1.South Korea  Dark3-06-0
2.Finland  Serral▲12-14-2
3.South Korea  INnoVation▼12-14-3
4.China  TIME▼12-14-3
5.Mexico  SpeCial0-32-6
6.South Korea  Bunny0-30-6
1.South Korea  Dark4-08-0
2.Finland  Serral3-16-2
3.South Korea  INnoVation2-24-5
4.China  TIME2-24-5
5.South Korea  Bunny▲11-32-6
6.Mexico  SpeCial▼10-42-8
1.South Korea  Dark5-010-0
2.Finland  Serral4-18-2
3.South Korea  INnoVation3-26-5
4.China  TIME2-34-7
5.South Korea  Bunny1-42-8
6.Mexico  SpeCial0-52-10
Group B Matches
February 23, 2021 - 14:00UTC
Bunny
0
2
Dark
Bunny
Dark
February 23, 2021 - 14:00UTC
Serral
2
0
SpeCial
INnoVation
2
0
TIME
February 23, 2021 - 15:30UTC
Serral
0
2
Dark
Serral
Dark
February 23, 2021 - 15:30UTC
INnoVation
2
1
SpeCial
February 23, 2021 - 16:15UTC
Serral
2
0
Bunny
Serral
Bunny
Dark
2
0
INnoVation
February 23, 2021 - 17:00UTC
Serral
2
0
INnoVation
Serral
INnoVation
February 23, 2021 - 18:00UTC
Serral
2
0
TIME
Serral
TIME
SpeCial
0
2
Dark
Bunny
0
2
INnoVation

Group C[edit]

Group Cpreview lrthread Recap
February 24, 2021 - 14:00
1.Italy  Reynor1-02-0
2.United States  Astrea1-02-1
2.Germany  HeRoMaRinE1-02-1
4.South Korea  Trap0-11-2
4.South Korea  Zest0-11-2
6.South Korea  Dream0-10-2
1.Germany  HeRoMaRinE▲12-04-1
1.Italy  Reynor2-04-1
3.South Korea  Zest▲11-13-2
4.United States  Astrea▼21-12-3
5.South Korea  Trap▼10-22-4
6.South Korea  Dream0-20-4
1.Italy  Reynor3-06-2
2.Germany  HeRoMaRinE▼12-15-3
2.South Korea  Zest▲12-15-3
4.United States  Astrea1-23-5
5.South Korea  Dream▲11-22-5
6.South Korea  Trap▼10-33-6
1.South Korea  Zest▲13-17-3
2.Germany  HeRoMaRinE3-17-4
3.Italy  Reynor▼23-16-4
4.United States  Astrea2-25-6
5.South Korea  Dream1-33-7
6.South Korea  Trap0-44-8
1.South Korea  Zest4-19-3
2.Italy  Reynor▲14-18-5
3.Germany  HeRoMaRinE▼13-27-6
4.United States  Astrea2-36-8
5.South Korea  Trap▲11-46-9
6.South Korea  Dream▼11-44-9
Group C Matches
February 24, 2021 - 14:00UTC
Dream
0
2
Reynor
Dream
Reynor
Trap
1
2
HeRoMaRinE
February 24, 2021 - 15:00UTC
Zest
2
0
Dream
Zest
Dream
February 24, 2021 - 15:00UTC
HeRoMaRinE
2
0
Astrea
February 24, 2021 - 16:10UTC
Astrea
1
2
Dream
Astrea
Dream
February 24, 2021 - 16:10UTC
HeRoMaRinE
1
2
Reynor
February 24, 2021 - 17:35UTC
Reynor
0
2
Zest
Reynor
Zest
February 24, 2021 - 17:35UTC
Trap
1
2
Astrea
Dream
1
2
HeRoMaRinE
February 24, 2021 - 18:55UTC
Reynor
2
1
Astrea
Reynor
Astrea
February 24, 2021 - 18:55UTC
Zest
2
0
HeRoMaRinE

Group D[edit]

Group Dpreview lrthread Recap
February 25, 2021 - 14:00
1.South Korea  Rogue1-02-0
1.South Korea  Stats1-02-0
3.South Korea  RagnaroK1-02-1
4.United States  Neeb0-11-2
5.South Korea  Cure0-10-2
5.South Korea  PartinG0-10-2
1.South Korea  Rogue2-04-0
2.South Korea  Stats▼11-12-2
3.South Korea  Cure▲21-12-2
4.South Korea  PartinG▲11-12-2
5.South Korea  RagnaroK▼21-12-3
6.United States  Neeb▼20-21-4
1.South Korea  Rogue2-15-2
2.South Korea  Stats2-14-2
3.South Korea  PartinG▲12-14-3
4.United States  Neeb▲21-23-4
5.South Korea  Cure▼21-22-4
6.South Korea  RagnaroK▼11-22-5
1.South Korea  Rogue3-17-2
2.South Korea  PartinG▲13-16-3
3.South Korea  Stats▼12-25-4
4.South Korea  Cure▲12-24-5
5.United States  Neeb▼11-33-6
6.South Korea  RagnaroK1-32-7
1.South Korea  Rogue4-19-2
2.South Korea  PartinG4-18-4
3.South Korea  Stats3-27-4
4.South Korea  Cure2-35-7
5.United States  Neeb1-43-8
6.South Korea  RagnaroK1-42-9
Group D Matches
February 25, 2021 - 14:00UTC
Neeb
1
2
RagnaroK
Neeb
RagnaroK
PartinG
0
2
Stats
February 25, 2021 - 15:05UTC
PartinG
2
0
Neeb
PartinG
Neeb
February 25, 2021 - 15:05UTC
February 25, 2021 - 16:00UTC
Rogue
1
2
PartinG
Rogue
PartinG
February 25, 2021 - 16:00UTC
RagnaroK
0
2
Stats
February 25, 2021 - 16:55UTC
Rogue
2
0
Neeb
Rogue
Neeb
February 25, 2021 - 16:55UTC
RagnaroK
0
2
PartinG
February 25, 2021 - 17:55UTC
Stats
2
0
Neeb
Stats
Neeb
February 25, 2021 - 17:55UTC
Cure
1
2
PartinG
Rogue
2
0
RagnaroK

Playoffs[edit]

Show bracket
DateRoundPlayerScoreVs. Player
2021-02-26 14:15:00February 26, 2021 - 14:15 UTCStats  South Korea2 : 3Italy  Reynor
2021-02-26 15:55:00February 26, 2021 - 15:55 UTCMaru  South Korea3 : 0Germany  HeRoMaRinE
2021-02-26 17:15:00February 26, 2021 - 17:15 UTCINnoVation  South Korea1 : 3South Korea  PartinG
2021-02-26 18:20:00February 26, 2021 - 18:20 UTCSerral  Finland2 : 3France  Clem
2021-02-27 14:05:00February 27, 2021 - 14:05 UTCDark  South Korea2 : 3Italy  Reynor
2021-02-27 15:45:00February 27, 2021 - 15:45 UTCRogue  South Korea0 : 3South Korea  Maru
2021-02-27 17:00:00February 27, 2021 - 17:00 UTCTY  South Korea1 : 3South Korea  PartinG
2021-02-27 18:20:00February 27, 2021 - 18:20 UTCZest  South Korea3 : 1France  Clem
2021-02-28 14:00:00February 28, 2021 - 14:00 UTCReynor  Italy3 : 2South Korea  Maru
2021-02-28 16:25:00February 28, 2021 - 16:25 UTCPartinG  South Korea2 : 3South Korea  Zest
2021-02-28 18:00:00February 28, 2021 - 18:00 UTCReynor  Italy4 : 2South Korea  Zest
Show schedule
Round of 12 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Round of 36
131310
Group Stage
7116
Round of 12
354
Quarterfinals
233
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 36
732231
Group Stage
52116
Round of 12
48
Quarterfinals
26
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 36
Finland 1
France 1
Germany 2
Italy 1
Netherlands 1
Poland 1
United States 2
Canada 1
Brazil 1
Mexico 1
South Korea 19
Taiwan 2
China 2
Australia 1
Group Stage
Finland 1
France 1
Germany 2
Italy 1
United States 2
Mexico 1
South Korea 15
China 1
Round of 12
Finland 1
France 1
Germany 1
Italy 1
South Korea 8
Quarterfinals
France 1
Italy 1
South Korea 6
Semifinals
Italy 1
South Korea 3
Finals
Italy 1
South Korea 1
Champion
Italy 1

Maps Statistics[edit]

vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ%Σ%Σ%
Deathaura LE35106460.0%43175.0%770100.0%734
Jagannatha LE22----87187.5%41325.0%622
Lightshade LE25102820.0%110100.0%43175.0%811
Oxide LE3053260.0%94544.4%84450.0%3-5
Pillars of Gold LE3481712.5%83537.5%92722.2%522
Romanticide LE371441028.6%3030.0%126650.0%215
Submarine LE6----32166.7%----2-1
Total Sum (Σ)18947163134.0%36201655.6%44232152.3%33920

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Viewership Statistics[edit]

Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 87.478
Average Viewers 42.535
Hours Watched 2.041.665

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