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IEM Season IX - Taipei

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[e][h]IEM Season IX - Taipei
League Information
Game version:
Server:
Taiwan
Type:
Offline
Location:
Taiwan Taipei
Format:
Group stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-01-28
End Date:
2015-02-01
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
28
10
4
14
Maps
Chronology

Tournament Information[edit]

IEM Season IX - Taipei is the fourth event of IEM Season IX, organized by ESL and held at the Taipei World Trade Center during Taipei Game Show.

Format[edit]

Qualifier[edit]

There are 8 spots for players from all over the world divided to regions as follows:

Main Tournament[edit]

Three Stages:

  • Stage 1:
    • Two double-elimination brackets of eight players each.
    • Top 2 of each bracket advance to Stage 2.
  • Stage 2:
    • Four groups of four players played out in dual tournament format, consisting of the 4 Stage 1 winners, 8 qualifiers and 4 invites based on overall tournament results.
    • Top 2 of each group advance to Stage 3.
  • Stage 3:
    • Single-elimination bracket of eight players.
    • Quarterfinals and Semifinals are played in best of 5.
    • Grand Finals is played in best of 7.

Prize Pool[edit]

$25,000 and 4,000 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss (6) Terran (3) Zerg (7)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Dead PixelsDead Pixels
South Korea TRUE
Team ROCCATTeam ROCCAT
South Korea HyuN
TCM-GamingTCM-Gaming
South Korea Soulkey
Wayi SpiderWayi Spider
South Korea Check
Wildcards (4)
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea herO
StarTaleStarTale
South Korea Life
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
South Korea PartinG
mYinsanitymYinsanity
South Korea Rain
Through qualifiers (8)
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
South Korea San
CM StormCM Storm
South Korea Polt
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
South Korea Hydra
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea Classic1
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea INnoVation1
Hong Kong AttitudeHong Kong Attitude
Taiwan Sen
FnaticFnatic
Netherlands Harstem2
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea Maru
MilleniumMillenium
South Korea ForGG
CascadeCascade
Ukraine Kas2

1 INnoVation was replaced by Classic who finished 4th in the Asian Final Qualifier.
2 Kas cancelled his participation due to visa issues. He was replaced by Harstem who finished 3rd in the European Qualifier.[1]

Results[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Group A
January 29, 2015 - 11:00 TST
1. South Korea  herO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  HyuN 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea  Polt 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan  Sen 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
January 29, 2015 - 13:50 TST
1. South Korea  Rain 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  Classic 2-1 5-2
3. Netherlands  Harstem 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea  Check 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
January 30, 2015 - 11:00 TST
1. South Korea  Life 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  Soulkey 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea  San 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea  ForGG 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
January 30, 2015 - 13:30 TST
1. South Korea  PartinG 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  Maru 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea  Hydra 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea  TRUE 0-2 0-4

Stage 3[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South KoreaPartinG
3
South KoreaClassic
0
South KoreaHyuN
1
South KoreaLife
3
South KoreaPartinG
1
South KoreaLife
3
South KoreaherO
1
South KoreaMaru
3
South KoreaSoulkey
3
South KoreaRain
2
South KoreaMaru
3
South KoreaSoulkey
1

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Group Stage
637
Quarterfinals
413
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics[edit]

vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ%Σ%Σ%
Catallena27440100.0%64266.7%1010.0%-124
Deadwing2584450.0%660100.0%220100.0%-54
Expedition Lost182020.0%86275.0%110100.0%-7-
Inferno Pools52020.0%2020.0%110100.0%---
Overgrowth4163350.0%102820.0%32166.7%-175
Secret Spring7110100.0%2020.0%21150.0%-11
Vaani Research Station1763350.0%75271.4%1010.0%-12
Total Sum (Σ)14029151451.7%41231856.1%117463.6%-4316

View Games[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. @IEM (January 21, 2015). "Harstem replaces Kas for IEM Taipei". Twitter.com. Retrieved January 21, 2015.