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IEM Season IX - Taipei

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[e][h]IEM Season IX - Taipei
League Information
Series:
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
Protoss 10
Terran 4
Zerg 14
Maps
Chronology


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 Protoss herO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg HyuN 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Terran Polt 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Zerg Sen 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
January 29, 2015 - 13:50 TST
1. South Korea Protoss Rain 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Protoss Classic 2-1 5-2
3. Netherlands Protoss Harstem 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Zerg Check 0-2 0-4
Group B Matches
ProtossClassic
2
0
ZergCheck
ProtossClassic
1
2
ProtossRain
ProtossClassic
2
0
ProtossHarstem

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
January 30, 2015 - 11:00 TST
1. South Korea Zerg Life 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zerg Soulkey 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Protoss San 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Terran ForGG 0-2 0-4
Group C Matches
ProtossSan
0
2
ZergSoulkey
ZergSoulkey
0
2
ZergLife
ZergSoulkey
2
0
ProtossSan

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
January 30, 2015 - 13:30 TST
1. South Korea Protoss PartinG 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran Maru 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Zerg Hydra 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Zerg TRUE 0-2 0-4
Group D Matches
ZergHydra
0
2
ProtossPartinG
TerranMaru
0
2
ProtossPartinG

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]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
637
Quarterfinals
413
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
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

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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.