IEM Season IX - Toronto
IEM Season IX - Toronto is the second event of IEM Season IX, organized by ESL and held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre during FAN EXPO Canada. It marks the first IEM event in Canada in five years. It is casted by Apollo, Kaelaris, Nathanias, ToD and qxc. Game observing is done by inFeZa, and the two hosts are ReDeYe and Jarret Cale with Mal as translator.
There are 8 spots for players from all over the world divided to regions as follows:
- 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.
$25,000 and 4,000 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:
moments after winning the final
Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.
, ESL-admin messioso
and runner-up Zest
during map vetos before the final
1MajOr cannot attend due to visa issues, he is replaced by viOLet.
2Sasquatch and Maru cancelled their attendance and are replaced by Life and herO.
3Believe is replaced by Chaos.
Click [show] on the right to view the Open Brackets
| Group A
|August 29, 2014 - 10:00 EDT
| Group C
|August 29, 2014 - 15:10 EDT
| Group D
|August 29, 2014 - 16:30 EDT
Shot of the crowd during the quarterfinal match between Snute