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IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo
League Information
Series:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
Brazil Sao Paulo
Format:
Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000 USD
Start Date:
2014-01-29
End Date:
2014-02-01
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
28
9
10
9
Maps
Chronology

Tournament Information[edit]

IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo is the fourth event of IEM Season VIII, organized by ESL and held at Parque Anhembi during Campus Party Sao Paulo. It will be a Tier 2 event, giving 4000 WCS points for 2014 WCS Global Finals.[1] The event will be hosted by Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner and the commentary done by James "Kaelaris" Carrol, Shaun "Apollo" Clark, Yoan "ToD" Merlo and Kevin "RotterdaM" van der Kooi.[2]

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 the WCS Ranking.
    • 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

Map Pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

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

The champion herO with his trophy and cheque

* Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round.[3]

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (14)
Protoss (4) Terran (4) Zerg (6)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
Brazil valterlorran
Core GamingCore Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
Brazil Nika
Brazil TerminatoR
Brazil Barba [4]
Brazil SaintSeiya
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea trOt [4]
Brazil Ferllo
Brazil DakkoN
Dual tournament #2 (6)
Brazil Polenguinho
Love Your GirlfriendLove Your Girlfriend
Brazil bush [5]
Brazil Erik
Brazil Tonho
Brazil elivolts
Brazil MoSkA [5]
Brazil Gadernal
BunkerTeamBunkerTeam
Brazil Shakti
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss (5) Terran (7) Zerg (4)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Core GamingCore Gaming
Brazil Kelazhur
BunkerTeamBunkerTeam
Brazil Shakti
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea trOt
Brazil Erik
Invites (4)
South Korea MC
Red BullRed Bull
South Korea Bomber
Kaos Latin GamersKaos Latin Gamers
Brazil Tunico
mYinsanitymYinsanity
Ireland ABomB
Through qualifiers (8)
FnaticFnatic
United States hellokitty
mYinsanitymYinsanity
South Korea jjakji
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Germany TLO
IvDgamingIvDgaming
United States puCK
Mexico MajOr
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea herO
CM StormCM Storm
South Korea Polt
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea Bbyong

Results[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Dual Tournament #1[edit]


Dual Tournament #2[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
January 30, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
1. South Korea Terran Bomber 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran jjakji 2-1 4-2
3. United States Protoss puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil Zerg Erik 0-2 0-4
Group A Matches
jjakji
2
0
Erik
jjakji
Erik
puCK
0
2
Bomber
puCK
Bomber
jjakji
0
2
Bomber
Erik
0
2
puCK
jjakji
2
0
puCK

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
January 30, 2014 - 13:45 BRST
1. South Korea Protoss MC 2-0 4-0
2. Germany Zerg TLO 2-1 4-2
3. Brazil Zerg Shakti 1-2 2-5
4. United States Protoss hellokitty 0-2 1-4
Group B Matches
TLO
2
0
Shakti
hellokitty
0
2
MC
hellokitty
MC
Shakti
2
1
hellokitty
TLO
2
0
Shakti

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
January 31, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
1. South Korea Terran Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss herO 2-1 5-2
3. Brazil Terran Kelazhur 1-2 2-4
4. Brazil Zerg Tunico 0-2 0-4
Group C Matches
herO
2
0
Kelazhur
Polt
2
0
Tunico
Polt
Tunico
Kelazhur
2
0
Tunico
Kelazhur
Tunico
herO
2
0
Kelazhur
herO
Kelazhur

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
January 31, 2014 - 13:30 BRST
1. Mexico Terran MajOr 2-0 4-1
2. Ireland Protoss ABomB 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Terran Bbyong 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Terran trOt 0-2 1-4
Group D Matches
Bbyong
2
0
trOt
MajOr
2
0
ABomB
Bbyong
1
2
MajOr
trOt
1
2
ABomB
Bbyong
0
2
ABomB

Stage 3[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)
South Koreajjakji
3
South KoreaPolt
0
jjakji
Polt
January 31, 2014 - 18:00 BRST
South KoreaMC
3
IrelandABomB
0
MC
ABomB
January 31, 2014 - 19:30 BRST
South Koreajjakji
1
South KoreaMC
3
jjakji
MC
South KoreaherO
3
MexicoMajOr
0
herO
MajOr
February 1, 2014 - 10:00 BRST
GermanyTLO
3
South KoreaBomber
2
South KoreaherO
3
GermanyTLO
0
Finalists MC and herO with host ReDeYe in front of the crowd

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
574
Quarterfinals
341
Semifinals
211
Finals
2
Champion
1

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Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Michal Blicharz (December 10, 2013). "IEM Sao Paulo will give WCS points". Twitter.com. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  2. IEM (January 15, 2014). "StarCraft II action in Brazil presented to you by..". Intelextrememasters.com. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
  3. "2014 WCS Player Handbook". Blizzard. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  4. 4.0 4.1 messioso (January 29, 2014). "trOt plays in Open Bracket as Barba didn't show up". TL.net. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  5. 5.0 5.1 messioso (January 29, 2014). "WM & elivolts get a default win as two players did not show up". TL.net. Retrieved January 29, 2014.