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IEM Season VIII - Shanghai

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[e][h]IEM Season VIII - Shanghai
League Information
Series:
Server:
China
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
1v1
Group stages
Single elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$25,000 USD
Start Date:
2013-07-25
End Date:
2013-07-28
Liquipedia tier:
Player breakdown
Number of players:
28
Protoss 11
Terran 10
Zerg 7
Maps
Chronology


IEM Season VIII - Shanghai is the first event of IEM Season VIII, organized by ESL. It will be a Tier 1 event, giving WCS points for 2013 WCS Global Finals.

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 3,600 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Stage 1 players (16)
Protoss (7) Terran (6) Zerg (3)
Dual tournament #1 (8)
SK GamingSK Gaming
South Korea MC
PrimePrime
South Korea ByuN
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China XiGua
Zenith of OriginZenith of Origin
China Top
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China XY
Western WolvesWestern Wolves
South Korea Daisy
Clarity GamingClarity Gaming
South Korea Shuttle
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China Jim
Dual tournament #2 (8)
Team GrubbyTeam Grubby
Netherlands Grubby
World EliteWorld Elite
China Loner
Zenith of OriginZenith of Origin
China Courage
Vici GamingVici Gaming
China Ash
Western WolvesWestern Wolves
South Korea Sting
MVPMVP
South Korea DongRaeGu
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea Oz
Vici GamingVici Gaming
China Infi
Stage 2 players (16)
Protoss (7) Terran (4) Zerg (5)
From Dual tournaments (4)
Western WolvesWestern Wolves
South Korea Daisy
MVPMVP
South Korea DongRaeGu
SK GamingSK Gaming
South Korea MC
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea Oz
From WCS rankings (4)
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
South Korea HerO
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea aLive
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea Revival
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
South Korea Jaedong
Through qualifiers (8)
RoXRoX
Russia TitaN
CM StormCM Storm
South Korea Polt
Virtus.proVirtus.pro
Russia sLivko
KT RolsterKT Rolster
South Korea MyuNgSiK
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
United States qxc
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming
South Korea HyuN *
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
China MacSed
Frenetic ArrayFrenetic Array
Australia iaguz

* HyuN replaces INnoVation, who is unable to attend due to 2012–2013 Proleague Finals.

Results[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Dual Tournament #1[edit]

Dual Tournament #2[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
July 26, 2013 - 03:00 CEST
1. South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Zerg Revival 2-1 5-3
3. Russia Protoss TitaN 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Protoss MyuNgSiK 0-2 1-4
Group A Matches
ProtossMyuNgSiK
1
2
ZergDongRaeGu
ProtossTitaN
0
2
ZergRevival
ZergRevival
1
2
ZergDongRaeGu
ProtossTitaN
2
0
ProtossMyuNgSiK
ProtossTitaN
ProtossMyuNgSiK

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
July 26, 2013 - 06:00 CEST
1. South Korea Terran aLive 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss Oz 2-1 5-3
3. China Protoss MacSed 1-2 2-4
4. Russia Zerg sLivko 0-2 1-4
Group B Matches
TerranaLive
2
1
ProtossOz
TerranaLive
ProtossOz
ZergsLivko
0
2
ProtossMacSed
TerranaLive
2
0
ProtossMacSed
ProtossOz
2
1
ZergsLivko
ProtossMacSed
0
2
ProtossOz

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
July 26, 2013 - 08:00 CEST
1. South Korea Protoss HerO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Protoss MC 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea Zerg Jaedong 1-2 4-4
4. United States Terran qxc 0-2 1-4
Group C Matches
ProtossHerO
2
0
ProtossMC
ProtossHerO
ProtossMC
Terranqxc
0
2
ZergJaedong

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
July 27, 2013 - 03:00 CEST
1. South Korea Terran Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zerg HyuN 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Protoss Daisy 1-2 3-4
4. Australia Terran iaguz 0-2 0-4
Group D Matches
TerranPolt
2
0
Terraniaguz
ProtossDaisy
2
0
Terraniaguz

Stage 3[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
745
Quarterfinals
323
Semifinals
31
Finals
11
Champion
1

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Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

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