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IEM Season VI - World Championship

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[e][h]IEM Season VI - World Championship
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Germany Hanover
Prize pool:
$83,000 USD
Start Date:
2012-03-06
End Date:
2012-03-10
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
24
Protoss 11
Terran 6
Zerg 7
Maps
Chronology

IEM Season VI - World Championship in Hanover Messe will be the sixth event of the global league of the Intel Extreme Masters. Teams of Counter-Strike and League of Legends as well as StarCraft II players will clash in Hanover, Germany, in March 2012, for a total prize money of $283,000.

Overview[edit]

The IEM Season VI - World Championship is a StarCraft II tournament which takes place in Hanover, Germany in March. The tournament is the sixth event in the 6th season of the ESL's Intel Extreme Masters series. Initially the 16 best players from the previous events were supposed to compete in a $83,000 tournament. However, with the announcement of HomeStory Cup IV as further qualifier for the final instalment of the season, the number of participants was increased from 16 to 24.[1] Main casters for this event are RotterdaM, MrBitter, Apollo and Kaelaris. For Kaelaris it is his first appearance on the main stream of a major event. Some guest commentary and analysis was provided by Grubby, DIMAGA, MaNa, DarKFoRcE and IdrA.[2][3]

Format[edit]

  • Four groups of six players - Round Robin Bo3
  • Second and third place advances to the Round of 12
  • First of each group gets a bye in the Round of 8

Prize pool[edit]

Offering $83,000 spread among all players as follows:

Participants[edit]

Protoss (11) Terran (6) Zerg (7)
South Korea MC South Korea MMA South Korea viOLet
South Korea JYP South Korea PuMa South Korea Zenio
South Korea ReaL South Korea SuperNova Ukraine DIMAGA
Finland elfi South Korea SeleCT Poland Nerchio
Poland MaNa Ukraine Kas United States IdrA
Belgium Feast Ukraine Strelok Chile KiLLeR
Germany Socke Germany DarKFoRcE
Germany HasuObs
South Korea Killer
Ukraine White-Ra
Netherlands Grubby

* Gatored was planned to participate but had to cancel, Killer will be his replacement. Four days before the start of the tournament Korean players DongRaeGu and FruitDealer had to cancel their participation and will be replaced by DarKFoRcE and SeleCT.[4] Ret had to cancel due to sickness, White-Ra will replace him.[5] Sound could not attend due to travel costs, Grubby will replace him.[6][7]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group A
March 6, 2012
1. South Korea Terran MMA 5-0 10-0
2. South Korea Zerg viOLet 3-2 7-5
3. South Korea Protoss JYP 3-2 6-5
4. Germany Protoss Socke 3-2 6-6
5. Chile Zerg KiLLeR 1-4 3-9
6. Ukraine Terran Strelok 0-5 3-10
Group A Matches
TerranMMA
2
0
ProtossJYP
ZergKiLLeR
0
2
ZergviOLet
TerranStrelok
1
2
ProtossSocke
ZergKiLLeR
1
2
ProtossSocke
TerranStrelok
0
2
ProtossJYP
TerranMMA
2
0
ZergviOLet
ProtossJYP
2
1
ZergviOLet
TerranMMA
2
0
ProtossSocke
TerranStrelok
1
2
ZergKiLLeR
TerranStrelok
1
2
ZergviOLet
ProtossJYP
0
2
ProtossSocke
TerranMMA
2
0
ZergKiLLeR
ProtossSocke
0
2
ZergviOLet
TerranStrelok
0
2
TerranMMA
ZergKiLLeR
0
2
ProtossJYP

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
March 6, 2012
1. South Korea Protoss MC 3-2 8-4
2. Finland Protoss elfi 3-2 8-6
3. Germany Protoss HasuObs 3-2 6-5
4. Poland Zerg Nerchio 3-2 6-5
5. Ukraine Protoss White-Ra 2-3 5-7
6. Netherlands Protoss Grubby 1-4 3-9
Group B Matches
ProtossMC
2
0
ProtossGrubby
ProtossHasuObs
2
0
ZergNerchio
Protosselfi
2
0
ProtossWhite-Ra
Protosselfi
1
2
ZergNerchio
ProtossMC
1
2
ProtossWhite-Ra
ProtossHasuObs
2
0
ProtossGrubby
ProtossMC
2
0
ProtossHasuObs
ProtossWhite-Ra
0
2
ZergNerchio
Protosselfi
2
1
ProtossGrubby
ProtossMC
2
0
ZergNerchio
Protosselfi
1
2
ProtossHasuObs
ProtossWhite-Ra
1
2
ProtossGrubby
ProtossMC
1
2
Protosselfi
ProtossGrubby
0
2
ZergNerchio
ProtossHasuObs
0
2
ProtossWhite-Ra

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
March 7, 2012
1. South Korea Terran PuMa 5-0 10-2
2. South Korea Protoss Killer 4-1 9-5
3. South Korea Zerg Zenio 3-2 7-5
4. South Korea Terran SeleCT 1-4 5-9
5. Ukraine Zerg DIMAGA 1-4 4-9
6. Poland Protoss MaNa 1-4 4-9
Group C Matches
ProtossKiller
2
1
ZergZenio
ProtossMaNa
2
1
TerranSeleCT
ZergDIMAGA
1
2
TerranPuMa
ProtossMaNa
0
2
ZergZenio
ZergDIMAGA
1
2
TerranSeleCT
ProtossKiller
1
2
TerranPuMa
ProtossMaNa
1
2
ZergDIMAGA
ZergZenio
0
2
TerranPuMa
ProtossMaNa
0
2
TerranPuMa
ProtossKiller
2
1
TerranSeleCT
ZergZenio
2
1
TerranSeleCT
ProtossKiller
2
0
ZergDIMAGA
ZergDIMAGA
0
2
ZergZenio
ProtossMaNa
1
2
ProtossKiller
TerranSeleCT
0
2
TerranPuMa

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group D
March 7, 2012
1. Belgium Protoss Feast 4-1 9-3
2. South Korea Terran SuperNova 3-2 7-6
3. Germany Zerg DarKFoRcE 3-2 7-6
4. South Korea Protoss ReaL 2-3 5-6
5. Ukraine Terran Kas 2-3 5-7
6. United States Zerg IdrA 1-4 4-9
Group D Matches
ZergDarKFoRcE
0
2
TerranSuperNova
ZergIdrA
0
2
ProtossReaL
TerranKas
0
2
ProtossFeast
ZergDarKFoRcE
2
0
ProtossReaL
ZergIdrA
1
2
ProtossFeast
ZergDarKFoRcE
2
1
ProtossFeast
TerranKas
2
0
ZergIdrA
TerranKas
0
2
ProtossReaL
TerranSuperNova
2
1
ProtossReaL
ZergDarKFoRcE
2
1
ZergIdrA
TerranSuperNova
0
2
ProtossFeast
TerranKas
1
2
TerranSuperNova
ZergIdrA
2
1
TerranSuperNova
ProtossFeast
2
0
ProtossReaL
TerranKas
2
1
ZergDarKFoRcE

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 12 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo5)
South KoreaZenio
3
South KoreaSuperNova
1
ZergZenio
TerranSuperNova
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaMMA
3
South KoreaZenio
0
TerranMMA
ZergZenio
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Finlandelfi
1
South KoreaJYP
3
Protosselfi
ProtossJYP
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaPuma
3
South KoreaJYP
2
TerranPuma
ProtossJYP
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaMMA
1
South KoreaPuMa
3
TerranMMA
TerranPuMa
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
GermanyDarKFoRcE
1
South KoreaviOLet
3
ZergDarKFoRcE
ZergviOLet
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaMC
3
South KoreaviOLet
0
ProtossMC
ZergviOLet
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaKiller
3
GermanyHasuObs
0
ProtossKiller
ProtossHasuObs
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
BelgiumFeast
3
South KoreaKiller
2
ProtossFeast
ProtossKiller
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaMC
3
BelgiumFeast
1
ProtossMC
ProtossFeast
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
South KoreaPuMa
2
South KoreaMC
3
TerranPuMa
ProtossMC
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Third Place Match
Third Place Match
3rd Place
3rd
South KoreaMMA
3
BelgiumFeast
0
TerranMMA
ProtossFeast
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown

Racial distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
1167
Round of 12
633
Quarter Finals
422
Semi Finals
22
Final Match
11
Winner
1

Map Statistics (playoffs only)[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Unknown4774357.1%3030.0%135838.5%4416

View Games[edit]

Replays & VODs[edit]

Additional Coverage[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Qualifying Leaderboard[edit]

Players in Green are highest ranked in their region (qualified).
Players in Blue have finished top 2 in an IEM (qualified).
Players in Yellow are qualified based on points.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "HSC IV Finalists go to the World Championship" ESL-World.net, 21 December 2011.
  2. MrBitter's Twitter Twitter.com, 8 March 2012.
  3. IdrA's Twitter Twitter.com, 9 March 2012.
  4. "Two player changes in StarCraft II" ESL-World.net, 2 March 2012.
  5. Intel Extrem Master's Twitter Twitter.com, 4 March 2012.
  6. James Banks' Twitter Twitter.com, 5 March 2012. Thread on TL.net
  7. Rotterdam's Twitter Twitter.com, 5 March 20112.
  8. Carmac's Twitter Twitter.com, 8 March 2012.