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IEM Season XIII - Katowice

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[e][h]IEM Season XIII - Katowice
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice
Format:
1v1
Round-Robin Group Stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$400,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-02-25
End Date:
2019-03-03
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
76
28
21
27
Maps
Chronology


Format[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

  • 4 Server Qualifiers allow 11 players to qualify to the main events Group Stage.
    • 3 slots for the European server qualifier.
    • 3 slots for the American server qualifier.
    • 5 slots for the Korean server qualifiers (3 + 2).
  • Each Server Qualifier consists of an Open Qualifier and a Final Qualifier.
    • Open Qualifier
      • These qualifiers are open to all participants, with no region restrictions.
      • Single-elimination Bo3 until Round of 16.
      • Deciding matches Bo5.
      • Top 8 Advance to the Final Qualifier.
    • Final Qualifier
      • 8 players from the Open Qualifier and 8 seeded players.
      • Double-elimination Bo3.
      • Deciding matches Bo3.
      • 3 Players qualify to the main events Group Stage. (Via the second Korean server qualifier only 2 Players.)

Round of 76[edit]

  • Held offline at the ESL Arena.
  • 64 players divided into 4 double-elimination brackets.
  • Top 3 players from each bracket advance to main tournament group stage.

Round of 24[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Four groups of six players played out in round robin format.
    • All matches are Bo3.
    • First place in each group advances directly to the Quarterfinals.
    • Second and third place in each group advance to the Round of 12.
    • Ties broken in the following order [1]:
      1. Overall map difference
      2. Overall number of maps wins
      3. Points amassed between the tied participants
      4. Map difference between the tied participants
      5. Number of maps wins between the tied participants
  • Bracket:
    • Single-elimination bracket of twelve players.
    • Round of 12, Quarterfinals, and Semifinals are played in Bo5.
    • Grand Finals is played in Bo7.

Map Pool[edit]

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

  • Observers
  • French Commentators
    • France Algost (Anton Bodin Marty)
    • France FunKa (Alexandre Verrier)
    • France Pomf (Alexandre Noci)
    • France TKL (Rémi Hibon)
    • France Thud (Hadrien Noci)
    • France YoGo (Pierre-Marie Humeau)
  • Italian Commentators
  • English B-Stream Commentators

Prize Pool[edit]

The base prize pool is $250,000 USD.
In addition, it has been increased by a further $150,000 USD from War Chest purchases, totaling $400,000 USD in 2019.
The winner is awarded a WCS Global Finals seed.

Base prize money
Place Prize
1st $150,000
2nd $65,000
3 - 4th $25,000
5 - 8th $10,000
9 - 12th $5,000
13 - 16th $3,000
17 - 20th $2,500
21 - 24th $2,000
25 - 28th $1550
29 - 36th $1250
37 - 44th $900
45 - 60th $600
61 - 76th $0
  • In addition to the base prize money, players also receive $200 USD for each Bo3 win in the Group Stage.

Participants[edit]

Protoss (8) Terran (7) Zerg (9)
Seeded into Group Stage from 2018 WCS Global Finals (1)
ENCEENCE
Finland Serral
Seeded into Group Stage from Server Qualifiers (11)
TingTing
United States Neeb
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
South Korea Bunny
The Gosu CrewThe Gosu Crew
South Korea Dark
South Korea Patience
Team ReciprocityTeam Reciprocity
South Korea INnoVation
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea Rogue
Ocean GamingOcean Gaming
South Korea Zest
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea Maru
Ocean GamingOcean Gaming
Mexico SpeCial
SplyceSplyce
South Korea TY
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands uThermal
From Round of 76 (12)
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea Creator
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
South Korea GuMiho
Team QLASHTeam QLASH
Germany Lambo
NewbeeNewbee
South Korea Dear
South Korea Leenock
Triumphant Song GamingTriumphant Song Gaming
South Korea herO
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
South Korea RagnaroK
SplyceSplyce
South Korea Stats
NewbeeNewbee
Canada Scarlett
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings
South Korea Trap
Triumphant Song GamingTriumphant Song Gaming
South Korea Solar
Chivo SCChivo SC
South Korea soO

Results[edit]

Round of 76[edit]

Main article: IEM Season XIII - Katowice: Round of 76

Group Stage[edit]

[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group A
February 28, 2019 - 12:00 CET
1. South Korea  Stats 5-0 10-2 +8
2. South Korea  Zest 4-1 9-4 +5
3. South Korea  herO 3-2 6-5 +1
4. Mexico  SpeCial 2-3 6-7 -1
5. South Korea  Patience 1-4 3-8 -5
6. South Korea  Creator 0-5 2-10 -8

[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
February 28, 2019 - 16:30 CET
1. South Korea  Dark 4-1 8-3 +5
2. South Korea  Trap 3-2 6-5 +1
3. United States  Neeb 3-2 6-6 0
4. South Korea  Maru 2-3 6-6 0
5. South Korea  Leenock 2-3 6-8 -2
6. Germany  Lambo 1-4 4-8 -4

[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
March 1, 2019 - 12:00 CET
1. Finland  Serral 4-1 9-5 +4
2. South Korea  RagnaroK 3-2 8-5 +3
3. South Korea  Solar 3-2 7-7 0
4. South Korea  GuMiho 2-3 6-6 0
5. South Korea  Rogue 2-3 5-7 -2
6. South Korea  INnoVation 1-4 4-9 -5

[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group D
March 1, 2019 - 16:55 CET
1. South Korea  Dear 4-1 8-2 +6
2. South Korea  TY 3-2 6-6 0
3. South Korea  soO 2-3 6-6 0
4. South Korea  Bunny 2-3 6-7 -1
5. Netherlands  uThermal 2-3 5-7 -2
6. Canada  Scarlett 2-3 4-7 -3

Playoffs[edit]

Round of 12 (Bo5)
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Semifinals (Bo5)
Finals (Bo7)

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Group Stage
879
Round of 12
615
Quarterfinals
44
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Americas EuropeKoreaOther
Group Stage
3318
Round of 12
1110
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 24
Germany 1
Netherlands 1
Finland 1
United States 1
Canada 1
Mexico 1
South Korea 18
Round of 12
Finland 1
United States 1
South Korea 10
Quarterfinals
Finland 1
United States 1
South Korea 6
Semifinals
South Korea 4
Finals
South Korea 2
Champion
South Korea 1

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Streams[edit]

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Replays[edit]

Additional Coverage[edit]

TL.net[edit]

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