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IEM Season XI - World Championship

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[e][h]IEM Season XI - World Championship
League Information
Series:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice
Venue:
Format:
1v1
Round-Robin Group stages
Single-elimination bracket
Prize Pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2017-02-27
End Date:
2017-03-05
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Participants
Number of Players:
76
Protoss 23
Terran 20
Zerg 33
Maps
Chronology


IEM Season XI - World Championship is the third and final StarCraft II event of IEM Season XI, as well as the first global event of WCS 2017, organized by ESL and held at the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland.

Format[edit]

Server Qualifiers[edit]

  • 4 qualifiers:
    • One on the European Server
    • One on the American Server
    • Two on the Korean Server
  • All qualifiers are open to all participants, with no region restrictions.
  • Top 3 advance to main tournament group stage.

Round of 64[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 best of 3.
    • 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 matches won
      • 2. Overall map score difference
      • 3. Matches won among tied players
      • 4. Map score difference among tied players
      • 5. Tie-breaker match
      • 6. Coin toss
  • Bracket:
    • Single-elimination bracket of twelve players.
    • Round of 12, Quarterfinals, and Semifinals are played in best of 5.
    • Grand Finals is played in best of 7.

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

The winner is awarded a WCS Global Finals seed. 250,000 USD and 16,500 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Base prize money
Place Prize
1st $100,000
2nd $45,000
3 - 4th $17,500
5 - 8th $7,000
9 - 12th $3,000
13 - 24th $1,000
25 - 44th $600
Group Stage winnings
Player Victories Winnings
South Korea Terran aLive 5 $500
South Korea Terran ByuN 4 $400
South Korea Terran GuMiho 4 $400
Finland Zerg Serral 4 $400
South Korea Zerg Dark 4 $400
  • In addition to the base prize money, players will also receive 100 USD for each Bo3 win in the Group Stage.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (9) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (6)
Seeded into Group Stage from Server Qualifiers (12)
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
South Korea herO
South Korea aLive
South Korea Dark
TingTing
United States Neeb
Team expertTeam expert
South Korea ByuN
Ence eSportsEnce eSports
Finland Serral
ArmaTeamArmaTeam
Germany ShoWTimE
South Korea INnoVation
SplyceSplyce
South Korea Solar
South Korea Zest
South Korea TY
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
South Korea TRUE
From Round of 64 (12)
Netherlands Harstem
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
South Korea GuMiho
EURONICS GamingEURONICS Gaming
Poland Nerchio
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
mousesportsmousesports
Germany HeRoMaRinE
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Norway Snute
Dead PixelsDead Pixels
South Korea Patience
Team RevolutioNTeam RevolutioN
South Korea jjakji
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
True eSportTrue eSport
South Korea Ryung
SplyceSplyce
South Korea Stats
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands uThermal

Results[edit]

Round of 64[edit]

Main article: IEM Season XI - World Championship: Round of 64

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1.
South Korea Terran Ryung
1–0
2–0
+2
1.
1–0
2–0
+2
3.
South Korea Protoss herO
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
Norway Zerg Snute
0–1
1–2
-1
5.
South Korea Zerg Solar
0–1
0–2
-2
5.
South Korea Terran ByuN
0–1
0–2
-2
1.
South Korea Terran Ryung
2–0
4–0
+4
2.
South Korea Terran ByuN
▲3
1–1
2–2
0
3.
▼2
1–1
2–2
0
4.
South Korea Zerg Solar
▲1
1–1
2–3
-1
4.
South Korea Protoss herO
▼1
1–1
2–3
-1
6.
Norway Zerg Snute
▼2
0–2
2–4
-2
1.
South Korea Terran Ryung
2–1
5–2
+3
2.
South Korea Terran ByuN
2–1
4–2
+2
3.
2–1
4–2
+2
4.
South Korea Zerg Solar
2–1
4–4
0
5.
South Korea Protoss herO
▼1
1–2
2–5
-3
6.
Norway Zerg Snute
0–3
2–6
-4
1.
South Korea Terran Ryung
3–1
7–2
+5
2.
South Korea Terran ByuN
3–1
6–3
+3
3.
South Korea Zerg Solar
▲1
3–1
6–5
+1
4.
▼1
2–2
4–4
0
5.
South Korea Protoss herO
1–3
3–7
-4
6.
Norway Zerg Snute
0–4
3–8
-5
1.
South Korea Terran ByuN
▲1
4–1
8–3
+5
2.
South Korea Terran Ryung
▼1
3–2
8–4
+4
3.
South Korea Zerg Solar
3–2
6–7
-1
4.
2–3
5–6
-1
5.
South Korea Protoss herO
2–3
5–8
-3
6.
Norway Zerg Snute
1–4
5–9
-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.
United States Protoss Neeb
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
South Korea Terran aLive
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
South Korea Protoss Stats
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
South Korea Terran TY
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
South Korea Terran jjakji
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
1.
South Korea Terran aLive
2–0
4–1
+3
1.
South Korea Protoss Stats
2–0
4–1
+3
3.
South Korea Terran TY
▲1
1–1
3–3
0
4.
United States Protoss Neeb
▼3
1–1
2–3
-1
5.
South Korea Terran jjakji
▼1
0–2
2–4
-2
6.
▼2
0–2
1–4
-3
1.
South Korea Terran aLive
3–0
6–1
+5
2.
South Korea Protoss Stats
▼1
3–0
6–2
+4
3.
South Korea Terran TY
2–1
5–4
+1
4.
United States Protoss Neeb
1–2
2–5
-3
5.
South Korea Terran jjakji
0–3
3–6
-3
6.
0–3
2–6
-4
1.
South Korea Terran aLive
4–0
8–1
+7
2.
South Korea Protoss Stats
3–1
6–4
+2
3.
South Korea Terran TY
2–2
5–6
-1
4.
South Korea Terran jjakji
▲1
1–3
5–7
-2
4.
▲2
1–3
4–6
-2
6.
United States Protoss Neeb
▼2
1–3
3–7
-4
1.
South Korea Terran aLive
5–0
10–2
+8
2.
South Korea Protoss Stats
3–2
7–6
+1
3.
South Korea Terran TY
3–2
7–6
+1
4.
South Korea Terran jjakji
2–3
7–8
-1
5.
▼1
1–4
5–8
-3
6.
United States Protoss Neeb
1–4
3–9
-6

Group C[edit]

Group C
1.
Finland Zerg Serral
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
South Korea Protoss Zest
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
South Korea Zerg TRUE
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
1.
South Korea Protoss Zest
2–0
4–1
+3
2.
South Korea Zerg TRUE
▲2
1–1
3–2
+1
2.
▲2
1–1
3–2
+1
4.
Finland Zerg Serral
▼3
1–1
2–3
-1
4.
▼3
1–1
2–3
-1
6.
▼2
0–2
1–4
-3
1.
South Korea Protoss Zest
2–1
5–3
+2
2.
2–1
5–3
+2
3.
Finland Zerg Serral
▲1
2–1
4–4
0
4.
South Korea Zerg TRUE
▼2
1–2
4–4
0
5.
▲1
1–2
3–5
-2
6.
▼2
1–2
3–5
-2
1.
Finland Zerg Serral
▲2
3–1
6–4
+2
2.
▲3
2–2
5–5
0
3.
South Korea Protoss Zest
▼2
2–2
5–5
0
4.
▲2
2–2
5–5
0
5.
▼3
2–2
5–5
0
6.
South Korea Zerg TRUE
▼2
1–3
4–6
-2
1.
Finland Zerg Serral
4–1
8–4
+4
2.
South Korea Protoss Zest
▲1
3–2
7–5
+2
3.
▲2
3–2
7–6
+1
4.
▼2
2–3
6–7
-1
5.
▼1
2–3
5–7
-2
6.
South Korea Zerg TRUE
1–4
4–8
-4
Group C Matches
March 3, 2017 - 12:00 CET
South KoreaZergTRUE
1
2
KazakhstanProtossPiLiPiLi
March 3, 2017 - 13:40 CET
South KoreaProtossZest
2
0
KazakhstanProtossPiLiPiLi
March 3, 2017 - 14:30 CET
March 3, 2017 - 16:00 CET
KazakhstanProtossPiLiPiLi
2
0
PolandZergNerchio
March 3, 2017 - 17:10 CET
FinlandZergSerral
2
0
KazakhstanProtossPiLiPiLi

Group D[edit]

Group D
1.
1–0
2–0
+2
1.
1–0
2–0
+2
3.
South Korea Zerg Dark
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
South Korea Terran GuMiho
0–1
1–2
-1
5.
0–1
0–2
-2
5.
Poland Protoss MaNa
0–1
0–2
-2
1.
2–0
4–0
+4
2.
South Korea Terran GuMiho
▲2
1–1
3–2
+1
3.
▼2
1–1
2–2
0
3.
▲2
1–1
2–2
0
5.
South Korea Zerg Dark
▼2
1–1
2–3
-1
6.
Poland Protoss MaNa
▼1
0–2
0–4
-4
1.
3–0
6–0
+6
2.
South Korea Terran GuMiho
2–1
5–3
+2
3.
South Korea Zerg Dark
▲2
2–1
4–3
+1
4.
▼1
1–2
3–4
-1
5.
▼2
1–2
2–4
-2
6.
Poland Protoss MaNa
0–3
0–6
-6
1.
3–1
7–2
+5
2.
South Korea Zerg Dark
▲1
3–1
6–3
+3
3.
South Korea Terran GuMiho
▼1
3–1
7–4
+3
4.
▲1
2–2
4–5
-1
5.
▼1
1–3
4–6
-2
6.
Poland Protoss MaNa
0–4
0–8
-8
1.
South Korea Zerg Dark
▲1
4–1
8–4
+4
2.
South Korea Terran GuMiho
▲1
4–1
9–5
+4
3.
▼2
3–2
8–4
+4
4.
3–2
6–6
0
5.
1–4
5–8
-3
6.
Poland Protoss MaNa
0–5
1–10
-9
Group D Matches
March 3, 2017 - 18:10 CET
March 3, 2017 - 19:10 CET
South KoreaZergDark
0
2
South KoreaTerranINnoVation
March 3, 2017 - 19:55 CET
March 3, 2017 - 21:00 CET
South KoreaZergDark
2
0
PolandProtossMaNa
March 3, 2017 - 21:00 CET
March 3, 2017 - 21:45 CET
South KoreaTerranGuMiho
2
1
PolandProtossMaNa

Playoffs[edit]

Distribution[edit]

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%ProtossTerranZerg
Abyssal Reef LE3953260.0%96366.7%115645.5%464
Bel'Shir Vestige291010.0%74357.1%113827.3%343
Cactus Valley3321150.0%73442.9%92722.2%-123
Honorgrounds LE1432166.7%110100.0%62433.3%13-
Newkirk Precinct4154180.0%103730.0%1221016.7%464
Paladino Terminal LE71010.0%3030.0%220100.0%-1-
Proxima Station LE3253260.0%43175.0%94544.4%482
Unknown1--------1010.0%---
Total Sum (Σ)1952213959.1%41202148.8%60204033.3%164016

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

Viewers Stats[edit]

Data about number of viewers[3]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 212 238 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 71 218 viewers
  • English streams peak was 54 950 viewers
  • Russian streams peak was 5 782 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 186 571 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 69 710 viewers

External Links[edit]

References[edit]