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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
Player breakdown
Number of players:
76
23
20
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]

  • Observers
  • French Commentator
    • TBD
  • Other Language Commentators

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 (9) Terran (9) 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.
1–0
2–0
+2
1.
1–0
2–0
+2
3.
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
5.
0–1
0–2
-2
5.
0–1
0–2
-2
1.
2–0
4–0
+4
2.
▲3
1–1
2–2
0
3.
▼2
1–1
2–2
0
4.
▲1
1–1
2–3
-1
4.
▼1
1–1
2–3
-1
6.
▼2
0–2
2–4
-2
1.
2–1
5–2
+3
2.
2–1
4–2
+2
3.
2–1
4–2
+2
4.
2–1
4–4
0
5.
▼1
1–2
2–5
-3
6.
0–3
2–6
-4
1.
3–1
7–2
+5
2.
3–1
6–3
+3
3.
▲1
3–1
6–5
+1
4.
▼1
2–2
4–4
0
5.
1–3
3–7
-4
6.
0–4
3–8
-5
1.
▲1
4–1
8–3
+5
2.
▼1
3–2
8–4
+4
3.
3–2
6–7
-1
4.
2–3
5–6
-1
5.
2–3
5–8
-3
6.
1–4
5–9
-4
Group A Matches
March 2, 2017 - 11:00UTC
Solar
0
2
HeRoMaRinE
Solar
HeRoMaRinE
March 2, 2017 - 11:00UTC
ByuN
0
2
Ryung
March 2, 2017 - 12:00UTC
ByuN
2
0
HeRoMaRinE
ByuN
HeRoMaRinE
March 2, 2017 - 12:00UTC
herO
0
2
Ryung
March 2, 2017 - 12:45UTC
HeRoMaRinE
2
0
Snute
HeRoMaRinE
Snute
March 2, 2017 - 12:45UTC
March 2, 2017 - 13:40UTC
HeRoMaRinE
0
2
Ryung
HeRoMaRinE
Ryung
March 2, 2017 - 13:40UTC
March 2, 2017 - 15:00UTC
ByuN
2
0
Solar
ByuN
Solar
March 2, 2017 - 15:00UTC

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
South Korea TY
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
1.
2–0
4–1
+3
1.
2–0
4–1
+3
3.
South Korea TY
▲1
1–1
3–3
0
4.
▼3
1–1
2–3
-1
5.
▼1
0–2
2–4
-2
6.
▼2
0–2
1–4
-3
1.
3–0
6–1
+5
2.
▼1
3–0
6–2
+4
3.
South Korea TY
2–1
5–4
+1
4.
1–2
2–5
-3
5.
0–3
3–6
-3
6.
0–3
2–6
-4
1.
4–0
8–1
+7
2.
3–1
6–4
+2
3.
South Korea TY
2–2
5–6
-1
4.
▲1
1–3
5–7
-2
4.
▲2
1–3
4–6
-2
6.
▼2
1–3
3–7
-4
1.
5–0
10–2
+8
2.
3–2
7–6
+1
3.
South Korea TY
3–2
7–6
+1
4.
2–3
7–8
-1
5.
▼1
1–4
5–8
-3
6.
1–4
3–9
-6
Group B Matches
March 2, 2017 - 15:45UTC
Neeb
2
1
Harstem
Neeb
Harstem
March 2, 2017 - 17:00UTC
aLive
2
0
Harstem
aLive
Harstem
March 2, 2017 - 17:00UTC
March 2, 2017 - 17:30UTC
Stats
2
1
jjakji
Stats
jjakji
March 2, 2017 - 18:45UTC
Stats
0
2
Harstem
Stats
Harstem
March 2, 2017 - 18:45UTC
March 2, 2017 - 19:45UTC
aLive
2
1
Stats
aLive
Stats

Group C[edit]

Group C
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
1.
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
1.
2–0
4–1
+3
2.
▲2
1–1
3–2
+1
2.
▲2
1–1
3–2
+1
4.
▼3
1–1
2–3
-1
4.
▼3
1–1
2–3
-1
6.
▼2
0–2
1–4
-3
1.
2–1
5–3
+2
2.
2–1
5–3
+2
3.
▲1
2–1
4–4
0
4.
▼2
1–2
4–4
0
5.
▲1
1–2
3–5
-2
6.
▼2
1–2
3–5
-2
1.
▲2
3–1
6–4
+2
2.
▲3
2–2
5–5
0
3.
▼2
2–2
5–5
0
4.
▲2
2–2
5–5
0
5.
▼3
2–2
5–5
0
6.
▼2
1–3
4–6
-2
1.
4–1
8–4
+4
2.
▲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.
1–4
4–8
-4
Group C Matches
March 3, 2017 - 11:00UTC
TRUE
1
2
PiLiPiLi
TRUE
PiLiPiLi
Serral
2
1
Patience
March 3, 2017 - 12:40UTC
Zest
2
0
PiLiPiLi
Zest
PiLiPiLi
March 3, 2017 - 12:40UTC
TRUE
2
0
Patience
Serral
0
2
Nerchio
March 3, 2017 - 13:30UTC
Zest
1
2
Serral
Zest
Serral
PiLiPiLi
1
2
Patience
March 3, 2017 - 15:00UTC
PiLiPiLi
2
0
Nerchio
PiLiPiLi
Nerchio
March 3, 2017 - 15:00UTC
Zest
0
2
Patience
TRUE
0
2
Serral
March 3, 2017 - 16:10UTC
Serral
2
0
PiLiPiLi
Serral
PiLiPiLi
March 3, 2017 - 16:10UTC
Nerchio
2
1
Patience

Group D[edit]

Group D
1.
1–0
2–0
+2
1.
1–0
2–0
+2
3.
1–0
2–1
+1
4.
0–1
1–2
-1
5.
0–1
0–2
-2
5.
0–1
0–2
-2
1.
2–0
4–0
+4
2.
▲2
1–1
3–2
+1
3.
▼2
1–1
2–2
0
3.
▲2
1–1
2–2
0
5.
▼2
1–1
2–3
-1
6.
▼1
0–2
0–4
-4
1.
3–0
6–0
+6
2.
2–1
5–3
+2
3.
▲2
2–1
4–3
+1
4.
▼1
1–2
3–4
-1
5.
▼2
1–2
2–4
-2
6.
0–3
0–6
-6
1.
3–1
7–2
+5
2.
▲1
3–1
6–3
+3
3.
▼1
3–1
7–4
+3
4.
▲1
2–2
4–5
-1
5.
▼1
1–3
4–6
-2
6.
0–4
0–8
-8
1.
▲1
4–1
8–4
+4
2.
▲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.
0–5
1–10
-9
Group D Matches
March 3, 2017 - 17:10UTC
Dark
2
1
GuMiho
Dark
GuMiho
uThermal
2
0
MaNa
ShoWTimE
0
2
INnoVation
March 3, 2017 - 18:10UTC
Dark
0
2
INnoVation
Dark
INnoVation
March 3, 2017 - 18:10UTC
uThermal
0
2
GuMiho
ShoWTimE
2
0
MaNa
March 3, 2017 - 18:55UTC
ShoWTimE
1
2
GuMiho
INnoVation
2
0
MaNa
Dark
2
0
uThermal
March 3, 2017 - 20:00UTC
Dark
2
0
MaNa
Dark
MaNa
March 3, 2017 - 20:00UTC
ShoWTimE
1
2
uThermal
INnoVation
1
2
GuMiho
March 3, 2017 - 20:45UTC
GuMiho
2
1
MaNa
GuMiho
MaNa
uThermal
2
1
INnoVation

Playoffs[edit]

Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZerg
Group Stage
996
Round of 12
264
Quarterfinals
152
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Americas EuropeKoreaOther
Group Stage
18141
Round of 12
210
Quarterfinals
17
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 24
Norway 1
Germany 2
Netherlands 2
Poland 2
Finland 1
United States 1
Kazakhstan 1
South Korea 14
Round of 12
Poland 1
Finland 1
South Korea 10
Quarterfinals
Finland 1
South Korea 7
Semifinals
South Korea 4
Finals
South Korea 2
Champion
South Korea 1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Abyssal Reef LE0---------------
Bel'Shir Vestige0---------------
Cactus Valley0---------------
Honorgrounds LE0---------------
Newkirk Precinct0---------------
Paladino Terminal LE0---------------
Proxima Station LE0---------------
Unknown0---------------
Total Sum (Σ)0---------------

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]