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IGN ProLeague Season 5


[e][h]IGN ProLeague Season 5
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Las Vegas
Format:
1v1,
Single-elimination Qualifiers,
Double-elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
$100,000 USD
Start Date:
2012-11-29
End Date:
2012-12-02
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
Korea (South)  Leenock
Korea (South)  viOLet
Korea (South)  Polt
Korea (South)  Bomber
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
71
17
23
31
Maps
Chronology

IGN ProLeague Season 5, also known as IPL 5, is the fifth season of the IGN ProLeague.

Overview[edit]

IPL5 takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Cosmopolitan from November 29 through December 2, 2012.[1] In cooperation with GOMTV, IPL5 will also host the 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 5 Code S semifinals and finals, as well as the 2012 GSL World Championship.[2]

Several qualifiers for this event were held, beginning in May 2012, in order to determine the 39 players who would join the IPL 4 winner, aLive, at the main event. The qualifiers were held on weekends, which led to some players missing the opportunity to qualify for IPL 5 due to conflicting tournament schedules.[Citation needed] To account for this, IPL announced that two extra rounds of midweek qualifiers would be held, from which a further 16 players were to earn places at the main event,[3] bringing the total number of qualified players for this event to 72.[1]

A detailed list of participants can be found here.

Qualifiers[edit]

New to this season, IPL held satellite tournaments that earned players spots at the live event in addition to regional qualifiers that earned players a spot at the live event as well as a free trip to the event.

Regionals[edit]

  • An amateur is defined as any player who has not earned more than $1,000 in live events.
  • Amateurs may also choose to play in their appropriate Regional if they so choose.

Additional[edit]

  • GSL World Championship - 7 players

Satellites[edit]

Added Satellites[edit]

Main Event Format[edit]

  • 72-player double-elimination bracket
    • Regional qualifiers and FnaticRC.aLive seeded into Winners Round 4
    • Satellite qualifiers start in Winners Round 1

Prize Pool[edit]

$100,000 is spread among the players as seen below:

Detailed List of Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (17) Terran Terran (21) Zerg Zerg (27)
Invites (1)
Korea (South) aLive
Regional Qualifiers (7)
Korea (South) CranK
Korea (South) Polt
Korea (South) Sleep
Korea (South) San(3)
Korea (South) TaeJa
Norway Snute
China XiGua
Satellite Qualifiers (41)
United States of America Perfect
Mexico MajOr(2)
United States of America daisuki
United States of America LeiYa(2)
Korea (South) GanZi(2)
United States of America Glon
France ToD
Canada Drewbie(2)
Korea (South) viOLet
Korea (South) Creator
Korea (South) ByuN
United States of America ViBE
Korea (South) HerO
Korea (South) TheStC
United States of America Sasquatch(2)
United States of America Caliber
Korea (South) Sculp
Netherlands Ret(6)
Canada HuK
Korea (South) Shuttle
Korea (South) Shine
Korea (South) HwangSin(3)
Korea (South) Sting(5)
Korea (South) ByuL
United States of America Eifer (3)
United States of America TriMaster
Korea (South) Symbol
Canada TubbyTheFat(3)
Korea (South) MMA
Ukraine Bly(7)
United States of America theognis(3)
Korea (South) Luvsic
Korea (South) Heart
Korea (South) BBoongBBoong
Korea (South) Apocalypse(2)
Canada Hendralisk(5)
United States of America Illusion(7)
Peru CatZ
Russian Federation sLivko
Korea (South) Golden
United States of America MaSsan(3)
Korea (South) Leenock(2)
United States of America Goswser
IPL TAC3 (4)
Korea (South) Genius(1)
Korea (South) Sea
Korea (South) Bomber
Korea (South) YoDa
GSL World Championship - Foreigners (7) [4]
Sweden NaNiwa
Spain LucifroN
France Stephano
Poland Nerchio
Spain VortiX
Canada Scarlett
Taiwan, Republic of China Sen(7)
GSL World Championship - Koreans (5)
Korea (South) Seed
Korea (South) Life
Korea (South) MC
Korea (South) DongRaeGu
Korea (South) Squirtle(3)
2012 GSL Season 5 Semi-Finalists (4)
Korea (South) Ryung
Korea (South) HyuN
Korea (South) Bogus
Korea (South) Sniper

(1)Genius was chosen as the player to represent SlayerS before the team disbanded.

(2)GanZi replaces qxc, who attends WCG. MajOr replaces Suppy. Leenock replaces Axslav. LeiYa replaces ParanOid, who attends WCG. Drewbie replaces DBS. Apocalypse replaces HappyZerg. Sasquatch replaces MaNa.

(3) HayprO and SeleCT have retired from Starcraft II, and are replaced by HwangSin and MaSsan respectively. Nerchio, HyuN, and Ryung have qualified twice from different formats; their satellite qualifier spots are replaced by Eifer, TubbyTheFat, and theognis respectively. Squirtle replaces Mvp, who could not attend due to wrist injury. San replaces MarineKing, who decided to compete in WCG instead.

(4)JonnyREcco replacement not found, he will be replaced in the bracket by a BYE.[5]

(5)Hendralisk is unable to attend; Sting will not attend.[6][7]

(6)Ret had replaced Ziktomini; however, Ret received a suspension from IPL5 following events at DreamHack Winter 2012, and is not participating.[8]

(7)Illusion had replaced BlinG; however, he, Bly, and Sen are all unable to attend due to illness.[9][10][11]

(8) Major did not attend the tournament, and walkovers were handed to Heart and Sasquatch respectively.

Main Event Results[edit]

Winners Bracket
Losers Bracket

Final Bracket Round 8-12[edit]

 
 
Winners Round 6
 South Korea Polt
0
Polt 
 Leenock
November 30, 2012
 South Korea Leenock
2
 South Korea Symbol
0
Symbol 
 viOLet
November 30, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
2
Winners Finals
 South Korea Leenock
3
Leenock 
 viOLet
December 2, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
1
Losers Round 8
 South Korea Sniper
2
Sniper 
 Sleep
December 1, 2012
 South Korea Sleep
0
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
DongRaeGu 
 Bomber
December 1, 2012
 South Korea Bomber
2
Losers Round 9
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt 
 Sniper
December 1, 2012
 South Korea Sniper
0
 South Korea Symbol
0
Symbol 
 Bomber
December 1, 2012
 South Korea Bomber
2
Losers Round 10
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt 
 Bomber
December 2, 2012
 South Korea Bomber
1
Losers Finals
 South Korea viOLet
3
viOLet 
 Polt
December 2, 2012
 South Korea Polt
2
Grand Finals
 South Korea Leenock
2
2
Leenock 
 viOLet
December 2, 2012
 South Korea viOLet
3
1

Detailed results can be found here.

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 71
172331
Round of 56
151724
Round of 40
111217
Round of 32
81014
Round of 24
6612
Round of 16
3310
Round of 12
237
Round of 8
26
Round of 6
24
Round of 4
22
Round of 3
12
Grand Final
2
Winner
1

View Games[edit]

Additional Coverage[edit]

TL.net[edit]

Live Report & Stream Guide[edit]

Write-Ups[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.ign.com/ipl/all/ipl-5 IPL5 Overview
  2. GOMTV: "GSL S5 Semis + Finals and World Championship in Las Vegas"
  3. http://www.ign.com/ipl/all/news/more-ipl5-satellites-signup-today/ Registration page for additional IPL 5 Satellites
  4. [IPL5] GSL World Championship Voting TL.net
  5. IGNProLeague (2012-11-14). "ALL IPL5 Information!". TL.net.
  6. NMxhendralisk (2012-11-25). "ALL IPL5 Information!". TL.net.
  7. Tidus Mino (2012-11-29). "Power Rank: IPL5 Edition". TL.net.
  8. Liquid`Nazgul (2012-11-26). "Statement Regarding Ret at DreamHack Winter 2012". TeamLiquidPro.com.
  9. chimp (2012-11-28). "Bly cannot attend IPL 5 because of fever". eScene.de.
  10. Peski (2012-11-28). "Sen not going to IPL 5". TL.net.
  11. Illusion's twitter Twitter.com, 28 November 2012.