2014 Taiwan Open



[e][h]Taiwan eSports League 2014 TWOP
League Information
Sponsor:
Game Version:
Server:
Taiwan
Type:
Offline
Location:
Taiwan Taipei
Format:
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
NT$750,000 (≃ $25,000)
Start Date:
2014-08-08
End Date:
2014-08-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Taiwan  Sen
South Korea  HyuN
Taiwan  Has
Taiwan  Ian
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
1
2
13
Maps

Overview[edit]

The 2014 Taiwan eSports Open is an offline tournament organized by Taiwan eSports League at the Expo Dome in Taipei, Taiwan. The event is casted by the famous duo Nicolas "Tasteless" Plott and Daniel "Artosis" Stemkoski with the help of Kevin "qxc" Riley. Benjamin "BreAKer" Novotny is the host and interviewer and is doing some commentary as well.

Format[edit]

Qualifier:

  • Open to any player ranked Masters or above on the Korea & Taiwan server.
  • Four players will qualify after a single-elimination bracket and two group stages.

Invites:

  • Top eight Taiwanese players from TeSL 2013-2014.
  • Four international players will also be invited.

Main tournament:

  • Single-elimination bracket of sixteen players.
  • Matches are best of 3.
  • Semifinals and third place are played in best of 5.
  • Grand Finals is played in best of 7.

Prize Pool[edit]

NT$750,000 (~25,000 USD1) and 4,000 WCS Points are spread among the players as seen below:

1 Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on 2014-06-04. [NT$1 TWD ≈ 0.0332544 USD]
2 Players must advance one round in order to claim WCS points for that placement. Being seeded through qualifiers counts as advancing one round. Invited players who are eliminated in Ro16 receive no WCS points.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (1) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (13)
Top 8 Taiwanese players from all of 2013-14 TeSL (8)
Taiwan Has
Taiwan Sen
Taiwan DS *
Taiwan Ian
Taiwan Slam
Taiwan AK
Taiwan Fist
Taiwan Cheetos
Taiwan Python *
Invited Players (4)
South Korea TaeJa
South Korea HyuN
South Korea Bomber
South Korea Jaedong
Qualified Players (4)
South Korea Leenock
South Korea DeParture
South Korea TRUE
South Korea Pet

*DS forfeited and, following Hui retirement, the next players in line were Ball, Fly and Python. Fly and Ball also retired so Python was invited.[1]

Results[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo3)
 South Korea TaeJa
0
TaeJa 
 Leenock
August 8, 2014 - 12:30 TST
 South Korea Leenock
2
 South Korea HyuN
2
HyuN 
 AK
August 8, 2014 - 13:40 TST
 Taiwan AK
0
 Taiwan Ian
2
Ian 
 DeParture
August 8, 2014 - 14:50 TST
 South Korea DeParture
1
 South Korea Jaedong
2
Jaedong 
 Pet
August 8, 2014 - 16:05 TST
 South Korea Pet
1
 South Korea Bomber
2
Bomber 
 TRUE
August 8, 2014 - 17:00 TST
 South Korea TRUE
1
 Taiwan Sen
2
Sen 
 Cheetos
August 8, 2014 - 18:00 TST
 Taiwan Cheetos
0
 Taiwan Has
2
Has 
 Python
August 8, 2014 - 19:20 TST
 Taiwan Python
0
 Taiwan Slam
0
Slam 
 Fist
August 8, 2014 - 20:05 TST
 Taiwan Fist
2
Quarterfinals (Bo3)
 South Korea Leenock
1
Leenock 
 HyuN
August 8, 2014 - 21:00 TST
 South Korea HyuN
2
 Taiwan Ian
2
Ian 
 Jaedong
August 8, 2014 - 22:00 TST
 South Korea Jaedong
1
 South Korea Bomber
0
Bomber 
 Sen
August 8, 2014 - 23:00 TST
 Taiwan Sen
2
 Taiwan Has
2
Has 
 Fist
August 8, 2014 - 23:55 TST
 Taiwan Fist
0
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea HyuN
3
HyuN 
 Ian
August 9, 2014 - 18:25 TST
 Taiwan Ian
1
 Taiwan Sen
3
Sen 
 Has
August 9, 2014 - 19:45 TST
 Taiwan Has
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea HyuN
3
HyuN 
 Sen
 Taiwan Sen
4
3rd Place Match (Bo5)
 Taiwan Ian
0
Ian 
 Has
August 9, 2014 - 21:00 TST
 Taiwan Has
3

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
1213
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
13
Finals
2
Champion
1

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Mooncake (July 10, 2014). "Strongest eight local players officially announced!". Esports.com. Retrieved July 11, 2014.