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The Hot Seat

[e][h]The Hot Seat
League Information
Game Version:
Format:
Bo9 King-of-the-Hill Showmatch
Start Date:
2015-02-13
End Date:
2015-06-05
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About[edit]

The Hot Seat is a King of the Hill showmatch series hosted by JoRoSaR and sponsored by DingIt.

Each week, international players are invited to compete in a Best-of-9, winner-takes-all for a showmatch that results in the winners building a bounty and playing for a larger prize pool the next time around.

The showmatch series starts at a bounty of $150. The winner stays on to play next week, and $75 gets added to the bounty next time around. If a challenger defeats the King of the Hill, they take that player's bounty and start from $150 the following week as they begin to build a bounty of their own.

Rules and Format[edit]

The format is Bo9, with vetoes working as follows:

  • Game 1: Starting map decided by vetoes (coinflip to determine who vetoes first).
  • Games 2-7: Loser of the previous game picks from remaining maps in the map pool.
  • Games 8-9: If there is a Game 8 (i.e. score is 4-3), a new round of map vetoes begins down to 3 maps. Player on the lower score picks the map for Game 8. If there is a game 9, the losing player picks between the two remaining maps.
  • Example: Score is PartinG 3-4 Life and the 3 maps after Game 8 vetoes are Overgrowth, Catallena & Deadwing...PartinG picks Overgrowth for Game 8, and if there is a Game 9, Life can choose between Catallena & Deadwing.

The above rule allows for players to focus on the maps they are most familiar with, when the match gets down to the final few all-important games.

Map pool[edit]

Weeks 1-8

Weeks 9-15

About[edit]

Casters[edit]

The main personality for The Hot Seat is JoRoSaR, who is also the tournament organiser.

Players & Bounty[edit]

Matches[edit]

Detailed Results[edit]

Win Ranks[edit]

Top Contenders With At Least One Match Win
Game vs. vs. vs.
ID Team Match Wins Record % Record % Record % Record %
1 Denmark  Bunny Team Liquid 8
099341-27
60%
02000-0
-
058720-13
61%
060621-14
60%
2 New Zealand  Petraeus mYinsanity 4
064423-16
59%
03518-9
47%
039610-4
71%
02975-3
63%
3 South Korea  Hydra ROOT Gaming 1
03749-6
60%
02995-1
83%
02000-0
-
02754-5
44%
4 South Korea  Solar Samsung KHAN 1
02965-4
56%
02000-0
-
02000-0
-
02965-4
56%

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