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Vanguard Invitational

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The Vanguard Invitational is the first invite-only event for professional players to show their worth on a new RTS battleground.


[e][h]The Vanguard Invitational
League Information
Game Version:
Type:
Online
Location:
World World
Format:
Group Stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize Pool:
$5,300 USD
Start Date:
2017-07-08
End Date:
2017-07-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Maps

Format[edit]

First Group Stage

  • 16 teams in 4 groups of 4 teams each, played in GSL style format.
  • Matches are Bo5
  • Top 2 teams of each group advance to the playoffs.

Playoffs

  • 8 teams in a single-elimination bracket
  • Round of 16 to Semifinals are played in Bo5
  • Finals are played in Bo7

Schedule[edit]

The event will be broadcasted over two days, beginning at 5 p.m CEST / 8 a.m. PST / 12 a.m. KST on July 8th 2017 and is estimated to end at about 11 PM CEST, July 9th, 2017.

Streams & Casts[edit]

  • Commentators

Prize Pool[edit]

5,300 USD are spread among the two players in each team as seen below:

Map Pool[edit]

Rules[edit]

  • The invitational is being run globally, having the following server rules:
    • NA vs EU = EU
    • KR vs EU = NA Central
    • KR vs NA = NA Central
  • Race switching between games is allowed.
    • If you pick the wrong commander/race, a restart is allowed if it is within 20 seconds of game start.
  • If there are lag issues the players may leave the game and use the "resume play" function from the replay on another server. If a player is not in the game lobby after 15 min of its creation he may be disqualified.
  • Veto system is AB ABCDE.
  • In-game chat is allowed but no excess / distracting chat or bad mannered chat. Each participant should be ready and alert from 17:15 CEST to he is eliminated or to the end of the event. Consult primary admin if a game is not started in time. Map-hacking, stream viewing and other forms of cheating will not be tolerated and will lead to the player being dropped from the event and may exclude him from other Vanguard events as well.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
July 8, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
1. United States qxc / Beastyqt Serbia 2-0 6-0
2. South Korea Ryung / Forte South Korea 2-1 6-3
3. South Korea Leenock / Solar South Korea 1-2 3-7
4. United States Bails / MCanning United States 0-2 1-6
Group A Matches
Leenock
Solar
0
3
Ryung
Forte
qxc
Beastyqt
3
0
Bails
MCanning
Ryung
Forte
0
3
qxc
Beastyqt
Leenock
Solar
3
1
Bails
MCanning
Ryung
Forte
3
0
Leenock
Solar


Group B[edit]

Group B
July 8, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
1. Denmark SpaceMarine / Lillekanin Denmark 2-0 6-0
2. Poland Indy / Nerchio Poland 2-1 6-4
3. South Korea TAiLS / Billowy South Korea 1-2 4-6
4. Canada Bioice / puCK United States 0-2 0-6
Group B Matches
TAiLS
Billowy
1
3
Indy
Nerchio
SpaceMarine
Lillekanin
3
0
Bioice
puCK
Indy
Nerchio
0
3
SpaceMarine
Lillekanin
TAiLS
Billowy
3
0
Bioice
puCK
Indy
Nerchio
3
0
TAiLS
Billowy

Group C[edit]

Group C
July 8, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
1. South Korea Classic / INnoVation South Korea 2-0 6-0
2. South Korea MyuNgSiK / Hurricane South Korea 2-1 6-5
3. Sweden SortOf / Zanster Sweden 1-2 5-6
4. Canada NoRegreT / PiLiPiLi Kazakhstan 0-2 0-6
Group C Matches
MyuNgSiK
Hurricane
0
3
Classic
INnoVation
SortOf
Zanster
3
0
NoRegreT
PiLiPiLi
Classic
INnoVation
3
0
SortOf
Zanster
MyuNgSiK
Hurricane
3
0
NoRegreT
PiLiPiLi
SortOf
Zanster
2
3
MyuNgSiK
Hurricane

Group D[edit]

Group D
July 8, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
1. South Korea KeeN / aLive South Korea 2-0 6-2
2. Ukraine DIMAGA / Brat_OK Russia 2-1 6-3
3. South Korea GuMiho / Seed South Korea 1-2 5-6
4. Italy Reynor / ShaDoWn France 0-2 0-6
Group D Matches
GuMiho
Seed
2
3
KeeN
aLive
DIMAGA
Brat_OK
3
0
Reynor
ShaDoWn
KeeN
aLive
3
0
DIMAGA
Brat_OK
GuMiho
Seed
3
0
Reynor
ShaDoWn
DIMAGA
Brat_OK
3
0
GuMiho
Seed

Playoffs[edit]

Quarter-Finals
Quarter-Finals
Q.-Finals
QF
Semi-Finals
Semi-Finals
S.-Finals
SF
Final
Final
F
South KoreaClassic
South KoreaINnoVation
2
UkraineDIMAGA
RussiaBrat_OK
3
DenmarkSpaceMarine
DenmarkLillekanin
3
South KoreaRyung
South KoreaForte
1
UkraineDIMAGA
RussiaBrat_OK
0
DenmarkSpaceMarine
DenmarkLillekanin
3
United Statesqxc
SerbiaBeastyqt
3
South KoreaMyuNgSiK
South KoreaHurricane
0
South KoreaKeeN
South KoreaaLive
0
PolandIndy
PolandNerchio
3
United Statesqxc
SerbiaBeastyqt
3
PolandIndy
PolandNerchio
2
DenmarkSpaceMarine
DenmarkLillekanin
0
United Statesqxc
SerbiaBeastyqt
4

View Games[edit]

Stream & Casts[edit]

VODs[edit]

SunspearGames

Replays[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]