Electronic Sports World Cup 2006

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[e][h]Electronic Sports World Cup 2006
League Information
Organizer:
Games-Services
Sponsor:
Nvidia, Orange, Intel
Game Version:
Server:
Type:
Offline
Location:
France Paris
Format:
Group stages : round robin
Playoffs : single elimination
Prize pool:
$ 40,000 USD
Start Date:
2006-06-28
End Date:
2006-07-02
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  Lucifer
Croatia  Zeus
China  Sky
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
54
1v1 map pool
Chronology

The Electronic Sports World Cup 2006 (ESWC 2006) was organized by Games-Services and held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France.

The tournament took place from June 28th to July 2nd 2006 and featured 54 players players qualified from all over the world. The cash-prize for WarCraft III sticked to $40,000 this year and for the last time, before it started to decrease.

Format[edit]


Group stage 1 (from 54 to 24)[edit]

The group stage 1 consists of 8 groups of 6-7 players each :

  • all matches played as Bo2,
  • round robin (a player faces each others once),
  • top 3 from each group advance to the group stage 2.

Group stage 2 (from 24 to 8)[edit]

The group stage 2 consists of 4 groups of 6 players each :

  • all matches played as Bo3,
  • round robin (a player faces each others once),
  • top 2 from each group advance to the playoffs.

Playoffs[edit]

The 8 player left fight in a single elimination bracket :

  • all matches played as Bo3.

Prize Pool[edit]

$ 40,000 are spread among the players as seen below:

Notable Participants[edit]

Human Human Orc Orc Undead Undead Night Elf Night Elf
ESWC 2005 Champion
Netherlands Grubby
Qualified
China Sky
Netherlands RotterdaM
South Korea Lucifer
Croatia Zeus
Bulgaria Insomnia
Denmark Ciara
South Korea FoV
Norway Creolophus
France ToD
Switzerland biGs
Sweden FuRy
Bulgaria DIDI8
Denmark Bjarke
Austria Firestrike
France Wolf
Germany Fire_de
Brazil PaTo
United Kingdom DeMusliM
Ukraine HoT
United States Nilknarf
Netherlands Zerter
Spain LoL_vs_xD
United States Shortround
China suhO
Russia TitaN
Belarus NightWOlf

Results[edit]

Group Stage 1[edit]

For group stage 1 detailed results see here.

Group Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

GS2 Group A
June 30, 2006 - 13:00 CEST
1st China  Sky 5-0
2nd France  ToD 4-1
3rd Russia  TitaN 3-2
4th Belarus  NightWOlf 2-3
5th United States  Shortround 1-4
6th Brazil  PaTo 0-5

Group B[edit]

GS2 Group B
June 30, 2006 - 13:00 CEST
1st Germany  Fire_de 4-1
2nd Croatia  Zeus 4-1
3rd Norway  Creolophus 4-1
4th Denmark  Bjarke 2-3
5th Netherlands  Zerter 1-4
6th Netherlands  RotterdaM 0-5

Group C[edit]

GS2 Group C
June 30, 2006 - 13:00 CEST
1st South Korea  Lucifer 4-1
2nd Bulgaria  Insomnia 4-1
3rd South Korea  FoV 3-2
4th China  suhO 3-2
5th France  Wolf 1-4
6th Spain  LoL_vs_xD 0-5

Group D[edit]

GS2 Group D
June 30, 2006 - 13:00 CEST
1st Netherlands  Grubby 5-0
2nd United States  Nilknarf 4-1
3rd Sweden  FuRy 3-2
4th Ukraine  HoT 2-3
5th Bulgaria  DIDI8 1-4
6th Switzerland  HasuHasi 0-5

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 China Sky
2
July 2, 2006 - 10:00 CEST
 USA Nilknarf
0
 South Korea Lucifer
2
July 2, 2006 - 10:00 CEST
 France ToD
0
 Netherlands Grubby
1
July 2, 2006 - 10:00 CEST
 Croatia Zeus
2
 Germany Fire_de
0
July 2, 2006 - 10:00 CEST
 Bulgaria Insomnia
2
Semifinals
 China Sky
1
July 2, 2006 - 12:00 CEST
 South Korea Lucifer
2
 Croatia Zeus
2
July 2, 2006 - 12:00 CEST
 Bulgaria Insomnia
1
Finals
 South Korea Lucifer
2
July 2, 2006 - 15:00 CEST
 Croatia Zeus
0
3rd Place Match
 China Sky
2
July 2, 2006 - 13:30 CEST
 Bulgaria Insomnia
1


External links[edit]