Electronic Sports World Cup 2007

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[e][h]Electronic Sports World Cup 2007
League Information
Organizer:
Games-Services
Sponsor:
Game One, Orange, Intel, Packard Bell
Game Version:
Server:
Type:
Offline
Location:
France Paris
Format:
Group stages : round robin
Playoffs : single elimination
Prize pool:
$ 19,000 USD
Start Date:
2007-07-05
End Date:
2007-07-08
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
South Korea  SoJu
Netherlands  Grubby
South Korea  Lyn
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
55
5
8
8
14
1v1 map pool
Chronology

The Electronic Sports World Cup 2007 (ESWC 2007) was organized by Games-Services and held at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in Paris, France.

The tournament took place from July 5th to July 8th 2007 and featured 55 players qualified from all over the world. The cash-prize for WarCraft III dropped from $40,000 last year to $19,000 spread only amongst the top 3 players. On the other hand, hotel & trip costs for players were handled by Games-Services.

Format[edit]


Group stage 1 (from 55 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]

$ 19,000 are spread among the players as seen below :

Notable Participants[edit]

Human Human Orc Orc Undead Undead Night Elf Night Elf
ESWC 2006 Champion
South Korea Lucifer
Qualified
Bulgaria Insomnia
Netherlands Grubby
Germany HasuObs
Croatia Zeus
United States Nilknarf
Netherlands RotterdaM
Sweden FuRy
Ukraine HoT
United Kingdom DeMusliM
China Fly100%
France eLquA
China Lyc
Russia XyLigan
Denmark Ciara
Russia Deadman
South Korea Lyn
Poland Paladyn
Brazil PaTo
South Korea SoJu
Spain LoL_vs_xD
Sweden SaSe
Germany hanf
France Wolf

Results[edit]

Group Stage 1[edit]

Groups stage 1 detailed results here.

Group Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]

GS2 Group A
July 6, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
1st China  Lyc 5-0
2nd South Korea  Lyn 4-1
3rd United States  Nilknarf 3-2
4th Russia  Deadman 2-3
5th Germany  HasuObs 1-4
6th Denmark  Ciara 0-5

Group B[edit]

GS2 Group B
July 6, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
1st Norway  Creolophus 5-0
2nd Netherlands  Grubby 4-1
3rd Germany  hanf 2-3
4th Russia  XyLigan 2-3
5th Netherlands  RotterdaM 1-4
6th Bulgaria  Jack 1-4

Group C[edit]

GS2 Group C
July 6, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
1st Bulgaria  Insomnia 4-1
2nd South Korea  SoJu 4-1
3rd Croatia  Zeus 3-2
4th China  Fly100% 3-2
5th Sweden  SaSe 1-4
6th Switzerland  Dave 0-5

Group D[edit]

GS2 Group D
July 6, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
1st South Korea  Lucifer 5-0
2nd Brazil  PaTo 4-1
3rd France  eLquA 3-2
4th Poland  Paladyn 2-3
5th United Kingdom  DeMusliM 1-4
6th Serbia  SweeT 0-5

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Bulgaria Insomnia
0
July 7, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
 South Korea Lyn
2
 South Korea Lucifer
0
July 7, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
 South Korea SoJu
2
 China Lyc
0
July 7, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 Norway Creolophus
2
July 7, 2007 - 10:00 CEST
 Brazil PaTo
0
Semifinals
 South Korea Lyn
0
July 7, 2007 - 12:00 CEST
 South Korea SoJu
2
 Netherlands Grubby
0
July 7, 2007 - 12:00 CEST
 Norway Creolophus
2
Finals
 South Korea SoJu
2
July 8, 2007 - 15:00 CEST
 Norway Creolophus
0
3rd Place Match
 South Korea Lyn
1
July 8, 2007 - 13:00 CEST
 Netherlands Grubby
2

External links[edit]