Electronic Sports World Cup 2008


[e][h]Electronic Sports World Cup 2008
League Information
Organizer:
Games-Services
Sponsor:
Nvidia
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA San Jose
Format:
1v1
Prize pool:
$23,000
Start Date:
2008-08-25
End Date:
2008-08-27
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
Korea (South)  WhO
China  Sky
China  TeD
Korea (South)  ReiGn
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
33
Maps
Chronology

Information[edit]

The Electronic Sports World Cup 2008 (ESWC 2008) was organized by Games-Services and held at the San Jose Center of Performing Arts in San Jose, USA, moving the tournament away from France for the first time.

The tournament took place from August 25th to August 27th 2008 and featured 33 players qualified from all over the world. The cash-prize for WarCraft III was $23,000.

Prize Pool[edit]

23,000 USD are spread among the players as seen below:

Format[edit]

  • Two group stages played in round-robin, best-of-three. Top 2 of each group advances to the next stage.
  • Single elimination bracket in best-of-three, with a 3rd place match.

Notable Participants[edit]

Human Human Orc Orc Undead Undead Night Elf Night Elf
ESWC 2007 Champion
Korea (South) SoJu
Top 3 ESWC Masters of Paris 2008
France ToD
Korea (South) Moon
China Sky
Qualified
Germany Miou
Netherlands Grubby
Korea (South) ReiGn
Sweden SaSe
United Kingdom DeMusliM
Korea (South) WhO
China TeD
Poland Paladyn
China TH000
Netherlands RotterdaM
Germany HasuObs
Ukraine HoT
Korea (South) Lyn
Russian Federation Happy
France Wolf
Austria Firestrike
Ukraine FiX
Croatia Zeus

Group Stage 1[edit]

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Group A
August 25, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. Korea (South)  SoJu 2-0
2. Ukraine  FiX 1-1
3. Sweden  DowaQ 0-2
4. Canada Hasuelf* 0-3
5. Malaysia  Paulyan* 0-3

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Group B
August 25, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. China  TH000 3-0
2. Ukraine  HoT 2-1
3. United States of America  ShrieK 1-2
4. United Arab Emirates Cypress 0-3
5. Croatia  Zeus* 0-3

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Group C
August 25, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. Korea (South)  Lyn 3-0
2. Germany  HasuObs 2-1
3. Nigeria CK 0-2
4. Slovenia Coup 0-2
5. Russian Federation  XyLigan* 0-4

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Group D
August 25, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. Netherlands  Grubby 3-0
2. Germany  Miou 2-1
3. Egypt Guesswho 1-2
4. Saudi Arabia  DarkScorpion 0-3

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Group H
August 25, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. Korea (South)  Moon 3-0
2. China  TeD 2-1
3. United Kingdom  DeMusliM 1-2
4. United States of America  YanE 0-3



* These are the players who could not attend the event.

Group Stage 2[edit]

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Group A
August 26, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. China  Sky 2-1
2. Korea (South)  WhO 2-1
3. Netherlands  Grubby 2-1
4. Germany  HasuObs 0-3

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Group B
August 26, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. Sweden  SaSe 3-0
2. China  TH000 2-1
3. Czech Republic  Bonecracker 1-2
4. Germany  Miou 0-3

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Group C
August 26, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. Korea (South)  ReiGn 2-1
2. France  ToD 2-1
3. Korea (South)  Moon 2-1
4. Ukraine  FiX 0-3

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Group D
August 26, 2008 - 10:00 CEST
1. China  TeD 3-0
2. Korea (South)  Lyn 1-2
3. Ukraine  HoT 1-2
4. Korea (South)  SoJu 1-2

Results[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Sweden SaSe
0
 WhO
August 26, 2008 - 13:00 CEST
 South Korea WhO
2
 South Korea ReiGn
2
 Lyn
August 26, 2008 - 13:00 CEST
 South Korea Lyn
1
 China Sky
2
Sky 
August 26, 2008 - 13:00 CEST
 China TH000
1
 France ToD
0
ToD 
 TeD
August 26, 2008 - 13:00 CEST
 China TeD
2
Semifinals
 South Korea WhO
2
WhO 
August 27, 2008 - 11:00 CEST
 South Korea ReiGn
0
 China Sky
2
Sky 
 TeD
August 27, 2008 - 11:00 CEST
 China TeD
1
Finals
 South Korea WhO
2
WhO 
 Sky
August 27, 2008 - 15:00 CEST
 China Sky
0
3rd Place Match
 South Korea ReiGn
0
 TeD
August 27, 2008 - 13:00 CEST
 China TeD
2


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