Electronic Sports World Cup - Masters of Cheonan 2009
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Group stage : round robin
Playoffs : single elimination
The Electronic Sports World Cup Masters of Cheonan 2009 (ESWC Masters of Cheonan 2009) was organized by Games-Services and held at the Cheonan e-Sports International Culture Festival in Cheonan, South Korea.
The tournament took place from May 2nd to May 6th 2009 and featured 16 players. The cash-prize for WarCraft III was $15,000 and the event offered a direct slot to ESWC 2009.
Group stage (from 16 to 8)
The group stage consists of 4 groups of 4 players each :
- all matches played as Bo1,
- round robin (a player faces each others once),
- top 2 from each group advance to the playoffs.
The 4 player left fight in a single elimination bracket :
- all matches played as Bo3.
$ 15,000 are spread among the players as seen below :