Gera Cup 100
Gera Cup is a weekly Russian cup with about one hundred $ for the winner usually. This week is the hundredth Cup. The prize pool is about 6,500 $ thanks to a crowd funding. The competition is over two day, with only 16 players but a double elimination bracket. The tournament is hosted by GoodGame.ru, and played on the W3A-servers.
The russian player Happy won the cup beating FoCuS in final. He won for the 13th time, becoming by far the player with the biggest earnings in Gera Cups.
- 8 Players are invited
- 8 Players qualify through Gera Cup 96-99
- 16 players in a double elimination bracket,
- all matches are best of 3 except :
- winners' semifinal & final, and losers' final are best of 5,
- grand final is Bo7 (WB champion leads 1 : 0).
Gera sponsorts call for a crowd funding, prizepool will at least be $3,400 but :
- If the community does reach the donation goal, Gera will sponsor two more years of Gera Cups,
- If the community doesn't reach the donation goal, Gera will come up for it but it will be the last Gera Cup.
- Gera sponsors bring $1,200
- Back2Warcraft community donated $1,050
- Rus_Brain donated $1,725
- other people donated too
RUB 380,324 (≃ $ 6,450) are spread among the players as seen below :
|Place||$ USD||rubles RUB||Player||Team|
|2nd||$1,614||RUB 95,081||FoCuS||All for One|
|4th||$645||RUB 38,032||LawLiet||All for One|
|Sok||All for One|
|13th-16th||-||-||Crrpt||P r o - G a m i n g|
according to xe.com conversion rate on 2017-03-12 (RUB 1 ≃ USD 0.01696).
|Human (4)||Orc (3)||Undead (2)||Night Elf (7)|