IEM Season VI - World Championship
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|Intel Extreme Masters Season VI - World Championship|
|Format:||Group + Playoffs|
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IEM Season VI - World Championship in Hanover was the sixth event of the global league of the Intel Extreme Masters. Teams of Counter-Strike and League of Legends as well as StarCraft II players clashed in Hanover, Germany, in March 2012, for a total prize money of $283,000.
The IEM Season VI - World Championship took place in Hanover, Germany in March in the same venue as the CeBIT computer expo. This was the ESL's Intel Extreme Masters series' final event of its 6th season. 12 teams qualified for this World Championship by earning ranking points in the IEM Global Challenges throughout the season. The matches were played on the Nautilus patch with the Shen hotfixes. Main casters for this event were Phreak, Zenon, Deman, and Joe Miller.
|#1||Counter Logic Gaming||180|
|#14||Against All Authority||15|
- Group Stage - Round Robin Bo1
- 2nd & 3rd Place advances to Ro8
- 1st Place advances to Ro4
- Playoffs - Single Elimination - Bo3
$100,000 USD (Approximately €76,000 EUR) is spread among the teams as follows:
|Place||Prize (USD)||≈Prize (EUR)||Riot Circuit||Team|
|1st||$ 50,000||€ 38,000||+400|
|2nd||$ 20,000||€ 15,200||+200|
|3rd||$ 8,000||€ 6,080||+125|
Counter Logic Gaming
|4th||$ 3,800||€ 2,888||+75|
against All authority
|5th-6th||$ 2,800||€ 2,128||+50|
|7th-8th||$ 2,200||€ 1,672|
|9th-10th||$ 2,100||€ 1,596|
|11th-12th||$ 2,000||€ 1,520|
*Converted prizes calculated on March 6th, 2012 with a currency rate of 1 USD = 0.76 EUR provided by http://www.xe.com/.
Team ALTERNATE and
against All authority replace
Invictus Gaming and
Team WE as Invictus Gaming and Team WE could not participate because of visa issues.
|3rd place match|
|Round of 12||
|Round of 6||
|Round of 4||
- The finals were able to pull in over 267,000 concurrent viewers for IEM, breaking its previous record of 247,000 achieved at Kiev.
- "ALTERNATE replaces iG in Hanover"
- "Against All Authority replaces WE at CeBIT"
- "League of Legends Season VI Rankings"