2011 World Cyber Games Grand Finals

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2011 World Cyber Games Grand Finals
WCGlogo2011.jpg
League Information
Organizer: World Cyber Games
Sponsor: Samsung
Server: South Korea
Event Type: Offline
Country South Korea South Korea
Location: Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO)
Prize Pool: $34,000
Start Date: 2011-12-08
End Date: 2011-12-11
Links: Website

Overview

The World Cyber Games (WCG) is an event held annually ever since year 2000. WCG is a global tournament in which sport is conducted within the medium of cyberspace, also known as e-sports. It serves as a rapidly growing international olympics in which nearly one million players compete against one another for the title of world champion in separate events. WCG is the largest cyber-gaming event serving what is becoming the largest sports market in the world.

The World Cyber Games also serves as a gaming industry conference drawing industry leaders and technology experts as speakers and attendees to share ideas about the present and future of e-sports and their cultural relevance to society. The World Cyber Games ongoing trend of being held annually appropriately displays the growth of e-sports throughout the years.

The World Cyber Games also provides a platform for gamers all over the world to compete against one another to earn the right to be crowned the world's best. Along the way, these gamers foster new friendships amongst other gamers from all over the world. WCG has certainly brought gamers from all over the world together through one interest; e-sports.

Host City

The host city of the WCG 2011 Grand Final will be Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea. In bringing the Grand Final to South Korea after 8 years since 2003, WCG has made its final decision on Busan, which has been increasing its international reputation in opening many global events like film festivals and motor shows.[1]

Reactions

"Busan is expected to be the hub city of games and culture by bringing WCG along with G-star," said Nam-Sik Hur, Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City. "We will do our best in welcoming the international delegates for a successful WCG 2011 Grand Final."

"WCG, an international game event, together with G-star will give Busan a great chance to grow as a game mecca," said Tae-Gun Seo, president of Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency. "We believe WCG 2011 in Busan will be the greatest ever with the wholehearted support from Busan city," said Brad Lee, CEO of World Cyber Games, Inc.

Format

  • All teams are entered into four groups and play round robin matches
  • Top two teams from each group move onto the Elimination Bracket
  • All matches in the Elimination Bracket are Best of 3

Prize Pool

$ 34,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

Place Prize (%) Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Team
Gold.png 1 73.53% $ 25,000 € 18,500 Team USAlogo std.png Chicks Dig Elo
Silver.png 2 17.65% $ 6,000 € 4,440 GameburgLogo std.png Gameburg Team
Bronze.png 3 8.82% $ 3,000 € 2,220 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
Copper.png 4 - - - Milllogo std.png Millenium
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on December 11th, 2011, as follows:
  • $ 1 US Dollars = € 0.74 Euros

Participants

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Qualifiers

Each participating country held their own qualifiers with the first place team advancing to the Grand Finals

Results

Group Stage

Group A
1. Singapore Flash eSports 3-0
2. Poland exGameburg Team 2-1
3. Germany Team Acer 1-2
4. Vietnam Sex is our Life 0-3
Group A Matches
Team Acer Germany 1 0 Vietnam Sex is our Life
Flash eSports Singapore 1 0 Poland exGameburg Team
Flash eSports Singapore 1 0 Vietnam Sex is our Life
exGameburg Team Poland 1 0 Germany Team Acer
Flash eSports Singapore 1 0 Germany Team Acer
exGameburg Team Poland 1 0 Vietnam Sex is our Life


Group B
1. China Invictus Gaming 3-0
2. USA Dignitas 2-1
3. Spain Meet Your Makers 1-2
4. United Kingdom Team RageFace 0-3
Group B Matches
Invictus Gaming China 1 0 USA Dignitas
Invictus Gaming China 1 0 United Kingdom Team RageFace
Dignitas USA 1 0 Spain Meet Your Makers
Meet Your Makers Spain 1 0 United Kingdom Team RageFace
Invictus Gaming China 1 0 Spain Meet Your Makers
Dignitas USA 1 0 United Kingdom Team RageFace


Group C
1. USA Chicks Dig Elo 4-0
2. Canada Counter Logic Gaming 3-1
3. Australia Sequential Gaming 2-2
4. Italy Team Redbyte 1-3
5. Philippines Bida Gaming 0-4
Group C Matches
Chicks Dig Elo USA 1 0 Canada Counter Logic Gaming
Counter Logic Gaming Canada 1 0 Italy Team Redbyte
Chicks Dig Elo USA 1 0 Italy Team Redbyte
Chicks Dig Elo USA 1 0 Australia Sequential Gaming
Counter Logic Gaming Canada 1 0 Australia Sequential Gaming
Sequential Gaming Australia 1 0 Italy Team Redbyte


  • Bida Gaming was disqualified due to VISA problems
Group D
1. South Korea NaJin e-mFire 4-0
2. France Millenium 2-2
3. Taiwan For the Win 2-2
4. Sweden Team Jantelaget 1-3
5. Malaysia Orange eSports 1-3
Group B Matches
NaJin e-mFire South Korea 1 0 Malaysia Orange eSports
NaJin e-mFire South Korea 1 0 France Millenium
NaJin e-mFire South Korea 1 0 Taiwan For the Win
NaJin e-mFire South Korea 1 0 Sweden Team Jantelaget
Millenium France 1 0 Sweden Team Jantelaget
For the Win Taiwan 1 0 Sweden Team Jantelaget
Millenium France 1 0 Taiwan For the Win
For the Win Taiwan 1 0 Malaysia Orange eSports
Team Jantelaget Sweden 1 0 Malaysia Orange eSports
Orange eSports Malaysia 1 0 France Millenium


Playoffs

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
 USA Chicks Dig Elo 2
 USA Dignitas 1
 USA Chicks Dig Elo 2
 France Millenium 0
 Singapore Flash eSports 1
 France Millenium 2
 USA Chicks Dig Elo 2
 Poland exGameburg Team 0
 Canada Counter Logic Gaming 2
 China Invictus Gaming 0 3rd place match
 Canada Counter Logic Gaming 0
 Canada Counter Logic Gaming 2
 Poland exGameburg Team 2
 Poland exGameburg Team 2  France Millenium 1
 South Korea NaJin e-mFire 1

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