EUCS 2014 Spring Playoffs

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2014 EU CS Spring Playoffs
CS EU logo.png
Tournament Information
OrganizerRiot Games
Sponsor(s)Coke Zero
FormatPlay In + Bracket
Prize Pool$ 20,000
LinksWebsite
Location & Dates
Region
EU
 Europe
Event TypeOnline/Offline
Start Date2014-04-01
End Date2014-04-11
Broadcast
ScheduleSpoiler-Free Schedule
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Overview

The 2014 EU Challenger Series is a Challenger league that runs alongside the LCS for the entire 2014 season and acts as a direct bridge into the LCS. Top six teams with the highest points across both series are seeded into a playoff bracket. The playoffs hold a similar structure to the LCS playoffs. The winner is crowned the series champion and additionally, the top three teams advance into the Promotion Tournament.

Format

  • Single Elimination
  • Top six teams with the most Series Points (Shown Below) seeded in a playoff bracket.
  • Quarterfinals and Semifinals matches are Best of Three; Finals and 3rd/4th matches are Best of Five.
  • Top three teams advance to the 2014 EU Summer Promotion.

Prize Pool

$ 20,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

PlacePrizePrize (%)≈Prize (EUR)QualificationTeam
PlacementIcon1.png 1$16,00080%€11,504EU LCS 2014 Summer PromotionCloud9logo std.pngCloud9 Eclipse
PlacementIcon2.png 2$10,00050%€7,190EU LCS 2014 Summer PromotionNinjas in Pyjamaslogo std.pngNinjas in Pyjamas
PlacementIcon3.png 3$8,00040%€5,752EU LCS 2014 Summer PromotionDenial eSportslogo std.pngDenial eSports EU
4$3,00015%€2,157Reason Gaminglogo std.pngReason Gaming
5-6$1,2506.25%€898.75Team Coastlogo std.pngTeam Coast Gold
Mousesportlogo std.pngmousesports

Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on April 11, 2014, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.719 Euros

Series Points

Ranking

2014 Season
Rank Team Spring 2014 Total
Series 1 Series 2
1. Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.pngNinjas in Pyjamas 7 12 19
2. Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 Eclipse 9 2 11
2. Denial eSportslogo std.pngDenial eSports EU1&2 1 10 11
4. Reason Gaminglogo std.pngReason Gaming - 8 8
5. Mousesportlogo std.pngmousesports3&4 5 2 7
6. Team Coastlogo std.pngTeam Coast Gold5&6 - 7 7
7. Tick Trick and Ducklogo std.pngTick Trick and Duck 4 - 4
8. Gamers2logo std.pngGamers2 - 2 2
8. Logo std.pngSteve Bakes Cookies - 2 2
10. EYES ON Ulogo std.pngEYES ON U 1 - 1
10. SK Gaming Primelogo std.pngSK Gaming Prime 1 - 1
10. Storm Games Clanlogo std.pngStorm Games Clan 1 - 1
  • The Top 3 finishers in Series 1 are automatically seeded in the bracket for Series 2
  • The 6 teams with the highest point totals advance to the Playoffs.
    • Teams will be seeded according to their Total Points
    • Any ties will be settled with tiebreaker matches

Point distribution

Place Series 1 Series 2
1 9 12
2 7 10
3 5 8
4 4 7
5-8 1 2
1 Pulse eSports left the organization prior to the Challenger Series #2.
2 Denial.EU acquired the roster of Departed prior the Challenger Series #2.
3 MeetYourMakers left the organization prior to the Challenger Series #2.
4 mousesports acquired the roster of Lublin Shore prior to the Challenger Series #2.
5 Team Coast Gold acquired the roster of Awsomniac prior the Challenger Series #2.
6 Team Coast Gold forfeits their tie-breaker match.

Participants

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Results

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
Semifinals (Bo3)
Final Match (Bo5)
3rd place match

Schedule/VODs

Challenger Series Playoffs
           
RoundMatchResultDateYOUPSTCETKSTCountdownVODs/StreamReddit
Q/F2 - 02014,4,01,21,002014,4,01,21,0014:0023:0006:00123-
Q/F
vs
2 - 12014,4,02,21,002014,4,02,21,0014:0023:0006:00123-
Semifinal2 - 12014,4,10,16,002014,4,10,16,0009:0018:0001:00123-
Semifinal
vs
2 - 02014,4,10,18,002014,4,10,18,0011:0020:0003:00123-
3rd/4th0 - 32014,4,11,16,002014,4,11,16,0009:0018:0001:0012345-
Finals
vs
1 - 32014,4,11,19,002014,4,11,19,0012:0021:0004:0012345-

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