EUCS 2014 Spring Playoffs

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2014 EU CS Spring Playoffs
CS EU logo.png
Tournament Information
OrganizerRiot Games
SponsorCoke 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
ScheduleLink (Spoiler-Free)

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:

Place Prize (%) Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Qualification Team
Gold.png 1 80% $ 16,000 € 11,504 EU LCS 2014 Summer Promotion Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 Eclipse
Silver.png 2 50% $ 10,000 € 7,190 EU LCS 2014 Summer Promotion Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png Ninjas in Pyjamas
Bronze.png 3 40% $ 8,000 € 5,752 EU LCS 2014 Summer Promotion Denial eSportslogo std.png Denial eSports EU
Copper.png 4 15% $ 3,000 € 2,157 - Reason Gaminglogo std.png Reason Gaming
5-6 6.25% $ 1,250 € 898.75 - Team Coastlogo std.png Team Coast Gold
Mousesportlogo std.png mousesports
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on April 11, 2014, as follows:
  • $ 1 US Dollars = € .719 Euros

Series Points

Ranking

2014 Season
Rank Team Spring 2014 Total
Series 1 Series 2
1. Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png Ninjas in Pyjamas 7 12 19
2. Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 Eclipse 9 2 11
2. Denial eSportslogo std.png Denial eSports EU1&2 1 10 11
4. Reason Gaminglogo std.png Reason Gaming - 8 8
5. Mousesportlogo std.png mousesports3&4 5 2 7
6. Team Coastlogo std.png Team Coast Gold5&6 - 7 7
7. Tick Trick and Ducklogo std.png Tick Trick and Duck 4 - 4
8. Gamers2logo std.png Gamers2 - 2 2
8. Logo std.png Steve Bakes Cookies - 2 2
10. EYES ON Ulogo std.png EYES ON U 1 - 1
10. SK Gaming Primelogo std.png SK Gaming Prime 1 - 1
10. Storm Games Clanlogo std.png Storm 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)
                     
  Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png NiP 2
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 2
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 0
  Mousesportlogo std.png mouz 1
  Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png NiP 1
  Cloud9logo std.png C9E 3
3rd place match
  Cloud9logo std.png C9E 2
  Denial eSportslogo std.png DNL EU 2   Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 0
  Denial eSportslogo std.png DNL EU 1
  Team Coastlogo std.png CST Gold 0   Denial eSportslogo std.png DNL EU 3

Schedule/VODs

Challenger Series Playoffs
Round Match Result Date YOU PDT CEST KST Countdown VoDs/Stream Reddit
Q/F
DNL EU Denial eSportslogo std.png
vs
2:0 2014,4,01,21,00 2014,4,01,21,00 14:00 23:00 06:00 123 -
Q/F
RG Reason Gaminglogo std.png
vs
Mousesportlogo std.png mouz
2:1 2014,4,02,21,00 2014,4,02,21,00 14:00 23:00 06:00 123 -
Semifinal
C9E Cloud9logo std.png
vs
Denial eSportslogo std.png DNL EU
2:1 2014,4,10,16,00 2014,4,10,16,00 09:00 18:00 01:00 123 -
Semifinal
NiP Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png
vs
Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG
2:0 2014,4,10,18,00 2014,4,10,18,00 11:00 20:00 03:00 123 -
3rd/4th
RG Reason Gaminglogo std.png
vs
Denial eSportslogo std.png DNL EU
0:3 2014,4,11,16,00 2014,4,11,16,00 09:00 18:00 01:00 12345 -
Finals
NiP Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png
vs
Cloud9logo std.png C9E
1:3 2014,4,11,19,00 2014,4,11,19,00 12:00 21:00 04:00 12345 -

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