IEM Season 11 World Championship

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IEM Season 11 - World Championship
IEM Katowice 2017.jpg
Tournament Information
OrganizerESL
Intel
SponsorHyperX
G FUEL
Kinguin
Acer
Gillette
FormatPlayoffs
Prize Pool$ 150,000
LinksWebsite
Location & Dates
Region
INT
 International
Event TypeOffline
CountryPoland Poland
Start Date2017-02-22
End Date2017-02-26
Broadcast
Stream(s)English Twitch
Full List
ScheduleLink (Spoiler-Free)
Results
WinnerYoe Flash Wolveslogo std.pngFlash Wolves
SecondG2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports
ThirdROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigers
H2k-Gaminglogo std.pngH2k-Gaming

The IEM Season 11 - Word Championship is the final event of IEM Season 11, organized by ESL. It will take place at the Spodek Arena, Katowice.

Overview

Format

  • Eight teams participate:
  • At most one team per region (Korea, China, North America, Europe, Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao, International Wildcard)
  • Teams must reach at least the quarterfinals to be invited
  • In the case of a tie, summer split ranking will be used
  • Teams that qualify this way will be ineligible to be invited to IEM Oakland or IEM Gyeonggi, if applicable
  • Winner's Bracket Round 1 is Bo1. Loser's Bracket Round 1, Round 2, Semifinals, and Finals are Bo3.
  • Patch Information: v7.3

Prize Pool

$ 150,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

Place Prize (%) Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Team
Gold.png 1 46.67% $ 70,000 € 65,800 Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.pngFlash Wolves
Silver.png 2 20% $ 30,000 € 28,200 G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports
SF.png 3-4 10% $ 15,000 € 14,100 ROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigers
H2k-Gaminglogo std.pngH2k-Gaming
5-6 4.67% $ 7,000 € 6,580 Hong Kong Esportslogo std.pngHong Kong Esports
Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUnicorns Of Love
7-8 2% $ 3,000 € 2,820 M19logo std.pngM19
Kongdoo Monsterlogo std.pngKongdoo Monster
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on February 26, 2017, as follows:
  • $ 1 US Dollars = € 0.94 Euros

Participants

Qualifications
Qualification Pathway R Team
World Championship
EU
H2k-Gaminglogo std.pngH2k-Gaming
IWC
M19logo std.pngM191 - from
CIS
 CIS
IEM Oakland Champion
EU
Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUnicorns Of Love
Invited Teams
LMS
Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.pngFlash Wolves2
KR
ROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigers3
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo std.pngKongdoo Monster3
EU
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports4
LMS
Hong Kong Esportslogo std.pngHong Kong Esports5
Notes
1Albus NoX Lunalogo std.pngAlbus NoX Luna was acquired by M19logo std.pngM19.

2Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.pngFlash Wolves was invited as no LMS team made Worlds quarterfinals or qualified from Oakland or Gyeonggi.
3SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1 (2016 World Champions) and Samsunglogo std.pngSamsung Galaxy (winner of IEM Gyeonggi) forfeited their seeds. They are replaced by ROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigers and Kongdoo Monsterlogo std.pngKongdoo Monster, respectively.
4Due to the potential impact caused by Executive order 13769 issued by United States President Donald Trump, restricting some foreign citizens from entry into the United States, Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 forfeited their seed.[1] As no NA team could be found to replace them, they are replaced by G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports.
5EDward Gaminglogo std.pngEDward Gaming forfeited their seed. They are replaced by Hong Kong Esportslogo std.pngHong Kong Esports.

Eye - Show All.pngEye - Hide All.pngRosters

Results

Group A

Round 1
Losers' Bracket
Round 2

Group B

Round 1
Losers' Bracket
Round 2

Playoffs

Round 1
Round 2

Schedule

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
Game Schedule
           
RoundMatchResultDateYOUPSTCETKSTCountdownVODs/StreamReddit
A - W. R1
vs
1 - 02017,2,22,13,002017,2,22,13,0005:0014:0022:001Reddit
A - W. R11 - 02017,2,22,14,202017,2,22,14,2006:2015:2023:201Reddit
B - W. R1
vs
0 - 12017,2,22,15,402017,2,22,15,4007:4016:4000:401Reddit
B - W. R1
vs
0 - 12017,2,22,17,002017,2,22,17,0009:0018:0002:001Reddit
A - W. R2
vs
2 - 12017,2,22,18,202017,2,22,18,2010:2019:2003:20123Reddit
Game Schedule
           
RoundMatchResultDateYOUPSTCETKSTCountdownVODs/StreamReddit
B - W. R2
vs
0 - 22017,2,23,11,002017,2,23,11,0003:0012:0020:0012Reddit
A - L. R10 - 22017,2,23,14,302017,2,23,14,3006:3015:3023:3012Reddit
B - L. R1
vs
1 - 22017,2,23,18,002017,2,23,18,0010:0019:0003:00123Reddit
Game Schedule
           
RoundMatchResultDateYOUPSTCETKSTCountdownVODs/StreamReddit
A - L. R22 - 12017,2,25,13,152017,2,25,13,1505:1514:1522:15123Reddit
B - L. R2
vs
0 - 22017,2,25,16,452017,2,25,16,4508:4517:4501:4512Reddit
Game Schedule
           
RoundMatchResultDateYOUPSTCETKSTCountdownVODs/StreamReddit
Semi
vs
1 - 22017,2,26,11,302017,2,26,11,3003:3012:3020:30123Reddit
Semi
vs
2 - 12017,2,26,18,002017,2,26,18,0010:0019:0003:00123Reddit
Finals
vs
0 - 22017,2,26,20,402017,2,26,20,4012:4021:4005:4012Reddit

Regional Distribution

Teams

CIS
CIS
EU
Europe
KR
Korea
LMS
TW/HK/MO
Qualified
1322
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Winner
1

Players

  • Country of Birth
  • Residency
BulgariaCroatiaDenmarkGermanyHong KongHungaryNetherlandsPolandRomaniaRussiaSouth KoreaSpainTaiwanUkraine
Qualified
111131112314272
Semifinals
11111915
Finals
11215
Winner
5
Note: Country of Birth is used. Only the 5 players who played the most games for each team are counted.
CIS
CIS
EU
Europe
KR
Korea
LMS
TW/HK/MO
Qualified
5111410
Semifinals
695
Finals
325
Winner
5

Media

Peak viewers

Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts[2]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 401 649 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 226 640 viewers
  • English streams peak was 162 747 viewers
  • Russian streams peak was 15 009 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 190 964 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 268 209 viewers

Streams

Articles & Videos

Interviews

Announcements

Additional Content

Additional Links

References