IEM Season 9 Cologne

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IEM Season IX - Cologne
IEM 9 Cologne.jpg
Tournament Information
OrganizerESL
Prize Pool$ 30,000
LinksWebsite
Location & Dates
Region
INT
 International
Event TypeOffline
CountryGermany Germany
Start Date2014-12-19
End Date2014-12-21
Broadcast
ScheduleLink (Spoiler-Free)

IEM Season IX - Cologne is the fourth event of IEM Season IX (third with LoL involved), organized by ESL. It took place in Cologne, Germany.

Overview

The event will be cast by Brandon "Saintvicious" DiMarco, Leigh "Deman" Smith, Joe Miller, Martin "Deficio" Lynge, Mitch "Krepo" Voorspoels, and Marcel "Dexter" Feldkamp. Eefje "sjokz" Deporteere will be the host.[1]

Format

  • Six teams:
    • 2 EU LCS Teams (1 fanvote & 1 invited)
    • 2 NA LCS Teams (2 fanvote)
      • Teams competing at IEM San Jose are excluded from participating
    • 1 CIS team from qualifier
    • 1 Turkish team from qualifier

Prize Pool

$ 30,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

PlacePrizePrize (%)≈Prize (EUR)Team
PlacementIcon1.png 1$12,50041.67%€10,125GambitLogo std.pngGambit Gaming
PlacementIcon2.png 2$6,50021.67%€5,265Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG
PlacementIcon3.png 3-4$3,50011.67%€2,835Team ROCCATlogo std.pngTeam ROCCAT
Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas
5-6$2,0006.67%€1,620Dolphins of Wall Streetlogo std.pngDolphins of Wall Street
Aces High Esports Clublogo std.pngAces High Esports Club

Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on December 21, 2014, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.81 Euros

Participants

Eye - Show All.pngEye - Hide All.pngRosters

Participants annotations:

Team Curse who were the #1 NA fanvote had to decline due to visa issues and the departure of Voyboy.[2] Team Dignitas took their place.[3]
Fnatic who were the first invited team had to decline the invite.[4] Team ROCCAT took their place.[5]
Xmithie was unable to attend due to visa issues, and so Thinkcard took his place for Counter Logic Gaming.[6]
Moscow Five won't be able to attend due to visa issues.[7] They are replaced by Dolphins of Wall Street.[8]

Results

Quarterfinals(Bo3)
2
Semifinals(Bo3)
0
Final Match(Bo5)

View Games

Schedule & VODs

Game Schedule
           
RoundMatchResultDateYOUPSTCETKSTCountdownVODs/StreamReddit
quarterfinal
vs
2 - 02014,12,19,17,002014,12,19,17,0009:0018:0002:00123Reddit
quarterfinal
vs
1 - 22014,12,19,20,002014,12,19,20,0012:0021:0005:00123Reddit
Semifinal
vs
2 - 12014,12,20,17,002014,12,20,17,0009:0018:0002:00123Reddit
Semifinal2 - 02014,12,20,20,002014,12,20,20,0012:0021:0005:00123Reddit
Grand Final1 - 32014,12,21,17,002014,12,21,17,0009:0018:0002:0012345Reddit

Regional Distribution

Teams

CIS
CIS
EU
Europe
NA
North America
TR
Turkey
Qualified
1221
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Winner
1

Players

Armenia ArmeniaCanada CanadaDenmark DenmarkFrance FranceGermany GermanyKazakhstan KazhakstanNetherlands NetherlandsPoland PolandRussia RussiaSouth Korea South KoreaSweden SwedenTurkey TurkeyUnited States USAVenezuela Venezuela
Qualified
12112116231351
Semifinals
121151351
Finals
1111114
Winner
11111

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