IEM Season 8 World Championship

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IEM Season VIII - World Championship
IEM S8 WC.jpg
Tournament Information
OrganizerESL
Sponsor(s)BenQ
HyperX
Intel
Twitch
Raidcall
FormatGroups + Playoffs
Prize Pool$ 150,000
Location & Dates
Region
INT
International
Event TypeOffline
CountryPoland Poland
AddressSpodek
Aleja Wojciecha Korfantego 35
Katowice, Poland
Start Date2014-03-14
End Date2014-03-16
Broadcast
ScheduleSpoiler-Free Schedule
Calendar Export
Social Media & Links
Infobox Homepagelogo std.png

The IEM Season VIII - World Championship is the final IEM event of their Season VIII and will take place at Spodek in Katowice, Poland.

Overview[edit]

The IEM Season VIII - World Championship will be cast by Leigh "Deman" Smith, Joe Miller, Trevor "Quickshot" Henry, Henrik "Froggen" Hansen, Mitch "Krepo" Voorspoels and Martin "Deficio" Lynge. Eefje "sjokz" Depoortere will be the host of the tournament.

Format[edit]

  • 8 teams
    • 4 winners from each of the IEM Season VIII tournaments.
    • 4 invited team from Europe, North America, South East Asia and South Korea.
  • Group Stage, 2 groups of 4
    • Double Elimination
    • Each match is Best of One.
    • Top 2 teams from each group advance to the Playoff bracket.
  • Playoff bracket
    • Single Elimination
    • Semifinals are Best of Three.
    • Grand Final is Best of Five.

Prize Pool[edit]

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

LocalEuro
PlacePrizePrize (%)Team
PlacementIcon1.png 1$60,000€42,60040%KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT Rolster Bullets
PlacementIcon2.png 2$30,000€21,30020%Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
PlacementIcon3.png 3-4$14,000€9,9409.33%Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
GambitLogo std.pngGambit Gaming
5-6$8,500€6,0355.67%Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
Tpa std.pngTaipei Assassins
7-8$7,500€5,3255%Milllogo std.pngMillenium
Welogo std.pngTeam WE

Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on March 16, 2014, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.71 Euros

Participants[edit]

Show RostersHide Rosters
IEM Shanghai Winner
Team WElogo square.png

 CaoMei

 Ruo

 sukiM

 WeiXiao

 Conan
IEM Cologne Winner
Gambit Gaminglogo square.png

 Darien

 Diamondprox

 Alex Ich

 Genja

 Edward
IEM Singapore Winner
Invictus Gaminglogo square.png

 PDD

 illuSioN

 Zzitai

 Kid

 Kitties
IEM Sao Paulo Winner
Milleniumlogo square.png

 kev1n

 Araneae

 Kerp

 Creaton

 Jree
South East Asia
Taipei Assassinslogo square.png

 Achie

 DinTer

 Morning

 bebe

 Jay
North America
Cloud9logo square.png

 Balls

 Meteos

 Hai

 Sneaky

 LemonNation
South Korea
KT Rolster Bulletslogo square.png

 Leopard

 inSec

 Ryu

 Score

 MaFa

Results[edit]

Group A[edit]

Round 1
CN
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
1
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
0
KR
KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B
1
EU
Milllogo std.pngMIL
0
Losers' Bracket
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
1
EU
Milllogo std.pngMIL
0
Round 2
CN
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
0
KR
KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B
1
CN
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
0
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
1

Group B[edit]

Round 1
EU
GambitLogo std.pngGMB
0
LMS
Tpa std.pngTPA
1
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
1
CN
Welogo std.pngWE
0
Losers' Bracket
EU
GambitLogo std.pngGMB
1
CN
Welogo std.pngWE
0
Round 2
LMS
Tpa std.pngTPA
0
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
1
LMS
Tpa std.pngTPA
0
EU
GambitLogo std.pngGMB
1

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
1
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
2
KR
KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B
2
EU
GambitLogo std.pngGMB
0
Finals
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
0
KR
KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B
3
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Match Schedule[edit]

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Results|Schedule
CD|You|PST|CET|KST
Patch & Disables|Patch Only|Hide
Patch: 4.3
[showhide]
Group A
Fri 14 Mar - Sat 15 MarFri 14 Mar - Sat 15 MarFri 14 Mar - Sat 15 Mar2014,3,14,13,00 - 2014,3,15,11,00
    
Fri 2014-03-14
Fri 2014-03-14
Fri 2014-03-14
2014,3,14,13,00
iGInvictus Gaminglogo std.png10Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
2014,3,14,14,15
KT BKT Rolsterlogo std.png10Milllogo std.pngMIL
Sat 2014-03-15
2014,3,14,15,15
iGInvictus Gaminglogo std.png01KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B
2014,3,14,16,30
FNCFnaticlogo std.png10Milllogo std.pngMIL
Sat 2014-03-15
Sat 2014-03-15
2014,3,15,11,00
iGInvictus Gaminglogo std.png01Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Patch: 4.3
[showhide]
Group B
Fri 14 Mar - Sat 15 MarFri 14 Mar - Sat 15 MarSat 15 Mar2014,3,14,17,30 - 2014,3,15,13,30
    
Fri 2014-03-14
Fri 2014-03-14
Sat 2014-03-15
2014,3,14,17,30
GMBGambitLogo std.png01Tpa std.pngTPA
2014,3,14,18,45
C9Cloud9logo std.png10Welogo std.pngWE
2014,3,14,19,45
TPATpa std.png01Cloud9logo std.pngC9
Sat 2014-03-15
Sat 2014-03-15
2014,3,15,12,30
GMBGambitLogo std.png10Welogo std.pngWE
2014,3,15,13,30
TPATpa std.png01GambitLogo std.pngGMB
Patch: 4.3
[showhide]
Semifinals
Sat 15 MarSat 15 MarSun 16 Mar2014,3,15,15,00 - 2014,3,15,18,00
    
Sat 2014-03-15
Sat 2014-03-15
Sun 2014-03-16
2014,3,15,15,00
C9Cloud9logo std.png12Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
2014,3,15,18,00
KT BKT Rolsterlogo std.png20GambitLogo std.pngGMB
Patch: 4.3
[showhide]
Finals
Sun 16 MarSun 16 MarMon 17 Mar2014,3,16,16,30 - 2014,3,16,16,30
    
Sun 2014-03-16
Sun 2014-03-16
Mon 2014-03-17
2014,3,16,16,30
FNCFnaticlogo std.png03KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B

VODs & Match Links[edit]

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VODs & Match Links
[showhide]
Group A
Team 1Team 2ScoreVODs
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiGFnaticlogo std.pngFNC1 - 0Vod
KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT BMilllogo std.pngMIL1 - 0Vod
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiGKT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B0 - 1Vod
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCMilllogo std.pngMIL1 - 0Vod
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiGFnaticlogo std.pngFNC0 - 1Vod
[showhide]
Group B
Team 1Team 2ScoreVODs
GambitLogo std.pngGMBTpa std.pngTPA0 - 1Vod
Cloud9logo std.pngC9Welogo std.pngWE1 - 0Vod
Tpa std.pngTPACloud9logo std.pngC90 - 1Vod
GambitLogo std.pngGMBWelogo std.pngWE1 - 0Vod
Tpa std.pngTPAGambitLogo std.pngGMB0 - 1Vod
[showhide]
Semifinals
Team 1Team 2ScoreVODs
Cloud9logo std.pngC9Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC1 - 2Vod
Vod
Vod
KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT BGambitLogo std.pngGMB2 - 0Vod
Vod
[showhide]
Finals
Team 1Team 2ScoreVODs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCKT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B0 - 3Vod
Vod
Vod

Streams[edit]

Regional Distribution[edit]

Teams[edit]

CN
 China
EU
 Europe
KR
 Korea
NA
 North America
SEA
 SEA
Qualified
23111
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Winner
1

Players[edit]

Armenia ArmeniaChina ChinaFinland FinlandGermany GermanyFrance FrancePoland PolandRussia RussiaSouth Korea South KoreaSpain SpainSweden SwedenTaiwan TaiwanUnited States United States
Qualified
1101221452255
Semifinals
11245115
Finals
12511
Winner
5

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