IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown

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IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown
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Tournament Information
OrganizerIPL
Sponsor(s)IPL
FormatDouble Elimination Bracket
Prize Pool$ 40,000
Location & Dates
Region
NA
 North America
Event TypeOffline
CountryUnited States United States
Start Date2012-08-11
End Date2012-08-12

Overview

The IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown is a special event held by IPL. Four invited teams and four qualified teams will compete in a double elimination tournament for a $40,000 prize pool. The tournament will take place on August 11 and 12th at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, California. The games are cast by Red Baron, HatPerson, Jatt, Pluto, Studio, and Jaws. The tournament is played on the Diana Patch, although Diana is disabled since the Asian teams have not been able to play on the patch. [1]

Format

  • Online Qualifier
    • 32 team limit
    • Single elimination bracket
    • Top eight teams move on to a double elimination bracket
    • Top four teams qualify for IPL Face Off
  • Offline Face Off
    • Four invited teams and four qualified teams
    • Double elimination
    • All matches except the finals are best of three
    • The grand finals are best of five with the team coming from the Winner's Bracket with a one game lead

Prize Pool

$ 40,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

LocalEuro
PlacePrizePrize (%)Riot CircuitTeam
PlacementIcon1.png 1$20,000€16,20050%+400Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMid
PlacementIcon2.png 2$7,500€6,07518.75%+200Team Curselogo std.pngTeam Curse
PlacementIcon3.png 3$5,000€4,05012.5%+125Legionlogo std.pngTeam Legion
4$2,500€2,0256.25%+75Mtwlogo std.pngmTw North America
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5-6$1,250€1,012.503.13%+50Welogo std.pngTeam WE
Ssentinelslogo std.pngSingapore Sentinels
7-8$1,250€1,012.503.13%+50Orbitlogo std.pngOrbit Gaming
Teamdynamiclogo std.pngTeam Dynamic
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Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on August 12, 2012, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.81 Euros

Participants

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1 Taipei Assassins were originally invited but were not able to attend and was replaced by Orbit Gaming after playing a best of three series against 4Nothing.

Results

Round 1
Losers' Bracket
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Grand Final
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1 TSM enters Grand Finals with a one game advantage.

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References

  1. MattMarcou Tweet"twitter.com"