2011 World Cyber Games/Main Tournament

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WCG Grand Finals 2011
WCGlogo2011.jpg
Tournament Information
OrganizerWorld Cyber Games
Sponsor(s)Samsung
Prize Pool$34,000
LinksWebsite
Location & Dates
Region
KR
 Korea
Event TypeOffline
CountrySouth Korea South Korea
AddressBusan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO)
Start Date2011-12-08
End Date2011-12-11

Overview

The World Cyber Games (WCG) is an event held annually ever since year 2000. WCG is a global tournament in which sport is conducted within the medium of cyberspace, also known as e-sports. It serves as a rapidly growing international olympics in which nearly one million players compete against one another for the title of world champion in separate events. WCG is the largest cyber-gaming event serving what is becoming the largest sports market in the world.

The World Cyber Games also serves as a gaming industry conference drawing industry leaders and technology experts as speakers and attendees to share ideas about the present and future of e-sports and their cultural relevance to society. The World Cyber Games ongoing trend of being held annually appropriately displays the growth of e-sports throughout the years.

The World Cyber Games also provides a platform for gamers all over the world to compete against one another to earn the right to be crowned the world's best. Along the way, these gamers foster new friendships amongst other gamers from all over the world. WCG has certainly brought gamers from all over the world together through one interest; e-sports.

Host City

The host city of the WCG 2011 Grand Final will be Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea. In bringing the Grand Final to South Korea after 8 years since 2003, WCG has made its final decision on Busan, which has been increasing its international reputation in opening many global events like film festivals and motor shows.[1]

Reactions

"Busan is expected to be the hub city of games and culture by bringing WCG along with G-star," said Nam-Sik Hur, Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City. "We will do our best in welcoming the international delegates for a successful WCG 2011 Grand Final."

"WCG, an international game event, together with G-star will give Busan a great chance to grow as a game mecca," said Tae-Gun Seo, president of Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency. "We believe WCG 2011 in Busan will be the greatest ever with the wholehearted support from Busan city," said Brad Lee, CEO of World Cyber Games, Inc.

Format

  • All teams are entered into four groups and play round robin matches
  • Top two teams from each group move onto the Elimination Bracket
  • All matches in the Elimination Bracket are Best of 3

Prize Pool

$ 34,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

LocalEuro
PlacePrizePrize (%)Team
PlacementIcon1.png 1$25,000€18,50073.53%Team USAlogo std.pngChicks Dig Elo
PlacementIcon2.png 2$6,000€4,44017.65%GameburgLogo std.pngGameburg Team
PlacementIcon3.png 3$3,000€2,2208.82%Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG
4Milllogo std.pngMillenium
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5-8Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas
Team Flashlogo std.pngTeam Flash
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
NaJinemfirelogo std.pngNaJin e-mFire
9-18Team Acerlogo std.pngTeam Acer
Logo std.pngSex is our Life
Mymlogo std.pngMeetYourMakers
Logo std.pngTeam RageFace
SequentialLogo std.pngSequential Gaming
Team Redbytelogo std.pngTeam Redbyte
Bidagaminglogo std.pngBida Gaming
Logo std.pngFor The Win
Logo std.pngTeam Jantelaget
Orange Esportslogo std.pngOrange Esports
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Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on December 11, 2011, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.74 Euros

Participants

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Qualifiers

Each participating country held their own qualifiers with the first place team advancing to the Grand Finals

Results

Group Stage

Group A
1. Team Flashlogo std.pngTeam Flash 3-0
2. Logo std.pngexGameburg Team 2-1
3. Team Acerlogo std.pngTeam Acer 1-2
4. Logo std.pngSex is our Life 0-3
[]
Group A Matches
AcerTeam Acerlogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngSEX
FlashTeam Flashlogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngEXGA
FlashTeam Flashlogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngSEX
EXGALogo std.png 1 0 Team Acerlogo std.pngAcer
FlashTeam Flashlogo std.png 1 0 Team Acerlogo std.pngAcer
EXGALogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngSEX
Group B
1. Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming 3-0
2. Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas 2-1
3. Mymlogo std.pngMeetYourMakers 1-2
4. Logo std.pngTeam RageFace 0-3
[]
Group B Matches
iGInvictus Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 Dignitaslogo std.pngDIG
iGInvictus Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngRAGE
DIGDignitaslogo std.png 1 0 Mymlogo std.pngMYM
MYMMymlogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngRAGE
iGInvictus Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 Mymlogo std.pngMYM
DIGDignitaslogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngRAGE
Group C
1. Team USAlogo std.pngChicks Dig Elo 4-0
2. Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaming 3-1
3. SequentialLogo std.pngSequential Gaming 2-2
4. Team Redbytelogo std.pngTeam Redbyte 1-3
5. Bidagaminglogo std.pngBida Gaming 0-4
[]
Group C Matches
CDETeam USAlogo std.png 1 0 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG
CLGCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 Team Redbytelogo std.pngRedbyte
CDETeam USAlogo std.png 1 0 Team Redbytelogo std.pngRedbyte
CDETeam USAlogo std.png 1 0 SequentialLogo std.pngSQL
CLGCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 SequentialLogo std.pngSQL
SQLSequentialLogo std.png 1 0 Team Redbytelogo std.pngRedbyte
  • Bida Gaming was disqualified due to VISA problems
Group D
1. NaJinemfirelogo std.pngNaJin e-mFire 4-0
2. Milllogo std.pngMillenium 2-2
3. Logo std.pngFor The Win 2-2
4. Logo std.pngTeam Jantelaget 1-3
5. Orange Esportslogo std.pngOrange Esports 1-3
[]
Group B Matches
NaJinNaJinemfirelogo std.png 1 0 Orange Esportslogo std.pngORG
NaJinNaJinemfirelogo std.png 1 0 Milllogo std.pngMIL
NaJinNaJinemfirelogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngFOR
NaJinNaJinemfirelogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngJANT
MILMilllogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngJANT
FOR Logo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngJANT
MILMilllogo std.png 1 0 Logo std.pngFOR
FOR Logo std.png 1 0 Orange Esportslogo std.pngORG
JANTLogo std.png 1 0 Orange Esportslogo std.pngORG
ORGOrange Esportslogo std.png 1 0 Milllogo std.pngMIL

Playoffs

Round 1
United StatesChicks Dig Elo
2
United StatesDignitas
1
SingaporeFlash eSports
1
FranceMillenium
2
CanadaCounter Logic Gaming
2
ChinaInvictus Gaming
0
PolandexGameburg Team
2
South KoreaNaJin e-mFire
1
Round 2
United StatesChicks Dig Elo
2
FranceMillenium
0
CanadaCounter Logic Gaming
0
PolandexGameburg Team
2
Round 3
United StatesChicks Dig Elo
2
PolandexGameburg Team
0
3rd place match
CanadaCounter Logic Gaming
2
FranceMillenium
1

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