IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev

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Intel Extreme Masters Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev
Logo iem RGB.png
League Information
Organizer: ESL
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Country Ukraine Ukraine
Prize pool: $32,000
Start Date: 2012-01-19
End Date: 2012-01-22
Links: Website
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The Global Challenge at CyberSport Arena in Kiev, Ukraine, is the fourth event in Season VI of the Intel Extreme Masters series and the first one in 2012. As with the Global Challenge New York it's the second time in a row for Kiev to host an Intel Extreme Masters event. This time not only Europe's best gamers will meet, but also America and Asia will send their best gamers to compete for $93,000 and World Championship slots in for StarCraft 2, League of Legends and Counter-Strike from January 19th to 22nd.

Overview

The IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev is a League of Legends tournament which takes place in Kiev, Ukraine on January 19th to 22nd. The tournament is the fourth event in the 6th season of ESL's Intel Extreme Masters series. 8 teams will complete in a $32,000 tournament and for the chance to earn an invite to the Season VI World Championship.

Qualifiers

Format

  • Group Stage - Round Robin Bo1
    • Top 2 qualify to Playoffs
  • Playoffs - Single Elimination Bo3

Prize pool

$32,000 USD (Approximately €24,640 EUR) is spread among the teams as follows:

Place Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Riot Circuit IEM S6 Team
Gold.png 1st $ 12,000 € 9,240 +400 Seed +90 M5logo std.png Moscow Five
Silver.png 2nd $ 6,000 € 4,620 +200 Seed +65 Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid
Bronze.png 3rd $ 3,400 € 2,618 +125 +45 Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
Copper.png 4th $ 2,400 € 1,848 +75 +25 Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
5th-6th $ 2,100 € 1,617 +50 +15 Aaalogo std.png against All authority
Crslogo std.png Team Curse
7th-8th $ 2,000 € 1,540 +10 Sypherlogo std.png Team Sypher
Logo std2.png White Lotus

*Converted prizes calculated on January 19th, 2012 with a currency rate of 1 USD = 0.77 EUR provided by http://www.xe.com/.

Participants

Eye - Show All.pngRosters

Team Curse
USA SYDTKO
USA OnlyJaximus
Russia Flashy
USA Cop
USA LiQuiD112
Team Dignitas
USA Voyboy
Canada Jatt
USA Scarra
USA imaqtpie
USA L0cust
Team Sypher
France Skyyart
France ShLaYa
Belgium Moopz
France Lounet
France Pyri
White Lotus
Russia Fomko
Russia D4rker
Ukraine FORCE
Ukraine spawn33
Ukraine Dumecha
1 M5logo std.png Moscow Five acquires Empirelogo std.png Team Empire's roster between the qualifiers and the event.
2 Mtwallogo std.png mTw - aL becomes CLGlogo2 std.png CLG Europe between the qualifiers and the event.
3 Sklogo std.png SK Gaming replaces CLGlogo2 std.png CLG Europe as CLG EU was not able to participate because of the split between mTw and Absolute Legends[1]
4 Sypherlogo std.png Team Sypher replaces IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming as Invictus Gaming was not able to participate.[2]
5 Crslogo std.png Team Curse replaces Gooselogo std.png APictureOfAGoose as APictureOfAGoose was not able to participate.[3]

Results

Group Stage

Group A

Group A
1. Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid 3-0
2. Sklogo std.png SK Gaming 2-1
3. Crslogo std.png Team Curse 1-2
4. Logo std2.png White Lotus 0-3
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Group A Matches
White Lotus Logo std2.png 0 1 Sklogo std.png SK
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 Crslogo std.png Crs
Crs Crslogo std.png 1 0 Logo std2.png White Lotus
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
White Lotus Logo std2.png 0 1 Tsmlogo std.png TSM
SK Sklogo std.png 1 0 Crslogo std.png Crs

Group B

Group B
1. M5logo std.png Moscow Five 3-0
2. Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas 2-1
3. Aaalogo std.png against All authority 1-2
4. Sypherlogo std.png Team Sypher 0-3
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Group B Matches
aAa Aaalogo std.png 1 0 Sypherlogo std.png Sypher
M5 M5logo std.png 1 0 Dignitaslogo std.png d
M5 M5logo std.png 1 0 Sypherlogo std.png Sypher
aAa Aaalogo std.png 0 1 Dignitaslogo std.png d
aAa Aaalogo std.png 0 1 M5logo std.png M5
Sypher Sypherlogo std.png 0 1 Dignitaslogo std.png d

Playoffs

  Semifinals Finals
             
  M5logo std.png M5 2
  Sklogo std.png SK 0
  M5logo std.png M5 2
  Tsmlogo std.png TSM 1
  Tsmlogo std.png TSM 2
  Dignitaslogo std.png d 0 3rd place match
  Sklogo std.png SK 1
  Dignitaslogo std.png d 2

VODs

Regional Distribution

  North America EuropeAsia
Round of 8
35
Round of 4
22
Final
11
Winner
1


Additional Coverage

Videos and Photos

Articles

See Also

External links

References

  1. [LoL Three team changes for Kiev]
  2. [LoL Three team changes for Kiev]
  3. [LoL Three team changes for Kiev]

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