eSports Weekly 12/19/16
Intel Extreme Masters Season XI - Gyeonggi
As the third event of IEM Season XI, eight teams played for a prize pool of $100,000 USD from December 14-18th. The teams were divided into two groups that played in a double elimination bracket where the two winning teams from the winner's and loser's brackets qualify for the Playoffs. The Playoffs was a single elimination bracket.
Here are the results:
The favorites of the tournament, World's Finalists Samsung Galaxy, came out as the victor as they readily dismantled Team Liquid and Kongdoo Monster. With this win, Samsung Galaxy wins $50,000 USD and qualifies for IEM Season XI Katowice.
Mic Check: 2016 All-Star Edition
When You Get The Flay
Even when Reignover loses, he wins
Dardoch with the twinkle toes
Caster Curse Strikes Dardoch
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
ELEAGUE Major 2017 - Qualifier
The ELEAGUE Major is a Premier Tournament featuring sixteen teams and a $1,000,000 USD prize pool. This week the offline qualifiers have finished where 16 teams competed for eight spots in a swiss tournament.
To qualify for the main tournament, the eight teams with positive scores (3-2 or better) will advance. Here are the results:
Unbelievable F0rest clutch
Bug gives away Shox's position
JW Funny VAC
Autimatic cheeky defuse
Dota2 Professional League Season 2
The Dota2 Professional League is China's first large-scale individual eSports league. There are two leagues: the Top League and Secondary League, with ten teams in each. Each team plays in a best-of-two Round Robin. With a prize pool of $900,000 USD, the tournament runs from September 19th to December 31st.
Here are the standings for the Top League:
Here are the standings for the Secondary League:
Perfect armlet toggling for a clutch escape ft. Basskip
EGM - What a god
The Major League Gaming Vegas 2016 tournament took place in Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, from December 16-18th. Eight teams competed for a sweet $100,000 USD prizepool in a Group Stage and single elimination Playoff.
Here are the results:
Team EnVyUs was able to be victorious once again having a perfect tournament and winning $40,000 USD.
Intel Extreme Masters Season XI Gyeonggi
The Intel Extreme Masters Season XI Gyeonggi is part of a chain of tournaments leading up to the annual world championship in Katowice. The tournament took place in Gyeonggi, South Korea From December 16-18. Six teams competed for a $100,000 USD prizepool. Here are the results:
AZK's 360 no scoping
The Surprise Ult
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