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

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.


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.



  • 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


against All authority
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Switzerland Osaft22  
France Linak
France YellOwStaR
France ALth0r
France sOAZ
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Curse Gaming
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USA LiQuiD112
USA OnlyJaximus
Russia Flashy
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Moscow Five
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Russia Alex Ich  
Russia Diamondprox
Russia Genja
Armenia GoSu Pepper
Russia Darien
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SK Gaming
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Spain ocelote  
Germany kev1n
Germany SleazyWeazy
Germany Candy Panda
Germany Nyph
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Team Dignitas
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USA scarra  
USA L0cust
USA Jatt
USA imaqtpie
USA Voyboy
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Team SoloMid
Team SoloMidlogo square.png
USA TheRainMan  
USA Xpecial
USA Reginald
Canada Chaox
Canada TheOddOne
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Team Sypher
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France Skyyart  
France ShLaYa
France Lounet
France pyri
Belgium Moopz
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White Lotus
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Russia Fomko  
Russia D4rker
Ukraine spawn33
Ukraine Dumecha
Ukraine qHzFRC
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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]


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
Group A Matches
WL WLlogo std.png 0 1 Sklogo std.png SK
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 Crslogo std.png Crs
Crs Crslogo std.png 1 0 WLlogo std.png WL
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
WL WLlogo std.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
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


  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


Regional Distribution

  North America EuropeAsia
Round of 8
Round of 4

Additional Coverage

Videos and Photos


See Also

External links


  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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