The Chinese won unexpectedly the Grand Final of the Intel Extreme Masters Continental Final Asia CS. Coming from the Lowerbracket they had to beat the former eSTRO team from Korea now playing under the flag of Wemade Fox. Almost nobody counted on wNv, since they already lost to the Koreans at the semifinal yesterday. But they took their name literally and showed wisdom, nerve finally victory! The Intel Extreme Masters event in Chengdu is over, but there are only 50 days until the winners of all Continental Finals will meet at the Global Finals at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany.
wNv Teamwork.CN qualified for the Intel Extreme Masters III Global Finals taking place at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, from 6th until 8th of March 2009. They just managed to beat TitaNs eSports from Singapore a second time, after beating them in the semifinal yesterday. Now wNv will face Wemade Fox in the Grand Final and will determine if they get either $25,000 for the first place or $10,000 for finishing second.
The Warcraft 3 side tournament at the Continental Final Asia CS is finished. The winner is Sky. Only one week ago he won the WC3L XIV Finals with his team World Elite. He had to play Grubby already in his second group stage match on friday. This time the Dutch Orc wasn't even able to win one map. So the next game in Chengdu will be the CS1.6 Consolation Final between Team TitaNs and wNv. They compete for the second spot at the Intel Extreme Masters III Global Finals at CeBIT, since WeMade Fox already secured the other one yesterday.
The Dutch superstar advances to the Grand Final of the Warcraft 3 tournament in Chengdu, China. After beating TeD he will face Sky in the Grand Final. Both players are looking for revenge, since Grubby lost to 1479288 in the group stage but just kicked Sky's clanmate 1944209 out of the tournament. The last Warcraft 3 match of the Intel Extreme Masters Season 3 is about to start in a couple of minutes.
If Grubby want to win this tournament, he has beat his Human opponent on four maps, since he is coming from the Lowerbracket and has to win two Best of threes. The maps of the first Bo3 are: Twisted Meadows, Melting Valley and Ancient Isles.
1944209 kicked 1157983 out of the tournament. Unlike the Counter-Strike tournament no Korean is in the tournament. In a few minutes TeD will face Grubby. This constellation isn't the first one here in Chengdu. Both met already at the group stage. It was Grubby, who was able to win this first face-off. Can he redo his triumph?
Since the internet connection isn't really good in China, we are glad to offer the first point of view demo of the Intel Extreme Masters III Continental Finals Asia CS. The Korean ingame captain 2770810 of Wemade Fox showed his impressive skill in the Winnerbracket Final against wNv Teamwork.CN. Besides a lot of good and clutch rounds it was the last round, which will stay in our minds. Facing a majority of opponents he managed to win the round and bestowed a spot at the Global Final on his team. You can download the ineye demo here.
In ten minutes 1157983 and 1944209 are going to compete for facing Seoul winner Grubby in the Lowerbracket final. Only one of them will remain in the tournament. The loser has to leave the tournament and receives $1,000, the rest keeps on competing for the first prize of $5,000.
It was the last Warcraft 3 match for today. Sky beat Grubby in the Winner Bracket final with 2:0 on Melting Valley and Twisted Meadows. So Grubby will face the winner of Moon vs. TeD tomorrow. If he will win he can take revenge on Sky and win $5,000!
TitaNs eSports advances to the Consolation Final. They beat TyLoo in a very close and exciting match on de_nuke in the overtime. So only three teams remain in the tournament. They will compete for two spots at the Global Finals in March. Who is going to make it? The Singaporean, Korean or Chinese one?