IEM: Day 1 results see 4 Koreans go through
The first day of the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship is over. Both groups saw players eliminated by the barest of margins.
MMA topped Group A in dominating fashion, winning all five of his matches 2-0. viOLet advanced in second with an aggregate game score of 3-2 (7-5). JYP took third with an aggregate game score of 3-2 (6-5). Socke was unlucky not to advance, finishing fourth in the group at 3-2 (6-6).
Group B featured lots of PvP, with Nerchio the only non-Protoss in the extremely tight group; the top four finishers all went 3-2. The Polish Zerg finished in an extremely close fourth at 3-2 (6-5). Very little separated him from group winner MC, who advanced 3-2 (8-4). elfi finished second at 3-2 (8-6) despite defeating MC 2-0. Third place was claimed by HasuObs, who advanced over Nerchio by virtue of his 2-0 victory in their best-of-three.
|IEM World Championship Day one results|
|Group A||Group B|
|MMA||10-0||MC||8-4|| viOLet||7-5|| elfi||8-6|| JYP||6-5|| HasuObs||6-5|| Socke||6-6|| Nerchio||6-5|| KiLLeR||3-9|| White-Ra||5-7|| Strelok||3-10|| Grubby||3-9|
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