Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) Results & Updates


#1

The groups/pools just finished today and we’re down to the top 8. I’ll list the won-lost records from each group, with the qualifying players in bold.

Group 1:

1st. Laugh (Korea) [2-1]
2nd. Ryan Hart (United Kingdom) [2-1]

3rd. Yagami (Sweden) [1-2]
4th. Yamazaki (France) [1-2]

Notes: Laugh lost to Yamazaki, but beat Ryan head-to-head to earn the tiebreaker for 1st place. Laugh and Ryan are both sticking with their vanilla characters (Ryu & Sagat respectively).

Group 2:

1st. infiltration (Korea) [3-0]
2nd. Zak Bennett (United Kingdom) [2-1]

3rd. CNB.brun0 (Brazil) [1-2]
4th. HANDY (Indonesia) [0-3]

Notes: Definitely the easiest group. infiltration never lost a game with his Akuma, and Zak had no problem taking out the other two with Balrog.

Group 3:

1st. Marn (USA) [4-0]
2nd. Luffy (France) [3-1]

3rd. FOX (???) [2-2]
4th. GeoM PKK (Colombia) [1-3]
5th. chunkis (Ireland) [0-4]

Notes: Marn had at least somewhat close matches with Luffy and PKK. Also, since the tournament was suddenly changed to character-lock rules in the middle, Marn is stuck with Rufus; Luffy is of course using Rose.

Group 4:

1st. Justin Wong (USA) [3-0]
2nd. LordDvd (France) [2-1]

3rd. blackieEX (Poland) [1-2]
4th. Chasin (Netherlands) [0-3]

Notes: Not much to say here, Justin’s running Rufus obviously while LordDvd is apparently a good Honda.

Just like in the actual World Cup, the #1 seeds all play #2 seeds in the first round of semis. I’m not sure who plays who yet, though. Rooting for Luffy to draw one of the Koreans…


#2

I wanna see…

Marn vs Lorddvd

Justin vs Luffy

infiltration vs Ryan Hart

Zak vs Laugh


#3

chunkis cant ever catch a break


#4

OK, so the top 8 is now down to top 4! I was a bit off in my last post - turns out they did 2 more round-robin groups of 4. So really, it didn’t matter whether you got 1st or 2nd in the first round, lol. Anyway, same format for the results, with top 4 qualifiers in bold:

Group 1:

1st. infiltration (3-0)
2nd. Luffy (2-1)

3rd. Laugh (1-2)
4th. LordDvd (0-3)

Notes: infiltration still hasn’t lost a single game this entire tournament, not even to Luffy. Better stop sleeping on Akuma, America…

Group 2:

1st. Justin Wong (3-0)
2nd. Marn (2-1)

3rd. Zak Bennett (1-2)
4th. Ryan Hart (0-3)

Notes: Much closer matches than in the other group. Justin-Marn was 2-1, as were both Justin & Marn’s sets vs. Zak.

Now we’ll have a normal single-elim bracket for the top 4, with Justin vs. Luffy and Marn vs. infiltration. I think the Akuma can take Marn…not so sure about Luffy vs. Justin.

EDIT: [media=youtube]IFw5aQ2lDpA[/media]


#5

Now we’re down to grand finals…

Marn d. infiltration 3-1
Justin d. Luffy 3-1

Yep, all-USA, all-EG, whatever you want to call it, you can’t say it was too big of a surprise. I honestly thought the Akuma would do more at least, but what’s done is done.


#6

Looks like justin won this


#7

Electronic Sports World Cup / Super SFIV Final Results | Shadowloo

EG Jwong and EG Marn take 1st and 2nd! :slight_smile:


#8

Thanks for the updates, surprised there was no stream (?)


#9

good shit USA!


#10

Yeah, lack of stream kind of sucked, but I’m sure we will see footage of the matches.
At least… I hope we will. =P

UPDATE:

Some videos are being uploaded on Hitcombodotcom’s YT Channel. Here is one between Marn v Luffy. (Thanks to iPlaywinner for the heads up)


#11

Good shit Justin and Marn… you guys repped the US hard and holy shit you guys got paid lol.


#12

they didn’t get paid yet… and by how shady ESWC has been this year, i won’t be surprised if they won’t

  1. what self-proclaimed Electronic Sports World Cup doesn’t advertize and stream their event?
  2. they owe some prize money for a 2008 event

#13

I hope Justin gets paid… looks questionable if it’s going to happen though… HLTV.org - News