Live Blog: IPL5 Day 3
The IGN Proleague 5 is running from November 29th to December 2nd at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. They are hosting tournaments for StarCraft II, League of Legends, and ShootMania with a prize pool of $100,000 is on the line. Follow our live blog here for all the up to date information on match scores, interviews live from the venue and photo galleries.
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IPL5 Day 3 Live Blog
10:30 AM PST: The games have begun!
11:00 AM PST: The Swarm continues to grow stronger as MVP DongRaeGu eliminates Qunatic TheSTC 2-0.
11:14 AM PST: MVP.Sniper wins his first game against Liquid HerO in the final round of the Losers Bracket.
11:15 AM PST: StarTale.Bomber keeps Terran hopes alive as he advances to the finals bracket over Creator.Prime 2-1
11:38 AM PST: Liquid HerO is eiliminated from IPL5 in an exciting Game Two on Ohana by MVP.Sniper.
12:00 PM PST: TSL.Polt is knocked down to the Final Losers Bracket in a dominating 2-0 series from FXO.Leenock. There remains 2 Terrans and 6 Zergs in the Tournament.
12:22 PM PST: StarTale.Bomber looking to tie up his series against MVP.DongRaeGu 1-1 after a devestating marines with combat shield + helion timing attack.
12:33 PM PST: StarTale.Bomber ties up his series after a near comeback by MVP.DongRaeGu, Game 3 about to begin!
12:57 PM PST: In a spectacular display of late game TvZ StarTale Bomber triumphs over MVP.DongRaeGu 2-1 and eliminates him from IPL5!
1:10 PM PST: Now TSL.Polt is up against the GSL Finalist MVP .Sniper in Losers’ Final Bracket action. First map Ohana.
1:28 PM PST: TSL.Polt takes game 1 on Ohana, Game 2 begins on Daybreak.
1:35 PM PST: Check our our On the Floor Interview from Yosef Bilal Bruer with FXO.Leenock prior to his Winners Bracket final match against AZUBU.Violet!
1:44 PM PST: TSL.Polt and StarTale.Bomber, keeping Terran hopes alive one dead Zerg at a time. Polt triumphs over MVP.Sniper 2-0!
1:45 PM PST: Bomber is currently up 1-0 on TSL.Symbol. If Bomber beats Symbol he will have to play TSL.Polt in the next round.
2:01 PM PST: Bomber defeats TSL.Symbol, eliminating Symbol from IPL5 and moving on to play TSL.Polt where one Terran will eventually fall. 2 Terrans and 2 Zerg are left at IPL5!
2:12 PM PST: Next up is the GSL World Championships first round, where we will see a Scarlett vs. DRG rematch
2:31 PM PST: After a minor delay due to a missing Stephano, the GSL World Championships is beginning with Lucifron vs. Seed!
2:52 PM PST: Soon GSL World Championships will get underway, after the very entertaing pre-game interviews are over.
3:13 PM PST: Dancing zealots and three manner nexuses later, LG-IM.Seed puts Korea on the board 1-0 against the World All-Stars
3:39 PM PST: Acer.Scarlett ties it up for the World All-Stars, and avenges the humiliation of her teammate Karont3.LucifroN by building 3 manner hatcheries in front of DRG.
3:56 PM PST: StarTale.Squirtle now plays against Scarlett’s teammate Acer.Nerchio on Antiga Shipyard
4:15 PM PST: StarTale’s Squirtle goes for mass carriers and takes out Acer.Nerchio to put Korea over World All-Stars 2-1
4:17 PM PST: To bring the game to the Ace match, the World All-Stars need Naniwa to take out GSL Champion Life on Entombed Valley.
4:36 PM PST: Mionix.Naniwa loses after doing an incredible 8-gate timing attack and doing tons of damage. StarTale.Life shows how durable he is by making a huge comeback to win Round 1 of the GSL World Championships for Korea 3-1. Stephano v. MC being played for posterity.
4:58 PM PST: The BM continues as EG.Stephano beats SK.MC in their posterity match with hydralisks, bringing the final score to 3-2 for Korea.
5:17 PM PST: That’s all for the GSL World Championships, now we’ll have an hour break and the GSL Code-S Finals begin. Time to crown a new champion.
6:16 PM PST: GSL Code-S Finals have started, Sniper being kind giving HyuN at least one game and predicting 4-1 score. Let’s see what happens!
6:28 PM PST: HyuN quickly…very quickly takes Game 1 vs. Sniper with an early baneling bust on Antiga Shipyard.
7:02 PM PST: Sniper brings it back 1-1 against HyuN on Bel’Shir Vestige.
7:08 PM PST: Game 3 starting on Abyssal City.
7:20 PM PST: Game 3 goes to MVP.Sniper after an epic back and forth battle. It seems Sniper has the advantage the longer these games go on.
7:41 PM PST: Game 4 goes to TSL.HyuN who evens up the series 2-2. Looks like this Championship will go the distance!
8:01 PM PST: Game 5 goes to TSL.HyuN as well! An epic back and forth macro battle on Whirlwind, some huge battles that were incredible to watch. 3-2 for HyuN he needs only one more game to become the 2nd Royal Roader in GSL History.
8:45 PM PST: Sniper evens up and takes HyuN to a final Game 7.
9:05 PM PST: Sniper tenaciously takes many great engagements, and finally pushes HyuN back on Cloud Kingdom. MVP.Sniper is your new GSL Code-S Champion!
9:10 PM PST: That marks the end of our Live Blog coverage for tonight. Thank you everyone for joining us and we’ll be back for Championship Sunday!