Four players qualified from the regular season, including Yaws' semi-final opponent, the artist formerly known as Xlord. Daniel 'ixi' Spenst put up a strong fight, choosing to stick with his main race, undead, rather than swapping to human as he often does in other matchups. The ex-SK man got off to a poor start, going 2-0 down but he managed to mount a comeback, bringing the scores level and forcing a 5th map. But it was the mTw player who held his nerve under the pressure and moved into the final. Ixi had to settle for 3rd place by defeating Heinrich 'S.o.K.o.L' Rennert in the consolation match.
The final was not as close. Reign did manage to keep in touch with Yaws on the first two maps, tying the game up at 1-1. But from there it was all about the man who beat Xiaofeng 'Sky' Li at last month's WCG. He won the final two maps and with it, the EPS title. As a bonus, the human player took home a nice check for just over $5,000.
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