2002-2003 Panasonic OSL

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[e][h]2002-2003 Panasonic OSL
League Information
Series:
Sponsor:
Panasonic
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Prize pool:
₩30,000,000+
Start Date:
2002-11-15
End Date:
2003-02-14
Links
Winners
South Korea Terran NaDa
South Korea Zerg ChoJJa
South Korea Zerg YellOw
South Korea Zerg Junwi
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Protoss 2
Terran 8
Zerg 6
Random 0
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 2002-2003 Panasonic OSL was held from November 2002 through February 2003. The tournament marked NaDa's debut in the OnGameNet Starleague (OSL). He came into the OSL on a hot streak after winning 2 KPGA Tours and simulaneously competing in the Baskin Robbins KPGA 4th Tour, which he would later win shortly before winning the OSL; a feat that went unmatched until Flash. He made it through the Ro16 by going 2-1 in his group and subsequently beating out H.O.T-Forever in the tiebreakers. He went into the Ro8 with a lot of confidence and made it through 2-1, yet again dropping a game to a Zerg player. NaDa went on to display that his losses to Zerg were only small setbacks by defeating YellOw 3-1 and sweeping Chojja 3-0 to win the Starleague. Thus Nada walked the Royal Road adding his first OSL win to his illustrious career.

The opening video can be found here.

Tournament Details[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩30,000,000 (~$25,000) was awarded to the top finisher per the below:[1][2][3]

Place Prize (KRW) ~Prize (USD)* ID
1st ₩20,000,000 $16,700 South Korea Terran NaDa
2nd ₩10,000,000 $8,300 South Korea Zerg ChoJJa
*Converted prizes calculated on 2003-02-14 with a currency rate of 0.0008325 provided by http://www.xe.com/.

Information concerning further cash prizes for other top finishers is not readily available.


Players[edit]

Protoss
Protoss (2)
Terran
Terran (8)
Zerg
Zerg (6)
Hanbit Stars
South Korea GARIMTO
Plus
South Korea BoxeR
KTF MagicNs
South Korea ChoJJa
KTF MagicNs
South Korea Reach
AMD Dream Team
France ElkY
Hanbit Stars
South Korea H.O.T-Forever
 —
ENature
South Korea kOs
AMD Dream Team
South Korea JinNam
 —
Pirates of Space
South Korea Lee
Hanbit Stars
South Korea Junwi
 —
Toona SG
South Korea NaDa
Plus
South Korea MuMyung
 —
KOR
South Korea Oddysay
KTF MagicNs
South Korea YellOw
 —
Hanbit Stars
South Korea Sync
 —
 —
Greatest Ones
South Korea XellOs
 —

Format[edit]

The 2002-2003 Panasonic OSL made a few changes to the manner in which players were seeded compared to the previous 2002 SKY OSL. Instead of the top four players, only the top three were given seeds, with the fourth seed going to the winner of the 2002 2nd OCL|2002 2nd OnGameNet Challenge League, XellOs. The round of sixteen onwards remained mostly unchanged, with the third place match being extended from a best of three to a best of five.


Maps[edit]

2002-2003 Panasonic OSL
Gaema Gowon Neo Bifrost Neo Forbidden Zone Avant Garde 2
Gaema Gowon Bifrost Forbidden Zone Avant Garde


Bracket[edit]

Group Stage: Round of 16[edit]

Group A
1. France Terran Elky 2-1
1. South Korea Terran NaDa 2-1
3. South Korea Zerg H.O.T-Forever 2-1
4. South Korea Protoss Reach 0-3


Group B
1. South Korea Terran Lee 2-1
1. South Korea Terran BoxeR 2-1
3. South Korea Zerg Jinnam 1-2
3. South Korea Protoss GARIMTO 1-2


Group C
1. South Korea Zerg ChoJJa 2-1
1. South Korea Zerg YellOw 2-1
3. South Korea Terran kOs 1-2
3. South Korea Terran Oddysay 1-2


Group D
1. South Korea Zerg Junwi 2-1
1. South Korea Terran XellOs 2-1
3. South Korea Terran Sync 2-1
4. South Korea Zerg Mumyung 0-3

Group Stage: Round of 8[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Zerg YellOw 2-1
1. South Korea Zerg Junwi 2-1
3. South Korea Terran BoxeR 1-2
3. France Terran Elky 1-2


Group B
1. South Korea Zerg ChoJJa 3-0
2. South Korea Terran NaDa 2-1
3. South Korea Terran XellOs 1-2
4. South Korea Terran Lee 0-3


Round of 4 Bracket[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea NaDa
3
NaDa Terran
Zerg YellOw
January 17th, 2003
  
  
Neo Bifrost
 South Korea YellOw
1
 South Korea Junwi
2
Junwi Zerg
Zerg ChoJJa
 South Korea ChoJJa
3
Finals
 South Korea NaDa
3
NaDa Terran
Zerg ChoJJa
February 14th, 2003
 South Korea ChoJJa
0
3rd Place Match
 South Korea YellOw
3
YellOw Zerg
Zerg Junwi
January 31st, 2003
 South Korea Junwi
1


Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
286
Round of 8
53
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Winner
1

Media[edit]

Opening[edit]

Opening


Soundtrack[edit]

  • Ace Combat 3 OST - Engage
  • Ace Combat 3 OST - Transparent Blue
  • Ace Combat 3 OST- Physical Layer
  • Coal Chamber - Something Told Me
  • Ill Nino - What Comes Around
  • Korn - Blind
  • Linkin Park - In The End
  • Saliva - 800
  • Slipknot - My Plague (New Abuse Mix)
  • The Crystal Method - Name Of The Game

References[edit]

Previous Starleague:  2002 SKY OSL   |  2002-2003 Panasonic OSL  |   Next Starleague:  Olympus OSL