2006 GOMTV MSL Season 1

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[e][h]2006 GOMTV MSL Season 1
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League Information
Series:
Sponsor:
GomTV
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Start Date:
2006-12-07
End Date:
2007-03-03
Links
Winners
South Korea Picon small bw.png Bisu
South Korea Zicon small bw.png sAviOr
South Korea Ticon small bw.png Hwasin
South Korea Picon small bw.png Nal_rA
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Picon small bw.png 5
Ticon small bw.png 5
Zicon small bw.png 6
Maps

Overview[edit]

The finals constitute one of the most epic and most influential series in the history of Brood War. Bisu single-handedly revolutionized the PvZ match-up, developing what would be known as the PvZ "Bisu Build". It is based on a Forge Fast Expand, followed up by Stargate play. Using the Corsairs to take down Overlords, Bisu was frequently able to slip in Dark Templar undetected, causing significant damage. Ever since that series, fast-expand Stargate-first builds have become a staple in this match-up.

The Steal Draft[edit]

The steal draft works like this. The players are ranked 1-16. Seeds obviously are 1-4 and are sent to Groups A-D, respectively. The bottom 4, 13-16 are reversely put into Groups A-D. Then the remaining 8 players, 12-5 get put into a spot. But here's the catch, ah yes the catch: those who are 12-5 get to switch themselves with anyone who already has a spot (except the seeds), so it's like picking who you're gonna play first. After that complicated procedure is done, the seeds can switch around anybody they want to be their first opponent. It's a rather entertaining method though confusing at first. Players can diss each other or spark rivalries with this type of drafting system.

Double-elimination[edit]

Double elimination means that you have to lose twice to be eliminated. In the Group of 16 play, if you lose twice in your group, you are eliminated from contention. If you win twice, that means you did NOT lose twice so you advance to the Group of 8. The order is played in Game 1, Game 2, Loser's, Winner's, and Tiebreak (Winner of Loser's plays the loser of Winner's).

Group of 8 double-elimination is slightly more complicated. It's played in exactly the same way as the Group of 16 play except that after games 1 and 2, the loser's, winner's, and tiebreaks are played as best of three sets.

Players[edit]

The MSLs comprise of sixteen players in all. The top four finishers in the 2006 Pringles MSL Season_2 are seeded into this MSL automatically. The remaining twelve players qualified through Survivor League (formerly called Minor League).

Protoss Protoss (5) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (5)
Qualified
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South Korea Pusan
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South Korea Canata
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South Korea Jaedong
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South Korea Much
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South Korea HwaSin
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South Korea aQua
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South Korea Bisu
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South Korea IriS
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South Korea Free
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South Korea Justin
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South Korea Light
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South Korea XellOs
Seeded
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South Korea Nal_rA
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South Korea sAviOr
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South Korea Silver
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South Korea JJu

Maps[edit]

Blitz X Desert Fox Longinus 2 Reverse Temple
Blitz X Desert Fox Longinus Reverse Temple



Results[edit]

Group Stage: Round of 16[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Hwasin 2-0
2. South Korea Zicon small bw.png sAviOr 2-1
3. South Korea Picon small bw.png Pusan 1-2
4. South Korea Zicon small bw.png Jaedong 0-2


Group B
1. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Justin 2-0
2. South Korea Zicon small bw.png Silver 2-1
3. South Korea Picon small bw.png Much 1-2
4. South Korea Zicon small bw.png aQua 0-2


Group C
1. South Korea Picon small bw.png Nal_rA 2-0
2. South Korea Picon small bw.png Bisu 2-1
3. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Canata 1-2
4. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Iris 0-2


Group D
1. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Light 2-0
2. South Korea Ticon small bw.png XellOs 2-1
3. South Korea Picon small bw.png free 1-2
4. South Korea Zicon small bw.png JJu 0-2


Group Stage: Round of 8[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Picon small bw.png Bisu 2-0
2. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Hwasin 2-1
3. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Light 1-2
4. South Korea Zicon small bw.png Silver 0-2


Group B
1. South Korea Zicon small bw.png sAviOr 2-0
2. South Korea Picon small bw.png Nal_rA 2-1
3. South Korea Ticon small bw.png Justin 1-2
4. South Korea Ticon small bw.png XellOs 0-2


Final bracket[edit]

Semifinals
 South Korea Bisu
3
Bisu Picon small bw.png
Picon small bw.png Nal_rA
February 8th,, 2007
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Blitz X
 South Korea Nal_rA
0
 South Korea Hwasin
2
Hwasin Ticon small bw.png
Zicon small bw.png sAviOr
February 15th,, 2007
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Blitz X
 South Korea sAviOr
3
Finals
 South Korea Bisu
3
Bisu Picon small bw.png
Zicon small bw.png sAviOr
March 3rd,, 2007
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Blitz X
 South Korea sAviOr
0

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
556
Quarterfinals
242
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Winner
1

Recommended Games[edit]

Gallery[edit]

External Links[edit]

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