ESL Major Series Season 3

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[e][h]ESL Major Series Season 3
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Format:
1v1
Start Date:
15 March 2008
End Date:
26 December 2008
Links
Winners
Germany  Mondragon
Ukraine  White-Ra
Poland  Dreiven
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
5
3
8
Maps

The ESL Major Series III was a tournament hosted by ESL TV in 2008 and had a prize pool of 750 EUR. It was broadcasted by the German TV station in German via the OCTOSHAPE Plug-In.

Tournament Structure[edit]

The tournament was divided into three phases. At first, four qualification cups were hosted from which the semi finalists could qualify. After that the 16 players were seeded into four groups where they had to play each other in a best of three. From that the first two advanced into a seeded double-elimination tournament.

Prizes[edit]

€750 were spread among the top placing players according to the following distribution:

Place Prize ID
1st €450 Germany  Mondragon
2nd €200 Ukraine  White-Ra
3rd €100 Poland  Dreiven

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Ukraine  White-Ra 2-1 5-3
2. USA  Yosh 2-1 5-3
3. Germany  Mondragon 1-2 4-5
4. Hungary  Sziky 1-2 2-5
  • Mondragon qualified since Yosh went inactive

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Sweden  HayprO 2-1 4-3
2. Ukraine  Strelok 2-1 4-2
3. Italy  ClouD 2-1 4-2
4. USA  Chosen 0-3 1-6


Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Poland  Legend 3-0 6-2
2. USA  iNcontroL 2-1 5-3
3. Poland  Yayba 1-2 4-4
4. Sweden  merz 0-3 0-6


Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Poland  Dreiven 2-1 2-0
2. Hungary  Ace 2-1 2-0
3. Spain  SquaLL 2-1 0-2
4. Canada  IefNaij 0-3 0-2
  • For unstated reasons, Squall appears in the bracket instead of Ace

Double-Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Ukraine White-Ra
0
 Ukraine Strelok
3
 USA iNcontroL
1
 Poland Dreiven
3
 Poland Legend
3
 Spain Squall
2
 Germany Mondragon
3
 Sweden HayprO
0
Semifinals
 Ukraine Strelok
2
 Poland Dreiven
3
 Poland Legend
2
 Germany Mondragon
3
Winners' Finals
 Poland Dreiven
0
 Germany Mondragon
3
Losers' Round 1
 USA iNcontroL
1
 Ukraine White-Ra
3
 Sweden HayprO
3
 Spain Squall
0
Losers' Round 2
 Poland Legend
1
 Ukraine White-Ra
3
 Ukraine Strelok
1
 Sweden HayprO
3
Losers' Round 3
 Ukraine White-Ra
3
 Sweden HayprO
0
Losers' Finals
 Poland Dreiven
1
 Ukraine White-Ra
3
Grand Finals
 Germany Mondragon
3
 Ukraine White-Ra
0

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