2011 MLG Pro Circuit: Anaheim

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2011 MLG Pro Circuit Anaheim
League Information
Organizer: Major League Gaming
Sponsor: Alienware ASTRO Gaming BIC Dr Pepper HOT POCKETS National Guard NOS Parrot Sony PlayStation 3 Sony Ericsson STRIDE
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.3.6
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
Prize pool: $14,000
Start Date: 2011-07-29
End Date: 2011-07-31
Winners
South Korea Terran Mvp
South Korea Terran MMA
South Korea Terran BoxeR
South Korea Terran GanZi
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 273
Protoss 87   Terran 98   Zerg 84   Random 4
Chronology
 Columbus 2011 Columbus 2011Raleigh 2011 Raleigh 2011 

MLG's second season with StarCraft 2 now on a main stage, bigger prize pool and many more players

About[edit]

The Third Event of the MLG 2011 Pro Circuit, featuring StarCraft 2, Halo:Reach, Call of Duty:Black Ops and others holding invite and sign up competition for prize money. Due to Anaheim's proximity to Blizzard's global headquarters, StarCraft 2 was given the main stage for the first time, with many Blizzard employees in attendance.

Location[edit]

  • Anaheim, California
  • Anaheim Convention Center

Schedule[edit]

All times are in PDT (UTC -0700) timezone unless otherwise specified.

Casters:

Maps[edit]

Map Changes[edit]

There is only one change; Typhon Peaks has been removed from the pool, and Dual Sight added. MLG Dual Sight is identical to the version used in the GSL. The rest of the maps are identical to the versions used at MLG Columbus.

Open Bracket Starting Maps[edit]

Championship Pool Play Maps[edit]

Championship Bracket Starting Maps[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Category = Melee
  • Mode = 1v1
  • Game Speed = Faster
  • Double-elimination Bracket, Bo3s played until finals.

Prize pool[edit]

Offering $14,000 Spread among players as follows:

Place Prize ID Team
1st $5,000 South Korea Terran Mvp Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
2nd $3,000 South Korea Terran MMA SlayerS SlayerS
3rd $2,000 South Korea Terran BoxeR SlayerS SlayerS
4th $1,400 South Korea Terran GanZi SlayerS SlayerS
5th $1,000 South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu MVP (team) MVP
6th $700 South Korea Terran Rain Fnatic Fnatic
7th $500 Canada Protoss HuK Team Liquid Team Liquid
8th $400 Sweden Protoss NaNiwa Team Dignitas Team Dignitas

Pro Circuit Players Competing in the GSL[1]:

  • GSL Code S status will be awarded to the highest placing player, within the Top 3, regardless of country of origin, who does not already have Code S status. Code S status will not be awarded if all of the players placing 1st-3rd already have Code S Status.
    • Code S status was awarded to MMA, since Mvp already had Code S status.
  • GSL Code A status will be awarded to the next three highest placing non-Korean players. If Code S status is awarded to a Korean player, or not awarded at all, Code A status also will be awarded to the 4th highest placing non-Korean player.

Players[edit]

Invites
Protoss (5) Terran (8) Zerg (7)
Sweden Protoss NaNiwa South Korea Terran SeleCT USA Zerg IdrA
Canada Protoss KiWiKaKi Germany Terran TLO Canada Zerg SLush
USA Protoss iNcontroL Sweden Terran SjoW Netherlands Zerg Ret
Germany Protoss Socke South Korea Terran mOoNan Sweden Zerg HayprO
Canada Protoss HuK Canada Terran Drewbie USA Zerg Machine
South Korea Terran MMA USA Zerg Sheth
South Korea Terran BoxeR South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu
South Korea Terran MVP
Notable Sign-ups
Protoss (11) Terran (15) Zerg (8)
South Korea Choya[2] South Korea GanZi USA ViBE
South Korea Alicia Sweden Jinro USA StrifeCro
Ukraine White-Ra USA qxc USA HDStarcraft
USA Tyler Mexico MajOr USA Destiny
USA Axslav Canada dde Canada FireZerg
USA Agh USA Skew Canada Ryze
Canada TT1 United Kingdom DeMusliM Peru CatZ
USA CrunCher Canada stalife USA LzGaMeR
Canada OpTiKzErO USA KawaiiRice
South Korea Oz USA Pokebunny
France ToD USA ThisIsJimmy
Peru Fenix
USA PainUser
South Korea Rain
Sweden merz
Notable Absentees
Protoss Terran Zerg
South Korea MC Sweden ThorZaIN South Korea July
USA Gretorp South Korea LosirA
Canada Mihai Sweden MorroW
South Korea Moon

Soon after the release of the pool players,[3] the first two Korean participants, defending champion MMA and BoxeR were announced.[4] DongRaeGu and MVP were announced as the two final invitees.[5]

Full competitor list was released on July 21.[6]

Rules[edit]

Results[edit]

Pools[edit]

Pool A & B[edit]

Pool A
1. South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu 5-0 10-1
2. Canada Protoss HuK 4-1 9-3
3. Sweden Protoss NaNiwa 3-2 6-4
4. Sweden Zerg HayprO 2-3 5-6
5. Germany Terran TLO 1-4 2-8
6. USA Protoss Tyler (from open bracket) 0-5 0-10
Pool B
1. South Korea Terran BoxeR 5-0 10-2
2. USA Zerg IdrA 4-1 8-2
3. Sweden Terran SjoW 3-2 6-6
4. USA Zerg Sheth 2-3 6-6
5. USA Protoss CrunCher (from open bracket) 1-4 3-8
6. USA Protoss iNcontroL 0-5 1-10

Pool C & D[edit]

Pool C
1. South Korea Terran Rain (from open bracket) 5-0 10-3
2. South Korea Terran MMA 4-1 9-3
3. Netherlands Zerg Ret 3-2 7-4
4. Canada Zerg SLush 2-3 5-6
5. Germany Protoss Socke 1-4 2-9
6. Canada Terran Drewbie 0-5 2-10
Pool D
1. South Korea Terran Mvp 5-0 10-2
2. South Korea Terran GanZi (from open bracket) 4-1 9-3
3. Canada Protoss KiWiKaKi 3-2 7-6
4. South Korea Terran mOoNan 2-3 5-6
5. South Korea Terran SeleCT 1-4 3-8
6. USA Zerg Machine 0-5 1-10

to edit: 2011_MLG_Pro_Circuit/Anaheim/Pools

Open Bracket[edit]

Upper Bracket

Loser's Bracket


Championship Bracket[edit]

Championship Losers' Bracket Round 1-6[edit]

From OLB Round 9
 USA ThisIsJimmy
2
 Canada Attero
1
 South Korea Oz
1
 USA wbc
2
 Sweden merz
0
 Ukraine White-Ra
2
 South Korea Choya
2
 France ToD
0
#6 from Pool Play
 USA Tyler
2
 USA ThisIsJimmy
0
 USA Machine
1
 USA wbc
2
 Canada Drewbie
0
 Ukraine White-Ra
2
 USA iNcontroL
2
 South Korea Choya
1
#5 from Pool Play
 USA CrunCher
2
 USA Tyler
0
 Germany Socke
2
 USA wbc
1
 South Korea SeleCT
2
 Ukraine White-Ra
1
 Germany TLO
2
 USA iNcontroL
1
#4 from Pool Play
 Sweden HayprO
2
 USA CrunCher
0
 South Korea mOoNan
1
 Germany Socke
2
 Canada SLush
2
 South Korea SeleCT
1
 USA Sheth
2
 Germany TLO
0
#3 from Pool Play
 Sweden SjoW
2
 Sweden HayprO
0
 Netherlands Ret
4
 Germany Socke
1
 Canada KiWiKaKi
0
 Canada SLush
2
 Sweden NaNiwa
2
 USA Sheth
0
#2 from Pool Play
 Canada HuK
2
 Sweden SjoW
0
 South Korea GanZi
2
 Netherlands Ret
0
 South Korea MMA
4
 Canada SLush
0
 USA IdrA
1
 Sweden NaNiwa
2

Championship Bracket Round 7-11[edit]

 
#1 from Pool Play
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 South Korea Mvp
2
 South Korea BoxeR
2
 South Korea Rain
1
Winners Finals
 South Korea Mvp
2
 South Korea BoxeR
0
Losers Round 7 (Ro8)
 Canada HuK
0
 South Korea GanZi
2
 South Korea MMA
2
 Sweden NaNiwa
0
Losers Round 8
 South Korea Rain
0
 South Korea GanZi
2
 South Korea DongRaeGu
1
 South Korea MMA
2
4th place match
 South Korea GanZi
1
 South Korea MMA
2
Losers Finals
 South Korea BoxeR
1
 South Korea MMA
2
Grand Final
 South Korea Mvp
2
 South Korea MMA
1
Extended Series rule:
Best of 7 series start off 2-0 or 2-1 based on results from previous meeting.

to edit: 2011_MLG_Pro_Circuit/Anaheim/ChampionshipBracket

Match Summary[edit]

Upper Bracket Final[edit]

Loser Bracket Final[edit]

Grand Final[edit]


Final Top 32 Rankings[7][edit]

  1. South Korea Terran Mvp
  2. South Korea Terran MMA
  3. South Korea Terran BoxeR
  4. South Korea Terran GanZi
  5. South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu
  6. South Korea Terran Rain
  7. Canada Protoss HuK
  8. Sweden Protoss NaNiwa
  9. USA Zerg IdrA
  10. Sweden Terran SjoW
  11. Netherlands Zerg Ret
  12. Canada Zerg SLush
  13. USA Zerg Sheth
  14. Canada Protoss KiWiKaKi
  15. Germany Protoss Socke
  16. Sweden Zerg HayprO
  17. Germany Terran TLO
  18. South Korea Terran SeleCT
  19. South Korea Terran mOoNan
  20. USA Protoss CrunCher
  21. USA Protoss wbc
  22. USA Protoss iNcontroL
  23. USA Protoss Tyler
  24. Ukraine Protoss White-Ra
  25. USA Zerg Machine
  26. USA Terran ThisIsJimmy
  27. Canada Terran Drewbie
  28. South Korea Protoss Choya
  29. South Korea Protoss Oz
  30. France Protoss ToD
  31. Sweden Terran merz
  32. Canada Protoss Attero

VODs/Replays[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Additional Coverage[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • StarCraft II will be on the main, center stage at this MLG. This marks the first time a PC game has done so at MLG.[10]
  • Continuing from MLG Columbus, Team Liquid once against organized a Relay Race featuring MLG, TL, FXO, EG and Complexity.[11] MLG once again placed first with TL coming in second. View VOD
  • DeMusliM and Raelcun fell during the race. DeMusliM ended up hurting his arm in the fall.[12]
  • Just like for all previous MLG SC2 tournaments, this was the first MLG event the winner, Mvp, participated in.
  • The GSL invites included DongRaeGu, BoxeR, Mvp, and MMA, who were invited as the reigning champion from MLG Columbus. Koreans occupied all top six spots.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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