Artosis Curse

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The Artosis Curse is a commonly referenced joke regarding Dan "Artosis" Stemkoski's predictions cursing his chosen player, preventing them from achieving victory. The following is an incomplete, ongoing list of instances where the Artosis Curse has been jokingly attributed to the result of the match as well as where it has not seemed to apply.

Correct Predictions[edit]

Tournament Players Prediction Result W-L
2015 WCS Season 3 Premier League Petraeus vs MaNa MaNa MaNa 3-2
2015 WCS Season 3 Premier League Lilbow vs Hydra Lilbow Lilbow 3-2
IEM Season VIII - World Championship HerO vs Dear Dear Dear 3-1
WCS Korea Season 2 Rain vs SuperNova Rain[1] Rain 4-1
WCS Korea Season 2 Rain vs Bomber Rain Rain 4-1
WCS Korea Season 3 jjakji vs. Shine jjakji[2] jjakji 1-0
GSL 2012 Season 4 Rain vs FanTaSy Rain Rain 2-0

Incorrect Predictions[edit]

Tournament Players Prediction Result W-L
2014 DreamHack Open/Winter ForGG vs Polt Polt ForGG 3-0
2014 WCS Global Finals MMA vs Life MMA[3] Life 4-1
2014 WCS Global Finals Life vs TaeJa TaeJa[3] Life 3-2
2014 WCS Global Finals MMA vs Classic Classic[3] MMA 3-1
2014 WCS Global Finals herO vs Classic herO[3] Classic 3-2
2014 WCS Global Finals Bomber vs MMA Bomber[3] MMA 3-1
2014 WCS Global Finals soO vs TaeJa soO TaeJa 3-1
2014 WCS Global Finals Zest vs Life Zest Life 3-2
2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL Dear vs soO soO[4] Dear 4-2
2013 WCS Season 2 Europe MC vs duckdeok MC[5] duckdeok 4-3
2013 WCS Season 2 Europe Grubby vs duckdeok Grubby[6] duckdeok 3-2
2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL Rain vs Maru Rain[7] Maru 4-2
2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL INnoVation vs Maru INnoVation[8] Maru 4-0
2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL First vs Bomber First[9] Bomber 3-0
2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL Symbol vs Maru Symbol Maru 3-1
Asus ROG Summer 2013 Finals San vs TaeJa San[10] TaeJa 3-1
Asus ROG Summer 2013 Semi-Finals San vs HyuN San[11] HyuN 3-0
2013 WCS Season 1 Korea GSL Soulkey vs INnoVation INnoVation[12] Soulkey 4-3
Homestory Cup 5 Finals Nerchio vs YongHwa YongHwa[13] Nerchio 4-1
GSL 2012 Season 4 Finals Squirtle vs Mvp Squirtle Mvp 4-3

References[edit]

  1. GOMTV (2013-07-25). "2013 WCS KR Season 2 – StarLeague, Ro8, Day2, Match1". GomTV.net. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  2. Artosis (2013-05-30). "Artosis's Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Artosis Curse BlizzCon 2014".
  4. GOMTV (2013-10-19). "2013 WCS KR Season 3 - Code S, Final". GomTV.net. Retrieved 2013-10-20.
  5. Artosis (2013-05-30). "Artosis's Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  6. Artosis (2013-05-30). "Artosis's Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  7. EthanAhn (2013-08-10). "WCS-OSL Finals Prediction?". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  8. GOMTV (2013-08-10). "2013 WCS KR Season 2 - StarLeague, Ro4, Match1". GomTV.net. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  9. GOMTV (2013-07-25). "2013 WCS KR Season 2 - StarLeague, Ro8, Day2, Match2". GomTV.net. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  10. Artosis (2013-08-03). "Artosis's Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  11. Artosis (2013-08-03). "Artosis's Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  12. GOMTV (2013-06-01). "2013 WCS KR Season 1 - Code S, Final". GomTV.net. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  13. Artosis (2012-07-05). "Artosis's Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.