MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016

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[e][h]MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016
League Information
Series:
Major League Gaming MLG
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Columbus
Venue:
MLG Arena, Nationwide Arena
Teams:
16
Format:
GSL Groups (Bo1 + Bo3)
Single-Elimination Bracket (Bo3)
Prize pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2016-03-29
End Date:
2016-04-03
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
 
 
 
 
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Train • Overpass
Chronology


MLG Major Columbus 2016 is the first North American CS:GO Major Championship, featuring 16 teams and being held in Columbus, Ohio.

About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Stage Host:
  • Commentators:
  • Guest Commentator:
  • Producer:
  • Gameplay Director:

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Four double-elimination format (GSL) Groups (4 teams each)
    • Opening, Elimination, & Winners' matches are Bo1
    • Decider matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Playoffs
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,000,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Legends[edit]

Challengers[edit]

1 The roster of Team SoloMid leaves the organization and forms their own - Astralis.
2 Fnatic acquire Sweden dennis from G2 Esports to replace Sweden pronax. G2 Esports sign Denmark aizy.
3 Luminosity Gaming sign Brazil TACO and Brazil fnx, replacing Brazil steel and Brazil boltz.
4 Ninjas in Pyjamas release Finland allu & sign Sweden pyth.
5 The roster of G2 Esports is acquired by FaZe Clan.
6 Team EnVyUs replace France kioShiMa with France DEVIL.
7 Sweden pyth is unable to travel to the event on time due to visa issues, and will be replaced in the line-up by Sweden THREAT.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Luminosity Gaming 2-0 32-18 +14
2. Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 68-63 +5
3. mousesports 1-2 74-88 -14
4. FlipSid3 Tactics 0-2 45-50 -5

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Team Liquid 2-0 38-30 +8
2. Fnatic 2-1 67-43 +24
3. FaZe Clan 1-2 43-51 -8
4. Splyce 0-2 8-32 -24

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Astralis 2-0 32-19 +13
2. Counter Logic Gaming 2-1 70-61 +9
3. Gambit Gaming 1-2 63-74 -11
4. Team EnVyUs 0-2 21-32 -11

Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Natus Vincere 2-0 32-13 +19
2. Virtus.pro 2-1 61-49 +12
3. G2 Esports 1-2 49-60 -11
4. Cloud9 0-2 12-32 -20


Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Natus Vincere
2
April 1, 2016 - 10:00 EDT
1613
3
29
7
1610
6
510
5
 
 
 
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
Astralis
2
April 1, 2016 - 13:30 EDT
1610
6
510
5
1613
3
25
3
 
 
 
 
Fnatic
0
Team Liquid
2
April 1, 2016 - 16:20 EDT
163
13
1213
1
169
7
66
0
 
 
 
 
Counter Logic G.
0
Luminosity
2
April 2, 2016 - 10:30 EDT
1751
101
21019
25
1611
5
410
6
1612
4
311
8
Virtus.pro
1
Semifinals
Natus Vincere
2
April 2, 2016 - 15:15 EDT
167
9
814
6
1612
4
35
2
 
 
 
 
Astralis
0
Team Liquid
0
April 2, 2016 - 18:15 EDT
1570
80
3819
17
1691
60
2619
29
 
 
 
 
Luminosity
2
Grand Final
Natus Vincere
0
April 3, 2016 - 14:15 EDT
17112
40
1419
311
22
0
1316
3
 
 
 
 
Luminosity
2

All-Stars Showmatch[edit]

Results[edit]

All-Stars NA 2219 All-Stars Europe
April 3, 2016 - 12:00 EDT
221113
421
02419
1111

Prize Pool[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Media[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Player Spotlights[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P Players
1 USA United States of America 16 arya, abE, Professor_Chaos, nitr0, EliGE, Hiko, adreN, hazed, jdm64, FugLy, tarik, reltuC, n0thing, Skadoodle, fREAKAZOiD, Stewie2K
2 Sweden Sweden 11 Maikelele, f0rest, GeT_RiGhT, Xizt, friberg, THREAT, flusha, JW, olofmeister, KRIMZ, dennis
3 France France 8 Happy, NBK-, kennyS, apEX, DEVIL, RpK, shox, SmithZz
4 Ukraine Ukraine 7 Zeus, Edward, B1ad3, bondik, markeloff, Shara, s1mple
5 Denmark Denmark 6 aizy, device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, cajunb, karrigan
6 Brazil Brazil 5 FalleN, fer, coldzera, fnx, TACO
7 Poland Poland 5 TaZ, NEO, pasha, Snax, byali
8 Russia Russia 5 seized, flamie, hooch, Dosia, WorldEdit
9 Canada Canada 3 jasonR, DAVEY, shroud
10 Germany Germany 3 nex, denis, Spiidi
11 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2 AdreN, mou
12 Belgium Belgium 2 Ex6TenZ, ScreaM
13 Norway Norway 2 rain, jkaem
14 Finland Finland 1 wayLander
15 Netherlands Netherlands 1 chrisJ
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 NiKo
17 Portugal Portugal 1 fox
18 Slovakia Slovak Republic 1 GuardiaN

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