World e-Sports Masters 2005: Season 3

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[e][h]WEG 2005 S03
League Information
Series:
WEG WEG
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Seoul
Teams:
12
Format:
Group Stage (Bo1)
Single-Elimination Bracket (Bo3)
Prize Pool:
$100,000 USD
Start Date:
2005-10-19
End Date:
2005-12-11
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
 
 
 
 
Maps

About[edit]

The Counter-Strike side of things still could not boast a majority of the world's top five teams, but things had improved somewhat over previous seasons. HeatoN and Potti, CS' greatest winners to that point in time, graced the tournament with their NiP team, Norway's upstart CPL UK winners team9 were in the field and XeqtR had brought a new look NoA lineup to Korea. This tournament would prove to be the first in history which was all about the Asian teams though, as the best from China and Korea had their breakout performances to put their countries on the map.

wNv.gm lost only one map over the course of the entire tournament, in the final to project_kr, and defeated the likes of NoA, Asylum, team9, JMC and project_kr. Their run saw them take four non-Asian scalps, numbers unheard of for an Asian team, as they stormed to the $50,000 first place prize. The legend of wNv.gm and Jungle, their star player, had been established.

Backing up the Asian rise was project_kr with their second place finish, also establishing a star in solo. lunatic-hai had put Korea on the CS map with a WCG, ESWC and CPL finishes over the last 12-13 months, but this new group of players in project_kr had beaten NiP in the semi-finals on their way to the title. REAL's team9 finished third, beating NiP in the bronze game and ensuring their CPL result was not put down as a fluke.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage 1:
    • Three single-elimination format Groups (4 teams each)
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Group Stage 3
    • Third place team from each group advance to the Group Stage 2
  • Group Stage 2:
    • One single-elimination format Groups (3 teams each)
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Group Stage 3
  • Group Stage 3:
    • Two single-elimination format Groups (4 teams each)
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Playoffs
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$100,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Asylum
1Denmark Galahat 
2Denmark zonic 
3Denmark hpx 
4Denmark Bloody 
5Denmark mJe 

Results[edit]

Groups[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Group A[edit]
Group A
October 23, 2005 - 10:00 KST
1. Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-0-0 48-31 +17 6p
2. Project_kr 1-0-2 41-45 -4 3p
3. x6tence 1-0-2 37-42 -5 3p
4. Turmoil 1-0-2 36-44 -8 3p
Group B[edit]
Group B
October 23, 2005 - 10:00 KST
1. wNv Teamwork 3-0-0 48-19 +29 9p
2. Team9 2-0-1 36-21 +15 6p
3. Asylum 1-0-2 30-40 -10 3p
4. Jax Money Crew 0-0-3 14-48 -34 0p
Group C[edit]
Group C
October 23, 2005 - 10:00 KST
1. Serious Gaming 3-0-0 48-26 +22 9p
2. NoA 2-0-1 41-32 +9 6p
3. Abit Strike 1-0-2 38-36 +2 3p
4. CheckSix Gaming 0-0-3 15-48 -33 0p

Stage 2[edit]

Group A[edit]
Group A
October 23, 2005 - 10:00 KST
1. Asylum 2-0-0 32-18 +14 6p
2. x6tence 1-0-1 30-19 +11 3p
3. Abit Strike 0-0-2 7-32 -25 0p

Stage 3[edit]

Group A[edit]
Group B
June 18, 2005 - 14:00 KST
1. wNv Teamwork 3-0 48-30 +18 9p
2. Project_kr 1-2 37-37 0 3p
3. Asylum 1-2 40-43 -3 3p
4. NoA 1-2 29-44 -15 3p
Group B[edit]
Group B
June 18, 2005 - 14:00 KST
1. Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-1 48-20 +28 9p
2. Team9 1-2 39-41 -2 3p
3. Serious Gaming 1-2 36-46 -10 3p
4. x6tence 1-2 28-44 -16 3p

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
Project_kr
2
wNv Teamwork
2
Team9
0
Grand Final
Project_kr
1
wNv Teamwork
2
3rd Place Match
Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
Team9
2