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1999 Brood War Season 1 Ladder Tournament

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[e][h]1999 Brood War Season 1 Ladder Tournament
League Information
Type:
Online
Location:
United States United States
Format:
1v1
Prize Pool:
$3,000 USD
Start Date:
1999-04-07
End Date:
1999-04-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Participants
Number of Players:
16
Protoss 7
Terran 1
Zerg 2
Random 6
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 1999 Brood War Season 1 Ladder Tournament started on April 7th, 1999 and consisted of the 16 top-ranked players on the official ladder.[1] Two replacements were made due to players not being able to participate at the event. The tournament was one of the earliest Brood War tournaments recorded and officially held by Blizzard.

The top eight finishers of the present tournament would join their top eight counterparts from the 1999 Brood War Season 2 Ladder Tournament to compete in the 1999 Brood War Tournament World Championships.

Tournament Information[edit]

All the matches in the ladder stage of the tournament were played as a Bo3 while the grand finals was a Bo5. It is also interesting to note that the tournament was played using the game speed "Fast".

Prize Pool[edit]

$3000 and commemorative prizes were award among the top placing players according to the following distribution:[2]

3rd to 16th place will be also awarded commemorative plaque engraved with name and final ranking.

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (1) Zerg Zerg (2) Random Random (6)
Canada +illusia+ aka Canada Stratus LOVE_BOAT :+:Stinger:+: Canada Chris_Low aka Canada Crexis
Canada Kain-The-Feared South Korea Shin_Ju_Young aka Honest[SG] (33)Aviatrix
United States CrazyJim~LiZarD sk01
Silver(ek) @~Thuggy~
Canada Grrrr... Canada (s)thor
nautosoft United States soso
Lee.Joo-wan

Note: due to limited availability of information about the participants, the unknowns are labeled Random. Alternate names and nationalities are from this forum thread


Maps[edit]

1999 Brood War Season 1 Ladder Tournament continued
Medusa (Blizzard Map)Winter ConquestGemini StationEldritch Lake
Medusa (Blizzard Map)Winter ConquestGemini StationEldritch Lake


Results: Elimination Bracket[edit]

Round 1
Round 1
R1
Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF

The Finals[edit]

soso won the tournament in a tightly fought best of five.[3]

Racial Distribution[edit]

ProtossTerranZergRandom
Round of 16
7126
Quarterfinals
413
Semifinals
22
Finals
2
Winner
1

References[edit]