1999 Brood War Season 2 Ladder Tournament

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[e][h]1999 Brood War Season 2 Ladder Tournament
League Information
Type:
Online
Location:
United States United States
Format:
1v1
Prize pool:
$3,000 USD
Start Date:
1999-07-15
End Date:
1999-08-10
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
3
2
2
9
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 1999 Brood War Season 2 Ladder Tournament started on July 15th, 1999 and consisted of the 16 top-ranked players on the official ladder.[1] 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 1 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 (3) Terran Terran (2) Zerg Zerg (2) Random Random (9)
South Korea )(V)(II)(V)(II South Korea SSamJang South Korea KimMiYuen South Korea A5-SSiBangSe
South Korea DiGamma South Korea (B_Blade)Leader South Korea GOOD_GAME_MAN! South Korea Muzel(Sg)
Sweden (5th)Fire psyduck
(B&G)TheBOy
South Korea :+:StarBoy:+:
Sweden (9)eVERL@ST
United States Tiranosaurus aka )DL(M@rch
(MaNia)guNy~
(PH)''BOO!''


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]

Results: Elimination Bracket[edit]

Round of 16
 South Korea )(V)(II)(V)(II
1
)(V)(II)(V)(II 
 A5-SSiBangSe
July 19, 1999
 South Korea A5-SSiBangSe
2
 South Korea Muzel(Sg)
2
Muzel(Sg) 
 psyduck
  psyduck
1
  (B&G)TheBOy
0
(B&G)TheBOy 
 :+:StarBoy:+:
July 19, 1999
 South Korea :+:StarBoy:+:
2
 South Korea SSamJang
2
SSamJang 
 (9)eVERL@ST
July 26, 1999
  (9)eVERL@ST
 South Korea KimMiYuen
1
KimMiYuen 
 Tiranosaurus
 USA Tiranosaurus
2
 South Korea GOOD_GAME_MAN!
0
GOOD_GAME_MAN! 
 (B_Blade)LeadeR
 South Korea (B_Blade)LeadeR
2
  (MaNia)guNy~
0
(MaNia)guNy~ 
 DiGamma
 South Korea DiGamma
2
  (PH)"BOO!"
0
(PH)"BOO!" 
 (5th)Fire
 Sweden (5th)Fire
2
Quarterfinals
 South Korea A5-SSiBangSe
0
A5-SSiBangSe 
 Muzel(Sg)
 South Korea Muzel(Sg)
2
 South Korea :+:StarBoy:+:
0
:+:StarBoy:+: 
 SSamJang
August 5, 1999
 South Korea SSamJang
2
 USA Tiranosaurus
0
Tiranosaurus 
 (B_Blade)LeadeR
August 5, 1999
 South Korea (B_Blade)LeadeR
2
 South Korea DiGamma
0
DiGamma 
 (5th)Fire
 Sweden (5th)Fire
2
Semifinals
 South Korea Muzel(Sg)
0
Muzel(Sg) 
 SSamJang
August 5, 1999
 South Korea SSamJang
2
 South Korea (B_Blade)LeadeR
1
(B_Blade)LeadeR 
 (5th)Fire
 Sweden (5th)Fire
2
Finals
 South Korea SSamJang
3
SSamJang 
 (5th)Fire
 Sweden (5th)Fire
0

The Finals[edit]

SsamJjang won the tournament in three straight games in the finals.[3]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss Terran Zerg Random
Round of 16
3229
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Winner
1


References[edit]