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1999 PGL Season 4

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[e][h]1999 PGL Season 4
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
AMD
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States United States
Format:
1v1
Prize Pool:
$30,500 USD
Start Date:
1998-12-22
End Date:
1999-05-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Participants
Number of Players:
128
Maps

Overview[edit]

The 1999 PGL Season 4 was held from December 22, 1998 through May 22, 1999.[1][2] The AMD Professional Gamers League had operated three previous seasons, where Starcraft was included during 1998 PGL Season 3. The PGL was a league operated by Gamers Extreme at Gamers.com[3]

The tournament was one of the earliest Starcraft tournaments recorded and officially held by Blizzard and among the largest prize pool of its time.

Tournament Information[edit]

All the matches in the tournament were played with the best of one format. The top 128 players were selected from online play during December 22-January 17, 1999. The top 128 played in the "regular season" from February 5-March 12, 1999 before the top eight played in the offline championships May 21-22, 1999.[4][5] The regular season brackets were played single-elimination online, while the final eight played in a double-elimination championship bracket at XS New York, a cyber cafe, in New York, New York, USA.[6][7]

Prize Pool[edit]

$30,500 cash was awarded among the top placing players according to the following distribution:[8][9]

In addition to the above, the 17th through 32nd top finishers earned $100 cash prizes. The top finishers also received a variety of computer hardware and other prizes.

Participants[edit]

Full 128 Players
Protoss Protoss (42) Terran Terran (21) Zerg Zerg (16) Random Random (49)
MR_KICK ~ASH~ Fanzu IN^LameKing
Qwerty-USB Bluewolf1983 Virgo lilmonk
IceGod Toothpaste. IN-Bob United States ~jolly~
United States Pillars NameSucks MediouS Kold-The-Feared
~Juzam_Djinn~ UrQuanMaster1 BadAss~(DX) Nice_Guy_Nads
~Pure~Dragon~ GhettoSasser (pgl)Toothpick IN-Temujin
Maverick-TSD- kingdo Romania Metalicos TiRg
(LGK)-AcE- Greased BubbaGump L0fwyr
B_IX-The-Feared ~KlasH~ dcTalk- United States Maynard
(SL)KnyTe~RyDa DragonFury3 libby-x17 Teln
INHell (LGK)BJ2 (lgk)Im~A~Putz Playa(DsD)
DreaM_420 RETARDEAD51 Bad_Guy_Skrag IN-KinDred
Castavernas Thor-Pbc EnRaGeD~redmooN United States taurus49
turbowarp(pod) Brood(DsD) OneWingedAngel arkons
ogrelust ~Lokus~ CoP-Hero Sir-Zeratul
(5th)Wind Bad_Guy_Wiggin TomBrokaw OSiRiX
Mr.Frosty Canada Stratus Finkel
Canada Kain-The-Feared Trinista Bad_Guy_Elbryn
(5th)Earth Absolution PH-jeSteR
Canada Grrrr... BigOldMan SportDeath
Clemens21 Kin-Dom(KoD) Adversary
~King_Tuan~ United States DeepBlue
INjiMMu South Korea honest(sg)
Golfman@kali Midnight_Walker
el-hefe ~eva-00~
Bashkir~PBC Vegitto
Bad_Guy_MaGuS (lgk)Hoggle
United States Gadianton Canada BOO
Danthar United States IN-Agent911
IN-QQQQ RenaissanceMan
SauroN-PBC DOG-Princess
EnRaGeD~Slayer (^5)AurorA
Sweden (5th)Fire MekLarian
MerryJayne Sedative
Chrono United States ~WarAngel;.~
zared The~IcE~Frog
Denmark (9)villert (PH)MoM
Eliezar WildGordita
Yancy2 evisceratoru
Snowfall ~Darwin~
Spex XDs~King
IN-MogKupo D2-B2
General~Khalsa
12909
KOLD
SmUrF4LIFe
United States soso
Bad_Guy_Zeflox
INcinerate

Note: Due to limited availability of information about the participants, the unknowns are labeled Random.[10]

Elimination Stage Only
Protoss Protoss (2) Terran Terran (0) Zerg Zerg (0) Random Random (6)
Canada Kain-The-Feared Canada BOO
United States Pillars United States ~WarAngel;.~
United States taurus49
Canada Grrrr...
United States DeepBlue
United States soso

Note: Due to limited availability of information about the participants, the unknowns are labeled Random.[11]

Maps[edit]

Results: Group Stage[edit]

Results: Elimination Stage[edit]

Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
UB Quarterfinals
UBQF
Upper Bracket Semifinals
Upper Bracket Semifinals
UB Semifinals
UBSF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
CanadaRandomBOO
1
United StatesRandom~WarAngel;.~
0
United StatesRandomtaurus49
0
CanadaProtossKain-The-Feared
1
CanadaRandomBOO
1
CanadaProtossKain-The-Feared
0
United StatesProtossPillars
0
CanadaRandomGrrrr...
1
United StatesRandomDeepBlue
0
United StatesRandomsoso
1
CanadaRandomGrrrr...
1
United StatesRandomsoso
0
CanadaRandomBOO
0
CanadaRandomGrrrr...
1
Lower Bracket Round 1
Lower Bracket Round 1
LB Round 1
LBR1
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
United StatesRandom~WarAngel;.~
0
United StatesRandomtaurus49
1
United StatesRandomsoso
1
United StatesRandomtaurus49
0
United StatesProtossPillars
1
United StatesRandomDeepBlue
0
CanadaProtossKain-The-Feared
0
United StatesProtossPillars
1
United StatesRandomsoso
1
United StatesProtossPillars
0
CanadaRandomBOO
0
United StatesRandomsoso
1
CanadaRandomGrrrr...
1
United StatesRandomsoso
0

The Finals[edit]

Grrr... won the tournament, beating soso twice during the Elimination Stage.

Racial Distribution[edit]

References[edit]