2000 KBK Masters Season 2

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[e][h]2000 KBK Masters Season 2
League Information
Series:
KBK
Organizer:
KBK
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1, 3v3, Women's 1v1
Prize pool:
₩32,000,000 KRW
(≃ $28,720 USD)
Start Date:
2000-08-25
End Date:
2000-08-27
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
128
Maps

Overview[edit]

The 2000 KBK Masters Season 2 was a larger international tournament organized by Knight Bridges Korea, or KBK, in from August 25-27, 2000 that consisted of the 128 top-ranked players after an online ladder competition.[1] Over 170,000 participants competed for the final offline competition, which included divisions for individual 1v1, team 3v3, and women.[2] This second season followed the successfully run 2000 KBK Masters Season 1.

Format[edit]

The matches until the finals were played in a best of one format, while finals were best of three.[3]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩32,000,000 was awarded among the top placing players according to the following distribution:[4][5][6]

Men's 1v1[edit]

(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on 2000-08-27: 1 KRW ≃ 0.0009 USD.)

Women's 1v1[edit]

(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on 2000-08-27: 1 KRW ≃ 0.0009 USD.)

Team 3v3[edit]

(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on 2000-08-27: 1 KRW ≃ 0.0009 USD.)

Note: ₩4,800,000 (~$4,800) was also distributed between two "unlimited resources" divisions for individuals and teams.

Participants[edit]

Due to lack of available records, only a select number of the 128 qualifiers of the individual 1v1 division are known:[1]

Known Qualifiers
Player
Norway  Slayer
South Korea  I.Love_Star
South Korea  IntoTheRain
South Korea  Starcraft_SidE
Canada  Grrrr...
South Korea  (NC)…Marine
South Korea  (B&G)TheBOy
South Korea  KisS)JinSu
China  Henry_ho
Singapore  (aLt)Eagle2i
United States  Maynard
France  (GG10)Storm-(SDT)
France  Elky
France  Zarma.Npg
Germany  (DEF)Rookie
Bulgaria  (O)Mr.X
Netherlands  NTT

Note: Due to limited availability of information about the participants, race and nationality is not presented for many players. Known player aliases were used when available.[5]

Results[edit]

Top eight bracket was reconstructed from available records. [3][5][7]

Quarterfinals
 Norway Slayer
1
 South Korea (B&G)TheBOy
0
 South Korea IntoTheRain
1
 South Korea KisS)JinSu
0
 South Korea I.Love_Star
1
 South Korea (NC)…Marine
0
 South Korea Starcraft_SidE
1
 Canada Grrrr...
0
Semifinals
 Norway Slayer
1
 South Korea IntoTheRain
0
 South Korea I.Love_Star
1
 South Korea Starcraft_SidE
0
Finals
 Norway Slayer
2
 South Korea I.Love_Star
1
3rd Place Match
 South Korea IntoTheRain
W
 South Korea Starcraft_SidE
L

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Denmark Top qualifying foreign players for KBK 2000 S2
  2. South Korea KBK 2000 S2 official site
  3. 3.0 3.1 South Korea KBK Masters 2000 2nd on ygosu
  4. KBK Masters tournament winners
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 TL thread including KBK Masters
  6. South Korea Official results page
  7. Norway "Alias: Slayer" Documentary