2004 EVER OSL

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[e][h]2004 EVER OSL
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
[EVER]
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Prize Pool:
₩60,000,000 KRW
(≃ $56,939 USD)
Start Date:
2004-08-27
End Date:
2004-11-20
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
16
Protoss 3
Terran 7
Zerg 6
Maps
Chronology
BoxeR in tears after defeat

Overview[edit]

The 2004 EVER OSL was held from August through November 2004.

Perhaps one of the most notable series of the 2004 EVER OSL was the semifinals between BoxeR and his rival YellOw. The Bo5 turned out to be very short as BoxeR proceeded to bunker rush YellOw three matches straight, winning 3-0. YellOw then played against Reach for the bronze medal but lost 2-3.[1]

Tournament Details[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩60,000,000 (~$56,300) was awarded to the top finishers, with the top two earning ₩30,000,000 in cash prizes per the below:[2][3][4][5]

Information concerning further cash prizes for other top finishers is not readily available.

Players[edit]

Protoss Protoss (3) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (6)
KTF MagicNsKTF MagicNs
Reach
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
iloveoov
Egosys POSEgosys POS
July
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
Kingdom
Pantech & Curitel CurriorsPantech & Curitel Curriors
NaDa
STX SouLSTX SouL
JJu
Pantech & Curitel CurriorsPantech & Curitel Curriors
Rock
Pantech & Curitel CurriorsPantech & Curitel Curriors
Goodfriend
KTF MagicNsKTF MagicNs
YellOw
 —
KTF MagicNsKTF MagicNs
Sync
Greatest OneGreatest One
GoRush
 —
Greatest OneGreatest One
XellOs
Greatest OneGreatest One
OversKy
 —
Greatest OneGreatest One
Midas
KORKOR
Max
 —
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
BoxeR
 —

Format[edit]

The preliminary group round was played using a four-person round robin format. The top eight finishers then competed in a single elimination bracket where the quarterfinal round was a best of three format while the best of five format was used for both the semifinals and finals.


Maps[edit]

Group Stage: Round of 16[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Terran XellOs 3-0
2. South Korea Zerg July* 1-2
3. South Korea Protoss Rock 1-2
3. South Korea Zerg Max 1-2
Group A Matches
ProtossRock
1
0
ZergJuly
ProtossRock
ZergJuly
TerranXellOs
1
0
ZergMax
TerranXellOs
ZergMax
TerranXellOs
1
0
ZergJuly
TerranXellOs
ZergJuly
ZergMax
1
0
ProtossRock
ZergMax
ProtossRock
ZergMax
0
1
ZergJuly
ZergMax
ZergJuly
TerranXellOs
1
0
ProtossRock
TerranXellOs
ProtossRock
ProtossRock
0
1
ZergJuly
ProtossRock
ZergJuly
ZergMax
0
1
ZergJuly
ZergMax
ZergJuly

*Advanced by tiebreaker


Group B
1. South Korea Zerg YellOw 2-1
2. South Korea Protoss Reach 2-1
3. South Korea Terran Midas 1-2
4. South Korea Terran Goodfriend 1-2
Group B Matches
ZergYellOw
1
0
TerranMidas
ZergYellOw
TerranMidas
ProtossReach
1
0
TerranGoodfriend
ProtossReach
TerranGoodfriend
TerranMidas
1
0
TerranGoodfriend
TerranMidas
TerranGoodfriend
ZergYellOw
1
0
ProtossReach
ZergYellOw
ProtossReach
ZergYellOw
0
1
TerranGoodfriend
ZergYellOw
TerranGoodfriend
ProtossReach
1
0
TerranMidas
ProtossReach
TerranMidas


Group C
1. South Korea Terran iloveoov* 2-1
2. South Korea Terran Sync* 2-1
3. South Korea Zerg GoRush 2-1
4. South Korea Zerg JJu 0-3
Group C Matches
Terraniloveoov
1
0
ZergGoRush
Terraniloveoov
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
1
0
ZergJJu
TerranSync
ZergJJu
TerranSync
1
0
Terraniloveoov
TerranSync
Terraniloveoov
ZergGoRush
1
0
ZergJJu
ZergGoRush
ZergJJu
Terraniloveoov
1
0
ZergJJu
Terraniloveoov
ZergJJu
TerranSync
0
1
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
1
0
Terraniloveoov
TerranSync
Terraniloveoov
Terraniloveoov
1
0
ZergGoRush
Terraniloveoov
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
0
1
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
0
1
Terraniloveoov
TerranSync
Terraniloveoov
TerranSync
1
0
ZergGoRush
TerranSync
ZergGoRush
Terraniloveoov
1
0
ZergGoRush
Terraniloveoov
ZergGoRush

*Advanced by tiebreaker


Group D
1. South Korea Terran BoxeR 2-1
2. South Korea Terran NaDa 2-1
3. South Korea Zerg OversKy 1-2
4. South Korea Protoss Kingdom 1-2
Group D Matches
TerranNaDa
1
0
ProtossKingdom
TerranNaDa
ProtossKingdom
TerranBoxeR
1
0
ZergOversKy
TerranBoxeR
ZergOversKy
ZergOversKy
1
0
ProtossKingdom
ZergOversKy
ProtossKingdom
TerranBoxeR
1
0
TerranNaDa
TerranBoxeR
TerranNaDa
TerranNaDa
0
1
ZergOversKy
TerranNaDa
ZergOversKy
TerranBoxeR
0
1
ProtossKingdom
TerranBoxeR
ProtossKingdom


Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
South KoreaReach
2
South KoreaXellOs
1
South Koreailoveoov
2
South KoreaNaDa
1
South KoreaReach
2
South Koreailoveoov
3
South KoreaJuly
0
South KoreaYellOw
2
ZergJuly
ZergYellOw
South KoreaBoxeR
2
South KoreaSync
0
TerranBoxeR
TerranSync
South KoreaYellOw
0
South KoreaBoxeR
3
South Koreailoveoov
3
South KoreaBoxeR
2
Third Place Match
Third Place Match
3rd Place
3rd
South KoreaReach
3
South KoreaYellOw
2

Grand Finals[edit]

The finals of the 2004 EVER OSL was perhaps one of the most anticipated in StarCraft history, with BoxeR facing his pupil iloveoov. Not only did the teacher face his pupil, but the match-up was also fought between two Terran players with completely different styles of play: BoxeR's micro intensive play against iloveoov's macro focused style.

The finals was brought to a fifth and deciding game after BoxeR and iloveoov won two games each. In the end, iloveoov came out victorious and BoxeR placed second in an OSL for the third time in his career.

After the finals BoxeR broke down in tears.

iloveoov later stated:

"I really hope that now BoxeR will never hear from someone else that he is weak. I wish that BoxeR will win all of his future tournaments the same way he stepped past so many good players on his road to this EVER Starleague Final. I'm sure he was so determined because he hasn't had a win recently... I'm so sad. From now on, although I want to game again with BoxeR, I don't want to meet him in this kind of situation ever again. If I had beat someone other than Boxer, I think I would have been much happier."[6]

Maps Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Bifrost1543175.0%32166.7%43175.0%31-
Mercury15220100.0%32166.7%52340.0%41-
Pelennor15440100.0%21150.0%31233.3%42-
Requiem1574357.1%21150.0%110100.0%41-
Total Sum (Σ)601713476.5%106460.0%137653.8%155-

Notable games[edit]

References[edit]

Media[edit]

Opening[edit]


Soundtrack[edit]

  • 3rd Strike - Into Hell Again
  • B'z - ZERO
  • Fear Factory - Terminate
  • Liam Lynch - My United States Of Whatever
  • Linkin Park - Session
  • Pitchshifter - We Know
  • Slipknot - I Am Hated
  • Slipknot - Purity

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]


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