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2007 EVER OSL

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[e][h]2007 EVER OSL
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea South Korea
Format:
1v1
Prize Pool:
₩104,000,000 KRW
(≃ $110,928 USD)
Start Date:
2007-09-28
End Date:
2007-12-22
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Participants
Number of Players:
16
Protoss 3
Terran 9
Zerg 4
Maps
Chronology

Overview[edit]

The 2007 EVER OSL was held from September through December 2007. This OnGameNet Starleague (OSL) was the breakout of the Zerg star Jaedong in individual leagues. Interestingly, Jaedong's victory was predicted in the Team Liquid Final Edit "Winning the OSL is Easy".[1] It also featured Stork disposing of his Protoss rival Bisu with a crushing 3-0 defeat in the semi-finals. Before the finals, Stork was assumed to be the heavy favorite, since Jaedong had not displayed his strength against Protoss in a series yet. Yet, Jaedong managed to step up his ZvP match-up and claimed his first OSL title, even winning as a Royal Roader.[2]

Bisu vs. sAviOr / Stork[edit]

In this OSL, two special kind of rivalries were played out, both involving Bisu. He met the opponents from the MSL finals of both (at that time) his MSL victories, sAviOr and Stork. 2006 GOMTV MSL Season 1 opponent sAviOr won the first set with a daring proxy-Hatchery strategy on Blue Storm, as well as managed to kill Bisu's expansion on Katrina in set 2, but lost 1-2 in the end. In the semis, 2007 GOMTV MSL Season 2 opponent Stork did better. He defeated Bisu in a one-sided match with a score of 3-0 and is attributed to having caused Bisu's game-play to slump in the time to come.

Stork vs. Flash[edit]

At the 2007 EVER OSL, the rivalry of the months to come between Stork and Flash was already budding. Stork had defeated Flash in the 2007 Daum OSL match for third place, with a clear 3-0, and here Stork also prevailed 2-1. Their rivalry would reach its peak during the weeks of the GOMTV Star Invitational and the 2008 Bacchus OSL finals, where Flash would have his revenge.

Tournament Details[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

₩104,000,000 (~$110,600) was awarded to the top finishers per the below:[3][4][5][6][7][8]

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

Players[edit]

Protoss Protoss (3) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (4)
MBCGame HEROMBCGame HERO
South Korea Bisu
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea DarkElf
Hanbit StarsHanbit Stars
South Korea GGPlay*
WeMade FOXWeMade FOX
South Korea Rock*
KTF MagicNsKTF MagicNs
South Korea Flash
Lecaf OZLecaf OZ
South Korea Jaedong
Samsung KHANSamsung KHAN
South Korea Stork*
Samsung KHANSamsung KHAN
South Korea FrOzen
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea July
 —
STX SouLSTX SouL
South Korea Hwasin
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea sAviOr
 —
CJ EntusCJ Entus
South Korea Iris*
 —
 —
MBCGame HEROMBCGame HERO
South Korea Light
 —
 —
WeMade FOXWeMade FOX
South Korea NaDa
 —
 —
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
South Korea Shudder
 —
 —
eSTROeSTRO
South Korea UpMaGiC
 —

*Seeded players

Format[edit]

The Starleague has an extensive qualification process. As many as 192 progamers compete in the Offline Preliminaries. The 24 best advance to the OnGameNet Starchallenge 2007. There, 12 more players drop out of the qualification process, and six compete with the 4th place finisher to be seeded directly into the Starleague. The winner is one of four players who await the winners of Ongamenet Dual Tournament 2007 Season 2. In the Dual Tournament, the bottom 13 players from the Daum Starleague and the 11 to emerge from the Starchallenge are paired down to the twelve players who round out the field for the EVER2007 OSL.

The Starleague itself features two distinct phases. First, the Group Stage, then the 8-man Elimination Bracket, in which a champion is finally crowned.


Maps[edit]


Results: Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. South Korea Terran UpMaGiC 2-1
2. South Korea Protoss Bisu 2-1
3. South Korea Terran Shudder 1-2
4. South Korea Zerg GGPlay 1-2
Group A Matches
South KoreaTerranShudder
0
1
South KoreaTerranUpMaGiC
South KoreaTerranShudder
1
0
South KoreaZergGGPlay
South KoreaProtossBisu
0
1
South KoreaTerranUpMaGiC
South KoreaTerranUpMaGiC
0
1
South KoreaZergGGPlay
South KoreaProtossBisu
1
0
South KoreaTerranShudder


Group B[edit]

Group B
1. South Korea Terran Light 3-0
2. South Korea Terran Hwasin 1-2
3. South Korea Terran Iris 1-2
4. South Korea Zerg July 1-2
Group B Matches
South KoreaTerranHwasin
0
1
South KoreaTerranLight
South KoreaTerranIris
1
0
South KoreaZergJuly
South KoreaZergJuly
0
1
South KoreaTerranLight
South KoreaTerranIris
0
1
South KoreaTerranHwasin
South KoreaTerranHwasin
0
1
South KoreaTerranIris
South KoreaZergJuly
0
1
South KoreaTerranHwasin
South KoreaTerranHwasin
0
1
South KoreaZergJuly
South KoreaZergJuly
0
1
South KoreaTerranIris
South KoreaTerranHwasin
1
0
South KoreaTerranIris

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. South Korea Protoss Stork 3-0
2. South Korea Zerg Jaedong 2-1
3. South Korea Terran DarkElf 1-2
4. South Korea Terran NaDa 0-3
Group C Matches
South KoreaProtossStork
1
0
South KoreaTerranNaDa
South KoreaTerranDarkElf
0
1
South KoreaZergJaedong
South KoreaZergJaedong
0
1
South KoreaProtossStork
South KoreaTerranNaDa
0
1
South KoreaTerranDarkElf


Group D[edit]

Group D
1. South Korea Zerg sAviOr 2-1
2. South Korea Terran Flash 2-1
3. South Korea Terran FrOzean 2-1
4. South Korea Protoss Rock 0-3
Group D Matches
South KoreaZergsAviOr
1
0
South KoreaTerranFrOzean
South KoreaTerranFlash
0
1
South KoreaTerranFrOzean
South KoreaProtossRock
0
1
South KoreaZergsAviOr
South KoreaTerranFlash
1
0
South KoreaZergsAviOr
South KoreaTerranFrOzean
1
0
South KoreaProtossRock
South KoreaZergsAviOr
1
0
South KoreaTerranFrOzean
South KoreaTerranFlash
0
1
South KoreaZergsAviOr


Result: Elimination Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF

See also: Live Report threads: Ro8, Semifinals, Third Place, Finals

Maps Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%ProtossTerranZerg
Blue Storm1783537.5%220100.0%330100.0%13-
Fantasy (Map)1862433.3%31233.3%53260.0%13-
Katrina1463350.0%21150.0%42250.0%-2-
Persona132020.0%31233.3%2020.0%15-
Total Sum (Σ)622281436.4%105550.0%148657.1%313-

Notable Games[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

Media[edit]

Openings[edit]


Soundtrack[edit]

  • From Autumn To Ashes - Placentapede
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - Atrophy
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - In Fate’s Hands
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - Waiting

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

Previous Starleague:  Daum OSL   | EVER2007 OSL |   Next Starleague:  2008 Bacchus OSL