OSC Championship Season 8
The OSC (Online Sports Championships) StarCraft II League is an online global league comprising 675+ tournaments run over 2020 (season 8). The OSC World Rankings represent the data and results from all those tournaments (along with other bonuses and competitions), and are updated regularly throughout the year for players, teams and fans to follow.
The annual Championship is open to all OSC Elite Rewards Club members. The format is designed to reward those players who finish highly in the World Rankings (Top 20 seeded directly into the Championship Bracket), as they have shown a combination of results and regular participation throughout the year (675+ events), earning a high seed! All other club members start earlier in the bracket, either Group Stage or Challenger Brackets. All who play, get paid, and the winner is crowned the undisputed champion of online SC2 competition for the year, securing themself the engraved trophy and a position amongst the games greats in the OSC Hall of Fame.
- Season ends on December 20, 2020 - 23:59 KST.
- The season 8 finals takes place from January 2 to January 11 2021.
- All OSC Elite Rewards Club members who played at any point during the regular season are eligible to participate in the Season 8 Championship.
- In the event of a tie on points, the player with the most scalp points will be awarded the higher seed.
- Group Format:
- Ranks 21-36 are seeded into 4 groups.
- Dual Tournament Format.
- The first round matchups are Bo3.
- Qualifying and Elimination matches are Bo5.
- Top 2 from each group advance to the Championship Bracket.
- The players who place third and fourth in their groups drop down to the Challenger Playoff Stage.
- Challenger Playoffs Format:
- Challenger Playoffs consist of a mix of the 8 players coming from the Group Stage and the Club members who didn't qualify for the Championship Bracket or Group Stage.
- All Challenger Bracket series are Bo3, except the 2 qualifying series which are Bo5.
- Championship Bracket:
- Ranks 1st-12th are seeded in Winner's Bracket according to their ranking.
- Ranks 13th-20th are seeded in First Round of Winner's Bracket.
- 3 Mid Season playoffs winners start in the Winner's Bracket.
- French Commentators
- Funka (Alexandre Verrier)
- Koka (Thibault Le Gall)
- MoMaN (Emmanuel Marquez)
- TKL (Rémi Hibon)
- YoGo (Pierre-Marie Humeau)
Winners of the Mid Season Playoffs (3)
Seeded into the Championship Bracket (17)
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