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OSC Championship 9

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[e][h]OSC Championship Season 9
League Information
Organizers:
OSC
SC2Online
Server:
Americas / Europe / South Korea
Type:
Online
Location:
World World
Format:
1v1
Group Stage
Challenger
Playoffs
Prize pool:
$5,200+ USD
Start Date:
2022-01-06
End Date:
2022-01-25
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Player breakdown
Number of players:
41
19
12
10
Maps
Chronology


The OSC (Online Sports Championships) StarCraft II League is an online global league comprising 500+ tournaments run over 2021 (Season 9). 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 (500+ 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.

Format[edit]

  • Season ended on December 19, 2021 - 23:59 KST.
  • The Season 9 finals takes place from January 6 to January 25 2022.
  • All OSC Elite Rewards Club members who played at any point during the regular season are eligible to participate in the Season 9 Championship.
  • In the event of a tie on points, the player with the most scalp points will be awarded the higher seed.
  • Group Stage:
    • Ranks 21-32 are seeded into 2 groups.
    • Round Robin Format.
    • All matches are Bo2.
    • Top 3 from each group advance to the Championship Bracket.
    • Bottom 3 from each group drop down to the Challenger Playoff Stage where they can (but not have to) play.
  • Challenger Playoffs:
    • Challenger Playoffs consist of a mix of the 6 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 3 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.
    • All matches are Bo5.
    • Grand Finals are Bo7 with a 1-0 advantage for the player coming from the Winners' Bracket.

Map Pool[edit]

Talents[edit]

  • Other Language Commentators

Prize Pool[edit]

  • If a player wins the event starting from the Lower Bracket, an additional $350 prize is awarded.[1]

Participants[edit]

Protoss (19) Terran (12) Zerg (10)
Winners of the Mid Season Playoffs (3)
Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming
South Korea Zest 1
Shopify RebellionShopify Rebellion
South Korea ByuN 1
KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming
Poland Spirit
Seeded into the Championship Bracket (17)
Genesis GamingGenesis Gaming
Poland ArT
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Mexico SpeCial
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Canada Bioice
JuggernautsJuggernauts
Hong Kong Bistork
Alpha XAlpha X
United States Vindicta
PREP eSPORTSPREP eSPORTS
Ukraine Bly
Berserker eSportsBerserker eSports
Germany ForJumy
Team GPTeam GP
Mexico Cham
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Poland Gerald
JuggernautsJuggernauts
Vietnam MeomaikA
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Poland Krystianer
Good Game GamingGood Game Gaming
Russia Rattata
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Denmark MaxPax
InFernales eSportsInFernales eSports
Mexico Pacomike
Platinum HeroesPlatinum Heroes
Poland PAPI
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming
Canada trigger
Team BlacerTeam Blacer
Poland Ziomek
Seeded into the Group Stage (12)
Alpha XAlpha X
France Arrogfire
Genesis GamingGenesis Gaming
Germany BattleB
Alpha XAlpha X
India Demi
PLATOONPLATOON
Kazakhstan Bekzhan 2
Team STARCOMTeam STARCOM
Russia Brat_OK
KOVA EsportsKOVA Esports
Finland Mixu
Team NVTeam NV
South Korea Creator 2
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
Russia Nicoract
KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming
South Korea Solar
Team RottiTeam Rotti
Croatia goblin
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Netherlands uThermal
CSO eSportsCSO eSports
Russia YoungYakov
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
Poland MaNa
Starting from the Challenger Playoff Stage (TBD)
Team NVTeam NV
South Korea NightMare
CSO eSportsCSO eSports
Spain AqueroN
Passion MercsPassion Mercs
Czechia Keiras
Team GPTeam GP
South Korea Prince
Team RottiTeam Rotti
Romania CuKu
GdA-TeamGdA-Team
Indonesia Quantel
PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
South Korea GuMiho
BIGBIG
Germany ShoWTimE
PREP eSPORTSPREP eSPORTS
South Korea HonMonO

1 Zest won 2 of the Mid Season Playoffs thus the 3rd seed was awarded to ByuN who finished in 2nd place of the MSP#3.
2 Bekzhan forfeited his spot in the Group Stage and was replaced by Creator.

Championship Bracket[edit]

Upper Round 1
Upper Round 1
UB Round 1
UB R1
Upper Round 2
Upper Round 2
UB Round 2
UB R2
Upper Round 3
Upper Round 3
UB Round 3
UB R3
Upper Bracket Quarter-Finals
Upper Bracket Quarter-Finals
Upper Quarter-Finals
UB Quarter-Finals
UB QF
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Bracket Semi-Finals
Upper Semi-Finals
UB Semi-Finals
UB SF
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
Upper Final
UB Final
Grand Finals (Bo7)
Hong KongBistork
0
UkraineBly
3
Bistork
Bly
South KoreaByuN
3
RussiaRattata
1
DenmarkMaxPax
3
PolandZiomek
0
MaxPax
Ziomek
MexicoPacomike
0
PolandArT
3
Pacomike
ArT
DenmarkMaxPax
3
PolandArT
0
MaxPax
ArT
Canadatrigger
1
DenmarkMaxPax
3
trigger
MaxPax
South KoreaByuN
3
DenmarkMaxPax
0
ByuN
MaxPax
PolandKrystianer
1
South KoreaByuN
3
Krystianer
ByuN
January 10, 2022 - 15:15UTC
Krystianer started with a 1-0 advantage due to ByuN postponing the match due to playing in the 2022 GSL ST1 Qualifiers.
PolandPAPI
3
United StatesVindicta
1
PAPI
Vindicta
CanadaBioice
2
VietnamMeomaikA
3
PolandPAPI
FF
VietnamMeomaikA
W
MexicoCham
3
VietnamMeomaikA
2
GermanyForJumy
W
MexicoSpeCial
FF
ForJumy
SpeCial
January 6, 2022 - 11:45UTC
SpeCial did not show up.
PolandSpirit
3
GermanyForJumy
1
Spirit
ForJumy
South KoreaZest
3
PolandSpirit
0
Zest
Spirit
MexicoCham
0
South KoreaZest
3
Cham
Zest
PolandGerald
0
South KoreaZest
3
Gerald
Zest
Lower Round 2
Lower Round 2
LB Round 2
LB R2
Lower Round 3
Lower Round 3
LB Round 3
LB R3
Lower Round 4
Lower Round 4
LB Round 4
LB R4
Lower Round 5
Lower Round 5
LB Round 5
LB R5
Lower Round 6
Lower Round 6
LB Round 6
LB R6
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Bracket Quarter-Finals
Lower Quarter-Finals
LB Quarter-Finals
LB QF
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Bracket Semi-Finals
Lower Semi-Finals
LB Semi-Finals
LB SF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Final
LB Final
UkraineBly
PolandPAPI
South KoreaSolar
SpainAqueroN
PolandZiomek
PolandSpirit
South KoreaGuMiho
South KoreaPrince
United StatesVindicta
South Korea
South KoreaCreator
South KoreaNightMare
MexicoSpeCial
South Korea
VietnamMeomaikA
DenmarkMaxPax
PolandGerald
Croatiagoblin
IndonesiaQuantel
Hong KongBistork
NetherlandsuThermal
PolandMaNa
MexicoPacomike
Canadatrigger
GermanyShoWTimE
FranceArrogfire
CanadaBioice
PolandArT
3
GermanyForJumy
1
PolandArT
RussiaRattata
MexicoCham
PolandKrystianer
South KoreaByuN
South KoreaZest
1

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZerg
Participants
191210
Round of 32
1976
Round of 26
1445NYD
Round of 18
723NYD
Round of 14
523NYD
Round of 10
411NYD
Round of 8
411NYD
Round of 6
31NYD
Round of 4
11NYD
Round of 3
11NYD
Grand Finals
1NYD
Winner
NYD

Map Statistics[edit]

vs. vs. vs. Mirrors
Map#Σ%Σ%Σ%
2000 Atmospheres LE2721150.0%4040.0%127558.3%315
Berlingrad LE3253260.0%63350.0%137653.8%152
Blackburn LE1631233.3%31233.3%32166.7%115
Curious Minds LE151010.0%3030.0%41325.0%-25
Glittering Ashes LE2143175.0%41325.0%43175.0%234
Hardwire LE2621150.0%31233.3%108280.0%164
Pride of Altaris LE1331233.3%3030.0%2020.0%131
Total Sum (Σ)15020101050.0%2662023.1%48282058.3%92126

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