OSC Championship Season 9
Americas / Europe / South Korea
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.
- 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.
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- If a player had won the event starting from the Lower Bracket, an additional $350 prize would have been awarded.
Winners of the Mid Season Playoffs (3)
Seeded into the Championship Bracket (17)
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.
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