MLG Chicago 2005

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MLG Chicago 2005
MLG Logo.png
League Information
Organizer: MLG
Event Type: Offline
Game: Halo 2 logo.png
Format: 4v4
FFA
Number of Teams: 136
Prize pool: $18,700.00 (4v4)
$2,300.00 (FFA)
Start Date: 2005-12-16
End Date: 2005-12-18
Results
Winner: 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D
Second: Logo std2.png Xit Woundz
Third: Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin
Fourth: Logo std2.png IGS
FFA 1st Strongside01
FFA 2nd AYBFonzi
FFA 3rd True_Karma
FFA 4th Walshy
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MLG Chicago 2005, also known as Midwest Mayhem, was the twelfth event of the 2005 MLG season, taking place at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois from December 16-18, 2005. Halo 2 was played in 4v4 and FFA tournaments, alongside Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Overview

Serving as the Central Conference Championship, MLG Chicago had the strongest turnout of an MLG event to date, with over 130 teams in attendance. With the Western and Eastern Conference Championships already in hand, Team 3D had only to take Chicago to go into the New York National Championships with a Conference Championship trifecta. Standing in their way were some fearsome revised lineups. TrademarkGamers was no more, and in its place stood a Str8 Rippin lineup of Fonzi, Foulacy, Tsquared and the new addition to the lineup, Tupac. iGameSpot was back, this time with a lineup of ShockWav3, Gandhi, Karma and StrongSide. The LeGendZ lineup of Defy, Vash, Cpt Anarchy and Toxin elected to stick together and try to build on their 3rd place finish in Atlanta. Despite these three strong lineups, it was the Xit Woundz squad of KillerN, Bonfire, Itwasluck and Samurai650 that would end up making it to the finals to face Team 3D, defeating Str8 Rippin (twice) and LeGendZ in the process. Showing no mercy on the dark horse, 3D plowed through Xit Woundz, defeating them 6-0 to take the tournament, having dropped only one game in the process.

Format

4v4

  • Invitational/Open tournament
    • Teams featuring invited players immediately advance to championship bracket.
    • Other teams must play through a Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) bracket. Top 4 teams advance to championship bracket as lowest seeds.
  • Double-Elimination, best of 5 series
    • Extended Series rule: best of 11 series starting 3-0, 3-1 or 3-2 based on result of previous meeting

FFA/1v1

  • Invitational/Open tournament
    • Invited players immediately advance to championship bracket.
    • Other players must play through LCQ bracket. Top 7 players advance to championship FFA bracket as lowest seeds.
  • FFA - top 4 of each game advance to next round until only 8 players remain
  • Top 8 players face off in 1v1 bracket
    • Double-Elimination, single game series.
      • Extended Series rule: best of 3 series starting 1-0 based on result of previous meeting

Results

4v4 Results

A total of $18,700 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Seed Team Roster
Gold.png 1st $6,500 1 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D OGRE1OGRE2SaiyanWalshy
Silver.png 2nd $4,000 6 Logo std2.png Xit Woundz Samurai650KillerNBonfireXiTxItwasluckx
Bronze.png 3rd $2,400 2 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin FoulacyAYBFonziTsquaredTupac
4th $1,800 4 Logo std2.png IGS GandhiTrue_KarmaShocKWav3Strongside01
5th-6th $1,200 3 LGZlogo std.png LeGendZ DefyVashCpt.AnarchyToxin
5th-6th $1,200 9 Logo std2.png Devils Army lGameIMeLLoZIIPisToLIIgh057ayame
7th-8th $800 5 EGlogo std.png Team EG MackSadPandaEhBLACKJAKG-SpOt
7th-8th $800 7 Logo std2.png H2C DaRk_VeGeTTohslightkingShook_On3TDPyrocy
9th-12th - 8 Logo std2.png So Sick NemoPwnsXAcidiaNXFJ-SOLxHAVOKx
9th-12th - 10 Logo std2.png LiquidIceEnergyDrink xXxst0n3rst0n3r_2Nitrouss
9th-12th - 11 Logo std2.png Dipjuice Returns DetachAKGooseCampinMonkeyMimiC
9th-12th - 12 Logo std2.png Versus PoisonLiL-PoisonH2C_Popcorn_P((-TsK-))-BoO
13th-16th - 14 Logo std2.png Enervate Gaming Rid(D)icKTheMightyZionFaTaLisGodJo3
13th-16th - 17 Logo std2.png OLR Michigan NatakuSlimMoocowVictory_X
13th-16th - 18 Logo std2.png Suicidal Army o0enigma0oSicTheGreatSlayerDViruz
13th-16th - 19 Logo std2.png Team Unrated 8BalliiK1ngiiSpainiardEvilRyu
17th-24th - 13 Logo std2.png SCR (_Scrub_)OGRE3NistiCelamitewarrior
17th-24th - 15 Logo std2.png The Best Killers MurfManThe_DecoyxKill3nxtheblueblur
17th-24th - 16 Logo std2.png Team Chuck Wolfman SpyeToxinsneighborStKpnSHIBBYKnowledge
17th-24th - 20 Logo std2.png Team DIRK CheeeseHead20Seal-Team-8Zer0-EffectAl3x
17th-24th - 21 Logo std2.png Tu Foxy Pastries TuSickTuLegitFoxygrandpa117donut117
17th-24th - 22 Logo std2.png Team GR Smooth50HaLuCiNaTiOn v2Muter
17th-24th - 23 Logo std2.png CPH (CPH)Legolas(CPH)cider(CPH)PulsarCPH-Goat
17th-24th - 24 Logo std2.png Xtreme Gaming aluckyshotRuDYReBoRNxXfearitselfXxcallmegod

1v1 Results

A total of $2,300 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Seed Player
Gold.png 1st $1,200 2 Strongside01
Silver.png 2nd $600 1 AYBFonzi
Bronze.png 3rd $300 6 True_Karma
4th $200 5 Walshy
5th-6th - 8 XAcidiaNX
5th-6th - 3 OGRE2
7th-8th - 4 Cpt.Anarchy
7th-8th - 7 OGRE1

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