MLG New York 2006

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MLG New York 2006
Mlg2006logo.png
League Information
Organizer: MLG
Event Type: Offline
Game: Halo 2 logo.png
Format: 4v4
FFA
Number of Teams: 142
Prize pool: $33,700 (4v4)
$5,275 (FFA)
Start Date: 2006-4-21
End Date: 2006-4-23
Results
Winner: FBlogo std.png Final Boss
Second: Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin
Third: Cbnlogo std.png Carbon
Fourth: Logo std2.png CheckSix
FFA 1st Karma
FFA 2nd KillerN
FFA 3rd Fonzi
FFA 4th OGRE 2
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MLG New York 2006 was the first event of the 2006 MLG season, taking place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey from April 21-23, 2006. Halo 2 was played in 4v4 and FFA tournaments, alongside Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Overview

Going into 2006, MLG decided less was more, and opted to lower the amount of events while increasing the average prize pool for each event. The juggernaut Team 3D roster stuck together, though losing the sponsorship and changing their name to Final Boss[1]. The 2nd place Team Phreaks roster stuck together as well, adopting the name Carbon. The 3rd place Str8 Rippin made some changes, replacing Cpt Anarchy and KillerN with Defy and a returning Tsquared. The 4th place XiT Woundz stuck together as well, reacquiring the CheckSix Gaming sponsorship from Zyos' original teams in 2005. Many brand new teams formed, such as the Storm Ventures roster of Ramby, Poon, Naded and Legit, and the MOBDeep.net roster of Cpt Anarchy, GH057ayame, Melloz and PistoL.

Perhaps the biggest story outside of the top 4 was the rise of Storm Ventures. Featuring a brand new player - Naded, SV plowed through the amateur bracket on their way to qualifying for the championship bracket and managed a 6th place finish as the 18th seed. They were knocked out of the winners' bracket early by Str8 Rippin, but fought through the losers' bracket, defeating three top 8 seeded teams before being eliminated by Carbon.

Format

4v4

  • Amateur bracket
    • All teams outside of top 16 are placed in amateur bracket. Top 16 move onto championship bracket as seeds #17-32
    • Double-Elimination, best of 3 series
      • Extended Series rule: best of 5 series starting 2-0 or 2-1 based on result of previous meeting
  • Championship bracket
    • 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
    • Consolation matches take place for all individual placings from 5-32

FFA/1v1

  • Round robin FFA play, 4 players eliminated each game each round
  • Once 8 players remain, they are placed in championship 1v1 bracket
    • Double-Elimination, single game series
      • Extended Series rule: best of 3 series starting 1-0 based on result of previous meeting
    • Consolation matches take place for 5th and 7th place

Results

4v4 Results

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

Place Prize (USD) Seed Team Roster
Gold.png 1st $12,000 1 FBlogo std.png Final Boss OGRE1OGRE2SaiyanWalshy
Silver.png 2nd $8,000 2 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin FoulacyAYBFonziTsquaredDefy
Bronze.png 3rd $5,000 3 Cbnlogo std.png Carbon GandhiTrue_KarmaShocKWav3Strongside01xXx
4th $3,000 4 X6logo std.png CheckSix Gaming ZyosKillerNBonfireItwasluck
5th $2,000 6 Logo std2.png Team MOBDeep.net Cpt.AnarchyMeLLoZIIPisToLIIgh057ayame
6th $1,500 18 SVlogo std.png Storm Ventures RambyPoonLegitNadedPhoton
7th $1,200 10 Logo std2.png Xiled Gaming GaMeAcidianHavokMimiC
8th $1,000 5 Logo std2.png Team KSI MackToxinSadPandaEhBLACKJAK
9th - 11 Logo std2.png MoB TwoRiversTravel.com MoB TestifyMoB NitroussMoB FoSsiKMoB Elamite
10th - 16 Logo std2.png OLR Michigan TupacSlimVictory_XMackeo
11th - 22 Logo std2.png www.ThinkEssay.com DysphoriaJusRapesScrubZjo3
12th - 8 Logo std2.png Get Treated GT VeGeTToGT LightkingGT shooK on3GT Pyrocy
13th - 14 EGlogo std.png Team EG G-SpOtPrimeCypherThe Bo
14th - 26 Logo std2.png Nothing to Lose quickdeath27Skills x2drbobOVERSHIELD
15th - 19 StKlogo std.png Shoot to Kill MonkeyNisticStrangepurpleQu1nn
16th - 7 Logo std2.png Team Versus VashPoisonBoODetach
17th - 17 Logo std2.png Team Best Buy NatakuNakamuraStewRippon
18th - 12 Logo std2.png Team 1up GooseIsGod[_Scrub_]LiL-Poison-DMAQ-
19th - 15 Logo std2.png MoB R3Ventures.com ChaosdaNinjaH3llboySpainiard8Ball
20th - 20 Logo std2.png EntropyCC Flankster v2HanGmaNXit xOmegAxChris ka Pwn
21st - 21 Logo std2.png Rabid Lords of Ninja Gamzus GamzulotdaRabidEli
22nd - 13 Logo std2.png Liquid Ice Energy Drink xXx • [[Rid[D]icK]] • TheMightyZionCaDdY
23rd - 9 Logo std2.png MoB ClubAbyss.com MoB Sir SamuraiMoB MurfmanMoB SolshyMoB Sinister
24th - 24 Logo std2.png H2o IMnotGarbageRockyTriple007Blood187
25th - 28 Logo std2.png Team 2 Eazy RochYWho0_KiDdLiL EpidemiCMudVayne
26th - 31 Logo std2.png Dookie Blasters STANKRODxSHOOKxSMELLYDukeOfCheese
27th - 25 Logo std2.png DVS Gaming dVs RamidVs xXBulletzdVs FaTedVs XpErT
28th - 30 Logo std2.png Team uG WaldoXMonsterous AjaxI CyRaX II A I ttack
29th - 32 Logo std2.png IE Pro Nykon XI Elysi0n II Striker II_SpIdErMaN_I
30th - 23 Logo std2.png Team Borderline ZommandoDoBoYExiLeBasher
31st - 27 Logo std2.png Owned By Us Owned By ALSheezYII XoRc1sT IISuReShoTOwNz
32nd - 29 Logo std2.png Team IK4I lK4l MassacrelK4l IllusionlK4l CarnageDeathReaper12

1v1 Results

A total of $5,275 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Seed Player
Gold.png 1st $2,000 5 True_Karma
Silver.png 2nd $1,200 3 KillerN
Bronze.png 3rd $800 2 AYBFonzi
4th $500 6 OGRE2
5th $300 8 Legit
6th $200 1 gh057ayame
7th $150 7 StrongSide01
8th $125 4 Eli

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References

  1. http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/team-3d-changes-name-to-final-boss-2/