MLG Philadelphia 2005

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MLG Philadelphia 2005
MLG Logo.png
League Information
Organizer: MLG
Event Type: Offline
Game: Halo 2 logo.png
Format: 4v4
FFA
Number of Teams: 98
Prize pool: $5,000
Start Date: 2005-7-28
End Date: 2005-7-31
Results
Winner: Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin
Second: 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D
Third: Logo std2.png RoS
Fourth: Logo std2.png RoC
FFA 1st Ogre 1
FFA 2nd Fonzi
FFA 3rd Vash
FFA 4th Skillsx2
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MLG Philadelphia 2005, also known as Halo Nationals 2, was the sixth event of the 2005 MLG season, and the sequel to MLG Philadelphia 2004 (Halo Nationals), taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from July 28-31, 2005. Halo 2 was played in 4v4 and FFA tournaments, and Halo: CE was played in 4v4, 2v2 and FFA tournaments, alongside Super Smash Bros. Melee and Tekken 5.

Overview

Following yet another win by the dominant Team 3D squad in St. Louis, the competition shuffled around again. Zyos, Foulacy and Fonzi - formerly of MLG Rockford - joined Tsquared - formerly of Exigent - to reform Str8 Rippin. ShockWav3 and Sergio of second place team iGameSpot did not attend. The other two members, McGavin and Gandhi, joined Defy, Mack and Vash on team RoS, and KillerN, Tupac and Ronin on team GU, respectively. The event itself was unique in that only Team Slayer gametypes were played. It was also the first event in 2005 where Team 3D were defeated, losing in the finals to Str8 Rippin. Following their loss, they would skip the next three MLG events, opting instead to compete in the VGL $10,000 event in Orlando.

The event also featured side Halo: CE 4v4, 2v2 and FFA tournaments, prompting some pros from the 2002-04 days to return for the event, some of whom competed in the Halo 2 tournament as well. The most notable example is team Tunnel Vision, composed of Strangepurple, Pray4U, NistiC and Quinn. Though they lost in the Halo 2 tournament, Team 3D also competed in the CE event, which they won.

Format

  • All 4v4 matches are played on Team Slayer gametype
  • Pool Play
  • 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

Results

Halo 2

4v4 Results

A total of $5,000 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Team Roster
Gold.png 1st $2,500 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredZyosFonziFoulacy
Silver.png 2nd $1,500 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D Ogre 1Ogre 2WalshySaiyan
Bronze.png 3rd $1,000 Logo std2.png RoS DefyVash(VGA)Mack(RoS)McGavinIsWack
4th - Logo std2.png RoC p3ridiousDysphoriaScrubZJusRapes
5th-6th - Logo std2.png Te4m Mont4ge bradfox2Cpt.AnarchyFaTaLisGodSLiCk
5th-6th - Logo std2.png H2K hslightkingTMoNeYMeLLoZDaRk_VeGeTTo
7th-8th - Logo std2.png Copyrighted EndinglifeNathanlGh0sTlchris007halo
7th-8th - Logo std2.png TmG Radam05w0LfyMimiClFLuXl
9th-12th - SVlogo std.png Storm Ventures RambyPoonMurfManSamurai650
9th-12th - Logo std2.png GU GandhiKillerNTupacRonin4Prez
9th-12th - Logo std2.png TsK LiL-PoisonPoisonxXx((-TsK-))-BoO
9th-12th - Logo std2.png ThaRealDeal IIPisToLIILevi(TRD)BiZarrExxBladexx
13th-16th - Logo std2.png The Foulacy Fan Club CheeeseHead20gh057ayame-12FloZ-hasNiceLegsPhil22
13th-16th - Logo std2.png II TFG II UIUCSoldierKillerkracktfgdarkyodaShocc
13th-16th - Logo std2.png KoL ShadowkonPhan7omVDTPoLLoDragon31
13th-16th - Logo std2.png Tunnel Vision StrangepurplePrAy4UQuinnNistiC
17th-24th - Logo std2.png RIK SlimDam!en50Sevrence
17th-24th - Logo std2.png Team Canada Sucks WaLKaAKGooseMs. HotshySHOTZ
17th-24th - Logo std2.png AutoAim osiris682lazlowownedbyalXx_Detonator_xX
17th-24th - Logo std2.png Team Drizzle BlondeDoughboy11MuZzYIPoopyI
17th-24th - Logo std2.png Revolution Sports Shook_On3TeAm_BuRnSOGRE3QuAKe_PwnZ
17th-24th - Logo std2.png Gamefrog ScreamerchuckamatoII_NCSU_IIMichaelAsmar
17th-24th - Logo std2.png BAD KIDS !S.y.C.o!Cypher3ixq1kCrAzEd
17th-24th - Logo std2.png Team VO voJokervoNubyvoStryker(VGA)Thor
25th-32th - Logo std2.png TGA Fatal 4 ZyFeRFatal4playerBlaz3dTF_GaMeOvEr
25th-32th - Logo std2.png TmG 1.5 chromages3xspertBenasty712Melborn
25th-32th - Logo std2.png H2O Elite IM_not_GarbageThe_DecoyHgZGuilePMS-Lelu
25th-32th - Logo std2.png Game City knowledgeXAcidiaNXZommandor4w_FRACTION
25th-32th - Logo std2.png Team Unicef ChNidoWhWBroddieSlicey Pete
25th-32th - Logo std2.png Te4m ImitationZ Jo3RiddaND GoatZeroHour
25th-32th - Logo std2.png No Room MrOwnageXxPriMexXThE_BoKraKaLaKa
25th-32th - Logo std2.png So Easy CodeRed-DMAQ-Stupidity_0Skillsx2

Free-For-All Results

Place Player
Gold.png 1st Ogre 1
Silver.png 2nd Fonzi
Bronze.png 3rd Vash
4th Skillsx2
5th ownedbyal
6th Dysphoria
7th Poison
8th Defy

Halo: CE

MLG Philadelphia 2005
Logo.jpg
League Information
Organizer: MLG
Event Type: Offline
Game: Halo 1 logo.png
Format: 4v4, 2v2, 1v1, FFA
Number of Teams: <50
Prize pool: $4,175
Start Date: 2005-7-28
End Date: 2005-7-31
Results
Winner: 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D
Second: Logo std2.png I'm Playin Like
Third: Logo std2.png Florida Jackalopes
Fourth: Logo std2.png GU
2v2 1st Ogre1/Walshy
2v2 2nd KillerN/Tupac
1v1 1st Ogre2
1v1 2nd Ogre1
FFA 1st Ogre1
FFA 2nd AYBFonzi
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4v4 Results

A total of $2,100 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Team Roster
Gold.png 1st $1,000 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D Ogre 1Ogre 2WalshySaiyan
Silver.png 2nd $500 Logo std2.png I'm Playin Like StrangepurpleNistiCQuinnPray4U
SF.png 3rd-4th $300 Logo std2.png FJ
SF.png 3rd-4th $300 Logo std2.png GU GandhiKillerNRoninTupac

2v2 Results

A total of $1,050 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Team Roster
Gold.png 1st $500 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D Ogre 1Walshy
Silver.png 2nd $250 Logo std2.png GU KillerNTupac
SF.png 3rd-4th $150 Logo std2.png FJ ElevenTsquared
SF.png 3rd-4th $150 3Dlogo std.png Team 3D Ogre 2Saiyan

1v1 Results

A total of $500 USD in prize money was awarded.[1]

Place Prize (USD) Player
Gold.png 1st $250 Ogre 2
Silver.png 2nd $125 Ogre 1
Bronze.png 3rd $75 Vash/Tupac
4th $50 Vash/Tupac

FFA Results

A total of $525 USD in prize money was awarded.

Place Prize (USD) Player
Gold.png 1st $250 Ogre 1
Silver.png 2nd $125 AYBFonzi
SF.png 3rd-4th $75 Vash
SF.png 3rd-4th $75 Skillsx2

Trivia

Bracket

VoD

  • Compilation of Event VoD
    • ThaRealDeal vs. TsK (excerpt)
    • RoC vs. Revolution Sports
    • WB Round 3 - Str8 Rippin vs. Storm Ventures
    • WB Round 4 - Str8 Rippin vs. Te4m Mont4ge
    • LB Round 6 - RoS vs. Copyrighted
    • WB Finals - Str8 Rippin vs. Team 3D
    • LB Semifinals - RoS vs. RoC
    • LB Finals - Team 3D vs. RoS
    • Grand Finals - Str8 Rippin vs. Team 3D
    • Str8 Rippin Interview
  • Halo: CE 4v4 Finals - Team 3D vs. I'm Playin Like

Media

Articles

Interviews

External Links

References

  1. http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/the-legacy-of-halo-nationals-philadelphia/