2012 MLG Pro Circuit/Summer/Championship

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MLG 2012 Summer Championship
Raleigh-championship-circuit.jpg
Tournament Information
OrganizerMajor League Gaming
FormatDouble Elimination Brackets
Prize Pool$40,000
LinksWebsite
Location & Dates
Region
NA
 North America
Event TypeOffline
CountryUnited States United States
AddressRaleigh, NC
Start Date2012-08-24
End Date2012-08-26
Results
ThirdTeamdynamiclogo std.pngTeam Dynamic
FourthOrbitlogo std.pngOrbit Gaming

Overview

The 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Summer Championship takes place in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA in August. This is the third Major League Gaming Championship event of the 2012 season and the second for League of Legends. Twelve teams will play in double elimination brackets to compete for a $ 40,000 prize pool. The games are cast by Dan Dinh, Optimus Tom, Deman, Monte Cristo, Jatt, and Jaws.

Format

  • Eight invited teams and four teams from online qualifiers
  • Twelve teams divided into two double elimination brackets (six teams per bracket)
  • The winner of each double elimination bracket moves onto a grand finals match
  • Grand Finals are best of five, all other matches are best of three
  • In the final match of a double elimination bracket, if the two teams have no played each other already then the team coming from the losers bracket must win two best of threes while the winner's bracket team must only win one
  • All matches will be played on the Diana Patch, but Diana will be globally banned for the duration of the event.[1]

Prize Pool

$ 40,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

PlacePrizePrize (%)≈Prize (EUR)Riot CircuitTeam
PlacementIcon1.png 1Team Curselogo std.pngTeam Curse
PlacementIcon2.png 2Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas
PlacementIcon3.png 3$20,00050%€15,800+125Teamdynamiclogo std.pngTeam Dynamic
4$12,00030%€9,480+75Orbitlogo std.pngOrbit Gaming
5-6$4,00010%€3,160+50Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG Black
Monomaniaclogo std.pngMonomaniac Ferus
7-8+50Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMid Evo
Legionlogo std.pngTeam Legion
9-124notlogo std.pngTEAM4NOT.NA
MeatPlaygroundLogo std.pngMeat Playground
Monomaniaclogo std.pngMonomaniac Imperium
Unrlogo std.pngunRestricted eSports

Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on August 8, 2012, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.79 Euros

Notes

  • Curse Gaming and Team Dignitas were disqualified due to collusion. The full best of five was played out, but neither team was awarded prize money or circuit points.[2]
  • Due to the disqualifications, the prize money for 1st through 4th place was changed to be awarded to 3rd through 6th.[3]

Participants

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1 mTw.NA was picked up by Monomaniac Ferus prior to the tournament.
2 Team SoloMid and CLG Prime were originally invited but they decided not to participate in this event as they wanted to prepare for Season 2 Regional Finals. They were replaced by 4Nothing and Monomaniac Imperium.

Results

Red Bracket

Round 1
W
BYE
BYE
Losers' Bracket
BYE
BYE
Round 2
2
Round 3
Round 4
2
Semi-Finals
0

Blue Bracket

Round 1
BYE
BYE
Losers' Bracket
BYE
BYE
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Semi-Finals

3rd & Finals

3rd place match
Grand finals
2

Schedule

August 24
Stream Round Match EST PST KST CEST
Red WR1
  Team 4Not.NA vs.

  CLG Black
17:30 14:30 06:30 23:30
Blue WR1
  Team Legion vs.

  Meat Playground
17:30 14:30 06:30 23:30
Red WR2
  Team Dynamic vs.

  Team Legion
20:30 17:30 09:30 02:30
Blue WR2
  Orbit Gaming vs.

  Curse Gaming
20:30 17:30 09:30 02:30
August 25
Stream Round Match EST PST KST CEST
Red LR2
  Team 4Not.NA vs.

  Team Legion
10:00 07:00 23:00 16:00
Blue LR2
  TSM Evo vs.

  unRestricted
10:00 07:00 23:00 16:00
Blue LR3
  CLG Black vs.

  Team Legion
13:00 10:00 01:00 18:00
Red WR4A
  mMe Ferus vs.

  Curse Gaming
13:30 10:30 01:30 18:30
Red WR4B
  Team Dignitas vs.

  Team Dynamic
15:00 12:00 04:00 21:00
Blue LR4A
  mMe Ferus vs.

  Orbit Gaming
16:00 13:00 05:00 22:00
Red LR4B
  Team Dynamic vs.

  CLG Black
17:00 14:00 06:00 23:00
August 26
Stream Round Match EST PST KST CEST
Red Semi
Final

  Team Dignitas vs.

  Team Dynamic
10:00 07:00 23:00 16:00
Blue Semi
Final

  Curse Gaming vs.

  Orbit Gaming
10:00 07:00 23:00 16:00
Red Finals
  Team Dignitas vs.

  Curse Gaming
15:30 12:30 04:30 21:30
Blue 3rd/4th
  Team Dynamic vs.

  Orbit Gaming
15:30 12:30 04:30 21:30

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Additional Content

Predictions Spreadsheet

Predictions Spreadsheet on Google Docs

Interviews

Other Coverage

External Links

References