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MLG Columbus 2018

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MLG Columbus 2018
2018 Halo WC Logo.png
League Information
Organizer: Major League Gaming
Event Type: Offline
Game: Halo 5 logo.png
Format: 4v4
Number of Teams: 16
Prize pool: $50,000 (4v4)
$5,000 (FFA)
Start Date: 2018-3-23
End Date: 2018-3-25
Links: Website

Overview

MLG Columbus is the 2018 Halo World Championship North America Regional Finals. The event is taking place in Columbus, Ohio. It takes place from March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018, and contains both a 4v4 tournament and an FFA competition. The game being played is Halo 5: Guardians.

MLG Columbus is the second time the North America Regional Finals have taken place in that arena for the Halo World Championship. The last time this occurred was MLG Columbus 2016. This event had sixteen teams, which is the only 2018 qualifier to contain this exact amount of teams. They all qualified through the 2000 series. The teams that place in the top 9 positions will qualify for the 2018 Halo World Championship

Format

16 Teams

  • 9 teams from North America
  • 4 teams from Europe and Middle East
  • 2 teams from Australia and New Zealand
  • 1 team from Latin America

Placings

The 16 teams will be divided into 4 seperate groups, containing 4 of the teams. Based on the final standings and results in the groups, the tournament will proceed as follows:

  • 1st and 2nd - They will qualify for the HaloWC Finals. They continue to fight in this tournament for cash prizes and for the best seeding for the HaloWC Finals.
  • 3rd - They will compete in a final single elimination bracket, where the winning team will qualify for the Halo World Championships.
  • 4th - They are eliminated from the tournament and do not qualify for the HWC.

Game Types and Maps

  • Capture the Flag - Coliseum, Fathom and Truth
  • Strongholds - Eden, Empire, Plaza and The Rig
  • Slayer - Coliseum, Plaza, Regret, The Rig and Truth

Prize Pool

A total of $50,000 USD in prize money is spread among the teams as follows:

Place Prize (USD) Q Seed Team Roster
Gold.png 1st $20,000 GreenCheck.png 1 SPYlogo std.png Splyce RenegadeShotzzyStelluREco
Silver.png 2nd $10,000 GreenCheck.png 2 TOXlogo std.png Tox Gaming LethulFrostyRoyal2SnakeBite
Bronze.png 3rd $6,000 GreenCheck.png 4 Logo std2.png REC Snip3downPenguinMikwenSpartan
4th $4,000 GreenCheck.png 3 NVlogo std.png Team EnVyUs TriPPPeYbubu dubuSaiyaniGotUrPistola
5th-6th $3,000 GreenCheck.png 5 RNGlogo std.png Renegades aPGAceNeptuneLunchbox
5th-6th $3,000 GreenCheck.png 7 O2logo std.png Oxygen Supremacy PrototypeRyaNoobStr8 SicKRayne
7th-8th $2,000 GreenCheck.png 6 ELvlogo std.png Team eLevate SuspectorArticSabinatereL ToWn
7th-8th $2,000 GreenCheck.png 8 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin RammyyMusaNemassistDasTroyed
9th - GreenCheck.png 9 Wiselogo std.png Wise Gaming NebulaGilkeyDemon DCommonly
10th - RedX.png 11 ARMlogo std.png Armada eSports ContrAPreDevoNatoRBabyJMoNsTcR
11th-12th - RedX.png 10 MnTlogo std.png Mentality Esports MannyDRUK 84KaissVtec
11th-12th - RedX.png 12 TPClogo std.png Top Prospect Clan Sneaky BranJuziroAPMHKLTNn
13th-16th - RedX.png 13 LUXlogo std.png Lux Gaming EnvoreSuperCCTaulekValkyrie
13th-16th - RedX.png 14 OCElogo std.png Oceanic FalcatedDanoxideShooterTapping Buttons
13th-16th - RedX.png 15 FGlogo std.png Fyra Gaming CalmBurtonDaffsSqualleye
13th-16th - RedX.png 16 TGClogo std.png Gosu Crew ImpulsionMuNoZRealisedGJam

Participants

Splyce
USA Shotzzy
USA Renegade
USA StelluR
USA Eco
Tox Gaming
USA SnakeBite
Canada Royal2
USA Frosty
USA LethuL
Renegades
USA Lunchbox
USA Ace
USA aPG
USA Neptune
Team eLevate
USA Suspector
USA eL ToWn
USA Sabinater
USA Artic
Str8 Rippin
USA DasTroyed
USA Nemassist
USA Rammyy
Canada Musa
Wise Gaming
USA D3M0N D
USA Gilkey
USA Nebula
USA Commonly
Mentality Esports
USA Kaiss
USA Druk
USA Vtec
USA Manny
Top Prospect Clan
USA APMH
USA Juziro
USA SneakyBran
USA KLTNn
Lux Gaming
USA SuperCC
USA Envore
USA Valkyrie
USA Taulek
Fyra Gaming
USA Squalleye
USA Calm
USA Daffs
USA Burton
Gosu Crew
USA Impulsion
USA MuNoZ
USA Jam
USA RealisedG

Results

Group Stage

Group A
1. RNGlogo std.png Renegades 3-0 9-0
2. SPYlogo std.png Splyce 2-1 6-3
3. ARMlogo std.png Armada eSports 1-2 3-6
4. TGClogo std.png Gosu Crew 0-3 0-9
Group B
1. TOXlogo std.png Tox Gaming 3-0 9-0
2. O2logo std.png Oxygen Supremacy 2-1 6-4
3. MnTlogo std.png Mentality Esports 1-2 3-8
4. OCElogo std.png Oceanic 0-3 3-9
Group C
1. NVlogo std.png Team EnVyUs 3-0 9-0
2. ELvlogo std.png Team eLevate 2-1 6-3
2. Wiselogo std.png Wise Gaming 1-2 3-6
4. LUXlogo std.png Lux Gaming 0-3 0-9
Group D
1. REClogo std.png Team Reciprocity 3-0 9-0
2. Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin 2-1 6-3
3. TPClogo std.png Top Prospect Clan 1-2 3-8
4. FGlogo std.png Fyra Gaming 0-3 2-9

Championship Bracket

Schedule

External Links

References