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|Current season, competition or edition:
2011 MLG Pro Circuit Offseason
|Country|| United States
|2011 National Championship
4v4: eon Instinct
Call of Duty: Black Ops:
4v4: Quantic Nex-TT-hreat
Final Boss: 4 (2004-05, 07, 10)
JWhoJCash: 3 (2007-09)
|Official website||MLG Website|
Major League Gaming (MLG), founded in 2002 by Sundance DiGiovanni and Mike Sepso, is a North American professional Electronic sports organization, headquartered in New York City, New York. MLG has held official video game tournaments throughout the United States and Canada. Major League Gaming competitions have been broadcast on television, ESPN.com, and other broadband sites. The company has also been involved in television production, and game development. MLG's aim is to elevate computer and console game tournaments to viable competitive and spectator events. Major League Gaming acquired Agora Games on August 18, 2009.
The MLG Pro Circuit roster currently includes Halo: Reach for the Xbox 360 and Starcraft II for the PC. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for the PlayStation 3 is the only online Pro Circuit title. Chris Puckett (Puckett) is the lead Play-by-Play commentator for MLG Live Events. Scott Lussier (Gandhi) provides professional insight into many MLG broadcasts. Danish Maqbool (DMAQ) is the co-host of the MLG Pregame show. Julie Alexandria (Julie) hosts the Old Spice Report, as well as reporting from the sidelines at MLG Live events.
Major League Gaming also hosts a series of online qualifier ladders for the online-only pro circuit titles leading to the national championship. In the past, MLG hosted Super Smash Bros Melee tournaments during the 2006 MLG season and other games such as Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Tekken 5, Gears of War, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas, Shadowrun, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2, Call of Duty 4, and Gears of War 2.
Each team must purchase a team pass to compete. Halo 3, Gears of War, and Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 teams include 4 members, while World of Warcraft teams include 3 members.
On February 6, 2009, MLG Commissioner John Nelson addressed the MLG community about changing the format for the 2009 pro circuit. Semi-pro teams now have the opportunity to gain pro status. The rolling rank points system and the championship bracket were also modified.
In March 2010, it was announced that fighting games will be returning to the pro circuit, with Tekken 6 exclusively on the PlayStation 3, and the return of the Smash competition with Super Smash Bros. Brawl. These two games will appear in the season opener in Orlando, along with the league's flagship, Halo 3, which will make its third season with the league. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be making its debut on the Online Pro Circuit on Gamebattles for PlayStation 3. Originally, the game was on both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. Due to excessive hacking on the Xbox 360 console via JTAGs, it has been stripped of its "Pro Circuit" branding. Prize payouts will remain the same on both consoles. Playstation 3 players will be eligible to accumulate Pro Points. Those who have enough Pro Points at the end of the 3rd season of the Online Pro Circuit will be eligible to compete live at the MLG Nationals held in Dallas. Those competing on the Xbox 360 will not earn pro points and will have championships held online. On July 30, 2010, it was announced that StarCraft II will be added to the Pro Circuit. It made its official debut at MLG Raleigh.
The 2011 season is set to feature four titles: Halo: Reach, Starcraft 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops and the mid-season addition of League of Legends. Also, something that the MLG Pro Circuit hasn't seen since the 2005, Pool Play. The top 16 team will be seeded in 4 pools of 5 teams, where the 5th team would an undefeated amateur team. The team with the best record throughout pool play will advance to the winner's bracket semi-finals, securing themselves a top 6 finish.
MLG archive, as of January 2011, includes national championship results from 2004 to 2010.
2011 - Providence
2010 - Dallas
|Halo 3 4v4||Final Boss||Status Quo||Instinct||Triggers Down|
|Halo 3 Bic Flex 4 FFA||SuperStr8Sick||Krunchy||Amish Acorns||Phenom|
|Super Smash Bros. Brawl 1v1||Gnes||Tyrant||ESAM||Ally|
|Super Smash Bros. Brawl 2v2||Ally/Lee Martin||Nick Riddle/Shakey||DEHF/Gnes||ESAM/MVD731|
|Tekken 6 1v1||ATL Anakin||GMMA Kor||NYC Fab||ATL Knee|
|Tekken 6 3v3||Anakin/Bronson/Trungy||Holeman/Knee/Nin||Pokchop/ShinBlade/Lil Majin||Crow/Kor/Mr Naps|
|Starcraft 2 1v1||Liquid`Jinro||FnaticMSi.TT1||PainUser||Liquid`Tyler|
|Halo Reach 4v4||WOCH||Hot Shots||UoR Victorious Secret||Darkest Hour|
|Halo Reach Pro FFA||Hysteria||iGotUrPistola||Snip3down||OGRE 2|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 4v4 (PS3)||Influence||Victory Without Sacrifice||HSG Xtravagant||OpTic Gaming|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 4v4 (360)||WOCH||OD Xtravagant||iNF LeveraGe||iNF Art of Xecution|
2012 - NY
2008 - Las Vegas
|Halo 3 4v4||WOCH||Instinct||Carbon||Final Boss|
|Gears of War 4v4||TH3 NSAN3Z||Infinity||FRAG | High Caliber||Dynasty ReTaLiaTioN|
|Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 4v4||MoB RAGE||Iconz||Instill Fear||MoB LoSt CauSe|
|Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 4v4||CA FeaR||EnVyUs||Head Trauma||TBRE|
|World of Warcraft 3v3||Fnatic.Orz||Gravitas Gaming||Pandemic||Got Game West|
2007 - Las Vegas
|Halo 2 4v4||Final Boss||Carbon||Str8 Rippin||FBI The Agency|
|Halo 2 FFA||KGB Soviet||Cloud||Naded||Legit|
|Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 4v4||New Era||Harmony N Havoc||Profe$$ional $kill$||Explicit|
|Gears of War 4v4||Infinity||TH3 NSAN3Z||Vision||LGD Red|
|Shadowrun 4v4||Three Shot Killers||Shoot to Kill||Secret Weapon||UprisinG|
2006 - Las Vegas
|Halo 2 4v4||Carbon||Final Boss||Str8 Rippin||Legendz|
|Halo 2 FFA||Karma||StrongSide||Legit||OGRE 2|
|Super Smash Bros. Melee 1v1||PC Chris||KoreanDJ||Ken||Mew2King|
|Super Smash Bros. Melee 2v2||Ken/Isai||Chudat/ManaCloud||King/Mew2King||Husband/Wife|
2005 - New York City
|Halo 2 4v4||Team 3D||Team Phreaks||Str8 Rippin||XiT Woundz|
|Halo 2 FFA||Karma||StrongSide||OGRE 1||Walshy|
|Super Smash Bros. Melee 1v1||Ken||Azen||ChuDat|
|Super Smash Bros. Melee 2v2||Ken/Isai||Azen/Chillin|
2004 - New York City
|Halo: Combat Evolved 4v4||Team Domination||Filthy Jackalopes||Business Decision||The Dream Team|
|Halo: Combat Evolved 2v2|
|Halo: Combat Evolved FFA||Zyos||OGRE 2||Walshy||Gintron|
|Super Smash Bros. Melee 1v1||Ken|
|Super Smash Bros. Melee 2v2|
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