Major League Gaming’s season-opener for the 2007 Boost Mobile Pro Circuit in Charlotte was both massive and a massive success. We pay numeric tribute to the greatness that was Charlotte:

82818

Kills in the Halo 2 Open FFA

78100

Dollars in prize money.

6417

Kills in the Halo 2 Championship FFA

5400

John Q. Hammons Drive



Walshy takes home a cool $5200 for the weekend’s efforts, and looks good doing it


5200

Dollars earned by Final Boss captain Walshy

5134

Hours of Halo 2 played

3424

High-fives Given

2000

Feet of Crossover Cables

976

Free-For-All Competitors



High-fiving: the longest standing tradition in competitive gaming


788

Hours of Rainbow Six: Vegas played

624

Slices of pizza consumed by Major League Gaming Staff

461

Team matches played (Halo 2 and Rainbow Six)

328

Chairs at the stations

200

Televisions

184

Open Bracket Halo 2 teams

144

Days of anticipation



Televisions. Lots and lots of televisions.


140

Rainbow Six: Vegas competitors

121

Coaches

120

Tables

111

Articles posted on mlgpro.com

82

Kills by Samurai in a Free-For-All Match, an MLG record



A constant vice-like grip is the best way to keep controllers from disappearing into the vortex


68

Kills by Legit in the Championship Free-For-All Finals

59

Lost green S-Size controllers

56

New professional gamers

52

Percent of tournament entrants who predicted Final Boss to take the title

41

Station routers

38

New fans for Str8 Rippin’s coach, Lammie



A real class act, Str8 Rippin coach Lammie rolled into town sporting a blazer


25

Event referees for Halo 2 and Rainbow Six: Vegas

23

Hours worked on Saturday by Synide

21

Upsets in the Halo 4v4 Championship Brackets

20

5K’s seed, which they rode to a fourth-place finish

19

Type Z’s seed, eventual 9th-place squad



Upset City was the name of the game


18

Anti-Matter’s seed, which they took to a 12th-place finish

17

Cries of “It’s called teamwork, Hotshy!”

16

Number of Teams in the Top 16 who had coaches

15

Cans of Red Bull consumed by Puckett

12

League Ops Members baited into a hole by the smell of raw meat

11

Gametypes per title




9th-seeded FBI The Agency storm to a third place finish


10

“Minutes remaining…”

9

FBI The Agency’s seed, which they took to a stunning third-place finish

8

New Professional Halo 2 Free-For-All Players

7

Hours slept by the entire MLG Content staff during the weekend

6

Teams defeated by Final Boss

5

Consecutive Games won by Carbon to reach the Championship Match

4

New teams in Halo 2’s Top 8

3

Days of unbeatable action

2

Stellar tournament titles

1

Only one MLG



There’s only one


0

Kills by Ryu against TDT in Battle Creek CTF

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