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Title: Giga Liga
Post by: WhiteRqbbit on February 14, 2014, 02:53 PM
Hey all,

I just read about Giga Liga in another thread here, oh boy lovely memories ;)

I tried to remember the finals of the Grand Slams, but even with the help of the net it's not so easy to get that information.
Does anyone remember, or is there any page where it is listed?

Grandslam I (29./30.11.2003):
(WWP) Top3: nakra, ??, ??
Finals: nakra ?:? ??
Prize?

Grandslam II (22.05.2004):
(WWP) Top3: Turan, ??, ??
Finals: Turan ?:? ??
Prize: I think Turan got a PC worth 1000€, but he was complaining that he got the PC just months or a year after his winning

Grandslam III (21.08.2004) @ GamesConvention:
No idea. Was Worms played?!??

Grandslam IV (04.06.2005):
(WA) Top3: nakra, tradacee, medal
Finals: nakra 2:1 tradacee
Prize: 2000€, 1000€, 500€
I know for sure that it was planned to give out 2nd and 3rd prize as hardware like graphic board ect., But somehow they fucked up and decided after the finals, that 2nd and 3rd just get the money. I know that trada was quite happy about that :D

Grandslam V (20./21.08.2005) @ GamesConvention:
(WA) Top3: medal, gonzo, ??
Finals: medal 2:1 gonzo
Prize: 2000€, ??, ??

I think that was the last Grand Slam featering Worms.
Anyone of you can remember and fill in some of the ??.

Cheers  ::)
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Random00 on February 14, 2014, 06:01 PM
Im pretty sure nakra won vs spalding in Grand Slam I. My only source is my memory, though ^^
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Hussar on February 14, 2014, 06:06 PM
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: darKz on February 14, 2014, 07:07 PM

GOOOOOD that brings back memories, seeing Toni and Karol sitting there!! :D
Hi Michael btw (or am I mixing up first names?), I can only really recall the last GS because I was there as a spectator as well. :)

Edit: Okay wtf, I just found this (http://eu.battle.net/wow/de/forum/topic/5208540856), it's a HUGE archive of GIGA TV videos, one of them says "Grand Slam". Too bad I'm not familiar with downloading from one-click-hosters like rapidshare. :(

Edit2: GS V 3rd place was Tweenies.

Edit3: GS IV playoff groups (http://www.giga.de/spiele/warcraft-3-reign-of-chaos/leserartikel/giga-liga-grandslam-iv-die-gruppenphase/page/4/).
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: SPW on February 14, 2014, 07:21 PM
I try to wake up medal, he might have some more information.

One of the best thing was the Fast Challenge button. Few seconds and you got an opponent.

Rabbit, we had minimum 10 battles against eachother. Guess against flatpolak I had to play 30 times..   :D

edit, found a replay from gigaliga 2005 vs JohnMcClane. Oh I love moles ^^
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: TheWalrus on February 19, 2014, 12:57 AM
This was on television in germany?  And people actually watched it?  Awesome.
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: HHC on February 19, 2014, 01:27 AM
 :) Shame worms got removed there, killed whole german online scene  :(

But o well, good memories yeh

"Da ist er wieder, unser freund, der maulwurf!"


Wish they would show pro-gaming on my tv. Although I guess it can be hard to understand games you don't play. It tends to go too fast in most games and you don't really understand whats going on/who's winning and all that..

Goes for gigaliga too I guess. Ropeschemes are much easier to understand. I'm pretty sure people would love to see a good rope match.
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: TheWalrus on February 19, 2014, 01:38 AM
:) Shame worms got removed there, killed whole german online scene  :(

But o well, good memories yeh

"Da ist er wieder, unser freund, der maulwurf!"


Wish they would show pro-gaming on my tv. Although I guess it can be hard to understand games you don't play. It tends to go too fast in most games and you don't really understand whats going on/who's winning and all that..

Goes for gigaliga too I guess. Ropeschemes are much easier to understand. I'm pretty sure people would love to see a good rope match.
Pro gaming has never been able to be popular on tv in USA, even the popular games here like call of duty and halo.  There is a huge USA following of games on twitch though.
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Anubis on February 19, 2014, 08:13 PM
:) Shame worms got removed there, killed whole german online scene  :(

But o well, good memories yeh

"Da ist er wieder, unser freund, der maulwurf!"


Wish they would show pro-gaming on my tv. Although I guess it can be hard to understand games you don't play. It tends to go too fast in most games and you don't really understand whats going on/who's winning and all that..

Goes for gigaliga too I guess. Ropeschemes are much easier to understand. I'm pretty sure people would love to see a good rope match.

If you wanna watch some Progaming I recommend esgn.tv, they cast them every day Mo-Fr, called Fight Night.

http://esgntv.com/tv/main/main.php

And guess what, it's also produced in Germany. :D
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: stepz on February 21, 2014, 03:50 PM
Fun times! :)
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Hussar on February 21, 2014, 05:17 PM
welcome back stepz :)
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: avirex on February 22, 2014, 10:13 PM
stepzzzzz ae puto ;D
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: TheWalrus on February 22, 2014, 10:19 PM
wait stepz and steps are different people?  mind blown
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: stepz on February 22, 2014, 10:43 PM
ae :D

yes StepS is a different person, I dont know why he chose to "copy" my nick :)
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Ryan on February 22, 2014, 11:10 PM
Stepz!
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: SPW on February 23, 2014, 10:07 AM
yo stepz  :)

Dont care the other one. He couldnt know about you.  ;D
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Anubis on February 23, 2014, 06:57 PM
Time to change nickname stepS!
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: StepS on February 23, 2014, 08:03 PM
ae :D

yes StepS is a different person, I dont know why he chose to "copy" my nick :)
I didn't copy your nick, only shortened my old one :)
and welcome back!

yo stepz  :)

Dont care the other one. He couldnt know about you.  ;D
I knew him and even played a few warmers with him :)

Time to change nickname stepS!
you know this isn't like the first case this happens  ;D Remember Carlos and Karlos? Or even, Shadow and Shadow?



On-topic: the show looks very nice, I suppose they used the latest beta update back then?
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Crazy on February 23, 2014, 09:20 PM
Both Stepz and Steps have deserved their nicks!! Especially StepS, think of all he's done to help out in this community.. SPW, you have almost the same nick as MPH, just with a few different letters.. :P Just as Stepz and Steps!!!
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: stepz on February 23, 2014, 10:11 PM
It's all cool anyway, im sure he deserved it :P Just mentioned it, because walrus seemed confused.

Cheers :)
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Statik on February 24, 2014, 07:03 AM
1 letter is still a big difference! Crazy != Crasy :D
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: StepS on February 24, 2014, 08:48 AM
and lettercase!
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Anubis on February 24, 2014, 11:43 AM
1 letter is still a big difference! Crazy != Crasy :D

Or Statik != Static :D
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Statik on February 24, 2014, 12:19 PM
Ye there was a guy Statich from Romania, but some people could not understand a difference even of 2 letters xD
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Sensei on November 30, 2019, 01:01 AM


Just now finding out about this thread. What a gem. Worms on national television!

Btw, that combo @8:30, haha!  8)
Were these ppl some known pros from wormnet or..?
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: HHC on November 30, 2019, 12:51 PM
Were these ppl some known pros from wormnet or..?

Urgh..

Nakra / shark is a fudgin legend

He makes even Avi wet his manpanties
https://www.tus-wa.com/forums/off-topic/o-2103/msg15936/#msg15936
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: skunk3 on December 31, 2019, 09:41 PM
I've never heard of this until now.
Title: Re: Giga Liga
Post by: Sbaffo on January 04, 2020, 04:33 PM
Wot 2000 € prize???