MLG Houston 2005
MLG Houston 2005 was the third event of the 2005 MLG season, taking place at the Sheraton North Houston Hotel in Houston, Texas from March 13-14, 2005. Halo 2 was played in 4v4 and FFA tournaments alongside Super Smash Bros. Melee and Tekken 5.
Following San Francisco, there were a few changes to the top teams. StK remained the same, while Check Six opted to replaced Toxin with Tupac. Str8 Rippin replaced Karma and Synergy with SadPandaEh and BLACKJAK. An entirely new team - Legendz, formed from the free agent crop. StK experienced their first taste of defeat at the event, falling to Check Six 3-2 in the WB Finals, but battled back to win the LB Finals and defeat Check Six 6-3 in the Grand Finals.
- Pool Play
- Double-Elimination, best of 5 series
- Extended Series rule: best of 11 series starting 3-0, 3-1 or 3-2 based on result of previous meeting
A total of $5,000 USD in prize money was awarded.