Scheduled: 16:00 CDT, 5 November 2010 to 16:00 CST, 7 November 2010
Schedule: Passed

Major League Gaming's National Championships are this weekend in Dallas, Texas, and will feature the largest Starcraft 2 tournament thus far outside of Korea.

The event is being streamed live all weekend on MLG's site with commentary by United States of America Sean "Day9" Plott, United States of America Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham, and United States of America JP McDaniel.

MLG DC champion United States of Americasc2_zergGreg "EG.IdrA" Fields will be on hand to defend his title against MLG DC 2nd place finisher United States of Americasc2_terranKyung Hyun "d.SeleCT" Ryooa and a slew of opponents from around the globe. TeamLiquid has sent their entire team to the event including star player Germanysc2_terran/sc2_zergDario "LiquidTLO" Wünsch and Swedes Swedensc2_zergHayder "HayprO" Hussein and Swedensc2_terranJonathan "Jinro" Walsh who have been in Korea for GSL, MLG Raleigh champion and mothership rusher Canadasc2_protossChris "HuK" Loranger, along with Netherlandssc2_zergJos "Ret" de Kroon and United States of Americasc2_protossTyler "NonY" Wasieleski.

Other first-time MLG attendees include fnatic stars IEM North American champion Perusc2_terranJian Carlo "Fenix" Morayra Alejo, and the impressive Taiwansc2_zergYang "Sen" Chia Cheng.

The Americans will look to defend their home turf with Root gaming's strong lineup of United States of Americasc2_terranKevin "qxc" Riley, Canadasc2_protossJonathan "KiWiKaKi" Garneau and Canadasc2_zergPaul-David "SLush" Pagé and EG's United States of Americasc2_zergBryce "Machine" Bates, United States of Americasc2_protossGeoff "iNcontroL" Robinson, and United States of Americasc2_terranJacob "LzGamer" Winstead.

Other notable names to look out for include MLG Raleigh third place finisher Germanysc2_protossGiacomo "Socke" Thüs, GSL participant United States of Americasc2_terranTrevor "TorcH" Housten and YouTube caster United States of America Alex "HDStarcraft" Do.

Links: SC2 Brackets, SC2 Stream