Avoid strength, target weakness, using soO and Rogue as examples

In Group B of BlizzCon over the weekend, we had a group with soO, Rogue, Neeb, and Nerchio. For now I will focus on three particular matchups: Rogue vs Neeb round 1, soO vs Neeb, and Rogue vs Neeb round 2.

October 30, 2017

Canada Cup Throwback

All tournaments for both good and ill are often decided by what games they get.

October 27, 2017

State of fuzz

When you mess up your sleep schedule for 1-2 weeks at a time to watch esports tournaments, there is a strange sort of fuzz that surrounds your thoughts and senses.

October 26, 2017

Thoughts on VP vs. FaZe

Virtus.pro upset FaZe Clan today at EPICENTER.

October 26, 2017

4 events to watch this week

In general, most esports fans have a primary game they like watching. This weekend, however, has a a bunch of big events going on, so here is a list: EPICENTER (CS:GO): They have the best teams in the world fighting it out (the only team not here is C9). ESL One Hamburg (Dota 2): The first Major […]

October 25, 2017

FaZe Clan’s double-edged sword

With EPICENTER going on, I’ve been paying particular attention to FaZe Clan to see any patterns in its play to see what weaknesses there are.

October 25, 2017

Quick thoughts from EPICENTER Day 1

Some things I wanted to point out from Day 1 of EPICENTER. Gambit continues to give FaZe Clan problems. They were responsible for eliminating FaZe early at DreamHack Malmo and on Day 1 almost beat FaZe again. Of note is that olofmeister had a bad day, but on the other hand GuardiaN went full god […]

October 24, 2017

Things to look out for at EPICENTER

I already wrote a preview about EPICENTER, but here are some interesting things to add on to that.

October 24, 2017

Not everybody can be the greatest of all time

I don’t know why this is the case, but every time I analyze and rank players/teams as to how strong I see them, someone thinks I am insulting their entire career. They then assume I have some sort of agenda and must have a bias against a particular player. I don’t know why this is […]

October 23, 2017

If you are a pro player, you can come back from most things

I just wanted to point out that pro esports players have a longer leash than most.

October 23, 2017