Opinion

Chiu on This
A short and regular opinion blast from Stephen Chiu

When you talk about aggressive players, you have to accept that the crazy pushes that win you the game can also lose you the game. It could be bad from a theoretical sense of the game, but so long as it works, you should keep running it. That’s why teams let players like k0nfig, fer or s1mple off the chain, so to speak. They could make theoretically bad plays, but because they’re so good, it doesn’t matter. When they do lose, you take it as an acceptable loss. They may lose rounds, but they win games.

Having said that, some moves they make are too insane, and I think at that point you have to talk to them. This came up in SK/EnVyUs today at ESL New York in a 2-v-1, fer had the bomb on Cobblestone. He decided to take an off angle for a duel with single digit HP. I like the confidence, but at that point, I don’t think he should have taken that duel.

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