Santiago “Santiago” Pinon is ranked eighth in Super Smash Bros Melee in on the SoCal Power Rankings and was also ranked 42nd overall in the most recent Melee It On Me top 100
Phoenix1 coach Charlie: “Some of the players, since they were on TiP, they’re kind of used to losing. So it doesn’t hit them so hard.”
To the surprise of few (if any), Phoenix1 is at the bottom of the North American League of Legends Championship Series standings through four weeks. The team, which was purchased after the forced sale of Team Impulse in between splits, is winless at 0-8 and has endured some dominant defeats.
Slingshot’s Chase “RedShirtKing” Wassenar had the chance to talk to Flipsid3 captain Andrey “B1ad3” Gorodensky after the semifinals to talk about his team, the roster’s growth and what comes next.
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn had the chance to catch up with Immortals support Adrian “Adrian” Ma after Saturday’s 2-0 win against Team Liquid to talk this split, lessons learned from the spring and how the team stays hungry.
Slingshot’s Chase “RedShirtKing”” Wassenar had the chance to catch up with Echo Fox’s Ryan “fREAKAZOiD” Abadir during the semifinals to talk about Echo Fox, ELEAGUE and the state of North American Counter-Strike.
Slingshot’s Connor “Conito” Smith had the chance to speak with Dabuz about Apex 2016, the competitive landscape and his career going forward.
NRG has not had a good start to the summer split of the North American League Championship Series. At 1-5 through three weeks, NRG is ahead of only Phoenix1 in the standings.
Slingshot’s Connor “Conito” Smith had the chance to speak with Liu about his background, recent placings and plans going forward.