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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.
Canada Cup Throwback
All tournaments for both good and ill are often decided by what games they get.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.