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Krakow Major Groups Round 5

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The Krakow Major group stage is over. The final teams that made it are: Fnatic, Virtus.Pro and Immortals. The eliminated teams were: G2, Cloud 9 and Flipsid3. Among the six teams remaining, the teams I had penned into the playoffs were Fnatic and G2. Fnatic was finally

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Krakow Major Group Stages Round 4

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Stage 4 of the PGL Krakow Major group stage has ended. The three teams eliminated were mouz, Penta and Na’Vi. The three teams that moved on were Astralis, North and SK. I’ll go over my predictions and how the results played out compared to what I

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Dealing with Fer on Mirage

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’m doing a giant research project right now that probably won’t come to fruition until a year for now, but I thought this was interesting to note. In the match between SK and VP at ESL One Cologne, VP seemed to have setups specifically to

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RFRSH announces a tournament

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Richard Lewis said a while ago that the ultimate goal of RFRSH was to run its own tournament. He and many others pointed out the obvious conflict of interest with owning/operating a tournament as well as owning multiple teams (that would likely compete in the tournament). I’ve

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PashaBiceps on goal of soccer match with SK: “I think we want to show people that gamers, esport gamers, are not only lazy bums who only play (on the) computer all day.”

Just what has happened to Virtus.Pro? One minute the Polish powerhouse was a Major runner-up and DreamHack Las Vegas champion, and the next it dropped out of IEM Katowice before the main event, got relegated from the ESL Pro League and ECS and then failed to win any matches at ESL One Cologne.

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The new Major map veto system.

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast News broke today the map ban system for the PGL Major has been changed. Now instead of the map randomizer, they are going to have Team A ban two maps, Team B ban three maps. Then Team A gets to pick the remaining map while

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GRT is the greatest player hater

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast With ESL Cologne ending, the player hater scoring has also ended. At the end, GRT crushed it. The total scores were: GRT: -31 Vince: -40 Messiosso: -46 Turbo: -47 Ollie: -49 stuchiu: -52 Skim: -64 GRT’s team: Rain: -29 JDM: 11 Tarik: -10 Mixwell: -9

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Quarterfinal playoffs of ESL Cologne

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast These are some thoughts I’ve had while watching ESL One Cologne so far. The condition for Natus Vincere to win was to have two of their three stars show up. For whatever reason, this has happened this event with GuardiaN having one of his best events

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Translating the ESL Statement about layoffs

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast’ We received a a statement from ESL about their layoffs. It was way too big, so I’m going to translate it. Here is the original: “ESL is realigning resources and expanding its organization to drive innovation in the esports market, including creating opportunities in original

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About swearing in team comms

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast At the PGL Krakow Major qualifier, a tech pause was called during an Immortals game. The players were apparently warned about swearing. I’m of two minds of this. First, if it’s in the rules that you can’t swear, then fine. Second, I don’t know why that

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