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
ROgue had an incredible run to make BlizzCon

Rogue’s run to Blizzcon

Every year, the final months before BlizzCon transform into a desperate race for qualifying points.

October 26, 2017

TaeJa, soO and Neeb

This is just a thought experiment. For various reasons, I don’t have Neeb as the GOAT foreigner in StarCraft 2. If you want to see the criteria I use, here it is.

October 18, 2017
Jaedong and Flash will forever be linked to one another.

One more night: a Jaedong story

ESPN reported last month what many suspected, but most willingly refused to accept: Lee “Jaedong” Jae Dong was running out of time.

October 9, 2017

A Choya-Runner story

For those who haven’t, you should read this Runner interview from Andrew.

October 5, 2017
Leenock retired earlier this month

Alma Mater: a Leenock Retrospective

Lee “Leenock” Dong-Nyoung announced his retirement Sept. 14 following the GSL Super Tournament. It was to be his last StarCraft 2 run before entering military service, one last hurrah before it all came to an end.

September 28, 2017
Faker, Wolf, Bengi and Smeb are all up for the esports Hall of Fame in Korea

Faker, Bengi, Wolf and Smeb highlight nominations for esports Hall of Fame in Korea

South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency announced Thursday the esports Hall of Fame ceremony will be held in November, and six players will be honored.

September 28, 2017

Level of Dota 2 at TI7 among the lowest all year

In a blog post, 7ckingmad says that at TI7 you had 15 teams choking and three teams playing good Dota.

September 26, 2017

You can enjoy things that aren’t the best

I’ve seen this thought process take place every once in a while.

September 25, 2017
IdrA is a cautionary tale for Starcraft players -- and any esports pros

The IdrA archetype: How conquering oneself is the key to success

The year was 2011. Twitch was still a niche company and streaming was a niche idea

September 22, 2017