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<3 CPL 2005
Following Vienna Mad Catz, a lot of people were wondering and talking about the low amount of people watching streams and how bad the tournament turned out to be. It wasn't that pitiful since the game has been out for less than a year, and at one point Na`Vi vs VG reached 25K, but the final had about 15K which is disappointing. And GOTV needs a fix.

Anyway, it reminded me about the good ol' days of my childhood watching the CPL tournaments and how big of a deal they were. This thread is not to start a 1.6 vs GO argument since I enjoy(ed) both games and enjoyed a lot 1.5 too (never got the chance to play 1.3 but I hear bhop was fun :P)

I stumbled on this video yesterday and I watched it twice; so many legends on all teams, 64 teams tournament, a huge cash prize, lots of viewers.

(32 replies)
Created 2013-02-26 02:48 by: ws0
9/10 people here didnt play cs back then. Its a damn shame
2013-02-26 02:56:00
yeah man if you look at the rosters from Begrip, NiP, SK you can find so many swedish legends.

Also 3D, Hai and many more were great back then.
2013-02-26 02:58:17
Yeah, I remember the "Asian invasion" during WEG 2005. Lunatic hai, Abit Strike (Chinese), and some other Korean team came dropping bombs from nowhere. CS:GO needs more azn
2013-02-26 03:11:58
project kr
2013-02-26 03:17:27
Yeah thats right. Remember teams like Maven Crew? I think a korean team called Flux was at some WEG also.
2013-02-26 03:18:25
2013-02-26 08:38:58
This movie is so good, really epic, for me the best CS movie ever made. Nothing compare to nowdays.

Post edited 2013-02-26 03:47:59
2013-02-26 03:40:24
Old nightwish + old cs 1.6 = total ownage!
2013-02-26 06:23:42
i just ate a bunch of sushis, and boy, it was delicious
2013-02-26 06:30:05
miss old cs :(((
2013-02-26 06:45:52
winter 2005 was probably the best CPL ever

awesome fragmovie too

2013-02-26 07:19:44
2013-02-26 19:51:08
2013-02-26 22:37:53
I cry remembering the cpl winter 2005 one of my favorite videos that gave me motivation to play CS and now ...
2013-02-26 07:22:04
Same, I was playing casual in netcafes and after watching pro streams I decided to register in caleague ahah good times!
2013-02-26 19:46:03
and alllll that money went to angel munoz xD
2013-02-26 07:32:09
Its funny how 3D didn't managed to win that years CPL, so unfair
2013-02-26 20:01:10
one of the greatest match ever, also the 2009 WCG between fnatic and again. But 3D had a great lineup.
2013-02-26 20:14:48
i miss cs 1.1 T_T
2013-02-26 20:16:37
I miss beta 1.0 ;(
2013-02-26 20:24:16
this is the difference between 1.6 an go. This video has 18 minute and i watched it all over again , but after 5 minutes of watching go i`m bored to dead.A good game is measured by the emotions and exictement that it gives to the players.And cs 1.6 is / was and probably will be the very best.
2013-02-26 20:22:59
2013-02-26 22:05:44
god how easy it was to spray down 3 guys that easily...
2013-02-26 20:35:09
and your point is? how easy it is to tap-hs 5 guys in GO..
2013-02-26 20:45:38
if your opponent is as good as you you can max tap 2-3 guys out
2013-02-26 21:45:13
I know but the same can be said about spraying in 1.6..
2013-02-27 00:02:42
This is probably the best that has ever happened in 1.6

<3 Old SK & CPL

Post edited 2013-02-26 20:37:05
2013-02-26 20:36:47
SK vs 3D @ de_nukemill is my favorite match of all time in CS history. I will never forget this momentum omg so sick game .....
2013-02-26 20:49:08
who cares about cs go
2013-02-26 21:47:44
So much memories...

Oh god, I miss it so much :(

These movies literally burned into my mind:


Post edited 2013-02-26 22:14:44
2013-02-26 22:05:17
I would lie if i would say i didnt dropped any tears while i was watching it.
2013-02-26 22:20:51

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