any format with a loser bracket is trash.
FaZe won the most important match-up.
Yes that is how formats with grand finals work. thats like saying because g2 beat c9 in eleague major group stage they should auto win in quarter finals. NA brain.
My dude that's not how it works. If you lose a series to one team in the beginning of a tournament, not see that team again until you see them in the grand finals, and then beat them for the title, then you have won the event. the other team caught you first, and they didn't finish. Literally the last tournament before a major as well, not a lot of people care about the premier.
FaZe played 2 Bo3s in a row and won where it counted. Cry is free dumbass.
With 4 teams, what format would you wanted? Group stage?
are you mentally challenged?
4 team tourney waste of time
how most tournaments these days happen, in the last blast pro c9 won the same as navi and beat navi, yet didn't make it too the final
everyone knows only final matters for the title, lets not be illogical here.
1954 FIFA World Cup
h2h goals between West Germany vs Hungary
West Germany -6
guess who won the WC?
Cry is absolutely free.
ESL One Cologne
Maps G2 won vs. Na'Vi - 1
Maps Na'Vi won vs. G2 - 0
Stupid format smh
I think tournaments need at least 8 teams to be engaging and interesting in general.
The mods were trash as well.
sounds like a you problem
very stupid format where 1 team have no chance for mistake, and other have....
it should be bo5 with 1:0 advantage for upper bracket team
lmao expected from peanut NA brain
C9 lost legitimately, they choked and fell short during the match that mattered.
You need to win those maps in the final to win lol
This shows how uneducated you guys are :) #NoHateGoToSchool
ELeague has been trash since the Clash for cash : 250.000$ for a single BO3 between Astralis (top 1) and VP (tier 3-4 at the time).
Now tourney without advantage for upper bracket winner, stupid af.
This ELeague thing is aimed at casual TV viewers, not for serious CS fans.
all of you guys are missing the point of the post
cloud9 got no bonus or anything for coming from the winners bracket. Faze and C9 lost the same amount of bo3s but faze still won because of the format. in traditional tournaments formatted like this, there would be 2 bo3s in the grand final to make up for it, but in this case, there wasn't
Dude ikr that's what I said too total bullshit
dude like its not even like a big deal, just relax.