ECS S2 Finals preview

The ECS Season 2 finals are set to kick-off at the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena, where $750,000 will be on the line. We’ll break down the groups and what to expect from each team in the following preview.

ECS will have two groups of four teams play out the stage in GSL format. Qualifying from both North America and Europe via the online season, the top 8 teams will fight for the prize in 3 days with best of one openers and winners’ matches and best of threes in the elimination and decider matches as well as in the playoffs.


Three action packed days are set to kick-off in California

Group A will have four top 10 teams in it, including the ELEAGUE Season 2 finalists, Astralis (#4), and the champions, OpTic (#6), while Group B will have two top 5 teams in it: SK (#2) and Dignitas (#5). Sadly, though, both will be showing up to Anaheim with stand-ins due to different reasons. 

The groups for the tournament are:

Group A Group B
Denmark Astralis  Brazil SK
United States Cloud9 France Envy
Europe FaZe Brazil Immortals
North America OpTic Denmark Dignitas

*all ratings are for LAN in the past three months

Group A

Group A is the more stacked of the two, especially since the two top teams in Group B are coming in with stand-ins. What is undeniable is that the teams in the group are incredibly level per our rankings as well as by looking at recent results. The first opening match of Group A will be a best of one rematch of the ELEAGUE finals, with Astralis facing OpTic, while Cloud9 will go up against FaZe right after.

Some of the most interesting storylines could possibly come out of this group as the outcome of the ELEAGUE final rematch and the FaZe vs. Cloud9 clash could give us a derby between the two top ranked NA teams, OpTic vs. Cloud9. This would also mean Finn "karrigan" Andersen would face his ex-teammates of Astralis. If the matches go the other way, we would still end up with an interesting rematch of the ELEAGUE semifinals between OpTic and FaZe.

The meta game has reached a point in which most teams have learned how to play many maps very well and are using similar strategies and positions, and which map gets played has lost certain relevance in a group like this one—in which the different teams’ map pools match-up so well. With the game now boiling down to who gets the economic advantage first, or which team/player has a better day and hits their peak form at the right moment, expect an all-out brawl between these four teams as any of them could to end up lifting the trophy on Sunday or going home after two measly maps. 

Denmark Astralis (#4)    

Age Rating
Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz 21 1.22
Denmark Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye 18 1.05
Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth 21 1.03
Denmark Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander 21 1.02
Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen 23 1.02

The Danes are coming into the ECS Season 2 finals with very solid results both online and off and with the confidence and renewed energy of having signed a good asset for the team in gla1ve. Astralis are the top seeded team having placed first in ECS’s Season 2 with a ten map winning streak to close out the online portion of the tournament. Not only that, Astralis have also finished top 4 at IEM Oakland and were finalists in Atlanta last weekend at ELEAGUE.

ECS will be the last tournament of the year for the Danes, as the inclusion of gla1ve has not only given instant results, but it has also cemented Astralis’ spot at the ELEAGUE Major in January. With that in mind Astralis will be looking to close the year out with a bang, and with players like Kjaerbye and Xyp9x stepping up as of late that could be a real possibility.


The inclusion of gla1ve has benefitted Kjaerbye

Going into the opening match, Astralis aren’t necessarily favourites against OpTic anymore as was seen just last week. With the ability to ban their weaker maps in Nuke and Cobblestone—which the Danes have repeatedly tried to play to no avail—, the map pool for that match will be one that suits both teams. If Astralis can get revenge and pull off the win against OpTic, they are favoured to make it to the playoffs with the top seed.

With an enviable Train as seen in ELEAGUE where they broke SK’s 17 win streak, strong on Overpass, Dust2, and Mirage, and able to bring it on Cache—a map that could easily come out against OpTic—, Astralis will have a lot of options in the veto against the rest of the teams in the group. 

North America OpTic (#6)    

Age Rating
Spain Oscar "mixwell" Cañellas 21 1.13
United States Tarik "tarik" Celik 20 1.09
Canada Keith "NAF" Markovic 19 1.07
United States William "RUSH" Wierzba 22 1.03
Canada Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz 22 1.02

The American-Canadian-Spanish side are coming into the event in Anaheim as the pristine champions of ELEAGUE’s second season after taking out Astralis in three maps in the finals. OpTic will hopefully have gotten past their big win hangover and come into ECS with the same hunger and motivation they showed last week in Atlanta. Usually seen as an unimposing rag-tag bunch of players who couldn’t quite cut it, the rest of the teams in the field will surely be keeping an eye out on this outfit moving forward.


Time to see if OpTic can keep up good form

Having had mixed results before winning ELEAGUE—champions at Northern Arena – Montreal, and out in groups at DreamHack ZOWIE Open Winter—the North American side’s success arrived when all of the team’s players were able to come together and share the work load. A clear sign of that was the fact that players like RUSH (who won in the end), tarik, and mixwell were all in the running for the MVP award at ELEAGUE before the final, but it was NAF who without a doubt carried the team past the finish line against Astralis.

While OpTic is a team that plays to their strengths, avoiding Train against Astralis in the opener will be unquestionable, especially seeing as they were able to run over the Danes on the two other maps played at the ELEAGUE final. With both teams likely not wanting to play rematches on the three maps played in Atlanta, Dust2 or Cache could suit a duel-based opener. 

United States Cloud9 (#7)    

Age Rating
United States Timothy "autimatic" Ta 20 1.14
United States Jake "Stewie2K" Yip 18 1.05
United States Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert 26 1.03
Canada Mike "shroud" Grzesiek 22 1.03
United States Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham 23 0.99

Considered the top North American team before OpTic’s big win last week, Cloud9 have been struggling to find the form that propelled them to the top when they won the Pro League finals in October. With a 7-8th finish at IEM Oakland and a 5-6th finish at DreamHack Winter—where they beat OpTic in their group’s elimination match—, Cloud9 haven’t quite seemed themselves as of late.

The last time Cloud9 played against FaZe was in the group stages of IEM Oakland, in a Mirage match that the European combine took in overtime. Having a similar map pool as FaZe with maps like Train, Mirage, and Dust2 all at the ready, their opening match will come down to how in form Stewie2K and company are, and who can rip more heads off in any given map.

After a couple shaky tournaments and with the rest of the teams in the group all coming in hot from deep runs at ELEAGUE, Cloud9 are going to have to show their best version in the best of ones and prey the other teams have a bad day if they want to make it out of this stacked group unscathed. 

Europe FaZe (#8)    

Age Rating
Norway Håvard "rain" Nygaard 22 1.09
France Fabien "kioShiMa" Fiey 22 1.06
Finland Aleksi "allu" Jalli 24 1.04
Denmark Philip "aizy" Aistrup 20 1.03
Denmark Finn "karrigan" Andersen 26 0.92

The lowest ranked but by no means visibly worse team in the group is FaZe, last seen upset by OpTic in Atlanta last weekend and denied a spot in the ELEAGUE final. While that was a tough loss for FaZe, the Europeans have gone from being a team that couldn’t make it out of groups before karrigan to a team that has made semifinals at three out of the four events they have played with the Danish in-game leader, who is proving to be an invaluable asset to the team.


FaZe have gone from group exits to several semifinals

While their tactical game has improved, much of this group’s fate will come down to players’ individualities, as that will be the biggest difference maker in a group in which all four teams have similar map pools and for the most part play the more and more ubiquitous “loose” style. This, in the end, will benefit FaZe since playing the aim game has been straight up their alley for a long time.

Group B

Group B is the weaker of the two, and here we could talk about favourites to make it out if it weren’t for the fact that both of the favourites are coming into the tournament with stand-ins. SK due to Lincoln "fnx" Lau being sacked and Dignitas due to Emil "Magisk" Reif having academic priorities. Standing-in while SK find a permanent solution will be the Portuguese veteran Ricardo "fox" Pacheco, while the Danes will bring on the young but already proven Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså, who should at least be able to maintain magisk’s firepower.

The first opening match will pit the two top ranked teams, SK and Dignitas, due to the former being the top team in North America while the latter scraped through a six way tie during the online portion of the tournament. On the other side, the old glory Envy will face Immortals—a team that has been consistently winning smaller tournaments but has so far proved unable to show up at the big events. 

Brazil SK (#2)    

Age Rating
Brazil Marcelo "coldzera" David 22 1.15
Brazil Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo 25 1.11
Brazil Fernando "fer" Alvarenga 25 1.00
Brazil Epitacio "TACO" de Melo 21 0.97
Portugal Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in)  30 1.38

The Brazilian team have recently been marred in controversy surrounding fnx’s departure from the team, but this weekend that fades into the background as the ECS finals will be the first page turned in the team’s next chapter as they will play this event and the following Major with fox in tow. Up to now, despite having found a tournament win to be elusive since their last championship in Cologne, the Brazilian squad have collected three top 4 finishes and have made it to two finals.


fox will be back from his post-FaZe exodus in Anaheim

The team also lost the first place in the ranking due to fnx’s departure, but the four Brazilians and fox should still be a force to be reckoned with in Anaheim. Their closest rivals in the group will also playing a stand-in, so SK can still be considered favourites to take the group if all goes well.

Despite their Train streak being broken by Astralis, just about every sane team should ban it against them, giving the Brazilians an instant one-up in the vetoes and a lot of choices to pull out of their bag of tricks. Unless something disastrous happens, SK will have to show what they are capable of with fox when they’re paired with a Group A team on Sunday. 

Denmark Dignitas (#5)    

Age Rating
Denmark Kristian "k0nfig" Wienecke 19 1.16
Denmark René "cajunb" Borg 26 1.08
Norway Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel 22 0.97
Denmark Mathias "MSL" Lauridsen 22 0.86
Denmark Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså (stand-in)  21 1.18

Walking around the practice rooms two days before the event, Dignitas were diligently training and tuning their game for the opening matches on Friday after already bootcamping in California after ELEAGUE. Having scraped by the six way tie in the online phase, Dignitas will be looking to make the best of the opportunity at hand. A tough call must have been made by the Danes to stay in North America and bring in valde as a stand-in instead of going home when they realized Magisk wouldn’t be able to attend the event, which would have also allowed them to work on their game ahead the Major qualifier next week.

Showing a lot of determination by staying for ECS, the Danes will have a tall order ahead of them in the opener, but making it out of groups should be an obtainable feat if they can mentally reset and shake-off the recent losses at DreamHack Winter and ELEAGUE Season 2. Dignitas lost the last map of their best-of-three series against SK in Atlanta in an incredibly tight thirty rounds, and will be looking to take revenge on the Brazilians in this renewed clash.

Brazil Immortals (#12)    

Age Rating
Brazil Henrique "HEN1" Teles 21 1.08
Brazil Ricardo "boltz" Prass 19 1.07
Brazil João "felps" Vasconcellos 19 1.00
Brazil Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles 21 0.95
Brazil Lucas "steel" Lopes 23 0.95

The second Brazilian team have shown they’re capable of consistently winning the smaller events like the iBP Masters, Americas Minor, or Northern Arena – Toronto, and that they can take the online leagues seriously enough to qualify for the LAN finals.

When it comes down to showing up on the big stage against stiff opposition, though, Immortals have had a hard time breaking that barrier not making it through groups in the second season of ELEAGUE, bombing out of groups in home soil for the Pro League finals, and with a 5-6th finish at IEM Oakland. While the team may have had more time to include steel into the mix, the fact that SK are on the lookout for a new 5th could work to both destabilize the team or make the players in it go that much harder to prove themselves worthy candidates as many things can change in two months.

Their first match against Envy should in theory be their easiest one, so a lot is riding on a good start to the tournament. Immortals don’t quite have the pedigree as the two top teams in the group, so they’ll have to hope for the teams with stand-ins to run into trouble and sneak some upsets if they want to have a shot at the playoffs.

France Envy (#13)    

Age Rating
France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub 21 1.16
France Dan "apEX" Madesclaire 23 1.05
France Vincent "Happy" Schopenhauer 25 0.98
France Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt 22 0.98
France Christophe "SIXER" Xia 25 0.90

Compared to most of the other teams in the fray, Envy have been flying under the radar with losses to OpTic and Dignitas in their ELEAGUE group and to local rivals G2, who are also in a slump of their own, at the Northern Arena – Montreal semifinals.

After parting ways with Timothée "DEVIL" Démolon somewhat indecorously it seems SIXER hasn’t quite been able to step the team’s game up quite yet. Meanwhile, Envy’ biggest hope lies in the kennyS and apEX duo, who have been showing glimpses of their former selves and putting in strong performances. If NBK- and Happy can show up, Envy could look to upset.


kennyS and apEX could help tilt the balance for EnVyUs if in good shape

Luckily for the French team, their opening match will be against Immortals, the only other non-top 10 team in the tournament. If they can win that match and find a way to take advantage of some weaknesses in one of the teams with a stand-in, Envy could beat expectations in Anaheim. If that will actually happen, however, remains to be seen.

The action will kick-off tomorrow at the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena in Southern California as the last standalone tournament of the season gets under way with $750,000 on the line. Check the full schedule out here.

France Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1515
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Brazil Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.20
Maps played:
966
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.12
Brazil Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
852
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.12
Brazil João 'felps' Vasconcellos
João 'felps' Vasconcellos
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
652
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.16
France Vincent 'Happy' Schopenhauer
Vincent 'Happy' Schopenhauer
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1385
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
United States Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1037
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.59
APR:
0.11
France Christophe 'SIXER' Xia
Christophe 'SIXER' Xia
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
512
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.10
France Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1349
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.16
Canada Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
676
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Denmark Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1187
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
United States Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
894
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Denmark René 'cajunb' Borg
René 'cajunb' Borg
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
1336
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
1294
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Brazil Lincoln 'fnx' Lau
Lincoln 'fnx' Lau
Age:
29
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
483
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Denmark Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
1402
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Spain Oscar 'mixwell' Cañellas
Oscar 'mixwell' Cañellas
Age:
23
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
703
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1291
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
874
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Denmark Valdemar 'valde' Bjørn Vangså
Valdemar 'valde' Bjørn Vangså
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
742
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Denmark Emil 'Magisk' Reif
Emil 'Magisk' Reif
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
872
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.15
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
966
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1204
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United States Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
794
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
United States Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1025
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Norway Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel
Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
839
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Brazil Lucas 'steel' Lopes
Lucas 'steel' Lopes
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
843
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Denmark Andreas 'Xyp9x' Højsleth
Andreas 'Xyp9x' Højsleth
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1471
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.17
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
930
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
France Fabien 'kioShiMa' Fiey
Fabien 'kioShiMa' Fiey
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1170
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.15
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1414
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1012
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.59
APR:
0.11
Denmark Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
1419
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.16
Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1003
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1137
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.17
Brazil Henrique 'HEN1' Teles
Henrique 'HEN1' Teles
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
673
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.58
APR:
0.12
Portugal Ricardo 'fox' Pacheco
Ricardo 'fox' Pacheco
Age:
32
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
738
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Brazil Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
672
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Denmark Kristian 'k0nfig' Wienecke
Kristian 'k0nfig' Wienecke
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
937
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Norway Håvard 'rain' Nygaard
Håvard 'rain' Nygaard
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1044
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.15
Brazil Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
868
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.17
France Timothée 'DEVIL' Démolon
Timothée 'DEVIL' Démolon
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
556
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
United States William 'RUSH' Wierzba
William 'RUSH' Wierzba
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
918
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
France Kenny 'kennyS' Schrub
Kenny 'kennyS' Schrub
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
1421
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.11
you will see immortals > sk in this one
2016-12-08 23:14
#16
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
Can't wait to see all the retard Brazilians talk shit about SK
2016-12-08 23:17
#18
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Austria Phil_1337 
Ez sk
2016-12-08 23:17
idd, cuz when they watch the event and find out fox isn't from br he will probably get beheaded on stage
2016-12-08 23:17
Can't wait to see all the retard random no sceners talk shit about OH WAIT
2016-12-09 02:17
#43
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
U need to stop being a retard. This is a forum for fun and Bantz If you think Brazil has a scene you are the fool. Also I live in the US so sorry that you live in a disgusting Country
2016-12-09 02:19
jajajjaja no scener TRIGGERINNOOOOOOO
2016-12-09 02:19
#45
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
Responded in a matter of 21 seconds Jesus Dude Also this is an international website please comment in English Your are such a no life and you water your life on HLTV LOL Good night my Brazilian Friend :D Make sure you replace the cardboard on your roof it's going to rain
2016-12-09 02:23
ayyyyyyy so mad, i'd be mad to be in a CS forum and had no scene feelsbadman jajaja
2016-12-09 02:24
#47
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
K. Even if my flag was legit, at least in Albania they have homes.
2016-12-09 02:25
jajajja, good old "i'm fakeflagging" lul No ppl with a scene ever fakeflags, nt no scener xaxaxaxa
2016-12-09 03:40
#54
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
Ok since you cant read (BR LOGIC) I will repeat Even if my flag was legit, at least in Albania they have homes.
2016-12-09 04:03
#55
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
And i end it at that I wont be reading or replying to anymore of your comments since I lost the recommended amount of brain cells for a year
2016-12-09 04:04
I apologize, please don't stop reading my comments to you. no scener triggered AF xaxaxaxa
2016-12-09 14:19
This is a fórum for fun while you just called brazilians retard, nice. You may be the fucking retard and this Guy is just trolling you, stupid fag
2016-12-09 07:53
#63
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
>Called Brazilians retard Lol nice EDU you got there Mexico of Europe
2016-12-09 07:55
ez for immortals
2016-12-08 23:14
eziest tournament of fox's life
2016-12-09 18:07
#4
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Slovakia itsab8 
wow, great
2016-12-08 23:14
#6
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United States Den422 
n1
2016-12-08 23:14
#7
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United States Lokiir 
nice
2016-12-08 23:14
nice
2016-12-08 23:14
#9
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Canada godSIXER 
gg
2016-12-08 23:14
#10
NiKo | 
Austria Phil_1337 
Ez fox
2016-12-08 23:17
#11
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Switzerland Jubei 
Report all! Nap scripters!!
2016-12-08 23:14
Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in) 30 1.38
2016-12-08 23:15
#13
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United States ldKuKluxKlan 
Nice!
2016-12-08 23:15
ez immortals
2016-12-08 23:15
Fox's 1.38 rating means SK will destroy every1
2016-12-08 23:20
Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in) 30 1.38
2016-12-09 14:05
#25
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Brunei br0ks 
gl fox!
2016-12-08 23:21
Cloud 9 already won a tournament, Astralis should have won ELEAGUE but they didn't and now i can't root 100% for SK or Immortals because i kinda want them to win something, not to mention Envy and Faze struggle. [taco] Life is brutal. [/taco]
2016-12-08 23:24
Why should Astralis have won ELEAGUE?
2016-12-09 10:12
Because they play against OPTIC
2016-12-09 11:56
And they are not better than Optic. Obviously. Astralis is 1-4 against Optic. Honestly Astralis hasn't been good for a while and Optic gets better and better.
2016-12-09 13:36
1-4 with different line ups? how can you say they haven't been good when they beat nip and sk to get to the finals? while optic beat mouse and faze lul. if optic and Astralis switched brackets, optic wouldn't have made it to the finals
2016-12-09 14:31
That's speculation. And you are talking about two matches. Have you seen Astralis lately? Um before those two matches? Not on a level where Optic should not be able to beat them.
2016-12-09 14:48
before those 2 matches? yeah they topped their group at oakland, and then lost by a few rounds on both maps to sk in the semi. optics line up is 2x older than astralis and has had more time to build some chemistry. You cant say astralis is 1-4 when its not even the same lineups.
2016-12-09 18:18
You are talking about like 2 weeks of mixed results. They also got 2-0 by SK. Optic have had much better results over the past months. And if Astralis should have won they would have. But they didn't. Not really much else to say there.
2016-12-09 20:27
I said they lost to sk 2-0, but very closely. again like I said, optic has been a roster longer. and idk how you think Astralis has had mixed results? first lan with new roster they stop their el group which had navi and sk in it. then they get top 3 Oakland, to sk. then finalists at el playoffs, so I don't see anything really mixed.
2016-12-09 22:30
and another top 4 :P
2016-12-10 00:20
oh and has ended sk's like 17 map win streak on train?
2016-12-09 18:19
because i kinda want them to win something Optic deserved, no doubt.
2016-12-09 15:24
Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in) 30 1.38 lul
2016-12-08 23:25
EZ4ENCE
2016-12-08 23:28
#31
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France ponche 
I rarely rooted for SK but I want them to win this tournament with fox. xD
2016-12-08 23:31
#32
ZELIN | 
Portugal spmb 
1.38 ez for lan god, fox
2016-12-08 23:31
#33
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Sweden hudgun 
Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in) 30 1.38 the god iz baCK
2016-12-08 23:33
Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in) 30 1.38 ez for fox
2016-12-08 23:37
#36
paz | 
Sweden daboxD 
mogisb0y was the problem
2016-12-09 00:03
#37
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Estonia BlameS 
why is EnvyUS there? Why are people still treating Apex like he is good?
2016-12-09 00:10
They did this magical thing called "qualifying"
2016-12-09 03:52
Ricardo "fox" Pacheco (stand-in) 30 1.38
2016-12-09 00:18
#39
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
EZ for Denmark DK DK DK
2016-12-09 00:50
1.38 RATING .....okayy...
2016-12-09 02:12
#50
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Brazil xpassw0rd 
Who's facing who
2016-12-09 03:47
Who's facing *whom[?]
2016-12-09 03:53
#53
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Brazil xpassw0rd 
Is it
2016-12-09 03:57
#57
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United States MIKEYB^v^ 
gl c9 and nv
2016-12-09 04:46
we all know this is ez for vp after taking shower: i.imgur.com/cz6AKlQ.jpg
2016-12-09 05:53
I can't wait to see this live! Should be a great tournament
2016-12-09 07:14
NA league teams look stronger than the EU teams. First time a big LAN I have seen that.
2016-12-09 07:42
#65
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Portugal zchnax 
Ez for SK and ez for fox
2016-12-09 08:26
I wish NiP was here instead of Envy.
2016-12-09 08:52
#69
World smib 
yes n1
2016-12-09 09:18
#70
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Turkey tastemycobra 
Group A is tough!
2016-12-09 09:22
#72
felps | 
Germany remind00 
Group B is the weaker of the two, LOL SK > Optic Dig > Astralis Immortals > C9 nV > Faze
2016-12-09 09:49
#87
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Denmark AnchorCS 
First of all Dig (with standin aswell) < astralis 2nd u should compare the strongest teams sk < astralis (fox is shit, and astralis won latest game at least) dig =/< optic (cant tell tbh, prob optic since valde is new, and they havnt pracced him) immortals < faZe nV > C9 dude pls
2016-12-09 13:12
#88
felps | 
Germany remind00 
pls uninstall CS:GO
2016-12-09 13:13
#112
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Denmark AnchorCS 
astralis playing really strong seems like sk not so much dig stronger than expected faze one show/one blow game but astralis was on point that game i mean... mine seems more legit than yours, so maybe the ruski third worlder should cyka uninstall <3
2016-12-10 01:22
NV sucks right now so no. SK and Dig have stand ins and immortals is just average.
2016-12-09 20:32
#73
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Italy AlCapone1925 
shitty format, if you lose 2 bo1 youre eliminated
2016-12-09 09:51
it won't be nice without NiP.. right folks?
2016-12-09 09:51
fox 1.38 rating GODFOX
2016-12-09 10:00
Age: 30 Rating: 1.38 What a god this fox
2016-12-09 10:16
1,38 against what teams?
2016-12-09 15:04
Some world class team at the world championship
2016-12-09 18:30
thx
2016-12-09 23:11
i bet NV wins this because nobody prepped for NV.
2016-12-09 11:35
I would love to see Faze play good and kennyS destroy everyone.
2016-12-09 11:55
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2016-12-09 12:43
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2016-12-09 13:09
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2016-12-09 14:06
#90
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Hungary plummie 
Waiting for brazilians to blame fox when sk looses :D
2016-12-09 13:49
#101
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Denmark regnant 
Lol tier 2 events made by shitty online leagues
2016-12-09 15:56
kjerbye <3 glaive, gays rules!!!! :D_ _ IMMORTALS WIN THIS
2016-12-09 18:29
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