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Heroic vs Red Reserve: Esports Betting Analysis @ Starseries & I-League Season 7 EU Qualifier

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The Starseries & I-League tournament returns in 2019 with a bigger prize pool and excitement for the event. It has a prize pool of $500,000 which is a significant improvement over its previous editions. The increase in the prize pool mainly comes from wanting to stay relevant in the CS: GO scene. We will see many top teams participating in the event. The event has a total of sixteen teams. Twelve teams have received a direct invite to the tournament. The remaining four teams come via online qualifiers. Each of the following regions has its own online qualifier and will send one team to the Main event.

  1. North America
  2. European Qualifier
  3. CIS Qualifier
  4. Asian Qualifier

This match is the semifinals of the Starseries & I-League Season 7 European Qualifiers. The winner of this match gets a chance to possibly qualify for the Main event. They still will have to win more matches if they win against their opponents. Heroic and Red reserve play after defeating their opponents with relative comfort in the quarterfinals.

The StarSeries & i-League returns for its 7th Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Season. The tournament will feature an increased prize pool of $500,000 USD. For the seventh season, StarSeries will return to the best-of-three format for the Swiss stage – which StarLadder describes as “the most successful and objective system” – after the previous event used a best-of-one format in the opening stage.

BroadCast Talent

Format

Group Stage:

  • March 30th – April 4th, 2019
  • 16 Team Swiss System Format
  • All matches are Bo3
  • Top 8 Teams proceed to the Playoffs
  • Bottom 8 Teams are eliminated

    Playoffs:
  • April 5th – 7th, 2019
  • Single-Elimination Bracket
  • All matches (excl. the final) are Bo3
  • The Grand Final is Bo5

Heroic

Heroic Roster:

  • MODDII
  • E3tag
  • Friberg
  • Aciilion
  • Mertz

The Danish and Swedish mixture of players makes up the heroic roster. This team has seen the addition of Friberg and Moddii as they make up for a fantastic mixture of Swedish and Danish players.

Mertz is the player who can make or break this team. While they might not crumble if Mertz does not perform to his best. However, when he does put up a big number, Heroic looks exemplary and really strong. The Heroic roster has the talent and the necessary experience to possibly even take down some Tier One teams. But they are woefully inconsistent and that is the biggest reason why they are not yet a Tier one team right now.

Friberg’s presence on the team shows how the team can gel together. They are extremely strong and Friberg always keeps the team’s spirits at a high level. His attitude is the reason why the younger players will come together and try their best to perform really strong.

For Heroic, their map pool is significant opposite that of Red reserve. While Red Red Reserve is good on maps like Cache, Dust 2, Train and Overpass; Heroic’s performance is better on maps such as Inferno and Nuke.

Red Reserve

Red Reserve Roster:

  • Hampus
  • Disco Doplan
  • FreddieB
  • Draken
  • RustY

The Red Reserve team recently lost two members to Fnatic. Although it’s been almost two months since the roster change, they are definitely feeling the impact of the roster change till now. The loss of Brollan and Twist took away considerable firepower from the roster. Their inability to play at the same level if quite evident in their recent matches.

The current roster for Red Reserve still sees a lot of hope. They have likes of Disco Doplan. freddieB, Draken on their team. Many of these players are on the verge of transitioning into becoming the best players for Sweden. As such, it is important for them to assert their dominance in this match and lower tier tournaments.

Draken has already played on top-tier teams such Fantc in the past. His experience and raw skill with the AWP has been crucial to Red Reserve’s performance. They need Draken to make aggressive plays on multiple areas of the map. As such it is important for Draken to set the pace of the series. Without him putting up big numbers or at least putting up the pressure on their opponents, it is important for the team to provide Draken with the space needed to make such plays. However, Draken can be a very inconsistent player. He is very vocal on social media about their opponents, he adds a certain flair to the game. However, his inconsistency does not allow Draken to always put up the same face. He is responsible for his own game and we hope to see him perform really well, especially when it comes to lower tier teams such as their opponents for today.

Now the Red Reserve team is made up of several other members. They succeed cause they have the ability to provide the best synergy amongst themselves. Hampus Poser is the In-Game leader on this team. His role does not receive its due exposure as he is responsible for making the team perform together. Red Reserve’s roster is a symbol of great performance and synergy. Their map pool is very good.

The Red Reserve team is extremely comfortable on maps such as Cache, Dust 2, Train and Overpass. The team’s superior aim comes in effect during the matches on these maps. The open nature of Cache and Dust 2 allows for the team to play to its strengths. On Train and Overpass, Hampus definitely has the bigger role as he is responsible for making some amazing mid-round calls.

Prediction:

Nuke will be a key element of this matchup. The Danish – Swedish mix is very good on Nuke and as such it will be a key veto for Red reserve. They have not much experience when it comes to Nuke. it shows in their past performances. Since every team only gets one veto, we wonder where Red Reserve will decide to veto. They can choose to veto Nuke and then heroic will pick Inferno. Or Red Reserve could decide for the third and final map. Their advantage comes in the map pool and they need to use their superior map pool to their advantage.

However, all is not lost for Heroic as their experience is significantly higher than that of Red reserve. While the players are currently strong on only a few maps, they are not really ignorant or weak on other maps. Over the course of their careers, they have played on almost every map with a huge significance. They are also looking very strong right now, as the core of the roster has been together for quite some time. We recommend a bet on Heroic for this match.

 

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ENCE vs Heroic: Esports Betting Analysis @ Dreamhack Winter 2018

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The Dreamhack open Winter is one of the most prestigious and staple events in the CS: GO Calendar year. Over the years, we have seen the Dreamhack Winter be a CS: GO major for more one time. There are very few tournaments who can claim to such fame and opportunities as Dreamhack Winter.

The current edition of Dreamhack Winter will enable many Tier, two teams, to come together in an attempt to win the trophy. Winning a Dreamhack Winter tournament is not only about the prize pool but also the dignity and the prestige that comes along with it. There are a total of eight teams attending the tournament and we will see them clashing head-on at the Elmia Convention Center in Jönköping, Sweden. Coming to the roots of Dreamhack, they have always helped the growth and development of local talent in CS: GO.

The prize pool for this event is $100,000. The teams will compete in a GSL styled format and the winner takes home a prize money of $50,000.

Format

Group Stage:

  • Two double-elimination (GSL) format groups (4 teams each)
  • Opening & Winners’ matches are Bo1
  • Elimination & Decider matches are Bo3
  • Top two teams from each group advance to the Playoffs

Playoffs:

  • Single-Elimination bracket
  • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool

  • 1st Place: $50,000
  • 2nd Place: $20,000
  • 3rd – 4th Place: $10,000
  • 5th-6th Place: $3000
  • 7th-8th Place: $2000

Heroic

Heroic CS:GO roster:

  • MODDII
  • E3tag
  • Friberg
  • Aciilion
  • Mertz

The Danish roster is undefeated at Dreamhack Winter 2018  so far. With some excellent synergy and a decent map pool, Heroic looks like a formidable team in this tournament. They have played only two matches, but the margin with which they won these matches makes us believe in a strong showing from the Danish team at the tournament. They won their matches against LDLC and Complexity, defeating these teams in under 10 rounds easily.

The Heroic roster is a mixture of Swedish and Danish players, however, these are some of the more experienced players in Europe. They have been playing CS: GO and some of them together for a very long time. Their experience of playing at the top level and alongside/against each other does come in handy when they go against the younger generation.

Moddii is one of the more influential players in the game and his experience as an In-Game Leader does come in handy when it is against the other teams in this tournament. With Friberg and the likes of Acilion on the team, this team represents a lot of talent. However, their map pool is quite limited which does become a big factor when going into this match. They need to find out the right synergy between the best maps and the maps that they think will likely be picked. The team’s chemistry and its presence on the big stage is a matter of concern. They don’t have much LAN playoff experience and we have seen how it can bother the bests players especially in their initial few LANs. Players like Mertz, who are crucial to Heroic’s performance will get an opportunity today against ENCE.

ENCE

ENCE CS:GO Roster:

  • Sergej
  • AleksiB
  • Allu
  • Aerial
  • xSeven

The Finnish roster has shown a resilience not seen in other teams. The team is made up of multiple young players who have a lot of firepower between them. The likes of Sergej, AleksiB have come up in the professional scene via the long route of FPL and a lot of grinding. As such, they know the value of their position here. This team promises a lot and for the most part, they deliver on their promises. The strength of the team lies is a different style of play, which can be attributed to AleksiB, the In-Game Leader of ENCE esports.

The 21-year-old has played on several teams such as Skitlite, ENCORE, HAVU before joining ENCE in this roster. Along with the veteran Allu, AleksiB gains a lot of knowledge and experience when it comes to playing internationally. However, it is his unique approach to the game and the way he manages the players at his disposal which make ENCE a very difficult team to read. However, for ENCE, they do seem like they have a set plan going into the round. The level of execution and synergy between players as they run down the set plan is truly astonishing for a new team.

However, it is not a very rigid system as we have seen Allu take unnecessarily aggressive risks with the AWP. For the most part, it works wonders for ENCE since Allu is a very capable AWP Player. His ability to take a frag and fall back without any consequences ensure that ENCE gains the advantage very early on in the round. However, it can backfire if Allu falls into a pattern and other teams are able to read him. For now, it works and there is no reason for him to change his playstyle.

25-year-old Jani “Aerial” Jussila is a very silent and often inconspicuous player. The young rifler has had high impact kills often opening the round for the team. Especially on the T Side, Aerial is a big force to reckon with. His first shot aim is one of the best in Europe and that makes him a deadly force with the AK47 where a single bullet can result in a kill if it’s on the head.

Overall, ENCE is a well-rounded team, one that can provide us with a lot of exciting plays. The young nature of the team means that they only have a lot to gain and learn from these matches. However, knowing ENCE and seeing how well they can perform [ they won Starseries & I-league Season 6] we think ENCE has a real shot at this match.

Prediction:

The Finnish roster has a unique style of play which can set off Heroic when it comes to certain maps. AleksiB has proven himself to be an able leader, one who is not afraid to take risky decisions when it comes to certain matches. At the same time, Allu adds a unique flavor to the team’s performance. Together they form a formidable duo, capable of taking their own decisions but it often turns out to be the right one.

On the other hand we have Heroic, a team with limited LAN presence on the big stage. However, there is no doubt about the experience and the nerves on this team. With the likes of Friberg, Moddii and Aciilion, they can guide the youngster Mertz and help him develop his individual playstyle.

We recommend a bet on ENCE because they seem to be much more structured and AleksiB presents a very unique style of leadership.

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Faze Clan vs Heroic : Esports Betting Analysis @ Dreamhack Masters Stockholm 2018

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Introduction

Dreamhack Masters Stockholm is Dreamhack’s first flagship tournament in Sweden. The event has been a regular in the CSGO calendar year for several years now. The 2018 version is also a part of the Intel Grand Slam Season 1.  Dreamhack Stockholm 2018’s venue is the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. It has a seating capacity of 16,000 attendees and is primarily an Ice Hockey Venue.

This tournament is the first big event featuring the best teams in Counter-Strike since the player break. It is one of the first steps that the teams need to take en route to the London FaceIT Major. Big names such as Natus Vincere, Astralis, Faze Clan and Mousesports will compete to establish their rankings once more in the global scene.

Dreamhack Masters Stockholm will be a five-day event starting from the 29th of August 2018. It will continue until the 2nd of September 2018. It has a prize pool of $250,000 and will be streamed live on Twitch.

Broadcast Talent

  • Analysts:
  • Reporter:

Format

  • Group Stage: August 29th – 31st, 2018
    • Four double-elimination formats (GSL) Groups (4 teams each)
    • Opening matches are Bo1
    • Winners’, Elimination & Decider matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Playoffs
  • Playoffs: September 1st – 2nd, 2018
    • Single-elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Faze Clan

Faze Clan roster:

  • Rain
  • Karrigan
  • Niko
  • Guardian
  • Olofmeister

Faze Clan is one of the most successful international rosters in the Counter-Strike scene. After repeated attempts to form a strong team comprising of a mixture of players from various nationalities, the current roster for Faze is the best one yet. Comprising of superstars and veterans such as Olofmeister, Guardian and Niko this team has a lot more potential. Despite winning many tournaments, the potential of the team is still unfulfilled. They have a desire to be the best team in the world and are always working towards that.

One of the common factors holding together the team is Karrigan. The player has a lot of experience in holding together a team comprised of superstars. He has moulded several superstars in his Danish past. The biggest problem of an international team is never the skill or the firepower. It is the management of the personnel which often makes or breaks the team. Controlling the egos of top-level players from various teams is a difficult task and there very few In game leaders who can handle this. Karrigan is one such IGL who has proven himself to be up to the task.

Guardian is the Main AWPer on this team. His time on Na’Vi saw him struggle to move the team to become a top tier team. But after repeated failures, Guardian joined   Faze Clan. On this team. He was allowed the flexibility to move and play according to his own desire. Within the confines of Karrigan’s playstyle, Guardian flourished as an AWPer. It will not be a surprise to see Guardian back in form in the upcoming months. His performance as an AWPer sees him make aggressive plays when he is feeling confident. And the more aggressive he gets, the better he always seems to play.

Olofmeister is the X-factor on this roster. Often considered to be the most impactful player on this team, Olofmeister’s absence from the team caused the team to go into a slump. But upon his return, Olofmeister was topping the charts easily. His current form definitely raises hopes for the Faze Clan roster which frankly, looked very weak of late. The team has been suffering from consistency issues and has changed stand-ins multiple times on the team. However, having stand-ins also meant that the other four players needed to adjust to the new player. This severely impacts their game and it is not conducive to see the best performance.

Faze Clan will be matching up against Heroic in their first match for Dreamhack Masters Stockholm. It is a BO1 match and there is always the potential for an upset.

Heroic

Heroic Roster:

  • Modii
  • E3tag
  • Friberg
  • Acilion
  • Mertz

The Heroic roster has always been the second or third best team in the Danish CS: GO scene. Considering the fact that the Danish Counter strike scene is probably the best scene in the world, this puts them always as a very strong team. This current roster has a mixture of players from non-Danish origins as well. The most notable amongst them is Friberg, who has earned a lot of fame from his time on Ninjas in Pyjamas.

But the team belongs to and is led by Moddii, a veteran player from Sweden. The synergy of the IGL with his players is always evident in the way the team executes its strategies. They have a fixed way of executing their strategies and it is usually much more effective on the CT side. Staying true to their Danish origins, this team has a knack for being extremely CT sided. However, that is not to say that they lack originality, Indeed, this team could be called one of the most original teams in the scene. But they do lack firepower. Despite having some good names such as Mertz on the roster, he is an upcoming talent in the young Danish scene; the team has not really put up strong performances.

They lose several crucial duels which at times can result in a big disadvantage for the team. Friberg had a spike in his individual performance during May 2018 but has since fallen down to his normal average rating since then. The veteran player’s consistency, however, is one of the plus points for Heroic as they look to make themselves a stronger team in the near future.

The addition of Mertz to the roster definitely adds much-needed firepower to the team’s abilities. Mertz is one of the few young talents in the Danish region who has repeatedly proven themselves against top teams. Previously on North, he was part of a player swap between the two teams. Obviously, this was more due to incompatibility with the rest of the team as there is no doubt about the player’s individual performance.

Heroic is a strong team in their tier, but they are not one that has been knocking on the doors of top-tier teams. They still have a lot of work to do, and with Mertz, on their roster, we expect to improve a lot.

Prediction :

There is little doubt that Faze Clan is the team favoured to win this match. However, this is a Best of One match and the upset potential is always the highest in Best of One matches. Faze Clan is playing with Olofmeister now. They have had ample time to practice with their player after his break. But the question remains whether the remaining four players can get their act together. The players have been really lacking when it comes to firepower and their ability to execute certain strategies on the roster.

Faze Clan is a contender to become the best team in the world. But they have a tough task ahead of them. With Olofmeister back on the team, it does make their team more strong. However, they have to provide results in order for them to be a strong team once again.

This match is against Heroic, a relatively Tier 2 Danish team. Heroic has improved, especially with the addition of Mertz to the team. Since this is a BO1, the potential for an upset is always there, but realistically speaking this should not happen. Faze Clan should be able to win this match with ease and we recommend a medium sized bet on Faze Clan.

 

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Heroic vs. North CS:GO Esports Betting Analysis @ cs_summit 2

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Introduction

Beyond the Summit returns with its second event of CS:GO’s “cs_summit” tournament. Featuring a relaxing environment and top level competition, the 2nd cs_summit succeeds the major, which saw cs_summit participants Cloud9 win the grand finals after beating the top 4 teams of CS:GO on their way through.

Located in Los Angeles with a $150,000 USD prize pool, the event features an interesting mix of rosters in the foray. While featuring returning teams Ninjas in Pyjamas, Cloud9, and SK Gaming, and Team Liquid, some of these teams make their first appearance as a team or with a new roster.

Liquid themselves have since bolstered with the additions of steel and returning member NAF. Vega Squadron come to the cs_summit as a team that made many eyes turn at the first and second stages of the major, defeating many teams. North completely shuffled their roster, losing the majority of the core lineup and retooling with Kjaerbye from Astralis and mertz from the Academy squad. On the minor side of things, Ninjas in Pyjamas replaced THREAT with pita as the coach. One of the oddities of the event is Torqued, who replace OpTic. Featuring ex-iBP players and Pollo and koosta, they are surely a surprise team to look out for.

With new lineups on display, a relaxing environment to chill to, cs_summit looks to bring back to the nostalgic LAN environment of many gamers watching from home!

Format

credit to Liquipedia

  • Double Elimination Bracket
  • Playoffs only, bo3 matches only
  • Grand Finals will be played with bo5, where upper bracket finalist has 1 map advantage

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Heroic

  • JUGi
  • Snappi
  • MODDII
  • es3tag
  • niko
  • peacemaker (coach)

With RUBINO coming in to presumably pick up in place of es3tag, Heroic are currently in the “fight-or-flight” period of this current roster. This time, it’s all loose with a tint of strategy here and there from Snappi and MODDII, while unleashing the likes of a (possibly) departing es3tag, JUGi, and niko.

JUGi, Denmark’s next rising AWP, is clearly at the top of the cs_summit (Beyond the Summit)

JUGi, time and time again, has proven to be the star of this Heroic squad. Their bo3 upset against Ninjas in Pyjamas and their qualifying run for IEM Katowice is all thanks to his cerebral AWP play. In just the past few weeks, they’ve defeated North, Gambit, BIG, and Ninjas in Pyjamas. Even against Cloud9, when Heroic were at their wits’ end, JUGi’s flashy AWP plays and clutches is what kept them in the game. His performance determines how competitive Heroic are coming into every match, and it showed yet again as he led the fragging board against NInjas in Pyjamas. Even in the past two weeks, he’s helped Heroic defeat North, Gambit, BIG, and Ninjas in Pyjamas.

Of course, that doesn’t mean that the other members of the team should be downplayed, as all the others have their plays of brilliance. But, inconsistency and poor performance is the bane of this lineup, primarily for niko and es3tag. Both of them have great potential, but can’t transfer that into the biggest matches of their careers. But, with the experience of Snappi and MODDII, and bringing in a strict and experienced coach of peacemaker, they may be able to flap their wings and shine once again–maybe except for the potentially leaving es3tag.

 

North

  • MSL
  • aizy
  • mertz
  • valde
  • Kjaerbye
  • ave (coach)

For EsportsBet’s original preview of North, click here.

While some’s expectations (including mine) were downplaying North, the roar of the North can be heard loud and clear. Exploding straight out of the gates, they have provided one of the most tense and exciting bo3s in this tournament.

valde-mort was a tough villain for SK Gaming to overcome (Beyond the Summit)

Against SK Gaming, you’d expect North to have been completely blown out of the waters. Of course, completely demolishing Vega Squadron is no small feat, but defeating SK Gaming may have been too tall of a tasks for the lions of Denmark. That wasn’t the case, as valde powered SK to the brink of defeat, but the efforts of his teammates couldn’t recuperate a win for North. Even then, the map scorelines (13-16, 20-22) tell that North may be looking a lot better from the shuffle than we truly think.

valde is starting to shine as a star on this team, and mertz’ unaccounted aggression makes it hard for teams to truly shut North down. One can tell that the synergy for North at this LAN is way better than the dead-eyed North at the ELEAGUE Major, and that a new breath of life has touched this new lineup. Kjaerbye entrying and clutching, valde’s lurk working to perfection, and MSL’s leadership have all been gathering the pieces together for North. What remains to be a mystery is aizy, whose consistency has risen, but his true place in the team remains to be one in question. Regardless, his ability to support his teammates and frag when needed is something that MSL sees as very important to the core function of North.

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Dreamhack Winter CS:GO: Heroic vs. Natus Vincere (Na`Vi) Betting Analysis, Odds, and Predictions

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Introduction

Dreamhack Winter 2017 is surprisingly one of the smaller events of the year, considering its tenured history in CS:GO. But, unlike most smaller “premier” tournaments, Dreamhack Winter hosts a very interesting mix of teams. Some of who are formerly tier 1, and some who are younger and growing teams that have proved their worth by battling their way through the qualifier. Regardless, each team here align with the stars for each of their goals at this event.

Half of the teams at this event will be looking to suffice for their lost glory by possibly taking the championship at this event, while for the other half, it’s a great learning experience to rematch against formerly faced opposition and grasp the meaning (again) of what it is to play top tier CS:GO. Or, in some cases, a way to get out of their lack of appearances/inactivity within the past few months.

Format

Credit to Liquipedia

  • Group stage
    • Two groups with four teams in each
    • Double elimination group format (GSL) Bo1 and Bo3
    • Top two from each group move on to the playoffs
  • Playoffs
    • Single-Elimination Bracket
    • Bo3 matches

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Heroic

  • JUGi, MODDII, Snappi, niko, es3tag

Heroic have revitalized themselves ever since the addition of peacemaker as a coach. Qualifying for WCA and boasting hopeful wins to finish off their runs in ECS and ESL Pro League’s online leagues, Heroic are looking stronger than ever after having a coach restructure the team from the inside and outside.

Snappi’s IGLing, niko’s explosive fragging, and JUGI’s flashy AWPing are the selling points of Heroic. But, when it comes to playing on LAN against top competition, Heroic always seem to fall apart. The x-factors of their lineup will be MODDII and es3tag, since they are prone to inconsistent performances. Both of them have high skill ceilings, but they have a problem performing at that consistent level.

Regardless, Heroic’s team play and individual level will be up to par against the opponents of their group. It’s still a learning progress for this team to fully develop into a top level team. But, with the addition of peacemaker, their ability to evolve into a top team should be hastened faster with the knowledge and tactical diversity peacemaker can bring to the team. And, with his strict way of coaching, Heroic are sure to be able to fix their mistakes with relative ease and pop off at this event.

Natus Vincere

 

 

  • Zeus, Edward, s1mple, electronic, flamie

The addition of electronic adds firepower that seized did not have Natus Vincere, but does it necessarily resolve the problems of Natus Vincere? Even with the addition of Zeus, Natus Vincere’s strategies, defaults, and play under the helm of Zeus have not improved even after the loss of GuardiaN and seized. Even if s1mple, star AWPer for Natus Vincere, has stressed the fact that the addition of electronic has improved Natus Vincere’s practice ahead of Dreamhack, will it be enough for Natus Vincere to rebound and contest the best?

With the lineup Na`Vi has, it’s undeniable that brute force and slow executes are the way this team flows. This contributes to the facts of Zeus’ past tendencies as an IGL with NaVi and superstar capabilities s1mple, electronic, and flamie possess. While we have yet to see this NaVi lineup truly perform to its expectations, there is no denying that there is so much raw firepower amassed with this roster. It’s only a matter of time as to when the results will come. SO far, they are delegated to the EPL Pro League Relegation Qualifier, and do not have a secured spot in ECS. Their LAN results are yet to be disputed, though.

 

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