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EG vs TNC UB1 bo3
 

whiskeystrike

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Whew, some of the matchmaking on the alternative modes is super bad.

You get crusaders and divines matched against each other, even without any parties being made.
 
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ESL BIRMINGHAM May 28-Jun 2
wiki: https://liquipedia.net/dota2/ESL_One/Birmingham/2019

format: two groups of six RR (bottom 2 in each group eliminated) Bo2 into Bo3 double elimination playoffs with Bo5 Grand Final

strim: https://www.twitch.tv/esl_dota2

Today three LB Bo3 eliminations


LB1 Bo3 (elimination)
1. Liquid vs Gambit

2. Secret vs og

LB2 Bo3 (elimination)
3. Winner 1 vs VG
 
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MrLuchador

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I went up a tier yesterday, and I hate it. It's full of people with ideas above their station. They all play like they're pro, but have no concept of teamwork at all. The low tier I was in was great, as everyone knew they were poor and would at least try to play together to make up for it.
 
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I went up a tier yesterday, and I hate it. It's full of people with ideas above their station. They all play like they're pro, but have no concept of teamwork at all. The low tier I was in was great, as everyone knew they were poor and would at least try to play together to make up for it.
Yeah it's much harder to finish those BP quests in higher mmrs
 

MrLuchador

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Yeah it sucks. Support trying to grab last hits all the time. Mids trying to silly ganks at the expense of their own tower. I don't want to throw games to drop back down a tier, as I don't want to be that guy, but man I miss the old scrub tier :(

As a point, I always tell my supports they can grab the ranged creeps to keep their gold ticking over for wards and items.
 

scarybore

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Oct 27, 2017
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Disappointed but not surprised, OG have an awful record against all the lower bracket teams. Piss poor tournament for Ana in particular, had some embarrassing deaths that were real head scratchers. Feels like OG want to take towers quickly and will run into a wall to do so, and give up any advantage they might of had in the process, Secret easily capitalised on that and played better in general.

All about confirming their TI spot at the next major now, should be able to do it but ya never know.
 

scarybore

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Oct 27, 2017
383
Great results today for Gambit, nice to see FNG having a solid team again, just wish he had his hair back. :p
 

MrLuchador

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Sven is such a strange hero. I think it's just one of those picks where I'm no good with them, I can't get the farm in. I am trying him in offlane though, early game is tough.
 

Bhonar

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Oct 31, 2017
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Disappointed but not surprised, OG have an awful record against all the lower bracket teams. Piss poor tournament for Ana in particular, had some embarrassing deaths that were real head scratchers. Feels like OG want to take towers quickly and will run into a wall to do so, and give up any advantage they might of had in the process, Secret easily capitalised on that and played better in general.

All about confirming their TI spot at the next major now, should be able to do it but ya never know.
I expect better results at the major from OG.
I mean it's not like Secret is a chump team...??

They have very clearly been the best overall team this entire season. Just because they went down to the lower bracket doesn't instantly make Secret bad

Secret was still the clear favorites against OG
 
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ESL BIRMINGHAM May 28-Jun 2
wiki: https://liquipedia.net/dota2/ESL_One/Birmingham/2019

format: two groups of six RR (bottom 2 in each group eliminated) Bo2 into Bo3 double elimination playoffs with Bo5 Grand Final

strim: https://www.twitch.tv/esl_dota2

pickban
sven 83% (win rate) 15/18 (win/pick) 39 (ban)
aa 80% 8/10 17
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io 50% 4/8 64
chen 69% 9/13 57
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medusa 17% 1/6 19
pl 14% 1-7 1

Today two LB Bo3 eliminations and one UB Bo3 final

LB2 Bo3 (Elimination)
1. Secret vs tnc

UB Final Bo3 (Winner to Grand Final)
2. lgd vd eg

LB3 Bo3 (Elimination)
3. Winner 1 vs Gambit
 
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ESL BIRMINGHAM May 28-Jun 2

wiki: https://liquipedia.net/dota2/ESL_One/Birmingham/2019

format: two groups of six RR (bottom 2 in each group eliminated) Bo2 into Bo3 double elimination playoffs with Bo5 Grand Final

strim: https://www.twitch.tv/esl_dota2

VOD highlights: https://www.youtube.com/user/noobfromua/videos?view=0&sort=dd&flow=grid

pickban: https://www.dotabuff.com/esports/leagues/10725-esl-one-birmingham-2019-powered-by-intel/picks

cw 85% (win rate) 12/14 (win/pick) 10 (ban)
aa 73% 8/11 11
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nyx 50% 20/38 64
morphling 39% 13/33 68
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oracle 38% 4/11 55
mk 36% 8/21 30

Today two one LB Final Bo3 elimination and one Bo5 Grand Final

LB Final Bo3 (Elimination)
1. Secret vs LGD

Bo5 Grand Final
2. EG vs Winner 1