CommanderX - This Sunday CyberLeague and Tt eSPORTS are bring you a 1 day invitational cup featuring 7 of the best from Europe (minus an unavailable Epsilon) and Immunity from their boot camp in England getting ready for i52. The bulk of the details, as well as the brackets, are over at TeamFortressTV which is also where the stream will be. Hosted by myself and Ally with DavidTheWin on the camera. This is a great chance to see many of the teams that will be in action and see how they fair just one week before the biggest weekend in TF2′s calendar. The stream will be kicking off at 13:30cest and the first game will start at 14:00cest. Look for the launch of Saloon.tf and news about the release of the i49 Fragumentary as well. Hope to see you there guys, it should be a redonkulous day of TF2.
Massive thanks to Tragicservers.com for providing four servers that will be used by the teams to play their desired matches in this tournament.
Byte — Tonight BFF will play their first official in Season 18, due to rockit wildcarding week 1. The roster looks weird but also talented and experienced. With the likes of kaidus and Zebbosai dictating the game play and quality with Mirelin and Stark adding more +xp bonus to the team, all eyes will be on fl1p (I coming :3) and Knutsson.
Question is, will they be able to bridge the gap of being or playing for top 4 in ETF2L compared to the other members in the team.
Lazy pandas on the other hand have nothing to lose going into this, the fact that they are competing in prem should give them a hope and try attitude. With them already playing their week 1 official vs 4-25 and losing badlands 5-0 and narrowly losing gullywash 4-3, they’ll be looking to steal some points off BFF.
Having the experienced zoob and Hildreth may not be enough to dent or leave a bad taste with BFF.
Byte — Second week into the ETF2L Season 18 and it looks to be an exciting match between these two teams. Very contrasting in terms of team semantics. With rockit forming very late before signs up closed, that cheeky Irishman Admirable decided to tally along and be the veteran medic and guide his team to the playoffs.
rockit are yet to play any games, after they wildcarded their week 1 game versus BFF, playing their debut game as a team in prem tonight should set up the scene very well against the russians.
GGWP.pro who have already played and lost 6-0 against arguably the hardest team in prem this season Epsilon E-sports. While they know it was a long shot to win, I’m sure some of them will be glad they got this game out of the way so the team can build momentum.
Key players to look out for GGWP.pro will be Forsak3n and ShaDoWBurn pairing, after hitler Forsak3n learning after me, and kicked msh, he had a few words to say about how he feels going into this match.
Medic – Admirable
Demoman – WARHURYEAH
Soldiers – hocz and qnx
Scouts – smzii and cookye
Medic – whiteglow
Demoman – gdk
Soldiers – Forsak3n- and ShadowBurn
Scouts – reko and atomic
Join VanillaTV tonight for this enticing game with Byte and e-thug on the mics, and that ever so reliable and dedicated director Arie at 21:10cest, Tune in to win one of 2 copies of torchlight II (1 per map) courtesy of myself, you’ll have to tune in to find out how to claim the game from 21:10cest!
Over on TeamFortressTV it’s Britain, Britain, Britain casting with Jon, CommanderX and Sideshow
Byte — Looking to start off coverage of the ETF2L Season 18 Week 1 game between them super and lovable Swedes Saints, making a debut into prem, the odds are stacked against them, as their opponents are having a second run in prem. The experience and pace of what it takes to compete and make a mark in prem is definitely in favour for skeejs team.
Both teams will be looking to set the standard up and grasp the “easy points” from this game. Smiree, will have his work cut out as a fellow swede Ryb , the master of granary will be looking to dictate the middles and give fenneks that edge and momentum into the second map.
Byte — After hearing the devastating news that a capture the flag map was going to be in the upcoming ETF2L Season 18 league map pool, VanillaTV just had to wake up and smell the death? or breathe of fresh air for TF2- with this map being brought in. Not only that but a cup for those wanting to understand how this map works…
It’s no piece of cake, it requires a great caller who will need to adapt his team and make them understand how “the best offence is the best defence”. Having said that, the group stages have already been played and here are teams still left fighting it out for 1st prize – Tt eSPORTS Pyrrhus Mousepad
4-25 vs ISIS
Phase- vs eGz
K-RNAGE ESPORT vs Hello Kitteh Ninjas!
CPLAY.Tt- vs Corgi
The last place for the quarter final spot was decided yesterday evening between the 3 teams LIETUVA / Corgi / SAFARI. With corgi getting the better of the other teams winning the Golden cap. Here’s how the fixture looks going into the quarter finals:
For more of an incentive to strive and get as far as possible in this cup, Arie has generously donated 30 keys with the prize distrubtion as follows:
Top Bracket runner-up: 12 keys Gold medal Higher Bracket winner: 12 keys Silver medal Higher Bracket runner-up: 6 keys
VanillaTV will be covering the quarter finals, semi-finals and final tonight, with Byte and that Premiership Ambassador Admirable on the mics, with that ever so reliable Arie on stream. All matches from the quarter finals onwards will be played on Tuesday, so join us then from 20cest!