Scheduled: 20:15 GMT, 17 November 2009 to 21:45 GMT, 17 November 2009
As I'm playing for derailed instead of k1ck in the EMS I am able to bring you guys this great match-up in week 2 of the EMS5 TDM:
K1ck eSports vs LowLandLions (Bet / Match details)The Lineups:
K1ck eSports: eden, abso, GaRpY, zsx
LowLandLions: draven, forever, dem0n, Q50, rax
This game is going to literally come down to the amount of TDM both teams have played in the last month or so, with both teams being almost as inactive as each other in Team Death Match, I am going to look deeper into the factors that will effect this game’s outcome as best I can.. The most important point to mention is that both teams have strong hit scan aimers.
“In order to keep up with these guys (and myself :D), you are going to have to be hitting no less than 40% machine gun (and that's before you actually pick up a weapon, so probably 25% of your time). A tip for you new quake players would be to play a couple of hours FFA a day, just running around with a machine gun to get to this sort of standard! “
In this match-up, I would put money on k1ck just slightly over edging the Lions when it comes to individual death-matching ability. draven and rax would be more than capable to hold their own but I feel that the other 3 Lions will struggle against abso, zsx and eden. Players such as GaRpY from the k1ck side and dem0n from the Lions are putting more hours into quake, especially duel, and they could prove to be strong individuals, but I personally (in no disrespect) do not yet believe they are at the top of their potential games.
Thus map aim will be especially important and as such, the Lions are going to have to outsmart them tactically in order to make full use of the easy shots (such as pixel point rails, getting to quad early to hit the first rocket etc to prevent over-cessing and just well, death!)
My prediction is that DM6, DM7 & DM14 will be played as both teams have some confident players from a Quake 3 background (at one point or another), and judging by “QL activeness”, new maps to the competitive scene such as DM20 & CA2 will not have at all been considered, or played enough by either side.
K1ck: 2 – 1 :LLL
Links: EMS5 QL - #lvl^, #esl.quakelive
** UPDATE **
k1ck win 2-0 on dm6 and dm14, vods online at www.levelupyourgame.net > click on-demand on go through quake live > esl > major series filters
Edited by nVc at 13:38 GMT, 19 November 2009 - 10265 Hits