ESEA Open Predictions Week 3
INSIDER ESPORTS - Dale Parducci gives his predictions for some of the bigger matches in ESEA Open this week.
Welcome to the first week of ESEA CSS Open Predictions. This week will mark the third week of league play; teams are scheduled to play their matches by February 27th on de_cpl_mill. In my eyes, every match is important to watch and detrimental to the growth of ESEA but we will showcase a few matches that shouldn’t be missed.
The inaugural season of ESEA’s new league for CS: Source has pulled in a large number of players and teams from all over the community, but the caliber of the teams is outstanding.
Combine (2-0) vs. k2 (2-0)
Both of these teams are coming into the third week of the season with perfect records. Combine may also be known by some as Deadbolt; they’ve been playing together for quite a time so chemistry shouldn’t be a factor. They made haste of their recent matches, trampling both teams with a score of 16-0. k2 on the other hand has played with each other in CAL-Main and recently placed 3rd in CEVO-Amateur. This match will be close with both teams taking advantage of the slightly unbalanced aspects of this map, but combine will take it.
PTW: triq` of Combine.
Team Dynamic (2-0) vs. Stormakt (2-0)
We should be grateful that these two teams have been scheduled to play each other so early in the season. Dynamic is coming into this season like a bull, already with a blowout over the newly acquired Frag Dominant. Stormakt hasn’t had as hard of a schedule but is proving to be a team that will do damage in any league. They are 5-3 in CAL-Invite and made it to the grand finals in the CEVO Alienware Tournament. Since both of these teams can frag their rears off it will solely come down to strats and experience. This match will be an extremely close match, but Dynamic will pull it off.
PTW: adreN of Dynamic.
No-Namers (2-0) vs. Junks Money Crew (2-0)
PTW: CronuS of n2.