Carmac and fnatic talks Intel Extreme Masters at Live on 3
This week we have a double episode of Live on 3 (Lo3) with djWHEAT and Slasher coming up. Tune in on Wednesday, March 18th and Thursday, March 19th at 7 PM EST/1 AM CET (early Thursday morning and Friday morning for Europeans).
Special guests for Wednesday night's show include Patrik "cArn" Sättermon and Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund of ESL CS champions fnatic, who will talk about their title run after an up and down season.
The show will have a very special guest for Thursday night's show as ESL's new product manager and longtime eSports journalist Michal "Carmac" Blicharz will join them for an extended period of time. There, they'll talk with Carmac about his new job at ESL and how he plans to push ESL's products to fans, the ESL finals, what's in store for the next season of the Extreme Masters, and his thoughts on all of this week's topics.
Continental Finals Europe & Global Finals in rerun
In the usual manner, ESL TV has uploaded all their VoD's from the Continental Finals Europe and Global Finals on their page. Here is the collection of all matches. Follow the matches over and over again!
Pixel.tv with extensive movie from the Global Finals
Pixel.tv visited the Continental Finals Europe and Global Finals at CeBIT to make an extensive video covering the whole event. In the video, some interviews are embed, with among others, Carmac, GeT_RiGhT and TwAizZ.
fnatic can now call themselves world champions after a great grand final against MeetYourMakers. With a score of 13:2 halfway through the match, fnatic looked overwhelming. MeetYourMakers managed to wreck some havoc, though, as fnatic barely climbs over the finish line to claim the $50,000 that comes with the first place.
Continental Finals Europe winners mTw are eliminated. First loss came against fnatic in the winner bracket final, and just now they also lost the consolation final against MeetYourMakers with the very neat score 14:16.
The grand final will be played in a moment. This is what we have been waiting for; who's the best Counter-Strike team in the world - fnatic or MeetYourMakers?
H O N claims the victory and titles as world champions
The very final game of the World of WarCraft tournament is over, and H O N claimed the victory over SK-Gaming to title themselves world champions of World of WarCraft!
The score in the grand final ended at 3:2, 3:2, and the highlight of the game and the tournament came when H O N was down in a 1 versus 2 position, and turning it back to his favor by out of no where kill one of his opponents.
H O N gets their revenge against aAa, all Korean grand final
H O N got their revenge against French aAa nawaK for kicking them down to loser bracket. The consolation final was just played between the two, and this time it was the Koreans that performed the better, and won 3 against 1.
This means that we will have an all Korean grand final between SK-Gaming and H O N. This match will be played on ESL TV 11.45 CET.
First game of the day over when SK-Gaming easily take down aAa nawaK with a 3:0 score. The Frenchmen will now be up against H O N in the loser bracket final, where the winner will advance in to the grand final, where obviously SK-Gaming now is waiting.
The loser bracket round two match was just finished, when MeetYourMakers crushed SK-Gaming with 16:4. The Poles will now go up against the team that they just previously lost against, mTw. The winner in that match will then go on and head up against fnatic in the Grand Final.
The World of WarCraft tournament proceeds as both the winner and loser bracket round one is over. aAa nawaK managed to take down H O N, but the Korean replayed by taking down SK-Gaming in the loser bracket.
mTw, can be titled as the team of this tournament, has gone down against the Swedes in fnatic with quite a convincing score. 16:5 and mTw is kicked down to the loser bracket, while fnatic went in to the grand final.
In loser bracket round one, SK-Gaming and MeetYourMakers currently face each other to see who will go up against the Danes. Stay tuned for the result!