The last Starcraft II premier / major tournament of the year came to a close last weekend, with some amazing action! Here's a quick recap of last week, including a special announcement from the Dank Templars ;)
MEME OF THE WEEK
RAGE RANT OF THE WEEK
Maybe it's the Christmas spirit calming everyone down, but we haven't received any rage rants from our readers last week! We hope this means you are pwning on ladder and have solved all of your Starcraft II problems, including how to deal with Ravengers. We're not gonna lie, the Ravenger, not our favorite unit. We usually don't have a problem dealing with them, but we made this (not exactly accurate) realization when watching Dark (Z) play in the TSL 6 last week: Ravengers are basically siege tanks that are both unsieged and sieged at the same time (as they can bile and attack normally without sieging).
Ravengers should be called Schrodinger's tank.
Ok, we're gonna stop here, before we turn this lack of rage rant into a proper rage rant.
THE DANK TEMPLARS UNIVERSITY
BUSY NERD EDITION: TOP MATCHES OF THE WEEK
Busy week and couldn't catch up on the best Starcraft II matches? No worries - we got you covered.
WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR NEXT WEEK
No major / premier tournament next week, but still some good action to catch! For example, check out the weekly ESL Open Cup #50 on Monday, a Bo11 showmatch between INnoVation (T) and Solar (Z) also on Monday, and the Olimoleague #213 on Tuesday.
Also, we promised last week that we had a major announcement, so here it is: we are launching a new SC2 showmatch series called the Dank Templars - the People's Challenge, where YOU get to choose the participants! Check it out here and vote.
TOURNAMENT RESULTS [SPOILERS]
- TSL6: Dark wins the tournament with a 4-0 ZvZ finals victory over Serral (!!) - what an amazing run Dark had, beating the likes of PartinG (P), Rogue (Z), Reynor (Z), ShoWTimE (P), Maru (T), and ByuN (T). Well deserved!
- ESL Open Cup #49, EU: Lambo (Z) wins his 1st Open Cup (Lambros rejoice!) with a finals victory over souL (T) 3-0
- ESL Open Cup #49, KR: Solar (Z) wins 3-0 over his ESL rival Stats (P)
- ESL Open Cup #49, AM: In another 3-0, Zest (P) takes it over Zoun (P)
That's it for this week nerds. Thanks for reading, and if you wish to support/contribute, you can do so here! Keep raging and keep pwning. And to those who celebrate, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! GLHF!