UEFA Champions League (27 May)
the situation: Binary exclusion
RBLZ Triggers: Umut “RBLZ_Umut” Goltkin
Total prizes: Approx. 262,300 EUR
Call it a sweep! With a dominant win (three games, 17:6 goals) in the previous top-32 round, “RBLZ_Umut” made the first statement of the title. “In that case, he can beat any of the other seven participants,” says Daniel Fair, who will travel to Stockholm with his student on Wednesday.
Quite a few in the FIFA community are talking about a German festival at the Space Arena. Opponents such as Ali “Predator FIFA” Uskoi Rad (SV Werder Bremen), Daniel “Denny 10” Motic (1.FC Heidenheim) and Lorraine-Noah “Snackies” Barch (VFL Bochum) know “RBLZ_Umut” from many league matches Virtual German and others national championships.
The term triple is not very common in esports, but maybe we are the ones coining it.
VBL Grand Final (June 4/5)
the situation: Swiss system + single deletion
RBLZ Triggers: Umut “RBLZ_Umut” Goltkin, Richard “RBLZ_Gaucho10” Hormes
Total prizes: €100,000
About 1,400 kilometers from Stockholm, RBLZ will continue to search for its title. Where: XPOST in Cologne! Will “RBLZ_Umut” and teammate Richard “RBLZ_Gaucho10” Hormes distribute some FIFA packages at the two-day final event at the former Postal Distribution Center? “As the defending champion, you have more and more pressure, but Umut is a player who often performs better in situations like this,” Daniel Weir says of the starting position.
16 players compete against each other in the VBL Grand Final, split between two controllers. After five rounds of the Swiss national team, the top eight players on each podium will advance to the knockout stage. A clash between RBLZ players will only be possible in the Cross Console Final. Says the RBLZ coach, who sees the strongest competitors in Mustafa “fcsp_musti” Cancale and Dylan “DullenMIKE” Neuhausen last year.
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