• 1 Nov 2010, 17:25 • News
Some decisive matches of the ESL Major Series Group Stage took place yesterday. We already know half of the final stage teams and what is more interesting the seeding! What is up in the groups and an interesting interview with Aero Robaciek can be found below!
The Group Stage
Things are decided here! A loss against Giants could not stop Aero from reaching the Final Stage.
The 4:2 win over e-wave saved the 2nd rank. Final group standing:
1) Giants.et will face Group D 2
2) Aero Gaming will face Group D1
4) Highbot (removed from the tournament)
Group A Rankings
all still possible here, even though the chances for some teams are quite low
Impact Gaming vs. blurred vision
Impact Gaming vs. RAGE-Gaming EMS ET
Gamerz Connexion vs. blurred vision
Group B Rankings
Things are decided here as well!
Just the 3rd place has to be determined in the last match where stronger than hate will face Fourvisions Enemy Territory
1) OVERLOAd gaming will face Group B2
2) Most Valuable Pl4yers will face Group B1
stronger than hate vs. Fourvisions Enemy Territory
Group C Rankings
Similar to Group B, nothing is decided here yet!
SQUAD.EE vs. Team Dignitas
ESL Winners vs. 1stCav ET
Group D Rankings
We still have no updates regarding the six wild carded matches. All we know is: Six matches will take place this week and they will determine the last four teams joining the play offs!
In the meanwhile we present you an interesting interview with Aero Gaming's Enemy Territory team manager
Due to energy-WAVE ET losing 0:4 vs Giants.et and the removal of HIGHBOT 2k10 your team just qualified for the EMS Final Stage yesterday. Is the minimal aim reached?
Robaciek: Well the minimal aim was...Full answer
You also lost vs Giants.et yesterday. In your statement you predicted a 4:2 in favour of Aero Gaming. What went wrong and lead to that 0:4 loss?
Robaciek: To be honest this 4:2 prediction was made only so I don't sound cocky, game could've been won 4:0. essah admitted that.. Full answer
As 2nd from group A you will face group D's winning team. Theoretical you can face three teams. Who do you think will be that team?
Robaciek: Group D was definitely the strongest one in whole groupstage and ...Full answer
If that will be the match, what can we expect?
Robaciek: We can promise our fans (shoutout to Goku, our biggest fanboy) that...Full answer
The 2nd group where nearly everything is still possible is Group B. Who will make it into the play offs and why?
Robaciek: My answer won't be surprising: Epsilon aka Impact Gaming and...Full answer
Let's go over to Group C, where the things are decided. Any surprises there?
Robaciek: Two big surprises there: that OVERLOAd gaming won against Most Valuable Pl4yers...Full answer
What about your team's performance in general? Satisfying? What can be improved?
Robaciek: In general almost everything can be improved. I'm not fully satisfied as we could have won the group. I think what....Full answer
It might be a little bit early in the ongoing tournament but tell me your top 3 prediction.
Robaciek: 1) Impact Gaming ....Full answer