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Fresh Pots: fnatic vs. mTw train IEM V Euro

By Duncan 'Thorin' Shields
May 26, 2011 15:36


ImageFresh Pots of CS #2 looks at the pivotal map, train, which cost mTw the title and turned the final around for fnatic in the IEM V European Championship.

'Fresh Pots of CS' is a regular video feature in which one of the maps of a famous or important match is broken down, taking key rounds and providing talking points and food for thought. The significance of specific moments and actions on the overall outcome of the game is examined and explained.

In the second edition of 'Fresh Pots of CS' the crucial second map, train, of the DK mTw vs. SE Fnatic series that was the IEM V European Championship final is put under the microscope and broken down.

Had mTw secured the map, which went to double overtime, they'd have been the European Champions. fnatic edged it out and it turned the series in their favour, seeing them continue their astonishing run to a title at their first event with their new lineup.

How did communication and teamplay help SE Delpan pick apart the mTw defense to get his team to overtime? Who made the key plays, positively and negatively, in the crucial last round of the first overtime which ended in a 1v1 which would have given mTw the title if they'd won it? How significant were SE Xizt's big plays in the second overtime in turning the tide for his team?

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