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Shockz    Mindfreak
Sometimes your best isn't good enough, and this turned out to be the case for Shockz, as despite getting an overall KD of 89/80, he wasn't able to stop Splyce from getting a 3-1 victory against Mindfreak during Day 2 of the Group Red games of the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Shockz was a solid player for Mindfreak during Day 2 against Splyce, as during each game he scored a decent, positive KD but even that wasn't enough to stop the European juggernauts from flattening Mindfreak in a 3-1 victory. Shockz started promisingly enough with a 24/20 KD during Round 1 Hardpoint and there was even hope of an overall victory against Splyce during Round 2 Search & Destroy, the one round Mindfreak won. There, Shockz scored an even 9/9 KD and a bomb plant. Shockz was still the best player on Mindfreak as Splyce steamrolled them during Round 3 Uplink. He was able to notch the only positive KD of his team that round with 27/22 and put the only point of Mindfreak on the board. Ultimately, he would end the series in Round 4 Hardpoint with an even 29/29 KD, which again wasn't enough to slow down Splyce at all.
Excite    Mindfreak
Excite had a seesaw performance as Mindfreak took on Splyce during Day 2 of Group Red of the CWL Global Pro League, and this inconsistency didn't help Mindfreak at all, with his overall KD of 88/85 unable to slow down Splyce from claiming victory against Mindfreak 3-1.

RotoWire Analysis

Excite's game performance was all over the place when pitted against Splyce, as he started out promising enough during Round 1 Hardpoint with a 27/22 KD and just over a minute of objective control time, the best of his team. Excite would then break even with a 7/7 KD during Round 2 Search & Destroy. His performance would bottom out this series, however, during Round 3 Uplink, where he'd go negative with a KD of 17/26, unable to put any points upon the board. Excite would bounce back during Round 4 Hardpoint chalking up an impressive 37/30 KD, but it was too little, too late to stop Splyce from winning against Mindfreak 3-1.
Fighta    Mindfreak
As Mindfreak took on Splyce during Day 2 of Group Red of the CWL Global Pro League, Fighta's strength was clearly in the Search & Destroy game mode, but Search & Destroy alone wasn't enough to stop Splyce from claiming victory over Mindfreak 3-1.

RotoWire Analysis

Fighta would get a poor start to the series against Splyce as he went negative during Round 1 Hardpoint with a KD of 16/23. He would get his chance in the spotlight, however, during Round 2 Search & Destroy as he'd perform the best out of his team with a 9/6 KD and two bomb plants, helping Mindfreak win the only round they could against Splyce. After Round 2, though, Fighta would again go negative during Round 3 Uplink with a 24/28 KD, and ultimately peter out with a barely positive 32/31 KD during Round 4 Hardpoint, unable to help Mindfreak stop Splyce's 3-1 victory.
BuZZO    Mindfreak
BuZZO was freaked out by Splyce during Day 2 of Group Red of the CWL Global Pro League, because he consistently underperformed behind the rest of his team, only getting an overall KD of 62/76 as Splyce dominated Mindfreak in a 3-1 victory.

RotoWire Analysis

BuZZO was clearly the weakest link on Mindfreak during their Day 2 match against Splyce, consistently getting the worst KD scores of his team even when they were doing well. BuZZO started off with an abysmal KD of 11/21 for Round 1 Hardpoint, not even getting thirty seconds of control time on the board. Even when Mindfreak won Round 2 Search & Destroy, BuZZO lagged behind the rest of his team with a 6/8 KD. BuZZO would improve slightly during Round 3 Uplink, getting an 18/20 KD, but that slight improvement did not last, as during Round 4 Hardpoint BuZZO would again trail his team, barely breaking even with a 27/27 KD and being completely helpless against Splyce's relentless assault.
John    Team EnVyUs
John found a way to take center-stage with a 65/58 KD in a 3-0 sweep against Splyce on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

John managed the impossible and took first place seed of Group Red. All he had to do was sweep Splyce 3-0. The victory began at Round 1 Hardpoint on Throwback thanks to John taking a fast, close-ranged approach to the game. Splyce, who normally all play assault rifles, were overwhelmed by a constant blitz. Throwback favored this tight tactic thanks to points like Barn, Bike Path and Baseball. Even when John wasn't winning his fights, he made sure to at least be on the hill to challenge them. One of the better plays from John came on the third Bike Path where he and Splyce's Jurd both contested the point. Neither player wanted to feed a single ounce of time to the other so both danced around the point. Luckily, John was able to hold the favorable spawns going into the Baseball rotations by holding Bike Path from Jurd. John closed Round 3 Uplink with a 23/21 KD.
SlasheR    Team EnVyUs
SlasheR worked with his team to clutch a win over Splyce with a 68/65 KD on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Everyone on Team EnVyUs was firing at an 110% except for SlasheR, who fired at a 100 percent. The series was won by bare margins with SlasheR there to close those gaps. Round 1 Hardpoint on Throwback was interesting and fast-paced game with SlasheR playing for every points as if they were the last one. Barn and Baseball Hardpoint were brutal affairs where SlasheR rushed Splyce's ranks with close-ranged assault rifles. At almost every moment, SlasheR was attempting to contest. However, his best map was Round 3 Uplink on Precinct. Working with JKap and Apathy, SlasheR was fast to rally dunks after only a handful of picks. SlasheR closed Round 3 Uplink with a 28/20 KD, two dunks and a throw.
JKap    Team EnVyUs
JKap tried some new tactics with a 71/55 KD in a brutal win against Splyce on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

JKap set the pace of the game and it was a fast and bloody affair. Round 1 Hardpoint on Throwback saw JKap blitzing Splyce by rushing hills. While Splyce tried to stall for points, JKap and John were more successful at finding the kills to clear Hardpoints. Then Round 2 Serach & Destroy saw JKap continue his scrappy playing with some bold flanks. Surprisingly, the flanks worked on the new Search & Destroy map as JKap was able to hit their blind spots every time, such as in Game 5 and Game 9. JKap then played one of his best rounds, Round 3 Uplink on Precinct. A master of drone control, he was able to keep the ball away from Splyce several times. He even performed some fancy wall-runs above tickets to score a dunk and a 26/19 KD.
Apathy    Team EnVyUs
Apathy brought his all with a 75/61 KD in a sweep against Splyce on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Somehow, Apathy was able to pull of a 3-0 sweep on Splyce. While Apathy was a key player in this victory, it was the support of his team that helped him to reach those heights. Rounds like Round 2 Search & Destroy on Breakout and Round 3 Uplink on Precinct were Apathy's win. Breakout is a map that European teams are notoriously bad on and Apathy used that to his advantage. Game 11 saw Apathy clutch the round with a four man sweep thanks to his Reactive Armor Payload and his SMG in the close-quarters of Bomb A. Splyce practically fed him kills. Then, Round 3 Uplink saw Apathy clutch the game with a seven killstreak that allowed JKap and John to rally dunks. Apathy closed with a 33/23 KD and a throw.
Zer0    Splyce
Zer0 loses his cool with a 56/72 KD in a devastating loss to Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Zer0 only needed one map win to place into the first seed of Group Red. Instead, Zer0 left the game lobby during Round 3 Uplink out of frustration. The maps were close, but a brew of misplays and poor shots saw Zer0 choke first place. Round 1 Hardpoint and Round 3 Uplink, both respawn rounds that Zer0 normally sweeps in, were awkward loses. Team EnVyUs played fast and loose with the map, forcing the somewhat rigid Zer0 to adapt to a scrappy game. Fights were up-close and personal with both sides trying to deny every point. Zer0, who play long-range and calculated, was caught off-guard by the overwhelming flood of Team EnVyUS players. Zer0 closed Round 3 Uplink with an 18/27 KD.
MadCat    Splyce
MadCat loses first seed placement with a 63/70 KD against Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

It was a flashback to CWL Birmingham as MadCat once again chokes a near-guaranteed win. While MadCat kept the game exceptionally close, he just couldn't close out the deal in any round due to some misplays. The most significant of them came in Round 2 Search & Destroy on Breakout. Breakout is a new map to Search & Destroy rotations and few teams have had much practice on them. It showed for MadCat. Game 5 and Game 9 saw MadCat plant at Bomb B, a riskier plant set in an open area. Ideally, this would give Splyce sight across the map but due to poor positioning MadCat got flanked in both Game 5 and Game 9 from the exact same corner. MadCat left a blind spot and his rivals were quick to capitalize. MadCat closed Round 2 Search & Destroy with a 7/7 KD.
Jurd    Splyce
Jurd's slow start and 49/72 KD cost Splyce first place to Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Jurd, for whatever reason, just struggled the entire series. Posting low KD's and lacking control of the objective, he couldn't keep up with Team EnVyUs who were playing at 110 percent. Round 1 Hardpoint saw Jurd waver with a 26/35 KD in a brutal, vicious game. Jurd had to play scrappy as he continually challenged Team EnVyUs' control of Hardpoints. This turned the map into a war of attrition. Both sides began playing for picks with neither of them wanting to give up a single point to each other. While Jurd certainly stalled points, he stumbled getting points for his team as he was unable to slay. Jurd's weak shots haunted him into Round 2 Search & Destroy and Round 3 Uplink. Jurd closed the series in Round 3 Uplink with a 17/28 KD.
Bance    Splyce
Bance attempted to carry with a 71/63 KD, but lacked support in loss to Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Bance just couldn't carry his team for a single map win to place in the top seed despite some herculean efforts. Round 1 Hardpoint on Throwback saw Bance score a staggering 40/30 KD and a 1:37 of objective time. But that wasn't enough for Splyce to win. Constant challenges from Team EnVyUs and a surprising lack of map control forced Bance into the awkward position of having to stall hills instead of scoring points. Bance was able to slay his rivals, but he couldn't zone them. For example, on the second Baseball hill Bance posted a five killstreak holding the hill. Only Team EnVyUs spawned in from the Equipment Building to re-challenge the point. He was quickly pushed out by the second wave. Bance scored a 24/26 KD and a throw.
Bance    Splyce
On Day 2 of Group Red at the CWL Global Pro League, Bance clearly dominated the Hardpoint games with the most objective control time even as he faltered slightly in the other game modes, eventually ending up with an overall KD of 70/78.

RotoWire Analysis

Hardpoint was Bance's strength during Splyce's series against Mindfreak. During both Hardpoint games he would score the most control time out of his team. As far as his KDs, he would score a 22/19 during Round 1 Hardpoint and go negative during Round 4 Hardpoint with 25/31. His KD scores for the other two rounds were 8/7 during Round 2 Search & Destroy, and 15/21 for Round 3 Uplink. Obviously Bance wasn't the best slayer against Mindfreak, but his Hardpoint objective contributions still helped Splyce secure a 3-1 victory.'
Jurd    Splyce
Although Jurd wasn't a top slayer against Mindfreak during Day 2 of Group Red at CWL Global Pro League, as his overall KD of 82/81 was shadowed by MadCat, he pulled through on Round 2 Search & Destroy and Round 3 Uplink to help Splyce secure a 3-1 win.

RotoWire Analysis

Jurd would get a lukewarm start to Splyce's series against Mindfreak with an even 20/20 KD during Round 1 Hardpoint, and his KD during Round 2 Search & Destroy of 9/8 would be a bright spot in Splyce's loss of that round. However, Jurd would eventually come through in a big way for Splyce during Round 3 Uplink, not only getting a KD of 29/22, the highest of his team for that round, but also putting seven of Splyce's 10 points upon the board. Jurd would close out his performance during Round 4 Hardpoint with a KD of 24/31, which although negative, was still enough to secure Splyce's 3-1 victory against Mindfreak.
Zer0    Splyce
Zer0 may not have had the best KD of the Splyce bunch, scoring an 86/80 KD, but his plays were still solid as he helped Splyce secure a 3-1 victory against Mindfreak during Day 2 of the CWL Global Pro League Group Red.

RotoWire Analysis

Zer0 would get a weak start during Round 1 Hardpoint of Splyce's series against Mindfreak, going negative with a KD of 17/19. However, he would make up for it during Round 2 Search & Destroy, where he would score an 8/7 KD and three bomb plants. Although it wasn't enough to stop Mindfreak from winning that round. Zer0 would become a key contributor to Splyce's victory during Round 3 Uplink, as he put three of Splyce's ten points on the board while also scoring a KD of 26/21. He would ultimately seal the deal for Splyce during Round 4 Hardpoint where he'd score a KD of 35/33 and secure Splyce's 3-1 win against Mindfreak.
Aches    Cloud9
Aches' weak 62/80 KD dooms the series in a loss to Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Cloud9 nearly found their first win by taking the game to a Game 11 in Round 5 Search & Destroy. But the limp shots of Aches and Lacefield made the entire series an uphill battle. Aches did have a good early game in Round 1 Hardpoint on Scorch thanks to good holds at the first Bridge and Turbine hills. Then, in Round 3 Uplink on Frost saw Aches post a shocking 14/30 KD. Not much to say other than Aches needed to do better than a double negative score. The Search & Destroy rounds saw another misplay from Aches when he took the Active Camo Payload. This doomed his team because Aches was never able to find streaks or kills, preventing him and his team from ever scoring the game-changing Payload. It was especially frustrating since Team EnVyUs clutched the series with an Active Camo flank from SlasheR. Aches closed Round 5 Search & Destroy with a 5/8 KD.
Assault    Cloud9
Assault finally showed up with a 92/67 KD against Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Assault found his old self again as he blew through Team EnVyUs' ranks, at least when his teammates weren't floundering. Round 2 Search & Destroy saw Assault clutch 1-vs-1 fights with shocking plays, despite some misplays. Game 9 saw Assault clutch-up a 2-vs-1 fight by the skin of his teeth, escaping with only a sliver of health. While in Game 8 Assault tried to pull a clutch FTL Jump Payload, only to zip straight into SlasheR's sights. Round 4 Hardpoint was entirely Assault's round. Scoring a 26/9 KD, Assault made Team EnVyUs look like complete amateurs with decimating shots.
Lacefield    Cloud9
Lacefield continues to struggle landing his shots with a 67/67 KD in a loss to Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Lacefield's tactics and aim continue to be limp. While he learned from his mistakes the other day, focusing more on objectives, he still is occasionally insistent on rushing his opponents' head-on. This is best seen in the Search & Destroy rounds where Lacefield tried to blitz Team EnVyUs in most games. For example, in Game 2 of Round 2 Search & Destroy on Scorch Lacefield attempted a wall-run across from Bomb B. Only the rest of his team wasn't covering him as he dashed straight into Team EnVyUs' sights. Round 5 Search & Destroy on Throwback did see the strategy work thanks to fast picks and the map's design. In the first three games, Lacefield was able to score first blood. Lacefield close Round 5 Search & Destroy with a 10/8 KD.
Ricky    Cloud9
Ricky gained confidence and evened out with a 65/74 KD in his loss to Team EnVyUs on Day 3 of Group Red at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Ricky still needs to improve his gameplay but he finally was able to find some momentum after a catastrophic weekend. Round 1 Hardpoint was an abysmal round for Ricky, posting a limp 8/18 KD. The issue, again, was a lack of clean shots and a lack of team coordination. Ricky just couldn't hold lanes against Team EnVyUs before they took Cloud9's Hardpoints. It wasn't until Round 3 Uplink that Ricky made some noise again. Ricky was able to make a small comeback for his team, getting a sneaky dunk behind Team EnVyUs' flanks before rallying another dunk with Lacefield by scoring two kills. However, two dunks still weren't enough to close Team EnVyUs' significant lead that round. Ricky closed Round 5 Search & Destroy with a 7/9 KD.
Apathy    Team EnVyUs
Apathy couldn't find a steady game with a 72/75 KD in his victory against Cloud9 on Day 3 of CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

In general, Apathy was fairly strong in early in the series only to taper off. But a detailed look shows Apathy struggled in in several rounds. Round 1 Hardpoint on Breakout was Apathy's best performance where he scored a 22/12 KD. Scorch is a favorite for Team EnVyUs thanks to its size and its multiple angles, such as when Apathy was able to hold a spawn wave from Cloud9 on Turbine by hugging the wall. Apathy made his presence known in Round 2 Search & Destroy with smart coordination. But by Round 3 Uplink, Apathy's shots tapered off. While Apathy did score two dunks, he posted a 17/28 KD in what was a blowout round for Team EnVyUs. Apathy closed Round 5 Search & Destroy with a 9/9 KD.