The MRO Overwatch: Open - EvH vs New_Kings Match Recap

In another night of 3-0 series (which should be the last one, considering that we are getting deeper and deeper into the brackets), there was one map that everyone interested in the MRO Overwatch: Open should watch: EvH vs. New_Kings, on Hollywood. 

Going into this game, it seemed like it should have been a relatively quick walkover for EvH . They had performed better throughout the group stages and had all around better individual players. However, they were as surprised as we were when New_Kings completely disregarded the fact that they shouldn't perform optimally against EvH , and blew through the initial line of defense with a heavy snowball focused approach, make one or two key picks before piling on top of the leftover scrambling squad from EvH. Keeping the pressure up all the way to a short 20 meters shy of the last point, they showcased, most of all, the potential this team has if they up their individual game a little bit and keep playing together. The way that New_Kings moved as a cohesive unit, striking as one at the most opportune of times showed a team synergy that we hadn't seen as much of in The MRO Overwatch: Open up until this point.

Most teams usually revolve around supporting their playmakers (usually the DPS players, although we've seen supports and Savagebeast represent playmakers on the other end of the spectrum), but the way New_Kings was playing promises a lot going into future cups. Unfortunately, despite all this, EvH pushed to point three relatively easy and swept the other two maps. With what should be the last 3-0's of the tournament behind us, one can only look forward with great enthusiasm at the games ahead of us!

Posted by Andre Mizzi on 16th March 2017, 11:12


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