After an intense weekend in Newbury, England our CSS team finished 4th at Multiplay’s I-Series 39, The team were seeded 12th and turned some heads with some strong performances, with cc//ShadowmaN receiving a nomination for MVP of the tournament .
After a somewhat easy group stage in which the team remained undefeated with wins over the other seeds in our group Â Rasta(20-10), putyourhandsup.auRic(22-8) and VirginsRus(20-10).
We were drawn against Twistedplay.GSG on Dust2,Â a game we won 16-9, this led to our first meeting with first seed fm! Toxic, Toxic won…just.
Dropped to the lower bracket the team faced The Imperial.UK on train in a very close game some smart play from ADMiRE when the scores were poised at 15-14 saw the team scrape through to the next round 16-14, to face 3rd seed Twistedplay.GLG on nuke the team triumphed 16-12 and were through to the next stage where problems with the Xplicit team saw them disqualified and the team through to unfortunately their last game of the tournament a rematch against fm! Toxic on dust2 the game finished 16-6.
Team-Captain Josh ‘ADMiRE’ Sharp had this to say about their performance:
“We’re all really, really pleased with our performance. We were aiming for a top 6 placing and placed a very strong 4th. With the team only having been together a month this is a sign of things to come in the future. Thanks once again to Crack for making this LAN a possibility and we look forward to playing for them in the future.”