When 20th seed Begrip who had lost in the upper bracket to DiE faced off against 10th seed and WCG champions Team3D on de_cpl_mill in the lower bracket it’s unsuprising 3D were expected to advance and continue their progress in the tournament. After a few rounds it became clear Begrip were no pushovers though and throughout the matchup they halted 3D’s attempts to get anywhere and went on to win the game convincingly 16-7. What happened to the WCG champions? How did a 20th seeded Swedish team run over one of the US’ top teams with such ease? Let’s take a closer look at the matchup and find out why.
Published on ESEA on the 6th of January 2005.