Tt eSports win Clan Milk $2500 Lockpick Tourney
90 teams decided to participate in one of the very first events to be played using the new lockpick mode. In the stacked upper part of the bracket we saw the new Druidz e-Sport go down to Winston CharmADON, before they were themselves knocked out by the host team of Clan Milk in the quarter-finals. The other side of the bracket was a pretty straight forward affair for the reformed roster of Trademark eSports, who proceeded to the finals after coming out on top of Team AFK, who previously upset Vitriolic Gaming.
The gameplay in the grand finals between Tt eSports and Trademark eSports unfortunately took a back seat as the Americans complained about lag issues and doubt of a DDoS attack. There were problems from the get-go as team captain Mark 'Tralfamadore' Seidl and newly recruited Peter 'Peterpandam' Dager were getting disconnects and complained about lag but the game went on and was eventually won by the Australians. The second game of the series went smoothly and ended up in favor of the previously lag-infested team to even the score at 1-1. The issues came back during the deciding game of the match, though, as 'Tralf' was once again presented with connection and lag related problems which made him unable to play at all. The admins presented to Tt eSports two options, to play the game or to demand a forfeit win. They decided to wait for the issues to resolve and play on, but that was soon followed by the American team-captain once again disconnecting from the game after which his team passed the concede vote. According to the tournament rules this meant they forfeited the game.
Mark 'Tralfamadore' Seidl later said:
A remake of the final series or a single game of the series is still possible, although highly unlikely.
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Clan Milk $2500 HoN Tournament Results:
1. Tt eSports - $1250
2. Trademark eSports - $750
3. Clan Milk - $500
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