Sunday, January 15, 2017

Checking out Newbee.Boss Axx + DAC qualifier

As stated on their official twitter account, Newbee, the big esport organization from Shanghai, China has unveiled their new roster for Newbee.Boss


And everyone is just as excited as I am because Axx is a female player who would possibly be playing competitively in pro scene as well as majors. Axx was a player in CDEC Master League, and but have had some issues in 2016 regarding the tournament which can be read here. No further report could be found regarding the problem in CDEC Master League that Axx joined in before, all I know is that the result is cancelled and this issue seems to occur exclusively for Chinese dota community. But nevertheless let's hope that Axx will fit in well within the semi-pro to pro scene.


NEWBEE.BOSS ROSTER:
Zhang 'Xiao8' Ning
Wong 'Chuan' Hock Chuan
Luo 'Ferrari_430' Feichi
'Zei9' - the owner of Newbee
'Axx'

Newbee.Boss is apparently the third squad of Newbee family, initially considered as a trolling team in tier 2, they revamp their team, and interestingly, not only there's one female player in the team, Zei 9 (also known as little fatty/bullfrog), who's literally the BOSS of Newbee is also playing together in the team. He's said to be one of SanSheng's dota pupil and has down to earth attitude, the type of boss who has a friendlike relationship with the team, it's also said that the team wouldn't think twice to blame or scold him if he's feeding.

Newbee.B-Axx, with the tendency to play as a midlaner or carry, she has an impressive 7180MMR with 65% win rate, and astounding 70% win rate for Alchemist. She's initially a game streamer for PandaTV CN.





DAC qualifier is currently ongoing and you guys can check them out on this Youtube video by Dota Digest:



Current DAC 2017 China qualifier rank:


table credit to gosugamers.net

There would be 4 teams joining in the Dota 2 Asia Championship:
iG, Team VG.J, LGD.ForeverYoung, and iG.Vitality

sadly, Newbee.Boss was placed 9th on qualifier rank and didn't make it to DAC, but their main squad, NEWBEE is directly invited, along with WINGS GAMINGS, EVIL GENIUSES, and OG.

Upcoming DAC Qualifiers:
Americas - Top team qualifies for finals
SEA- Top team qualifies for finals
Europe - Top team qualifies for finals
CIS - Top team qualifies for finals
      
LAN Finals
Group Stage - March 28th - March 30th, 2017
Main Event - April 1st - April 4th, 2017

All in all, Newbee.Boss is surely favored by most people because of its fun slash strange roster individual. a mix of semi-pro to pro player that plays together. Though still considered as tier 2 team, they have showed a great team match againts Cavalry and Rush B in DAC qualifiers. Perhaps it's going to be a long journey for them to be able to beat the big shot team like EG and OG, it means that they would need extra effort to progress further and be one of the real deal in Dota 2 competitive scene.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

I'm on BIGO LIVE!

Hi guys! I'll be active on BIGO LIVE now, so if you are insterested to watch me playing any kind of games ( I play Dota 2  and Ragnarok mostly) you can follow my BIGO ID @lauwclaudia

Note that since I'm still staying at a boarding house, the connection might not be as good. I'm monitoring sgp-1.valve.net and when it's good I'll just give Dota 2 a kick. but if the ping isn't stable, I'll go play arcade mode like 10 vs 10 or overthrow.

My List:
- Dota 2
- IRo (International Ragnarok Online)
- Rose online
- Audition

Planning to get PS 2 emulator and plays Dance Dance Revolution and bloody roar too



My front camera is quite bad, see the noises? I guess I'll need to work on the lighting later.
if you have any games recommendation, go ahead and post a comment here, thanks and I'll see you soon!

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Pajkatt back to pro scene + NAVI roster

which I've always been waiting! I cried a loud FINALLY when I heard the news from NA'VI official site and I knew I can't be any happier! Pajkatt is like, one of pro player that I've always looking forward to. In fact, I have lots of replay of Pajkatt's pub games (along with w33ha, miracle-, matumbaman, and jerax). When it comes to carry, watching Pajkatt and Matumba's games is absolutely compulsive. He's good and I hope he can just get along with NA'VI's well enough, and hopefully, would be able to strike it good for their upcoming tournaments - since everyone's also hoping that NA'VI would actually make a good comeback.



"Happy to be playing competitive Dota 2 once again, now under the Na`Vi banner. Looking forward to working hard with my new teammates and hopefully becoming a team we all can be proud to be a part of!"
-Pajkatt

I know he's coming back to pro scene sooner or later, his pub games this past months were really good and while you know that the majority of spectators in dota 2 are vicious, most of them are rooting for Pajkatt and were wondering why he isn't coming back to pro scene before he actually joined NAVI.

"Pajkatt will be a captain, drafter and carry of the team. We had time to test Per and he proved to be a true leader and intelligent team player as well as to have a great playing shape. Pajkatt has things to prove, since he didn’t have really great achievements in his career. We believe that he’ll live up to our hopes and win many titles with Na`Vi."
-Yevgeniy "HarisPilton" Zolotarov – eSports Director of Natus Vincere

The support-fourth position is filled by rmN- (German player from fantastic five), and support fifth position is taken by Malthe "Biver" Winther from Prodota Gaming.



Na'vi Spring Shuffle

[Sweden] Per Anders Olsson "Pajkatt" Lille
[Ukraine] Danil “Dendi” Ishutin
[Ukraine] Viktor “GeneRaL” Nigrini
[Germany] Roman "rmN-" Paley
[Denmark] Malthe ""Biver" Winther

As for now, I can't say much about rmN- or Biver since I haven't taken my time to indulge myself  in watching their pub games. But I believe in HarisPilton that the two would make a great member of Na'vi. That being said.

The rest three? I'm pretty sure that everyone would have known who they are. Dendi has always been one of the big shot in DotA's realm. Pajkatt is well known for getting the very first RAMPAGE ever in competitive Dota 2 with his infamous sniper. GeneRal is of course one of the best offlaner too.

With this, I'm really hoping that they would be having a nice teamwork within, as I believe that a good team work is better than impeccable individual skills. For that, I'll be tagging Wings Gaming for their PERFECT TEAM WORK, they're almost flawless in every game they had. On the contrary, we have Team Liquid, which is still my favorite Dota 2 team, they got like three 9k MMR (Miracle-, Matumbaman, GH) now in the team but haven't been performing as nice as they did with Liquid's previous roster in Manila Major. I do hope they would somehow worked their way out and be one of the big shot again this year.

Anyhow, let's hope the best for Na'vi!