Vexed have today announced the long awaited changes to their CS:GO lineup, which were expected after British player Charlie “pickles” Pickles and Norwegian Erik “truth” Hansen Dyrnes left the team at the start of August, meaning they were down to three players and as such were not in attendance at the recent Insomnia 63 event.
I’d like to briefly thank @mattys_gaming for creating a visualisation of all historical veto and win percentage information for each team attending the Major, from which much of the following information is sourced.
Owen “smooya” Butterfield was confident in his team’s ability to make top eight at this major, claiming previously his side would breeze through the first two stages winning six maps, and dropping two. The German side has had a more turbulent experience in the first stage; they find themselves at round five with a two win and two loss record, following close losses to Vega (16-19) and compLexity (12-16).
BIG’s final match in the main qualifier is [...]