It was another disappointing event for Julia “
After a good start in the group stage, where Beşiktaş defeated both Australia’s Carnage and NA’s Counter Logic Gaming Red things turned sour. In a semi-final match,
In the third place
You defeated both Carnage Esports and Counter Logic Gaming Red in the group stage. What can you say about both meetings?
The first game is always the hardest, right? We had light problems, but after some time we caught the rhythm. As for the second match, it was fine, choosing Inferno we knew it was our strong point. For this year we have a very strong team, we have been preparing a lot and we have shown everything that we have worked out during training.
Who do you consider your greatest rival right now?
It seems to me that there are several such teams. At the
Missa joined your team just last month. Are there differences between the style of the game between her and vilga?
Missa acts as an entry-fragger, the same as
You had your bootcamp in Katowice as well. Why did you choose Katowice as your pre-tournament venue?
Because we were here a year ago and it was very good. There is good food here, and besides, it is close to the tournament and hotel venue. We like Katowice very much.
What do you think about the conditions for training at Katowice Gaming House?
In the women’s Counter-Strike, there are not as many tournaments as in men’s. As far as I know, your last offline competition took place in July last year, and therefore it is difficult to maintain adequate motivation and high form. Did you think you were well prepared?
A year ago, before the tournament in Katowice, when we were playing with Potter as RES Gaming, we had nine days to prepare. Before
As four of us we are together since July, in the meantime we have added one new player. We trained very hard. I think that for the first time in a year or even two years, we are really well prepared and have enough time to do so.
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