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AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/17/2019 03:48:47


Ekstone 
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@Viking1007
You are welcome!

@{101st} Syphen
Yes, you are in my friend list (=invitation list), you will be invited on Wednesdays until unsubscribe.

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@FSG, Rento
Thank you for clarifying, so you meant Picks/Bans choosing system in general, and not refer to the step order.

It's advantageous to go last because it lets you react to opponent moves and you have less chance of wasting your own moves.
Example: both players love MME. Player A picks MME. Player B can now pick his 2nd favourite template. It's a clear advantage if you know what I mean.

Interesting, but you are right. I mean interesting, because I remember that I read that the first step is better and belong to the higher seeded team in CS:GO. Maybe I read this when not simple 2bans 2picks 2bans was implemented but other step order where really better the first step, I dunno. Because the combination of the steps are endless, only depends on us which one will be used.

The advantage gets bigger as template pool is smaller. In extreme scenario, when 2 players pick 1 template each from a pool of 3, the first player to make a choice has (statistically) a 1-in-3 chance to waste his move by picking the same template his opponent would pick. The second player who makes the final pick out of 2 templates remaining has no chance to waste his move anymore.

Although this is not true imo. I mean here no wasted picks, because the remained template will be used for the decider game (in case of 1-1). Or if you have best of one (bo1) format, then after two bans the remained template will be played. But your previous paragraph is still true (in case of 2bans 2picks 2bans, etc. combination). And your last paragraph is true as well, the situation is very different when you stealing and not forcing things.

Ok, the simplest solution is that the higher seeded player will decide if he wants to be first or second ;)
AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/18/2019 03:47:25


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As I promised, I created fixed schedule for 2019 Clay (weird) season:

AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/18/2019 10:33:52


ʧillynamenace
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I updated the Future events part with this too:
https://www.warlight.net/Forum/262655-awp-world-tour-magazine?Offset=4

I updated the google docs as well (until the WR part)


Thank you!
AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/18/2019 12:40:04


Viking1007
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It is Thursday. Why haven't I been invited?
AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/19/2019 04:02:50


Ekstone 
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@ʧillynamenace
You are welcome!

@Viking1007
As you recognized in your mail, you have been invited, only this Fast Earth template seems very popular and filled in 2 hours :O
I replied to your mail.
AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/19/2019 12:57:09


Viking1007
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Thanks
AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/29/2019 15:15:45


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@FSG, Rento

You need to pay attention to which templates your opponent is good at. Back when the CORP ladder was around, I beat muddleszoom by reading into his quad-pick Partha on Rise of Rome, not the same situation but you can see what I mean.

EDIT:

You can also anti-strategise by looking at your opponents' games on one of their preferred templates, then deliberately leave it open and force your opponent to decide between one of your preferred templates and the one you anti-stratted.

Edited 4/29/2019 15:30:24
AWP World Tour Magazine: 4/30/2019 03:17:38

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Yes indeed, thanks. Although I will probably just ban annoying templates that I don't want to play ;]
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/1/2019 04:17:49


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I will open a separated topic for Tour Final brainstorming to clarify the details.
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/1/2019 04:33:37


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Two finished events in April, congrats time!

130. AWP World Tour - 250 Series - Unicorn Island
https://www.warzone.com/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=28049
Congratulations to Turkish for his first Tour event win!

Here are the TOP16:



132. AWP World Tour - 250 Series - Sri Lanka
https://www.warzone.com/MultiPlayer/Tournament?ID=28282
Congratulations to Turkish for his second Tour event win!
Turkish won all finished events in April, what a debut bro! ;)
And he defeated big names (Buns and Kicorse) in the Finals!
Impressive!

Here are the TOP16:



Edited 5/2/2019 03:46:09
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/2/2019 04:14:24


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Monthly Tour Update - 04/2019
The tables below are based on the status of the 1st of May 2019.

AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/2/2019 23:49:06


Viking1007
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And I will be invited to all the tournaments? Like Grand Slams?
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/2/2019 23:49:58


Viking1007
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And the Masters 1000 and 500 series?
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/3/2019 02:51:03


Ekstone 
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Yes
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/3/2019 03:58:48


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Monthly Tour Race Update - 04/2019
The tables below are based on the status of the 1st of May 2019.


I will open a separated topic for the 2018 Tour Finals so now I am writing only about the new 2019 Tour Race.

A sronk start by a newcomer, Turkish, he won both finished events!
Ok, not really newcomer, because he played on the Tour earlier (9 events, 14-9 record but no any QF or better results on them). so rather a great comeback. Whether will he compete with the Tour elite in a longer term?
Because a few of the Tour elite are already in the top too, malakkan, kicorse and Buns follow Turkish with 100+ points.

Ok, this is only the very beginning of the Race, but it started in 2019 too!
To be continued in the next month, stay tuned! ;)

Good luck and have fun for everybody on the Race!
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/5/2019 03:41:14


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Welcome s1gmoyd (https://www.warzone.com/Profile?p=4838331620) in the AWP Tour Admin team!
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/6/2019 03:55:25


Ekstone 
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As I wrote earlier, I created a separate topic for the Tour Finals brainstorming, check it:
https://www.warzone.com/Forum/370895-awp-world-tour-finals-brainstorming-thread
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/15/2019 21:54:30


Littlegrass
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I was wondering if I could play?
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/16/2019 03:24:31


Ekstone 
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Yep, I added you to my invitation list.
GL&HF!
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/21/2019 17:38:28


Lew
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I would like to join.
AWP World Tour Magazine: 5/22/2019 03:44:15


Ekstone 
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Hi Lew,

you are already in my invitation list, so you have been invited to the Tour events on every Wednesdays so far.
Maybe you wasn't able to see this, because the smaller events fill up and start very quickly (in a few hours, until about 11 am CET on Wednesday) - but if you have e-mail notifications about tourney invitations you can see those invitations.

Tell me if this time interval (on Wednesdays between about 05:00 am CET and about 11 am CET) is not ok for you (you missed to join) and if you need a Wild Card (= Monday invitations)

Cheers,
Ekstone
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