5 Things to Know this Week #9
Thu 5th Apr 2018 - 7:17pm
MARCH 20 – APRIL 2, 2018
1) #DIGSMITE: UNDEFEATED AFTER TWO WEEKS
Team Dignitas’ SMITE team, which recently re-signed new contracts, started off their Pro League season in commanding fashion. The team has cruised through the first few weeks of competition and lead the league with a 4-0 record. With victories over SK Gaming, mousesports, Obey Alliance and Team RivaL, Team Dignitas' SMITE team is making strives to reclaim its title as the best in the world. The season continues for three more weeks, with the goal of qualifying for the SMITE Masters, hosted in Atlanta in May.
2) #DIGHEROES: UNDEFEATED IN RETURN FROM IEM KATOWICE
The second half of the HGC Spring Regular season kicked off, with Team Dignitas riding high after their Western Clash victory at IEM Katowice. The team was paired against two of Europe’s favorites – Team Liquid and Fnatic. In the first game, Team Dignitas completed a thrilling reverse sweep. For the latter, Team Dignitas dismantled Fnatic to cruise to a 3-0 result. A week later, Team Dignitas took down Leftovers. The Western Clash champs sit comfortably atop the European standings with a 9-1 record. Three more weeks remain until the HGC playoffs.
3) #DIGSMASH: DUO COMPETES AT FULL BLOOM 4
Lucky and HugS attended Indiana’s popular Full Bloom Super Smash Bros Melee tournament. The event, with 354 entrants, featured many of the world’s best. Both players made it through to the Top 48, with Lucky ending in 25th place. HugS continued on, achieving several upsets along the way. In the end, HugS finished an impressive 9th place.
4) #DIGCSGO FE: TOP 8 AT COPENHAGEN GAMES
The Women’s CS:GO team went into Copenhagen Games as World Champions following their IEM Katowice win. The tournament, unlike IEM Katowice, was open to any women’s team. Starting with the group stage, followed by the first round of playoffs, the CS:GO team cruised through each series. Though they were met by stiff competition in the Quarter-Finals, the team still secured a Top 8 finish. The squad quickly returned home to play in the ESEA Intermediate Playoffs, where they’ve already advanced to Round 2.
5) #DIGRL: SHUTOUT SPACESTATION IN RLRS WEEK 3
After a slow start to the regular season, Team Dignitas Rocket League used their BYE week effectively to prepare for an important match against Spacestation in Week 3. Dignitas took on the #1 ranked team in an exciting best-of-three series. Team Dignitas dominated with a commanding undefeated performance, giving our team a much needed victory as they aim for RLRS playoffs.