HCS Pre-Season Cup #2 Recap
The second Halo Championship Series Pre-Season Cup has come to an end! Our Pre-Season Week 1 winner, Counter Logic Gaming, claimed yet another victory in the Grand Finals after taking out the newly announced Cloud9 Gaming in 4 games on Sunday night.

Game 1: Neutral Bomb - Shrine (CLG 1-0)
Game 2: Team Slayer - Lockdown (C9 50-43)
Game 3: King of the Hill - Warlord (CLG 180-134)
Game 4: Team Slayer - Shrine (CLG 50-42)

The Halo Championship Series Cup #2 featured 132 teams battling it out on Halo 2: Anniversary, fan favorites such as Str8 Rippin and Evil Geniuses bowed out early as they were trying out players and had substitutes for this weekend’s tournament. New England Knights also returned with another Top 8 in this week’s tournament. With the first official week of the Halo Championship Series starting this upcoming Sunday, expect every team to come out at full force.

HCS Pre-Season Cup #2 Top 8 Placings

1st) Counter Logic Gaming (Heinz, Royal 2, SnakeBite, OGRE 2)
2nd) Cloud 9 (FearItSelf, Hysteria, Ninja, Victory X)
3rd/4th) Galaxy (Posey, Rabiiid, TireIron, Trigga)
3rd/4th) Adventure Time (Klein, RC, Siege, SpartanTheDog)
5th-8th) Next To Godly (CassCade, ColeCaine, TopDucky, TwiTchAy)
5th-8th) Afternoon Delight (Campking ad, Freezie, Haggie, Schism)
5th-8th) 2 Pump Chumps (AcE, c2, TyleReigN, Type Z Str8Pmp)
5th-8th) New England Knights (Forbidden, ROB THE TURTLE, Sam, Stan, Stryker)

If you happened to miss any of the tournament, Counter Logic Gaming live-streamed the entire tournament on their Twitch channels, check out their Video on Demand below:

• Heinz - http://www.twitch.tv/heinz/b/594497273
• OGRE2 - http://www.twitch.tv/ogre2/b/594357920
• Snakebite - http://www.twitch.tv/snakebite/b/594520530
• Royal2 - http://www.twitch.tv/royal2/b/594366967

This Sunday - the Halo Championship Series Cup #1 begins; cash prizes and points will be handed out to the top teams. Make sure to get your team together and register for the tournament. Every weekend counts from now on!

If you have any constructive feedback regarding our tournament, make sure to post on our HCS Suggestion and Feedback Thread on our Halo forums. Or follow and tweet at us @ESLHalo using the hashtag #HCS and get the latest updates on our Facebook page.
8755878, Tuesday, 02/12/14 14:43
comments (2)
love seeing so many original pro players back at it i hope i can breakout soon and start competing
Adventure Time is actually Fatal Ambition, since Dec 1st 2014 :)
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