A 19 yr previous simply took dwelling each titles on the first Quake World Championships. Nikita “Clawz” Marchinsky received each the person and crew competitions over the weekend, regardless of competing in a match full Quake veterans.
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Clawz made his technique to the ultimate having topped his group, earlier than advancing to a Three-Zero win within the ultimate towards Sander “Vo0” Kaasjager. While his success all through the match was spectacular, followers assumed he wouldn’t progress previous the semi-finals, the place he got here up towards Na’vi’s Cooller.
While Cooller took the primary recreation within the collection, Clawz sayed cool and managed to win the following two video games in an effort to advance to the ultimate, the place he swept apart Vo0 for the second time within the match, having beforehand crushed him within the group phases.
Speaking to SE7EN.WS after his victory, Clawz says he has “no idea” what he deliberate to do along with his winnings, and that he places his victory all the way down to “keeping his mind calm” and remembering to goal.
Not content material with only one victory, Clawz continued to the crew competitors as a part of crew 2z. After defeating crew NOT TO FAST within the ultimate, 2z took dwelling one other $300,000 prize. Just as within the particular person competitors, Clawz and his crew weren’t precisely agency favourites to win – the crew competitors was filled with veteran gamers, in addition to a crew from esports organisation Team Liquid.
Despite the percentages, nevertheless, 2z managed to triumph, beating NOT TO FAST Three-1 within the ultimate, and safe Clawz his second win of the match.