» Columbia Wins Again at NYU FallCraft 2013

November 3, 2012 — Columbia once again participated in NYU's FallCraft event this year, which included another showmatch (best of 7, all-kill format) against NYU's CSL team. The Columbia team was able to defend their title by narrowly defeating NYU 4-3 this time. The VOD for the event (including a discussion panel before the showmatch) can be found here: http://www.twitch.tv/cstarleague/b/476052050.

The two team captains prepare to brawl.

Recap: Alex "Kiiri" Dong started off the showmatch for Columbia and was able to defeat two opponents, Savvy (formerly Refrain) and VictorX, giving Columbia the quick 2-0 lead. NYU then sent out AspecT, who was able to take out Alex despite having a broken arm.

Alex plays against his determined opponent.

Columbia's John "PengWin" Peng went up next, but was defeated by the crippled yet fearsome opponent. Martin "TaylorSwift" Li was finally able to end AspecT's reign, but then lost to NYU's last hope, a Platinum-ranked player named Death. With the series tied 3-3, Columbia's Matt "Bargak" Soyk rounded out the showmatch, giving Columbia the 4-3 victory.

Kiiri > Savvy
Kiiri > VictorX
Kiiri < AspecT
PengWin < AspecT
TaylorSwift > AspecT
TaylorSwift < Death
Bargak > Death
Columbia University4 : 3New York University

Congratulations to Columbia for defending their throne as the NYU FallCraft champions! Be sure to check out all of the photos taken by Karim and Henry over at the Photos page.


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