Ceb Speaks About How He Has Needed to Adapt to the New OG
Following OG’s 2-0 win over beastcoast, within the post-match interview, Ceb acknowledged that The Stockholm Main felt like his first LAN or first Main due to vibe of the group.
He additionally elaborated on how he has needed to adapt his playstyle and mentality to suit into the Place 5 function within the new OG.
“The way in which I performed and the playstyle we had with the opposite OG is so deep into my DNA that whether or not I’m attempting or to not do it, it simply occurs. So I’m targeted on firming it down and I’m actually attempting to not disrupt something and help in no matter approach I can,” he stated.
OG opened up their journey on the ESL One Stockholm Main 2022 with a dominant 2-0 victory over beastcoast. The group has needed to face loads of challenges in latest days resulting from visa points which had pressured Sébastien “Ceb” Debs and Johan “N0tail” Sundstein to return as stand-ins within the final minute, rather than Mikhail “Misha” Agatov and coach Evgenii “Chuvash” Makarov.
So to see OG operate so nicely regardless of not competing with its full-strength roster was shocking for many people. Following OG’s victory, Ceb remarked on his emotions about enjoying competitively as soon as once more and the way he has needed to adapt to the lineup.
Ceb on the way it feels to play competitively once more with the brand new OG
The ESL One Stockholm Main 2022 would be the first aggressive match that Ceb has performed after his “retirement” at The Worldwide 10. Contemplating the model new OG lineup that includes 5 new gamers, the group dynamics will need to have considerably modified from the OG squad that Ceb was used to.
Nevertheless, Ceb feels that regardless of the stand-in scenario, it feels pure to play with this squad. “The fellows are nice, clearly I used to be sort of near the group already so that they’re no strangers to me, neither am I to them. In order that felt pure. I really feel like they’re sort of younger and inexperienced and I’m on the opposite aspect of the spectrum however it’s sort of the identical, I’m previous and skilled. However we’ve each haven’t been doing these massive LANs shortly, in a approach, that’s the way it feels,“ he stated.
“I’m simply a part of the group, I’m excited. It seems like that is my first LAN, my first Main. I simply get the vibe of oh man, that is going to be an enormous match, it’s going to be hype, so it’s superior,” he added.
Ceb elaborates on how he tailored to the brand new OG for the Stockholm Main
Ceb stated that he was not even the primary choice that was thought of when the potential of visa points have been introduced up. “We have been attempting to suppose forward and clearly visas could be a problem given the struggle scenario, so we thought of choices. However I used to be not choice A, I really feel. So I stated that I may very well be down for it, however I don’t know if I’m able to and it is usually not the identical function after which we stopped speaking about it,” he stated.
Sadly, only a week earlier than the Main, the group discovered that Misha was going to be lacking out on the Stockholm Main and turned to Ceb since they felt that he could be a extremely good match for the group. “That is when I’m like Oh man! I sort of began freaking out a bit as a result of it really will occur. Then I simply began spam[ming] pubs [as] Pos 5, to get the groove. It’s gradual however I get there,” he stated.
Ceb spoke about how the preliminary scrims have been just a little disastrous since he was not conversant in play within the Place 5 function at a aggressive degree. “Within the first scrims, I used to be getting performed a lot, it was so tough. I used to be like meals, they have been enjoying with me. However now, it’s much less and fewer, and hopefully by the point we’re deep within the match, I could be on high of the sport,” he added.
He needed to depend on his group to get him in control for the Main. “I additionally obtained loads of assist from Misha and Chuvash, our coach. It’s humorous, the whole lot is swapped round. I really feel just like the beginner getting in they usually’re simply telling me that is how issues are finished, that is what you are able to do. Yuragi can be really serving to me lots on the lane,” he stated.
The Frenchman defined that though the macro Dota was pure for him, he was not conversant in the micro elements of the Place 5 function. “Once you play a selected function, particularly at this degree, there are loads of micro issues you must know by coronary heart which I don’t,” he stated. He elaborated on this by saying that encompassed loads of components together with, “laning part, warding, merchandise construct, beginning merchandise builds, whether or not to lane extra or begin taking a look at rotations.”
He additionally commented on how he’s attempting so as to add worth to the group with out disrupting the playstyle of the brand new OG lineup.
I haven’t got the desire to power any concepts. I do know that Dota, the way in which I performed and the playstyle we had with the opposite OG is so deep into my DNA that whether or not I’m attempting or to not do it, it simply occurs. So I’m targeted on firming it down and I’m actually attempting to not disrupt something and help in no matter approach I can. At first, I used to be very quiet. However now I believe I’m discovering the steadiness between not disrupting but additionally bringing worth and it’s cool. It’s positively not my Dota, in a approach. I’m studying it, I imply that positively, I’m studying how they view the sport and the way they prefer to play the sport and I’m attempting to slot in and now it feels extra comfy.”
– Sébastien “Ceb” Debs
Ceb and OG’s subsequent recreation on the ESL One Stockholm Main 2022 is towards BOOM Esports which is taken into account as one of many favorites to win the match. The match is anticipated to provide us a very good gauge of OG’s power with Ceb in its lineup.