Kpii Talks About T1 With Topson and ana
Following Talon Esports’ victory at TI11’s regional qualifier, offlaner Damien “kpii” Chok expressed his ideas about T1 being thought-about the favourite within the occasion.
In response to kpii, the group understandably seen T1 as heading to TI given Topson and Ana’s legacy, however as a competitor, he understood that Polaris Esports, which eradicated T1, was a greater workforce on the time.
Nonetheless, kpii’s fan facet additionally confirmed through the interview as when speaking about who he want to play in opposition to at TI11, he talked about T1 because of Topson and Ana, hoping the workforce succeeds within the final likelihood qualifier.
With the addition of Topias “Topson” Taavitsainen and Anathan “ana” Pham, T1 was anticipated to be the workforce to beat at The Worldwide 11 (TI11)’s regional qualifier in Southeast Asia (SEA), however underdogs Polaris Esports eradicated it within the decrease bracket closing. Polaris fell to Talon Esports within the group stage of TI11. After Talon’s win, offlaner Damien “kpii” Chok expressed his ideas about T1 being thought-about a favourite. Kpii mentioned the group understandably hypes up Topson and Ana as previous TI winners, however as knowledgeable participant, he knew Polaris Esports was a greater workforce in the mean time and that T1’s elimination by them wasn’t surprising.
Kpii feels Polaris Esports was higher than T1 in TI11’s SEA qualifier
Within the post-match winner’s interview, kpii was requested if Talon had anticipated T1 to play with it within the grand closing, and if Polaris Esports win got here off as a shock.
As a competitor, kpii claimed that the viewers do not know sure particulars, which is why they imagine gamers like Topson and Ana will win the qualifier and go to TI. He acknowledged the group’s notion, saying that he knew the place it got here from however talked about that Polaris Esports was a greater workforce in the mean time.
“I imply from knowledgeable participant perspective, I feel positive Topson and ana are large names on paper and every part, perhaps T1’s the favourite however primarily based on watching video games and primarily based on our sequence in opposition to T1 and Polaris (I personally don’t find out about my workforce), I felt that Polaris was certainly a bit bit stronger.
I imply there are all the time these small particulars that not everybody is aware of about and you recognize, as a viewer, it could be similar to – Oh my god, it’s ana, Topson, they’re gonna go to TI or one thing which it’s comprehensible. I’m not saying it’s unhealthy or something however yeah that’s what I feel now.”
Ultimately, kpii’s fan facet additionally confirmed as when speaking about who he want to play in opposition to at TI11, he talked about T1 because of Topson and Ana, hoping the workforce succeeds within the final likelihood qualifier. “I actually wish to see T1 at TI, no flames however I actually wish to see TI1 at TI as a result of you recognize, it’s a TI with out ana, Topson, proper? So yeah, I hope T1 could make it via the final likelihood,” he mentioned.
Relating to Talon’s victory and the truth that he would play at TI this yr, Kpii appeared moderately overwhelmed with emotion, saying such a sense hadn’t occurred to him in fairly a while
“I haven’t had this sense for a really very very long time. That’s all I can say. Particularly, because it was like 3-2 (within the grand closing in opposition to Polaris Esports, it’s much more… I don’t know, I simply haven’t had this sense for a very long time.”
Kpii and Talon will start their TI11 journey from the group stage which begins on fifteenth Oct.