Top Analysts vs Thousands of Fans: the FACEIT Major Forecast Contest Gains Momentum
Arseniy “ceh9” Trynozhenko became the most popular expert in the first stage of The AnaLOOTics Cup, an international contest for FACEIT Major: London 2018 casters. He, alongside other top CS:GO analysts, is confronted by almost seven thousand fans.
The AnaLOOTics Cup is a unique opportunity to challenge the world’s best CS:GO experts. The list of its guest stars includes Duncan “Thorin” Shields, Arseniy “ceh9” Trynozhenko, Matthew “Sadokist” Trivett, Frederik “GieTe” Albrechtsen, Alexander “petr1k” Petrik and Alexey “xaoc” Kucherov. Everyone can join the Cup at its any stage, and it’s totally free to enter.
In the first stage, about half the contestants decided to suggest their own predictions, while the rest preferred to agree with experts’ opinions. Most votes – 32% – went to Arseniy “ceh9” Trynozhenko, so he is currently most popular analyst. Arseniy assumed that no Asian team would make it to the FACEIT Major: London 2018 New Legends stage. Also, he expects five overtimes to occur and four teams to get the Legend status at the Challengers phase.
As the winner of the first stage of the Cup, Arseniy will hold a giveaway of CS:GO skins among his followers. The second and third spots were taken by Alexander “petr1k” Petrik and Duncan “Thorin” Shields with 23% and 17% of the vote, respectively.
The most common prediction among the participants is that a single Asian team will strike to the New Legends stage, three overtimes will happen during the Challengers stage and four teams will get the Legend status based on its results.
There are three more stages of the Cup ahead. The second one started today, September 4, and will run until the next Monday, September 10. The new set of questions is already published on the official event page. The second stage is sponsored by HyperX.
The final results of The AnaLOOTics Cup will be revealed immediately after FACEIT Major: London 2018 end, on September 26. The participant with the most accurate predictions will be named the Best Analyst, and the top expert with the most votes will get the People’s Choice Award. The winners of the contest will also receive valuable prizes from CS.Money, HyperX, and HP Omen.
The latest news about the Cup progress and the winners is regularly updated on its Facebook page, as well as on the guest stars’ official social media pages. More details and registrations are available at the Cup site.