100 Thieves Abbedagge: “Despite the fact that the Asian groups are nonetheless forward…it feels just like the hole is a bit nearer”
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Following their first sport sport at Worlds 2022, 100T Abbedagge sat down with us for an unique interview.
100 Thieves kicked off their Worlds 2022 marketing campaign with a loss to PCS primary seed, CTBC Flying Oyster. The result of the game shocked many who anticipated the 100 Thieves crew to win towards the one minor area within the group. Whereas it’s a disappointing begin, there’s nonetheless a protracted method to go within the group stage for the crew to bounce again.
Following the loss, Esports.gg spoke to 100 Thieves’ Felix “Abbedagge” Braun. The midlaner shared his ideas on the sport towards Flying Oyster, his expertise and expectations for Worlds 2022.
Reflecting on the Flying Oyster sport
Q: Thanks very a lot for doing the interview Abbe, sorry in your loss as we speak. What are your ideas on the sport towards Flying Oyster as a result of it felt they stored on punishing your errors?
Abbedagge: “I believe we simply made a bunch of errors that we should always have prevented. Then it type of acquired uncontrolled, they acquired very forward in bot lane and sooner or later we simply couldn’t match the crew battle and it was laborious.”
Q: So that you went up towards Mission [Flying Oyster Midlaner] in mid lane for the primary time. What did you make of his Viktor and him as participant?
Abbedagge: “I believed he performs fairly respectable despite the fact that he didn’t do something excellent. He simply type of did his job as a Viktor, its type of extra on me that I did not execute and I simply actually misplayed the Akali this sport. So, in the event you make errors with that type of champion, its very laborious when you fall behind.”
Q: Talking of the Akali , it was your crew’s final decide and also you’ve had a good winrate on it prior to now. Did you suppose you’ll have to convey it out early on?
Abbedagge: “I noticed a very good alternative to select it that sport. I believed it was going to be good right here.”
A greater ready 100 Thieves at Worlds 2022
Q: Transferring from the sport a bit, you’re again once more at Worlds with 100 Thieves. How would you examine your expertise to final 12 months to date?
Abbedagge: “I believe final 12 months we had means much less time to organize for Worlds. That was a part of the rationale why we struggled as a lot. It was actually as soon as we arrived. All of the Asian groups had been actually robust. And we had been similar to catching up final 12 months in Iceland however this this 12 months we had extra time to scrim as a result of we had been collectively the entire time.”
“Despite the fact that the Asian groups are nonetheless forward and so they type of know the matchups properly and the meta as properly as a result of they’ve been on the highest degree of the competitors, It feels just like the hole is a bit nearer. Like we’re not getting as destroyed in scrims as we had been final 12 months. So it undoubtedly feels just like the hole is a bit nearer.”
Q: Okay, that’s good to listen to. That is really your first Worlds with a stay viewers, how did you benefit from the ambiance onstage from the house followers?
Abbedagge: “They’ve been very supportive as we speak. Sorry, that it didn’t work out. We’re gonna attempt our greatest for the remaining matches.”
Abbedagge: “I’m undoubtedly trying ahead to going through Chovy as a result of he’s simply seen as like the most effective mid laner on the earth.
Q: What are your ideas on midlane meta from watching Play-Ins and scrims?
Abbedagge: “The mid lane meta may be very open. It’s very vast with the type of champions you may select. There’s lots of assassins and management mages on the desk proper now, so it’s simply thrilling to point out ability expression I believe.”
Q: Nonetheless on midlane, you may have among the finest mid laners in your group and the event general. Who’re you’re trying ahead to taking part in towards probably the most?
Abbedagge: “I’m undoubtedly trying ahead to going through Chovy as a result of he’s simply seen as like the most effective mid laner on the earth. And us going up towards him goes to be a fantastic expertise to study and see the place i can get higher.”
Q: Talking of Chovy, you face Gen.G in your subsequent sport. What are your expectations going into the sport particularly now that you simply’re like on the backfoot with this loss?
Abbedagge: “I’ll simply take it step-by-step. I believe that they’re very robust however we’re simply going to attempt our greatest.”
Q: Thanks in your time Abbe, do you may have any final phrases you’d need to say to the 100 Thieves followers?
Abbedagge: “Thanks guys for supporting us as we speak. Sorry for enjoying dangerous as we speak. I hope I can step it up for the subsequent sport and we’ll do our greatest.”
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