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FPL/FPL-C Recap - wippie whips up a win
After tying in points with swag, wippie was able to claim first place this week.
Written by: Mnmzzz    January 2nd 2019 6:44 pm    #wippie #swag #oBo #Stewie2K #Infinite #Cooper- #tyfoon #food #MarKE #arT #moose #ptr #JT #floppy #Strings #Ace #xCeeD # jasonR #hydrex #RZU  

FPL regular wippie has claimed his first weekly top finish

The final week of FPL for 2018 has concluded, and Russian transplant Maxim "wippie" Shepelev has taken first place this week. On his way to the top, Braxton "swag" Pierce seemed set to overtake wippie managing an impressive 8 game winning streak to tie wippie at 252 points. However, wippie was able to hold on to his position and claim the extra chunk of change.

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Here are the top 20 players for the last week:

Rank Name Points Prize $
1. ru Maxim "wippie" Shepelev 252 $1,500
2. us Braxon "swag" Pierce 252 $1,000
3. us Owen "oBo" Schlatter 244 $700
4. us Jake "Stewie2K" Yip 232 $500
5. us Gage "Infinite" Green 232 $400
6. us Austin "Cooper-" Abadir 228 $300
7. ca Marian "tyfoon" Lesnic 228 $200
8. us Victor "food" Wong 226 $200
9. mx Edgar "MarKE" Jimenez 220 $200
10. br Andrei "arT" Piovezan 216 $200
11. ca Kaleb "moose" Jayne 196  
12. us Peter "ptr" Gurney 188  
13. za Johnny "JT" Theodosiou 186  
14. us Ricky "floppy" Kemery 176  
15. us Blake "Strings" Stringer 164  
16. us Bradon "Ace" Winn 158  
17. us Jack "xCeeD" Holiman 156  
18. ca Jason "jasonR" Ruchelski 154  
19. us Cameron "hydrex" Kern 152  
20. us Jeff "RZU" Ngo 150  

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Jake "Stewie2K" Yip was able to claim a top placing again this week after winning last week, something Vincent "Brehze" Cayonte and Blake "Strings" Stringer were interestingly unable to do after their first place finishes in previous weeks. Additionally, this week once again saw a fair number of pro players climb the leaderboard. Besides Stewie2K, Shahzeb "ShahZaM" Khan just barely missed out on the top 20 by 2 points and Nick "nitr0" Cannella finished in 28th place, 10 points away from top 20. 

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The full standings for the week are available on FACEIT's website.

Here are the total combined winnings from the daily ladders this week:

Name Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7  Total
us Victor "food" Wong $350         $350   $700
us Jake "Stewie2K" Yip   $350 $200         $550
us Peter "ptr" Gurney   $200 $350         $550
us Austin "Cooper-" Abadir       $350 $150     $500
ru Maxim "wippie" Shepelev       $200   $150 $50 $400
us Braxton "swag" Pierce           $50 $350 $400
ca Marian "tyfoon" Lesnic $150           $200 $350
us Gage "Infinite" Green         $350     $350
mx Edgar "MarKE" Jimenez $100           $150 $250
za Johnny "JT" Theodosiou     $150       $100 $250
us Jordan "Zellsis" Montemurro $200             $200
br Andrei "arT" Piovezan     $100 $100       $200
ca Kaleb "moose" Jayne         $200     $200
us Blake "Strings" Stringer           $200   $200
us Rahul "curry" Nemani   $150 $50         $200
us Nick "nitr0" Cannella       $150       $150
us Owen "oBo" Schlatter         $50 $100   $150
us Leonardo "Laski" Arroyo   $100           $100
za Dimitri "Detrony" Hadjipaschali         $100     $100
us Josh "PwnAlone" Pigue $50             $50
us Ricky "floppy" Kemery   $50           $50
us Brandon "Ace" Winn       $50       $50

Over in FPL-C the final week of December FPL-C has ended, with CLG Red coach Stephan "vEz" Vezina and Vikings player Anthony "dawn" Hagopian tying for first place.

Here are the top 10 players from the final week of December FPL-C:

Rank Name Points Prize $
1. ca Stephan "vEz" Vezina 1,120 $250
2. us Anthony "dawn" Hagopian 1,120 $200
3. us Nash "lenon" Lenon 1,110 $150
4. us Andy "Andersin" Collins 1,110 $100
5. us Austin "crashies" Roberts 1,096 $50
6. us "ZerO" 1,082  
7. us Joshua "KiiroKami" Kim 1,068  
8. ca Nassir "rugrat" Francique 1,066  
9. us "AAustiN 1,060  
10. us Nolan "bite" Hunstad 1,058  

Just like last week, this week of FPL-C was incredibly close, with less than 100 points separating 10th place from 1st place. Additionally, this week saw a two-way tie not just between 1st and 2nd place, but also between 3rd and 4th place; highlighting the high degree of competition between the players looking to fight their way into FPL.

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Every week, we bring you the recap of the action in North American FPL and FPL-C. Think you can build up your skills, make the top of FPL-C, challenge the pros, and be a part of the FPL action? You can try your hand at the format by heading on over to the Dust2.us Western Pro League to test your might and climb your way to the top!

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