Coldest Riding have clinched the final spot in ESEA Premier Season 38 with a 2-1 victory over X13, with Season 38 set to be the first season of Premier for all five players.
The fifth place decider series began with X13 in the lead as they claimed a close 16-14 win on Coldest Riding's map pick of Vertigo. The series score was quickly tied up however as Coldest Riding managed to take their opponent's map pick with a relatively one-sided 16-9 win on Overpass.
With the series tied up, Nuke began with X13 claiming a modest 8-7 lead on CT-side before Coldest Riding ran away with the map in the second half, winning it 16-10. Over the course of the series, Landon "landmaz" Lawrence and Andrew "Drew" Warkentin were integral players for Coldest Riding, posting 1.28 and 1.24 ratings, respectively.
|1 - 2||
|de_vertigo||16 - 14||de_vertigo|
|de_overpass||9 - 16||de_overpass|
|de_nuke||10 - 16||de_nuke|
With the series completed, the complete team list for ESEA Premier Season 38 looks as follows:
|Party Astronauts||Third Impact|
|Secret Club||Recon 5|
With Coldest Riding besting X13 in Relegation, Dust2.us has confirmed that the team are going their separate ways.
X13, Season 37 and Season 38— Devin (@AtomiKCS) July 20, 2021
At the time of publication, the majority of the former X13 lineup are yet to announce their intentions for Season 38. Devin "AtomiK" Ferrell, the only member of the team with Premier experience, has announced that he plans to build a new lineup. On the other hand, John "jtmythic" Timmermann has joined GGPR's ESEA roster alongside former SoaR and Dignitas player Jack "xCeeD" Holiman. GGPR did not respond to Dust2.us' request for comment.
X13 consisted of:
- Devin "AtomiK" Ferrell
- Adam "freshie" Paterson
- Matthew "D4rtyMontana" Paplawskas
- Aidan "Feral" Wood
- John "jtmythic" Timmermann
- Zac "nippsy" T. (Coach)
ESEA Advanced Season 38 is set to start on August 2nd while ESEA Premier Season 38 is set to start on August 17th.
LFP advanced season 38.— Devin (@AtomiKCS) July 20, 2021
Looking for all roles apart from awper. Anyone interested can dm me, if you do not have adv exp do not message me. Premier > adv po > adv experience prioritized.