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Analyst Challenge – Win Conditions, September 14

September 14, 2019 Challenge

Saturday’s analyst challenge asked you to look at a draft from one of the weekend’s LEC games and describe the win conditions for one of the two teams.

I was pretty impressed with the number of people who were able to identify important things for each team to try to achieve. Some of you were able to communicate those ideas more clearly and directly than others. Next time I run a challenge like this one, I intend to require the answer to fit in a single tweet, to help people stay away from describing specific plays or prescribing detailed pathing and timings, and instead focus on concise themes and ideas that the team should be building their paths and timings around.

Check out some of the responses below! Continue reading Analyst Challenge – Win Conditions, September 14

Analyst Challenge – Contesting Rift Herald 4v5, August 24

August 24, 2019 Challenge

This analyst challenge involved reviewing a run of play from 10:00 to 11:05 of game 1 from the 3rd-place match between Counter Logic Gaming and Clutch Gaming.

The Responses

Several good responses came in from pro analysts, coaches, and players.

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Analyst Challenge – Game State Evaluation, July 23

The “game state evaluation” challenge asks you to look at a snapshot from a game and assess which team is “in the lead”, by how much, and why. To do this, you need to ask yourself about each team composition’s win conditions, and determine which pieces of information are most relevant.

July 23, 2019 Challenge

This challenge was from 14:35 of the past weekend’s game between Origen and Vitality.

The Responses

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