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Shocked the world again by winning DreamHack Atlanta
July 31, 2017
DrJikininki capped off an impressive tournament run with a victory in the grand finals to be crowned champion of the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
After coming out of nowhere to win the Americas Winter Championship in 2016, we haven't heard much of DrJikininki. We saw a player come out of nowhere and clinch a spot at worlds and a roster spot on Denial Esports. Now back in the public eye, DrJ showed that his prior tournament run was no fluke. He took down some of the best names in America in Atlanta and rightfully earned his second title.
Grinded his way to a semifinal finish in Atlanta
July 31, 2017
JustSaiyan made the most of his rare tournament appearance with a semifinal finish at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at Dreamhack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Normally only seen on stream, JustSaiyan is one of the lesser known Hearthstone players on Tempo Storm. He has a lot of big name players to compete with on the squad, but he still fights hard to prove that he can hold his own in the competitive scene. In a crowded and grueling swiss format, JustSaiyan emerged from that only to face Chakki for a semifinal berth. He clinched the series with phenomenal play, but fell in the semis to Noblord.
Disappointed as he did not make it out of group stages
July 31, 2017
Cydonia had a surprisingly bad showing as he failed to even make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Representing Team SoloMid, expectations are naturally higher for a player. Cydonia unfortunately couldn't make meet those expectations in Atlanta. He was done in by the grueling journey that was the Swiss group stage, and couldn't make it to the playoffs.
Failed to make it through group stages
July 31, 2017
Muzzy disappointed in a major way as he couldn't make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
After capturing the hearts of all American Hearthstone fans in his Americas Spring Championship run, Muzzy looked to keep that momentum going again in Atlanta. However, Muzzy fell well short as he was lost in the mess of the 168 players entered in the competition. He will continue to fight to get back the glory he had just earlier this year.
Fell flat on the first day of the Grand Prix
July 31, 2017
Fr0zen had an uncharacteristically bad weekend as he failed to advance from the group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Already with his spot in the World Championship, Fr0zen has a target on his back wherever he goes. His opponents got the best of him this time around as he was beat up early and often. This was a rough performance for the otherwise sound player, but should not start a pattern.
Couldn't make it through group stages
July 31, 2017
Zalae struggled early and often as he failed to make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
As one of the most popular faces in American Hearthstone, Zalae had pressure to perform at the local tournament. Whether it was the pressure getting to him or the matchups not going his way, failing to make it out of group stages is unacceptable for a person of his caliber. He can chalk this one up as a bad weekend and bounce back.
Fell flat in the opening rounds of the Grand Prix
July 31, 2017
Shoop did not have his best DreamHack performance as he failed to make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Shoop normally loves DreamHack Grand Prix's as that is where he emerged just earlier this year. However, the Hearthstone Grand Prix starts out with a grueling Swiss Bracket to help sort out the 168 players entered in the competition, and Shoop succumbed to the grind.
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Withdrew his name early from DreamHack Atlanta
July 31, 2017
Ant pulled his name from the tournament after a rough start as he failed to advance from the group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
After capturing the hearts and hopes of Americans across the country in the Hearthstone Spring Championship, Ant was one of the most notable players in the field. However, that can also put a target on his back as he got the best play out of each and all his opponents early. After knowing he didn't have his best stuff this weekend, Ant withdrew and took the L in Atlanta.
Free Agent
Failed to make it through group stages
July 31, 2017
Tars fell victim to the grueling swiss format as he failed to make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Even though Tars is a big name in the scene, DreamHack can be a struggle for anyone. The Hearthstone Grand Prix starts out with a grueling Swiss Bracket to help sort out the 168 players entered in the competition. Players played up to nine rounds in a single day, and that format can knock out even the best players around, Tars being no different.
One of many casualties of the grueling swiss format
July 31, 2017
NaviOOT could not make any noise in Atlanta as he failed to even make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Although not seen often at large Hearthstone tournaments, NaviOOT is respected by players within the scene. He has yet to have a large breakout tournament performance, but was not able to find one it Atlanta. He got lost in the massive and skilled field, failing to make it even past Day 1.
Put together a disappointing showing at DreamHack
July 31, 2017
TerrenceM did not perform the way he wanted to as he failed to make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Currently known for the wrong reasons of having dealt with some racial controversy involving Twitch Chat, TerrenceM is a viable pro that showed he can compete with anybody. Having past DreamHacks as his claim to fame, he was hoping to grow his reputation in Atlanta. Unfortunately, far too many players were looking to do the same and TerrenceM fell to the side.
Upset multiple times as he could not make it through group stages
July 31, 2017
Astrogation fell victim to early losses as he failed to advance from the group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
When Astrogation was playing on stream, he looked fantastic as he outlasted crowd favorite Ant in a thrilling series. When the cameras were off, however, he didn't have as much success as he was upset multiple times in the swiss format. Astrogation will continue to look for his breakout performance.
Continued to fall flat in tournaments, eliminated early in Atlanta
July 31, 2017
Th3Rat tried his best, but it was not good enough as he failed to make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Not really being a notable professional since the Grim Patron deck was removed, a majority of the scene may have forgotten about Th3Rat. He was on a mission to remind us all, but fell short as he showed that he has a way to go to climb even to where he used to be.
Had his tournament run end very early in group stages
July 31, 2017
RayC could not fight through the swiss format as he failed to advance from the group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
RayC may have the experience over a lot of the other entrants, but that can only go so far. The Hearthstone Grand Prix starts out with a grueling Swiss Bracket to help sort out the 168 players entered in the competition. Players played up to nine rounds in a single day, and RayC was unable to make it out of the grueling stage.
Fought hard to boost his reputation, but was knocked out early
July 31, 2017
APXVoid failed to make an impression in Atlanta as he failed to even make it out of group stages at the Hearthstone Grand Prix at DreamHack Atlanta.
ANALYSIS
Constantly trying to make a name for himself, APXVoid has been fighting an uphill battle. After switching teams and falling off since his seasonal qualifier appearances, he is working from the ground up at tournaments like DreamHack Atlanta. He has skill, but just not enough to make it through the grueling swiss format of a tournament like this.