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URAL Steel: Interview with 1st PAD Expendables (EU)

Team 1st PAD Expendables

General information about team players:

FaithNoMore - Guy named like a band, that he never listened to - "They say it's a great band, but I'm better ;P".

Playing WoT competitively: since February 2011 - Polish Open tournament
Previously most played game: Counter Strike
Favourite vehicles: Fast tanks in general especially Bat Chatillon 25t and T-62A also fast arties like Bat Chatillon 155 or Object 261.

FlashB - The only Czech player in our team, mascot.

Playing WoT competitively: since May 2011 - Clan Wars start
Previously most played game: Counter Strike
Favourite vehicles: M2 Light Tank

gerwaz - Fan of broadly defined sport and eSport, amateur volleyball player and party-loving person.

Playing WoT competitively: since May 2011 - "The Drill" Training Camp tournament
Previously most played game: Call of Duty 1
Favourite vehicles: Heavy tanks with good mobility and good armor like IS-7 or T32 and VK4502A

Midask - likes MMO and multiplayer games also he likes driving fast his motorcycle and car.

Playing WoT competitively: since May 2011 - Clan Wars start
Previously most played game: Battlefield series
Favourite vehicles: Heavy tanks, especially AMX50 120

palermos - Our captain, he’s from Silesia and he established his own business.

Playing WoT competitively: since September 2011
Previously most played game: Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
Favourite vehicles: T-50-2, AMX50B

Pointer669 - Hardstyle is his favorite type of music also he like good drinks.

Playing WoT competitively: since May 2011 - Clan Wars start
Previously most played game: Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
Favourite vehicles: M48A1, AMX50B

Thompson04 - Cycling is his favorite sport also he like playing strategic and shooter games.

Playing WoT competitively: since September 2010 - 1st WoT Closed Beta tournament
Previously most played game: Company of Heroes
Favourite vehicles: Heavy tanks, especially IS-2

Q&A:

1. Diet
Our players don't need any special diet.

2. How did you gather up?
We did not get into primary team from our clan, so we have made our own team :D

3. How you are preparing to the battles?
We gather up around an hour before the match and in that time we prepare to the battle.

4. Team achievements
Our team is brand-new, so we don’t have any achievements, but most of our players have some achievements in different teams in ESL or WG tournaments.

5.1. What you can say about your opponents and the most exciting matches?
First phases were quite easy, we have one longer match against camping a bit foe, where we had 2 draws and then we were fighting against OM Trolling team, battles with them were quite interesting and jammed and then match with the Hungarians from Steel storm was really quick, dynamic and exciting.

5.2. Describe your interesting battle moments
Last battle with OM-V Trolling Team on Ruinberg was very interesting - clash at the middle : 3 enemy T32 rushed at our one alone T32, and our others 2 T32 had to help that one really fast, also AMX 50 100 was sniping from safe distance. Their 3 T32 finally killed our one T32 but just a few seconds later 2 of them were dead, in the meantime 2 enemy AMX 13 90 come to cap our base. We killed their last T32, but then AMX 30 90 come to our 2 T32 and suddenly killed one, our tanks managed to kill one but second one escaped. Our artillery Bat Chatillon 155 and last alive T32 with T1 Cunningham decided to start cap enemy base and AMX 50 100 was defending our base. Later he goes through town streets but their AMX 30 90 come to our tanks at his base and died.

6. Rate and describe your performance in the qualifiers
With every next match we were playing better and better, qualifiers were just a warm up!

7. What your team thinks about its competitors from its region and from other regions?
Rest of EU teams are really good, they also had alot of practice in ESL tournaments, and WG tournaments, RU teams as usual, very aggressive, risky style, with many french tanks, I would say that matches between EU and RU will be the most equal and the fastest of all, because of their aggressive gameplay, and our EU little more "cautious" style. SEA and CHN teams are presenting similar level, nice teamplay and cautious style.

8. Are you following competitors’ games and are you aware of their progress?
We have watched few replays from RU, SEA and CHN qualifiers, of course RU teams are the most dangerous ones, they have ALOT of experience in 7on7, so they are really lethal. We can't say much about SEA and CHN teams, after watching few replays. But it seems like they just simply lack of experience in 7on7 mode.

9. How your team prepares for the finals?
We are going to be prepared as good as its only possible, so we’ll just train a lot to enhance our tactics and teamplay.

10. What you think about Ural Steel as the tournament?
In general it's a great tournament, no arty tier limitations is something new, but we are disappointed with the fact, that only 7 persons can go on the finals.

11. Expectations for the final
We want to get as far as its only possible and have fun doing that because we have achieved already a lot, so now we can achieve only more!

 

Replays:

EU-Server. 1/4 Final. 1st PAD vs. Steel Storm.

 

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