Complete domination: Reply Totem reigns supreme at Gamescom Cologne

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Complete domination: Reply Totem reigns supreme at Gamescom Cologner

Set in an incredibly important field like the one at the Cologne Gamescom, four of the best teams in the world put on a show at the BS Snapdragon Challenge Finals throughout the past weekend. Reply Totem, SK Gaming, Tribe and Hmble challenged each other for the title of champion of the ESL-tagged tournament first season, structured in a first group stage phase followed by a double elimination bracket where the black-green team dominated uncontested every single match, confirming their rank 1 status within the European ranking.


With a Day 1 of the tournament characterised by three consecutive victories collected against SK Gaming Humble and Tribe, the audience of the Gamescom in Cologne was able to observe the incredible power of Maury, Maru and Joker, which through a considerable improvement both in the draft phase and in every game modes, managed to reach a level of match preparation unmatched in Europe. The confirmation came in the double elimination phase, replicating the win against Tribe Gaming and following it up with a swift 3-0 win in the Gem Grab, Brawl Ball and Heist game modes against SK in the Grand Final. The victory felt extra rewarding since SK were playing in front of their home crowd (SK gaming are based in Cologne ed.).


Reply Totem come out on top as winners from this first edition of BS Snapdragon Challenge, continuing the positive streak that sees them at the top of the EMEA region thanks to the victory of the last two Monthly Finals.


Fabio Cucciari, CEO of Reply Totem, said: “This result for us is further confirmation of the great work done by the players and staff over the past months. Winning an event of this calibre, meeting all the most formidable opponents in our region without ever losing, means a lot to us. Our goal as an organization is to get to the top of the world, and these guys are on the right track to get there, GO TOTEM! “

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