This is Ryan Loh again, and this time I’ll be writing a report on a season that went from 0 to an ending total of 328 Championship Points, and culminated with a 4-3 finish as I stumbled at the final Swiss hurdle of Worlds 2017 Day 1.
This season has been a satisfying one, and I’m happy I saw it through to the end. The story begins with Worlds 2016. Continue reading “Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quitting does: 2017 Season Report”
It’s me, the Grandmaster.
This will be a simple team report, without war-stories.
This story began on the plane ride home after a devastating X-3 drop at the Malaysian Regionals. I was sitting with two other mates, and lamenting my crushing defeats. What was I doing wrong?
“You weren’t playing to your strengths. Ever since the start of your season, you’ve been obsessed with finding a perfect new core to work with. You play with hard reads, not defensive switching.”
Those words from Matt rang true. I hadn’t been playing to my strengths.
This wasn’t a long conversation. It was, after all, only a flight from Kuala Lumpur back to Singapore. It did move to an often overlooked Pokemon – Pheromosa.
Continue reading “From the Ashes – T8 SG Open III”