Welcome to the Snowball Esports OPL Power Rankings for Split 2, Week Three.
A return to form for some teams, and some surprise game losses for others in Week 3 of the OPL. Our panel this split consists of Snowball’s own Andrew Wray, Reece Perry, Callum Matthews and Swifty. Callum was unable to do rankings this week, in his place we have another amazing guest contributor – Ellis Longhurst. New for power rankings this split is the Community slot. These are made up of our community panel’s individual personal power rankings, averaged together.
Want more detail as to why our panel put the teams in the order they did? Click below for more thoughts from each pundit.
Claire tweeted after the series that he felt his team was warranting play that deserves rift rival status, hard to disagree after MAMMOTH couldn’t get the job done after their first mid table encounter.
ORDER have sent the rest of the competition a message bouncing back in a dominant performance, after Avant showed promising signs against the Dire Wolves in week 2, ORDER put a big dent in their playoff credentials.
Bombers taking games off Legacy and Chiefs is really making a case to take them off the bottom of the rankings but Tectonic having a series win keeps them just above.
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The Dire Wolves edge Chiefs by the narrowest of margins. These two are super-tight but the way they dropped game 2 was disappointing and the Wolfpack are ramping up. I believe that Chiefs’ mistakes are easily fixed and I’d back them to do so but that doesn’t factor into a power ranking.
Legacy leap to the top of the still-incredibly-tight congestion that is third to seventh. Trying to make fine gradations among the “let’s just split with each other” pack of ORDER/Avant/Tectonic is tough. In the end I looked to how they did against the Wolves to split them.
Avant and ORDER were both strong, so ORDER gets the nod due to head-to-head. Avant slots in behind them, and Tectonic take seventh. Again, these five places are incredibly close together in my mind.
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The top two spots oscillate between Dire Wolves and Chiefs. This week, Dire Wolves take first because they secured a 2-0, while Chiefs lost a game to clear bottom of the OPL ladder- Bombers (whose own performance has moved them up my power rankings this week).
Fifth through eighth were determined by this week’s match records against the top four as well as strength of play during the matches. Very little splits the teams in the section previously known by EGym as “irrelevant” – fourth to eighth place.
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With Dire Wolves getting a 2-0 this week and Chiefs dropping a game to last-placed Bombers, my top two has shifted.
ORDER have bounced back with a very dominant 2-0 over Avant, who have fallen to 6th. Legacy (apart from game 2) in their series against MAMMOTH look to have returned to form.
I’m keen to see what Tectonic can do next week with Value playing.
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