[9:35pm] Suppy wins with excellent roach timing. The venue erupted in a glorious sound of happiness from the Berkeley team and fans.
[9:25pm] CJ Entus says “Go easy on me” to Suppy. What will happen? “Is this a psychological ploy?” asks Penny, one of the fans in the crowd.
[9:15pm] bnyfan loses — it’s going to the ace match with Suppy vs CJEntus!
[8:45pm] Dayal in a shocking twist pulls out a win by brilliant prediction, foreseeing his opponent’s 5 rax. It’s now 3-2!
[8:20pm] Suppy’s post match interview is a display of bravado — “To be honest, I wasn’t really worried at all.”
[8:15pm] With impressive grace under fire, Suppy wins his match against NosRedBlack to close the gap in the series.
[7:50pm] It’s Suppy up against NosRedBlack, and he’s carrying a heavy weight. Can he tie this series up for the Berkeley team?
[7:35pm] Berkeley pulls it back in the 2v2, making the series now 2-1!
[7:10pm] Breaking the fourth wall: Duran and Tim behind the production desk.
[7:05pm] The crowd watching from one of the many outdoor screening areas. Chunnam is now 2-0.
[7:00pm] Ray vs. Abstinence, with the Korean team up 1-0. Can the collaborative effort of the NA teams catch the runaway train that is Chunnam?
[6:40pm] It’s a battle for nation’s pride with Eins and Pulsetwoonej carrying the banners first.
[6:25pm] The evening has set in on the Petersen Automotive Museum, and the grand finals are about to begin in 5 minutes!
[5:54pm] A brief survey of the crowd has an average prediction of 4-1 Chunnam in the finals. What do you think? Post in the comments below!
[5:35pm] The Korean contingents are having a conference. Discussing secret strategies for tonight? Banding together to face the double down effort of Washington/Berkeley? We will have to see how this turns out as the finals begin in one hour!
[5:15pm] TMZ Starleague: Just WHERE did she get these shoes? (Fergie!)
[4:55pm] Friendly showmatch during intermission between Aarhus and Washington is underway, casted again by Dan and Ferg. An awesome display of good sportsmanship and fun.
[4:50pm] NASL dog, Chance, pauses for a photo op with Megumi!
[4:45pm] Many fans are taking a moment to stop and talk to Day9 in the registration desk in an impromptu meet and greet.
[4:40pm] KawaiiRice has bequeathed his research on Chunnam University to Berkeley, in a show of good ol’ American patriotism. Can North America make a stand against the silent Korean behemoths?
[4:05pm] A look at our casters, Day9 and Megumixbear!
[4:00pm] Chunnam in a strong showing throughout, taking the series against UW 4-0. Heard in the crowd: “Azubu brought the Korean team some really good luck today.”
[3:45pm] A view from the production desk.
[3:05pm] Is this a sign of a Chunnam takeover? The series now stands 2-0 after a commanding win by llllllllll.
[2:55pm] The Koreans have taken the first match. Will “barcode man” follow up to make this a 2-0? It all depends on how good his TvZ is.
[2:25pm] Salgoud vs. Ray in the Washington vs. Chunnam tip off match begins. The tension is mounting. Who will face off against Berkeley in the grand finals tonight?
[1:50pm] Dan, the face of SC2 observing, says one of the most challenging things of being in the role of obs is the pressure to catch all of the action happening simultaneously.
[1:40pm] Prepping in the content/production room with Day9. Just a taste of what happens behind the scenes!
[1:36pm] 4-1 Berkeley, the first semi final winners today!
[1:33pm] What could be the final match, it’s Suppy vs. Thorminator in a roach vs. roach showdown.
[1:20pm] Fightan heroes, Salgoud vs llllllllllll.
[1:10pm] It’s 3-1 Berkeley!
[1:04pm] Another amazing cheerful spotted on the floor.
[12:57pm] “Our house” is being proxied! Sound the alarm, it’s game number 4!
[12:53pm] Check out this sickkkk cheerful from the floor! What does this mean? One may never know.
[12:50pm] Rumor from the player room has it that Washington won the “The Great Smurf War” of 2013 against their opponent, Berkeley. UW uncovered all the super secret smurf accounts of the Berkeley players in a show of psychological dominance
[12:45pm] Berkeley takes the 2v2 despite massive lag issues that popped up.
[12:30pm] 2v2 time, Impact/Inhuman v Reach/Sunshine — With a pause from Cal to say “murica, murica too good!”
[12:10pm] Megumi interviews bnyfan from Berkeley on the esports walk of fame.
[12:05pm] Berkeley is turning it around with clutch play, the series is 1-1.
[11:40am] Aarhus is up 1-0, proxy robo magic works.
[11:33am] GO BEARS! Match one of Aarhus vs. Berkeley has officially begun.
[11:27am] Megumixbear is live from the players room, talking to members of the final four teams about their preparation.
[11:17am] And the show begins! We have an early morning crowd of maybe 100… can hear the cheers from the content room.
[10:55am] Spectators are streaming in and the staff is getting prepped. We go live on azubu.tv in five minutes, marking a new and exciting era for the CSL.
[9:55am] Aarhus U. getting prepped in the players room!
[9:00am] Taking in the sights at one of the many scenic spots at the Petersen Automotive Museum.