HLTV Confirmed S5E28 | Aleksib talks OG issues, ISSAA criticism, roster change & bootcamp plans
Aleksib joins HLTV Confirmed during a poor period for his team, talking about the criticism leveled at OG, the calls for player changes and a map pool overhaul, and explains what is stopping them from having a bootcamp at the moment. The Finnish caller also talks about the ENCE situation, games at IEM Katowice, and the most underrated players in the scene.
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0:00 - Podcast intro
Hot seat with Aleksib
3:15 - Introducing Aleksib, OG reaching #6 in the world
7:15 - Player break and preparations
14:37 - 2021 slump (summit, BLAST, Katowice)
17:04 - ISSAA’s ping issue and playing in the online era
19:47 - 6-man roster, bootcamp, org’s capabilities
23:15 - ruggah’s ban and the coach situation
28:13 - Making comms public - is it good?
30:50 - Aleksib’s role and OG’s map pool
34:40 - ENCE situation & the Finish scene
37:54 - suNny leaves ENCE, new project incoming?
43:15 - Omaken acquires Heroic
44:08 - apEX return to Vitality roster
50:42 - IEM schedule & format
58:01 - Play-in: mouz’s performance
1:02:53 - Complexity falter
1:05:16 - NiP’s great start at IEM
1:15:07 - CIS teams continue to impress
1:25:17 - Liquid to semis with FalleN’s calling
1:30:51 - Astralis in playoffs, Bubzkji out of the picture?
1:36:11 - FaZe’s first impression with karrigan
1:46:47 - How will the playoffs go?
1:54:26 - Underrated players & SANJIing utility
1:58:51 - When should you make a player change?
2:02:45 - Final words
HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.
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