If you have further comments, you can reach us via email: esports@dallasnews.com. Hes had plenty of opportunities to show his value, and in all of them he seemed washed up. Get the latest D-FW sports news, analysis and opinion delivered straight to your inbox. Nothing is settled yet. He can't transition into a coach role either, considering his unpredictable nature. Fans saw less of Taimou during the Overwatch League Season 2. Dallas may be out of the running for the play-in event, but they can still give the viewers what they want: hype moments like this one. He would not play on another team until two months later. "We have some stuff planned to where we will definitely see both of them in both matches," Atkins said. This, along with the release of former head coach KyKy and the signing of Aero, as well as the lack of stress of playoffs led to the Fuel's most successful stage. Five Stage 4, Week 3 Dallas Fuel storylines: aKm, Taimou to continue splitting time; unofficial cheering guide Dylan "aKm" Bignet, pictured here in … After capturing the point up to 99 percent, Dallas lost it to Guangzhou. so grabbing that first map will be critical on Friday. The Dallas Fuel begin a critical stretch of the season this week. He is currently a Content Creator for Team Envy. He managed to help his team reach stage playoffs, losing to New York Excelsior in the semi-finals. Effect + xQc + Taimou + Seagull + Harryhook + custa was the dream, BibleThump, real talk. If I was in that situation I'd underperform too. With the Goats meta dominating the second season of Overwatch League, Taimou would find no time on Stage 1 due to his hero pool not matching the current meta. Right off the bat on their first game, IDDQD made a statement with the win on how powerful their roster was. Get the latest D-FW sports news, analysis and opinion delivered straight to your inbox. Here's the unofficial Fuel rooting guide for Stage 4, Week 3. Sunday: Cheer for Washington (5-19) over Houston (9-16) -- if the Outlaws win on Friday, and a number of other games go Houston's way, then another L for Dallas' rival is still needed. Surprisingly, Taimou was picked to be the replacement for main tank at this stage, despite the team having main tank cocco on their team. The team is co-owned by Envy Gaming, who also own Team Envy, and by Envy investor Kenneth Hersh, a Dallas-based financier in the energy sector. Good Aim” to Valorant now. Unsurprisingly, they completely destroyed the tournament. Over on Reddit, a clip of the moment got nearly 1,000 upvotes after the match as fans reminisced about their favorite Taimou shots — like  this Widowmaker shot on an attacking Genji player from the OGN Overwatch Apex event. In Stage 4 however, things immediately turned around for the Fuel with a much slower meta with the introduction of Brigitte. Starting things off. The point flipped back in Dallas' favor shortly after and into overtime, where Dallas eventually put a point on the board on Ilios. Going into a game not knowing if your dps is going to be able to do his job or not is going to mess with a team psychologically. Atkins expects main tank play to be key in matches against the Gladiators and the Shock this weekend, so getting focused play and key shield usage from Son and Powell could mean the difference in securing points and losing maps. And he has a track record of being garbage person, so I'm actually kinda happy he doesn't have a spot of fuel anymore and hopefully the league. After Fortnite World Cup runner-up Harrison “psalm” Chang, today it is Overwatch player Timo "Taimou" Kettunen who announced switching to Valorant. Akm will take taimou' place as for right now and who know taimou will get his best form or not. With three tanks and three supports, there's really no room for a specialty hero like Widowmaker, and so Taimou was benched — until recently. Founded in 2017, Dallas Fuel is one of the league's twelve founding members and is one of two professional Overwatch teams based in Texas (the other, Houston Outlaws). So simple arithmetic shows how key this week is. Taimou and the IDDQD squad would win Gold on their first tournament, sweeping most of the tournament and winning in a close 3-2 game against REUNITED in the finals. There exist other garbage people who will gleefully speculate, project upon, and pitchfork overwatch pros who fuck up on Twitter. u/PracticallyIndian. Ophelie has been analyzing Overwatch ever since its release in 2016. I'd be very surprised if he gets another contract with any team in OWL. Oh, and aren't all Dallas fans supposed to cheer against Houston, anyway? He had previously been suspended for four games and fined $2,000 for making anti-gay remarks about fellow Overwatch League player Austin "Muma" Wilmot in January. with the occasional Seagull/Mickie rotation I wonder what couldve become. He will carry his nickname of “Mr. During the early 2000s, Kettunen heard of Korean StarCraft players earning money through competitions, and decided th… it will be very hard to join a new team right now, he should probably stay with dallas and improve on what he chooses to and then play in season 2 in a new team, Nobody else in the league would want him so he better tries hard with dallas. I … Taimou played a major role for Dallas Fuel during Overwatch League Season 1 Timo "Taimou" Kettunen took part in the Overwatch League Season 1 with Dallas Fuel as the team’s hitscan specialist. Swapping the main tank has been part of the Fuel's overarching strategy for this Stage, and much like the DPS swaps, Atkins said to expect to see more of it this week. As the GOATs composition dominated the League, Kettunen struggled to find his place in this new meta. Taimou's made shots like that before — plenty of them — but during this match in particular, in the middle of Dallas' losing streak, it was encouraging to see that Taimou's still got aim. He was primarily a hitscan player known for his aggressive Widowmaker and McCree play. Feel bad for taimou tbh. Taimou will probably play in Dallas' next match during the Kit Kat Rivalry Weekend presented by Los Angeles Valiant, and here's to hoping we see some more plays like this. They should redo the former Envyus team in contenders. Off-screen from the main broadcast, Taimou appeared to get the first pick of the fight, pushing the tide in Dallas' direction. The Fuel compete in the Pacific West Division. Timo “Taimou” Kettunen of the Dallas Fuel was hit with a $1,000 fine for using anti-gay slurs on his personal stream. I want to thank him for his time and the passion he brought to the Dallas Fuel.". If he can, i can see akm leaves df to get a regular playtime on stage but if taimou fails to get his confident back, he needs to play another hero or else he is going to retire from ow comp scene entirely. Taimou made his return in stage three, but we really got to see a lot more of him when stage four's 2-2-2 role lock was implemented. Prior to playing Activision Blizzard’s game, Kettunen had a competitive background in Team Fortress 2, Dirty Bomb, League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. 285. Widowmaker was back. His hitscan specialty didn’t combine with the 3 support 3 tanks meta, and as a result he warmed the bench most of the Season. Please take this survey about the article to help us determine the best coverage approach for future esports stories. Dallas Fuel is the team representing Dallas, Texas, USA, in the Overwatch League. During Stage 2, problems occurred with the main tank position for the team, with former member xQc being released and OGE being suspended for boosting. If Houston loses its first match this week, feel free to pull for the guys in green (but don't tell anyone). On August 19th, 2017, the team participated in the Overwatch Contenders 2017 Season 1: North America through an invitation. Realistically, there appear to be five teams competing for the final three play-in spots: Atlanta, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Dallas and the LA Valiant. The team would once again underperform, going 2-8 during the stage and only going 1-9 in the next stage, with the only win being against a then winless Shanghai Dragons. Has been banned from ETF2L for insulting nationality, taunting terrorism victims via offensive team names, and ignoring admin warnings, on top of his previous offenses. The shot may not have won Dallas the game, but it certainly got the team's fan base excited. Posted by. 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