GSL Code S resumed after an upset-laden IEM Katowice, with the first couple of RO16 groups offering up a few more surprises after the previous week's international spectacle.
While Maru advanced to the quarterfinals from Group A, he was made to advance in second place after losing to a feisty Bunny who continued his strong run of form in 2019. While not as shocking as Maru's IEM Katowice group stage elimination, it deepened worries that the 3x Code S champion of 2018 may have regressed considerably in form.
In Group D of the RO16, soO traded one curse for another. A kong no longer, soO suffered the common 'championship hangover' and was eliminated after two series losses to Rogue. TY and Rogue were able to partially make up for their lackluster results at IEM Katowice, securing their advancement to the Code S quarterfinals.
Code S now goes on another week hiatus for another big-money international tournament in WESG, which will be held over March 11-17. Code S will resume on March 20th with Group C of the RO16, where Classic, Trap, INnoVation, and sOs will be in action (check out Liquipedia for more information).