StarCraft Pro Foiled By His Biggest Foe Yet: A Champagne Bottle

StarCraft Pro Foiled By His Biggest Foe Yet: A Champagne Bottle
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You might think the grand finals are the hardest part of any eSport tournament, but for some players that’s not the case. Korean StarCraft II player TaeJa, who — after winning 17 tough matches at Dreamhack — got defeated by the champagne bottle. He was simply unable to open it.

And since it’s not the first time something like this happened, a Twitter user called ‘DreamHack Champagne’ even tweeted about its fourth success.

Here’s the whole ceremony. Luckily it was more funny than awkward:

This happens all the time. Sometimes the winners are lucky with the bottle, sometimes not. You could say this is the real final challenge at Dreamhack:

There’s even a silly little tutorial for future champions:

Of course, some of the matches were incredible. You should check Dreamhack’s YouTube channel (or Twitch) later for the replays when they are finally uploaded.

Dreamhack Summer 2014 – Day 3 Highlights [YouTube, via r/starcraft]