2019 4chan Winter Cup Group E
Group E of the 2019 4chan Winter Cup contains the following teams:
|Team||Place in last competition||Pre-cup position in Rankings|
|/gd/||7th in 2018 4chan Summer Cup||9th|
|/r9k/||16th in 2018 4chan Summer Cup||15th|
|/mu/||8th in 2018 4chan Autumn Babby Cup||35th|
|/ck/||t-10th in 2018 4chan Autumn Babby Cup||19th|
/gd/ v /mu/
Background: Three times, /mu/ have played /gd/ and won. Their first meeting, a 2–1 /mu/ win, is >famous as /gd/'s first ever Elite Cup match and infamous as part of what led to /gd/'s manager at the time getting banned from the cup. The second was another 2–1 /mu/ win as part of the 2015 4chan Summer Cup group stage, and the third, a 1–0 /mu/ win in the 2017 4chan Winter Cup quarterfinals, is known for /gd/ silver Fuck You Pay Me receiving his second sending off of the cup.
|15 February 2019, 17:00 UTC|
/r9k/ v /ck/
Background: /ck/ have played /r9k/ many times. The first matchup was an unremarkable 3–1 /ck/ win in the 2012 4chan Autumn Babby Cup Friendlies before they defeated /r9k/ a second time, 2–1 in the 2014 4chan Autumn Babby Cup group stage. /r9k/ got the upper hand in the previous two meetings, first winning 3–1 in a 2017 4chan Spring Babby Cup match that ended up little more than a nice way to end a run before taking a 3–2 win to help stay elite in the previous Elite Cup.
|15 February 2019, 17:40 UTC|
/gd/ v /r9k/
Background: /gd/ have had a mixed set of results against /r9k/. Their first matchup was an absolutely forgettable 0–0 draw, the second saw /gd/ win 2–1 to start a 9 point master race run, the third was a dominant 3–0 /r9k/ victory en route to winning the entire babby, and the last meeting was a 1–1 draw in the past Elite Cup.
|17 February 2019, 17:00 UTC|
/mu/ v /ck/
|17 February 2019, 17:40 UTC|
/r9k v /mu/
|23 February 2019, 17:00 UTC|
/ck/ v /gd/
|23 February 2019, 17:40 UTC|