An Internet outage in the Austin, Texas area nearly sank a world-class StarCraft II player's bid to advance in the game's world championship tournament. His uplink stabilized in time for him to gut out two match victories and advance, however.
StarCraft World Championships: The final of the StarCraft II World Championship Series played today in Cologne, Germany. The winner is on the jump.
The world champion of StarCraft II will be crowned this weekend at Gamescom, and action is underway right now in the tournament's group stage decider matches. You can watch all of the action right here.