In September 2018, as the confetti showered red in the SSE Arena, the Astralis era was cemented. Much was to be lauded about their teamwork, quality and utter dominance of a Counter-Strike Major, the likes of which had never been seen before. The feeling within the Astralis lineup was completely fresh, one of confidence and pride after winning their second Major. The defeated finalists, Natus Vincere, had in fact felt how they did previously. The CIS powerhouse have failed three times in Major grand finals. Why?