Challonge DDOS and Recovery

He Mockit Headz,

As some of you may know, challonge was allegedly ddos’d and their CDN Incapsula could not stand the DDOS. This caused the Mockit Bracket for the 3v3 tournament on Saturday March 19th to adapt. We at Mockit are quick on our feet, and the awesome team sprang into action. We threw up the whiteboard and started to do it manually.

We put snapshots in our discord server and honestly, our AMAZING community was super supportive. The Mockit Team behind the scenes was doing manual brackets and it went incredibly well.

Challonge recovered about 25 minutes later and the bracket was quickly updated.  Thanks to everyone who was patient with us and a huge shout out to the Mockit Team for being so amazingly on point to aid in manual pencil whipping during the outtage.

Thanks for being awesome folks.

Luckey

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