fundamentals are usually void in 3s play because so many of the players are new to the scene. None of them played the games that help you develop your “fundamentals”, at least not the way they’re trying to play 3s, and that makes it even harder. I’m one of those players but I’ve since started playing all these other games and I think I’m a little passed that point.
Usually the reason I’ll lose to a scrub is because I don’t want to rail on em, I’ll play em like I would play anyone else and that’s tends to make the matches long winded. Then I get annoyed and just go for the most damaing/risky stuff and I’ll lose. But that almost never happens now.
I want these guys to keep playing so I’ll beat them, but I’ll do it nicely. Eventually they ask questions and soon they are no longer noobs. We have four players like that at regency.
Also, I don’t lose to noobs anymore, as long as I’m not using some stupid character I don’t know to use like Chun.
edit: hahahah one time I played a noob in tournament and was beatng him like bad at the beginning, but then I started fucking around and didn’t hit confirm one combo, and bamf. I lost. haha. ok that’s my story. I lost smiling though, I knew it was my fault.