1 1 2
2 1 4
4 2 1 3 2
This may just be as easy as it looks
Tags say wordplay and story, so here's the story -
One won [over] two.
Two won [over] four.
for Two won [over] Three too.
So it's some kind of a race with the first place going to "One", second place to "Two".
Could it be
The shape which is made by the numbers and
Yin the current position looks like "L". A hint tells to look, and also says it's easy (weak in a possible interpretation).
Yis the sound similar to "AI" sometimes. Mentioning the title makes to think of