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ESPC #1 this weekend in Helsinki
Time: 2013-02-07 15:28
Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

This weekend The Group, ESPC and GameBase.fi are hosting the first ESPC Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament together in Helsinki on Saturday.

ESPC has previously hosted many Call of Duty tournaments in Helsinki, with the organizers now moving to CS:GO with their first event at Pelitalo with a prize purse of 1,300€.

The tournament will start with two simultaneous groups consisting of four teams, followed up by a single elimination best-of-three bracket for the top two teams in each group.

While Curse will not be in attendance a total of eight other Finnish teams including FR34KSHOW, with Curse's Timo "reflex" Rintala as a stand-in, as well as Slaava "Twista" Räsänen's new Eternity Gaming squad will compete for the first place prize of 700€.

reflex steps in for FR34KSHOW at ESPC #1

Teams will be allowed to setup at 10:00 on Saturday, followed up by both groups being played with matches starting at 11:00, 12:15 and 13:30.

The semi-finals will kick-off at 16:00 after a lunch break for the teams, followed up by the third place decider and the grand final taking place at 19:00.

Following teams will compete at ESPC #1:

FR34KSHOW Mistral Menace.fi RAIDERS
RCTIC Recursive Paranoia Eternity

On top of the 1,300€ prize purse, which will be shared among the top three teams as follows, hardware prizes will be given out and the MVP will receive a so far unknown prize.

ESPC #1 prize distribution:

1. 700€
2. 400€
3. 200€
4. Hardware

The official stream, which will feature Juha "aNGeldusT" Kurppa as a commentator, will show on our front page under ESPC. HLTV.org will cover the event with hot matches and by hosting GOTV for the matches that aren't streamed. 

gl freakshow
2013-02-07 15:30:33
amazing no curse ?!
2013-02-07 15:33:15
TMVG (finnish team won them 2-1 in maps at qualification) but curse was using name curse(remix) because of different lineup

TMVG:jOELZ, shaker, dRiim, allu, ScurK, suNny, Wazakhaq

curse(remix):(natu, reflex, naSu, aslak, CISU)

and tmvg was dropped out because of lose to: BX3 (tacky, rod, m1kkis, phnien, moen) // 2-0 in maps.

last spot for the tournament is going to be between BX3 (tacky, rod, m1kkis, phnien, moen) and: partyastronauts (Cy, firesenz, rain, vENdetta, nov). both teams are from norway.

Post edited 2013-02-07 17:22:50
2013-02-07 17:19:15
bulu get your facts right :D

those matches where quals to winter assembly
2013-02-07 19:33:50
2013-02-07 20:00:12
yeah im so tired at the moment sorry about that.

i cant anymore edit that text or delete it, but i hope nobody misunderstood.

Post edited 2013-02-07 20:19:54
2013-02-07 20:18:44

Post edited 2013-02-07 15:37:40
2013-02-07 15:36:27
gl eternity
2013-02-07 15:38:08
Line ups?
2013-02-07 15:39:31
HyperX FR34KSHOW (gstus, ociriz, KIPSIk, God, reflex)
Team Mistral (juhits, HENKSU, MAUKKiS, SAGGERTON, xseveN)
Team Menace.fi (toniii, nyby, depsnine, Munakas, marTyLoOw)
RAIDERS (fAlsu, MDL, reVicer, KELLI, xartE)
RCTIC eSports (Pahis, Rodetskyi, Luukkis, Malibu, String Emil)
eSpuma (luse, JOLLEG, MiiKATS, migu, CARLOS)
Paranoia eSports (deksu, VILZU, NOOKIE, petsku, Jesu)
Eternity Gaming (Twista, KHRN, SAMITSKY, kononen, nashje)

Post edited 2013-02-07 15:44:42
2013-02-07 15:42:27
2013-02-07 15:42:46
milA - That's absolutely fantastic to say that I'm that great player... But actually our HyperX FR34KSHOW line-up is gstus, ociriz, KIPSIk, God, reflex! :)
2013-02-07 15:43:54
2013-02-07 15:45:45
You counted me twice... Does that mean that you want me to frag twice as much? :o

Post edited 2013-02-07 15:47:59
2013-02-07 15:47:35
2013-02-07 17:16:01
HyperX FR34KSHOW (gstus, ociriz, KIPSIk, God, gstus)


Post edited 2013-02-07 15:44:50
2013-02-07 15:44:29
Let's go Eternity!!!
2013-02-07 15:42:54
no more cake for reflex... BAD reflex! No! Drop it!
2013-02-07 15:44:24
Stream will be in English or Finnish?

Post edited 2013-02-07 15:47:12
2013-02-07 15:46:58
Probably finnish - but lets hope they will give it a shot on english :-D

Post edited 2013-02-07 15:52:39
2013-02-07 15:51:55
Actually its reasonable, because there are only Finnish teams. But yes, lets hope :)
2013-02-07 15:55:05
Hopefully we get to hear good Finnish Rally English! ;)

Post edited 2013-02-07 15:55:41
2013-02-07 15:55:13
just leaving this here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QsZhME3-uY
2013-02-07 16:18:59
in Finnish.
2013-02-07 16:15:02
Reason for Curse not attending?
2013-02-07 15:52:26
it always makes me laugh when i watch skijumping @ tv, and the commentator is introducing players from finland, like hari peka nikola or some other hilarious names :)
2013-02-07 15:59:02
'hari peka nikola' sounds Japanese to me.
2013-02-07 16:02:27
the top 3 will be: (not in order)
Team Mistral
Eternity Gaming

Pure guessing :)
2013-02-07 16:31:10
yeah those three r my guess too, RAIDERS could make their way in to the top3 though
2013-02-07 17:12:29
gl eternity
2013-02-07 20:39:19
Hopefully NiP wins!
2013-02-08 14:37:53
recursive lineup?
2013-02-08 17:04:56
2013-02-09 09:05:35

stream for some of the matches!
2013-02-09 11:26:18

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