Astana Dragons have defeated fnatic 2-1 (16-7 de_inferno_se, 11-16 de_mirage_ce, 16-5 de_nuke_se) to win TECHLABS and $3,500, and qualify for the finals in Moscow.
Astana Dragons had a promising debut on LAN as a team as they took on the Swedes of fnatic earlier tonight for TECHLABS Cup Kiev 2013 at Cybersports Arena in a best-of-three.
The team now residing in Kiev qualified for TECHLABS Cup Kiev through an online qualifier a couple of weeks ago, while fnatic were invited directly to the event consisting of just one match on LAN.
AdreN made big plays for Astana on the final map
The Swedes lost opening map de_inferno_se 7-16, but then tied the series with a 16-11 win on de_mirage_ce, forcing the series to the all deciding third and final map, de_nuke_se.
Third map saw the Dragons, led by Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev, score twelve terrorist rounds on the Swedes and easily claim a 16-5 win after some Negev wills in the second half.
TECHLABS Cup Kiev 2013 final standings:
1. Astana Dragons - $3,500 + TECHLABS finals spot
2. fnatic - $1,500
TECHLABS Finals will take place later this year in the Russian capital Moscow, where Astana Dragons will now be after qualifying with their 2-1 win over fnatic in Kiev.