Astralis decimate Method

Astralis didn't have much trouble against Method in Vilnius as the Danes closed it out 2-0 (16-2 on de_mirage, 16-4 on de_overpass).

Group B's second opening match at Game Show Global eSports Cup 2016 was between Method and Astralis. Method were without their two most important players Ivan "spaze" Obrezhan and Dmitriy "facecrack" Alekseyev as they experienced visa issues and they used two Estonian stand-ins. The clash kicked off on de_mirage with the Danes electing to start on the CT-side.

Method were able to plant the bomb in the pistol round but a strong retake by Astralis earned them the round. Although the Russians were able to buy rifles and planted the bomb in the third round, Finn "karrigan" Andersen's sneaky defuse stopped their rivals in their tracks (3-0). Consecutive bomb plants kept Method's economy in a good condition but Astralis were unfazed as they continued to win rounds, bringing the score to 7-0.


dupreeh dominated on both maps

The Russians came close when Nicolai "device" Reedtz and Savelii "jmqa" Bragin were on a 1v1 clutch situation but device killed his opponent with only two health points left (10-0). Hendrik "cheti" Vallimägi's 1v1 victory against karrigan got his team their first round which would be their only one in the half.

A pistol round victory didn't help Method, as Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen's three Deagle kills got his team thirteen match points. Astralis were not in need of these match points though, closing it out immediately with a 16-2 score in the end.

The second map (de_overpass) started with Method’s CT-side pistol round win but losing the next round put them in a tough situation. Kristjan "fejtZ" Allsaar's 1v3 and his team's next round victory brought the score to 3-3 and they exceeded the amount of rounds they got on the whole of de_mirage. Despite the good start, Astralis did not slow it down and finished the half 11-4 ahead. The final score was 16-4 in favor of Astralis.

 Astralis K - D +/- ADR Rating 1.0
 Method K - D +/- ADR Rating 1.0

Astralis will be playing G2 in the winners' match while Method will be trying to hold on the tournament in an elimination match against Cloud9.

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Russia Savelii 'jmqa' Bragin
Savelii 'jmqa' Bragin
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
889
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Estonia Kristjan 'fejtZ' Allsaar
Kristjan 'fejtZ' Allsaar
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
576
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1523
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Russia Dmitriy 'facecrack' Alekseyev
Dmitriy 'facecrack' Alekseyev
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1110
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
1403
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.13
Russia Ivan 'spaze' Obrezhan
Ivan 'spaze' Obrezhan
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
534
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.14
Estonia Hendrik 'cheti' Vallimägi
Hendrik 'cheti' Vallimägi
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
151
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.15
Denmark Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
1538
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
rip estonia
2016-02-05 14:46
at least it didn't affect the prices on their alko so we're safe
2016-02-05 14:47
#33
ropz | 
Estonia Chimeraz 
hahaha
2016-02-05 14:48
FejtZ Carry ruskie... To ez for us
2016-02-05 15:27
+1
2016-02-05 14:49
#48
 | 
Finland Madd!z 
+1
2016-02-05 14:54
+1
2016-02-05 14:59
1
2016-02-05 14:46
#3
Aleksib | 
Bangladesh 696969 
n1
2016-02-05 14:46
#4
Bulgaria Pitka 
1
2016-02-05 14:46
gg
2016-02-05 14:46
#87
 | 
India RrOuTe_FoRcE 
It was no more than a stomp. There was a time in counter strike when players used to say GG only when they felt that the games were closely fought and the loosing team did really good. When the matches were not as much equal, the loosing team would write wp and the winners thanked for the appreciation. But eventually, the winning teams out of humility started writing gg and now, even a stomp like this is being called a good game. It was no more than a nice try tbh, but the truth is that method (with two stand-ins) were crippled right from start and couldn't match karrigan & co. the entire match. nt wp
2016-02-06 07:37
kk
2016-02-05 14:46
#7
Norway DeanW 
n1
2016-02-05 14:46
gr8
2016-02-05 14:46
bots got rekt
2016-02-05 14:47
LMAO na method > cis method
2016-02-05 14:46
you mean Russian method?
2016-02-05 15:06
Russian meth*
2016-02-06 00:34
2
2016-02-05 14:46
fak i was close
2016-02-05 14:47
holaa
2016-02-05 14:46
nice
2016-02-05 14:46
expected
2016-02-05 14:46
decimated
2016-02-05 14:46
EAZY
2016-02-05 14:46
very nice
2016-02-05 14:46
1
2016-02-05 14:46
#20
 | 
Sweden fued 
lel
2016-02-05 14:46
nt
2016-02-05 14:46
who?
2016-02-05 14:46
negev rekt so hard
2016-02-05 14:46
Jesus Dupreeh. Absolute monster!
2016-02-05 14:46
#25
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
sehr gut
2016-02-05 14:46
Who would've thought? ;)
2016-02-05 14:47
please stop spamming, who cares who writes 1st? wp Astralis, hope they finally win a tournament
2016-02-05 14:47
+1
2016-02-05 15:05
#28
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Canada mellowk 
Astralis tried to do their silly pit strat, but it was ruined by the B rush =[
2016-02-05 14:47
ENCE beat Method 16-1 on de_mirage, clearly ENCE > Astralis.
2016-02-05 14:47
ence 32 - 3 method astralis 32 - 6 method --> ence > astralis hltv confirmed
2016-02-05 14:50
Ence best team europe confirmed ENCE > FNC
2016-02-05 15:13
The best player of Method is a stand-in.
2016-02-05 14:48
sad method.. Method needs to stop play CSGO, is not there scene. they were good at WoW, and thats it, right now it just waste of time and money...
2016-02-05 14:48
fak
2016-02-05 14:48
#38
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Netherlands Krin 
Dupreeh calm down pls
2016-02-05 14:48
I don't think the half finished 12-4, buddies.
2016-02-05 14:50
dupreeh smurfing
2016-02-05 14:50
#44
 | 
Estonia swag420weed 
Fejtz still decent :D
2016-02-05 14:51
#47
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
He atleast had some good rounds
2016-02-05 14:54
pornhub let me upload rape :(
2016-02-05 14:55
#50
Thorin | 
United Kingdom Areashi 
Expected
2016-02-05 14:55
Method got less rounds against ENCE so ENCE > Astralis eZ
2016-02-05 15:00
#71
 | 
Latvia Ke]R[4u 
and method had full roster vs ence, so ence 16-0 astralis most likely
2016-02-05 15:16
#56
 | 
Cyprus Swishh_ 
nt
2016-02-05 15:02
btw will there be demos for this event hltv?
2016-02-05 15:05
You can reach the demos for this event here: hltv.org/?pageid=28&offset=0&search=1&te..
2016-02-05 15:10
ty :)
2016-02-05 15:11
I love turkey and kebab <3
2016-02-05 15:14
Everybody loves kebab, but very few people love Turkey :)
2016-02-05 15:15
#61
nukkye | 
Australia riotbz 
unexpected :OOO
2016-02-05 15:06
raped* ftfy
2016-02-05 15:15
#80
World d744 
OWNAGE
2016-02-05 18:25
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