Luminosity & NiP with wins
Two more matches have been played in Katowice as Luminosity beat fnatic 16-12 on de_inferno and NiP got their first win against TheMongolz.
Both Luminosity and fnatic won against Natus Vincere in their opening matches and the battleground for this one was de_inferno. The Brazilians' CT-side pistol round victory was spoiled by a vintage fnatic force-buy to start things off. Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer & co. earned the subsequent two rounds, followed by two rounds of Luminosity to tie it at 3-3.
Their streak was stopped at five as fnatic grabbed a round but Luminosity answered right back. After Fernando "fer" Alvarenga's quad-kill to bring it to 7-4, olofmeister's triple kill got his team their fifth round. At halftime, the Brazilian team led 9-6.
fer keeps on impressing
Dennis "dennis" Edman's triple-kill paved the way for the pistol round win and after that, fnatic reached to nine rounds, tying the game. fer's awesome showing continued with a 1v2 clutch quad-kill prevented fnatic from running away with it.
After a tactical timeout by fnatic, dennis showed up once again with a triple spraydown to cut the deficit to two (11-13). Epitacio "TACO" de Melo's 1v2 clutch gave his team three match points and they finished it off 16-12.
|Luminosity||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Fernando 'fer' Alvarengafer||33 - 17||+16||111.0||1.77|
|Epitacio 'TACO' de MeloTACO||21 - 19||+2||88.4||1.28|
|Gabriel 'FalleN' ToledoFalleN||17 - 16||+1||72.8||1.10|
|Marcelo 'coldzera' Davidcoldzera||19 - 19||0||66.1||0.97|
|Lincoln 'fnx' Laufnx||12 - 19||-7||61.1||0.83|
|fnatic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjerolofmeister||19 - 23||-4||94.4||1.08|
|Jesper 'JW' WecksellJW||19 - 20||-1||71.0||1.03|
|Dennis 'dennis' Edmandennis||20 - 22||-2||72.9||1.02|
|Robin 'flusha' Rönnquistflusha||17 - 19||-2||69.1||0.90|
|Freddy 'KRIMZ' JohanssonKRIMZ||15 - 18||-3||54.6||0.85|
The other match brought NiP and TheMongolz together on de_mirage. Both the Swedes and the Mongols fell to mousesports in their first matches. Despite losing the pistol round on the T-side, NiP exerted their dominance and initiated a huge streak.
Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg came on top of a 1v1 clutch, getting his team's tenth round in a row. The Swedish team finished the half 13-2 ahead and won it all 16-5. f0rest's 22-10 K-D in this matchup was a good sign for the ninjas.
|NiP||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Patrik 'f0rest' Lindbergf0rest||22 - 10||+12||104.8||1.82|
|Richard 'Xizt' LandströmXizt||21 - 13||+8||97.6||1.74|
|Adam 'friberg' Fribergfriberg||19 - 14||+5||101.7||1.48|
|Jacob 'pyth' Mourujärvipyth||17 - 13||+4||76.5||1.29|
|Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' AlesundGeT_RiGhT||10 - 15||-5||77.8||1.07|
|TheMongolz||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Enkhtaivan 'Machinegun' LkhagvaMachinegun||18 - 19||-1||86.2||1.07|
|Tsog 'Tsogoo' MashbatTsogoo||16 - 17||-1||87.6||0.97|
|Bold 'ncl' Batsuhncl||12 - 18||-6||75.4||0.71|
|Temuulen 'Zilkenberg' BattulgaZilkenberg||11 - 18||-7||73.1||0.70|
|Otgonjargal 'Menace' GanzorigMenace||8 - 17||-9||48.9||0.55|
IEM Katowice 2016 will continue with a Swedish rivalry between NiP and fnatic, meanwhile mousesports will be playing aganinst Natus Vincere. Another loss by the CIS team could mark their tournament exit, so they have to win this match.