Immortals became the champions at DreamHack ZOWIE Open Summer after beating NiP 2-0 in the grand final (16-10 on Cache and 16-13 on Mirage).
The best-of-three grand final in Jönköping started out on Cache with NiP on the T-side. The Swedes were able to plant the bomb and acquire a 4vs2 advantage but Gustavo "SHOOWTiME" Gonçalves's 1vs2 clutch gave Immortals the pistol round. NiP grabbed the fourth round with Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi's 1vs2 clutch but failed to string more rounds (3-1).
Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg's quad kill gave NiP their third round but Immortals replied with a 3vs3 retake (5-3). f0rest showed up once again, this time with a double entry kill as his team trailed 4-8. Immortals led 9-6 at halftime as NiP won three of the last four rounds of the half.
felps carried the load on Cache
Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles picked up three opening kills in the second half pistol round and Immortals extended their lead to 12-6 after winning the anti-ecos. After the Brazilians got their 14th round, NiP initiated a comeback effort but Immortals closed it out 16-10.
Immortals picked up right where they left off and won the pistol round of Mirage as they started T-side. Although they lost the first weapon round, the Brazilians answered immediately and went on to extend their lead to 7-2.
lucas had 16 kills in the first half of Mirage
The Brazilians came on top of another pistol round and led 13-3, taking a huge step towards the championship. NiP converted six rounds in a row and Immortals called for a timeout to discover a way to negate magic.
LUCAS1 company finally won a round two rounds after the timeout, making it 14-11 but their economy got reset because they lost the subsequent round. Immortals won an eco round to acquire two match points and they finished the match 16-13 ahead, winning the series 2-0 and becoming champions.
|Immortals||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|João 'felps' Vasconcellosfelps||55 - 40||+15||108.1||1.48|
|Henrique 'HEN1' TelesHEN1||40 - 27||+13||77.7||1.27|
|Lucas 'LUCAS1' TelesLUCAS1||41 - 33||+8||81.0||1.22|
|Gustavo 'SHOOWTiME' GonçalvesSHOOWTiME||41 - 29||+12||68.7||1.16|
|Ricardo 'boltz' Prassboltz||36 - 34||+2||77.4||1.09|
|NiP||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Patrik 'f0rest' Lindbergf0rest||39 - 40||-1||76.0||1.05|
|Adam 'friberg' Fribergfriberg||40 - 45||-5||83.8||0.96|
|Richard 'Xizt' LandströmXizt||33 - 44||-11||76.0||0.82|
|Jacob 'pyth' Mourujärvipyth||25 - 39||-14||53.4||0.72|
|Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' AlesundGeT_RiGhT||26 - 45||-19||58.1||0.69|
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