Luminosity defeat TSM, to ECS final
Luminosity became the second grand finalist at the ECS Season 1 Finals after defeating TSM 2-0 (16-3 on Overpass and 16-14 on Cobblestone).
Luminosity and TSM met in a best-of-three series to decide the opponent of the grand finalist G2. Overpass was where the clash started and the CT-sided Brazilians secured the first three rounds of the map.
After Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo & co. made it 6-0, TSM managed to win a round and Luminosity had a chance to answer right back but Pujan "FNS" Mehta clutched a 1vs3 to give his team their second round. TSM's three round streak was stopped by Lincoln "fnx" Lau's triple kill, which was followed by another triple kill, this time by Epitacio "TACO" de Melo (8-3).
TACO came up huge on Overpass
Luminosity grabbed the second half pistol round after TACO's opening kill and they almost got upset in the second round but FalleN reigned supreme, making it 14-3. The Brazilians finished off the first match 16-3.
TSM, who were on the T-side, lost the first round of Cobblestone but responded in the second round. Luminosity returned the favor and extended their lead to 5-1 but the North Americans cut the deficit to one.
fer was impeccable on Cobblestone
The late stage of the half was dominated by TSM who led 8-7 at halftime. coldzera almost clutched a 1vs3 in the pistol round of the second half but Timothy "autimatic" Ta got the last kill and won the round (9-7). Luminosity won the first weapon round after losing the ecos and trailed 8-11.
|Luminosity||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|44 - 31||+13||106.6||1.43|
|43 - 30||+13||91.4||1.26|
|43 - 28||+15||80.8||1.26|
|34 - 29||+5||72.7||1.12|
|33 - 34||-1||74.0||1.06|
|TSM||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|39 - 41||-2||93.1||1.13|
|34 - 39||-5||80.1||1.02|
|31 - 36||-5||58.1||0.78|
|28 - 42||-14||61.0||0.77|
|20 - 40||-20||60.5||0.70|
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