Heroic fend off dig to win Power-LAN
Heroic defeated dignitas 2-1 in the grand final of the Power-LAN to win the Danish tournament (19-16 on Cobblestone, 11-16 on Dust2, and 16-10 on Mirage).
Dignitas, who used Philip "aizy" Aistrup instead of Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel in this tournament, started on the T-side on Cobblestone and secured the pistol round with Kristian "k0nfig" Wienecke's 1vs1 clutch. Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså and Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander stepped up in the second round to win a 2vs5 and Heroic started a six round winning streak. Heroic was not fazed after losing a round, securing six rounds in a row again. The last round of the half went to Dignitas but Heroic led 12-3 at halftime.
gla1ve's 1vs3 win in the second half pistol round basically guaranteed a Heroic victory but Dignitas mounted an incredible comeback to take twelve rounds in a row. Heroic answered with two of their own to take the match to overtime and won the map 19-16 thanks to their performance in overtime.
valde & gla1ve make their marks
dignitas took charge on the T-side on Mirage with René "cajunb" Borg's superior AWP performance but their opponent came alive to win the half 8-7. valde's triple kill in the pistol round gave the round to Heroic who made it 12-8 after resetting their opponents' economy. valde & company won the map 16-10, and the series 2-1 to secure the Power-LAN tropy.
|Heroic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|75 - 64||+11||93.4||1.22|
|61 - 56||+5||80.1||1.17|
|69 - 58||+11||83.3||1.15|
|51 - 64||-13||66.8||0.98|
|52 - 63||-11||67.2||0.95|
|Dignitas||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|79 - 58||+21||87.5||1.23|
|60 - 58||+2||80.3||1.10|
|62 - 60||+2||71.2||1.02|
|51 - 63||-12||72.0||0.99|
|53 - 69||-16||67.9||0.84|
Final standings at Power-LAN 2016 are below:
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