SK pass OpTic in first round

SK defeated OpTic 16-10 on Train to secure their first win in ESL One New York's Swiss group stage.

Train was chosen for the third match of the Swiss system's first round between OpTic and SK, with the former starting as Counter-Terrorists and getting off to a 5-1 start on the back of two quad-kills from Keith "NAF" Markovic.

From there onwards, the half was very much in the hands of the Brazilians, beginning with a 2v2 going their way. Forcing their opponents on low economy over and over, SK won eight rounds in a row before dropping the very last round of the half for a 9-6 lead.


SK scare OpTic off on Train

The score was equalized shortly after Tarik "tarik" Celik won a 1v1 in the second pistol round and OpTic survived the following couple of rounds. The first gunround went their way as well, but SK managed to reply in the next forcebuy and grabbed two more gunrounds thanks to three crucial doubles in a row from Fernando "fer" Alvarenga.

Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo's side followed it up with an anti-eco win and didn't take long to close out the map at 16-10.

Current standings at ESL One New York:

Team Record
Poland Virtus.pro  1-0
Denmark Astralis 1-0
Brazil SK 1-0
United States Liquid 0-0
CIS Natus Vincere  0-0
North America OpTic 0-1
France G2 0-1
Sweden fnatic 0-1

*Teams with the same record who haven't played each other will get matched in the next round

Only one match of the group's first round remains, as Liquid will take on Natus Vincere shortly.

Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1100
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1112
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.60
APR:
0.11
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1110
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
United States Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1135
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
#1
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CIS sergioff 
gg
2016-09-30 20:45
karmawhore
2016-09-30 20:45
#28
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Argentina alejofabregas 
Go SK!
2016-09-30 20:46
I will DDoS you with my USB
2016-09-30 20:46
hahaha
2016-09-30 21:02
#2
dead | 
Brazil zlkz 
good SK, lets gow
2016-09-30 20:45
1
2016-09-30 20:45
ez
2016-09-30 20:45
#5
fox | 
Portugal ZendeR_ 
gg wp sk.
2016-09-30 20:45
ez
2016-09-30 20:45
1
2016-09-30 20:45
#8
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United Kingdom Recks 
TILTED
2016-09-30 20:45
SK TOP #1?
2016-09-30 20:46
ce
2016-09-30 20:45
fd
2016-09-30 20:45
ull
2016-09-30 20:45
nt sk
2016-09-30 20:45
dasdas
2016-09-30 20:45
ez
2016-09-30 20:45
#17
Ant1ka | 
United States MDDDDDD 
nice
2016-09-30 20:45
NOT EXPECTED
2016-09-30 20:45
#19
2016-09-30 20:46
#20
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United Kingdom varren1010 
ez gg
2016-09-30 20:45
#21
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Israel ZiinTotH 
rip og :\
2016-09-30 20:45
Bad ct side from og But 10 rounds at all versus current top-1 world team - is not so bad
2016-09-30 20:48
#49
kNgV- | 
Brazil vicTHOR 
remember that SK lost both pistols
2016-09-30 21:03
#53
TACO | 
Brazil TonimSan 
And train is the best OG map.
2016-09-30 21:39
mixwell on LAN rip
2016-09-30 20:45
20
2016-09-30 20:45
gj
2016-09-30 20:45
mixwell ONLAN LULLLLLLLLL
2016-09-30 20:46
onliners
2016-09-30 20:46
#32
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Brazil rickz1996 
MIXWELL ON LAN ROLFFFFFFF
2016-09-30 20:48
#33
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Czech Republic MrM4sl0 
expected
2016-09-30 20:46
#34
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Brazil mibrzera 
4Head mixwell on lan 4Head
2016-09-30 20:47
Mixwell online is a god Mixwell on lan is an amatuer.
2016-09-30 20:53
#35
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Brazil romp  
wp
2016-09-30 20:48
expected
2016-09-30 20:48
2 pistols and still losing... Gg
2016-09-30 20:50
Sk lose 2 pistols and won the game. #1 ;)
2016-09-30 20:53
yeah, but they gotta step it up on pistol rounds they didnt matter on this game, but against tier 1 competition they might do.
2016-09-30 20:59
but w8 they have to win 16x0 cuz they are top 1 ?? top 1 didn't means real god's..
2016-09-30 21:03
2 wins and going foward :D =*
2016-10-01 02:44
#40
fnx | 
Brazil wnttl 
NTC
2016-09-30 20:53
#45
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Macau Igoskovisk 
only the same guy Salty ass bitch
2016-09-30 21:00
#50
Portugal jO7A 
tbf this is probably the most sketchy thing i've seen since flusha 2014 clips..
2016-09-30 21:04
#52
kNgV- | 
Brazil vicTHOR 
??? His aim didnt even locked onto the guy behind the wall... Funny thing you're accusing someone of cheating and you are a fan of shox LUL #FanLogic
2016-09-30 21:11
#55
Portugal jO7A 
Funny thing is.. he doenst heard a guy closer to him but he will heard someone who is far away lol.
2016-09-30 21:55
#51
kNgV- | 
Brazil vicTHOR 
silver detected
2016-09-30 21:09
#54
TACO | 
Brazil TonimSan 
He clearly heard the guy through the wall... there is no point in wallbang the back guy. If he was locking someone, it must be the guy around the corner. Clean for me.
2016-09-30 21:41
new sound is so bad
2016-09-30 20:57
nice to start with a W, albeit a sluggish one. on a sidenote, I wanna see more of the swiss format being adopted, best format imho. #runskg
2016-09-30 20:57
mixwell on lan EleGiggle
2016-09-30 21:01
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