Space Soldiers and Epsilon win groups

After wins in their respective opening matches LDLC and Space Soldiers faced-off in the Goup A winners’ match where the Turks prevailed 16 - 11 on Cobblestone, while Epsilon beat ENCE to become the victor of Group B, by 16 - 8 on Mirage.

Cobblestone was the map surviving after the veto. Space Soldiers started out on the attacking side and planted the bomb quickly after a B execute, but Alexandre "⁠xms⁠" Forté stuck out the 10 second defuse while Antoine "⁠to1nou⁠" Pirard got the last frag on Çağatay "⁠DESPE⁠" Sedef to bag the first round.

Space Soldiers were able to put a mark on the scoreboard in the third round by winning their first buy. The Turkish team then followed up against LDLC’s force and took the lead against the French-Belgian-British team’s eco.

Space Soldiers then went on the offensive, keeping LDLC constantly in economic trouble, not letting Kévin "⁠Ex6TenZ⁠" Droolans’s team save any weapons. Down 6 – 2, LDLC got three deagle kills and bagged the eco round to not get torn asunder. Space Soldiers weren’t done quite yet, though, as they kept walking over LDLC on the buy rounds taking the half 11 – 4.


Space Soldiers took the winners’ match over LDLC

Space Soldiers won the pistol round to get it to 12 – 4, a distance that seemed insurmountable at this point, especially with LDLC on the dark side of the economic game, but an eco win in the second round kept his team alive. LDLC started putting a comeback together but a three kill round by Ahmet "⁠paz⁠" Karahoca and a double by Engin "⁠ngiN⁠" Kor got Space Soldiers back in it. LDLC’s captain Ex6TenZ got four kills in the following round, though, resetting the Turks and putting their eighth round on the board.

Space Soldiers were able to get their second round of the half on the board, and were just two away from victory, but with LDLC hot on their heals with 11, the next round was crucial. DESPE opened up with two AWP frags on mid as paz followed up with the M4. Finally Ismailcan "⁠XANTARES⁠" Dörtkardeş closed out the round and got his team on match point. to1nou and DESPE ended up in a 1 vs. 1 on the last round, which the Turkish player won giving his team the map and the qualification to the next round.

 Space Soldiers K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
29 - 17 +12 103.4 1.50
21 - 15 +6 84.9 1.30
18 - 23 -5 94.2 1.18
18 - 16 +2 69.4 1.07
16 - 17 -1 59.7 0.98
 LDLC K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
26 - 19 +7 96.9 1.48
16 - 20 -4 65.9 1.01
21 - 19 +2 72.6 0.98
12 - 22 -10 58.3 0.79
13 - 23 -10 59.0 0.64

The map to be played in this Nordic match-up was Mirage. The Finns started on the CT side while the Swedes started as Ts. Epsilon wasted no time on the pistol round and pushed successfully on the A site for a first round win. The Finns didn’t skip a beat, however, as ENCE stopped Epsilon from taking A for the second time in a row tying the game up. The Swedes, though, relentless on their A pushes won their forcebuy putting ENCE back on the defensive.

With 4 – 1 on the scoreboard for the Swedish side, Epsilon and ENCE played their first proper round of the match. Epsilon spread out on the map, but André "⁠BARBARR⁠" Möller and Fredrik "⁠freddieb⁠" Buö died on A with little impact as the rest of the team watched. Finally it came down to a 2 vs. 2 in which Tony "⁠arvid⁠" Niemelä, lurking in the B site killed William "⁠draken⁠" Sundin as he tried to plant, and while Karl-William "⁠kalle⁠" Haraldsen was able to trade the frag, the clock had already ran down to zero.


REZ has been in great form for Epsilon

Still leading by one, Epsilon bought pistols and armor and rushed B. The key of the round, however, was BARBARR flanking on short backstabbing Aleksi "⁠Aleksib⁠" Virolainen and Roope "⁠tomsku⁠" Simpanen and winning the round for his team. Epsilon started to get a healthy lead with 6 – 3 on the board and the Finnish squad on a full eco.

From there on, it was Epsilon’s match to lose as the Swedes went into the CT half with a 10 – 5 lead. ENCE still had some fight in them, though, as they managed to get it to 10 – 8 after the pistol round and the following anti-ecos, but three M4A1-S headshots by "⁠⁠" put ENCE back in their place as the Swedish team were able to glide through and win all of the rounds from there on out to close the map 16 – 8.

 Epsilon K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
26 - 15 +11 91.7 1.52
20 - 16 +4 89.2 1.37
18 - 16 +2 97.6 1.32
20 - 13 +7 86.0 1.30
13 - 15 -2 62.5 0.99
 ENCE K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
18 - 17 +1 84.8 1.17
18 - 21 -3 86.0 1.01
13 - 17 -4 72.8 0.99
14 - 22 -8 70.4 0.65
12 - 20 -8 59.9 0.62

Turkey Engin 'ngiN' Kor
Engin 'ngiN' Kor
Age:
29
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
212
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.65
Argentina ''
 ''
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
Turkey Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dörtkardeş
Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dörtkardeş
Age:
27
Rating 1.0:
1.26
Maps played:
351
KPR:
0.89
DPR:
0.70
Norway Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsen
Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsen
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
110
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
Sweden William 'draken' Sundin
William 'draken' Sundin
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
286
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
Sweden Fredrik 'freddieb' Buö
Fredrik 'freddieb' Buö
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
252
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
Turkey Ahmet 'paz' Karahoca
Ahmet 'paz' Karahoca
Age:
25
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
205
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.64
France Alexandre 'xms' Forté
Alexandre 'xms' Forté
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
122
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
Sweden André 'BARBARR' Möller
André 'BARBARR' Möller
Age:
32
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
283
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
Turkey Çağatay 'DESPE' Sedef
Çağatay 'DESPE' Sedef
Age:
29
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
318
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.65
Finland Tony 'arvid' Niemelä
Tony 'arvid' Niemelä
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
59
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.67
Belgium Antoine 'to1nou' Pirard
Antoine 'to1nou' Pirard
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
237
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
Finland Roope 'tomsku' Simpanen
Roope 'tomsku' Simpanen
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
35
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.73
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
50
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.65
Belgium Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' Droolans
Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' Droolans
Age:
32
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
903
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.64
gj epsilon :D
2016-11-04 14:58
3 replies
you edited your comment from "1" to "gj epsilon :D". depressing.
2016-11-04 15:00
2 replies
stfu fake sweden
2016-11-04 15:00
1 reply
Why is your post yellow ?
2016-11-04 17:32
#2
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Hungary inzekt
I'm first ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
2016-11-04 14:58
baka ldlc as always
2016-11-04 14:58
.
2016-11-04 14:58
#5
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United Kingdom ryb1kkk
gl both teams
2016-11-04 14:58
Pepsilon an Space Kebabs For the win
2016-11-04 14:58
1 reply
Nice text man ( ananda öyle diyodu)
2016-11-04 18:51
DAD IM 7TH!
2016-11-04 14:58
cool
2016-11-04 14:58
hi
2016-11-04 14:58
nice
2016-11-04 14:58
#11
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Luxembourg alex24
nice godsent... loosing to tier10 teams
2016-11-04 14:58
1 reply
Tier 11 😀😀
2016-11-04 15:27
za
2016-11-04 14:58
big respect to Epsilon
2016-11-04 14:58
Hype ss stickers :P
2016-11-04 14:58
2 replies
we'll see if they progress through major qual
2016-11-04 15:05
1 reply
will see about that but even if they progress through major qual they will fail there cause there are too many strong teams waiting.
2016-11-04 15:12
SS stickers incoming...
2016-11-04 14:58
1 reply
#34
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Faroe Islands Galaxy97
wont ever happen
2016-11-04 15:14
NgiN knows whats up
2016-11-04 14:58
#17
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Turkey mrsocta
lul
2016-11-04 14:58
RIP BAGUETTES :@
2016-11-04 14:59
#21
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France t3r4byt3
Respect to Epsilon
2016-11-04 15:01
ez for ence
2016-11-04 15:02
Tugux : We are Favorite :D
2016-11-04 15:03
Nice Goap A
2016-11-04 15:04
#25
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Turkey LineSon
Road2major
2016-11-04 15:04
xantares stickers soon <3
2016-11-04 15:04
xantares 94 adr with 0.83 rating lol
2016-11-04 15:05
ez for SS
2016-11-04 15:05
I hope spaces stickers inc :)
2016-11-04 15:07
#32
oBo | 
Croatia mds818
How fucking hard it is to understand that this is not quliaf. for major?
2016-11-04 15:13
1 reply
#35
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Faroe Islands Galaxy97
stop wasting your time by asking that
2016-11-04 15:15
ez 4 epsilon
2016-11-04 15:14
ENCE PLS DISBAND 4 EVA
2016-11-04 15:15
u cant stop SpaceS xd <3
2016-11-04 15:18
#38
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Denmark khalannz
Finnish ppl on LAN ;)
2016-11-04 15:19
Paz is actually nuts ans SS is a solid t2 team now
2016-11-04 15:20
#40
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Denmark regnant
Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dörtkardes K-D : 18-23 +/- : -5 ADR : 94.2 Rating : 0.83 Notice how even with only 18 frags in 27 rounds and achieving a subpar 0.83 rating, XANTARES is still able to achieve a 94.2 ADR. That's actually incredible.
2016-11-04 15:23
2 replies
He's gonna be better tomorrow.
2016-11-04 15:26
#44
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ALLAHTARES
yeah first thing I noticed when I was the table. even though he has the lowest rating, he also has 2nd best ADR lol. His kills were stolen basically
2016-11-04 15:37
#41
paz | 
Sweden daboxD
god paz ez for spaceS
2016-11-04 15:24
GODTARES
2016-11-04 15:37
#46
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France Kabby
LDLC lost 1 and won 1 match but they are out ? I need explanation here pls
2016-11-04 15:42
7 replies
They are not out, Space Soldiers won group A and Epsilon won group B. LDLC can still qualify by reaching 2nd on group A.
2016-11-04 15:44
1 reply
#49
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France Kabby
oh ok, I missunderstood last tweet from HLTV I though it wwas the decider match, but it's not. Thank you anyway
2016-11-04 15:46
#50
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ALLAHTARES
they are gonna play against attax v godsent winner to decide 2nd place of the group
2016-11-04 15:50
4 replies
siktir git
2016-11-04 16:07
3 replies
#52
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ALLAHTARES
why have you put a space between siktir and git my little cocksucka?
2016-11-04 16:13
2 replies
#61
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Turkey Tormund1
Fuckoff
2016-11-04 19:00
1 reply
#63
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ALLAHTARES
yea bru
2016-11-04 20:28
Schutzstaffel stickers hype
2016-11-04 15:44
expected
2016-11-04 16:18
SS!
2016-11-04 16:26
It says Goup A... (Second line in bold)
2016-11-04 16:34
1 reply
Spot on yeah.
2016-11-04 17:24
SS can win without xantares top fragger
2016-11-04 16:45
Epsilon is on fire
2016-11-04 16:54
Gg boys
2016-11-04 19:14
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