Astralis take Group A, to semis

The first team to qualify for the playoffs is Astralis after beating TyLoo, 16-9, on Mirage and earning the top spot in Group A.

The pistol round started with TYLOO taking control of the A site, and the Chinese team went on to win the round after planting despite Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander getting four kills and knocking his last rival down to single digit health points. Recomposing themselves after almost losing that 3vs1 afterplant clutch situation to gla1ve, TYLOO got the two anti-ecos. The first gun round, however, went the way of the Danes with Nicolai "device" Reedtz posting four big kills.

TYLOO ran into a wall for the five rounds following their last win, but their patience paid off as they found a way to sneak into B after trading Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye in mid and taking on Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen in the site. The next round, Kjaerbye got three under his belt, but was unable to finish it as YuLun "Summer" Cai won the 1vs1 having the position advantage in the B afterplant situation to tie the score back up, 5-5. From there on out, it was the Astralis show, as Kjaerbye tore it up en route to a 10-5 lead in the half.


Kjaerbye hit 30 frags on Astralis’ road to the semifinals

The start of the second half wasn’t so hot, though, as Astralis lost the pistol round once again despite gla1ve’s best efforts, killing three. After the anti-ecos went to TYLOO, Astralis got back on track without a hitch, winning the first round in a B execute which prompted the Chinese squad to take a timeout. The next round ended up with gla1ve and device taking four frags in an A site afterplant to bag the 12th round and force TYLOO on an eco.

Astralis then pushed relentlessly until they got the match point, 15-8, but in an overzealous attempt at taking the A site without using utility, the Danes got denied. The next round was the last, though, as Astralis slowly played mid grinding down what little was left of TYLOO, securing a semifinal spot.

Matchpage
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 Astralis K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' KjærbyeKjaerbye 30 - 16 +14 120.4 1.81
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossandergla1ve 21 - 12 +9 83.9 1.27
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtzdevice 21 - 14 +7 75.8 1.25
Denmark Andreas 'Xyp9x' HøjslethXyp9x 12 - 15 -3 62.9 0.89
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussendupreeh 12 - 17 -5 63.4 0.82
 TYLOO K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
China YuLun 'Summer' CaiSummer 18 - 18 0 73.2 1.01
China Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo 16 - 18 -2 80.4 0.97
China HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody 16 - 18 -2 62.8 0.83
China YuanZhang 'Attacker' ShengAttacker 12 - 19 -7 66.2 0.72
China Hui 'DD' WuDD 12 - 23 -11 63.8 0.70

 

China YuLun 'Summer' Cai
YuLun 'Summer' Cai
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
909
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1246
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1523
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
1403
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.13
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1329
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
ez
2016-11-17 04:54
kjaergodd
2016-11-17 04:54
#4
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Brazil paanic 
Well done
2016-11-17 04:55
!
2016-11-17 04:55
#6
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Germany grabke 
Kjaerbye juiced up ?
2016-11-17 04:56
#7
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United States 123hacking123 
ez for cloud 9
2016-11-17 04:58
#8
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United States donaldjae 
where my boy LBJ at?
2016-11-17 04:58
#24
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Palestine hevCS 
+1
2016-11-17 12:22
#27
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Germany Wondershave 
I'll fill in his role: pfft Device again only exit & anti eco fragging, now I'm mad because I probably lost skins on them in like mid-2015 >:(((
2016-11-17 14:18
#9
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Denmark BATISTUTA9 
Well done guys. That was 9 hours straight watching cs. Looking forward to the semis
2016-11-17 05:02
#20
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Argentina W0LFy[RushB] 
Go Astralis #TotheStars
2016-11-17 10:54
rip fastestguyonhltv
2016-11-17 05:06
#11
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India Ad1_KaM 
I was expecting 500 comments already. What happened to HLTV?
2016-11-17 05:17
i guess because it's astralis and tyloo related news so it gets 50x less comments
2016-11-17 05:53
what he said + also cuz the game was played at the middle of the night in europe where most ppl were asleep
2016-11-17 08:17
semis next? riperino
2016-11-17 06:04
Astralis back to business...
2016-11-17 07:49
If Astralis meet NiP after group stage it's goodbye. Otherwise I think they have a chance to win this tournament
2016-11-17 08:15
Why does everyone think nip is so good lol
2016-11-17 10:49
#21
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Argentina W0LFy[RushB] 
+1
2016-11-17 10:55
They are just THAT good agaisnt astralis. Astralis have never beat them on the playoffs since 2014
2016-11-17 11:03
#26
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France t3r4byt3 
They last beat NiP in the playoffs in Dubai
2016-11-17 13:27
#23
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Denmark lolzbananabe 
Don't think astralis has ever beaten nip in playoffs, for some reason
2016-11-17 11:17
#25
Xyp9x | 
Iceland Fridd 
Let's just put it in a simple way... NiP is Astralis' kryptonite
2016-11-17 13:25
What they said. It's not that NiP are so good, it's that Astralis almost never beat them
2016-11-17 14:38
ezforence
2016-11-17 10:36
device Highest rated 1.42 legend!
2016-11-17 15:47
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