WCA Finals day two recap

Earlier today the WCA 2016 Finals group stage and semi-finals came to a close with VG.CyberZen and Epsilon reaching the grand final.

Day two of the action in Yinchuan, China, saw the best-of-two, round-robin groups finalized with the last four matches. 

In Group A, ex-g3x got a narrow victory over EDG (Dust2 16-11, Mirage 19-16), but neither team could secure their place in the semi-finals.


Epsilon and VG.CyberZen reached the grand final at WCA Finals 

Immunity and VG.CyberZen then played for a spot in the playoffs. After splitting maps, the Chinese advanced to semis due to the better record, which also allowed TYLOO to take first place in Group A.

Group B saw iGame.com grabbing first place with a close 2-0 victory over JYP, while Epsilon saved face against Innova in a one-sided series.

Group A   Group B

 W   T   L   P   
 W   T   L   P 
1. China TYLOO 3 1 0 10   1. Finland iGame.com 3 0 1 9
2. China VG.CyberZen  2 2 0 8   2. Sweden Epsilon 2 2 0 8
3. Brazil ex-g3x 1 1 2 4      3. Malaysia JYP 2 1 1 7
4. Australia Immunity 0 3 1 3   4. China Born Of Fire 1 1 2 4
5. China EDG 0 1 3 1   5. Brazil Innova 0 0 4 0

In the first semi-final, TYLOO put up nine rounds as Terrorists on Cobblestone, as did Epsilon and the first map went to overtime.

The Swedish-Norwegian team came out on top with a 4-2 scoreline there before decimating Ke "captainMo" Liu and company on Cache 16-3, getting 12 rounds as Terrorists.

Matchpage
2
0
10th December 2016
19
Cobblestone
17
16
Cache
3
News tags:
 Epsilon K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Sweden Fredrik 'REZ' SternerREZ 50 - 33 +17 91.1 1.42
Sweden André 'BARBARR' MöllerBARBARR 44 - 33 +11 94.8 1.36
Norway Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsenkalle 44 - 37 +7 87.0 1.18
Sweden William 'draken' Sundindraken 39 - 35 +4 65.8 1.15
Sweden Fredrik 'freddieb' Buöfreddieb 36 - 35 +1 67.7 1.03
 TYLOO K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
China YuanZhang 'Attacker' ShengAttacker 37 - 40 -3 72.8 0.95
China Hui 'DD' WuDD 37 - 44 -7 68.0 0.92
China HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody 31 - 44 -13 75.9 0.90
China YuLun 'Summer' CaiSummer 35 - 44 -9 75.7 0.88
China Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo 33 - 41 -8 63.6 0.82

Matchpage
2
0
10th December 2016
19
Cobblestone
17
16
Cache
3

 Epsilon K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Sweden Fredrik 'REZ' SternerREZ 50 - 33 +17 91.1 1.42
Sweden André 'BARBARR' MöllerBARBARR 44 - 33 +11 94.8 1.36
Norway Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsenkalle 44 - 37 +7 87.0 1.18
Sweden William 'draken' Sundindraken 39 - 35 +4 65.8 1.15
Sweden Fredrik 'freddieb' Buöfreddieb 36 - 35 +1 67.7 1.03
 TYLOO K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
China YuanZhang 'Attacker' ShengAttacker 37 - 40 -3 72.8 0.95
China Hui 'DD' WuDD 37 - 44 -7 68.0 0.92
China HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody 31 - 44 -13 75.9 0.90
China YuLun 'Summer' CaiSummer 35 - 44 -9 75.7 0.88
China Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo 33 - 41 -8 63.6 0.82

iGame.com started the better in their semi-final against VG.CyberZen, winning Dust2 comfortably at 16-4 with 13 rounds on the CT side. 

The veteran duo, Bin "Savage" Liu and BingYuan "tb" Li then put up a great performance on Train to win 16-8, before Nuke went VG's way as well following 10 rounds on the CT side and six in a row as Terrorists.

Matchpage
1
2
10th December 2016
16
Dust2
4
12
Train
16
5
Nuke
16

 iGame.com K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Finland Saku 'SAGGERTON' JokinenSAGGERTON 53 - 50 +3 85.9 1.11
Finland Jesse 'zehN' LinjalazehN 48 - 51 -3 83.2 1.09
Finland Sami 'xseveN' LaasanenxseveN 45 - 46 -1 74.6 1.04
Finland Eetu 'sAw' SahasAw 46 - 47 -1 63.9 0.99
Finland Lasse 'ZOREE' UronenZOREE 39 - 47 -8 61.5 0.85
 VG.CyberZen K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
China BingYuan 'tb' Litb 60 - 44 +16 87.0 1.23
China Zhuo 'advent' Liangadvent 55 - 40 +15 80.6 1.23
China Bin 'Savage' LiuSavage 51 - 43 +8 77.6 1.07
China KunHua 'LOVEYY' BaiLOVEYY 42 - 51 -9 78.1 1.04
China WeiJie 'zhokiNg' ZhongzhokiNg 32 - 53 -21 54.9 0.79

Tomorrow at 06:00 VG.CyberZen and Epsilon will face off in the best-of-five grand final, in which the champion will secure $87,000 while the runner-up will have to settle with $43,500 in prizemoney.

China Ke 'captainMo' Liu
Ke 'captainMo' Liu
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
747
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
China BingYuan 'tb' Li
BingYuan 'tb' Li
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
608
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
China Bin 'Savage' Liu
Bin 'Savage' Liu
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
823
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.13
n1
2016-12-10 23:47
lol who cares theyre like tier 5 teams xDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2016-12-10 23:47
well, ez for vg
2016-12-10 23:47
#13
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Sweden ConaN007 
I arn't think that.
2016-12-11 02:32
ez igame
2016-12-10 23:47
#7
Finland Tekh 
nice
2016-12-10 23:47
#8
Sweden swetx 
fuck
2016-12-10 23:47
Epsilon ftw
2016-12-11 00:04
Epsilon goooooå
2016-12-11 07:38
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