G2 ease past Vega Squadron

G2 beat Vega Squadron 16-6 on Dust2 in the first match of the third round at the ELEAGUE Major Main Qualifier.

Two squads with 1-1 records kicked off the day in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The map was Dust2 and Vega Squadron, who started on the CT-side, secured the pistol round with Dmitriy "jR" Chervak's triple kill. Although G2 managed to plant the bomb in both the second and third rounds, Vega Squadron won both rounds.

The first weapon round opened up with Sergey "keshandr" Nikishin two kills and the Russian team closed it out to make it 4-0. Richard "shox" Papillon got an entry kill in the following round and his quad kill sealed the round for G2. The French team had four comfortable rounds afterwards and took the lead to make it 5-4 in their favor.


shox dominated the game

Vega Squadron replied with Leonid "chopper" Vishnyakov's triple kill and tied the game at 5-5 but G2 continued their run to win the half 10-5. Cédric "RpK" Guipouy showed up in the second half pistol round with a triple kill and G2 extended their lead to 11-5.

Despite losing a 3vs1 to Pavel "hutji" Lashkov in the first weapon round, G2 stood strong on the CT-side and won the map 16-6, improving their record to 2-1.

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 G2 K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
France Richard 'shox' Papillonshox 27 - 12 +15 122.3 1.83
France Cédric 'RpK' GuipouyRpK 20 - 11 +9 87.0 1.35
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianarobodyy 14 - 11 +3 72.9 1.31
France Edouard 'SmithZz' DubourdeauxSmithZz 14 - 15 -1 75.7 1.22
Belgium Adil 'ScreaM' BenrlitomScreaM 14 - 11 +3 67.6 1.13
 Vega Squadron K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Russia Nikolay 'mir' Bityukovmir 18 - 17 +1 78.7 0.92
Russia Leonid 'chopper' Vishnyakovchopper 13 - 19 -6 73.5 0.74
Ukraine Dmitriy 'jR' ChervakjR 11 - 20 -9 60.4 0.71
Russia Sergey 'keshandr' Nikishinkeshandr 10 - 16 -6 50.8 0.63
Russia Pavel 'hutji' Lashkovhutji 8 - 17 -9 39.9 0.56

The standings are now as follows:

2W-0L 2W-1L 1W-1L 1W-2L 0W-2L
Europe HellRaisers  France G2  United States CLG  Russia Vega Squadron  Australia Renegades
Brazil Immortals    Europe mousesports    Russia Spirit
Sweden GODSENT
Sweden NiP    France Envy
Europe FaZe
Denmark Dignitas    United States Cloud9
 
China TYLOO     
 
North America OpTic   
   

 

   

BenjaCS is a staff writer at HLTV.org and can be found on Twitter.

France Cédric 'RpK' Guipouy
Cédric 'RpK' Guipouy
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1241
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Russia Leonid 'chopper' Vishnyakov
Leonid 'chopper' Vishnyakov
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
551
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
France Richard 'shox' Papillon
Richard 'shox' Papillon
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1573
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Ukraine Dmitriy 'jR' Chervak
Dmitriy 'jR' Chervak
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
489
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.11
Russia Sergey 'keshandr' Nikishin
Sergey 'keshandr' Nikishin
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
314
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.15
Russia Pavel 'hutji' Lashkov
Pavel 'hutji' Lashkov
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
410
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
#1
Czech Republic Yaaa 
mir is so good
2016-12-17 16:52
G2 winning 16-6 and Smithz still manage to end up with a negative K/D lmao
2016-12-18 01:42
#3
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Europe mlok401 
ez Vegan Squad :)
2016-12-17 16:52
#4
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Bulgaria kr9ptonn 
why are caster licking shox's dick
2016-12-17 16:52
#26
Czech Republic Yaaa 
because he destroyed whole Vega Squadron?
2016-12-17 16:54
ez for whiffz
2016-12-17 16:52
#7
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Lithuania Tomekas85 
GJ G2
2016-12-17 16:52
#9
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United States EmperorTrump 
ez
2016-12-17 16:52
#10
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Sweden kraken108 
great
2016-12-17 16:52
#15
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Netherlands yourinuk 
nice
2016-12-17 16:52
#17
 | 
Bulgaria ComBoro 
Shoxie again in GOD mode
2016-12-17 16:52
shox <3
2016-12-17 16:52
ez 4 SmithZZZ
2016-12-17 16:52
#21
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Finland D3dust 
Well played g2!
2016-12-17 16:52
ez
2016-12-17 16:52
no surprise...
2016-12-17 16:52
#24
 | 
Argentina EnvyJ 
Verga squadron
2016-12-17 16:53
#25
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Russia Liberast 
Vega pls add davcost + coldyy/s0tfik or little + hooch, we need a strong team
2016-12-17 16:54
#27
RpK | 
France Aliente 
that mir guy is the next NaVi transfer target. he was amazing. Molode4 paren
2016-12-17 16:54
#28
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Poland mamba99999 
expected
2016-12-17 16:55
#29
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United States ichibaNcs 
WP by Vega. They really showed that can compete against tier 1/2 EU and NA.
2016-12-17 16:55
Shox is solid as fuck, good job G2, just one more guys.
2016-12-17 17:03
Shoxie God Mode
2016-12-17 18:28
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