WESG World Finals Day 3 recap
The third day in China is over which means we take a look at all the matches from today's playoff action.
WESG 2016 World Finals moved on to the playoffs where four knockout games took place to determine the last four quarter-finalists.
TYLOO faced Signature in a best-of-three series and won their map pick Mirage 16-11. Signature's pick Overpass was the scene of a massacre as the Chinese won it 16-4. HaoWen "somebody" Xu topped the charts with a 43:23 score and a 1.40 rating in the series.
Snax had a good day
Below are all the results from the knockout round. You can reach the stats by clicking on the scores.
Envy came up against TYLOO in the quarter-finals and after the teams split the first two maps, Dust2 was the decider map. Despite being down towards the latter stages of the map, Envy kept TYLOO off of match point and won the map 16-14. Kenny "kennyS" Schrub's 28:14 score and 1.54 rating on Dust2 was the deciding factor.
XANTARES & co. became Envy' semi-final opponents after the Turks beat iGame.com 2-1 in the quarter-finals. The last map in the series was Nuke and Space Soldiers took advantage of starting on the CT-side by winning the half 14-1. They closed out the match with ease, winning 16-1.
XANTARES was impressive as usual
Although the other Turkish team DarkPassage pushed Virtus.pro to the edge, the Poles were victorious. Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas & company won Nuke 22-18 in overtime and came back from an early 2-10 deficit on Cobblestone to win it 16-11.
Kinguin were the more adamant side in the last quarter-final between them and Epsilon. The Polish team won the series 2-1 despite losing the first map Cache in overtime. Mikołaj "mouz" Karolewski's team will play their Polish brethren from Virtus.pro in the semi-finals.
The results of all the quarter-finals are below:
Tomorrow's schedule can be found below:
|Sunday, January 15th|
|04:00||Envy||vs. Space Soldiers||BO3|
|07:00||3rd place decider||BO3|
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