HellRaisers edge NiP for playoffs spot
HellRaisers edged NiP 16-13 on Overpass to clinch their place in the quarter-finals with a 3-1 record.
In the Overpass match for a spot in the playoffs, Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow's triple kicked off HellRaisers' CT side with a 3-0 lead before NiP equalized the score, winning two gunrounds in a row on the back of Adam "friberg" Friberg's six kills on B overall.
ANGE1 and DeadFox reigned on Overpass
The Hungarian AWPer and ANGE1 continued to do most of the work in the fragging department on their way to a comfortable 10-5 half as CT. HellRaisers' in-game leader put up another triple in the second pistol, allowing his team to climb to an eight-round lead.
NiP then came alive, defending several attacks in a row with William "draken" Sundin getting a quad-kill and a triple along the way, lowering their deficit to just one when HellRaisers took a timeout. The following round saw the CIS-based squad nearly turning an eco into a round win, but Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg stepped up to the plate and retook the A bombsite in a 1v2 with one spray.
Only then could HR figure out a way past NiP's formidable defense with Patrik "Zero" Žúdel and DeadFox each contributing with two key kills. The 18-year-old Slovakian added a 1v1 clutch for match point and HellRaisers finished off the Swedes with three in a row at 16-13.
PotM: Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow was not only on top of the scoreboard with 26-20 (93 ADR, 1.28 rating), he also had several multi-kills in crucial rounds, including triples in both pistol rounds that each gave HellRaisers a three-round lead.
|HellRaisers||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Kirill 'ANGE1' KarasiowANGE1||26 - 20||+6||93.2||1.31|
|Patrik 'Zero' ŽúdelZero||22 - 19||+3||79.1||1.24|
|Bence 'DeadFox' BöröczDeadFox||22 - 18||+4||76.6||1.14|
|Vladyslav 'bondik' Nechyporchukbondik||15 - 18||-3||63.6||0.92|
|Martin 'STYKO' StykSTYKO||16 - 21||-5||63.9||0.80|
|NiP||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|William 'draken' Sundindraken||22 - 16||+6||73.3||1.24|
|Patrik 'f0rest' Lindbergf0rest||25 - 21||+4||85.8||1.19|
|Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' AlesundGeT_RiGhT||19 - 20||-1||81.9||1.01|
|Adam 'friberg' Fribergfriberg||18 - 22||-4||65.6||0.90|
|Richard 'Xizt' LandströmXizt||11 - 22||-11||58.3||0.72|
With only one match of the fourth round left, the standings of the Swiss group are as follows:
|Natus Vincere (3-0)||Astralis||Immortals||TYLOO (0-3)|
|G2 (3-0)||SK||CLG||UYA (0-3)|
|North (3-1)|| fnatic
||MVP Project (1-3)|
|HellRaisers (3-1)|| FaZe
|NiP|| Virtus.pro (1-3)