TyLoo qualify for ESL One Cologne
After beating ViCi 2-0 (16-4 on Mirage and 16-10 on Cobblestone) in the grand final of the Chinese qualifier, TyLoo have qualified for ESL One Cologne.
The third and last day began with TYLOO meeting Flash for a place in the grand final. After winning their map pick, Mirage (16-10), Hansel "BnTeT" Ferdinand & co. closed off the series 2-0 with a 19-17 overtime victory on Cobblestone.
As for the other semi-final, ViCi were the ones to prevail. After losing the first map, UYA won Mirage with the same scoreline (16-13) and got off to a great start on Overpass with a 12-3 lead by the end of the first half. Despite of losing six different clutch rounds throughout the map, ViCi shut down Vladimir "VofkiN" Shmakov's team hopes with a 19-17 win.
TYLOO started the series with a dominant 16-4 on Mirage and the grand final seemed to be a one-sided affair. ViCi did not back off and secured ten rounds on Cobblestone, but it was HaoWen "somebody" Xu's squad who finished off the series with a 16-10 scoreline.
K - D
Hui 'DD' WuDD
50 - 29
Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo
44 - 24
HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody
36 - 24
Hansel 'BnTeT' FerdinandBnTeT
33 - 22
Zhen 'HZ' HuangHZ
26 - 32
With TYLOO's qualification, here is the finalized team list for Cologne:
ESL One Cologne, which playoffs will take place at LANXESS Arena from July 7-9, will feature 16 teams and $250,000 up for grabs.