Luminosity beat Misfits, hold onto ECS spot

Luminosity have kept their spot in the Esports Championship Series (ECS) after defeating Misfits 3-0 in the promotion stage for the North American league.

The North American promotion stage kicked off with a best-of-five clash between Luminosity, last season's ninth-placed team, and Misfits, who had finished second in the Development League. 

The series began on Train, Luminosity's map pick, where the Brazilians posted a close 16-12 victory thanks to a strong individual display from Gustavo "SHOOWTiME" Gonçalves, who posted a 1.97 Rating, helping to keep the Terrorists at bay in the second half after they had taken the lead.

SHOOWTiME & co keep their ECS spot

Mirage was the map that followed, and here it was Gabriel "NEKIZ" Schenato's time to shine. After getting off on the wrong foot, losing five of the first six rounds, Misfits picked up the pace and brought the deficit to a minimum by the end of the half. The North American team then rallied back after losing the pistol round, but Luminosity regained control of the game and ran away with the lead.

The first half of Cache was a complete blowout, with Luminosity cruising to an 11-4 lead after giving Misfits very little room to operate on the attacking side. Sean "seang@res" Gares's men came out of the break a different side, winning five of the first six rounds of the half to bring the deficit to 9-12, but then the Brazilians' offence came to life and they picked up four straight rounds to seal a convincing 3-0 win.

Matchpage
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24th September 2017
16
Train
12
16
Mirage
13
16
Cache
9

 Luminosity K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Gustavo 'SHOOWTiME' GonçalvesSHOOWTiME 65 - 49 +16 85.7 1.36
Brazil Gustavo 'yel' Knittelyel 65 - 48 +17 76.3 1.24
Brazil Gabriel 'NEKIZ' SchenatoNEKIZ 56 - 55 +1 77.5 1.12
Brazil Vinicios 'PKL' CoelhoPKL 53 - 48 +5 74.1 1.09
Brazil Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedeschelo 54 - 52 +2 70.1 1.04
 Misfits K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Hunter 'SicK' MimsSicK 61 - 52 +9 75.6 1.16
France François 'AmaNEk' DelaunayAmaNEk 49 - 58 -9 74.9 0.96
United States Shahzeb 'ShahZaM' KhanShahZaM 52 - 56 -4 58.7 0.88
France David 'devoduvek' Dobrosavljevicdevoduvek 47 - 63 -16 71.9 0.87
United States Sean 'seang@res' Garesseang@res 42 - 65 -23 67.5 0.75

The final spot in ECS Season 4 will be determined by the other promotion match, pitting Ghost against Tempo Storm. The team list for the North American league currently looks as follows: 

United States Cloud9 United States CLG
Brazil Immortals United States Liquid
North America NRG Europe OpTic
Brazil SK Australia Renegades
Brazil Luminosity Other TBD
Brazil Gustavo 'SHOOWTiME' Gonçalves
Gustavo 'SHOOWTiME' Gonçalves
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
789
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Brazil Gabriel 'NEKIZ' Schenato
Gabriel 'NEKIZ' Schenato
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
542
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.13
United States Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Age:
31
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
713
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
#1
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United Kingdom Tendies 
Congrats, NA teams really have to start stepping up
2017-09-24 11:48
#19
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Brazil coldzao2 
3 BR teams the salty tears are a common thing nowdays we apreciate that we loyal we top1 we laugh at u cry we are very happiness we greatest player of all time we from br! kreygasm
2017-09-24 12:28
#22
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
only 1 br team about tier 3 LUL
2017-09-24 13:16
#23
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Brazil coldzao2 
SK top 1 worlds best team Immortals 2nd worlds best team according to krakow major Luminosity best of tier2, can compete with tier1
2017-09-24 13:17
#24
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
luminosity top of tier 3 maybe, immortals are a dead team and will be tier 3 with a new roster. Sk top 10 like this.. 1.FaZe 2.G2 3.North 4.Astralis 5.Cloud9 6.Optic 7.Fnatic 8.Liquid 9.Gambit 10.SK
2017-09-24 13:24
#26
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Brazil coldzao2 
ahahaha -1337/8 uk level bait optic 6 ahaha maybe 16 at their best mouz > optic fnatic liquid gambit
2017-09-24 13:32
#32
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Brazil mclomello 
iaheIUHEhiushEUHIehsiauEHase Seriously? SK top 10? hueuehuehuheuhe Mostly of majors and grand tournaments SK always finishes between 8th betters. 5 - Cloud9 6 - Optic At least 3 teams are better than these mouz, VP, NIP
2017-09-24 14:19
#33
Respect | 
United Kingdom krazd 
VP AND NIP DEAD TEAMS LIKE SK AND IMT LOOOLLL
2017-09-24 14:25
#38
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United States Droidd 
Your logic is absolutely retarded imt 2nd best team!? They had to go against navi vega f3 to get out of groups easiest time for them then they had to go against big another bot team and then vp delusional favela fanboy LUL
2017-09-24 19:55
#39
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Brazil coldzao2 
not their problem big rekted your shitty teams 3-0, and then destroying VP on their home soil playing 5v6 (crowd) LUL
2017-09-24 20:07
#40
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United States Droidd 
They didnt go 3-0 went 3-2 still struggling and lost to gambit in the end
2017-09-24 21:35
#41
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Brazil coldzao2 
big went 3-0.
2017-09-24 21:42
#42
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United States Droidd 
yeah using a jump bug all in bo1s so please be quiet retarded favela
2017-09-24 22:35
#43
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Brazil coldzao2 
nope, youre wrong again, they didnt use it against sk
2017-09-24 22:39
#44
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United States Droidd 
youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=p_Py.. they lose the round breaks their economy and so forth
2017-09-24 22:41
#27
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United States SeanKilledTSM 
No wonder people hate br fans...
2017-09-24 13:36
#28
ALEX | 
France Telt 
I have a dream That one day every user shall be polite People would respect one another And just have a good time
2017-09-24 13:48
#30
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Malaysia phyzell 
Just stick to that dream. Jesus will take you there. Bad people are a product of a corrupt & brutal government.
2017-09-24 14:08
#35
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Greece Gianopoulos 
It would be nice .. but nowadays it's impossible.. unfortunately
2017-09-24 16:09
#36
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United States SeanKilledTSM 
I have that dream as well, that we can all forget everything and just get along, but people are people so you know.
2017-09-24 19:11
#2
gas | 
Austria Phil_1337 
Sad for Misfits
2017-09-24 11:48
Ni
2017-09-24 11:48
NiNic
2017-09-24 11:48
Nice!
2017-09-24 11:48
#6
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India TYZ4 
GJ Fuck Shahzam
2017-09-24 11:48
xD
2017-09-24 12:08
gz
2017-09-24 11:48
#8
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Russia majncly 
Luminosity is back (:
2017-09-24 11:48
"North American league" huehuehue
2017-09-24 11:49
basics
2017-09-24 11:54
#12
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Japan CABYEE 
nice :3
2017-09-24 11:58
wp basic cs
2017-09-24 12:06
ie?
2017-09-24 12:08
yee
2017-09-24 12:12
"NA League" less than 50% of NA teams
2017-09-24 12:14
#20
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Brazil mrschagas 
if TS wins 4 BR teams and 4 NA teams so... ECS BR League? Kappa
2017-09-24 12:31
#18
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
#freesick
2017-09-24 12:21
#21
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Germany Sabba1 
LG > IMT
2017-09-24 13:15
Its time for South American EPL/ECS.
2017-09-24 13:28
#29
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Malaysia phyzell 
Post-aimpunch withdrawal syndrome. Sick could deal it with no sweat.
2017-09-24 13:59
#31
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Brazil wittyusername 
If TS wins against Ghost, ECS NA League will have 4 NA teams 4 BR teams 1 EU team 1 AUS team Wtf huehuehue
2017-09-24 14:17
ECS Brazil season 4
2017-09-24 14:43
#37
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United States ichibaNcs 
ECS NA? More like ECS SA & EU + Oceania (and some NA teams)
2017-09-24 19:26
misfits not bad.
2017-09-25 09:45
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