HellRaisers are the first confirmed team for DreamHack Open Denver after beating dignitas 2-0 (16-9 on Inferno, 16-11 on Overpass) in the grand final of the European closed qualifier.
The grand final kicked off on Inferno, with Christian "loWel" Garcia Antoran's new team securing the Terrorist pistol, but it was HellRaisers who took control of proceedings after winning the following force-buy. Until half-time, dignitas were only able to win three more rounds.
The second half began in the same manner as the first with, dignitas lost another anti-eco after picking up the pistol round. Rounds went back and forth for a while, but in the end HellRaisers ran out 16-9 victors.
Despite losing yet another anti-eco on Overpass, Ricardo "fox" Pacheco and co. got out to a quick 4-1 lead as CTs. HellRaisers would not let their opponents string more rounds together, however, and remained in the driving seat until the end of the half, securing a narrow 8-7 lead.
A team ace in the second pistol opened way for Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow's squad to increase their lead to 11-7, and, although dignitas found a lifeline by winning four rounds on the attacking side, HellRaisers tightened up their defence to lock down the map, 16-11.
K - D
Özgür 'woxic' Ekerwoxic
48 - 34
Kirill 'ANGE1' KarasiowANGE1
49 - 34
Issa 'ISSAA' MuradISSAA
34 - 34
Patrik 'Zero' ŽúdelZero
28 - 29
Bence 'DeadFox' BöröczDeadFox
31 - 33
At the moment HellRaisers are the only team confirmed for DreamHack Denver, which will run from October 20-22, with the North American closed qualifier due to end later tonight.