Luminosity win WCA North America Finals

Luminosity have earned a spot at the WCA main event after topping the North American Finals with a 2-1 victory over CLG in the final.

Eight teams - four invited and four qualified - competed in a single-elimination bracket over the weekend for the chance to earn the grand prize of over $11,000 and to represent the region at the WCA World Finals, later this year.

The first round of matches went exactly as expected as all favourites managed to win their matches without dropping a single map. The semi-finals threw up two mouth-watering fixtures, with Ethan "⁠Ethan⁠" Arnold inspiring CLG to beat Misfits on two close maps with a 1.56 Rating and a 110.3 ADR, while Gustavo "⁠SHOOWTiME⁠" Gonçalves and Marcelo "⁠chelo⁠" Cespedes shined as Luminosity moved past Complexity in a two-map series.

chelo averaged a 1.40 Rating in the qualifier

chelo put up another great display in the first game of the final, boasting a 2.28 Rating as he powered Luminosity to cruise to a 16-3 victory on Cache. CLG responded in similar fashion, picking up a comprehensive 16-4 victory on Cobblestone with a strong all-round performance, but the Brazilians were far too strong on Overpass and wrapped things up with a quick 16-7 success.

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Cache
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Overpass
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 CLG K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
53 - 48 +5 93.6 1.29
44 - 42 +2 82.4 1.09
42 - 46 -4 66.4 0.96
36 - 47 -11 76.3 0.86
34 - 45 -11 68.8 0.85
 Luminosity K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
61 - 33 +28 105.0 1.52
49 - 41 +8 79.3 1.17
38 - 45 -7 74.2 1.06
41 - 41 0 65.2 0.98
38 - 50 -12 66.0 0.82

World Cyber Arena North America Qualifier final standings:

1. Brazil Luminosity - $11,280 + WCA Finals spot
2. United States CLG - $5,630
3. United States Complexity - $2,260 
4. United States Misfits
5-8. Brazil Tempo Storm
5-8. Colombia Vault
5-8. Argentina Gale Force
5-8. Brazil Gorilla Core

The team list for the WCA 2017 Finals, which will run from December 17-22 in Yinchuan, China, currently looks as follows:

Brazil Gustavo 'SHOOWTiME' Gonçalves
Gustavo 'SHOOWTiME' Gonçalves
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
427
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
Brazil Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedes
Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedes
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
186
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
United States Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
292
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
#1
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Austria shaak!
Xpected
2017-10-30 11:37
3 replies
#21
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Germany No_Kappa
Brace yourselves EU teams. Chelozera is coming.
2017-10-30 12:37
2 replies
Brace yourselves germany, mohammed is coming
2017-10-30 16:21
1 reply
+1 ROFL
2017-10-30 17:34
#2
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Poland TrapZ
Gg siema arek
2017-10-30 11:37
#3
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Czech Republic MrM4sl0
nice
2017-10-30 11:37
#4
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Norway Phancy11
Chelo budget coldzera?
2017-10-30 11:37
#5
ppk | 
Brazil 4vengerr
expected
2017-10-30 11:37
#6
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Greece Gianopoulos
Ez 4 CheloKing
2017-10-30 11:37
#8
malta | 
Malta vfXy0
Feel the dab
2017-10-30 11:37
#9
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Brazil GKR48
Nice
2017-10-30 11:38
Wellplayed! Brazilian storm inc =O
2017-10-30 11:39
#12
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Other anarh1st47
Who won who?
2017-10-30 11:39
1 reply
what
2017-10-30 15:58
chelok1ng
2017-10-30 11:40
#14
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Germany skraby
chelo main carry
2017-10-30 11:42
#15
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Romania KrieppeN
Am I the only one who noticed “China #1” ? :)))
2017-10-30 11:51
#16
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Brazil skazzi
chelo is very good
2017-10-30 11:52
#17
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Brazil m4ngash0t
Ggwp!
2017-10-30 12:00
#18
mika | 
Faroe Islands kLango
chelok1ng
2017-10-30 12:01
#19
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Brazil nakTriceps
New coldzera incoming
2017-10-30 12:25
#20
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Brazil diixon
chelok1ng in a few months = chelozera
2017-10-30 12:33
5-8 Galebots
2017-10-30 12:45
12 replies
how's malvinas gaming doing?
2017-10-30 17:18
11 replies
nobody cares, but probably they would perform better than those bots
2017-10-30 22:03
10 replies
nt provincia
2017-10-31 13:47
9 replies
nt fracasado cebollita segundon, ganen una final muertos
2017-10-31 16:10
8 replies
wow our province is mad lul
2017-10-31 16:10
talking about football in a cs thread because you're out of arguments... oh wait, you never had one LUL nt gl next time
2017-11-02 01:26
6 replies
who is talking about football dumbass? Dont you remember the nonamers event who those bots were second? Win something moron
2017-11-02 19:13
5 replies
yeah, I remember that event were Uruguay qualified... oh wait! nt rebel province, keep traying to get through the amadora while these bots play the epl
2017-11-02 23:27
4 replies
finishing at last everytime haha nt big nose
2017-11-03 13:46
3 replies
"finishing last" you DO know they're currently in first place at MDL and that recently they were just 2 matches away from qualifying for the american minor? meanwhile Uruguay's "best pro team" can't even make it through the south american open and they abandon the only LAN they can play in months because they have to come back to their country the same day, nt dinosaur
2017-11-04 20:06
2 replies
in a couple of moths you are going to have jony playing against the uruguayan team for the the same spot, they deserve nothing and they dont gonna get nothing. Retarded
2017-11-05 00:42
1 reply
hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha, funny joke... oh wait, you're beeing serious? AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
2017-11-05 09:33
chelo the brazilian coldzera
2017-10-30 12:50
We did it ma boys! Congratz to us! We are champions! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-10-30 12:57
The syrians are gonna literally plant a bomb
2017-10-30 12:59
#26
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Netherlands Xenoo
NA qual with 5 SA teams in top 8.
2017-10-30 13:03
2 replies
#29
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Finland kelvinha
kkkkkkkkkkkkk +1
2017-10-30 13:44
+1
2017-10-30 15:58
#27
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Brazil xuspa
Congrats to win the Tier 3 Major! 11k!!!
2017-10-30 13:04
na bo3
2017-10-30 13:08
Gorilla Core XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2017-10-30 13:48
#32
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Brazil Setrock
Thought CLG had it...
2017-10-30 13:54
#33
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Brazil Miudovski
-PKL +steelega -SHowtime/NEKIZ +felps and you got 3 big brazilian teams fighting in the top 10 Denmark scene/Brazilian Scene Kreygasm
2017-10-30 14:03
4 replies
#37
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Europe KappaKaako
Hen1 Lucas Fnx Kng Felps Steel PKL Shoowtime Yel Horvy
2017-10-30 14:40
2 replies
-horvy +chelo
2017-10-30 15:05
felps would NEVER play with the twins
2017-10-30 20:40
Steelega is a bot like taco
2017-10-30 14:56
#34
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Brazil jeanntm
Expected
2017-10-30 14:09
ez
2017-10-30 14:32
#36
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Europe KappaKaako
Why is Gambit there :DD
2017-10-30 14:38
EZ BRAZIL
2017-10-30 14:40
#39
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Colombia AlejoBuh
Iraq cs dont plant the bomb, theyre the bomb
2017-10-30 14:44
Clg is a joke
2017-10-30 14:51
#46
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Brazil WWWWWWW
xd
2017-10-30 16:31
Why the fuck Gambit is playing a t3 tournment ??? This is unfair, give them the 1st place money and close the event. Done !
2017-10-30 16:32
1 reply
hahahahah I see Isurus then I see Gambit like WTF?
2017-10-31 12:43
Chelo starting to become the star a lot o people predicted he would.
2017-10-30 16:48
#50
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Poland PLEWA
pz ez 4 vp
2017-10-30 17:22
yel ez
2017-10-30 17:43
chelo has been awesome. Hope we are witnessing another great player rising
2017-10-30 20:39
2 replies
#60
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Pakistan perth
yel chelo nekiz steel horvy new immortals?
2017-10-31 10:58
1 reply
I think Id like -nekiz +desiny more
2017-10-31 12:40
brs stomping NA teams... nothing new to see here ppl
2017-10-30 20:40
nice to see Luminosity winning something again
2017-10-31 01:11
FreeLG stomped by chelo lmao -taco +chelo Kappa
2017-10-31 08:48
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