TyLoo and Vega Squadron to semi-finals in Malaysia
TyLoo and Vega Squadron have advanced to the semi-finals at the ROG Masters 2017 Grand Finals following their quarter-final victories over Splyce and 5POWER, respectively.
TYLOO who finished third in Group B squared off against the second-place finishers from Group A, Splyce. The North American team won Train with a 16-13 scoreline to kick off the series. Mitch "mitch" Semago was the star of the map with a 28:16 KDR and a 1.59 rating.
The Chinese responded on Cobblestone with a comfortable victory as Vladyslav "bondik" Nechyporchuk and HaoWen "somebody" Xu shined with 1.68 and 1.62 ratings, respectively. The decider was Cache where bondik once against showed up. His 27:15 KDR, 115.1 ADR, and 1.65 rating was crucial in TYLOO's 16-13 win on the map. With this result, TYLOO advanced to the semi-finals where they will face Grayhound.
|TYLOO||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Vladyslav 'bondik' Nechyporchukbondik||75 - 47||+28||99.9||1.45|
|HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody||65 - 58||+7||81.2||1.15|
|Hui 'DD' WuDD||59 - 55||+4||78.1||1.13|
|Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo||59 - 59||0||73.7||1.09|
|Hansel 'BnTeT' FerdinandBnTeT||49 - 53||-4||72.7||1.06|
|Splyce||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Mitch 'mitch' Semagomitch||59 - 53||+6||78.3||1.20|
|Kory 'SEMPHIS' FriesenSEMPHIS||62 - 66||-4||78.1||1.02|
|Daniel 'roca' Gustaferriroca||50 - 65||-15||68.4||0.93|
|Taylor 'Drone' JohnsonDrone||48 - 59||-11||71.6||0.92|
|David 'DAVEY' StaffordDAVEY||52 - 64||-12||76.3||0.92|
The second map, Cache, wasn't as straightforward as the first one since 5POWER had a 10-5 lead after a good T-side performance in the first half. Vega Squadron bettered 5POWER in the second half as they got eleven T-side rounds and won the map 16-14. The Russians will go up against Gambit in the semi-finals.
|5POWER||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Gan-Erdene 'dobu' Batbolddobu||40 - 40||0||89.8||1.11|
|Batbayar 'kabal' Bat-Enkhkabal||40 - 41||-1||79.6||0.99|
|Kitikawin 'PTC' RattanasukolPTC||38 - 34||+4||59.4||0.94|
|Peng 'xiaosaGe' SongxiaosaGe||23 - 46||-23||57.2||0.65|
|Lei 'forget' Liforget||16 - 47||-31||51.8||0.50|