Vega Squadron have beaten Renegades 16-14 on Mirage at the ELEAGUE Major Main Qualifier.
Renegades' early weapon buy in the third round worked out for the Australians who got their first round (2-1). Even though Renegades took the lead, Vega Squadron's respond was swift as they tied the game at 3-3.
Dmitriy "jR" Chervak's triple kill in the following round gave the lead back to Vega Squadron (4-3). When the score was 8-4 in the Russian team's favor, Noah "Nifty" Francis clutched a 1vs2, giving Renegades their fifth round. Vega Squadron won the first half 10-5.
The Russians took the A-site to win the second half pistol round but Renegades replied in the following round (11-6). However, Vega Squadron managed to extend their lead and earned six match points (15-9). Even though the Russians struggled, they eventually closed it out 16-14 to win their first game at the ELEAGUE Major Main Qualifier.
|Vega Squadron||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nikolay 'mir' Bityukovmir||29 - 17||+12||103.4||1.53|
|Dmitriy 'jR' ChervakjR||24 - 16||+8||74.5||1.26|
|Pavel 'hutji' Lashkovhutji||16 - 16||0||54.2||0.89|
|Sergey 'keshandr' Nikishinkeshandr||20 - 23||-3||75.4||0.88|
|Leonid 'chopper' Vishnyakovchopper||10 - 21||-11||62.3||0.84|