ELEAGUE Major Round 1 match-ups revealed

The draw for the first Swiss round of ELEAGUE Major Boston has taken place, with the 16 teams having learned the name of their first opponent in the $1 million tournament.

The draw has thrown up an exciting all-CIS clash featuring the current Major champions, Gambit, and their former ingame leader's new team, Natus Vincere, who had to work hard to get out of the qualifying stage.

SK, the No.1 team in the world, will lock horns with Space Soldiers hoping to avoid a repeat of the ESL One Cologne defeat to Engin "⁠MAJ3R⁠" Küpeli's side. FaZe will go up against fnatic in one of many clashes between two top 10 teams, the others being Astralis versus mousesports and G2 versus Cloud9.

G2 will face Cloud9 in the first round

Below you can find the full draw for the first round of the New Legends Stage, which kicks off on Friday: 

Germany BIG vs. United States Liquid
Poland Virtus.pro vs. Russia Quantum Bellator Fire
Kazakhstan Gambit vs. Ukraine Natus Vincere
Denmark Astralis vs. Europe mousesports
Denmark North vs. Russia Vega Squadron
Brazil SK vs. Turkey Space Soldiers
Sweden fnatic vs. Europe FaZe
United States Cloud9 vs. France G2
Turkey Engin 'MAJ3R' Küpeli
Engin 'MAJ3R' Küpeli
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
771
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
1st
2018-01-16 06:00
#15
NiKo | 
India Sishir
How u so fast ;___;
2018-01-16 06:01
ninja xD
2018-01-16 06:02
#59
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Japan Th3Koala
Big Vp Navi Astralis North Sk Faze C9
2018-01-16 06:03
The most likely teams to win their matches, however, there always is the possibility of an upset, and I assume Vega has one of the best chances to do so... Besides, if Gambit/Mouse wins, I don't think it'd be considered an upset
2018-01-16 06:09
Rip SS
2018-01-16 06:52
these matches are sick. can't wait for the major!!!!!! i haven't been paying attention to the scene since for a few months cuz it was boring, but the major magic is back.
2018-01-16 07:23
sk gonna smash ss :,(
2018-01-16 14:23
16-4 ,_,
2018-01-16 14:50
Enzo lol
2018-01-16 16:29
Yep :)
2018-01-16 20:08
look at group stage at PGL Major Sk 14:16 SS ez
2018-01-17 09:28
it was esl 1 cologne and it was bo 1 to hopes for ss now
2018-01-17 19:29
it was esl 1 cologne and it was bo 1 to hopes for ss now
2018-01-17 19:29
How can you say Vp is the most likly to win? They have shown no desire to improve, and if they just try to pull it off on the routine, these youngsters will eat them alive.
2018-01-16 09:13
+1 true they dropped out from esl and yea they r not favs to win there is a chance of upset there
2018-01-16 09:34
VP grows and becomes powerful in majors
2018-01-16 09:54
At least he understands
2018-01-16 09:55
Their performance in majors is surreal, the level of concentration of the team is very high
2018-01-16 09:57
NiP is gonna win anyway
2018-01-16 10:03
xDD
2018-01-16 10:11
+111
2018-01-16 13:24
They kinda sucked at last major tbh. They had the easy route because of the bad seeding and they still shit the bed.
2018-01-16 09:57
They are a great team and know how to play majors, their level of concentration for this championship is very high ... They can take stomps in any championship, but in major it is different
2018-01-16 09:59
QBF won against, flash gaming, avangar and envyus with a coach as a stand in Now they are facing prepared VP (Taz mentioned new tactics, ideas for game) on lan, on Major Good luck QBF
2018-01-16 10:04
final and semifinal in the last majors wtf are you talking about
2018-01-16 13:39
They drew so easy matchups at krakow...
2018-01-16 13:54
And QB.Fire is not regarded as an easy matchup? It's har to understand the logic here.
2018-01-16 14:38
I think you misunderstand, I do think they are an easy matchup, and that VP were pretty lucky with their draws the last time aswell. They had Vega in the first match of PGL krakow if im not mistaken, which might be the last time they managed a 16-2 win....
2018-01-16 14:39
So you do agree VP is expected to win first match?
2018-01-16 14:43
If they don't take home the W, they should consider disbanding before match 2.... Anyway i think they will go either 0-3, 1-3, 2-3 og 3-2. Beyond that is out of reach unless some miracle happens.
2018-01-16 14:46
hehe, okay :)
2018-01-16 14:48
Lol VP didn't have easy games at the Krakow Major.
2018-01-16 16:32
Okay? They didnt meet a single top team either...
2018-01-16 16:39
Lol they met Fnatic who made the Playoffs, same with Gambit, North and C9. Gambit finished 3-0 (if I'm not mistaken) and played great CS at that time (eventually won the Major). C9 were definitely not a bad team, same with Fnatic who can always make a surprise. The only weak team they met was Vega in the first round. The eventually beat North in the Playoffs 2-0. North are not a weak team. VP are always good at Majors. You're just talking shit with no knowledge whatsoever.
2018-01-16 16:57
So besides Vega at that time. What other weak team did they face? To make the Playoffs and then go 2-0 vs North is not luck.
2018-01-16 16:59
Just because a team has the potential to show up, it doesnt suddenly Become a top team. Consistency defines a top team, an none of the teams vp beat had jern good at a consistent level up to the major, maybe except north. They didnt meet a Single top 5 team which must be considered pretty damn lucky
2018-01-16 17:16
You're a dumbass x2. You understand nothing. Stick to your Gold Nova matchmaking fella.
2018-01-16 21:52
Im not playing any more. I just follow the scene out of habit, and have been doing so since 2001 when i started playing. So tbh your outrages doesnt really affect me, since i know that i know what im talking about. VP didnt meet a single top team if you look in regard to rankings, which is very unusual in a major tournament.
2018-01-17 10:03
Great. A 30 year old nobody, thinks he knows something. Following since 2001 yet you know shit. Amazing.
2018-01-17 13:44
In your mind at that time the only top teams were SK and Astralis I guess lmao. 'They didn't meet the two best teams, they suck!!!!!!11'. This is how you sound like. Like a complete moron.
2018-01-17 13:47
Atleast i dont embarrass my self :)
2018-01-17 14:31
you were saying?
2018-01-19 18:40
Fan of teams - North. They lost too and? You're retarded fella. Get help. You understand nothing.
2018-01-19 19:05
Nice game from Astralis too? Superteam? Everyone can lose in a Major buddy. There are no weak teams.
2018-01-19 22:06
Round 1 Match VP 16-2 Vega Round 2 High Match VP 16-11 Fnatic Round 3 High Match VP 11-16 Gambit Round 4 High Match VP 14-16 North (But in QF they made 2-0) Round 5 Match VP 16-10 C9 ._. ‘THEY SUCK AT MAJOR’ Luck of North defeating VP
2018-01-16 14:57
Well, they lost 2-0 to immortals who proved to be morons, and themselves had a really easy road to the finals where they got outshined heavily. And they went 3-2 vs. those teams? They didnt go head to head with 1 top 5 team and still went with their backs at the ropes.
2018-01-16 15:01
not last major LUL
2018-01-17 00:48
Looks like that's their last chance to show up. Otherwise they will just disband unless Valve announces another Major in Poland.
2018-01-16 12:07
Agreed. Imo they only stayed together because of their legend status.
2018-01-16 12:25
Their last actual tournament was Epicenter, and they did amazingly there. They have always been disappointing at smaller tournaments such as starladder this year
2018-01-16 13:48
No? their last actual tournament was SL I-league Shanghai where they lost 2-0 v.s renegades and gave a map to FLASH. they fucking sucked that tournament right after they showed promise in Russia, they proved it to be a fluke. :) And since then they have lost repeatedly to tier 2-4 teams, including the polish ones.
2018-01-16 13:57
"Their last ACTUAL tournament " "They have always been disappointing at smaller tournaments such as starladder this year" Can you read? VP also failed at WESG right before the previous Eleague major, they're never fired up for small tournaments
2018-01-16 14:51
In the end, this is word vs. word. Friday ill be proven right or wrong, but I think they will fail miserably.
2018-01-16 14:52
You're a dumbass that's a fact.
2018-01-16 16:34
You are entitiled to Your opinion just as i am entitled to report you :)
2018-01-16 16:38
Oh little baby? Really? Gonna cry to mommy now :^(
2018-01-16 16:51
Agree, but im so excited to see astralis. Its really hard to predict where they are at, I feel like they will either crush everyone, or fail miserably.
2018-01-16 09:16
Astralis will be on top 4. Gambit can win over navi,. VP its a 50% 50% chance, or will finish in top 4 or will be eliminated very soon.
2018-01-16 10:32
G2 beating c9 would not be an upset Gambit beating navi would not be an upset Vega beating north would not be an upset Big beating liquid could be an upset but knowing how big played in recent events it would not be an upset and i keep going on... Most underdog teams stepped up and needless to sY the fact that the top 8 teams were having more days off and longer holidays than the teams playing the qualifications can play a slight positive or a negative role to try helping some teams win, so things have changed skillwise in past months for the better for some teams, so trying to predict this major might be the hardest...
2018-01-16 14:06
C9 over G2, i aren't think that
2018-01-16 06:17
C9 always versus G2, wtf
2018-01-16 06:21
yeah ez for Gamers2
2018-01-16 06:22
Last time 2-0 C9
2018-01-16 06:48
It wasnt the major
2018-01-16 08:26
thats right - they also sucked at the major xD
2018-01-16 09:17
yeah but It was 6 months ago now they wil crush everyone
2018-01-16 12:46
Baguette mad because America > France in every way XDDDDDDDD
2018-01-16 13:01
#468
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Germany _PH1L
U.K. IS only region that is worse than NA Sorry for that lel
2018-01-16 13:35
haha nt fat burger man na cs is a joke x) try to win at least 1 major before trash talk ;)
2018-01-16 13:35
That will never happen.
2018-01-16 13:50
Everytime c9 has meet g2 we have destroyed them
2018-01-16 16:47
It is 5 wins for g2 1 tie and 5 wins for c9 so.... nope
2018-01-16 16:49
Latest wins for c9 2-0 after 2-0 Mr baguette
2018-01-16 16:54
C9 has been looking great so far. It is not certain that G2 will win. I predict 2-1 for C9
2018-01-16 10:57
ezyy for faze
2018-01-16 06:18
They will not even qualify in playoffs
2018-01-16 17:21
yeah no hope for fnatic with botgolden
2018-01-16 17:37
Like botniko in all majors? :DDDDDD
2018-01-16 19:00
#132
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North America Isamu
I think Gambit wins that match up if Na'Vi plays how they did for most of the qualifier.
2018-01-16 06:23
#276
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Germany iXoxo
They should win yeah
2018-01-16 08:40
#138
Jay9 | 
Norway Jay9
sorry but easy for SS vs SK
2018-01-16 06:28
XANTARES vs. coldzera
2018-01-16 06:49
cold wins
2018-01-16 07:11
Will see
2018-01-16 07:22
This time I think SK gonna win my darling. But then I think SS can do a great Major.
2018-01-16 13:04
#433
Jay9 | 
Norway Jay9
ez for xantarekt
2018-01-16 12:20
#235
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Brazil baldok1
GODARES, BEST RATED PLAYER IN THE WORLD ! He's such a monster that's been missing appearances in big stages. Hoping to see a great match from him.
2018-01-16 07:42
Exactly
2018-01-16 07:42
Its a team game! Sk is the highest rated team in the world! No matter who is better! Its a good chance for SS to play with SK without Boltz or it would have been a landslide loss for them!
2018-01-16 09:53
#407
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Brazil _Rhaegar_
Yeah, SK doesn't have Boltz, but Felps is good too. Anyone can tell about how he will be for this major, i guess. I think Felps will be a big surprise, because it is the last competitive with SK's name for him.
2018-01-16 11:59
Big? Ahahahaha
2018-01-16 06:48
#216
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Germany _PH1L
Liquid ahaha have nay
2018-01-16 07:33
No way Vega looses to North lol
2018-01-16 08:33
Hopefully C9
2018-01-16 09:40
#386
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Canada hypsipyle
BIG VP Gambit astralis north sk fnatic g2 will be like this i know things dont ask :D
2018-01-16 11:21
C9 > G2. Last match 2-0 C9.
2018-01-16 15:43
#541
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Canada hypsipyle
y but i feel like g2 can win against them this time not a fan actually i hate shox and smitz just watched their game its just a feeling.
2018-01-16 16:01
BIG Quantum Bellator Fire Gambit Astralis Vega Squadron SK FaZe G2
2018-01-16 11:47
#484
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Denmark bQssa
BiG 0-3
2018-01-16 13:56
liquid vp gambit as vega sk faze g2/c9
2018-01-17 06:13
The same but Gambit will win NAVI
2018-01-17 13:09
Picking all the overdogs...how profound
2018-01-18 11:27
#658
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Ukraine d1laN
liquid qb fire navi mouz vega sk faze g2
2018-01-18 18:02
#41
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Ukraine depcher
Gambit - navi whoo
2018-01-16 06:02
Ez Gambit
2018-01-16 06:47
+1 my dear
2018-01-16 13:02
Sweet :-*
2018-01-16 13:20
#280
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Poland GALA014
Navi
2018-01-16 08:49
I feel sad for: navi qbf vega Space Soldiers They ll get rekt so bad
2018-01-16 06:03
#84
fer | 
Brazil oJama
Well vega won against faze so...
2018-01-16 06:07
so??
2018-01-16 06:09
#99
fer | 
Brazil oJama
... the dots like u know what im saying if north dont look out they can lose
2018-01-16 06:11
well everyone shoud look out, but north so ready with god valde
2018-01-16 06:12
Vega will take this
2018-01-16 07:25
in putin dreams only
2018-01-16 08:13
+1 vega will win
2018-01-16 10:42
North in a crap form lately, cant remember even their play off in small events, cause they were de_stroyed by other teams.
2018-01-16 11:52
Lol ss will rekt sk round 1 trust me. Sk Dosent have boltz for majors
2018-01-16 06:31
#150
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Russia Nikosimus
Vega? I feel bad for North How are they gonna play their t-side? Vega is crazy with their agression, it's a trademark which works out almost very time
2018-01-16 06:36
#202
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Slovakia SLAVak
CT-side*
2018-01-16 07:24
#205
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Russia Nikosimus
I meant T-side will be hard for North because of Vega's agression as CT Esp given that North's T isnt that good overall
2018-01-16 07:26
And the fact that North is on a huge slump
2018-01-16 07:36
MSL already working on some punishment for that aggressive play style, check out his Twitter. “those fucks think this is some type of CoD? Ready to teach some basics” MSL on Twitter. “Expect the unexpected” -Alberto Einstein GG
2018-01-16 08:59
Last time North open their mouths to trash talk it was config on kennyS, we all know the results...gg Vega
2018-01-16 09:32
I am gonna fuck up -Konfig "Gets the crazied flick ever from Kenny"
2018-01-16 10:37
#368
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Russia Nikosimus
And then Vega holds for 2 mins When you play agressive for CT, you can always give it up and play defensive, that's like a backup plan Sooo.. I still think Vega will win, I want them to become Legends
2018-01-16 10:50
And I want to stop being stupid anymore but it is what it is, just a dream.
2018-01-16 11:02
#374
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Russia Nikosimus
We'll see No one thought BIG would go 3-0 and that QB would advance, everything can happen
2018-01-16 10:57
Didn't Vega say it wasn't their plan to play aggressive at all? They said smthing like they played aggressively only cause it worked out in the qualifier.
2018-01-16 11:47
#417
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Russia Nikosimus
Then it's even better They managed to almost 3-0 the qual without sticking to their gameplan:) Imagine if they'll play their A game which they prepared They have a chance of becoming legends for sure
2018-01-16 11:57
Yeah, definetly would be nice.
2018-01-16 11:59
#497
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Slovakia SLAVak
oh I'm sorry I missread your message.
2018-01-16 14:42
As I see, they havent got better since last major, but lets wait and see
2018-01-16 08:17
#370
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Russia Nikosimus
If you think they havent got better, you are either blind or simply didnt watch them play
2018-01-16 10:51
Didn’t watch that carefully, I could be wrong
2018-01-16 11:40
#174
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Turkey ArrowSh0t
At esl one cologne ss won 1st match against SK however this time get rekt
2018-01-16 06:57
his net connection is not shit like asian net
2018-01-16 06:23
Tru bro ;___; I crie ;___;
2018-01-16 06:27
ahaahaa
2018-01-16 06:33
Asian net >>>>> African net dude wtffff?
2018-01-16 09:00
she is not from africa dude
2018-01-16 09:06
wh0?
2018-01-16 09:23
LUKO
2018-01-16 06:01
#69
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Brazil smm1le
BIG < Liquid QBF > VP Gambit < NaVi Mouz > Astralis Vega > North Space Soldiers < SK Fnatic < FaZe G2 > Cloud9
2018-01-16 06:05
#143
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Argentina Renardo
big > liquid gambit > navi
2018-01-16 06:31
Navi have talents, Gambit have team play, who wins?
2018-01-16 12:07
#556
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Argentina Renardo
idk, but i select Gambit as winner in most part because of being a fan
2018-01-16 16:44
#519
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Brazil smm1le
big is not a good team just got lucky in the past major
2018-01-16 15:10
#555
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Argentina Renardo
I go for BIG because of how played Liquid recently
2018-01-16 16:43
#232
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Poland sylwo108
QBF win with VP? XDDDdDDDd
2018-01-16 07:41
Yes because VP are really dominant right now and have shown they won't lose to lesser teams? Don't be a fanboy, VP could easily lose to QBF with how both teams have played recently.
2018-01-16 08:52
#288
Jame | 
Kazakhstan Duka
but QBF only won some tier2-3 teams like AVANGAR and EnVy, Flash=tier10
2018-01-16 08:59
And VP drew against envy, a Russia mix and game agents who are tier 10 and lost against a Belgian mix all in November. VP hasn't shown that they are a strong team right now.
2018-01-16 09:17
yea man November was like a day ago its already January no way VP got better in such a short time
2018-01-16 09:47
Go watch other majors
2018-01-16 09:57
I've watched every major since 2014, VP did well at majors when VP were playing well, in recent months they have been dog shit and if you think they'll do well based purely off how they've played in majors in the past then you're just wrong. The only measure you should base a team off is their recent results, sure VP have the potential to go deep in this tournament since they have enough talent to do so but they are equally if not moreso likely to crash out without getting a legends spot.
2018-01-16 10:05
VP doesn't give a fuck about recent results, if u watched every single major, u should already know that, cos they have never been favourites
2018-01-16 10:14
They were favourites in one of the majors of 2014 or 2015, forget which one it was an they lost. It doesn't matter what VP give a fuck about, I really hope you don't bet on matches because with your logic you'll lose a lot of money.
2018-01-16 10:27
golden rule ma boy never ever bet on VP matches, never
2018-01-16 10:28
+1 vp will win this shit
2018-01-16 11:29
btw c9 and g2 out of group stage
2018-01-16 10:30
#422
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Brazil _Rhaegar_
Did you see them play against SK in EPICENTER? In my opinion they played really well and this final was one of the best. I don't know if this happened because was SK or because they are good friends and want to give a good final, but they played very good.
2018-01-16 12:03
#520
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Brazil smm1le
vp will be disband
2018-01-16 15:11
Why would you change the arrangement of the teams and then use different symbols too? Either do: team A < team B team C > team D or do: team B > team A team C > team D
2018-01-16 13:52
0/8
2018-01-16 14:10
#614
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Australia Godkqly
Mouz>astralis??? I think u might have forgotten that niko actually left mouz!!
2018-01-17 00:48
#649
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Poland Hasztasz
QBF better than VP XD!
2018-01-17 23:31
WHY ALWAYS FNATIC VS FAZE IN INTILIAL MATCHES
2018-01-16 09:01
dont worry ez for Sènor VAC
2018-01-16 11:52
yesss
2018-01-16 14:52
Fnatic is going to win becouse they lost 2 lan and 1 online againts them but the win 3 online so they probably get their homework so easy match for fnatic
2018-01-16 13:27
i hope so dude. ALWAYSFNATIC
2018-01-16 14:53
I hope we make a deep run :)
2018-01-16 22:26
BIG > Liquid QBF > VP Gambit > NaVi Mouz > Astralis Vega > North Space Soldiers > SK Fnatic > FaZe G2 > Cloud9
2018-01-16 06:00
SS will win SK, rly?
2018-01-16 06:01
Yes
2018-01-16 06:01
No
2018-01-16 06:01
SS have already win against SK, why are you surprised?
2018-01-16 06:08
No
2018-01-16 06:26
Ss beat sk in their last match
2018-01-16 06:54
#233
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France 1Faren
1 upset isn't the norm
2018-01-16 07:42
So how u can sure about it ?
2018-01-16 20:35
#609
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Jordan human928
This is a major dude
2018-01-16 23:39
They already did it on LAN year ago
2018-01-16 07:33
its been ayear ago
2018-01-16 08:53
yeah, when SS werent good as they are now and SK had better line up than in this match up I am not saying SS are going to win on 100% but there is a big chance of them taking this match
2018-01-16 15:32
#534
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Other godmorty
sk lost in SS best map and sk "worst map" sk wont take that risk any more
2018-01-16 15:40
Cache is the sks best map you newbie
2018-01-16 16:31
#554
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Other godmorty
0/7.5
2018-01-16 16:40
0/0
2018-01-16 17:27
wtf, best map from sk is ovp!Cache is third worst (but still good)
2018-01-16 17:45
I agree that there is a chance. Just to correct: the lineup was exactly the same (sk won that tournament ESL Cologne with felps), they were just playing better than they will in this major (probably)
2018-01-18 16:52
#376
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Turkey Balbaros
i mean compare ss and sk, ss has a 100% winrate against them obviously they will win
2018-01-16 10:58
lol
2018-01-17 06:57
report for saying fnatic>faze
2018-01-16 06:01
+1
2018-01-16 06:02
JW gonna go ham
2018-01-16 06:03
Well fnatic won the last BO1 they played at ESL PL Finals.
2018-01-16 06:36
well FaZe were saving strategies for major so doesnt count you say somthing bad about faze again i report again
2018-01-16 07:11
AHAHAHA,saving strats to get 16-6 by vega?stop with those b8,it was more than 2 month ago
2018-01-16 07:17
saving strats for bo3 finals not to waste on dumb russkis in bo1 say 1 more bad thing i report you
2018-01-16 08:49
Fuck of i report you for talking bad about faze >:( they saving starts for finals only cuz they know they will beat everyone
2018-01-16 17:29
true my friend faze run cs now we in faze era we let sk win many times just to beat them in major #RUNFAZE #NOFAVELAS #FAZETOP1
2018-01-16 21:03
AHAA worst baiter in hltv
2018-01-16 22:11
#642
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Sweden Nuggeet
classic everytime faze or sk lose "they were saving strats guys just wait plzplzplz"
2018-01-17 18:34
well they never lose both of them won like last 10 tournments so /close #RunFaZeAndSk
2018-01-17 22:12
I was stating a fact, how is that saying something bad? Chill out kid!
2018-01-16 10:04
K
2018-01-16 06:01
SS > SK Fnatic > FaZe GIGALUL
2018-01-16 06:01
Well in the last BO1s, SS and Fnatic did win. Fnatic fairly recently as ESL PL Finals.
2018-01-16 15:15
#32
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Germany JeanKanne
everything but big<liquid and g2<c9 the rest +1
2018-01-16 06:01
What a fanboy thing to respond XDD nice fakeflag btw
2018-01-16 06:02
#52
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Germany JeanKanne
xD no im actually from GER... but im a liquid fan and hate g2 so...
2018-01-16 06:03
Why? lul
2018-01-16 06:04
#83
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Germany JeanKanne
i always ask myself why im a liquid fan when im watching them... since im also a fan of a shit 4th division football club i think i like to get fucked lol... and 1 of my friends is g2 fan so theres kind of a rivalry between us
2018-01-16 06:06
Interesting, we're opposite when it comes to where we live lol. Hey at least you're not a bug fan
2018-01-16 06:08
#96
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Germany JeanKanne
4ever Denis best GER player... i got no problem with big tho
2018-01-16 06:10
liquid 4th, the meme checks out
2018-01-16 06:19
#135
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Germany JeanKanne
wut?
2018-01-16 06:26
Interesting
2018-01-16 06:16
ez mouz
2018-01-16 06:17
+1
2018-01-16 06:21
I have every game different than you lul
2018-01-16 06:02
#42
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Brazil augusJ
+1
2018-01-16 06:02
#50
NiKo | 
India Sishir
I want SS to win too but Tbh they can't. SK don't only rely on firepower they are extremely technically strategic
2018-01-16 06:02
Don't be so hopeless, SS rate win against SK is 100% c:
2018-01-16 06:15
True .P
2018-01-16 09:56
#63
NiKo | 
India Sishir
Fnatic>Faze? BO3 looool bad bait
2018-01-16 06:04
Its BO1.
2018-01-16 06:35
Shit ;___;
2018-01-16 06:36
#67
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Brazil CiZiN
seriously? nooooooo
2018-01-16 06:04
Vp losing to qbf ofc... And I am underrated baiter.
2018-01-16 06:16
Nice bait tho. Cheer up
2018-01-16 06:21
#106
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United States flipfone
> means greater than. It's not an arrow.
2018-01-16 06:17
#501
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Canada Adipocere
Lmao
2018-01-16 14:47
Big? Really?
2018-01-16 06:50
You think liquid will beat BIG? LMAO
2018-01-16 06:50
BIG is a bunch of bots. Ez for zews
2018-01-16 06:50
#249
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Brazil baldok1
this time crouch jump isn't working. miss bugs big.
2018-01-16 07:50
#176
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Brazil sikis
what to expect from a fat man who says that ss> sk and fnatic> faze
2018-01-16 06:58
The only time SS and sk played in a bo1,SS won,same for these fnatic/faze lineup
2018-01-16 07:19
#252
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Brazil sikis
we will see then, it is based there on a tragedy
2018-01-16 07:52
The G2-C9 game is gonna be killer
2018-01-17 12:09
Nice
2018-01-16 06:00
ok
2018-01-16 06:00
#5
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Sweden agzbagz1337
n1
2018-01-16 06:00
8th
2018-01-16 06:01
#9
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Bulgaria Jaganci
Gambit v NaVi Lul
2018-01-16 06:00
GAMBIT NAVI LETS GET IT
2018-01-16 06:01
Rip mouz
2018-01-16 06:01
No. Ez
2018-01-16 06:17
#188
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Denmark Enggaard
Its gonna be a close game, the best 1st round match
2018-01-16 07:12
Overrating Mouz. C9 vs G2 or Fnatic vs Faze are the best matchups.
2018-01-16 10:09
Gambit vs NaVi OMEGALUL
2018-01-16 06:01
hhahaahaaahhahaah
2018-01-16 12:37
RIP C9
2018-01-16 06:01
RIP NORTH
2018-01-16 06:01
#23
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Norway namsayin
18th
2018-01-16 06:01
VP once again so fucking lucky
2018-01-16 06:01
They gonna lose :d
2018-01-16 06:02
#268
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United Kingdom DominnX26
Xd
2018-01-16 08:19
on one hand I hope so, then again I have QBF to go 0-3. Not betting money on that match at least. total shitfest. Some of these teams got so damn lucky in their matchups, shit teams vs shit teams and good teams vs good teams in most of these.
2018-01-16 13:03
The worst part is BIG vs Liquid. Liquid gets in on a lucky 9th spot and gets rewarded with the far worst of all the legend teams. So unfair.
2018-01-16 10:11
Haha BIG worse than VP nice bait.
2018-01-16 10:26
What has BIG shown to be put over VP? Sure I can agree that they both suck, but VP at least has the epicenter final run with a strong final game vs SK, BIG has nothing but some random t2/3 event they didn't even manage to win.
2018-01-16 11:04
That EPICENTER fluke run haha. Nice joke.
2018-01-16 11:22
I don't get you, half of the time you act like a grown up with reasoning skills and half the time you act like a standard hltv kid with immature replies like these. What is up with that?
2018-01-16 11:30
Depends on the person I reply to and my mood.
2018-01-16 11:31
Person can't be applicable here since I have been perfectly nice and mannered in all comments. So moody then... Could you raise a little red flag when you are in the immature mood next time. If I want kid replies I can talk to anyone here :-P
2018-01-16 11:38
Well in VP case. If VP raises everyone else kneels. Its major and its been kind of a pattern before
2018-01-16 11:58
Well if I wouldnt get kid replies like #338 then I wouldnt even be in this kind of mood.
2018-01-16 12:46
How is that a kid reply? BIG is clearly one of the worst legend teams, I understand you are a fan of tabsen and gob b but you must also agree on that? Yes cases can be made for both VP and Gambit being worse but the point was that liquid got in on a "free pass" and gets rewarded with an easy team. I'm sure you also understood that this was the point.
2018-01-16 14:55
Oh sure BIG is trash. The problem is VP are simply worse.
2018-01-16 15:08
But as I said. I'm sure you are smart enough to see that the point I was making is that Liquid was getting of easy which seems unfair since they normally would have been eliminated in the qualifier with 2-3 record. Oh well have a good day sir.
2018-01-16 16:04
#643
NAF | 
Turkey Uria
No bug no big
2018-01-17 18:55
cry is free mad VP fanboy
2018-01-17 18:55
#645
NAF | 
Turkey Uria
I never said vp will pass :D but big is not good. Only TabseN plays on that team
2018-01-17 19:01
finally a proper major matchup
2018-01-16 06:01
No need to fake matchups when NiP isnt at major
2018-01-16 08:00
SPACE %100 WIN RATE AGAINST SK. EZ
2018-01-16 06:01
#237
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France 1Faren
Lol cuz ss never play tier 1
2018-01-16 07:43
space soldiers won all the matches they played against SK. idiot?
2018-01-16 08:23
Mouz fanboy
2018-01-16 08:50
#492
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France 1Faren
I actually hate mouz
2018-01-16 14:15
LUL
2018-01-16 06:01
g2 vs c9 and navi vs gambit gonna be good
2018-01-16 06:01
Go SK!
2018-01-16 06:01
GO VIRTUS!
2018-01-16 06:02
#38
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Indonesia takiozz
Virtus pro numba one
2018-01-16 06:02
Liquid>Bug Vp>QBF Gambit>NAVI Astralis>mouz North>Vega SK>SS Faze>FNATIC G2>c9
2018-01-16 06:02
Most likely.... hoping for the mouz upset in round 1 tho. Maybe vega as well
2018-01-16 06:03
Those r probably the two most likely upsets
2018-01-16 06:08
True, device might be bad because he's not played pro cs in a while
2018-01-16 06:10
And qbf upset :(
2018-01-16 08:48
I bet on Faze
2018-01-16 06:05
#44
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United Kingdom Sjam
EZ 4 Quantum Bellator Fire
2018-01-16 06:02
#46
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Brazil CFehr
Liquid VIP Na'Vi Astralis North SK Faze G2
2018-01-16 06:02
#47
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Brazil Anahera
Izi 4 sk
2018-01-16 06:02
Zeus vs Gambit, this one is gon be interesting
2018-01-16 06:02
#49
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Brazil davidzor
Gambit vs NaVi straight fire
2018-01-16 06:02
RIP SS
2018-01-16 06:03
Poor SS haha
2018-01-16 06:03
Cry is still free ;)
2018-01-16 06:46
SK 16X13 SS cry :)
2018-01-20 01:19
He said poor ss cuz he thought ss would get destroyed.. why should i cry? It was a great game and sk had the better luck today. Gg wp. But discussing with animals isnt useful tho, bye :)
2018-01-20 01:21
cool
2018-01-20 01:23
Nice
2018-01-16 06:03
ez fnatic, get rekt olof, senor vac is coming
2018-01-16 06:03
#60
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Germany BIG2020
EZ 4 BIG
2018-01-16 06:03
Liquid W Vp W Gambit W Mouz W Vega W SK W Faze W C9 W
2018-01-16 06:03
SS VS SK ???? WHYY
2018-01-16 06:04
#387
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Bulgaria AboveYall
bacause SS will win ez
2018-01-16 11:22
#66
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Finland Alko^
qb fire waste spot
2018-01-16 06:04
Mad nip fan
2018-01-16 06:22
NIP at major? I aren't think that
2018-01-16 06:51
#206
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Finland Alko^
ss winning a premier tournament in 3 years? arent think that
2018-01-16 07:29
Major>any other tournament
2018-01-16 07:30
#210
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Finland Alko^
yeah but they are going 0-3 so it doesnt matter LOL
2018-01-16 07:31
XANTARES, Calyx and Paz 0:3? Hahahaha
2018-01-16 07:32
#213
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Finland Alko^
paz has health problems he should go to gym
2018-01-16 07:32
So do skinny Alesund
2018-01-16 07:33
NiP is major winner, SS will never be
2018-01-16 10:27
SS are an over hyped sand nigger team
2018-01-16 16:55
#211
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Finland Alko^
NiP > every challenger, FaZe mby better. But noone of those challengers will never beat NiP at lan
2018-01-16 07:32
So why NIP hasn't qualified? Vega-NIP 16:2 Never forget
2018-01-16 07:32
#217
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Finland Alko^
cause they are bad online, ss will never achieve anything
2018-01-16 07:33
You wish, troll)
2018-01-16 07:33
#221
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Finland Alko^
ss is going to make 5 major finals too? arent think that
2018-01-16 07:34
Nip made major finals during the beginning of cs, with no competition at all
2018-01-16 07:35
#229
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Finland Alko^
but you can accept that nip would beat 80% of challengers in bo3
2018-01-16 07:38
Only QBF, Liquid and BIG
2018-01-16 07:39
#231
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Finland Alko^
HAHAHAH noone of those challengers have a tier1 tournament won in 2017, expect faze
2018-01-16 07:40
GTR, forest and Xizt are pensioners, Rez and draken tier 2 material. NIP is past. SS, Vega, Avangar and Co. is future.
2018-01-16 07:42
#240
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Finland Alko^
not going to fall to silver’s bait
2018-01-16 07:44
One more miss. I am female semi pro.
2018-01-16 07:45
#389
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Bulgaria AboveYall
semi-pro female aka level 4 faceit, and boosted LEM :DDDDDDD Also G2 won a couple of tier 1 tournaments not only FaZe.
2018-01-16 11:24
Don't judge people you don't know.
2018-01-16 12:15
#431
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Bulgaria AboveYall
but i know you, Elena
2018-01-16 12:15
Your name is Martin?
2018-01-16 12:18
#434
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Bulgaria AboveYall
no its not))
2018-01-16 12:20
RIP SS :(
2018-01-16 06:04
sk playing with felps means that SS will win
2018-01-16 06:06
Lul? Felps is so good he can be a star player in any team.
2018-01-16 11:35
SS will win man
2018-01-16 15:10
#70
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Brazil GodMac
BIG 12 X 16 TL VP 9 X 16 QBF GAMBIT 14 X 16 NAVI ASTRALIS 16 X 6 MOUSE NORTH 16 X 8 VEGA SK 16 X 13 SS FAZE 19 X 16 FNATIC G2 12 X 16 C9
2018-01-16 06:05
No
2018-01-16 06:20
No
2018-01-16 06:23
No
2018-01-16 06:52
#207
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Finland Alko^
xantares probably going blatant and dropping 40 bomb 16-13
2018-01-16 07:29
C9 > G2 FaZe > Fnatic SK > SS VEGA > North Astralis > mouz Gambit > NaVi VP > QBF BIG > Liquid
2018-01-16 06:05
#72
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North America tim1856
gambit navi PepeHands
2018-01-16 06:05
r i g g e d
2018-01-16 06:05
Wow, the easiest match for SK, NICE!!
2018-01-16 06:05
Lol stop underestimating SS
2018-01-16 09:13
ok they are the second easiest opponent qbf is first
2018-01-16 10:38
SS>qbf,gambit,liquid,navi,big,mous,vega,vp and fnatic
2018-01-16 10:50
0,0/8
2018-01-16 11:35
#573
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France 1Faren
I actually Laughed out loud upon reading this
2018-01-16 17:21
just ignore dude SS in the groups it was totally deserved and they will win... they have chance.. like the last time
2018-01-16 15:11
Said sk fangay :)
2018-01-16 20:42
#75
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Pakistan SuPer_CoDi
Run Sk <33
2018-01-16 06:05
Liquid got lucky for once lol
2018-01-16 06:05
They shouldnt even be there but 100T gave them a free spot,talk about luck
2018-01-16 07:15
BIG<Liquid VP>QB.F Gambit>Navi Astralis>Mousesports North<Vega SK>Space soldiers FaZe>FANATIC G2<C9
2018-01-16 06:05
Liquid will be playing with Zews... I think it lyes like 60/40 Big>Liq
2018-01-16 06:11
Ya I guess I forgot about that... And they haven't been doing so well. I mean they were pretty close to losing to QB.F 19-15
2018-01-16 08:06
Avangar*
2018-01-16 13:44
#78
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China Yao_Ming
stupid swiss system how can we get dota system?
2018-01-16 06:05
Maybe start with prize like DOTA? millions USD?!
2018-01-16 06:08
Swiss is fascinating
2018-01-16 06:53
#80
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India FLasH_7
Round 1 matchups arent interesting .. Except for c9 vs G2
2018-01-16 06:06
#82
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United Kingdom Vugo360
EZ SpaceS
2018-01-16 06:06
#85
720 | 
World cl^
VP vs QBF what a shitty game
2018-01-16 06:08
BIG > Liquid VirtusPro < QBF GAMBIT > NAVI ASTRALIS > MOUSE NORTH < VEGA SK > SS FAZE > FNATIC G2 > C9
2018-01-16 06:08
Wtf? Qbf over VP. Nooooooooo
2018-01-16 07:54
People writing qbf>vp should get a reality check, they are total chancers
2018-01-16 06:08
+1
2018-01-16 14:59
Gambit vs navi gg
2018-01-16 06:09
#95
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Ukraine den37773
Why C9 vs G2? Two teams worked, tried, win 3:0.... and now got the strongest enemy
2018-01-16 06:10
Liquid Vp Gambit Mousports Vega Sk Faze C9
2018-01-16 06:12
#102
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United States KreVv
BIG VP Navi Ast Vega SK Fnatic C9
2018-01-16 06:13
on the real matchup board: line 1-zoo line 2-movie show line 3-clash of ex-teammates line4-choke choke choke choke
2018-01-16 06:17
#108
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Turkey onuRRRR
CRY IS FREE RUNSSG
2018-01-16 06:17
#112
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Belarus felzz
lol 200k viewers on StarLadder on the match NaVi vs. Gambit
2018-01-16 06:17
#114
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Malaysia K2tan
gambit vs navi holy
2018-01-16 06:18
#115
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United States mers_cs
GL spaceS , do it again
2018-01-16 06:18
#119
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Malaysia K2tan
c9 and g2 also good game
2018-01-16 06:19
RIP G2. they have 50/50 chances against other teams. but c9 is their kyptonite.
2018-01-16 06:20
#448
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Indonesia FinZzz
Ikr. Terrible matchup in their case. They seem to struggle against na teams espcially c9
2018-01-16 12:58
Nah honestly its 50/50 but seriously why do they pit the two best challengers against each other shouldnt it be 1 challenger vs 1 legend rip
2018-01-18 04:15
#671
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Indonesia FinZzz
Yea exactly.
2018-01-20 07:57
i want to see navi vs gambit in a bo3, would be such a thriller :))
2018-01-16 06:20
Space psoldeirs Hahahahahahaahaha again
2018-01-16 06:20
2-0 now
2018-01-16 20:44
LETS GO MOUSESPORTS! LETS GO BIG!
2018-01-16 06:22
Noone is german in mouz dude :) yeah org is german but with this logic u must also support sk
2018-01-16 06:30
SO UK CS HAS 3 MAJORS UNDER FNATIC PogChamp UKCS TOP1
2018-01-16 06:47
Isnt fnatic Swedish organization? I know they have a building in London.
2018-01-16 09:38
Let him support mouse wtf???????
2018-01-16 06:47
ahahhaha u are right xD
2018-01-16 13:46
gambit vs navi.... damn
2018-01-16 06:27
If all of C9 plays like auti did this will be fun to watch
2018-01-16 06:28
If all of C9 plays like Autimatic then G2 will get 16-5'd by C9
2018-01-16 06:45
Exactly
2018-01-16 07:30
#449
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Indonesia FinZzz
If all of G2 plays like shox then C9 will ge 16-0'd by G2
2018-01-16 12:59
Yea. But depends heavily on the map. C9 will surely win on Train. I think C9 will win anyway tho.
2018-01-16 07:53
G2 stopped playing train since a year ago
2018-01-16 08:56
Yea. They will surely ban it.
2018-01-16 09:00
Vega >>>> North ezzz
2018-01-16 06:29
#239
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France 1Faren
Haven't seen north play in a tournament in a very long time
2018-01-16 07:44
They're rusty and off the couch. Plus idk if they can counter fast aggressive style of play. Plus there's God Chopper.
2018-01-16 07:46
Weird match ups ... but I believe!
2018-01-16 06:31
Fuck.. SK again, maybe we can make a suprise again.
2018-01-16 06:34
2 3-0 seeds vs eachother???
2018-01-16 06:46
Ikr?
2018-01-16 07:18
#159
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Japan LuiZaoCS
BIG , VP , Gambit , Astralis , Vega , SK , FAZE , G2
2018-01-16 06:47
SpaceSoldiers did it once, why not ?
2018-01-16 06:48
G2 and Cloud 9 will be the best match-up to watch along with Faze and Fnatic also!
2018-01-16 06:54
SK VS SS :) again nice we are coming
2018-01-16 06:57
maybe SK pick cache :) haha hltv.org/matches/2312064/sk-vs-space-sol..
2018-01-16 07:01
#179
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Russia razorVJ
seized ruined Flipside.
2018-01-16 07:01
#241
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France 1Faren
No just electronic carried then so hard without him they don't exist
2018-01-16 07:45
true
2018-01-16 08:56
Vp vs qbf hahahahahha, rigged shi t
2018-01-16 07:02
SK vs SS lmao
2018-01-16 07:02
SK Gaming removed cache
2018-01-16 07:05
Lmao +2000
2018-01-16 07:51
+4000
2018-01-16 15:17
GAMBIT >NAVI
2018-01-16 07:06
Fnatic with the worst draw possible,expected
2018-01-16 07:12
They can do it
2018-01-16 07:16
SK would have been equally worse.
2018-01-16 07:50
poor north
2018-01-16 07:12
BIG VP GAMBIT ASTRALIST VEGA FAZE SK CLOWNS9
2018-01-16 07:18
gonna be good
2018-01-16 07:20
Liquid will win over BIG Hope VP is loosing aswell
2018-01-16 07:22
I don't think anyone can upset VP in majors
2018-01-16 07:50
QBF won against, flash gaming, avangar and envyus with a coach as a stand in Now they are facing prepared VP (Taz mentioned new tactics, ideas for game) on lan, on Major Good luck QBF
2018-01-16 10:01
yes big and vp 0-3
2018-01-16 16:55
why do virtus pro always get lucky
2018-01-16 07:24
Liquid Virtus Pro Gambit Astralis Vega Squadron SK FaZe G2
2018-01-16 07:25
Na'vi can win if s1mple continues carry the fuck out of this team.
2018-01-16 07:48
#215
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Turkey CHAMPTZ
holy shit.
2018-01-16 07:33
It will be funny when VP loses to QBF
2018-01-16 07:34
This is the major. I don't think anyone can upset VP. They always seem to be lit in majors.
2018-01-16 07:49
#223
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Norway m1stcsgo
When liquid goes 14-16 against faze with a coach xd
2018-01-16 07:35
Ez major for VP 4Head
2018-01-16 07:36
Ez for BIG
2018-01-16 07:43
#243
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Sweden Nuggeet
Fak
2018-01-16 07:45
which team replace 100t?
2018-01-16 07:48
All of them
2018-01-16 07:58
Liquid
2018-01-16 08:15
Love to see the CIS match-up again! Astralis vs mousesports ans C9 vs G2 ahould be a good game too
2018-01-16 07:56
SICKNESS
2018-01-16 07:57
Fnatic can upset
2018-01-16 08:11
#262
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Turkey RivS99
Ez for Space soldier, SS 16 6 Sk
2018-01-16 08:11
Is this on the main scene or in the classic eleague studio?
2018-01-16 08:15
NaVi Gambit hypeeeeee
2018-01-16 08:15
#269
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United Kingdom DominnX26
Lol ez vp major
2018-01-16 08:21
oh yeah of course cloud9 the team we always shit the bed against
2018-01-16 08:23
#272
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Sweden Zolity
rly
2018-01-16 08:26
#274
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Europe Mrfloppy
Sproud ,f3 ,envy and rng will sing „ geh mer halt zu slayer „
2018-01-16 08:27
C9 TOP 3 trust me
2018-01-16 08:47
#286
Edward | 
Russia 4ij
Navi and Gambit = hot match :D
2018-01-16 08:57
Rip rene :(
2018-01-16 08:58
last major for fnatic
2018-01-16 09:00
#294
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Ukraine minemax
Hah, Navi is kind of lucky to face Gambit. :)
2018-01-16 09:02
po4emy?gambit slabaia komanda>?
2018-01-16 16:07
Can someone explain to me, when the swiss format changes into, BO3? In playoffs, in the final or not at all? :)
2018-01-16 09:03
When playoffs start
2018-01-17 01:53
liq, qbf, gamb, mouz, vega, sk, faze, c9 u herd it here first, all in bois, mark me wordz
2018-01-16 09:10
bye fnatic xd
2018-01-16 09:24
G2 vs C9 ? even the agression style of vega cant stop G2 hahahaha
2018-01-16 09:35
liquid vp gambit astralis vega sk faze c9
2018-01-16 09:41
Why SS have to play against SK in first match everytime ? :(
2018-01-16 09:41
Cenabet bunlar amk
2018-01-16 10:05
lol
2018-01-17 05:59
#313
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Ukraine lanch0
RIP Na'Vi
2018-01-16 09:41
gambit vs navi pogchamp
2018-01-16 09:45
BIG > Liquid QBF < VP Gambit > NaVi Mouz < Astralis Vega > North Space Soldiers < SK Fnatic < FaZe G2 < Cloud9
2018-01-16 09:57
#323
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Germany 'ezpz
gl BIG!
2018-01-16 09:57
bug
2018-01-16 15:26
This round will still be played in the studios in Atlanta, won‘t it? Only the play-offs will take place in boston, right!?
2018-01-16 09:58
yes
2018-01-16 10:59
Rip ss
2018-01-16 10:05
#339
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Brazil SnofBrT
RUN SKG!!!
2018-01-16 10:13
Nip always getting easy groups. This time it's that easy, that they dont have to play. Wtf?
2018-01-16 10:15
#342
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New Zealand rOtten_97
BIG-Liquid = BIG(Liquid won't go far w/ zews) VP-QBF = VP(big chance for an upset tho) Gambit-NaVi = Gambit(it can go either way) Astralis-Mouz = Astralis(If Dev1ce is in good form) North-Vega= Vega(haven't seen much from north recently) SK-SS =SK(Can be an upset, SK are with Felps) Faze-Fnatic =Faze(It's gonna be a close game) G2-Cloud9 =G2(Very close game, gonna be exciting)
2018-01-16 10:17
#343
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Philippines !kbn
BIG > Liquid VP > QBF Gambit > NaVi Mouz > Astralis Vega > North SpaceSoldiers < SK FaZe > Fnatic G2 < Cloud 9
2018-01-16 10:19
OMG first round against SK :D Revenge time for SK, I think they will pick cache again. nt SS.
2018-01-16 10:19
BIG > Liquid VirtusPro > QBF GAMBIT < NAVI ASTRALIS > MOUSE NORTH > VEGA SK > SS FAZE > FNATIC G2 < C9 PZ EZ
2018-01-16 10:23
What Date is major going to finish ?? 28th???
2018-01-16 10:26
Yes
2018-01-16 10:30
Good luck SS.
2018-01-16 10:28
why again SK XD RIP
2018-01-16 10:28
deja vu?
2018-01-16 10:30
Big vs Liquid = Liquid VP vs QB.Fire = VP Gambit vs Na'Vi = Na'vi Astralis vs Mousesport = Astralis North vs Vega = North SK vs Space Soldiers = SK Fnatic vs FaZe = FaZe Cloud9 vs G2 = Cloud9
2018-01-16 10:30
#359
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Germany iXoxo
Big Vp Gambit ez Astralis North Sk Faze G2
2018-01-16 10:33
On what date is the major ending ? 28th ?
2018-01-16 10:38
Correct
2018-01-16 10:41
Is there going to be like a day where the players take a break? Cause from fri-sun is longgg
2018-01-16 10:50
Between monday and friday is a pause
2018-01-16 11:03
tyy
2018-01-17 10:08
Oh shit, SK revenge incoming.
2018-01-16 10:42
#371
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Norway felt
Some great matchups.
2018-01-16 10:53
fuck this shit xd
2018-01-16 10:57
#377
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Sweden captainRa
CiS spots are waste spots they said.... Almost 5 teams from cis, a bit unlucky for avangar but they did really good job. Vega did really good this time, hope for more upset upcoming. Respect for qbfire and hope to see qtleast 2 teams from cis in playoffs! Alga CIS
2018-01-16 10:58
cis - third worlder russian crap)
2018-01-16 12:12
there wont be any team in playoffs from CIS, Na`Vi and Gambit can't do shit against tier1 teams. Vega got too cocky and will get rekt by GODValde QBF is a fckn joke.
2018-01-16 12:49
interesting and hopefully even matches
2018-01-16 11:03
if pick cache SS EZ SK mirage and cobble %50-%50 another maps SK ez
2018-01-16 11:19
I beleave in C9, they can win this!
2018-01-16 11:25
For how long is it BO1? when we hit playoffs, is it then BO3?
2018-01-16 11:40
Yet to be announced, though 'The tournament format for the Major remains unannounced. For PGL Major Krakow, both the qualifier and the group stage featured a best-of-one Swiss stage, with the playoffs consisting of a best-of-three, single-elimination bracket.' hltv.org/news/22269/valve-revamps-major-..
2018-01-16 23:42
Rip VP
2018-01-16 11:42
Inb4 QBF win the major.
2018-01-16 11:48
BIG vs. Liquid - liquid Virtus.pro vs. Quantum Bellator Fire - v.pro  Gambit vs. Natus Vincere - navi Astralisvs. mousesports - mouz Northvs. Vega Squadron - vega SKvs. Space Soldiers - sk fnaticvs. FaZe - faze Cloud9vs. G2 - g2
2018-01-16 11:48
VP and SK with the lucky seed as usual
2018-01-16 11:51
SS beat SK once
2018-01-16 13:16
I'm well aware of that. It's still the #1 ranked team against the #23 ranked team in a major.
2018-01-16 15:32
#419
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Malaysia byaIi
BIG<Liquid Virtus.pro< Quantum Bellator Fire GambitVNatus Vincere Astralis<mousesports North<Vega Squadron SK<Space Soldiers fnatic>FaZe Cloud9<G2
2018-01-16 11:59
big liquid --- inferno 16- 9 VP-qbf ---- train 16-14 Gambit navi --- Mirage 16- 12 astralis mouses --- overpass 16-9 north-vega --- inferno 17-19 SK SS--- cobble 16-11 fnatic faze --- overpass 16-12 G2-c9 --- cbbl 16-13
2018-01-16 12:00
Gambit>Navi SK>SS C9>G2 FaZe>Fanatic Mouse>Astralis VP>QB Liquid>BIG Vega>North
2018-01-16 12:07
I almost certain Vp gonna lose to QBf (Vp are well known to lose to tier 3-4), after huge underestimation. And i dont count mouz and vega as upsetters, since danes are not in the best shape rn.
2018-01-16 12:09
Big - liquid the most boring match, the worst legent vs worst challenger
2018-01-16 12:14
Winners Liquid Virtus.pro Gambit mousesports Vega Squadron SK FaZe Cloud9
2018-01-16 12:27
so ez for vp lmao
2018-01-16 12:28
#439
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Russia RoneEZ
Gambit vs NaVi on major Kreygasm*
2018-01-16 12:37
rip NIP :c
2018-01-16 12:38
RIGGED AS FUCK GAMBIT VS NAVI ?
2018-01-16 12:42
hey . what about group stage ?
2018-01-16 12:45
G2 SK BiG VP faZe North Gambit
2018-01-16 12:52
VP lose ez
2018-01-16 13:12
rip vp xD
2018-01-16 12:56
meh all those match ups seems so boring i struggle to choose which one i think would be the most exciting / hopefully a close game. i guess vega - north or cloud9 - g2 have the most potential. i hope for some upsets to make it more spicy.
2018-01-16 12:59
#481
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Faroe Islands staxus
gambit-navi match can be interesting since it principled for both teams
2018-01-16 13:52
Here are my predictions for Round 1: BIG vs TL - TL VP vs QBF - VP GG vs NaVi - GG Astralis vs mouz - Astralis North vs Vega - Vega SK vs SS - SK fnatic vs FaZe - FaZe C9 vs G2 - C9
2018-01-16 12:59
Where is NiP ???????? :)) Liquid VP Na'Vi Astralis North SK FaZe C9
2018-01-16 13:01
Gambit > NaVi my friend and QBF > VP
2018-01-16 13:10
LOL navi suck ez for H00bit
2018-01-16 14:51
Hmm... Bet Liquid, C9, Gambit, mouz, North and SK If you want to be risky, you can go for all the underdogs (the ones you would normally expect to lose). But that's at your own risk
2018-01-16 13:08
#626
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Denmark EricoviC
Liquid they wont go further, they will still play with a stand in.
2018-01-17 08:28
Can’t believe I lost that much on North
2018-01-19 20:25
VP ez lose xD
2018-01-16 13:09
ez for VP
2018-01-16 13:13
NaVi will fuck Gambit.
2018-01-16 13:23
#467
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Turkey Opslake
Is that swiss system?
2018-01-16 13:31
What a silly question... of course it is, what else would it be? Tournament system doesn't change half way through it.
2018-01-16 13:52
#582
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Turkey Opslake
What a silly retard. I have not been in this game for 2 years. I havr been going through surgeries, problrms, etc. Noy everyone is supposed to see the future as u see
2018-01-16 17:48
Fuck you and fuck your surgeries, retard. How's that?
2018-01-18 19:04
#661
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Turkey Opslake
I hav my shoulder poped out many times u prick
2018-01-19 07:17
I don't give a fuck, you dumb fucking shit-mannered kebab faggot. Having health issues is usually a character-building event for a normal person, but apparently you're a psychologically disturbed egomaniac who thinks the whole world revolves around him and his garbage shoulder. Otherwise, you wouldn't have reacted like a 5yo old psychopathic child ready to murder small animals after the slightest inconvenience of being given an undesired, yet mild-mannered response to an IDIOTIC question.
2018-01-19 19:23
Almost 4 day break, too long... :-/
2018-01-16 13:46
Agree, unnecessary
2018-01-16 13:55
#476
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Brazil TiamaTgc
#ColdMVPMajor2k18
2018-01-16 13:49
#486
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Russia SlifeFPS
BIG VP Gambit Astralis Vega SK Faze Cloud9
2018-01-16 13:57
SK NaVi Cloud9 mousesports Vega FaZe Gambit G2 New legends, you heard it first :D
2018-01-16 14:00
#535
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Turkey layzer
mouz kkkk
2018-01-16 15:41
Since last major I believe any team could surprise us. "Big teams" losing and "small ones" winnng.
2018-01-16 14:04
gambit navi
2018-01-16 14:06
BIG vs Liquid Liquid will win Virtus.pro vs Quantum Bellator Fire Virtus.pro will win Gambit vs Natus Vincere Gambit will win Astralis vs mousesports idk North vs Vega Squadron maybe vega SK vs Space Soldiers will be good match :D fnatic vs FaZe FaZe will win Cloud9 vs G2 G2 will win
2018-01-16 14:20
#503
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Switzerland Andro7789
Ez For G2 once more
2018-01-16 14:50
G2, VP or Mouz as my last pick for playoffs?
2018-01-16 14:53
Navi vs Gambit hype!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GoGambit
2018-01-16 14:54
Interesting match VP, hope you win
2018-01-16 14:59
#524
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Brazil npzetaaaa
I’m wondering, is Felps ready for this Major? Sk is unstoppoble with Boltz... but I’m not sure with Felps!!!
2018-01-16 15:17
#627
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Turkey KUYASH
16-14 with felps
2018-01-17 09:23
#655
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Brazil npzetaaaa
I hope so!
2018-01-18 12:44
VP being lucky, expected. Tournaments are so damn rigged, it's ridiculous
2018-01-16 15:19
the bastards give us SK again Fucking cheaters
2018-01-16 15:22
Lol don't worry kardes onlari da aliriz :)
2018-01-16 18:18
What are you crying for? You guys won last time.
2018-01-16 20:20
im complaining about draw system its like a f*cking joke
2018-01-16 22:34
EZ 4 BUG
2018-01-16 15:28
looks like the teams on left column are better
2018-01-16 15:33
SK <3 cant wait till starts
2018-01-16 15:37
ez win navi better tactics
2018-01-16 15:48
Maybe but I don't have faith in what they showed in the qualifier.
2018-01-16 16:01
Good Luck QB Fire Also Space soldiers.. LOL
2018-01-16 15:49
Liquid (50/50 I'll go with the Americans over bug.) VP Gambit Astralis(device > mous' form in quali) Vegas SK Faze C9
2018-01-16 16:03
Guys guys guys... I am expecting a lot of surprises for round 1. maybe ss can beat to sk. and quantum too. and vega.
2018-01-16 16:04
#546
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Poland FabeN_PL
Ez Pz Vp will rape QBF ;))) Let's goooo
2018-01-16 16:09
Liquid Virtus.pro Gambit Astralis Vega Squadron SK FaZe G2
2018-01-16 16:26
#557
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United States stotte
You think Liquid can beat a pro team with a coach? They did great for themselves to make the major but I think that's it. BIG isn't weak
2018-01-16 16:45
Liquid almost beat faze and Vega. You're underestimating them. Meanwhile BUG on the other hand has done shit all.
2018-01-16 16:46
#575
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United States stotte
Yeah, keyword is almost. Gambit wrecked FaZe 16-3 in a past event. That same event, C9 beat them 2-1 in a BO3 quarter final. Its the match ups that matter
2018-01-16 17:24
C9>G2 2-0 last match and C9 is on point rn.
2018-01-16 17:41
SK vs SpaceS.... heheh
2018-01-16 16:51
rip North rip G2
2018-01-16 16:56
first
2018-01-16 17:05
Let's go my team, we can do it! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2018-01-16 17:14
#583
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Algeria OuaniSsu
ez for me :v
2018-01-16 18:02
Space Soldiers vs SK? It will be sor hard for my bois but everything can happen. Let's go!!
2018-01-16 18:16
very nice, XANTARES will demolish sk
2018-01-16 18:38
ez for fnatic
2018-01-16 19:00
why this tournament so bad?
2018-01-16 19:10
G2 will rape C9 so hard
2018-01-16 21:33
Gambit vs Navi wow.. finally, even it's only bo1
2018-01-16 21:34
Space Soldiers upset SK Again?
2018-01-16 21:43
SS vs SK again?
2018-01-16 22:31
#612
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Denmark Phoey
BIG v Liquid = BIG Virtus.Pro v QBF = VP Gambit v NaVi = NaVi Astralis v Mouz = Astralis North v Vega = North SK v SS = SS Fnatic v FaZe = FaZe Cloud9 v G2 = Cloud9
2018-01-17 00:25
SS wins? I aren't think that
2018-01-17 06:03
a
2018-01-18 19:27
Astralis - Mouz = Mouz North - Vega = Vega SK - SS = SK Cloud9 - G2 = G2
2018-01-17 06:21
#615
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Turkey srtn16
Virtus 3-0 QBfire 0-3 easy pick em
2018-01-17 01:36
same
2018-01-17 02:04
Lower teams are more unpreditable when faced against big teams like SK, Faze. They simply had more time to study top players. Rmmbr the G2 game on the qualifier?
2018-01-17 07:15
Liquid VP Gambit Mouz Vega SK FaZe G2
2018-01-17 09:37
#633
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Denmark HoldMyFox
BIG QB Fire Gambit Astralis Vega SK Faze Cloud 9
2018-01-17 12:37
ez sk
2018-01-17 12:59
#641
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Czech Republic tomassks
Liquid VP Gambit Mouz Vega SK Faze C9
2018-01-17 16:43
SK Astralis Faze G2 C9 Gambit VP Vega
2018-01-17 23:40
#654
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Pakistan Edg3
Astalis 3-0 QBF 0-3 Teams advancing from group stage:- SK FAZE G2 Cloud9 Fnatic Gambit Vega
2018-01-18 11:45
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