Bravado win WESG South Africa

Bravado defeated Damage Control 3-0 in the grand finals of the WESG South Africa qualifier (16-4 Train, 16-5 Cobblestone, 16-6 Mirage) to earn a spot at the World Finals that will take place in March.

The South African qualifier for WESG took place online, with eight teams battling for one World Finals spot in a single-elimination bracket. The tightest contested match happened before the grand final, when Bravado and Energy met in the semi-final.

Detrony and co. will travel to China for the WESG 2017 World Finals

Aran "Sonic" Groesbeek went +26 and finished the series with a 1.32 rating, helping Bravado get the 2-1 win over Energy. Dimitri "Detrony" Hadjipaschali's team then moved on to the final, where they were the overwhelming favorites against Damage Control. In the BO5 match, Bravado had no issues dealing with their opponents, picking up three straight map wins with dominant scorelines: 16-4 on Train, 16-5 on Cobblestone and 16-6 on Mirage.

With the win, Bravado, who will soon be moving to North America to live and compete there, has earned a spot at the $1,500,000 event that will take place in Haikou, Hainan, China, where teams such as fnatic, Space Soldiers and AGO will feature.

Matchpage
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21st January 2018
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Train
16
6
Mirage
16

 Damage Control K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
South Africa Christopher 'Apocalypse' LautreApocalypse 41 - 59 -18 72.5 0.81
South Africa Harry 'inciN' ApostolerisinciN 38 - 55 -17 71.4 0.73
South Africa Jannie 'Hellhound' van NiekerkHellhound 33 - 52 -19 65.1 0.71
South Africa Riaan 'stYle' van NiekerkstYle 23 - 53 -30 55.1 0.56
South Africa Tyrone 'Explicit' LautreExplicit 27 - 55 -28 42.0 0.53
 Bravado K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
South Africa Johnny 'JT' TheodosiouJT 66 - 33 +33 107.0 1.68
South Africa Aran 'Sonic' GroesbeekSonic 57 - 31 +26 104.4 1.63
South Africa Rhys 'Fadey' ArmstrongFadey 63 - 37 +26 92.7 1.58
South Africa Ruan 'ELUSIVE' van WykELUSIVE 45 - 30 +15 64.6 1.24
South Africa Dimitri 'Detrony' HadjipaschaliDetrony 43 - 32 +11 74.1 1.18

Final standings:

1. South Africa Bravado  - $2,000 + World Finals spot
2. South Africa Damage Control
3-4. South Africa Energy
3
-4. South Africa LeetPro
5-8. South Africa Sinister5
5-8. South Africa OK.Blaze
5-8. South Africa ZAG
5-8. South Africa Skeletons Again

South Africa Aran 'Sonic' Groesbeek
Aran 'Sonic' Groesbeek
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
519
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
South Africa Dimitri 'Detrony' Hadjipaschali
Dimitri 'Detrony' Hadjipaschali
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
386
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Litterally can’t wait to see they play in NA
2018-01-22 12:36
#5
smooya | 
Austria shaakeh 
Immer diese Nafris EDIT: South Africa, oops
2018-01-22 12:37
You did that on purpose, didn't you? Ooops
2018-01-22 15:56
Why they are trash they are like Winterfox in comparison to NA teams.
2018-01-22 12:40
wthey will get better in 2 months
2018-01-22 12:49
Winterfox is such a loser, see where they are now. Let this team get some experience in NA and we will see some more CS
2018-01-22 13:47
Agreed
2018-01-22 13:59
Lol I can smell the fake flagging 3rd worlder
2018-01-22 16:42
How am I fake flagging if I was telling the truth mate?
2018-01-22 17:03
Fuck up cunt your English is trash just like you fucking retard.
2018-01-22 18:32
Retard alert
2018-01-23 14:24
lol n1 apartheid
2018-01-24 10:46
but they wern't even classed as people but niggers in africa were nd u rlly went on dat apartheid shit but real talk aboriginals are worse than niggers so..
2018-01-24 11:24
#51
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United States MAY0 
Disagree Difference is mentality. Winterfox were getting way overpaid for their skill and they had nice salaries so they did not care as much. Bravado is coming from a place with pretty much no scene to a place filled with talent. They have the motivation, they will improve.
2018-01-22 16:36
+1
2018-01-22 16:39
They are still garbage either way lmao they wont succeed in NA.
2018-01-22 16:42
Will probably beat VP.
2018-01-23 09:56
Any EU team can beat Bravado lmao
2018-01-23 10:29
Except VP, I know
2018-01-23 10:38
Much like people said about renegades. I think you've drank one too many beers out of a shoe mate.
2018-01-23 09:47
EZ
2018-01-22 12:36
Who
2018-01-22 12:36
ez for bvd
2018-01-22 12:36
n1
2018-01-22 12:37
#7
f0rest | 
United Kingdom LLawliet 
nice
2018-01-22 12:37
#8
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CIS norax541 
no one fucking cares
2018-01-22 12:37
#19
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Czech Republic Limacool 
I care about it, Bravado is a really good team with no opportunities.
2018-01-22 12:48
#23
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CIS norax541 
i dont fucking care if u care
2018-01-22 12:49
#37
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Czech Republic Limacool 
Not my problem
2018-01-22 13:57
Salt?
2018-01-22 14:03
#41
SmithZz | 
Australia Kyr0xZ 
Flair checks out
2018-01-22 14:09
#47
suNny | 
Argentina Sunnie 
Well, they're going to get that opportunity soon, they're moving to NA! They will improve a lot there!
2018-01-22 15:27
#57
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Czech Republic Limacool 
I know, I really want to see especially sonic play against good teams.
2018-01-22 16:55
#58
suNny | 
Argentina Sunnie 
I think this year is the year of teams like this .. Space Soldiers, Bravado and any other low tier team that seems promising ..
2018-01-22 17:02
#62
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Czech Republic Limacool 
Yes, I think it will be nice year for eXtatus and Gale Force aswell (i know that they are not in this organisation anymore).
2018-01-22 17:42
African CS but no black guy ?
2018-01-22 12:37
South Africa
2018-01-22 12:40
#29
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Australia Slippin_Jimmy 
South Africa = Africa = Black guys
2018-01-22 13:12
use google dimwit
2018-01-22 13:13
only whites have money to buy a computer in Africa
2018-01-22 13:35
Some people are so uneducated it’s slightly amusing
2018-01-22 14:45
We waste not our time on the ignorant.
2018-01-23 09:49
this is for the most part true
2018-01-22 15:01
#66
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Romania Tise 
>What is colonialism ???
2018-01-23 09:49
#10
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Poland FOXiuu 
lul
2018-01-22 12:37
#11
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Brazil LOOOOOL_4Head 
UGANDA CS
2018-01-22 12:37
Do you know de wey?
2018-01-22 12:47
You smell like ebola
2018-01-22 12:53
That is not de wey. Ebola upon you!
2018-01-22 14:27
Congratulations
2018-01-22 12:38
Would be awesome to have a team from Africa able to attend international tournaments.
2018-01-22 12:39
#16
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South Africa alluismyname 
Pls do good in NA - ZA living in Atlanta
2018-01-22 12:42
tier 1
2018-01-22 12:43
#20
liTTle | 
CIS Dowa) 
expected
2018-01-22 12:49
16-4 16-5 16-6 xd
2018-01-22 12:49
they would beat VP
2018-01-22 12:51
Damage control 30+ yo xD
2018-01-22 12:52
#34
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Malaysia byaIi 
more than average 15yo hltv user
2018-01-22 13:42
Damage control the real grandpas
2018-01-22 13:02
SA guys, couldn't they create a way better team consisting of players from energy, bravado and damage control?
2018-01-22 13:10
Not from ZA but I think that they tried already with blackPoison and someone else from the scene but they ended up leaving due to a couple reasons. It's sad that blackPoison had to waste his chance of going to a swedish org due to his father illness, and now he's stuck in energy.
2018-01-22 14:04
all of dmg control arent too good to be placed with bravado/energy. energy and bravado has the 10 best players in SA. blackpoison is one of the most toxic players you can find. ive never met any other toxic player like him.
2018-01-22 15:04
Africa deserves 2 spots at major
2018-01-22 13:19
#35
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Netherlands horuswag 
Dutch final xd
2018-01-22 13:44
#42
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Turkey tastemycobra 
Bravo Bravado!
2018-01-22 14:26
#48
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Belarus Ke1ta 
Always Bravado
2018-01-22 15:52
they are pretty white .. africa ?
2018-01-22 16:27
#52
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United States MAY0 
Research South Africa peanut brain
2018-01-22 16:38
i don't have to .. why should i ? know something i don't care ?
2018-01-22 17:29
#61
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United States MAY0 
Maybe so you can be educated and relate to people around the world and not sound like a close minded racist/nationalist
2018-01-22 17:30
#56
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Denmark Xipingu 
Judging on that result, Damage Control sounds like lowbobs.
2018-01-22 16:43
damage control will now be the #1 SA team LUL
2018-01-22 22:57
#69
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Namibia banned_so 
damage control is some kind of african vp everyone is old and not that good
2018-01-23 10:03
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