Cloud9, SK win first games in Kiev

SK and Cloud9 have won their first best-of-three matches against MVP PK and Heroic, respectively, in the Swiss stage at StarSeries i-League Season 4.

The game between Cloud9 and Heroic kicked off on Overpass where the North Americans were on the CT-side in the first half. Cloud9 picked up the first four rounds and Jakob "JUGi" Hansens 1vs2 clutch in the fifth round put Heroic on the board (4-1).

Jake "Stewie2K" Yip & company had an indomitable defense and secured ten rounds in a row to lead 14-1 at halftime. Cloud9 planted the bomb in the second half pistol round after Tarik "tarik" Celiks opening kill and had a successful post-plant to make it 15-1. They closed it out immediately, winning the first map 16-1.

C9 kick off their campaign with a 2-0 win

The second map was Inferno where Heroic were on the T-side to start things off. tarik got a double kill in a 2vs3 post-plant in the pistol round to make it 1-0 for Cloud9. After avoiding an anti-force loss in the second round by winning a 3vs5, Cloud9 fell to Andreas "MODDII" Fridhs Deagle kills as Heroic trailed 2-1.

Cloud9 led the game 7-2 and in control until JUGi clutched a 1vs4 to give Heroic their third round. The Danes got three more rounds in the half and trailed 9-6 at halftime. Heroic got the first two rounds in the second half but they lost a 5vs3 and couldnt tie up the game (10-8).

Then, William "RUSH" Wierzba clutched a 1vs4 to make it 11-8 but Heroic got six CT-side rounds in a row to lead 14-11. Cloud9 came back to win five rounds and secured the map victory with a 16-14 final scoreline. They won the series 2-0.

Matchpage
2
0
17th February 2018
16
Overpass
1
16
Inferno
14

 Cloud9 K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Tyler 'Skadoodle' LathamSkadoodle 44 - 28 +16 94.2 1.49
United States Timothy 'autimatic' Taautimatic 41 - 24 +17 93.0 1.42
United States William 'RUSH' WierzbaRUSH 37 - 24 +13 74.7 1.19
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' YipStewie2K 34 - 29 +5 86.1 1.17
United States Tarik 'tarik' Celiktarik 30 - 30 0 67.6 0.94
 Heroic K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Jakob 'JUGi' HansenJUGi 33 - 34 -1 62.6 1.09
Sweden Andreas 'MODDII' FridhMODDII 31 - 39 -8 84.4 0.95
Denmark Nikolaj 'niko' Kristensenniko 28 - 38 -10 73.9 0.89
Denmark Marco 'Snappi' PfeifferSnappi 30 - 38 -8 65.2 0.89
Norway Ruben 'RUBINO' VillarroelRUBINO 12 - 37 -25 31.5 0.50

In the other best-of-three game, SK took on MVP PK. On Inferno, the T-sided Brazilians won a 2vs3 and went on to make it 4-0 with anti-eco and first weapon round victories. The Korean squad managed to stop SK in three rounds to trail 5-3 but Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo's team took off and got to ten rounds before halftime (10-5).

SK continued their good performance on the CT-side and won the pistol round with Fernando "fer" Alvarenga's double kill. fer got at least two kills in each of the following three rounds as SK made it 14-5. Epitacio "TACO" de Melo & co. closed out the first map with a 16-5 final scoreline.

SK secured a relatively comfortable win in Ukraine

Cobblestone kicked off with MVP PK over on the T-side. Min-Seok "zeff" Park got an entry kill to pave the way for a pistol round victory. After making it 3-0, the Koreans lost the first weapon round but responded in the fifth round to lead 4-1. With the momentum, MVP PK were able to extend their lead to 9-3 but SK got the last three rounds of the half to make it 9-6.

Ricardo "boltz" Prass picked up a marvelous quad kill in the second half pistol round and Marcelo "coldzera" David topped it off with his own quad kill in the following anti-eco round. Although MVP PK won the first weapon round and led 10-9, that would be the last round they win. SK grabbed seven rounds in a row to win the second map 16-10, and series 2-0, to go 1-0 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Brazil
Matchpage
2
0
17th February 2018
16
Inferno
5
16
Cobblestone
10

 SK K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarengafer 47 - 26 +21 103.9 1.65
Brazil Marcelo 'coldzera' Davidcoldzera 40 - 24 +16 84.2 1.35
Brazil Ricardo 'boltz' Prassboltz 38 - 27 +11 82.0 1.23
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' ToledoFalleN 25 - 19 +6 64.6 1.18
Brazil Epitacio 'TACO' de MeloTACO 28 - 30 -2 70.9 1.09
 MVP PK K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Korea Min-Seok 'zeff' Parkzeff 27 - 32 -5 64.5 0.96
Korea Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' LeeXigN 28 - 38 -10 73.9 0.88
Korea Min-Soo 'glow' Kimglow 26 - 37 -11 60.5 0.78
Korea Hae-Sung 'HSK' KimHSK 25 - 35 -10 55.9 0.76
Korea Keun-Chul 'solo' Kangsolo 20 - 37 -17 62.0 0.72

Brazil Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.19
Maps played:
1093
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.12
Brazil Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
1013
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.12
Sweden Andreas 'MODDII' Fridh
Andreas 'MODDII' Fridh
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1123
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1176
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.60
APR:
0.11
United States Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Age:
23
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1219
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Denmark Jakob 'JUGi' Hansen
Jakob 'JUGi' Hansen
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
882
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.10
Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1163
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Brazil Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
955
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.17
Korea Min-Seok 'zeff' Park
Min-Seok 'zeff' Park
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
482
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.17
United States William 'RUSH' Wierzba
William 'RUSH' Wierzba
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
993
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1126
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Gg
2018-02-17 11:21
Shit, number 2
2018-02-17 11:21
it's my 6th this week or so,
2018-02-17 11:22
#3
Turkey ao1 
gg
2018-02-17 11:21
god ska
2018-02-17 11:21
6
2018-02-17 11:21
12 - 37
2018-02-17 11:21
too bad he didn't get another kill, would have been 13-37 :D
2018-02-17 11:23
#44
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Russia sNQ- 
hunden made it (13-37). :D
2018-02-17 11:31
#26
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Europe wai7ing 
1-17 in 17 rounds
2018-02-17 11:24
Pretty good
2018-02-17 11:21
ez
2018-02-17 11:22
#11
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Australia NotSoMLG 
Nice
2018-02-17 11:22
#12
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Israel Netanyahu 
Good
2018-02-17 11:22
ez
2018-02-17 11:22
#14
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Estonia VeTox 
expected
2018-02-17 11:22
#17
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North America Catterific 
26th
2018-02-17 11:22
random supreme would play better than RUBINO lmao
2018-02-17 11:23
Lul his first LAN game with heroic. Just give him time ,he's insane player
2018-02-17 11:38
#74
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Hungary Shaperz 
xD
2018-02-17 12:59
#19
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North America Catterific 
27th
2018-02-17 11:23
#20
 | 
North America Catterific 
99th
2018-02-17 11:23
#21
 | 
Brazil DooteR_ 
Expected
2018-02-17 11:23
Rubino, what a great pickup, fuckin trash norwegian
2018-02-17 11:23
#25
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Indonesia axelvale 
GG
2018-02-17 11:23
#28
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Poland Hell2k 
4vs5 hard for heroic on first map 3vs5
2018-02-17 11:24
#30
SpawN | 
Bulgaria Sickzz_ 
XigN was nuts
2018-02-17 11:25
#40
 | 
North America Catterific 
42ND
2018-02-17 11:27
#41
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North America Catterific 
52
2018-02-17 11:27
Its Kyiv
2018-02-17 11:30
#43
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Finland Gutsx 
-TACO + VACO pls
2018-02-17 11:31
gg
2018-02-17 11:32
#46
 | 
North America Catterific 
72nd
2018-02-17 11:33
#47
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Australia JingleBells 
When Rubino joined Heroic, everyone was like "why would he join such a shit team", now i wonder "why did heroic pick up such a shit player" LOL
2018-02-17 11:34
#50
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North America Catterific 
Yeah it was actually going around a lot.
2018-02-17 11:45
#51
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Australia JingleBells 
Yes i wear pants and yes i wear socks. Plus i have he right to crticise because of freedom of speech
2018-02-17 11:38
#52
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North America Catterific 
Oh is that right? What would you do if you were standing on top of thorin nakey?
2018-02-17 11:45
#54
 | 
Australia JingleBells 
Dats right. Sit the fuck down
2018-02-17 11:38
#57
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Pakistan perth 
are there any benefits to having socks on? I only put them on when I put on shoes
2018-02-17 11:40
#60
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Australia JingleBells 
Same...unless u live in iceland or some shit
2018-02-17 11:42
#59
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North America Catterific 
I wouldn't do that personally.
2018-02-17 11:41
#61
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Australia JingleBells 
Put your bra back on before talking plz. Your tits are showing
2018-02-17 11:43
#62
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North America Catterific 
I was talking about the thorin thing man
2018-02-17 11:46
#48
 | 
North America Catterific 
209th
2018-02-17 11:34
#49
 | 
Denmark Zorrondo 
expected from sk unexpected defeat from heroic.
2018-02-17 11:35
#53
 | 
North America Catterific 
23rd
2018-02-17 11:38
Skadaddyyyyy
2018-02-17 11:40
#58
KRIMZ | 
Denmark slacking 
fer always boosting stats vs tier10
2018-02-17 11:41
#63
 | 
North America Catterific 
57
2018-02-17 11:51
#64
 | 
North America Catterific 
61
2018-02-17 11:51
Rubino is a disaster
2018-02-17 11:53
#66
 | 
North America Catterific 
60th
2018-02-17 11:54
EZ 4 NA
2018-02-17 11:55
fermonster!
2018-02-17 11:58
#69
 | 
Denmark Xipingu 
RUBINO IN 2018 LUL
2018-02-17 11:59
Give Rubino time, he just joined them
2018-02-17 12:01
flag checks out
2018-02-17 13:39
mvp actually played pretty well
2018-02-17 12:04
#75
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Slovakia TatKo 
mvp was pretty decent imo also is Rubino not feeling well or smting ?
2018-02-17 13:28
#78
speed4k | 
Russia Shkek 
Es3tag was the problem lul
2018-02-17 17:55
79st UPD: damn, got it right
2018-02-17 20:15
RUBINO they said, pick him they said :D:D:D
2018-02-18 07:14
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