TyLoo & Heroic secure first wins in Kiev
TyLoo and Heroic have improved their records to 1-1 after defeating fnatic and HellRaisers, respectively, at StarSeries i-League S4.
TYLOO and fnatic came in to the second round of Swiss with 0-1 records. The best-of-three series started on Cobblestone where the Chinese team were on the T-side in the first half. Hansel "BnTeT" Ferdinand & co. won the first three rounds but fnatic stopped them in their tracks in the first weapon round with a team ace.
TYLOO took two rounds to reply but lost a 5vs3 in the seventh round because of Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson's incredible ace (5-2). The Chinese secured three more rounds in the second half to lead 8-7 at halftime.
TYLOO picked up the first three rounds in the second half just like they did in the first one, but fnatic once again reigned supreme in the first gun round as Jonas "Lekr0" Olofsson got a triple kill and his team trailed 8-11. fnatic got to ten rounds but Ke "captainMo" Liu's team won five rounds in a row to win the first map 16-10.
The second map which was Inferno saw fnatic start on the CT-side. Robin "flusha" Rönnquist's two opening kills brought the pistol round to fnatic but Kevin "xccurate" Susanto clutched a 1vs2 post plant with a Deagle in the second round to make it 1-1.
fnatic were able to respond quickly, making it 2-1. They were in danger of getting reset but Maikil "Golden" Selim got an ace in a 2vs5 to extend fnatic's lead to 3-1. Even though fnatic had a 7-2 lead at one point in the first half, TYLOO grabbed the last six rounds of the half to lead 8-7 at halftime, just like they did on Cobblestone.
fnatic won a 3vs5 in the second half pistol round and cleaned up the anti-eco rounds to go in front (10-8). The map went to overtime where TYLOO won 19-16. The Chinese team got the series with a 2-0 score and improved their record in Kiev to 1-1.
|fnatic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Freddy 'KRIMZ' JohanssonKRIMZ||50 - 47||+3||89.7||1.15|
|Jonas 'Lekr0' OlofssonLekr0||44 - 41||+3||81.1||1.09|
|Robin 'flusha' Rönnquistflusha||40 - 48||-8||77.7||0.93|
|Maikil 'Golden' SelimGolden||43 - 47||-4||68.2||0.90|
|Jesper 'JW' WecksellJW||35 - 51||-16||73.8||0.80|
|TYLOO||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody||54 - 43||+11||90.1||1.36|
|Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo||46 - 45||+1||86.1||1.23|
|Kevin 'xccurate' Susantoxccurate||49 - 39||+10||81.8||1.22|
|Hui 'DD' WuDD||49 - 44||+5||81.1||1.09|
|Hansel 'BnTeT' FerdinandBnTeT||36 - 41||-5||78.0||1.05|
HellRaisers and Heroic also had 0-1 records and started their series on Train. The Danes got off to a marvelous start on the CT-side, winning the first eight rounds. HellRaisers tried to recover the situation but only got four rounds in the first half (11-4).
Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow's team won the second half pistol round and two anti-ecos to get to seven rounds (11-7). However, Heroic were unfazed and closed the door for a possible comeback, taking the map 16-9.
The action continued on Cobblestone where the CT-sided Heroic picked up the pistol round. After surviving the anti-eco rounds, the Danish team got the first gun round victory with Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer's triple kill. HellRaisers responded well after going 5-0 down and picked up seven rounds in the first half (8-7).
HellRaisers added three more rounds to their tally by securing the first three rounds of the second half to lead 10-8. Heroic took charge in weapon rounds and went on to close out the map with a 19-17 final scoreline, winning the series 2-0.
|HellRaisers||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Vladyslav 'bondik' Nechyporchukbondik||51 - 39||+12||86.4||1.18|
|Kirill 'ANGE1' KarasiowANGE1||37 - 45||-8||74.5||0.99|
|Özgür 'woxic' Ekerwoxic||37 - 46||-9||63.5||0.85|
|Bence 'DeadFox' BöröczDeadFox||29 - 45||-16||59.0||0.81|
|Kevin 'HS' TarnHS||27 - 46||-19||56.8||0.69|
|Heroic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nikolaj 'niko' Kristensenniko||53 - 36||+17||91.6||1.40|
|Jakob 'JUGi' HansenJUGi||47 - 28||+19||71.0||1.26|
|Marco 'Snappi' PfeifferSnappi||42 - 38||+4||79.1||1.19|
|Ruben 'RUBINO' VillarroelRUBINO||45 - 41||+4||88.4||1.13|
|Andreas 'MODDII' FridhMODDII||34 - 39||-5||63.8||0.92|
Here is how the Swiss group looks after these matches: