TyLoo, MVP PK qualify for IEM Sydney 2018

Tyloo and MVP PK are the first two teams Asian teams to secure spots at IEM Sydney 2018.

The game between TYLOO and BOOT-d[S] was the first semi-final to take place, with Cache starting off the series. The Singaporeans showed up strong the CT side of their map pick, running up 12 rounds in the first half. With that massive lead, Anthony "⁠ImpressioN⁠" Lim and co. were able to close out the map simply and put the pressure on TYLOO moving on to Inferno.

The start of TYLOO's map pick was action-packed, as teams traded force-buys back-and-forth. From a 4-4 scoreline, the Chinese-Indonesian squad managed to peel off into the lead, but only shortly as BOOT-d[S] brought it back to end the half 8-7 up. With their new addition Alikhan "⁠w1nt3r⁠" Kopzhanov, BOOT-d[S] was able to win the first two Terrorist rounds, but TYLOO won the third and put on a clinic after that, making a clean comeback from 7-10 to win 16-10.

TyLoo secured another international LAN event outing

Perhaps shaken by their loss on Inferno, BOOT-d[S] weren't able to establish themselves on the decider map, Mirage, finishing the Terrorist side with just four rounds, the majority of which they picked up in the final stages of the half. After the switch, TYLOO promptly ended the series with a 5-1 T-side, securing a spot in Sydney.

MVP PK were unrelenting on the T side of Inferno, starting off their semi-final series on the right foot. Flash got on the board in round five, making it 1-4, but MVP PK manage to break their bank quickly and run up a 10-1 lead which was made into a 13-2 halftime score. With a force-buy round won, Flash managed to put up a fight on the T-side, but it didn't last for long and the Koreans closed the map 16-7.

The Chinese squad had a much better start to the second map, Cobblestone, which they made possible by winning the Terrorist pistol and the following round. After going 5-2 down, MVP PK turned things around and grabbed a 9-6 lead. In the second half, rounds were traded early on, but MVP PK took control of the game and closed it 16-8, with Hyun-Pyo "⁠XigN⁠" Lee's hat-trick in the final round sealing the deal.

One more Asian team will qualify for IEM Sydney 2018 through the lower bracket, but at the moment, 11 out of 16 teams for the event are known:

Brazil SK Europe FaZe
Denmark Astralis Europe MOUZ
United States Cloud9 Ukraine Natus Vincere
United States NRG Sweden fnatic
Australia Renegades China TYLOO
Korea MVP PK Asia Asia Qual #3
Oceania Oceania Qual. #1 Oceania Oceania Qual. #2
Oceania Oceania Qual. #3 Europe GG:Origin Qualifier
Korea Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
312
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.66
Kazakhstan Alikhan 'w1nt3r' Kopzhanov
Alikhan 'w1nt3r' Kopzhanov
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
26
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
Singapore Anthony 'ImpressioN' Lim
Anthony 'ImpressioN' Lim
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
290
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.69
Gg
2018-04-05 17:33
Lol asian cs
2018-04-05 17:34
15 replies
#13
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Europe LoookATme
says UK cs XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2018-04-05 17:35
UK xddd,only 1 TOP player from uk-smooya
2018-04-05 17:42
4 replies
nt, uk 4 majors
2018-04-05 17:46
3 replies
#35
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Greece knk74
uk 3 majors fnc is from uk
2018-04-05 18:03
2 replies
#37
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Croatia DNM_ii
And Gambit 4th major.
2018-04-05 18:11
1 reply
+1
2018-04-05 18:20
#24
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China RoyZhang
nt
2018-04-05 17:47
lol coming from uk 0 viable teams since..damn, did you have at least 1 viable at least t3 team? i remember it was 4kings, but i am not even sure it was 5men brit roster hahahaha
2018-04-05 17:53
5 replies
Asia 0 viable teams since... damn ever
2018-04-05 18:27
4 replies
#44
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Sweden ConaN007
China CS > UK CS
2018-04-05 18:32
2 replies
True butt still none of those scenes is good
2018-04-05 18:33
1 reply
Fnatic losing to tyloo
2018-04-05 20:48
wNv were a solid team back in the day
2018-04-05 19:53
#31
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Other Onizuka_go
hello smooya
2018-04-05 17:57
Actually uk cs is getting better
2018-04-05 18:01
#3
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Italy Er1cz
Ok
2018-04-05 17:34
#4
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Ukraine kek1
asian cs xd
2018-04-05 17:34
#5
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Czech Republic EZ_4_ENCE
Nice
2018-04-05 17:34
YES
2018-04-05 17:35
Korean taking over csgo
2018-04-05 17:35
#8
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Poland Unluko
ez for MVP PK
2018-04-05 17:35
#9
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Poland TOOMUCH6969
wow
2018-04-05 17:35
wasted spots anyway
2018-04-05 17:35
7 replies
here is no vp here, so what's your point?
2018-04-05 17:53
6 replies
lol
2018-04-05 18:06
there*
2018-04-05 18:23
am i talking about vp?
2018-04-05 20:36
2 replies
#64
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Indonesia calvinpg
No comeback for u
2018-04-05 20:58
i do
2018-04-05 21:59
lol
2018-04-06 17:12
bonus teams
2018-04-05 17:35
#12
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Brazil DooteR_
Ez for SK vs MVP in 1st match
2018-04-05 17:35
MVP is coming for that top 10 ranking in the next month or 2. watch out for them
2018-04-05 17:36
3 replies
#19
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Norway Nados
+1
2018-04-05 17:44
#69
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China x29meister
no way
2018-04-06 09:48
1 reply
We'll see :) They honestly have been playing very well though.
2018-04-06 17:37
Wasted spots
2018-04-05 17:39
2 replies
You are a wasted spot
2018-04-05 17:44
1 reply
10/10
2018-04-05 19:54
ez
2018-04-05 17:43
#20
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Europe skelteR
Wasted spots.
2018-04-05 17:45
2 replies
ya, reallyreally wasted spot . . . . . . . . . cz there's no NiP
2018-04-06 14:48
#21
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Croatia nAmeless69
MVP = Asian VP 3 30+ Guys 2 23+ Guys
2018-04-05 17:45
3 replies
hey now 2 30 year olds and a 29 year old! lol. zeff doesnt appreciate being in the 30 year old club yet. :P
2018-04-05 17:47
#25
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United States Stanislavv
vp has 2 30+ guys and 3 23+ guys
2018-04-05 17:48
1 reply
#26
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Croatia nAmeless69
Old VP = MVP
2018-04-05 17:49
#29
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Other Onizuka_go
MVP PK new Asia Top
2018-04-05 17:56
2 useless teams
2018-04-05 17:56
10 replies
How did tyloo manage to win fnatic 2/3mths ago (forgot which lan tourament) 0.0
2018-04-05 20:50
9 replies
Pistolround+r4 too important, everyone can beat anyone sometimes if you win the 2/3 crucial rounds in a match, it doesn't say anything anymore.
2018-04-05 23:32
8 replies
Pistol round is important but not too important,make one single mistake on yhe second round,the other team can make a comeback easily despite you winning the pistol round
2018-04-07 11:31
7 replies
if you win 2x pistol you win 85% of matches, it's ridiculous. Stats don't lie. Mousesports are kings of Mirage currently, 19 wins out of last of their 20 mirage. The one loss? Ofc they lost both pistol and immediately lost 2-16.
2018-04-07 14:04
6 replies
Ermm why are u bringing in mousesports?? Let talk about the sick boost by olofmeister when he was still in fnatic in 2015, he did a sick boost at overpass even tho fnatic lose both pistol round to ldlc.....
2018-04-07 15:34
5 replies
If you can't see it's an example why a pistolround is too important then you're just clueless. Olofboost has nothing to do with the situation, retard.
2018-04-07 16:00
4 replies
A pistol round is important,but i stated it "too important"...i am clueless???i seen before comebacks with teams losing both pistol rounds....olofboost prove thay even without winning pistol round,they are able to make a comeback,dont believe u can watch some of the comeback videos by other teams....so now who is the retard and clueless guy right now
2018-04-07 16:04
3 replies
Man you are daft. of course YOU CAN WIN even if you LOSE PISTOL....the problem is it's only a SUB 20% CHANCE THAT YOU DO, which is too low, get it into your thick skull.
2018-04-07 17:09
2 replies
U are just trying to prove yourself right,it can be more than 20% chance but u never know?
2018-04-07 17:10
1 reply
lmao I'm done
2018-04-07 18:07
Tier 2 event.
2018-04-05 18:00
1 reply
Best crowd tho
2018-04-05 20:50
#34
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France jaimez
Why are comments bashing them so hard rofl
2018-04-05 18:01
Stats or didn't happen
2018-04-05 18:14
who cares about silvers and tier 3 teams
2018-04-05 18:20
2 replies
#49
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Australia Mosski
TyLoo and MVP are best Asian teams and can compete with any tier 2 team and sometimes beating tier 1 team like they did Fnatic.
2018-04-05 18:43
Talking about yoursef? Didnt know tyloo win against fnatic 2-3mths ago?
2018-04-05 20:51
These two teams but Liquid not in OMEGALUL
2018-04-05 18:20
#46
jks | 
Australia Mosski
awesome to see :D
2018-04-05 18:37
3 asian and 2 ocenian spots wasted, Only top australian team should be invited.
2018-04-05 18:42
#50
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Brazil LuTzzSS
lol why asia and oceania have so many spots but EU only 5
2018-04-05 19:01
why no NIP?????? fuck u
2018-04-05 19:05
Racists have no right to trash others
2018-04-05 19:11
ez 4 1.6 legend solo
2018-04-05 19:44
Nice!
2018-04-06 03:15
#70
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United States journey78
haha let's go MVP.PK!
2018-04-06 10:54
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