B.O.O.T-d[S] through to ESL Pro League Season 7 APAC Finals
B.O.O.T-d[S] have booked their spot at the ESL Pro League Season 7 Asia-Pacific Finals with a 2-0 victory over Recca in the Southeast Asia closed qualifier.
The series kicked off on Recca's map pick, Mirage, with BOOT-d[S] securing a quick 2-0 lead as CTs. The Indonesian squad responded with two of their own to level up the score, but Alikhan "w1nt3r" Kopzhanov's new team would remain in the driving seat to switch sides with a 9-6 lead.
Albert "FrostMisty" Giovanni and co. came from the break set to equalize things off, but they could not follow up their successful CT pistol. In fact, the Singaporean team lost only one more round before closing out the map, 16-8.
Recca's map pick, Nuke, began with Baskoro "roseau" Dwi Putra's men winning their CT pistol and the subsequent anti-ecos. Just like on the previous map, however, the Indonesians could not secure more than six rounds until half-time.
BOOT-d[S] still saw Recca reduce the deficit to a minimum, but then Anthony "ImpressioN" Lim and his teammates tightened up their defence to wrap things up, 16-12, and book their place at the Asia-Pacific finals.
K - D
Alikhan 'w1nt3r' Kopzhanovw1nt3r
44 - 29
Kumaresan 'Tommy' RamaniTommy
47 - 34
Anthony 'ImpressioN' LimImpressioN
45 - 32
Nevin 'splashske' Awsplashske
37 - 36
Benedict 'Benkai' TanBenkai
30 - 34
Here is how the team list for the ESL Pro League Season 7 APAC Finals currently looks:
The ESL Pro League Season 7 Asia-Pacific Finals will be held from April 20 to 22 at the ESL Studio in Sydney, where eight squads will battle it out for one of the two available spots at the main event in Dallas.