Valiance and TyLoo secure playoff spots at Qi Invitational
Valiance and TyLoo have advanced to the playoffs at Qi Invitational after placing in the top two in Group B.
The Group B action kicked off with Eclipse’s win against BIG and Valiance’s victory over TYLOO in the opening matches. Valiance secured their place in the playoffs by beating Eclipse 16-12 on Inferno in the winners’ match.
TYLOO faced BIG in the elimination match which was a best-of-three game. TYLOO had narrow wins on both maps, winning 16-14 on Overpass and 16-13 on Inferno. With this result, the Chinese earned a shot at qualifying for the playoffs through the decider game against Eclipse.
The first map in the best-of-three decider game between two Chinese teams–TYLOO and Eclipse–was Mirage. Ke "captainMo" Liu & company secured the first map with a 16-13 victory. On Inferno, which was the second map, TYLOO had a 12-3 T-side half and closed out the map 16-8, winning the series 2-0 and advancing to the playoffs.
|Eclipse||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Wei 'shuadapai' Wangshuadapai||37 - 39||-2||84.7||1.02|
|YangYang 'ayaya' Zhengayaya||35 - 39||-4||66.2||0.95|
|Yue 'AE' YuAE||36 - 42||-6||68.2||0.88|
|Lei 'bottle' Maobottle||31 - 41||-10||68.7||0.80|
|YiNan 'Mr.mao' WangMr.mao||21 - 43||-22||58.7||0.56|
|TYLOO||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody||45 - 33||+12||98.4||1.38|
|Hui 'DD' WuDD||43 - 35||+8||95.4||1.29|
|Kevin 'xccurate' Susantoxccurate||42 - 30||+12||75.0||1.28|
|Hansel 'BnTeT' FerdinandBnTeT||40 - 26||+14||79.1||1.25|
|Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo||33 - 36||-3||67.7||0.92|