Gambit to DH Tours playoffs over AGO
Gambit have advanced to the playoffs at DreamHack Open Tours after beating AGO 2-1 in Group A's decider match (9-16 on Overpass, 16-13 on Train, and 16-14 on Mirage).
The Group A decider match at DreamHack Open Tours featured Gambit and AGO. The series kicked off on Overpass where Gambit were the T-sided team in the first half. Denis "seized" Kostin secured the pistol round with a quad kill and Gambit made it 3-0 after winning the anti-eco rounds.
Dominik "GruBy" Swiderski opened up the first gun round with two kills to give AGO their first round and Michał "snatchie" Rudzki's 1vs2 clutch in the following round made it 3-2. The Polish team secured four more rounds to lead 6-3. Rustem "mou" Telepov stopped AGO's six round streak with a 1vs2 clutch and Gambit finished the half 8-7 ahead after winning five of the last six rounds.
AGO won the second half pistol rounds and the anti-ecos to take back the lead (10-8). Gambit could only win one round in the second half and the Poles won the first map 16-9 with a 9-1 T-side victory.
The Poles opened up Train on the CT-side, winning the pistol round with Damian "Furlan" Kislowski's quad kill. After losing the first five rounds, Gambit responded thanks to seized's 1vs2 clutch and won three rounds in a row (5-3). AGO took five of the remaining seven rounds in the half to lead 10-5 at halftime.
mou & Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev's double kills in the second half pistol round gave Gambit their sixth round. AGO hit back in the 18th round with an early buy, extending their lead to 11-7. Gambit won five rounds in a row to take a 12-11 lead but lost a 5vs3 in the 24th round (12-12). Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov's team stood strong and closed out the map 16-13.
The last map of the series was Mirage. AGO started by winning the pistol round but lost the following six rounds to trail 6-1. Furlan clutched a 1vs3 to give his team their second round and AGO came back to win the half 8-7.
Mateusz "TOAO" Zawistowski got a triple kill in the second half pistol round to keep AGO's round streak alive and the Poles made it 12-7 after winning the anti-ecos and the first weapon round. Gambit came back from 7-13 to win the map 16-14. With a 2-1 series victory, Gambit have advanced to the playoffs.
|Gambit||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Abay 'Hobbit' KhasenovHobbit||66 - 53||+13||86.3||1.22|
|Denis 'seized' Kostinseized||61 - 60||+1||83.3||1.14|
|Dauren 'AdreN' KystaubayevAdreN||59 - 63||-4||82.8||1.09|
|Rustem 'mou' Telepovmou||60 - 53||+7||66.0||1.03|
|Mihail 'Dosia' StolyarovDosia||55 - 61||-6||77.0||0.99|