Tainted Minds advance to upper bracket final at Asia Minor

Tainted Minds have beaten SCARZ Absolute 2-0, moving on to the upper bracket final at the Asia Minor (16-4 on Nuke and 16-13 on Cache).

Tainted Minds took on SCARZ Absolute in the second upper-bracket semi-final at the Asia Minor. The best-of-three game kicked off on Nuke where the Oceanic team chose to start on the CT-side and won the pistol round thanks to Chris "ofnu" Hanley's triple kill.

SCARZ Absolute hit back in the second round with pistols but Tainted Minds returned the favor in the third round, leading 2-1. It was 8-1 when Koji "Laz" Ushida showed up with two opening kills to give the Japanese their second round.

Tainted Minds will play TyLoo for a Major spot

Tainted Minds won a 2vs3 in the 11th round to make it 9-2 and didn't lose another round in the first half at the end of which they led 13-2. Yaman "yam" Ergenekon's team secured the second half pistol round and went on to close out the map with a 16-4 scoreline.

The Japanese side's pistol round fortunes didn't change on Cache where they started as Ts and lost the pistol round as Ryan "zewsy" Palmer got a quad kill. zewsy clutched a 1vs1 in the first weapon round to make it 4-0.

SCARZ Absolute went down to the lower bracket

Too much aggressiveness cost Tainted Minds in the fifth round as SCARZ Absolute got on the scoreboard with four Deagle kills. SCARZ Absolute came back to finish the first half with a 9-6 lead.

Callum "BURNRUOk" Henderson got a quad kill and clutched a 1vs2 in the second half pistol round, giving Tainted Minds their seventh round. ofnu & company reclaimed the lead in the 19th round as they made it 10-9 with the first weapon round victory.

Joshua "INS" Potter clutched a 1vs2 in the 24th round to break the Japanese team's economy as his team led 13-11. Tainted Minds won the map 16-13 and took the series 2-0 to advance to the upper bracket final where they will play TYLOO for a spot at the Major. SCARZ Absolute, on the other hand, will take on Renegades in the lower bracket to stay alive in the tournament.

 SCARZ Absolute K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Japan Koji 'Laz' UshidaLaz 38 - 38 0 85.7 1.10
Japan Ryo 'barce' Takebayashibarce 30 - 37 -7 72.7 0.94
Japan Shibasaki 'poem' Yumekipoem 33 - 41 -8 80.3 0.91
Japan Takemori 'takej' Shogotakej 29 - 37 -8 64.8 0.81
Japan Tomoaki 'crow' Maruokacrow 16 - 40 -24 45.2 0.53
 Tainted Minds K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
New Zealand Ryan 'zewsy' Palmerzewsy 46 - 28 +18 96.1 1.49
New Zealand Chris 'ofnu' Hanleyofnu 48 - 32 +16 92.9 1.45
Australia Joshua 'INS' PotterINS 38 - 28 +10 81.8 1.21
Australia Yaman 'yam' Ergenekonyam 30 - 26 +4 72.7 1.11
Australia Callum 'BURNRUOk' HendersonBURNRUOk 31 - 32 -1 77.2 1.05
Japan Koji 'Laz' Ushida
Koji 'Laz' Ushida
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
259
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.11
Australia Joshua 'INS' Potter
Joshua 'INS' Potter
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
681
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Australia Callum 'BURNRUOk' Henderson
Callum 'BURNRUOk' Henderson
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
680
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
Australia Yaman 'yam' Ergenekon
Yaman 'yam' Ergenekon
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
496
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
New Zealand Ryan 'zewsy' Palmer
Ryan 'zewsy' Palmer
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
618
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
New Zealand Chris 'ofnu' Hanley
Chris 'ofnu' Hanley
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
669
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
#1
f0rest | 
Yugoslavia Bodhii 
Ez tm
2018-07-18 14:52
#10
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Denmark Twick_ 
Noobs
2018-07-18 14:53
#24
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Palestine zwe 
expected
2018-07-18 16:27
Noooo
2018-07-18 14:52
#3
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Lebanon RobloxPorn 
Ez clap
2018-07-18 14:52
#4
nitr0 | 
Russia RailenMay 
nt Laz, hope he find better team
2018-07-18 14:52
#26
broky | 
Latvia De1Co 
This would be their best team in Japan xD
2018-07-18 17:22
SAD for japan :(
2018-07-18 14:53
ezz for yam
2018-07-18 14:53
Ez
2018-07-18 14:53
#8
device | 
Iraq a1_ 
ez
2018-07-18 14:53
#9
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Poland Eljott 
ez for Minds
2018-07-18 14:53
#11
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Portugal shark17 
expected
2018-07-18 14:54
#12
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Slovakia TatKo 
sucks but theres still chance
2018-07-18 14:55
GO YAM GOD
2018-07-18 14:55
Reep
2018-07-18 14:56
ez bots
2018-07-18 14:56
#16
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France Teellioz 
ez major 4 tyloo
2018-07-18 14:57
ufo stickerrrrrrrrrrrr
2018-07-18 15:07
#18
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Germany Flachzange 
#YTB #TMNATION
2018-07-18 15:07
Feel bad for renegades.
2018-07-18 15:08
Imagine if TM win over TyLoo and then Renegades will win over TyLoo later as well...That is the dream, TM stickers would be so badass
2018-07-18 15:38
I wanted both RNG and SZ in major fak :(
2018-07-18 15:51
tyloo all in this is major
2018-07-18 16:01
#28
s1mple | 
China fu22Y 
wake up tyloo rekt these aus noobs hard lol
2018-07-18 19:43
yeah I know but a man can dream...
2018-07-18 20:02
#21
HPR | 
Australia imLi0N 
best of one warriors.absolute
2018-07-18 15:43
I just want some anime sticker :(
2018-07-18 16:31
#27
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World Beard43 
Yeah the boys! Go TM!
2018-07-18 18:21
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