Gambit see off Grayhound in Shanghai
The Group B elimination match featuring Grayhound and Gambit kicked off on Dust2 with the Oceanic team on the T-side. Erdenetsogt "erkaSt" Gantulga and Ollie "DickStacy" Tierney wrapped up the pistol round with their double kills and Grayhound made it 3-0 after winning the anti-ecos.
Gambit’s defense was nearly impenetrable during the weapon rounds as the CIS team secured nine of the twelve remaining first half rounds to win the half 9-6. Grayhound picked up the second half pistol victory but Gambit grabbed seven rounds in a row to win the map 16-7.
Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov got a quad kill in the pistol round on Overpass where Gambit won the first four rounds on the T-side. After Grayhound's first round win, Gambit reset them by winning a 2vs4, extending their lead to 5-1. The CIS team led 11-4 at halftime.
Grayhound won a 3vs5 in the second half pistol round and trailed 11-7 after taking two anti-eco rounds. Gambit shut down a B-rush in the first weapon round as Dosia got a double kill, making it 12-7. Gambit won the map 16-12 and the series 2-0, moving on to the Group B decider match against BOOT-d[S].
|Gambit||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|43 - 27||+16||96.2||1.40|
|39 - 29||+10||80.3||1.21|
|40 - 29||+11||78.0||1.21|
|32 - 31||+1||70.8||1.09|
|31 - 35||-4||70.3||0.93|
|Grayhound||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|33 - 36||-3||78.5||1.06|
|33 - 36||-3||68.2||0.88|
|29 - 37||-8||65.5||0.87|
|26 - 36||-10||66.4||0.84|
|30 - 40||-10||59.7||0.83|