Kinguin beat TYLOO at ZOTAC Cup Masters to reach semi finals

After two close bouts on Mirage and Overpass, Kinguin convincingly took down TYLOO in the Train decider to move on at the ZOTAC Cup Masters 2018 Grand Finals in Hong Kong.

The opening quarter-final at ZOTAC Cup Masters Grand Finals kicked off on TYLOO's map pick, Mirage, where Hansel "⁠BnTeT⁠" Ferdinand and his men jumped out 3-0 on the T side right from the start. Wiktor "⁠TaZ⁠" Wojtas and co. eventually secured their first as CTs, but TYLOO returned with two more to make it 5-1.

In the following round, a massive triple-kill with the USP-S from Jacek "⁠MINISE⁠" Jeziak gave his team the edge to secure their second, which initiated Kinguin's big run to even the score at 5-5. TYLOO then started to change the pace of the game, taking a more aggressive approach to rack up four in a row, before the Poles ended the half down 9-6.

mouz was a big factor in the Kinguin win over TyLoo

In the second half, Kinguin got off to a smooth start on their T side, securing the pistol and the anti-ecos before claiming their fourth in a row (11-9). TYLOO finally got their wits together and kept their defenses tight, pulling together five straight for a 14-11 lead, but the Poles fought back, stringing together two more to reduce their deficit by one.

A lopsided round from Kinguin then put TYLOO at map point, but TaZ and his men came rallying back to grab their 14th of the half. In the end, a double-kill from HaoWen "⁠somebody⁠" Xu with the CZ-75 was enough to seal the 16-14 map victory.

TYLOO started out strong as Terrorists on the second map, Overpass, as they easily took the pistol round in spite of a bayonet kill from Karol "⁠rallen⁠" Rodowicz. They made it to five rounds until Kinguin fired back with two of their own. BnTeT's troops took the next pair of rounds, nullifying the economic gain from the Poles and eventually made it to 8-2 in their favour.

The 11th round proved to be the most exciting of the first half, with Kevin "⁠xccurate⁠" Susanto nailing a fast-reaction no-scoped hit on a jumping TaZ from a boosted position outside the B site and TYLOO only narrowly squeezing out the win. Kinguin rallied back somewhat, managing three rounds in a row for the first time in the match to make it 10-5 before the switch.

TaZ's men continued their campaign to get back into the match, winning the pistol round as Terrorists as well as the two that followed, Paweł "⁠reatz⁠" Jańczak getting the AK ace in the second anti-eco and making the score 8-10. Following the first gun round from TYLOO, the teams started trading some messy rounds until the Poles finally seized control and tied things up at 12-12 thanks to a well-playing Mikołaj "⁠mouz⁠" Karolewski.

Kinguin made it to a 14-13 lead before TYLOO, mirroring the first map of the series, turned on the aggression and won an important eco to make it 14-14. It wasn't enough in the end though, as the the Poles narrowly closed out Overpass 16-14.

TaZ's troops move on to the semi finals at ZOTAC Cup Masters

Action moved on to the decider, Train, where Kinguin won the first pistol round as CTs with a quick defuse, losing all five players after the fact. With money from the first round plant and kills, TYLOO only needed one eco round to buy up and make it back to a 1-2 deficit. TaZ's troops weren't fazed, though, as embarked on a dominating run taking them to a 7-2 lead before BnTeT and his men answered back with one round.

Kinguin won the following round and reset TYLOO's economy, the Poles retaining control all the way to halftime at 11-4.

mouz came out swinging with a 3k in the second pistol round, the Poles taking the following two anti-ecos. From there, it was smooth sailing for the dominating Kinguin squad as they reached a seemingly convincing 15-4 lead. TYLOO managed a valiant effort to bring it all back, though, as they strung together 5 rounds in a row. In the end, Kinguin managed to shut down BnTeT and his men, eventually winning Train 16-9 and the series 2-1

Matchpage
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24th August 2018
16
Mirage
14
14
Overpass
16
9
Train
16
 TYLOO K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
60 - 50 +10 75.7 1.10
62 - 59 +3 76.0 1.08
57 - 56 +1 63.9 0.94
39 - 68 -29 63.1 0.74
40 - 70 -30 56.0 0.71
 Kinguin K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
71 - 46 +25 89.1 1.34
69 - 51 +18 81.8 1.28
65 - 50 +15 81.4 1.18
53 - 53 0 74.8 1.12
45 - 58 -13 62.3 0.87
Poland Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Age:
34
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1492
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
Poland Paweł 'reatz' Jańczak
Paweł 'reatz' Jańczak
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
706
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
Poland Mikołaj 'mouz' Karolewski
Mikołaj 'mouz' Karolewski
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
984
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.65
Indonesia Kevin 'xccurate' Susanto
Kevin 'xccurate' Susanto
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
382
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.64
Poland Jacek 'MINISE' Jeziak
Jacek 'MINISE' Jeziak
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1104
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.69
Indonesia Hansel 'BnTeT' Ferdinand
Hansel 'BnTeT' Ferdinand
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.25
Maps played:
437
KPR:
0.84
DPR:
0.61
Poland Karol 'rallen' Rodowicz
Karol 'rallen' Rodowicz
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1004
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.66
China HaoWen 'somebody' Xu
HaoWen 'somebody' Xu
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
677
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
Nice
2018-08-24 10:55
#2
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Poland Stanek1418
Gz Kinguin Auu
2018-08-24 10:55
tylul
2018-08-24 10:55
#4
s1mple | 
India S1ayR
Ez for taz
2018-08-24 10:55
#5
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Norway Phancy11
EZ Taz the man the beast the legend
2018-08-24 10:55
1 reply
Sure Taz is what u said, but it was just Tyloo in China
2018-08-24 15:22
#6
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Poland misioneos
essa
2018-08-24 10:56
#7
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New Zealand VouNou2006
HaHA
2018-08-24 10:56
#8
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Indonesia EzerX
NT Tyloo
2018-08-24 10:56
#9
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Poland hekkwensmd
easyyy
2018-08-24 10:56
taz is so good, that valve dedicated a T sided model for him
2018-08-24 10:57
my papa taz <$
2018-08-24 10:56
Ez for TaZ
2018-08-24 10:57
#14
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Asia fershits
tylol kkkk Chinese fans:Tyloo is a TOP10 team!
2018-08-24 10:57
1 reply
lol,fg fans:fancysummer is top 0
2018-08-24 11:22
#15
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Russia razorVJ
RIP my $20
2018-08-24 10:58
6 replies
Why the hell did u bet on tyloo
2018-08-24 11:02
5 replies
#24
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Poland SmartyyCS
Ruski brain
2018-08-24 11:05
#36
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Russia razorVJ
They looked stronger to me.
2018-08-24 11:14
3 replies
#57
lsd | 
Poland parsnip
Or maybe kinguin looked weaker to you
2018-08-24 12:40
2 replies
Chinese team in China looked stronger. No?
2018-08-24 15:25
1 reply
#95
lsd | 
Poland parsnip
I think both
2018-08-24 15:52
DD&MO OMEGALUL
2018-08-24 10:58
#17
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United States ryugak
Tylol
2018-08-24 11:00
Nice +/- Taz ;)
2018-08-24 10:59
#20
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Poland vzk
Nice
2018-08-24 11:00
Nicee
2018-08-24 11:02
#23
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Poland SmartyyCS
Ez for old TaZ
2018-08-24 11:04
#25
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Poland malekkkk
2ez4kingwin
2018-08-24 11:06
TyLuL
2018-08-24 11:06
#27
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Germany Flachzange
TyLuL
2018-08-24 11:07
TAZZ-MANIA!! GJ MAN!!
2018-08-24 11:07
ffs DD and Mo what were you doing last night???
2018-08-24 11:09
2 replies
LOL
2018-08-24 11:12
1 reply
He needs to prove that or.... #$#@!
2018-08-24 11:22
TyLuL
2018-08-24 11:09
#33
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Yugoslavia Hypu
ez
2018-08-24 11:11
TYLUL
2018-08-24 11:13
LUL losing from 1 map advantage and 10-2
2018-08-24 11:15
-rallen +szpero
2018-08-24 11:16
#39
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Europe LoookATme
EZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
2018-08-24 11:18
Finally, comments of "TYLUL" come back, having made great progress ( compared to before), after the upset, now you guys need to reflect what's the problem that you should resolve.
2018-08-24 11:18
#41
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Indonesia Konerd1
rip BnTeT polish talent ;/
2018-08-24 11:18
1 reply
+1
2018-08-24 16:44
Awesome first two maps to watch, too bad Tyloo lost the ball on the third
2018-08-24 11:21
TYLULLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
2018-08-24 11:22
#46
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African Union mikecool
go taz!
2018-08-24 11:23
#47
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Poland BuNi0wSkI
nice
2018-08-24 11:28
WP Kingw1n
2018-08-24 11:35
Go tazik
2018-08-24 11:36
#50
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United Kingdom how_much
Kinguin ruin my 8 fold accumulator :):):)
2018-08-24 11:38
#51
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Poland KasPro
Ez for god Taz
2018-08-24 11:39
#52
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Finland coswell
Gg Kinguin Ps. Why no news about iem chicago? The teams arent that much lower ranked in your rankings.
2018-08-24 11:45
2 replies
#53
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United Kingdom galaxzy
because its an online qualifier lol
2018-08-24 12:11
1 reply
#60
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Finland coswell
Wow, i gotta admit: Thought it was the real thing already. :D You got me there.
2018-08-24 13:04
Retards betting on sitlooo lol
2018-08-24 12:23
tyloose no chance vs young taz future superstar faze player
2018-08-24 12:27
WTF i enter when tyLUL have 1 map advantage and was leading on second, now i enter and see these bots's lose this to grandpa taz
2018-08-24 12:40
gg ez
2018-08-24 12:45
t0z
2018-08-24 13:05
#63
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Malaysia byaIi
-rallen +BnTeT ?
2018-08-24 13:05
BOTDD AND BOTMO
2018-08-24 13:08
lETS GO TAZ!!
2018-08-24 13:13
#74
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Belgium HLTVnewfag
Ez for yung Taz
2018-08-24 13:18
Imagine betting on Kinguin win when live odds were something around 11.
2018-08-24 13:18
Good job Taz! Keep fighting
2018-08-24 13:26
taz VS VP for sure
2018-08-24 13:32
1 reply
#82
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Estonia teremartin
ence should win
2018-08-24 13:55
#83
Snax | 
Poland Cejuhc
Ez final VP vs KINGUIN
2018-08-24 14:01
1 reply
And kingpuin win
2018-08-24 18:23
feelsbadman
2018-08-24 14:16
TyLoo top team QUINGAMMALUL
2018-08-24 14:21
#88
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Poland SalamiXgod
Worst organized tournament in 2k18
2018-08-24 14:34
#90
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Poland Talonerski
#GOPOL
2018-08-24 15:22
DD was literally drunk before the match.... You know what will happen...
2018-08-24 15:39
ez for DD
2018-08-24 16:40
Kinguim >VP
2018-08-24 19:50
kinguin deserved the win tbh, wtf were Mo and DD on?
2018-08-25 06:37
#103
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Denmark Xipingu
TyLUL is back lmfao
2018-08-25 08:23
#104
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Nepal Avhy
BnTeT still doing great
2018-08-26 10:45
basically 3v5 tf is DD and Mo doing
2018-08-28 07:35
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