SCARZ Absolute qualify for eXTREMESLAND Asia and IESF World Championship

SCARZ Absolute have won GALLERIA GAMEMASTER Cup 2018 over local rivals Ignis in the grand final, earning themselves two international trips.

The four-team LAN event took place this weekend on September 29-30 at LFS Esports Arena in Tokyo, Japan. In the semis, the local favourites SCARZ Absolute swept past Katsuya "⁠Ayanox⁠" Kitada's RIG in two maps (16-5 on Nuke & 16-10 on Mirage).

On the other side of the BO3 single-elimination bracket, Shuma "⁠RIPablo Escobar⁠" Ikeda's Ignis crushed DWFN with dominating scorelines on Inferno (16-5) and Overpass (16-2).

barce's SCARZ Absolute reign supreme domestically

In the grand final, Koji "⁠Laz⁠" Ushida and co. comfortably won their map pick on Mirage, 16-5, against Yusuke "⁠neth⁠" Matsuda's Ignis.

On the second map, Train was back-and-forth, with SCARZ Absolute managing an 8-7 half on the CT side. Yusuke "⁠Norisen⁠" Shima's men secured the second pistol round and took the lead to 13-10 after RIPablo Escobar's 1v1 smoke defuse on the B bombsite.

However, Ryo "⁠barce⁠" Takebayashi's crew were able to turn it around in the end, clutching the map 16-14, and the series in 2-0 fashion.

Matchpage
2
0
30th September 2018
16
Mirage
5
16
Train
14
 SCARZ Absolute K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
46 - 30 +16 90.0 1.42
42 - 22 +20 86.3 1.42
34 - 26 +8 71.8 1.18
29 - 30 -1 62.5 0.99
24 - 33 -9 54.1 0.97
 Ignis K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
31 - 34 -3 68.9 0.98
28 - 40 -12 70.5 0.90
29 - 34 -5 58.3 0.87
25 - 33 -8 61.4 0.85
27 - 34 -7 57.1 0.78

Final standings for GALLERIA GAMEMASTER Cup 2018:

1. Japan SCARZ Absolute - ~$8,868 + eXTREMESLAND Asia Finals spot + IESF World Championship spot
2. Japan Ignis - ~$2,660
3-4. Japan DWFN - ~$877
3-4. Japan RIG - ~$877

The Japanese side has finalised the complete team list for eXTREMESLAND's main event:

The aforementioned $100,000 competition will take place in Shanghai, China on October 18-21. Afterwards, SCARZ Absolute will represent Japan at the IESF World Championship 2018 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan from November 7-14.

Japan Yusuke 'Norisen' Shima
Yusuke 'Norisen' Shima
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
40
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
Japan Ryo 'barce' Takebayashi
Ryo 'barce' Takebayashi
Age:
26
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
168
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.72
Japan Yusuke 'neth' Matsuda
Yusuke 'neth' Matsuda
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.27
Maps played:
13
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.66
Japan Katsuya 'Ayanox' Kitada
Katsuya 'Ayanox' Kitada
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
15
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.71
Japan Koji 'Laz' Ushida
Koji 'Laz' Ushida
Age:
26
Rating 1.0:
1.20
Maps played:
173
KPR:
0.81
DPR:
0.61
Japan Shuma 'RIPablo Escobar' Ikeda
Shuma 'RIPablo Escobar' Ikeda
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
21
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
#1
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Hungary Sklytsk
Who cares?
2018-09-30 13:02
5 replies
#5
nukkye | 
Czech Republic kczr
Ez for OG India
2018-09-30 13:02
i care noob
2018-09-30 13:03
Ur mum xd
2018-09-30 13:14
1 reply
Is gay
2018-09-30 18:13
#15
s1 | 
Ukraine mpletop1
nt plastic
2018-09-30 13:18
#3
nukkye | 
Czech Republic kczr
Optic india
2018-09-30 13:02
2 replies
#6
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United Kingdom SickaBoy
+1
2018-09-30 13:03
+1
2018-09-30 13:06
RIPablo Escobar nice nick
2018-09-30 13:03
Koji 'Laz' Ushida
2018-09-30 13:04
Ez for optik eendia
2018-09-30 13:06
rip pablo escobar smh
2018-09-30 13:07
Ez 4 Optic India Forsaken will drop 30 bomb
2018-09-30 13:12
#14
s1 | 
Ukraine mpletop1
EZ 4 Optic India
2018-09-30 13:15
#16
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Japan Th3Koala
Lets gooo!!! #WeNeverGiveUP!
2018-09-30 13:21
1 reply
#21
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China KensonS
lets go laz!
2018-09-30 14:00
who?
2018-09-30 13:27
13 replies
Says right in the title SCARZ Absolute. You might need to get your eyes checked buddy.
2018-09-30 13:59
12 replies
+1
2018-09-30 14:38
It's ok I sent him a specsavers gift card
2018-09-30 15:06
+1
2018-09-30 15:37
who?
2018-09-30 16:49
8 replies
SCARZ Absolute. You're pretty bad at this reading thing my guy.
2018-09-30 22:42
7 replies
who?
2018-09-30 23:16
6 replies
SCARZ Absolute. I am actually starting to worry about your exact mental capabilities here.
2018-09-30 23:17
5 replies
who?
2018-09-30 23:17
4 replies
SCARZ Absolute.
2018-09-30 23:18
3 replies
who?
2018-09-30 23:36
2 replies
SCARZ Absolute.
2018-09-30 23:36
1 reply
#51
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Singapore derpydm
wh 0?
2018-10-01 04:18
#19
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China KensonS
go go lazgod go!
2018-09-30 14:00
2ez4 anime cs
2018-09-30 14:00
1 reply
what the fuck were they thinking looooooool
2018-09-30 16:10
I want to move to Japan so i can be pro csgo player
2018-09-30 14:31
1 reply
You're danish, no doubt you would become one, lmao
2018-09-30 15:08
ez for D13
2018-09-30 14:52
#28
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India Jan7Y
time to shine for optic india
2018-09-30 15:16
ez for mvp pk
2018-09-30 15:33
tier 999 tournament
2018-09-30 16:36
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2018-09-30 16:56
gl sz
2018-09-30 17:51
Is it RIPablo Escobar's Ignis, neth's Ignis or Norisen's men? STOP FLIP FLOPPING, PICK ONE
2018-10-01 00:21
Giants won a tournament that gave them a spot in this , why arent they there? can someone help me ? hltv.org/events/4038/iesf-2018-portugal-..
2018-10-01 01:18
1 reply
If you refer to the teams list if you check again you will see it only refers to the eXTREMESLAND's main event.
2018-10-01 01:49
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