Renegades, Fragsters advance to playoffs at StarSeries

Professeur
October 10th, 2018 11:50

In the first match of the day, Renegades won a back-and-forth game against Imperial (Cache 16-12), while the Danish rookies of Fragsters upset North (Nuke 16-12), both securing a place in the top eight.

After losing the pistol and the two followups to Renegades, Imperial bounced back as CT's on Cache with rifles. Good information plays in the following rounds allowed them to flank Renegades, first locking down B and then retaking A. With a 2v4 won almost single handedly by Ali "hAdji" Haïnouss, Imperial took the early lead, 5-3.

Then Renegades mustered some tight rounds and broke their opponents economy to go 7-5 up, and were looking to extend the lead when Rokas "EspiranTo" Milasauskas went huge with a CZ-75 and a picked up AK-47 to steal the round away. Off the back of that, Imperial finished the half with a minimal lead, 8-7.

It didn't take Renegades long to make playoffs with their new roster

Aaron "AZR" Ward's crisp triple was the catalyst to Renegades' A site retake in the pistol, but after doing a lot of damage in the eco round, Imperial broke the Australians in their first buy and bounced back into the lead, 11-9.

Still, Renegades managed to establish themselves as CT quickly, taking a 12-11 lead when Nemanja "nexa" Isaković clutched a big 1v2 on B, giving his team a lifeline. It was looking grim for Justin "jks" Savage and co., but they managed to bounce back, with Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad's 3K on the B site defence pushing Renegades to a 14-12 lead, which they closed out straight away to qualify for the playoffs.

Matchpage
12
16
10th October 2018
12
Cache
16
 Imperial K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Lithuania Rokas 'EspiranTo' MilasauskasEspiranTo 20 - 19 +1 71.9 1.15
Serbia Nemanja 'nexa' Isakovićnexa 22 - 20 +2 80.1 1.08
France Ali 'hAdji' HaïnousshAdji 19 - 18 +1 79.3 1.07
Lithuania Eimantas 'pounh' Lazickaspounh 18 - 21 -3 71.0 0.95
Lithuania Žygimantas 'nukkye' Chmieliauskasnukkye 13 - 20 -7 63.8 0.82
 Renegades K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Norway Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostadjkaem 23 - 20 +3 99.9 1.28
Australia Aaron 'AZR' WardAZR 20 - 19 +1 72.7 1.19
Australia Jay 'liazz' Tregillgasliazz 23 - 18 +5 89.0 1.17
New Zealand Sean 'Gratisfaction' KaiwaiGratisfaction 18 - 17 +1 66.9 0.98
Australia Justin 'jks' Savagejks 14 - 18 -4 51.4 0.90

The game between Fragsters and North took place on Nuke, with the start of the map being chaotic. Rounds were traded back-and-forth five times, with force-buys paying off for both teams, but Fragsters ended up on top in the end, taking a significant 5-2 T side lead.

Ismail "refrezh" Ali, who has been a key player for Fragsters at StarSeries, was pivotal in the following buy round as well, clutching a 1v2 on the lower site. As North didn't follow up on their round won by retaking the lower site (7-3), their economy was reset and the young Danish side continued running up the T side lead.

After a miserable first half, being down 12-3, North wrapped the A site through Hell in the pistol and managed to win it, following it up to reach the six round mark. Casper "cadiaN" Møller's team started grabbing some momentum, with Fragsters struggling to keep their countrymen off of the lower bombsite. In round 20, Nicolai "torben" Amorim put his team in a good position with three Deagle kills, but Fragsters were denied the 3v1 by Nicklas "gade" Gade (12-8).

Fragsters managed to win their first CT round after that, but they couldn't follow it up, and with their money broken, North's comeback continued. They got to the brink of eqalizing the score, 13-12, when the secondary AWP of refrezh did wonders once again, first on A and then on B, to get Fragsters over the line, 16-12.

Matchpage
16
12
10th October 2018
16
Nuke
12
 Fragsters K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Ismail 'refrezh' Alirefrezh 32 - 15 +17 104.0 1.64
Denmark Nicolai 'torben' Amorimtorben 24 - 19 +5 89.7 1.41
Denmark Lucas 'Bubski' AndersenBubski 22 - 18 +4 81.4 1.13
Denmark Jacob 'dragonfly' Lunddragonfly 18 - 15 +3 65.4 1.06
Denmark Martin 'stavn' Lundstavn 11 - 21 -10 67.0 0.80
 North K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Nicklas 'gade' Gadegade 29 - 19 +10 92.6 1.43
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' KjærbyeKjaerbye 19 - 21 -2 71.0 1.02
Denmark Valdemar 'valde' Bjørn Vangsåvalde 15 - 21 -6 67.4 0.90
Denmark Casper 'cadiaN' MøllercadiaN 12 - 22 -10 61.7 0.77
Denmark Philip 'aizy' Aistrupaizy 12 - 24 -12 71.4 0.66
Australia Justin 'jks' Savage
Justin 'jks' Savage
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
651
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Denmark Nicklas 'gade' Gade
Nicklas 'gade' Gade
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
434
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Denmark Nicolai 'torben' Amorim
Nicolai 'torben' Amorim
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
387
KPR:
0.60
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Denmark Ismail 'refrezh' Ali
Ismail 'refrezh' Ali
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
422
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.12
Serbia Nemanja 'nexa' Isaković
Nemanja 'nexa' Isaković
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
457
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Australia Aaron 'AZR' Ward
Aaron 'AZR' Ward
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
654
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Norway Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostad
Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostad
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
690
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
France Ali 'hAdji' Haïnouss
Ali 'hAdji' Haïnouss
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
383
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Denmark Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
795
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.12
Lithuania Rokas 'EspiranTo' Milasauskas
Rokas 'EspiranTo' Milasauskas
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
373
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.11
#1
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France dAdji 
Good luck to Imperial in other match later today! P.S not so ez, Unluko
2018-10-10 11:52
#6
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Europe justkayra 
I wanted to be first
2018-10-10 11:52
#7
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France dAdji 
Next year
2018-10-10 11:52
#8
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Sweden Unluko 
Unluko
2018-10-10 11:54
#12
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France dAdji 
Next time:)
2018-10-10 11:56
#23
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Sweden Unluko 
Hehe
2018-10-10 12:09
#2
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Sweden Unluko 
Ez
2018-10-10 11:51
ytb
2018-10-10 11:51
MSL was the problem 4Head
2018-10-10 11:52
#10
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Sweden Unluko 
PogU
2018-10-10 11:54
unluko
2018-10-10 11:52
#11
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Sweden Unluko 
+1
2018-10-10 11:54
win tyloo = go playoff? aha
2018-10-10 11:54
Renegades win, fatality. Toasty.
2018-10-10 11:56
fuck yeah ez for jkaem and refrezh
2018-10-10 11:56
#15
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Norway Phancy11 
VALDE: "IT'S ALWAYS IMPORTANT [TO WIN] WHEN YOU FACE OTHER DANISH TEAMS, TO ESTABLISH THE HIERARCHY" OMEGALUL
2018-10-10 11:57
Hahahahaha my first reaction as well. Now North and Valde know their place in the hierarchy!
2018-10-10 12:08
#28
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France cedd 
OMEGALUL
2018-10-10 12:48
#33
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Denmark Xipingu 
Valde rekt again thanks to shit team LUL
2018-10-10 15:15
-aizy +refrezh when??
2018-10-10 11:58
#17
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Croatia feelsbadmane 
Ence Renegades NRG Fragsters in playoffs LUL good tournament
2018-10-10 11:59
#26
f0rest | 
Brazil davidS_ 
Ence > g2 Nrg > g2
2018-10-10 12:29
Ez for refrezh
2018-10-10 11:59
#19
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Brazil 16|0 
ez 4 cmonBruh "refrezh" TriHard
2018-10-10 12:04
12 btw
2018-10-10 12:07
Lolol
2018-10-10 12:07
#24
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Denmark white_sheep 
MSL was the problem
2018-10-10 12:19
#25
f0rest | 
Brazil davidS_ 
Just disband already nortrash
2018-10-10 12:28
#27
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Other Throwschool1 
Ukraine matchfixing scum
2018-10-10 12:42
#30
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Ukraine Najara 
+1
2018-10-10 13:12
Rng lets goo!! GODAZR The best igl
2018-10-10 13:00
#31
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Other mikecool 
YTB
2018-10-10 13:45
#32
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Australia MatthewJKS 
#YTB
2018-10-10 14:20
#34
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Denmark DanishDelight 
Just shows how much of a fluke North's win in Stockholm was. Going in extra hard, when all the teams are warming up for the major and saving strats for the coming week. We all saw how it backfired for North in the major qual. and now almost eliminated at Starseries without the best teams...
2018-10-10 15:43
#35
s1mple | 
United States Weskerz 
lets go australian boys
2018-10-10 16:32
#36
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Australia SteveAnoos 
Is it too early to think that the new lineup > the old lineup for the boys?
2018-10-10 18:16
#37
shroud | 
Australia Hythrex 
Hopefully. liazz >>>>>> Ustilo, and Grat is way more consistent than BOT Nifty. Hopefully azr can show some versatility in IGL'ing
2018-10-11 00:41
#82
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Spain JasonRacism 
It will be, Already they seem better and that's with Liazz in an uncomfortable role (They haven't had time to fit him in yet) Once Liazz get's comfortable and the entire team has more time to play together why will be a force in the future
2018-10-14 12:55
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