TeamOne, Mythic advance to Americas Minor closed qualifier

The second open qualifier of the Americas Minor has come to an end, with TeamOne and Mythic booking their place in the closed qualifier.

The best-of-one matches in the open bracket saw most of the notable teams in North America cruise their way through to the round of eight, alongside underdogs like APE GANG and Infamous.

First on the chopping block in the round of eight was ETHEREAL, forfeiting their match against the South Africans of Bravado, while TeamOne's difficult win over Vireo.pro resulted in the final BO3 matchup against Aran "Sonic" Groesbeek and his men, with a spot in the closed qualifier on the line.

Maluk3 & co. have earned their place in the closed qualifier

The two teams went head to head, with Nicolas "NikoM" Miozzi's TeamOne rallying back on their highly-contested map pick, Mirage, to secure the series lead with a 16-13 victory. Moving on to Overpass, the South Africans' backs were against the wall on their own pick, as the Brazilians earned their way into the closed part with a 16-5 map victory and 2-0 series win.

The other side of the bracket saw Eric "adreN" Hoag's Mythic have a difficult time with APE GANG, eventually grabbing the 16-12 victory to challenge Vision, who walked over Polar Ace and Infamous to reach the last-four stage.

Andy "vSa" Xu and his men got off to a steaming start on Dust2 but quickly found themselves on thin ice in the second half, which eventually saw Mythic force overtime to secure the 19-17 win and series lead.

Vision took control on their map pick of Inferno to even the series 1-1, but a one-sided Overpass decider was dominated by Adam "Polen" Polen's impressive 1.54 rating, the American guiding Mythic to close the map 16-10 and the series 2-1 to reach the closed qualifier.

The current team list for the Americas Minor closed qualifier looks as follows:

Four more slots remain in the qualifying process for the Americas Minor, which will continue the third open qualifier on November 10-11, with registration still open on ESEA's website.

South Africa Aran 'Sonic' Groesbeek
Aran 'Sonic' Groesbeek
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
519
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Argentina Nicolas 'NikoM' Miozzi
Nicolas 'NikoM' Miozzi
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
376
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United States Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
600
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Canada Andy 'vSa' Xu
Andy 'vSa' Xu
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
379
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
United States Adam 'Polen' Polen
Adam 'Polen' Polen
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.89
Maps played:
311
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
#2
Boo | 
France mbl4 
ez for Mythic "bad streamers team" reborn
2018-10-31 09:14
Two you mean four? Have a depressing night! -VeryDepressingGuy
2018-10-31 09:15
#4
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Georgia Broozman 
ez Mythic
2018-10-31 09:15
who ?
2018-10-31 09:16
#9
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Europe Skraj 
t20 teams
2018-10-31 09:17
Wasted spot
2018-10-31 09:27
>streamer team >minor qua. pick one
2018-10-31 09:34
is swag allowed to play?:)
2018-10-31 09:46
#15
n0thing | 
Netherlands om1t 
for now yes, if Swole Qualifies for offline quali in Katowice i doubt he can because his ban :/
2018-10-31 09:50
that sucks
2018-10-31 10:12
#24
JamYoung | 
Canada |Frog 
I'm not actually sure that he can though... If you look at the Americas Minor page on Liquipedia, he's not listed on Swole Patrol's roster. Same goes for steel in Ghost Gaming who is replaced by JamezIRL (their coach). liquipedia.net/counterstrike/Minor_Champ..
2018-10-31 11:16
spam this smile to help jamezirl
2018-10-31 12:59
lol these teams are so bad compared to eu quals
2018-10-31 09:57
#26
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Denmark Zorrondo 
+1
2018-10-31 11:19
+1 it's a fucking joke
2018-10-31 12:18
#18
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Sweden TXSHIRX 
No Liquid no fun
2018-10-31 10:23
#21
FalleN | 
Brazil Corega 
But wait
2018-10-31 11:13
#25
g0d | 
Brazil L4x @.@ 
Liquid already qualified for the main event
2018-10-31 11:17
lol
2018-10-31 11:49
#49
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Sweden TXSHIRX 
Lol my bad
2018-10-31 21:10
#19
kassad | 
Serbia bra1np 
mythic to top30 soon
2018-10-31 10:49
#22
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France TheIntelloBox 
Expected.
2018-10-31 11:13
#23
g0d | 
Brazil L4x @.@ 
Never heard about this martiicsgo
2018-10-31 11:13
Bravado pls
2018-10-31 11:48
#32
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Spain akproxx 
This is fucking joke compare to eu
2018-10-31 12:20
#33
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United States EmperorTrump 
EU Qualifier = legit T2 teams NA Qualifier = T4-T5 teams with couple of T2
2018-10-31 12:22
#40
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Brazil CaioOlive 
And T1
2018-10-31 15:06
#40
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Brazil CaioOlive 
And T1
2018-10-31 15:06
#46
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Brazil ThiagoBuccos 
And T1
2018-10-31 16:23
#51
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Brazil P4uloVisk 
E t1
2018-10-31 21:45
This teams vs EU XD such a yoke
2018-10-31 12:56
#38
Jesus | 
United States BLNDSPT 
This teams vs EU XD such a yoke
2018-10-31 15:01
#37
Jesus | 
United States BLNDSPT 
ez4mythic
2018-10-31 15:00
So EZ 4 trk the brazilian coldzera and NikoM the indonesian NiKo ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wanna buy the best apples in HLTV? call me NOW: 011-1337-APPLE and get an 80% discount on your first 5 kilos!
2018-10-31 15:01
HAHAAH anoche estabas a full en el stream, no sabia que eras de los nuestros, INDONESIAN NIKO lol
2018-10-31 15:59
<3
2018-11-01 03:39
#45
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Italy PiccanteCA 
gang apple
2018-10-31 16:10
AppLe Clan
2018-11-01 03:40
#44
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Argentina Gianigiani2 
I wish team one could do well at minors
2018-10-31 16:09
#47
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Sweden Iveexx 
ahhhh fl0m what a legend<3333
2018-10-31 16:44
#48
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United States xiquo 
mythic stickers incoming
2018-10-31 20:50
#50
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Brazil P4uloVisk 
ez4lg ez4furia ez4teamone ez4bolsonaro niceee lets go
2018-10-31 21:44
ez ghost
2018-10-31 22:04
go t1
2018-11-01 00:04
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