Vitality to Atlanta playoffs over Rogue

Vitality beat Rogue in two maps (Nuke 16-5, Overpass 16-10) to advance to the playoffs at DreamHack Open Atlanta.

Vitality were the first to get out of the gate on Nuke, taking a three-round lead on the attacking side after Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut won a 1vs2 clutch in the pistol round.

Rogue were able to get on the board on the first gun round, but were then reset as Dan "apEX" Madesclaire and Cédric "RpK" Guipouy shredded through the defense the following round. The French team then further increased their lead against pistols, 5-1, starting to run away with the half.

After going down 1-7, Rogue were finally able to bring it back as both teams traded rounds and the American-European team were able to chain the last three together to go 6-9 at the switch. After that, however, it was the Vitality show, as Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt’s side won the pistol round and put up the wall, not giving a single round in a 16-6 map.

Happy & co. move on the playoffs in Atlanta

The second map started like the first, with Vitality taking the pistol round and the two following before losing the first gun round. They then, once again, reset Rogue, and started with a 5-1 lead after winning an anti-eco.

The rest of the half quickly turned, however, as Rogue went on a completely dominant display to take nine rounds in a row as Hunter "SicK" Mims and Ricardo "Rickeh" Mulholland shone on the defense.

The second half saw Vitality once again win the pistol round and win against the forcebuy and the eco. The French side easily then slid into a groove, once again proving the dominant side of the defense as Rogue were unable to break through and quickly lost the lead. Without giving up a single round, Vitality sealed the deal, 16-10, to clinch the last spot in the playoffs.

Matchpage
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Overpass
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 Rogue K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Australia Ricardo 'Rickeh' MulhollandRickeh 29 - 40 -11 75.1 0.87
United States Spencer 'Hiko' MartinHiko 26 - 34 -8 72.3 0.86
United States Hunter 'SicK' MimsSicK 32 - 33 -1 60.6 0.85
United States Daniel 'vice' Kimvice 24 - 34 -10 63.8 0.76
Denmark Mathias 'MSL' LauridsenMSL 23 - 39 -16 55.4 0.64
 Vitality K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
France Mathieu 'ZywOo' HerbautZywOo 44 - 28 +16 104.7 1.58
France Cédric 'RpK' GuipouyRpK 41 - 27 +14 93.4 1.48
France Nathan 'NBK-' SchmittNBK- 45 - 29 +16 86.3 1.39
France Dan 'apEX' MadesclaireapEX 29 - 29 0 59.4 0.97
France Vincent 'Happy' SchopenhauerHappy 21 - 21 0 57.8 0.93
France Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1635
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
France Cédric 'RpK' Guipouy
Cédric 'RpK' Guipouy
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1182
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
France Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.31
Maps played:
482
KPR:
0.88
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Australia Ricardo 'Rickeh' Mulholland
Ricardo 'Rickeh' Mulholland
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
557
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.13
United States Hunter 'SicK' Mims
Hunter 'SicK' Mims
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
734
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
France Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1469
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
tier 5 EU > tier 1 NA
2018-11-18 00:58
That’s cool
2018-11-18 00:59
#11
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United States hleev4 
lol how is rogue tier 1?
2018-11-18 01:00
#22
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Poland Aloes 
they are top 3 in USA
2018-11-18 01:05
#36
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United States hleev4 
ok, and vitality is top 3 in France, what's ur point
2018-11-18 01:36
Roasted xD
2018-11-18 01:42
ahaah XD
2018-11-18 02:55
R u m16r bro?
2018-11-18 06:35
#78
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Indonesia Astranesia 
savage + fact +1
2018-11-18 08:11
#79
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United States YankeeM 
France is not whole Europe.
2018-11-18 08:44
#87
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Czech Republic fnx_2_majors 
+1 EU is as big as Na
2018-11-18 10:01
#88
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United Kingdom Jeremy_Kyle 
rip
2018-11-18 10:04
#95
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Poland Aloes 
USA scene is almost NA, France scene is small part of EU
2018-11-18 12:36
#97
flusha | 
Sweden Subraia 
Tell me how is rouge top 3 in America? you forget about liquid, c9, comp, Nrg, ghost?
2018-11-18 13:47
#99
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Netherlands pewpeww 
We compare USA with EU, not USA with a specific EU country..
2018-11-18 14:09
No you compare USA with another specific country, you compare NA with EU.
2018-11-18 17:47
#112
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Netherlands pewpeww 
You are right, I meant to say NA
2018-11-18 18:22
Only thing i can agree with from u
2018-11-18 01:00
#1 fan strikes again <3
2018-11-18 01:02
I love u Bro <3333
2018-11-18 01:20
#14
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United States Festive_ 
how is vitality tier 5 EU? They have 2 major winners in the team and two other extremely successful players as well as a young super star. It’s just a new team.
2018-11-18 01:01
+1
2018-11-18 01:05
By that logic Gambit is a t1 team .... Vitality has been playing t5 teams and loosing as well. Rogue isn't t1 NA though, plenty of better teams in NA.
2018-11-18 01:10
#34
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United States Festive_ 
gambit is a tier 5 team because they haven’t been able to have consistentky good results since pgl krakow. vitality formed as a team 2 months ago and this is their first lan ever. we really can’t judge them
2018-11-18 01:28
#68
NBK- | 
South Africa nimmaJ 
By what logic? He never mentioned tier 1 teams. All he said is that they arent t5 which is obviously true. They just smashed a tier 3 team
2018-11-18 05:53
#29
Twistzz | 
Estonia dev2ce 
"They have 2 major winners in the team and two other extremely successful players" That doesn't mean shit. proof: see GeT_RiGhT, karrigan, Edward, pronax, Xizt, byali, Snax, TaZ, pashaBiceps, and neo.
2018-11-18 01:12
#45
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United States Festive_ 
i’m not sure what your point is arguing but if you’re using get_right, karrigan, xist, and edward as examples of bad players that’s not accurate at all. also vp players have been on a downward decline for 2 years, same with pronax. exactly the same with all of their teams
2018-11-18 02:04
#47
Twistzz | 
Estonia dev2ce 
Achievements are irrelevant in deciding a player's individual skill.
2018-11-18 02:24
#50
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United States Festive_ 
that’s just false. yes there are some players who are skilled who haven’t gotten achievements for various reasons but they’re rare. if someone wins a big event they’re skilled. that can be in support, decision making, leadership etc. not just aim
2018-11-18 02:26
#57
Twistzz | 
Estonia dev2ce 
"if someone wins a big event they’re skilled. that can be in support, decision making, leadership etc. not just aim" Wow, so Fifflaren in 2014 was skilled?
2018-11-18 03:50
#60
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Philippines sirpj21 
He is skilled just that he didn't adjust too well in csgo. Just like markeloff he was the most dominating cs1.6 awper on it's dying years and well where is he now? Fifflaren just gave up too soon and i can't blame him for that, the csgo community is full of toxicity.
2018-11-18 04:17
#67
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United States Festive_ 
again, people fall off over time. 3 months isn’t time to consider nbk apex rpk and happy tier 5
2018-11-18 05:42
#100
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Netherlands pewpeww 
It has been a lot longer since they achieved something, you are talking as if they were still relevant 3 months ago, which isn't even nearly true. They sucked in G2, and before that they sucked in envyus, now they suck in vitality, no difference. Happy and RPK are never going to get back to good levels again, just kick these washed up players already..
2018-11-18 14:13
#116
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United States Festive_ 
well they just won. they also nearly beat NaVi during their 4 tournament win streak
2018-11-19 14:48
#117
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Netherlands pewpeww 
yeah they won this event, watched the final, was looking good. Hope they will continue like this, but doubt that, happy and RPK do not seem like permanent parts of this team. I wish them all the best :)
2018-11-19 15:24
#119
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United States Festive_ 
we’ll see. you never know
2018-11-19 15:55
#102
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Brazil de_lite 
imagine having a brain this small and continuing to argue
2018-11-18 14:36
#115
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United States Festive_ 
nice argument. really appreciate your contribution.
2018-11-19 14:47
#118
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Netherlands pewpeww 
Imagine having nothing to add to a discussion so you just result to pity insults
2018-11-19 15:24
"3 months isn’t time to consider nbk apex rpk and happy tier 5" sure but rpk and happy has been shit for more than a year lmao
2018-11-18 16:12
#114
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United States Festive_ 
not tier 5... they had a pro league spot not long ago and nearly beat NaVi in the spring
2018-11-19 14:46
#69
NBK- | 
South Africa nimmaJ 
NiP declined after fifflaren retired All the players on NiP valued him as a teammate and friend
2018-11-18 05:55
Correction: if someone has won an event in the past they were skilled at that time, but aren’t necessarily now. Wayne Rooney won the premier league 5 times and the champions league once. His past achievements don’t now make DC United a tier 1 team globally.
2018-11-18 11:02
+1
2018-11-18 16:02
#113
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United States Festive_ 
that’s what i’m saying though. they were skilled at the time but one doesn’t lose that overnight. it happens over time
2018-11-19 14:45
Well by most people’s standards tiers of teams in cs are determined by performance in tournaments, weighted by the level of competition, and over a period of time. Imo a tier 1 team is one that has consistently reached playoffs of majors over a year or so. I’ve only ever seen you determine the tier system by the lifetime career achievements of teams players.
2018-11-19 18:27
#121
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United States Festive_ 
i agree, but when you have a team like Vitality who had prior to this never been to a LAN you would resort to previous achievements and skill sets on the team. Also I did say Gambit wasn’t tier one because they hadn’t been consistent in literally a full year.
2018-11-22 00:05
#59
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United Kingdom gillschlossen 
karrigan has never won a major
2018-11-18 04:09
#61
Twistzz | 
Estonia dev2ce 
""They have 2 major winners in the team and two other extremely successful players" ""They have...two other extremely successful players" Make sure to read before you reply.
2018-11-18 04:23
ok sure, but it would be easier to tell if he wasnt literally the only one on the list that hasnt won a major
2018-11-18 18:10
true, dont forget about my man ed tho.
2018-11-18 18:11
i thought you were also including 1.6 majors, because all the others except pronax and xizt have won 1.6 majors
2018-11-18 18:14
lol
2018-11-18 18:20
#37
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Norway PeteZz 
3 major winners*
2018-11-18 01:38
Losing to IDISBALANCE xaxaxaxaxa
2018-11-18 09:48
#17
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France J0riS 
How is vitality tier 5 ?
2018-11-18 01:02
This guy thinks so because vitality aren’t in pro league or ecs but they are still better than g2.
2018-11-18 01:07
all NA teams are made of 1 random good fragger with 4 bots and low strats
2018-11-18 01:03
so like mibr just with 4 bots instead of 5?
2018-11-18 01:03
mibr only have 2 bots from NA and its to proud to kick them
2018-11-18 01:06
those 2 are the best in the team though
2018-11-18 01:10
kkkkk you are funny
2018-11-18 01:29
#41
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United States hleev4 
mibr < forsaken - word.exe
2018-11-18 01:48
the only reason to hate mibr is because any team will be good as sk
2018-11-18 01:51
Astralis NaVi and liquid are all better
2018-11-18 04:41
#65
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United States AproximateCS 
Eh sk could at least win tourneys back then when liquid never has :p
2018-11-18 04:55
nah, the only reasonwhy this teams look strong is because all the others are trash atm
2018-11-18 05:25
That top 3 is the strongest it’s been since 2015 2017 sk faze astralis 2016 lg/sk everyone else sucked tbh
2018-11-18 06:41
Also Astona Dragons VG NiP 2013 fnatic LDLC NiP 2014 TSM fnatic EnVyUs 2015 Astralis NaVi Liquid all > than sk faze astralis 2017
2018-11-18 06:43
#23
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Finland ENCEL 
Rogue Tier 1 NA? xD
2018-11-18 01:05
#33
blameF | 
Sweden Unluko 
Cry
2018-11-18 01:27
#38
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France |Lasso| 
NA CSGO
2018-11-18 01:40
+1
2018-11-18 03:24
#2
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Slovenia New_username 
nice
2018-11-18 00:58
Ez
2018-11-18 00:58
huh
2018-11-18 00:58
#5
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France Marvelus 
ez 4 Zywoo and VIT
2018-11-18 00:58
#70
BOOBIE | 
United States lybrel 
hard for MSLUL 0/18 T-side 300 IQ IGLmastermind
2018-11-18 06:06
#81
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France Marvelus 
Yes :D
2018-11-18 09:03
#6
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Belgium KileaN 
Gg
2018-11-18 00:59
GodMsl with 0 t side rounds Mastermind indeed
2018-11-18 00:59
Wtf how is that even possible.. time to retire
2018-11-18 02:26
#8
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France 2Ez4MaBoyZ 
was ezzzzz
2018-11-18 00:59
#10
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United Kingdom Fizzhaz 
msl man step uppp
2018-11-18 00:59
#13
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Finland Raffe_ 
Ah good to see the og french boys doing some good job at lan and overall :) Zywoo is the french simple
2018-11-18 01:00
#15
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Singapore Blloopy 
Vitality too stronk
2018-11-18 01:02
#20
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Norway Phancy11 
MSLUL
2018-11-18 01:03
#26
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Finland lasarus 
Sad for Hiko.. Vut great new for this French "superteam"
2018-11-18 01:08
NO CADIAN NO LIFE 0 T RAUND EXPECTED....
2018-11-18 01:14
#31
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France Qu0sT 
1.58 ratio, pretty good for an onliner.
2018-11-18 01:15
#40
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Spain loviac 
Kick happy ffs
2018-11-18 01:44
#43
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Malaysia byaIi 
Ma GOD ZYWOO
2018-11-18 01:53
#44
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Indonesia raihanarch14 
Ma boi Herbaut
2018-11-18 01:59
#46
shrek | 
New Zealand is_love 
you need to play the t side to win, rogue
2018-11-18 02:16
BOT MSL
2018-11-18 02:25
#53
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United States Pogromca 
Vitalty wins their first ever tournament? Lol would be cool.
2018-11-18 03:09
MSL lost in NA team.
2018-11-18 03:24
#56
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Finland Smoonah 
hickos haha self apparel nub
2018-11-18 03:26
Fico r u kidding!?
2018-11-18 04:09
#63
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Brazil hugoooo 
Easy 3v5
2018-11-18 04:44
Zywho pogchamp
2018-11-18 04:46
Unexpected.
2018-11-18 06:11
#75
shox | 
India iejesus 
Msl Lul
2018-11-18 07:21
LEGENDARY AWPER Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen 23 - 39 -16 55.4 0.64
2018-11-18 07:42
"ZYWOONLINER" lul
2018-11-18 07:59
#80
k0nfig | 
Denmark strogie 
Biggest upset in the tournament vitality in the playoffs wtf?
2018-11-18 08:57
How vitality could work. - Zywoo onliner + bodyy french talent - Happy baiter + ex6tenz god IGL - NBKiller + shoxie - Rapex + Scream - Rpk tank. + k1o
2018-11-18 09:14
#84
ZywOo | 
Europe PowwneD 
Nt
2018-11-18 09:28
#85
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France nV2015backpls 
How destroy a team
2018-11-18 09:30
nt
2018-11-18 10:21
bad bait 10 years old kid spotted
2018-11-18 11:57
#83
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Germany Gloin 
Solid gameplay by Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut.
2018-11-18 09:19
#90
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Croatia Jack Russell 
Wow, Happy can't even bait into more than 7 frags per map anymore, lmao. Zywoo god
2018-11-18 10:54
Zyw0oGOD
2018-11-18 11:51
Gj
2018-11-18 12:12
#96
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Denmark Xipingu 
“MSL deserves a new chance” “MSL great IGL” “MSL > Astralis” - Worst player this series on Rogue’s team. Lost to Vitality. Yeah, no. Back to the trash can with MSLUL.
2018-11-18 12:53
Happy is the problem
2018-11-18 13:56
#103
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France kNRD^ 
MSLUL is the problem.
2018-11-18 14:41
#104
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China haskell_cg 
glad to see this, they are back boiz
2018-11-18 15:12
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