Final EU Minor open qualifier reaches end
The final open qualifier for the next Europe Minor Championship has come to an end, with French duo Vitality and LDLC securing tickets to the next stage. Relive the qualifier's biggest moments by going through our live updates.
Day two recap
22:00 : LDLC through to closed qualifier
|LDLC||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|42 - 34||+8||90.8||1.26|
|42 - 28||+14||69.5||1.23|
|41 - 38||+3||90.0||1.19|
|33 - 23||+10||63.2||1.12|
|35 - 35||0||78.3||1.04|
|2019||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|32 - 34||-2||67.8||1.01|
|36 - 37||-1||76.6||0.98|
|33 - 39||-6||66.8||0.88|
|30 - 44||-14||70.8||0.86|
|27 - 39||-12||54.2||0.77|
This means that the final team list for the closed qualifier, scheduled for December 12-13, looks as follows:
21:00 : Vitality secure closed qualifier spot
Vitality have booked the first spot in the closed qualifier after taking down GUNRUNNERS on just two maps. Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut was once again the name on everyone's lips as he topped the scoreboard, ending the first map with a 31-8 score.
|Vitality||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|47 - 18||+29||108.9||1.82|
|40 - 27||+13||96.4||1.50|
|41 - 20||+21||86.7||1.48|
|29 - 25||+4||70.5||1.15|
|28 - 24||+4||65.5||1.06|
|GUNRUNNERS||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|28 - 35||-7||64.3||0.76|
|25 - 36||-11||64.3||0.75|
|21 - 35||-14||59.8||0.71|
|21 - 42||-21||69.4||0.65|
|19 - 37||-18||52.8||0.59|
19:15 : GUNRUNNERS, 2019 through to semi-finals
GUNRUNNERS, who are playing the tournament under the name "Warmup", beat Red Reserve with a strong display from star player David "frozen" Čerňanský, while 2019 squeezed past HAVU in a hard-fought match that went to all 30 rounds.
This means that the semi-final matches are the following:
18:56 : Vitality, LDLC breeze past opposition
LDLC and Vitality are the first two teams through to the semi-finals after easing past average25iqbutheadshots and 3DMAX, respectively, with Cédric "RpK" Guipouy and David "devoduvek" Dobrosavljevic raising eyebrows.
In the next round, Alex "ALEX" McMeekin's side will take on the winner of the match between HAVU and 2019, while the DreamHack Open Atlanta champions will face the team coming out of the match between Red Reserve and GUNRUNNERS.
18:10 : Day two begins
The quarter-final matches are now live. Follow all the action by clicking the links below:
16:00 : Tournament about to resume
We are just two hours away from the kick-off time for the quarter-finals, the final stage to feature a best-of-one format. The teams emerging victorious from this round will progress to the best-of-three semi-finals. You can follow all the action on our match page.
Day one recap
00:30 : Quarter-final matches determined
23:55 : First quarter-finalists determined
iESF champions HAVU edged past Movistar Riders 16-12 in the standout match of the Round of 16. There is now just one ongoing match, pitting SJ against the former Tempo Storm squad, who are playing under the name 2019.
Below you can find the results so far:
3DMAX 16-12 PANTHERS
LDLC 16-14 Copenhagen Flames
HAVU 16-12 Movistar Riders
3DMAX 16-12 PANTHERS
Red Reserve 16-10 Horus
Vitality 16-9 Jordan's Money Crew
GUNRUNNERS 16-12 LeftOut
average25iqbutheadshots 16-9 expert
22:28 : Round of 16 set to start
The fifth round of matches, the last one of the day, is about to start, with a number of mouth-watering clashes. Follow all the action by heading over to our match page.
22:20 : Round 4 results
20:55 : Favourites prevail in Round 3
With only a few matches left to play, Round 3 went according to expectations as most of the favourites progressed to the next round. The exceptions so far are Codewise Unicorns (19th seed), who were hammered 16-3 by Berzerk, and Giants, who were defeated by Nova.Pro.
Below are some of the results from this round:
19:50 : Round 3 set to start
3DMAX vs. madness - mixer.com/IEMKatowiceCSGO
expert vs. Team Kramer - twitch.tv/esl_99damage
Izako Boars vs. Gravity - twitch.tv/esl_csgo_pl
Vitality vs. PSIHOAKTIV - twitch.tv/esl_csgo_fr2
Chaos vs. OFFSET - twitch.tv/esl_fraglider
Giants vs. Nova.Pro - twitch.tv/esl_moreira
PANTHERS vs. Lyngby Vikings - twitch.tv/esl_99damage1
19:40 : PACT eliminated in Round 2
Below you can find the first notable results from Round 2:
19:10 : Big names enter the fray
With the first round done and dusted, the seeded teams will now join in on the action. Follow some of the key matches by clicking the links below:
Giants vs. oksuuc - https://www.twitch.tv/esl_csgo_es
Vitality vs. Headex - https://www.twitch.tv/esl_csgo_fr2
PACT vs. Warmup - https://www.twitch.tv/esl_csgo_pl
PANTHERS vs. MIX_FTW - https://twitch.tv/esl_99damage1
expert vs. AGAiN - https://www.twitch.tv/esl_99damage
18:00 : Bracket unveiled
Below you can find some of the notable sides who will be taking part in the qualifier:
16:45 : ScreaM to skip qualifier
16:42 : ALTERNATE aTTaX pull out of qualifier
On his Twitter page, ALTERNATE aTTaX captain Nicolai "HUNDEN" Petersen has announced that his team will not be taking part in the qualifier as they will be focusing on fixing the team's line-up issues.