ENCE move past Windigo into EU Minor playoffs

ENCE have sealed passage to the double-elimination playoffs at the Europe Minor Championship after defeating Windigo 2-0 in Group B's winners' match.

The decider encounter kicked off on Mirage, ENCE's map pick, with the Finnish side taking control of proceedings right from the start. The StarSeries Season 6 champions still made a couple of mistakes - one of them a lost anti-eco that could have given Windigo a footing in the game -, but they were far too hot for the fragile Bulgarian defence to handle for the majority of the half, cruising to an 11-4 lead.

ENCE further added to their lead in the second half after winning a chaotic pistol round. The game was threatening to turn into a lopsided affair, but Windigo proved that they were not out of it and went on an impressive run to bring the deficit to 11-13. Their efforts were in vain, though, as ENCE tightened up their defence to win the last three rounds they needed to run out victorious.

ENCE march on to the playoffs in Katowice

The next game was played on Inferno, ENCE's worst map in the last three months. Many expected to see a struggling Finnish side, but the Nordic side gave a fantastic account of themselves, jumping out to an early lead on the back of some great individual actions by Aleksi "allu" Jalli, who racked up 14 kills in the first six rounds of the game.

Windigo still tried to react, but any round they took was immediately countered with a round by ENCE, who went into the break up 13-2.

ENCE piled more misery on their opponents by winning the pistol round following three entry kills by Jani "Aerial" Jussila on the A site in the pistol round. The Bulgarians would only be able to respond in the 18th round, but at that point the Finnish side were already too far ahead for the CTs to have a real fighting chance.

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Inferno
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 ENCE K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalliallu 46 - 19 +27 94.8 1.61
Finland Jani 'Aerial' JussilaAerial 42 - 28 +14 93.8 1.45
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salosergej 42 - 28 +14 83.3 1.41
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' VirolainenAleksib 35 - 28 +7 93.4 1.34
Finland Sami 'xseveN' LaasanenxseveN 28 - 28 0 65.1 1.11
 Windigo K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Bulgaria Valentin 'poizon' Vasilevpoizon 32 - 34 -2 75.3 0.97
Bulgaria Viktor 'v1c7oR' Dyankovv1c7oR 30 - 40 -10 66.7 0.91
Bulgaria Yanko 'blocker' Panovblocker 27 - 41 -14 74.1 0.80
Bulgaria Georgi 'SHiPZ' GrigorovSHiPZ 22 - 42 -20 59.9 0.72
Bulgaria Kamen 'bubble' Kostadinovbubble 20 - 36 -16 50.0 0.62
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1264
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Finland Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
406
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
#1
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Europe darkencsgo 
Expected
2019-01-16 20:55
GOD ALLU
2019-01-16 20:55
#17
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Austria shaakeh 
yessss
2019-01-16 20:55
#24
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Denmark belikeme 
yes
2019-01-16 20:57
No
2019-01-16 20:58
#27
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Denmark belikeme 
pls
2019-01-16 20:58
Yes
2019-01-16 20:59
#35
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Denmark belikeme 
ty brother
2019-01-16 21:00
#68
allu | 
Canada Lokomo 
EZ for the GOAT of CSGO
2019-01-16 22:18
#85
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Finland FinYuna 
Yes
2019-01-17 06:12
#13
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Austria shaakeh 
expeetti
2019-01-16 20:55
[insert ence copypasta here]
2019-01-16 20:55
#32
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Sweden ConaN007 
EZ
2019-01-16 21:00
#33
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Sweden ConaN007 
4
2019-01-16 21:00
#34
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Sweden ConaN007 
E
2019-01-16 21:00
#37
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Sweden ConaN007 
N
2019-01-16 21:00
#38
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Sweden ConaN007 
C
2019-01-16 21:00
#40
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Sweden ConaN007 
E
2019-01-16 21:01
#78
Zeus | 
Russia Klugervl 
+100
2019-01-17 01:49
ez 4 ence
2019-01-16 20:54
#3
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Faroe Islands LIVING_MEME 
The Red Bull ultra-running athlete Dylan Bowman has been quoted congratulating the Finnish esport team ENCE for a "quick and indeed very easy" victory. "It is not the last time we see the bull of Finland rising above all competition", Bowman has added. We are still awaiting an official response from Aleksi Jalli, as it seems that he has passed away.
2019-01-16 20:57
too ez 4 ence
2019-01-16 20:55
expected
2019-01-16 20:55
#6
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Brazil TikO! 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:55
#7
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France ILimeGreen 
ez4ence
2019-01-16 20:55
#8
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United States MrFornino 
Allu God
2019-01-16 20:55
#9
Ukraine vijbo 
ence stickers lets go i want that monkey at my ak
2019-01-16 20:55
#39
shox | 
Vietnam buai 
its not monkey but i have no idea wtf it is
2019-01-16 21:01
#80
YEKINDAR | 
Russia k3ron 
Probably a frog.
2019-01-17 02:29
#10
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Finland EdiEz 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:55
#12
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Finland Vkims 
Stickeeers
2019-01-16 20:55
#84
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Russia Razor_88 
why u so mad?
2019-01-17 06:03
#87
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Finland Vkims 
mad?
2019-01-17 10:20
#14
allu | 
Sweden Dguyg 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:55
god aalu
2019-01-16 20:55
#18
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Finland eMBeJaana 
helppo
2019-01-16 20:55
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:56
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:56
god allu god sergay
2019-01-16 20:56
#22
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Ukraine TheVodkaGuy 
ENCE vs Astralis Ez Major
2019-01-16 20:56
ez4ence
2019-01-16 20:57
#25
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Finland lasarus 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:58
#28
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France Zywoomeister 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:59
#29
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Romania cyberKiller85 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 20:59
#30
shox | 
Vietnam buai 
GOD Allu
2019-01-16 20:59
#51
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Finland Smoonah 
+1
2019-01-16 21:21
EZ4ENCE KATOWICE MAJOR WIN SOON
2019-01-16 21:00
EZ4ENCE....Allu for Major trophy!!
2019-01-16 21:02
#44
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Israel aequus 
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 21:14
So fkn ez 4 ence
2019-01-16 21:16
#46
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Chile Zzalb 
YESS LETS GOOO ENCE STICKERS PLEASE
2019-01-16 21:18
who the fuck is buying stickers? we have 2019 bro
2019-01-16 21:20
#50
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Finland Smoonah 
i’d buy ence stickers and god allu stickers for my god allu sticker collection
2019-01-16 21:21
edit:i'd waste my money for a dead team and dead player for my dead player sticker collection
2019-01-16 21:23
0/8 kiddo
2019-01-16 21:27
bro im not even kidding..
2019-01-16 21:28
Greece scene? Hello? Finland here. Nice scene in Greece malaka
2019-01-16 22:44
you have no scene too lol
2019-01-17 16:00
we atleast have few pro teams and few very well known cs palyers. Atleast i havent seen any good palyer from Greece. Is there even lans in Greece? i arent think that
2019-01-17 19:04
yes ofc we have lans,i cant see any pro team lol
2019-01-17 23:15
#72
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Finland Smoonah 
cool story greekgodx will try to read it again later
2019-01-16 23:22
ahhahaha so tilted i like it
2019-01-17 16:00
#92
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Finland Smoonah 
haha, think again.
2019-01-17 20:18
#49
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Finland Smoonah 
2ez4ence ENCE top 8 this year too ducking ez
2019-01-16 21:20
#52
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Finland Kuiva_Simo 
Northern lights flash in the sky.. Jk, not gonna do this boiii..!
2019-01-16 21:23
#55
xep | 
Ukraine myasshurts 
Actually EZ4ENCE
2019-01-16 21:24
TORILLE
2019-01-16 21:24
#90
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Finland freps 
Yes
2019-01-17 16:03
Ez for professional Finnish eSports organization ENCE eSports featuring Star AWPer Aleksi "allu" Jalli, IGN Aleksi "aleksib" Virolainen, Rising star Jere "sergej" Salo, All arounder Jani "aerial" Jussila and Support Sami "xseveN" Laasanen.
2019-01-16 21:35
too easy 4 ence
2019-01-16 21:35
Aleksib is tactical genius. He is most know of his signature tactic "going B, but then going A". He also has second little known tactic of " going A, but going A. What a absolute legend. Top 3 IGL 4 sure
2019-01-16 21:36
#64
mixwell | 
Spain loviac 
GOD ALLU
2019-01-16 21:41
This is what happens when allu gets to drink red bull
2019-01-16 21:56
#67
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Norway NoregNik 
ENCE had the easier group. Hope they lose in the Playoffs. Overrated team.
2019-01-16 22:04
#69
Zeus | 
Finland Olter 
Piiska antenni and the boys
2019-01-16 22:36
The Red Bull is fuling GOD ALLU
2019-01-16 22:51
#73
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Finland NUCL3AR 
god allu
2019-01-16 23:57
#74
xartE | 
Finland timppati 
so fkin easy m888
2019-01-16 23:58
#75
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China R1KKA233 
ez
2019-01-17 00:22
#76
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Finland xantaclaus 
Ez4ence
2019-01-17 01:38
Ez4ENCE
2019-01-17 01:41
EZ4ENCE
2019-01-17 02:19
EZ4ENCE perkele
2019-01-17 03:23
GODallu
2019-01-17 03:48
ENCE is making finland cs great again :)
2019-01-17 03:59
#86
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Denmark Xipingu 
GODAllu has returned :D
2019-01-17 06:44
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