North see out ex-SS; mouz eliminate OpTic in Katowice
The Group B elimination game between ex-Space Soldiers and North kicked off on Mirage, with the Danes starting on the CT-side. Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså & company secured the first five rounds, after which Yaman "yam" Ergenekon and Engin "ngiN" Kor got double kills to get their team's first (5-1).
valde kept wreaking havoc with the AUG afterwards, helping his team get three more rounds while he got nine kills in that period (8-1). Ahmet "paz" Karahoca responded with a quad kill in the tenth round but ex-Space Soldiers got reset when they lost a 2vs2 in the following round.
The Danish team finished the first half 12-3 ahead and won the second pistol with a team ace. North closed out the map in the 21st round, winning 16-5.
The series continued on Inferno where Nicklas "gade" Gade got a quad kill in the pistol round to put his T-sided team 1-0 ahead. North were leading 4-1 when ex-Space Soldiers started a seven round streak to make it 8-4.
Casper "cadiaN" Møller and valde clutched a 2vs4 to break the streak. Then, North won a 3vs5 and a 4vs5 to win the final two rounds of the half (8-7). North won six of the first seven rounds in the second half to lead 13-9 and closed out the map with a 16-10 final scoreline. The Danes won the match 2-0 and eliminated ex-Space Soldiers.
|ex-Space Soldiers||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Yaman 'yam' Ergenekonyam||36 - 40||-4||79.8||1.05|
|Buğra 'Calyx' ArkınCalyx||28 - 42||-14||70.0||0.79|
|Ahmet 'paz' Karahocapaz||28 - 41||-13||57.4||0.76|
|Engin 'ngiN' KorngiN||19 - 40||-21||45.2||0.63|
|Engin 'MAJ3R' KüpeliMAJ3R||25 - 39||-14||54.4||0.63|
|North||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Valdemar 'valde' Bjørn Vangsåvalde||56 - 26||+30||109.6||1.73|
|Nicklas 'gade' Gadegade||44 - 28||+16||92.4||1.45|
|Casper 'cadiaN' MøllercadiaN||39 - 28||+11||91.6||1.35|
|Philip 'aizy' Aistrupaizy||41 - 25||+16||74.2||1.26|
|Markus 'Kjaerbye' KjærbyeKjaerbye||22 - 31||-9||56.2||0.85|
OpTic and mousesports squared off in the Group A elimination game and the Danish squad started on the CT-side on Train. Kristian "k0nfig" Wienecke & company won the first two rounds but mousesports replied by taking the following three (3-2).
mousesports could have had a 9-6 lead at halftime but Ismail "refrezh" Ali won a 1vs2 to keep it within one round (8-7). Robin "ropz" Kool was the star in the second pistol as he got a quad kill to make it 9-7. OpTic came back from 11-7 to tie the game at 12-12 and took the lead after winning a 3vs5 (13-12).
Nuke began with the T-sided OpTic taking the pistol round victory thanks to a quad kill by René "cajunb" Borg. After OpTic lost the following three rounds, cajunb showed up once again, this time clutching a 1vs2 to make it 3-2. mousesports extended their lead to 5-2 but couldn’t establish a strong economy as OpTic won five consecutive rounds to go ahead 7-5, eventually winning the half out 8-7.
The second half started with mousesports taking the pistol round, and following it up with four rounds in a row as OpTic was unable to build an economy. The Danes were able to get three rounds in a row to get back into the match, but mousesports bucked the trend and got back to winning ways, making it to 15-11 before closing the second map out, 16-11.
|OpTic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Kristian 'k0nfig' Wieneckek0nfig||41 - 46||-5||84.1||1.02|
|Jakob 'JUGi' HansenJUGi||35 - 41||-6||67.8||0.92|
|Ismail 'refrezh' Alirefrezh||32 - 41||-9||61.5||0.90|
|René 'cajunb' Borgcajunb||31 - 42||-11||66.2||0.86|
|Marco 'Snappi' PfeifferSnappi||30 - 41||-11||58.2||0.81|