ENCE beat HAVU 2-0 to win ASUS ROG Winter 2019

ENCE bested HAVU in a very close Dust2 (16-14) and a fast second map on Train (16-2) to lift the ASUS ROG Winter 2019 trophy in Helsinki.

Following victories over SJ and ALTERNATE aTTaX in the semi-finals, the ASUS ROG final between ENCE and HAVU kicked off on Dust2 with a B rush from HAVU that gave them the first round of the match. AKs and MAC-10s in hand, HAVU followed it up as ENCE tried to push mid to no avail. It was finally the following round, with a full stack of M4s and an AWP, that the CTs were able to get on the board.

Quickly, ENCE took charge of proceedings, as they grabbed on to the lead for the first time after making quick work of a forcebuy play on A. After losing six in a row, HAVU were finally able to pull off an A play to plant the bomb on the back of an opening frag from Aaro "hoody" Peltokangas to go on and take a round. They then followed it up with Olli "sLowi" Pitkänen and Samuli "Twixie" Herrala again opening up the A site from long, bringing it back to within two, 4-6.

ENCE’s grip on the half quickly started to slip as HAVU, with the 16-year-old Twixie at the helm, were able to bring it to a tie before the last round. It was then hoody who opened the round and Petteri "peku" Jaakkola trading him to seal the A execute to take the lead into the half.

It was smooth sailing for ENCE on Train

HAVU maintained the lead with a clean defense, and won the anti-eco, which they followed up despite lesser weapons in large part thanks to a big B defense by sLowi with an SSG08. On the CT side it was peku who was shining with over 100 ADR after 22 rounds, but his antics weren’t enough to stop ENCE, who had started to chain some rounds of their own together, from making it to 10-12.

Bringing it back to a tie, 12-12, heading into the final stretch of the first map of the series, ENCE had all of the momentum—as well as the economy—on their side, but it wasn’t until the last round of regulation that Aleksi "allu" Jalli & co. were finally able to close it out.

HAVU kept it close on their map pick, Dust2

ENCE kicked Train off, their map pick, with an A play on the offense, planting and defending the bomb to take the first round. With the wind in their sails, ENCE quickly set the pace despite being on the harder of the two sides, taking a 4-0 lead. On the fifth round, Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen was the first to go down, and his teammates crumbled behind him as HAVU were able to capitalize on the 5vs4 superiority.

Doubles by Jani "Aerial" Jussila and allu put ENCE back in the driver’s seat, however, as they reset the CTs and kept steamrolling over their opposition. A triple by hoody gave HAVU the second, making it 2-6. Without another big play to follow it up, a double entry by Sami "xseveN" Laasanen on two CTs pushing Main followed by a triple by Aerial kept their team far ahead. Nothing could stop ENCE, who had HAVU eating out of the palm of their hand, as they went on to close out the first half 13-2.

After the teams switched sides, it was up to HAVU to win the pistol round if they wanted to keep the final alive, but they were unable to do it after losing a 4vs5 afterplant situation on B. The #14 team in the world, ENCE, were finally able to wrap things up, 16-2, to close out the final and lift the trophy.

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 ENCE K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalliallu 44 - 27 +17 97.0 1.50
Finland Jani 'Aerial' JussilaAerial 41 - 27 +14 80.8 1.37
Finland Sami 'xseveN' LaasanenxseveN 37 - 27 +10 78.7 1.28
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salosergej 32 - 31 +1 67.9 1.06
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' VirolainenAleksib 22 - 29 -7 65.3 0.92
 HAVU K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Finland Petteri 'peku' Jaakkolapeku 36 - 35 +1 81.7 1.01
Finland Samuli 'Twixie' HerralaTwixie 32 - 33 -1 74.0 0.91
Finland Olli 'sLowi' PitkänensLowi 29 - 36 -7 73.5 0.86
Finland Aaro 'hoody' Peltokangashoody 26 - 35 -9 58.0 0.76
Finland Lasse 'ZOREE' UronenZOREE 18 - 37 -19 55.6 0.62

The ASUS ROG Winter 2019 final standings are:

1. Finland ENCE - $7,950
2. Finland HAVU -$4,250
3. Finland SJ - $2,000
4. Germany ALTERNATE aTTaX
5-6. Finland TORI
5-6. Finland repskops

Finland Petteri 'peku' Jaakkola
Petteri 'peku' Jaakkola
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.86
Maps played:
128
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.74
APR:
0.13
Finland Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
533
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Finland Samuli 'Twixie' Herrala
Samuli 'Twixie' Herrala
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
350
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Finland Sami 'xseveN' Laasanen
Sami 'xseveN' Laasanen
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
870
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Finland Aaro 'hoody' Peltokangas
Aaro 'hoody' Peltokangas
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
371
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1391
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Finland Olli 'sLowi' Pitkänen
Olli 'sLowi' Pitkänen
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
591
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
588
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.18
#1
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Denmark BRCSLUL 
gg
2019-02-02 22:58
#8
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United Kingdom Penguin5 
Ence > All EZ4ENCE
2019-02-02 22:59
+1
2019-02-03 10:30
+1
2019-02-03 16:19
#13
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Sweden Unluko 
F5
2019-02-02 22:59
#43
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Austria itsdavvid 
expectedest
2019-02-03 00:16
What a sad nerd you are. Worthless fag always being 2nd, imagine being worse than Liquid, yikes. #thecryisfree
2019-02-03 01:17
+1 OMEGALUL
2019-02-03 02:06
He's an m16r fan, what do u expect
2019-02-03 07:52
#90
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Sweden Unluko 
You reply to me but not the mibr haters who F5 hltv every day to get 1st post but eventually removed by the administrations?
2019-02-03 10:11
#96
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Sweden Unluko 
+1
2019-02-03 11:06
F5 nerd kid no life,nt
2019-02-02 23:09
Are u north fan?
2019-02-02 23:55
#48
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Sweden Unluko 
I agree!
2019-02-03 00:36
#70
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Russia Islademuerto 
Funny thing is that a finish tournament taking place in june would still be called winter
2019-02-03 08:01
#2
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Norway Alexed 
Ez4ence
2019-02-02 22:58
ez4ence
2019-02-02 22:58
GodAllu mvp
2019-02-03 06:34
#4
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Turkey Slapdash 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-02 22:58
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-02 22:59
#7
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Finland eMBeJaana 
not expected
2019-02-02 22:59
#9
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Finland VekE 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-02 22:59
ENCEEZ4
2019-02-02 22:59
#11
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Brazil BrasCubas 
EZ
2019-02-02 22:59
It's just so EZ4ENCE
2019-02-02 22:59
#14
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Kazakhstan bjornzz 
ez4ence
2019-02-02 23:00
#15
Simple | 
Mexico Ch4vez 
SO EZ
2019-02-02 23:00
Ez4ence
2019-02-02 23:00
#18
Zeus | 
Finland Olter 
dog ulla
2019-02-02 23:05
I see what you did there
2019-02-03 07:52
god Allu is back
2019-02-02 23:06
#20
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Finland Kuiva_Simo 
Gg bois. Hope to see Havu go big at some point too!
2019-02-02 23:06
Ez4tier50Tourney
2019-02-02 23:08
#26
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Finland Alko^ 
2019-02-02 23:16
g2 lmao still france 2 major.. :))))
2019-02-02 23:19
#30
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Finland Alko^ 
still ENCE > any french team
2019-02-02 23:21
nop ZywOo >>> finland
2019-02-02 23:23
#32
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Finland Alko^ 
2019-02-02 23:24
haha good bait bro... its like comparing s1mple and allu XdD
2019-02-02 23:43
#39
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Finland Alko^ 
comparing s1mple and allu is like comparing me and you.
2019-02-03 00:02
axaxaxaxaxaxa +1
2019-02-03 00:06
+1
2019-02-03 00:16
0/8
2019-02-03 00:06
GG
2019-02-02 23:13
#24
Xyp9x | 
Brazil Jeanzera 
Ez4Ence
2019-02-02 23:13
Ence looks scary sometimes. Can't wait for the major qualifier
2019-02-02 23:16
#27
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Norway AndersBreivik 
ez 4 ENCE
2019-02-02 23:16
saatana perkele 4 ENCE
2019-02-02 23:17
#33
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United States SilveryoHD 
ez 4 ence
2019-02-02 23:34
ALLUGOD
2019-02-02 23:45
LOL, played for chump change...but still... ez4ence :)
2019-02-02 23:47
yes, I think event for them was more just for marketing, sponsors and stuff like this, it is held in biggest lan party in finland anyway (tho I guess summer version is actually bigger thing thinking about it xddd...)
2019-02-02 23:55
Ez4ence
2019-02-03 00:12
#45
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United States Trump2020KAG 
Damn. PAYDAY for ence.
2019-02-03 00:21
#46
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Argentina RiverPlate 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 00:23
#49
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Panama Cyain10 
2EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 00:40
#50
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Finland Smoonah 
beyond 2EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 00:43
#51
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Ukraine zCainee 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 00:57
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 01:01
Ez4ENCE
2019-02-03 01:07
nice Allu
2019-02-03 01:16
#56
shox | 
France KR1MEZ 
GOD ALLU
2019-02-03 01:38
#57
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China teguP 
there was a tournament?
2019-02-03 01:49
gg
2019-02-03 01:51
easy
2019-02-03 01:59
ence smurfing for some dollars
2019-02-03 02:33
So ENCE is the best team in Finland now?
2019-02-03 02:41
no havu is this was an upset
2019-02-03 02:49
#92
RapeN | 
Finland ENCEL 
in world*
2019-02-03 10:42
#64
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China yry666233 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 04:27
#65
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Europe unlukomaluko 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 05:44
ez for professional eSports organization ENCE E-sports containing of AWPer Aleksi "Allu" Jalli, ingame leader Mikko "xartE" Välimaa, rifler Miikka "suNny" Kemppi, allround player Juho "Juhob" Lampinen & the mad fragger Tom "stonde" Glad from the finnish eSports organization ENCE e-sports from the nordic country Finland.
2019-02-03 06:00
#102
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Indonesia v1ctin 
-1 what kind of shitty old copypasta is that, movr on with the times mate
2019-02-03 14:39
#71
shox | 
India iejesus 
EZ4ENCE EZ4GODALLU
2019-02-03 08:19
Allu will rek Niko this major.
2019-02-03 08:21
nice tier1 event xddd
2019-02-03 09:27
So much hate from noscener
2019-02-03 11:56
#93
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African Union mikecool 
ENCE4EZ nuff said
2019-02-03 10:44
#94
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Russia Razor_88 
EZ4Ence allu ASUS ROG joelZonlan
2019-02-03 10:53
ecpected
2019-02-03 11:16
EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 11:32
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 14:14
#103
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United States ChrisBrown 
gg ence
2019-02-03 14:40
#104
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Finland EdiEz 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 14:50
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 15:09
#107
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Vietnam DiamondTohka 
44-27, my god allu what the fuck are these numbers
2019-02-03 15:35
#109
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Norway PeteZz 
Tier 7. Congrats
2019-02-03 19:33
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-03 23:09
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