ENCE eliminate G2; move on to 2-2 pool

ENCE survive in Katowice to move on to the 2-2 pool after beating G2 on Dust2, 19-17, and Mirage, 16-10.

G2 kicked Dust2 off winning the pistol round on the attacking side, but after winning the anti-eco, they were unable to defende a plant on A as ENCE retook to get on the board. The Frenchmen were then able to plant once again after reaching the A site through Short on an eco, but the site was once again retaken to bring it to 2-2.

G2 then took the lead, 5-2, but quad-kills by Sami "xseveN" Laasanen, Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen, and Jani "Aerial" Jussila in back-to-back rounds put the match back at a stalemate. With the momentum on their side, the Finns went on to close the half out in the lead, 9-6.

Doubles by Richard "shox" Papillon and Lucas "Lucky" Chastang following an opener by Kenny "kennyS" Schrub stopped a B push by ENCE in the second pistol round, and won the following anti-eco, but once guns came out it was the Finns who got two of their own. G2, the favorites on the map, then tied it up, 11-11, but they were unable to take the lead as ENCE started to run away with the map late in the half, making it to match point, but a final sprint by the French team winning four rounds brought it to overtime.

Aerial then won a clutch round for his team, killing two and planting before stalling Lucky long enough for the bomb to go off. The two teams then traded rounds, with ENCE going to the second half ahead, 17-16. The Finns then got to match point after trading the first two rounds of the second half, closing it out 19-17 following a triple by Aleksi "allu" Jalli.

Aleksib had a stellar performance in the series

ENCE won the first pistol round on Mirage with a play on A as Aleksib got three kills to stop G2’s retake attempt. G2 got on the board with the weapon superiority in the first gun round, but ENCE then got the following to start to put some ground between the two teams after several successful attacks.

ENCE then took a 7-1 lead before G2 could retaliate, and then instantly reset the French side to keep the momentum. It was finally late in the half, with Audric "JaCkz" Jug spearheading the scoreboard, that G2 were able to get some rounds on the board, to make it 5-10.

A full house by allu and Jere "sergej" Salo gave ENCE the second pistol round of the map, who were able to win the anti-eco, but when guns came into play it was G2 who started to mount a comeback making it 9-12, but it was not enough as the Finns retook control of the match and got to match point,15-10, before going on to close it out to move on to the next round of the Swiss stage.

Matchpage
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23rd February 2019
France
19
Dust2
17
16
Mirage
10
 ENCE K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' VirolainenAleksib 63 - 39 +24 107.5 1.60
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalliallu 42 - 38 +4 75.7 1.16
Finland Jani 'Aerial' JussilaAerial 42 - 43 -1 74.0 1.08
Finland Sami 'xseveN' LaasanenxseveN 37 - 36 +1 65.7 1.00
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salosergej 35 - 41 -6 64.6 0.91
 G2 K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
France Audric 'JaCkz' JugJaCkz 51 - 46 +5 90.4 1.12
France Lucas 'Lucky' ChastangLucky 38 - 36 +2 63.9 0.94
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianarobodyy 34 - 40 -6 71.2 0.92
France Richard 'shox' Papillonshox 39 - 50 -11 70.6 0.86
France Kenny 'kennyS' SchrubkennyS 35 - 47 -12 61.1 0.78
The New Legends stage
3W - 0L
1W - 3L
0W - 3L
Finland Sami 'xseveN' Laasanen
Sami 'xseveN' Laasanen
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
875
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1396
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
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
France Lucas 'Lucky' Chastang
Lucas 'Lucky' Chastang
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
539
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
France Richard 'shox' Papillon
Richard 'shox' Papillon
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1580
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salo
Jere 'sergej' Salo
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
534
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.15
France Audric 'JaCkz' Jug
Audric 'JaCkz' Jug
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
628
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Finland Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
538
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
France Kenny 'kennyS' Schrub
Kenny 'kennyS' Schrub
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
1589
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.11
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:26
KennyS? More like Kenny Ass!
2019-02-23 15:39
rekt 😎
2019-02-23 15:39
#3
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Bosnia and Herzegovina VeryColdGuy 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:26
#4
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Estonia sux3ss 
#EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:26
#5
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India Tritium 
Ez
2019-02-23 15:26
#7
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Slovenia New_username 
Oof
2019-02-23 15:26
#8
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Austria P0w3RfuL 
Astralis champs in Katowice
2019-02-23 15:26
Fack
2019-02-23 15:26
#12
NAF | 
Korea kagurafly 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:26
#16
NAF | 
Korea kagurafly 
SIT DOWN G2 FANS LUL
2019-02-23 15:26
AlluGod
2019-02-23 15:26
#46
kioShiMa | 
Europe sejtn 
And as usual Kennybot :D
2019-02-23 15:29
#14
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Ukraine w1nth 
Jesus Christ, G2 breaking new lows.....
2019-02-23 15:26
not really tbh, they havent made playoffs in like 4 majors now? Just a shit team.
2019-02-24 11:42
#15
s1mple | 
India S1ayR 
G2 throwing ez
2019-02-23 15:27
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:26
#18
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China Alar1c 
kennyS stay strong
2019-02-23 15:26
#20
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Turkey leame 
pls faze and ence get eliminated so only %10 of people will done pickem
2019-02-23 15:27
#21
Twistzz | 
Finland xaeg 
EZ4ENCE Nuori osuja osuu
2019-02-23 15:27
#23
Aleksib | 
Finland Mitzu 
Aleksib red eyes, 30 bombs twice a row, coincidence or 420? Kappakeepo
2019-02-23 15:28
just thinkinks the strats too much, first we go a then b
2019-02-23 15:28
#89
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Brazil vinett_ 
Green Power
2019-02-23 15:57
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:27
who is ence playing next ?
2019-02-23 15:27
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:27
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:27
#29
valde | 
Finland Juvi 
YEs
2019-02-23 15:27
#30
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Europe b7ack0ut 
ez
2019-02-23 15:27
#31
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United Kingdom EKersh 
stale bagel
2019-02-23 15:27
Aleksib god
2019-02-23 15:27
ez4e !
2019-02-23 15:29
#38
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Lithuania SH4NKER 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:29
#40
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Finland JJove 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:29
#42
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Europe Skraj 
kennyS 0.78 rating rofl
2019-02-23 15:29
KENNYS OVERRATED SHOX OUTDATED LONG HAVE WE WAITED G2 ELIMINATED
2019-02-23 15:29
So sad for G2 go home, I feel heartbreak when I saw kennys face after the match, he and shox did not perform very well on Mirage as well as they lost their best Map on Dust 2
2019-02-23 15:29
Shox is so shit... Someone plz remove him from lineup
2019-02-23 15:29
#133
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Serbia Venna 
He was so usless on ct side of dust 2. Ez free kill for ence 4 times in a raw...
2019-02-24 02:03
Baguettes LUL
2019-02-23 15:30
Hoping ence play faze tomorrow so no matter who wins, I get my last pickem
2019-02-23 15:30
#65
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Europe lalt 
I think FaZe and ENCE has top2 elo of remaining teams so they can't be drawn against each other. Not sure though because ESL is hiding them.
2019-02-23 15:40
I'm pretty sure the match will be NiP - ENCE, if HR and FaZe win their matches
2019-02-23 15:50
Yeah you know I thought about that after posting, not that it's be nip against either of my 2 teams but that since they are both from the 1-2 pool, they prob wouldn't be marched together in the 2-2 games
2019-02-23 15:52
Sorry, it will be Avangar
2019-02-23 15:54
#50
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Finland J3bediah 
Wow kennys is trash
2019-02-23 15:31
Chuckyy on suicide watch lul
2019-02-23 15:32
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:33
g2 disband
2019-02-23 15:34
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:34
#55
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Finland Faust_fSt 
Imagine people saying G2 wins D2, without even giving it any thought :D
2019-02-23 15:35
If ence plays faze or c9 tomorrow my pickem saved
2019-02-23 15:35
#57
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Panama Cyain10 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:36
#58
GuardiaN | 
India appi 
E
2019-02-23 15:36
no
2019-02-23 15:40
#59
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Finland skroudi 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 15:36
Also lol people talk about ANGE1 and gla1ve being a fragging IGL.... dude, Aleksib is basically their star??
2019-02-23 15:37
+1
2019-02-23 15:46
#95
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Finland tetuan 
Happens alot for IGLs that are not horrible at aiming. (Glaive, gob b, aleksib) they get boost to their stats from the antistratting.
2019-02-23 16:03
True, however the stereotype and most common case is that they are generally lacking in the fragging ability department
2019-02-23 16:13
#110
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Finland tetuan 
Some have bad aim, some have bad stats because they focus on leading team mid round and some lead by making plays. Lately we see more and more of the playmaking with players like glaive and aleksib.
2019-02-23 16:49
Yeah agreed
2019-02-23 17:05
Aleksib doesnt usually frag that much, allu aerial and sergej gets more frags than him normally.
2019-02-24 00:21
Recently though, he has been performing well
2019-02-24 10:11
What can we say... just as always EZENCE
2019-02-23 15:37
EZ4ENCE GOD ALLU
2019-02-23 15:41
#68
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Reunion kolgab 
so ENCE play against C9 or AVANGAR if FaZe beat coL! right?
2019-02-23 15:45
ence play avangar cuz faze already played them. Also if HR wins C9 that messes up all match ups cuz they played vs so many of these teams already and avangar also can't play faze so then it is ence - nip :D...
2019-02-23 15:50
kenny and shox bottomfrag xaxa
2019-02-23 15:45
#80
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Turkey Diveland 
french cs rip
2019-02-23 15:53
#70
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Canada mandydingo 
Pls Ence don't face NIP. That game would be too hard to watch.
2019-02-23 15:45
#73
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Reunion kolgab 
ENCE are the 2. highest (if FaZe go to the next round) seed so they have 0 chance to play with NiP :D
2019-02-23 15:47
#81
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Finland tetuan 
I thought Ence plays NiP if HR wins C9?
2019-02-23 15:55
#75
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Hungary HunsOrdkazakh 
G2 NT gg
2019-02-23 15:47
#77
Dosia | 
Denmark DRSEXY 
ez for god allu
2019-02-23 15:51
#82
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Georgia Fatal Fighter 
ENCE vs NiP now right?
2019-02-23 15:54
#84
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Finland tetuan 
Only if HR wins C9. Otherwise Avangar (or col if faze loses).
2019-02-23 15:56
Thanks, yea I assumed that faze and hr gonna win today.
2019-02-23 16:10
I hope ENCE destroys NIP! Allu's revenge!
2019-02-23 16:08
same, hoping for ENCE
2019-02-23 16:09
No fucking sweds on this major! I like when they cry posting shits like: ''Is CS GO dead?'' - Just because their team sucks right now! They hope for 2014 and 2015 to come back again! =D
2019-02-23 16:13
lmao
2019-02-23 16:24
#117
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Netherlands HetIsPatat 
TBH, I think it's sad. CS has always been a game (20!!! years) where Swedes were top 2/3, not just 2014/2015.
2019-02-23 17:09
Sad why? They where good at this because there was not a real competition! It was all about EU scene they played! NA was weak as fuck and BR didn't had any tournament to prove themselves! Now CS GO is proving to be a global game! Even Asia and Australia is showing up nowadays! Now this is really good. Now sweden is facing other good regions and they are losing! Other places deserve to be in the high level aswell!
2019-02-24 20:21
#138
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Netherlands HetIsPatat 
"They where good at this because there was not a real competition!" Really? For almost 20 years there was not a real competition? Are you serious?
2019-02-24 20:31
I'm comparing to the whole world! They competed only against other excellent European teams! That's what I meant!
2019-02-24 20:33
Now other regions around the word are facing them on a high level. That is why it's more difficult now! The power is now spread! Not just in on hand anymore!
2019-02-24 20:36
#85
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
ez Aleksibeast
2019-02-23 15:55
#86
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United States Trump2020KAG 
G2 look so bad. They need a overhaul with players again.
2019-02-23 15:55
#91
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Finland tetuan 
I think shox and kennys are the problem. Their teams lack structure.
2019-02-23 15:57
#94
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United States Trump2020KAG 
Yea it’s time to move on. Watching mirage was painful. The only thing G2 had was rushing sites and as soon as ence was ready for it after 3 rounds in a row it was over. Literally no type of playbook for them.
2019-02-23 16:03
#87
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Denmark Nastyniick 
JaCkz to Vitality replacing RpK, ez fix for Baguette scene
2019-02-23 15:56
baguettes in 2019 lulz
2019-02-23 15:57
3dmax with lucky and jackz would do better lmao. They fuckd they own destiny
2019-02-23 15:58
>lucky >jackz >better pick one!
2019-02-23 16:07
g2 fix is -shox dont @me
2019-02-23 16:40
#93
f0rest | 
Brazil arck 
congratz, really deserved
2019-02-23 16:00
Bye bye, Bagueetos!
2019-02-23 16:06
#102
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Israel Xpicyy 
GO SAVE MY PICK EMS #EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 16:11
I'm sad to see G2 bow out this early and I'm surprised, but wow, good job to ENCE for staying alive. I always have mixed feelings about ENCE because allu and aleksib are whom I know the most on that team, but allu doesn't always do as good as I think he will. Maybe I'm expecting too much from allu though.
2019-02-23 16:18
#112
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France Crystal21 
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-23 16:54
Well played ENCE!! GL in next
2019-02-23 16:55
sad for kennys and shox, life is always so hard when you are a fan of both teams :(
2019-02-23 16:56
expected g2 2 bots and 3 decoys
2019-02-23 17:02
#118
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Indonesia nytrify 
HAHAHA inb4 g2 fanboys spam "EZ" in the chat against big
2019-02-23 17:21
Frogs got ATE! GG Aleksi
2019-02-23 17:38
Disband pls
2019-02-23 18:33
you can not hate ence!
2019-02-23 18:34
I hope after this one the G2 org cut ties with them because they continue to fail time after time. First G2 team haver done better than them... As always ez for ence.
2019-02-23 18:46
#123
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Hungary lemusz 
lezzgo language bros! lets save my pickem!
2019-02-23 19:09
ggs
2019-02-23 19:21
Well played Ence!
2019-02-23 19:26
#127
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Romania FaZe_NBK 
Vitality better than G2 LOL.
2019-02-23 19:43
#128
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Brazil igster 
Northern lights flash in the sky.
2019-02-23 19:47
Bye bye G2 finally EZ4ENCE
2019-02-24 08:52
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