Chiefs qualify for IEM Sydney

Chiefs have punched their ticket to the $250,000 event after defeating Breakaway 3-0 in the grand final of the IEM Sydney Derby.

Four of the top five teams from ESL Australia and New Zealand Championship Season 8 squared off in the IEM Sydney Derby for the final spot at the 16-team event.

Breakaway defeated Genuine 2-0 in the semis while Chiefs took down Athletico with a 2-1 scoreline to advance to the best-of-five grand final.

Chiefs claimed the last spot in the tournament

Chiefs dominated the game from start to finish, kicking it off with a 16-10 victory on Inferno. Tyler "tucks" Reilly and company won 16-5 on Train and Mirage to finish off the series 3-0, qualifying for IEM Sydney 2019.

The $250,000 event will take place on April 30-May 5, culminating with the playoffs at the Qudos Bank Arena, where the winners will walk away with $100,000 in cash prizes.

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 Breakaway K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Australia Luke 'Llamas' MerchantLlamas 45 - 54 -9 77.8 0.91
Australia Alec 'Noisia' GulabovskiNoisia 36 - 48 -12 60.9 0.89
Australia Jared 'HaZR' O'BreeHaZR 41 - 55 -14 70.4 0.84
Australia Andrew 'YDNA' AdamsYDNA 38 - 52 -14 59.6 0.79
Australia Jireh 'J1rah' YouakimJ1rah 30 - 54 -24 50.2 0.57
 Chiefs K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
New Zealand Chris 'ofnu' Hanleyofnu 57 - 35 +22 94.0 1.49
Australia Tyler 'tucks' Reillytucks 48 - 33 +15 76.7 1.29
New Zealand Ryan 'zewsy' Palmerzewsy 49 - 41 +8 84.2 1.28
Australia Peter 'BL1TZ' AthanasatosBL1TZ 55 - 37 +18 72.7 1.26
Australia Matthew 'Texta' O'RourkeTexta 54 - 44 +10 82.9 1.23

The team list for IEM Sydney can be found below:

Australia Tyler 'tucks' Reilly
Tyler 'tucks' Reilly
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
577
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.13
congrats
2019-04-18 13:31
#6
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Austria shaakeh 
ya
2019-04-18 13:33
#17
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Sweden Unluko 
F5
2019-04-18 14:35
#2
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Sweden Martintimell69 
Ez for fnatic
2019-04-18 13:31
Expected
2019-04-18 13:31
#4
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France yo_les_n00bs 
sad that blastralis won't be at this tournament
2019-04-18 13:32
#38
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Australia Matyybro_ 
They said a little while back, it was because the jet lag kills them, especially device.
2019-04-19 09:37
#5
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India Tritium 
Kk
2019-04-18 13:31
#7
NBK- | 
France Azowel 
nice t5 team
2019-04-18 13:34
What shitty groups
2019-04-18 13:34
Wasted spot
2019-04-18 13:36
#10
Russia M13f 
tier5 event
2019-04-18 13:36
#18
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Australia JoeOnTheJoint 
Because there is no Australis? Yea fuck off
2019-04-18 14:46
#21
frozen | 
Slovakia t4gg3d 
it would be tier8 if asstralis were there
2019-04-18 15:03
#34
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Australia JoeOnTheJoint 
Lol true
2019-04-19 00:07
#11
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United Kingdom TBass 
This is it chief(s)
2019-04-18 13:37
#12
Myanmar xdcc 
tier10 event chiefs, boots, mibr
2019-04-18 13:39
#13
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Moldova pmr_boy 
so ez
2019-04-18 13:42
so many slot for autist cs wtf... btw why order did not attend this qual ?
2019-04-18 13:52
#15
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Finland wrath|EZ4ENCE 
They did not place high enough in ESL AU&NZ Championship S8, from where the Derby teams were drawn
2019-04-18 14:03
#16
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Pakistan ^NewB 
Ok
2019-04-18 14:34
where the hell is ENCE. WTF !!!!!!!!!!!
2019-04-18 14:48
#20
swag | 
United States Vapr 
Breakaway got clapped
2019-04-18 15:02
deserved
2019-04-18 15:06
congratz
2019-04-18 15:07
#24
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United States WilsonDS 
Ez iem Sydney win for dick Stacy
2019-04-18 15:12
No Astralis, NaVi or Ence and a lot of NA junk. Tier 3 event.
2019-04-18 15:18
LMAO Astralis and Navi decided not to go Their problem
2019-04-18 17:08
Sadly, their decision makes this event irrelevant.
2019-04-18 17:22
TIL Liquid are junk. K
2019-04-18 19:07
Wake me up when Liquid win a relevant tournament. Looks like I'll be off to a long sleep.
2019-04-18 20:46
hltv.org/ranking/teams/2019/april/15 617 pts. Wakey wakey boi
2019-04-19 08:00
Can you read?
2019-04-19 16:05
617 pts. Wakey wakey booooooi
2019-04-22 02:55
eziestwinformatamata
2019-04-18 15:30
FRIST
2019-04-18 15:45
Astralis not invited , thank god they knew that their era has ended finally.
2019-04-18 16:40
#31
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Brazil CaioOlive 
should be easy for liquid, but they choke, so im guessing ez for mouz maybe?
2019-04-18 17:46
#35
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Australia JAY_DAWG 
ez4renegods
2019-04-19 03:51
#36
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Australia Lolfeminists 
Chiefs wasting a spot as per usual.
2019-04-19 07:38
#39
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African Union mikecool 
3 au teams poggers
2019-04-19 10:01
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