Copenhagen Games reaches semi-finals

The group stage of Copenhagen Games has come to a close, with the four playoff teams having been determined.

In Group A, Movistar Riders continued their impressive tournament form as they progressed to the playoffs with a 3-0 record, dropping only a single map in the process. The Spanish side dominantly took down Ambush in their final match of the group stage, with the Danish side finishing rock-bottom of the group following losses to Epsilon and forZe previously.

The other two teams in Group A, Epsilon and forZe, battled it out for tournament progression with both teams sitting at 1-1 in the group prior to their matchup. Inferno went dominantly in the favour of forZe (16-4), while the second map was a much closer affair. Mirage saw the two teams tussle for economy control, but the back and forth rounds prevented either side from building a bank. A pistol buy at 12-13 was enough to sway the tie in favour of the Russian side, however, as they picked up the final four rounds to close out the map 16-13, and the series 2-0.

Movistar Riders through to playoffs

Meanwhile, Sprout and Tricked booked playoff spots in Group B following victories over both Gambit Youngsters and Söderberg & Partners in their opening two matches. Denis "denis" Howell’s men squared off against Nicolai "HUNDEN" Petersen's squad for the top spot in the group, with the Danes taking an early lead in the tie thanks to a commanding win on Overpass. Despite Sprout's best efforts to force a third map, Tricked were able to hold out for a 16-14 victory on Mirage to claim the top spot in the group.

With Söderberg & Partners' and Gambit Youngsters' fates already sealed, the two teams duked it out for a chance at a better placing and prize winnings. After the teams won each other's map picks, Nuke was left to decide who would finish with a 0-3 record. A strong 11-4 CT side half proved insurmountable for the Russian side as Söderberg & Partners closed out the decider, 16-9.

Below you can find the standings for the group stage:

The schedule for the final day of the tournament looks as follows:

11:00 Denmark Tricked vs. Russia forZe
15:00 Spain Movistar Riders vs. Germany Sprout
20:00 Grand final

Denmark Nicolai 'HUNDEN' Petersen
Nicolai 'HUNDEN' Petersen
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.81
Maps played:
1336
KPR:
0.55
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.15
Germany Denis 'denis' Howell
Denis 'denis' Howell
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1200
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.14
ez sprout!
2019-04-19 23:29
#5
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Sweden Unluko 
F5
2019-04-19 23:29
#7
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Brazil forlyfe 
close
2019-04-19 23:30
#11
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Austria shaakeh 
Ez for dignitas
2019-04-19 23:37
not mad
2019-04-20 01:08
#33
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Sweden Unluko 
Me neither, have a good day!
2019-04-20 01:08
EZ4HUNDEN
2019-04-20 00:23
Nice
2019-04-19 23:29
#3
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Russia GramDEL 
Feels like sprout or riders will win it
2019-04-19 23:30
#24
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El Salvador SenorFakeflag 
+1
2019-04-20 00:15
#29
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Spain dabehx 
Forze will
2019-04-20 00:54
+1
2019-04-20 01:08
#4
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Denmark JustYes 
nice
2019-04-19 23:29
Ez for SOKER
2019-04-19 23:29
Movistar will win easily
2019-04-19 23:31
#20
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United States WilsonDS 
Your name is incorrect
2019-04-19 23:54
i know i will change it in 12 days
2019-04-20 10:36
Hahaha nice
2019-04-20 11:56
#9
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Sweden LimeyGaming 
GOD HUNDEN
2019-04-19 23:35
#10
Russia M13f 
ForZe-Sprout ForZe win
2019-04-19 23:37
forZe movistar final revenge inc
2019-04-19 23:38
#13
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Spain Alex_GV 
Ez 4 the riders
2019-04-19 23:38
#14
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United Arab Emirates K1o7a 
ForZe >Tricked Movistar Riders>Sprout
2019-04-19 23:39
#48
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Switzerland x676 
+1
2019-04-20 12:01
ez sprout and god denis and god spiidi
2019-04-19 23:39
forze sprout final 2-1 forze
2019-04-19 23:43
#17
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Poland Kobel_ 
ez Movistar
2019-04-19 23:47
#18
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Spain Crusher_91 
Go Riders! win them all
2019-04-19 23:48
#19
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Spain ericmoncusi23 
ez4Riders
2019-04-19 23:50
#21
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Spain G3CK0 
Let's go riders!!
2019-04-20 00:00
#22
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Spain BlaNcoW 
EZ4RIDERS
2019-04-20 00:01
does anyone even watch this?
2019-04-20 00:05
#27
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Other DiploxOP 
Yes we do
2019-04-20 00:26
ez for riders
2019-04-20 00:26
#28
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Israel Xpicyy 
goooo tricked
2019-04-20 00:53
forze
2019-04-20 00:58
#34
ALEX | 
Spain dani_five 
ez 4 ESPAÑA
2019-04-20 01:14
#35
HUNDEN | 
India HarshK 
EZ4GODHUNDEN
2019-04-20 01:17
#36
Aleksib | 
Chile Zzalb 
Lets Go syrsoN
2019-04-20 01:19
#37
SS | 
Germany Ducarius 
+1
2019-04-20 01:22
Let's go forze
2019-04-20 01:28
#39
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Canada suzi 
Ez4Sh1ro
2019-04-20 01:37
Forze vs sprout forze wins Even tho I’ll hope sprout does Would be great for the boys to win their first „bigger“ event as a team
2019-04-20 02:12
forze - riders in final
2019-04-20 03:30
Sprout will comeback boys! No worries
2019-04-20 04:39
#43
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India Noobdian1 
Godhunden
2019-04-20 06:49
#44
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Germany igNite_ 
Sprout vs forZe final
2019-04-20 09:33
Nice
2019-04-20 11:16
#49
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Finland Weathermen)) 
Epic Victory royal
2019-04-20 19:30
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