forZe through to Copenhagen Games grand final over Tricked
forZe squared off against Tricked in the first semi-final and the series kicked off on Inferno where the Russian team started on the T-side. Andrey "Jerry" Mekhryakov picked up three kills in the pistol round and forZe followed it up with five more to lead 6-0.
Tricked got on the scoreboard thanks to Frederik "acoR" Gyldstrand's triple grenade kill in the seventh round, two of which were with an HE, while the other one was with an incendiary. Rasmus "sjuush" Beck then clutched a 1vs3 to secure his team's second round (6-2).
The Danes got within two rounds of forZe but Dmitriy "facecrack" Alekseyev and company went on to finish the half with a 10-5 lead. Bogdan "xsepower" Chernikov's double kill in the second pistol round extended forZe's lead to 11-5 and the Russians won the map with a 16-7 scoreline.
The series continued on Dust2 where Almaz "almazer" Asadullin's triple kill on the defense made it 1-0 in forZe's favor. Even though Tricked hit back in the second round, forZe won five of the following six rounds, making it 6-2.
The Danes trailed 10-5 at halftime but managed to win the second pistol to keep their hopes alive. However, unfortunately for the Danes, forZe stepped up to the plate in the first weapon round, starting a six-round streak to win the map 16-7.
|Tricked||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|28 - 39||-11||76.6||0.95|
|31 - 36||-5||80.6||0.94|
|28 - 37||-9||65.8||0.78|
|20 - 32||-12||47.7||0.66|
|19 - 35||-16||48.5||0.59|
|forZe||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|50 - 28||+22||101.9||1.56|
|36 - 24||+12||86.2||1.43|
|35 - 25||+10||81.5||1.27|
|35 - 24||+11||74.0||1.22|
|23 - 25||-2||65.1||1.00|