FURIA and Valiance round out DreamHack Open Rio playoffs

A couple of quick deciding series saw FURIA and Valiance secure the last two spots in DreamHack Open Rio playoffs after they beat INTZ and W7M, respectively.

Group A first saw FURIA take down eUnited in the elimination match to earn themselves a chance at a rematch against INTZ, who had dropped into the deciding series following a loss to AVANGAR on day one of the tournament.

The domestic affair turned out very short. With a 12-round offensive half on their own pick, Nuke, FURIA quickly gained an advantage in the best-of-three with four straight rounds as CT, and the story was similar on Train.

FURIA quickly dispatched of domestic rivals INTZ to earn their place in the playoffs

This time starting on the defense, Yuri "yuurih" Santos & co. racked up a dominant 13-2 half and only a pistol round going INTZ's way delayed the inevitable. FURIA ended the series losing just seven rounds across both maps to earn their place in the playoffs, to go up against another domestic rival, Sharks, in the semi-finals.

Matchpage
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2
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3
Nuke
16
4
Train
16
 INTZ K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Vito 'kNgV-' GiuseppekNgV- 22 - 33 -11 58.3 0.71
Brazil Gustavo 'yeL' KnittelyeL 17 - 30 -13 65.7 0.70
Brazil Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedeschelo 18 - 32 -14 64.1 0.68
Brazil Alexandre 'xand' Zizixand 18 - 30 -12 49.6 0.65
Brazil Lucas 'destiny' Bullodestiny 18 - 32 -14 54.2 0.61
 FURIA K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Yuri 'yuurih' Santosyuurih 39 - 19 +20 104.3 1.71
Brazil Kaike 'KSCERATO' CeratoKSCERATO 34 - 18 +16 99.5 1.59
Brazil Vinicius 'VINI' FigueiredoVINI 30 - 19 +11 85.1 1.45
Brazil Andrei 'arT' PiovezanarT 29 - 19 +10 73.2 1.25
Brazil Rinaldo 'ableJ' Moda JuniorableJ 25 - 20 +5 54.3 1.06

Valiance had their second shot at playoffs following an earlier loss to Sharks in Group B's winners' match, going up against one of the home teams, W7M, in the decider.

With the Serbian co-leading duo Nemanja "huNter" Kovač and Nemanja "nexa" Isaković at the helm, Valiance powered through the Brazilians on Inferno on the back of a comfortable 9-6 half as Terrorists and a near-clean defense, which saw them secure the opening map 16-7.

Valiance will take on AVANGAR in the semi-finals

Up against the ropes, W7M looked to get a good start on Nuke with a pistol round win, but they weren't able to capitalize on it, with Valiance mounting a nine-round streak to end up with a 10-5 half before switching over to the Terrorist side. That saw the favored squad quickly reach match point at 15-5 and soon the playoffs bracket was completed with Valiance coming out victorious at 16-8, 2-0.

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Brazil
16
Inferno
7
16
Nuke
8
 Valiance K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Serbia Nemanja 'huNter' KovačhuNter 46 - 29 +17 91.5 1.48
Serbia Nemanja 'nexa' Isakovićnexa 38 - 21 +17 97.9 1.42
Finland Otto 'ottoNd' SihvoottoNd 37 - 25 +12 83.1 1.37
Lithuania Rokas 'EspiranTo' MilasauskasEspiranTo 35 - 21 +14 69.6 1.23
Serbia Nestor 'LETN1' TanićLETN1 25 - 24 +1 64.5 1.15
 W7M K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Lucas 'YJ' YujiYJ 28 - 28 0 62.7 0.98
Brazil Leon 'ryotzz' Feliperyotzz 23 - 39 -16 69.6 0.74
Brazil Rafael 'raafa' Limaraafa 23 - 39 -16 60.6 0.68
Brazil Antonio 'real' Oliveirareal 23 - 36 -13 49.3 0.65
Brazil Fillipe 'pancc' Martinspancc 23 - 39 -16 62.5 0.63
Serbia Nemanja 'nexa' Isaković
Nemanja 'nexa' Isaković
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
672
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.14
Serbia Nemanja 'huNter' Kovač
Nemanja 'huNter' Kovač
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
848
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Brazil Yuri 'yuurih' Santos
Yuri 'yuurih' Santos
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
417
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.17
#4
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Serbia kebTheMyth 
EXPECTED
2019-04-20 23:29
#6
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Brazil RoGERVips 
Sorry for KngV
2019-04-20 23:30
#7
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Portugal Dann1x 
Ez4Furia
2019-04-20 23:30
#19
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Portugal Agricultor 
Ez4Sharks
2019-04-21 00:27
#10
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United States DervGuy 
EZ 4 the second Kovac
2019-04-20 23:34
#11
Myanmar xdcc 
Expected teams in semis but unexpected matchups. Now BR guaranteed a team in finals wtf(
2019-04-20 23:35
ago and dreamhack fault whole brazil is like WTF why did they pick redemption POA? like, 100% respect for the team but they are tier 98198923...
2019-04-20 23:38
#15
Myanmar xdcc 
I'm just joking about FURIA playing vs Sharks because Valiance lost their game. If not for team preparation they could've had POA redemption switch with eunited or something to make a bit more balanced groups in terms of overall skill
2019-04-20 23:40
yeah, i was thinking about that aswell Id rather see furia vs valiance/JameTeam
2019-04-20 23:50
Because dh had less than 2 days to fill the spot when ago announced the withdrawal from the turny. Seeing as every other br team is already in the mix or playing somewhere else they had no choice but to fill it with them, otherwise one group would of had 3 teams.
2019-04-21 02:41
#28
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United States MyerHappyBoys 
It's pretty hard to host a tournament in a favela.
2019-04-21 04:45
+1 damn Rio.
2019-04-21 04:47
#34
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Brazil Whillpull 
0/8
2019-04-21 13:38
ez 4furia
2019-04-20 23:48
#20
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Brazil Isme 
+mibr KSCERATO +mibr yuurih
2019-04-21 00:52
#30
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Iran Gagar1n 
Plz don’t ruin furia; mibr is poop
2019-04-21 08:43
ez
2019-04-21 01:56
#22
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Brazil P4uloVisk 
expected ! ez4furia
2019-04-21 02:18
So easy for furia
2019-04-21 02:18
esketit
2019-04-21 02:42
#31
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World Notb8ing 
I guess nice for event we got brazil team in final, should be hype
2019-04-21 08:52
#33
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Denmark AbhiS 
Congratulations
2019-04-21 12:19
ez4furia
2019-04-21 14:01
#36
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Finland Weathermen)) 
ezzz
2019-04-21 18:23
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