Valiance book DreamHack Open Summer spot
The Europe Closed Qualifier featured four invited and four qualified teams in a single-elimination, best-of-three bracket. Valiance defeated Syman and forZe to get to the grand final while Winstrike took down Sprout and AGO.
Mirage was the first map in the grand final, with the Serbian team starting on the CT-side and winning nine rounds in the first half. Rokas "EspiranTo" Milasauskas and company finished off the map with a 16-12 final score to go 1-0 ahead in the series.
The first half on Inferno was hotly contested, with the CT-sided Winstrike finishing one round ahead of Valiance at halftime. Valiance went on a seven-round streak in the second half to close it out, winning the map 16-11 and taking the 2-0 series victory.
With this victory, Valiance have joined Ancient in the DreamHack Open Summer team list, which will be rounded out by six invited sides. The event will be held on June 15-17 in Jönköping, Sweden with a $100,000 prize pool.
|Valiance||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Rokas 'EspiranTo' MilasauskasEspiranTo||44 - 34||+10||94.3||1.33|
|Otto 'ottoNd' SihvoottoNd||44 - 33||+11||78.8||1.24|
|Nemanja 'huNter-' KovačhuNter-||41 - 36||+5||80.3||1.17|
|Nemanja 'nexa' Isakovićnexa||34 - 31||+3||64.3||1.02|
|Nestor 'LETN1' TanićLETN1||25 - 32||-7||50.1||0.86|
|Winstrike||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|David 'n0rb3r7' Danielyann0rb3r7||37 - 34||+3||75.1||1.06|
|Georgi 'WorldEdit' YaskinWorldEdit||33 - 33||0||66.4||1.03|
|Kirill 'Boombl4' MikhailovBoombl4||39 - 42||-3||83.0||1.01|
|Vladyslav 'bondik' Nechyporchukbondik||30 - 38||-8||54.7||0.83|
|Aurimas 'Kvik' KvakšysKvik||27 - 42||-15||55.5||0.65|