mousesports through to DreamHack Tours grand final over AVANGAR
The first semi-final at the $100,000 event kicked off on Train where the CT-sided mousesports won the pistol round after Özgür "woxic" Eker picked up a triple kill. AVANGAR lost a 3vs2 and a 4vs2 in the following two rounds to trail 3-0.
The Kazakhstani team got on the scoreboard thanks to Timur "buster" Tulepov's triple kill with the AUG in the fifth round and they came back to tie the game at 4-4. Finn "karrigan" Andersen found two Deagle kills in the ninth round to reclaim mousesports' lead.
After finishing the first half 8-7 ahead, mousesports grabbed the second pistol round victory as David "frozen" Čerňanský got four kills. Chris "chrisJ" de Jong and company followed it up with six more rounds to earn eight map points and closed out the map in their second attempt, winning 16-8.
Bektiyar "fitch" Bahytov stepped up to the plate to start the second map, Dust2, as he secured the pistol round victory with a quad kill. mousesports responded with a five-round streak and the teams traded blows from there on until the end of the first half, which concluded with a three-round mousesports lead (9-6).
karrigan set up the play in the second pistol round and got three flash assists as mouz reached double-digits. Robin "ropz" Kool got four kills with the AUG to shut down AVANGAR's gun round, extending his team's lead to 12-6.
AVANGAR picked up their first T-side round on the B-site where Sanjar "SANJI" Kuliev found two opening kills with the Deagle in the 21st round. However, this would be AVANGAR's only round on the offense as mousesports took the following rounds to win the map with a 16-7 score. With the 2-0 series victory, mousesports have advanced to the grand final.
|AVANGAR||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Timur 'buster' Tulepovbuster||31 - 32||-1||77.1||1.00|
|Alexey 'qikert' Golubevqikert||31 - 34||-3||65.3||0.91|
|Ali 'Jame' DjamiJame||30 - 37||-7||61.7||0.85|
|Sanjar 'SANJI' KulievSANJI||23 - 38||-15||64.0||0.69|
|Bektiyar 'fitch' Bahytovfitch||12 - 35||-23||37.7||0.47|
|mousesports||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Özgür 'woxic' Ekerwoxic||36 - 22||+14||84.3||1.42|
|Robin 'ropz' Koolropz||33 - 20||+13||79.3||1.37|
|Chris 'chrisJ' de JongchrisJ||36 - 27||+9||73.2||1.28|
|Finn 'karrigan' Andersenkarrigan||37 - 27||+10||82.7||1.25|
|David 'frozen' Čerňanskýfrozen||34 - 31||+3||79.3||1.16|