Vitality maintain clean record; ENCE and Liquid trade maps

Vitality won two maps against Liquid, Nuke (16-3) and Mirage (16-12), keeping a 6-0 record. ENCE and Liquid then traded maps, Nuke (16-14) and Dust2 (3-16).

Vitality won the first round on the attacking side of Nuke, but a failed ramp rush gave Liquid the second round. An explosive play on A then got Vitality back on the lead in an early back-and-forth, but it was the French side that took control of the map immediately, winning five before Liquid could retaliate. With Dan "apEX" Madesclaire on a tear scoring 22 frags and 129 ADR, Vitality closed the half out 12-3. A huge quad-kill in the pistol round by Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut all but closed the match out as his side reeled it in on Nuke, 16-3.

Vitality, once again on the attacking side, opened the scoreboard on Mirage. Liquid got on the board winning a barebones pistol buy, but were then set back again on the fourth. The North Americans were then unable to win two rounds in a row all half long, going down 4-11 at the half as ZywOo carried most of the weight. Liquid won the first three rounds of the second half, but visibly inferior, were ran over by Vitality once weapons were in play. Having made it to match point, Vitality gave up a few rounds, but were eventually able to close it out, 16-12, to keep a clean sheet in the tournament.

apEX had a great performance on Nuke

ENCE won the first pistol round on Nuke after a successful attack on the upper site. This time around, Liquid were able to turn the match around in the early rounds, winning the second and running away the same way Vitality had done against them in the last match. It wasn’t until the tenth round that ENCE were able to get back on the board, but were instantly set back the following round as Liquid flew around the map to an 11-4 half.

A 1vs2 clutch by Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen kept ENCE alive going into the second half. Despite giving up a couple rounds early into the gun rounds, the Finns were able to find their footing on the defending side, keeping Liquid at bay and bringing it close. As the late match approached, ENCE tied it up, as the North Americans could not find a way to break the Finnish side’s defenses. On match point, ENCE closed it out after Aleksib got a three opening kills.

The second map, Dust2, started out with ENCE taking control on the CT side, winning the pistol round and the anti-eco, but a 1vs2 clutch by Keith "NAF" Markovic on B got Liquid in it early. It was the American team that came out on top after a few close rounds, taking the early lead. It wasn’t until the tenth round that ENCE were able to one by one take out all of the Liquid players, but it wasn’t going to change the half, as Nick "nitr0" Cannella and company closed it out 12-3.

ENCE tried to forcebuy after losing the second pistol round, but it didn't work out as Liquid banged out the last three rounds of the map, making it 16-3 in a 1-3 record for the day.

The schedule for the last six matches of the day is:

22:40 - United States NRG vs. Finland ENCE
23:30 - Finland ENCE vs. United States NRG
00:30 - United States NRG vs. United States Ghost
01:30 - United States Ghost vs. United States NRG
02:30 - Australia Renegades vs. United States Ghost
03:30 - United States Ghost vs. Australia Renegades

United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1162
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1096
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
France Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.31
Maps played:
482
KPR:
0.88
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
582
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.18
France Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1469
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
#1
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United States Comethazine 
ENCE FLUKE TEAM EXPOSED!
2019-05-24 22:22
#2
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Romania razvanmalita76 
Kys
2019-05-24 22:23
cry is freee xaxaxa imagne 16-3 to chokequid team ahaha only fluke nothing else
2019-05-24 22:24
#16
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Austria shaakeh 
Expected
2019-05-24 22:34
F5
2019-05-24 23:49
#19
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United States Hubterbean 
Fucking Romanian shit please die
2019-05-24 22:48
I think you might have the condition known as: "mad"
2019-05-24 23:49
#44
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Germany KamenFD 
That was really unnecessary
2019-05-27 09:27
#27
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Algeria SpaceFockuZ 
meme team
2019-05-24 23:48
thanks, dad
2019-05-24 22:24
#4
ZywOo | 
Europe PowwneD 
God ZywOo
2019-05-24 22:23
Vita stepping up , thats nice
2019-05-24 22:23
fak
2019-05-24 22:23
ez for new s1mple
2019-05-24 22:24
#9
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Canada HansROZE 
vitality so bad, disband
2019-05-24 22:24
You misspelled Cloud9 there u Dingus, C9 is trash
2019-05-24 22:50
#22
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Canada HansROZE 
no shat ap c9 best doink team
2019-05-24 22:51
#10
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Brazil stewArt1 
Ense
2019-05-24 22:25
#11
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France FlamingFrost 
Vita Will win this tournament !
2019-05-24 22:25
#12
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France Axsii 
Vitality top 1 HLTV confirmed GGWP!
2019-05-24 22:26
Top 2, mark my words(I'm a Vitality and G2 fan, no hate)
2019-05-25 20:39
#13
NBK- | 
France Azowel 
gj Vitality !
2019-05-24 22:28
So what happens if NRG and ENCE spilt maps?
2019-05-24 22:30
Round differentials
2019-05-24 22:50
Vitality has been killing it recently, anyone that says otherwise has no knowledge.
2019-05-24 22:32
Just this tournament. They did okay but not like they won 5 tournaments or didnt lose.
2019-05-24 22:40
Vitality too good
2019-05-24 22:39
VItality is so bad :( disband incoming
2019-05-24 23:05
Cry is FREE
2019-05-25 13:02
ez4vitality
2019-05-24 23:13
NICE VITALITY ♥ VITALITY >>>>>>>>>>>>> ASTRALIS EZ
2019-05-24 23:16
#30
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France cedd 
ez for vitality
2019-05-24 23:58
Nice nice Vita RPKTANK
2019-05-25 00:57
#32
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Spain akproxx 
Congratz Vitality
2019-05-25 02:17
haven't watched cs since like November. Vitality are fire now or what?
2019-05-25 05:04
#35
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Finland JHdash77 
Just since this tournament
2019-05-25 06:51
EZ4ENCE. The only ones with a Music Kit.
2019-05-25 06:44
vitality so good
2019-05-25 14:52
#39
Twistzz | 
Canada ASH1 
Vitality impressed me so much
2019-05-25 19:58
#42
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France s2ptik 
alors les guignol d étranger qui parler mal sur vitality ont la ferme la gueul la , tocard de merde
2019-05-26 21:46
#43
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Denmark Experative 
Aleksib and allu should leave +suNny, Jamppi
2019-05-26 21:47
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