NRG secure three out of four, Ghost pick up first wins

The last three matchups of day two saw NRG secure three wins in four matches, while Ghost have picked up their first two wins after beating Renegades.

NRG first went up against ENCE when both teams were sitting on 2-2 records, with the first map being Train, the Finns' pick. The North American side looked to secure a dominant defense with a 7-2 start, but Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen's team recovered towards the end with six out of the last seven, setting themselves up for the CT side, where they went on to put up a convincing showing to emerge victorious at 16-13.

Damian "daps" Steele & co. switched to Overpass unfazed, once again putting up a great start as they went 7-0 on the Terrorist side before ENCE found a reply. This time, NRG didn't let their opponents climb back, trading maps with the Finns with a comfortable 16-3 triumph.

After trading maps with ENCE, NRG took down Ghost to finish day two with an overall 5-3 record

A North American matchup followed as NRG faced Ghost. Joshua "steel" Nissan's side had been winless up until that point and nothing changed in that regard come two maps later, with Vincent "Brehze" Cayonte and Ethan "Ethan" Arnold leading their team to swift victories on Mirage and Nuke.

Ghost remained in the spotlight and took on Renegades to end the second day in Los Angeles. Getting off to a good start on Dust2, Matthew "WARDELL" Yu & co. were eager to put their first W on the board as they were up 7-1 on the CT side. Their lead soon dwindled away when Renegades broke through the defense with six out of the last seven rounds and kept up momentum when sides switched, reaching 12-8. At that point, the tide turned again, with Ghost in the driving seat on the back of a couple of clutches, winning the first map 16-14.

Inferno followed with a streaky beginning to the first half, which ended up going in the favor of Renegades, who put up nine rounds as CT. The Aussie squad chipped away at Ghost early on in the second half to reach 13 rounds, but that is where the progression stopped. After several successful retakes, steel's team ran away with seven rounds in a row, finishing off their opponents at 16-13.

After day two, Vitality sit at the top of the board undefeated, while Renegades are currently last with one win in six matches.

Canada Matthew 'WARDELL' Yu
Matthew 'WARDELL' Yu
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
489
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.10
Canada Damian 'daps' Steele
Damian 'daps' Steele
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
870
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United States Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
700
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
United States Vincent 'Brehze' Cayonte
Vincent 'Brehze' Cayonte
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
754
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.12
Canada Joshua 'steel' Nissan
Joshua 'steel' Nissan
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
406
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.15
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
#1
NAF | 
Canada dAnk7 
nice
2019-05-25 05:32
#6
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Finland ENCEL 
Relegades ahaha
2019-05-25 05:34
ok
2019-05-25 05:32
#3
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India hurr1cane_t 
Nice
2019-05-25 05:33
good job
2019-05-25 05:33
#5
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United States Sillychubs 
Renegades Feelsbadman
2019-05-25 05:34
#7
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China Jasonwu 
Wats wrong with renegades ?
2019-05-25 05:47
#28
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United Kingdom Crypt1cSV 
No gratisfaction
2019-05-25 13:05
#30
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Australia alf_au 
We have a stand in because Gratisfaction has visa problems... unfortunately smooya doesn't seem to fill the gaps and it's affecting the team... there's nothing we can do :(
2019-05-25 13:22
lol the team had a fluke run at the major, then they gone to shit right after with Gratisfaction as well.
2019-05-25 14:36
#40
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United States Pontic 
wheres suNny? RNG with Grat is an easy semifinal team
2019-05-25 20:50
#41
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Australia alf_au 
It's nice to know that you know your facts. Clearly an intellectual!
2019-05-26 01:20
6 comments in one hour wtf
2019-05-25 06:22
#13
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India Bhookhiatma 
Nobody cares or something?
2019-05-25 07:29
#9
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Australia CuppaJoe 
Pretty sure renegades put out of contention FeelsBad
2019-05-25 06:24
#11
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World Notb8ing 
if they win all 4 of their games that might still be enough, however how likely is that exactly is another story...
2019-05-25 07:01
#10
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Australia CuppaJoe 
Pretty sure renegades put out of contention FeelsBad
2019-05-25 06:24
How did RNG outfrag Ghost by 20 each game and lose both lol wtf? do better.
2019-05-25 07:08
#31
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Australia CuppaJoe 
Because smooya threw half of the ct rounds
2019-05-25 13:43
Nice play to borrow smooya
2019-05-25 07:51
Vitality or liquid will win this
2019-05-25 08:23
#16
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China hdgamerrr 
Vitality will win this liquid won a lan tournament this year already You can't ask too much from them
2019-05-25 08:51
Vitaly will start to fail in bo3
2019-05-25 11:47
#29
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China hdgamerrr 
not against liquid in play offs :)
2019-05-25 13:10
Bo3 is where they are better
2019-05-25 15:43
:D n1
2019-05-25 15:53
#42
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China hdgamerrr 
told you
2019-05-27 05:10
#17
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Finland Taynz 
How many get Out of groups?
2019-05-25 09:11
4 obviously
2019-05-25 09:54
#19
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Finland Taynz 
In one group and are you sure
2019-05-25 09:54
#20
2019-05-25 09:58
EDIT: ANSWER TO #19 quick tip for you: 1. press on matches 2. in top you ll see ongoing tournaments, press on summit 3. Go to upcoming matches and look what it does write There OR look at how the last 2 teams of the group are grayed out in the main section OR go to summit preview to see the tournament rules
2019-05-25 09:58
#22
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Finland Taynz 
Ok thanks
2019-05-25 09:58
I hope ENCE drops out so they can start focusing on Dallas
2019-05-25 10:06
#25
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Indonesia bringsik100 
Nah! Let them win this and then win again on Dallas. BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF RED BULL MY FRIEND. It's not just for commercial!
2019-05-25 11:23
#24
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African Union mikecool 
All close games but couldn't close any. FeelsBadMan. Gg.
2019-05-25 11:00
#32
Twistzz | 
Canada ASH1 
Wtf Renegades?¿
2019-05-25 13:47
#33
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Denmark DanishDelight 
It's the smooya effect
2019-05-25 14:27
#34
s1mple | 
India P1^t0N 
Final: Liquid or Vitality vs Ence
2019-05-25 14:27
gg.
2019-05-25 14:37
Biggest surprises yesterday for me is how well NRG was able to do against ENCE, and how dominant Vitality was against Liquid.
2019-05-25 15:12
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