Lazarus, eUnited move on to ESL One NY closed qualifier

The first North American open qualifier for ESL One New York has come to an end, with Lazarus and eUnited earning spots in the closed stage.

Lazarus coasted through their side of the single-elimination bracket and sealed qualification with a convincing 2-0 victory over Luminosity in a match where Jaccob "yay" Whiteaker was the team's top-performing player on both maps, finishing the series with a 1.59 rating and 102 ADR.

The former Complexity player has been standing in for Lazarus since Michael "dapr" Gulino was released from his contract and is widely expected to link up with the former Swole Patrol team on a permanent basis after briefly playing for the Bad News Bears.

yay helped Lazarus to qualify for the closed bracket

On the opposite side of the bracket, eUnited collided with Singularity in a close quarter-final match in which Edgar "MarKE" Maldonado was the hero as he dropped a 30-bomb to help his team to pick up a close 16-12 victory. Austin "Cooper-" Abadir's troops proceeded to face TeamOne in the last-four stage, scraping a 2-1 victory over the spirited Brazilian side to clinch a spot in the next stage.

Lazarus and eUnited will be joined by the leading sides of the second open bracket and by four invited teams in the closed qualifier, scheduled for June 27. The winner of the tournament will claim a spot at the main event, which will be held from September 26-29, with $200,000 on the line.

United States Jaccob 'yay' Whiteaker
Jaccob 'yay' Whiteaker
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
524
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
United States Michael 'dapr' Gulino
Michael 'dapr' Gulino
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
442
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Mexico Edgar 'MarKE' Maldonado
Edgar 'MarKE' Maldonado
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
412
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United States Austin 'Cooper-' Abadir
Austin 'Cooper-' Abadir
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
394
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.09
#1
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Denmark Ez4Gayshit123 
ez
2019-06-09 12:34
ez 4 Braxton 'swag' Pierce
2019-06-09 12:37
Ez for a player better than niko
2019-06-09 14:08
#22
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Switzerland Infi2k 
+1 Swag is still one of my favourite players. He would be top 1 NA now, if ibp wouldnt sell games
2019-06-10 23:20
#2
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Germany corvinmeister 
freebrax
2019-06-09 12:34
ez for brax
2019-06-09 12:34
#4
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Belgium twentyfourJE 
BAM
2019-06-09 12:35
#5
NiKo | 
Austria Phil_1337 
yay
2019-06-09 12:35
What happened with LG player's? From major finalist to total shit
2019-06-09 12:36
#8
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Poland Astoner55 
+1 they succ
2019-06-09 12:38
They need kngV back, they need someone to fill them with motivation and threat them up if they do not win xD
2019-06-09 12:41
#10
Sonic | 
United States Stoical 
yay is a god against T2 NA
2019-06-09 12:44
#23
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Switzerland Infi2k 
means he is ready for t1
2019-06-10 23:22
#11
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United Kingdom HG_J0X3 
#FREEBRAX
2019-06-09 12:45
#12
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Poland Lukovsky 
so glad throwers remain banned
2019-06-09 12:56
same haha sick edgy comment. i almost poland'd
2019-06-09 14:06
#19
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Poland Lukovsky 
yo so cool
2019-06-09 16:56
NA scene rising
2019-06-09 13:21
EZ4BRAX
2019-06-09 14:05
#17
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United States Trump2020KAG 
laz actually got a good team
2019-06-09 14:18
#18
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Indonesia Joji6661 
90% of them have played under swole patrol lol only moose haven't
2019-06-09 14:42
#20
Per0N | 
Venezuela 643 
Tirando a Furia, CSBR tá um dia de caça, o outro também
2019-06-09 18:23
KIKA TODOS DO LG, OU KIKA NEKIZ E CHAMA KNG.
2019-06-10 07:45
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