NoChance, BIG qualify for Europe Minor

NoChance and BIG are through to the Europe Minor after taking down Heroic and Virtus.pro, respectively.

The final day of the qualifier began with a big upset as No.25 in the world Heroic, who had qualified for the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals at Na`Vi's expense, were defeated by NoChance (No.61) in a three-map series.

Martin "⁠stavn⁠" Lund raised eyebrows on Vertigo with a 1.73 rating, propelling Heroic to take the lead in the series. The Danish youngster, formerly of Fragsters, was a nuisance for NoChance in the entire match, but his valiant performance was not enough to see his team into the top eight places as the European mixture pulled off the reverse sweep with great displays by Jesse "⁠zehN⁠" Linjala and Martin "⁠STYKO⁠" Styk on the last two maps.

STYKO's NoChance will be at the Minor next month

The qualification comes as an invaluable boost for NoChance, who will attend only their second LAN event since the team's creation, after the Good Game League 2019 Qualifier 1 Warsaw qualifier, when Žygimantas "⁠nukkye⁠" Chmieliauskas was still on the team. The Lithuanian player has since signed for HellRaisers, with Thomas "⁠Thomas⁠" Utting replacing him in the line-up.

Meanwhile, BIG and Virtus.pro played out a one-sided match in which the Germans were in control almost from the get-go. After losing the first five rounds of Train, Fatih "⁠gob b⁠" Dayik's side kicked into a higher gear, eventually taking the map at 16-11.

On Inferno, Virtus.pro showed incredible fighting spirit as they fought back after being 1-9 down, but their efforts were in vain as BIG would once again lock down the map in the 27th round, with the team's newest recruit, Denis "⁠denis⁠" Howell, finishing at the top of the scoreboard (1.41 rating).

There are now just two spots up for grabs at the Europe Minor, which will be held from July 17-21 in Berlin. Later on Wednesday, Sprout will take on OpTic, and Tricked will face Ancient for the final qualifying matches for the $50,000 competition.

The team list for the Europe Minor currently looks as follows:

Sweden fnatic
Denmark North
Germany BIG
Europe Closed Qualifier
Finland Jesse 'zehN' Linjala
Jesse 'zehN' Linjala
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
869
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Germany Fatih 'gob b' Dayik
Fatih 'gob b' Dayik
Age:
33
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
975
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Lithuania Žygimantas 'nukkye' Chmieliauskas
Žygimantas 'nukkye' Chmieliauskas
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
592
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.12
Denmark Martin 'stavn' Lund
Martin 'stavn' Lund
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
772
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Germany Denis 'denis' Howell
Denis 'denis' Howell
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
1485
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.14
Slovakia Martin 'STYKO' Styk
Martin 'STYKO' Styk
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1226
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
United Kingdom Thomas 'Thomas' Utting
Thomas 'Thomas' Utting
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
630
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.17
lets go!
2019-06-12 18:21
#6
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Poland Unluko
Big > FaZe
2019-06-12 18:22
f5
2019-06-12 18:24
Let's gooooo kRYSTAL 😎
2019-06-12 19:04
Ok
2019-06-12 19:20
Nochance to win the next major
2019-06-12 23:06
Yes
2019-06-13 00:40
#19
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Europe L3G10N
Ahah
2019-06-12 18:25
Lul
2019-06-12 18:29
0/8
2019-06-12 18:33
HAHAHA, nice one XD
2019-06-12 18:40
#35
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Poland Unluko
Thanks, appreciate it!
2019-06-12 18:41
No problem.
2019-06-12 19:17
Nt
2019-06-12 18:42
#38
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Poland Unluko
Thank you.
2019-06-12 18:43
BIG > Faze > NoChance > m16r LUL
2019-06-12 22:02
#GoBUGorGoHOME
2019-06-12 20:42
#2
NiKo | 
Turkey leame
big wont make it through
2019-06-12 18:22
#30
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Germany bVicious
Think so as well they’re just not strong enough
2019-06-12 18:36
#59
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North America ch3ss
nochance big makes it though?
2019-06-12 19:56
he meant through eu minor
2019-06-12 22:02
#71
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China Rynaki
It was a joke mens))
2019-06-12 22:47
#75
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North America ch3ss
+1
2019-06-13 00:01
2 german teams already EZ Sprout next
2019-06-12 18:22
#29
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Germany bVicious
German Organisation doesn’t mean German team, mouz is still a European mix
2019-06-12 18:35
He obviously means the german powerhouse unicorns of love
2019-06-12 18:41
#36
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Germany bVicious
Haha
2019-06-12 18:42
+1
2019-06-12 20:46
#60
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Germany Kit_su
he means obviously No Chance with the german majority of Kevin "kRYSTAL" Amend
2019-06-12 20:18
+1
2019-06-12 20:43
#72
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Germany bVicious
True xD
2019-06-12 22:59
With your theory cr4zy is german too
2019-06-12 19:39
#73
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Germany bVicious
+1
2019-06-12 22:59
#79
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Europe xrnavkha
no cr4zy is a croatian organization; they are headquartered in berlin but its mainly croatian in staff and build up
2019-06-13 10:56
#4
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Poland Hanse
Rip vp, cool match
2019-06-12 18:22
#43
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Malta MIHAJA
+1
2019-06-12 18:55
#5
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Turkey Zeria_
Ez4Malik
2019-06-12 18:22
#7
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India brobat6
Rip heroic
2019-06-12 18:23
ez for big
2019-06-12 18:23
#9
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Russia zovk
gj nochance
2019-06-12 18:23
Styko and TabseN GODS
2019-06-12 18:23
EZ XANTARES
2019-06-12 18:23
ez 4 styko
2019-06-12 18:23
maikelele has a chance to be back in majors
2019-06-12 18:24
#14
riv | 
Taiwan idoleat
ScreeM left NoChance for this?
2019-06-12 18:23
for paycheck
2019-06-12 18:27
LITTY
2019-06-12 18:24
ez for gob bs big brains
2019-06-12 18:24
styko is back haha
2019-06-12 18:24
gl in berlin deutscher meister kommt goBIG
2019-06-12 18:29
#23
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Turkey Ofpa
hahaha nice title, no chance that big can do it. I think they will pass through lower bracket, but not sure about upper ones.
2019-06-12 18:29
#24
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India aj0102
BIG= hasnt played Vertigo properly... VP proceeds to not pick that map
2019-06-12 18:30
Vertigo by far worst map in mappool
2019-06-12 18:40
You misspelled mirage!!
2019-06-12 18:59
#61
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Latvia kArnyje
Stfu?
2019-06-12 20:19
#25
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South Africa @FyreCS
Herioc should’ve made it my god
2019-06-12 18:32
lets go boys ez4BIGTARES
2019-06-12 18:33
#28
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Indonesia Exodd
Go BIG or go home
2019-06-12 18:35
BIG go home
2019-06-12 18:47
Even NoChance qualified and Virtus.Thrash did not
2019-06-12 18:40
Trash*
2019-06-12 18:48
yessir, didnt notice that
2019-06-13 10:54
BIG time for No Chance! Heroic must feel gutted.
2019-06-12 18:46
tabseN top2 polish player confirmed
2019-06-12 18:48
Bye friberg!!
2019-06-12 18:56
#45
ropz | 
Czech Republic y0fl0w
TOOEZ4STYKO
2019-06-12 18:57
Maikelele Pog
2019-06-12 19:02
I cant believe you Heroic disband already , even an EU washed-up mix beat you.
2019-06-12 19:06
blameF is bad igl.thats why they sucks
2019-06-12 19:13
Styko > karrigan
2019-06-12 19:05
chance4nochance
2019-06-12 19:07
heoric kkkkkkk win opponents map vs crazy -> lose 1-2 win opponents map vs NC -> lose 1-2 hahahaha poor blamef
2019-06-12 19:15
#56
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Germany DieS0nne
german rise
2019-06-12 19:25
GOOD LUCK STYKO! 🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜🚜
2019-06-12 19:27
#62
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Serbia Igi90
#gocr4zy #dontfakeit
2019-06-12 20:34
cringe is off the charts
2019-06-12 21:04
#63
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Slovakia drikaN
give those guys at nochance an organization already ffs
2019-06-12 20:38
#68
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Germany Kuddel55
LET'S GO NoCHANCE - Ohne Orga zum Major Titel #NiceC kRYSTAL <3
2019-06-12 21:52
#80
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Germany sasukecs
Auf gehts :D
2019-06-13 10:57
wp tabsen
2019-06-13 01:57
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