ESL One Cologne 2019 Group B preview

Less than two days remain before the fight for the much-coveted ESL One Cologne trophy and a point towards the Intel Grand Slam begins. We continue getting you ready for one of the most competitive events of the year, this time with an in-depth preview of Group B.

Sixteen of the world's best teams are finalizing their preparations for what is shaping up to be one of the most exciting tournaments to watch in 2019. ESL One Cologne has become a staple from both a historical standpoint, as it is set to run for the sixth year in a row ever since hosting the third Major at Gamescom in 2014, and from a competitive perspective, with each year bringing a stacked field of teams.

This year is no different, with 13 of the top-16 teams in attendance at the $300,000 tournament, which also has the big, fat cherry on top in the form of the Intel Grand Slam Season 2 implications, as Liquid won the last three tournaments counting towards it and are one trophy away from securing the grand prize of $1,000,000, while $100,000 could go to whoever denies them the fourth title in the grand final.

ESL One Cologne is almost here

In case you missed it, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin's Group A preview has already been released and we also spent the better part of two hours dissecting ESL One Cologne from all angles during the 22nd episode of HLTV Confirmed alongside Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill in an audio/video format on Saturday.

This time, we dive into each team of Group B a bit more in-depth, going over their chances and recent history in a written format.

Below you can find EGB.com's betting odds for the tournament winner as of June 30th:

Team: Rate (Ratio)
Denmark Astralis: 5.445 (16.53%)
Brazil MIBR: 6.512 (13.82%)
United States Liquid: 7.217 (12.47%)
Russia Natus Vincere: 8.303 (10.84%)
France Vitality: 8.973 (10.03%)
United States NRG: 10.067 (8.94%)
Finland ENCE: 10.714 (8.40%)
Europe mousesports: 13.274 (6.78%)
Europe FaZe: 13.274 (6.78%)
Other Other: 16.605 (5.42%)

Astralis are coming into ESL One Cologne with a lot to prove, as recent tournaments have shown that their era is already over. They are now four events without a win, even suffering their first group stage exit (with best-of-three series) with this lineup at ECS Season 7 Finals, which saw them lose to FURIA twice. They didn't improve on that very much with a quarter-final finish at the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals.

Within a span of the last three months, the Danes have switched places with Liquid in the rankings despite at one point having amassed a huge lead with nearly double the points of the North American side at No.2, and are now in the exact opposite situation, while ENCE and Vitality are breathing down their necks in the two spots below. What's more, Astralis no longer seem to hold the matchup advantage over Nick "nitr0" Cannella & co. based on their latest encounter in the playoffs in Montpellier, and are clearly capable of losing to a good number of other teams, which puts them in an awkward spot ahead of ESL One Cologne.

A key factor that will only become clearer as the tournament goes on is that this will be the first time the AUG nerf is in place, which could, in theory, benefit Astralis as one of the teams who were relatively slow to adjust to the new meta and sometimes struggled when facing the increasingly more popular gun, which allowed the CTs to take much more aggressive angles and gain big advantages off its power. That is likely going to shift the balance away from the defense, where some of the top sides have been able to catch up to the Danes, and more to the offense, where Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander's team used to be better than everyone else but now are far from it.

Astralis have a lot to prove in Cologne

Another question that will be answered is whether Astralis have been able to fix their map pool. Inferno has remained their strength, save for the one-sided affair against Liquid at Pro League, but three recent losses on Nuke have already begun to sway them away from picking the map when they have had the chance to, and that has cost them a huge veto advantage. On top of that, it's possible Danny "zonic" Sørensen & co. have given up on Mirage altogether, having banned it every time in France, while their last two Dust2s and Trains have seen them lose close encounters with NRG and ENCE. That doesn't look like the map pool of a tournament-winning team, especially not of one that was once able to abuse anyone in the world in vetoes.

Luckily for them, the fashion in which the Group B bracket turned out paves the way for Astralis to clinch a fairly easy playoff spot, facing BIG – one of the biggest underdogs of the tournament – in the initial best-of-one and then, should they come out on top, the winner of MIBR and fnatic in a series for a place in the quarter-finals, two teams that are far from their best at the moment. That should allow them to grow into the tournament before potentially facing ENCE or Vitality, the big favorites from the other half of the group. All in all, we should see Astralis reach the playoffs, but any top-five matchup they face after that could mean their demise.

ENCE return to where it all began for them – at last year's ESL One Cologne, they surprised everyone with a respectable top-eight finish and created a name to be feared (and memed).

Unlike Astralis and most of Group B's teams, ENCE will be quite well-rested going into Cologne after a month-long break since their runners-up campaign at DreamHack Masters Dallas, where the Finns continued their solid run of form that stretches back to the start of the year. So far in 2019, their worst results have been a quarter-final finish at StarSeries i-League Season 7 and a semi-final placing at cs_summit 4, both times falling to the eventual champions, Natus Vincere and Vitality, respectively.

ENCE are among the three clear favorites of Group B

While Astralis look like a team who could take advantage of the AUG nerf, ENCE are quite the opposite, with some of the most AUG-heavy players in Sami "xseveN" Laasanen, Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen, and Jani "Aerial" Jussila. On the other hand, the Finnish squad had a few extra days to readjust compared to those who were in Montpellier and played on the older version of the game when the most recent update hit the servers.

It is going to be harder than ever to replicate a deep run with so many big names up against them, which makes this a big test and a chance to distance themselves from the crowd below the No.1 team. That includes two of their group stage opponents, Astralis and Vitality, the latter of whom ENCE have had problems facing and are very likely to meet before they are safely through, in the second round of the upper bracket. Still, as long as they survive the opening best-of-one against Heroic, Slaava "Twista" Räsänen's side shouldn't have too much trouble making it through to the playoffs as a clear top-three team of the group.

Lineup Age Rating
FranceMathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut 18 1.31
FranceDan "apEX" Madesclaire 26 1.12
FranceNathan "NBK-" Schmitt 25 1.06
United KingdomAlex "ALEX" McMeekin 23 1.05
FranceCédric "RpK" Guipouy 29 0.97
Coach
Offline placings in the last three months
Placement Event
1st
ECS Season 7 Finals
5-6th
DreamHack Masters Dallas 2019
1st
cs_summit 4
1st
Charleroi Esports

Just like ENCE, Vitality are at their peak right now as the fourth-highest-ranked side in the world following their jump from a borderline top-ten team to an elite side off the back of title runs at cs_summit 4 and ECS Season 7 Finals, with a respectable playoff finish at DreamHack Masters Dallas in between.

The Frenchmen will be back in action this upcoming week, with Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut – one of the most exciting players to watch nowadays and the recipient of MVP awards in the team's successful campaigns in Los Angeles and London – leading Vitality into what might just be the most important tournament for them so far in 2019 given their current status, which places them in contention for the title.

Vitality are back for more after their sudden rise to the elite

Vitality will first face NiP in a heavily-favored opening match, due to the Swedes' lineup situation, before the run gets tougher. There is a big chance of a rematch with ENCE, in which the French side has had the upper hand, followed by a potential first encounter with the vulnerable Astralis, which makes a perfect group stage run a possibility for Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt's squad. At the same time, a MIBR matchup would be a first for Vitality, and their only meeting with fnatic ended with the Swedes on top back at StarSeries, making the lower bracket a dangerous prospect despite the two teams looking weakened at the moment.

On the opposite side, MIBR have been on a disappointing run, finishing outside of the playoffs twice in a row, at the ECS Season 7 Finals and at the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals. While in France two strong teams stood in their way, mousesports and Liquid, in London it was a massive comeback from North and a series defeat to Complexity that put the Brazilian side in last place.

That was the final straw for the 2017 SK lineup that had come back together at the beginning of 2019, as João "felps" Vasconcellos was once again cut to make room for one of his former teammates, this time with Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles taking his place and reuniting with Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo and Fernando "fer" Alvarenga to recreate the core of 2014's KaBuM.TD.

Vast differences between LUCAS1 and felps will make this quick transition rough for MIBR

The new roster began practicing together while still in Montpellier, and soon after the event was over the players traveled to Germany for a week-long bootcamp. That has given them a little bit to work with, but they will still not be acquainted well enough with their new player, particularly considering that LUCAS1 and felps are such different players. Some positional switches are going to be necessary for the replacement to work, so either LUCAS1 will be uncomfortable in felps's old positions, or more players will if FalleN & co. decided to make the needed changes already.

We will find out soon enough which route MIBR has chosen, but it should prevent them from having a shot at a deep run in any case, especially with how hard the level of competition will be in Cologne. Facing fnatic early on, MIBR do not have an easy matchup in the opening best-of-one, either, so they could very well be on the back foot from the get-go.

fnatic are also coming off a rough month of action after traveling to Dallas and Montpellier only to get eliminated early both times, with their only wins over the course of the two tournaments being up against Cloud9 in a best-of-one and against Grayhound in a close series.

Even though it's actually still recent history, the days when the Swedes made two finals in a row seem long gone, as they're far from that level individually (Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson and Jesper "JW" Wecksell are struggling to have the same level of impact they had two months ago at IEM Sydney and StarSeries) and have been unable to find answers as a team following some role changes between the AWPers.

KRIMZ will need to bring his A game for fnatic to have a chance

Recent rumors of potential changes within fnatic were swiftly refuted by JW, who also shared that he had to be hospitalized ahead of ESL One Cologne while the team practiced with coach Jimmy "Jumpy" Berndtsson for a few days in case the 24-year-old would be unable to attend. Although the Swedes will have their full lineup in Germany after all, this does not help their outlook at a tournament of such stature, where they will have to beat multiple top-ten teams to improve on their recent blunders.

It will take a very different fnatic from the one we have seen over the last month to make it past the group stage in Cologne, particularly given their route. That includes an opening clash against MIBR, whose situation makes it favorable for Richard "Xizt" Landström's squad but is still far from an easy matchup, and at least one of Astralis, Vitality, and ENCE, with Heroic also having a chance to eliminate the Swedes for the second time in a row.

NiP arrive in Cologne in a similar situation as MIBR, having benched Dennis "dennis" Edman to make room for Nicolas "Plopski" Gonzalez Zamora in the lineup following a string of poor results that saw them fail to qualify for the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals and face relegation, place 9th-12th at DreamHack Masters Dallas, and bomb out of ECS Season 7 Finals.

On the one hand, Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg & co. have had around two weeks with their newest player, which is more than what the Brazilians have had to work with, but, on the other hand, Plopski won't continue playing with them until after the StarLadder Major has ended as Maikil "Golden" Selim will step in for the next couple of months due to roster rules.

The awkward situation with NiP's lineup makes a good result hard to imagine

That puts things into perspective when it comes to NiP's expectations for ESL One Cologne, which has become meaningless for them outside of giving their new player some much-needed time among the best teams in the world. That also means that they have no ambitions and there is zero pressure on them to deliver results, which can always throw a wrench in the plans of their opponents, who will also have a hard time deciphering how NiP will play with a new lineup. It isn't going to be enough for the Ninjas to have a shot at the playoffs, not up against the kind of teams they have in their group, but it could give them a surprise win along the way.

Although Heroic are in a position where they need to qualify for the top-tier tournaments each time, this will be their third Big Event in two months after they made it to IEM Sydney and ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals, with the latter event yielding them a respectable top-eight finish following victories over DETONA and fnatic.

The last couple of tournaments have shown that Heroic are trying to switch some roles around as Niels-Christian "NaToSaphiX" Sillassen has given up the primary AWP in favor of Patrick "es3tag" Hansen after the team was unable to qualify for the Europe Minor, but so far it hasn't resulted in much improvement in either individual's output.

Heroic look like the losing side in nearly every possible matchup

When it comes to Group B at ESL One Cologne and the Danes' chances in it, they will have to go up against ENCE, one of the best teams of the entire tournament, right off the bat. That sounds better than later on given that it is a best-of-one, but a win would likely lead to another hard matchup in the form of Vitality, that time in a series setting.

And even beyond that point, Heroic simply look like the losing side in nearly any matchup possible in Group B, including the ones against the two teams who are attending the event with new players, NiP and MIBR, with the possibility of a rematch against fnatic making for an interesting storyline should the two meet in an elimination series once again.

Lineup Age Rating
GermanyJohannes "tabseN" Wodarz 24 1.12
TurkeyIsmailcan "XANTARES" Dörtkardeş 23 1.12
GermanyDenis "denis" Howell 24 1.06
GermanyTizian "tiziaN" Feldbusch 23 0.89
GermanyFatih "gob b" Dayik 31 0.82
Coach
Offline placings in the last three months
Placement Event
5-6th
Moche XL Esports 2019
11-12th
ESL Pro League Season 9 Europe
7-8th
IEM Sydney 2019

Ever since the arrival of Ismailcan "XANTARES" Dörtkardeş at the end of last year, BIG have been trying to catch up with the competition and return to good form. They have so far failed at that despite going through multiple more lineup changes as Owen "smooya" Butterfield stepped down and was replaced by Johannes "nex" Maget, whose spot was taken by Denis "denis" Howell three months later.

The German side have yet to show any real improvement this year, as even the return of Johannes "tabseN" Wodarz to rifling hasn't worked, with BIG's first LAN showing alongside denis at Moche XL coming to a quick end after they lost to Virtus.pro in the quarter-finals.

tabseN's return to rifling hasn't yielded BIG much so far

Short of a miraculous campaign mirroring BIG's memorable run to the grand final at last year's ESL One Cologne, there isn't much to be hopeful about regarding Fatih "gob b" Dayik's team's chances of appearing in front of their home crowd come the weekend. They have several top-ten teams in their path, starting with Astralis and followed by one of MIBR and fnatic, which looks like too tall of a task for them.

France Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1635
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Turkey Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dörtkardeş
Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dörtkardeş
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.21
Maps played:
972
KPR:
0.86
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.17
Brazil João 'felps' Vasconcellos
João 'felps' Vasconcellos
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
725
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.16
United Kingdom Owen 'smooya' Butterfield
Owen 'smooya' Butterfield
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
391
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.11
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
Germany Fatih 'gob b' Dayik
Fatih 'gob b' Dayik
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
975
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Sweden Jesper 'JW' Wecksell
Jesper 'JW' Wecksell
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1542
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Sweden Nicolas 'Plopski' Gonzalez Zamora
Nicolas 'Plopski' Gonzalez Zamora
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
501
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Denmark Danny 'zonic' Sørensen
Danny 'zonic' Sørensen
Age:
33
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.75
Maps played:
20
KPR:
0.49
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.11
Australia Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill
Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
158
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.73
APR:
0.18
Sweden Jimmy 'Jumpy' Berndtsson
Jimmy 'Jumpy' Berndtsson
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.84
Maps played:
165
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Sweden Patrik 'f0rest' Lindberg
Patrik 'f0rest' Lindberg
Age:
31
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
1562
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.12
Germany Johannes 'tabseN' Wodarz
Johannes 'tabseN' Wodarz
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1237
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Denmark Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
883
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Finland Slaava 'Twista' Räsänen
Slaava 'Twista' Räsänen
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
380
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
Denmark Niels-Christian 'NaToSaphiX' Sillassen
Niels-Christian 'NaToSaphiX' Sillassen
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
589
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.60
APR:
0.10
Finland Sami 'xseveN' Laasanen
Sami 'xseveN' Laasanen
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
839
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Germany Denis 'denis' Howell
Denis 'denis' Howell
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1223
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.14
Germany Johannes 'nex' Maget
Johannes 'nex' Maget
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
985
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
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
Sweden Maikil 'Golden' Selim
Maikil 'Golden' Selim
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
489
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1102
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.60
APR:
0.11
Sweden Freddy 'KRIMZ' Johansson
Freddy 'KRIMZ' Johansson
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1322
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.15
Finland Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Jani 'Aerial' Jussila
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
502
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Sweden Richard 'Xizt' Landström
Richard 'Xizt' Landström
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1549
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1090
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1186
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
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
Brazil Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
748
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Sweden Dennis 'dennis' Edman
Dennis 'dennis' Edman
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
978
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
EZ for BIG & Navi?! not so ez for mibr (they will be last place!)
2019-06-30 23:03
#4
 | 
Sweden Unluko 
Holy shit coldzera
2019-06-30 23:02
Brazil MIBR: 6.512 (13.82%) AHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHHA
2019-06-30 23:04
I didnt understand these odds What does the 6.512 means?
2019-06-30 23:54
#36
 | 
Denmark sNju 
That's how much you get back if the team win the tournament, I think. So $100 would give back $651.
2019-07-01 00:04
#38
BOOBIE | 
United States lybrel 
But MIBR lol
2019-07-01 00:05
So why does mibr have 6.512 and liquid has 7.2... ??? That doesnt make sense at all xd
2019-07-01 00:55
#48
 | 
Denmark sNju 
If you look at where they are on the list, then it is very likely a mistake, and it should be 16, not 6. That also sounds like realistic odds.
2019-07-01 02:23
Brazilian fans are dedicated, I'll give them that
2019-07-01 05:50
delusional br fanboys
2019-07-01 09:11
#79
 | 
Switzerland MIBR_IS_BAD 
+1
2019-07-01 09:28
#37
BOOBIE | 
United States lybrel 
You bet $1, you win $6.51.
2019-07-01 00:06
You bet $6.51 to make 1
2019-07-01 02:01
#62
BOOBIE | 
United States lybrel 
That makes no sense at all and nobody would make that bet even on heavy, heavy, heavy favorites, never mind an underdog among the entire field.
2019-07-01 05:42
lololol where did tyloo go
2019-07-01 04:22
IDK But MVP is in the tournament!
2019-07-01 05:51
#69
 | 
Finland JHdash77 
MVP won vs. Tyloo for the cologne spot
2019-07-01 08:16
LantarEz
2019-06-30 23:18
#27
 | 
Bulgaria Amerikana 
NAVI is not in the group suka
2019-06-30 23:24
BUG CLAN is guaranteed to be last lmfao they are the worst team by far in this event right now #30 in the world and in a couple days will be out of the top 30 LMAO GERMAN CS OMEGALUL
2019-07-01 02:21
#53
 | 
Ukraine beazztov 
mibr never win against BIG
2019-07-01 03:44
#3
 | 
United States YankeeM 
Nice. This post was posted 00:00
2019-06-30 23:02
#9
 | 
United States YankeeM 
Your country time zone is wrong
2019-06-30 23:03
no u
2019-06-30 23:03
#13
 | 
United States YankeeM 
No u, I'm Hit Girl, Don't try to offend me or you are going to fight Feminism!!!
2019-06-30 23:04
Chris brown > rihanna
2019-06-30 23:05
#17
 | 
United States YankeeM 
Chris Brown has a lot of Hits:')
2019-06-30 23:06
Maybe somewhere in the world
2019-06-30 23:15
Ez
2019-06-30 23:02
#6
 | 
South America FAN_OF_M16R 
Group B is joke Astralis ENCE Vitality will make playoffs no doubt
2019-06-30 23:02
#8
 | 
Finland EdiEz 
EZ4ENCE
2019-06-30 23:03
#70
 | 
Finland JHdash77 
+1 they will grab ez $100,000 by beating Liquid in the final
2019-07-01 08:17
ez4faze
2019-06-30 23:03
#12
 | 
Indonesia Exodd 
Astralis still have the highest chance eh
2019-06-30 23:04
#14
 | 
Denmark Karrigan500IQ 
Should be ez for Astralis
2019-06-30 23:04
ez4ence edit: wtf stupid writer, how aug nerf could be bad for ence lol
2019-06-30 23:09
I think it’s going to be ”bad” for many teams, but X7 has given love to that gun a lot
2019-06-30 23:18
0/8
2019-06-30 23:19
xseveN is one of the biggest users of it. Aleksib will probably be about the same impact tbh Aerial switches between the Aug and M4-s so he should be alright given the ammo buff to it
2019-07-01 01:24
i mean in most of top5 teams every player used aug, but in ence sergej and aerial used that rarely, so i guess it will be better for ence
2019-07-01 09:23
#76
God | 
Ukraine illinoize 
because they spam the shit out of aug
2019-07-01 09:22
Ez semi finals spot for Astralis LUL
2019-06-30 23:12
#20
f0rest | 
China ZerOck 
Go Ninjas
2019-06-30 23:13
yaaaaaaaaaaaayeeeeeet
2019-06-30 23:50
#71
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Finland JHdash77 
Go Ninyas*
2019-07-01 08:19
#91
f0rest | 
China ZerOck 
fuck off
2019-07-01 11:59
#92
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Finland JHdash77 
wtf men)))
2019-07-01 12:09
#21
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United States @FyreCS 
EZ
2019-06-30 23:13
#28
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United States SWiFTzZzZz 
Astralis better odds than Liquid LUL
2019-06-30 23:30
#40
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Ukraine volanchick 
And even mibr.
2019-07-01 00:25
#42
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United States SWiFTzZzZz 
Wtf didn’t even notice that. Who would bet on MIBR
2019-07-01 01:18
Delusional Brazilian Fanboys
2019-07-01 02:37
We have que ota master right now Ez4lucas1
2019-07-01 04:49
#72
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Finland JHdash77 
QUE OTA? QUE OTA?
2019-07-01 08:22
Retarded odds
2019-07-01 12:12
#29
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Chile strong221 
BIG LULW
2019-06-30 23:31
#30
kennyS | 
Finland tuspa 
ez4ence
2019-06-30 23:33
#31
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Romania kr1tex 
MIBR 13% lul
2019-06-30 23:33
#34
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Sweden flabbit 
ez fnatic ez nip
2019-06-30 23:56
#35
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Finland Odo_22 
NRG, Vitality, Na'Vi, Liquid and Astralis all have better odds than ENCE=Easy money for betting ENCE to win. :DD
2019-06-30 23:56
Mibr 14%, april 1?
2019-07-01 00:08
No, Brazil bigger than u all
2019-07-01 05:35
#87
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Nepal ramann 
hahaha, i guess july 1 is april 1 for brazil lol
2019-07-01 11:38
You skipped mouz, NRG and Na’Vi - the biggest wildcards at the tournament. What kind of analysis is this?
2019-07-01 02:00
If this is a bait it's a bad one
2019-07-01 02:23
#59
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India MihirX27 
You caught em good.
2019-07-01 05:24
No, I was really pissed. Looking forward to it!
2019-07-01 11:22
Didn’t realise it was already out, been travelling for too long
2019-07-02 00:58
Damn Sherlock. *coughs it's group B coughs*
2019-07-01 08:51
#46
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African Union mikecool 
Ence4ez
2019-07-01 02:02
#51
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United States Raptorial 
Betting site broken odds?
2019-07-01 03:03
mibr 1st group b for sure
2019-07-01 03:43
#55
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Brazil BrazilNA 
ez for mibr
2019-07-01 04:28
what the fuck are those odds for MIBR
2019-07-01 05:11
#58
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India skyl4rk 
-mibr +g2
2019-07-01 05:13
#66
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India Hafnex 
-kennyS +Zywoo
2019-07-01 06:19
#68
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Mexico Bmorenol 
+1
2019-07-01 07:13
QUE OTAAAAAAAA
2019-07-01 05:36
astralis win? wtf
2019-07-01 06:15
tylo
2019-07-01 06:56
deadlo
2019-07-01 19:20
#74
LEGIJA | 
Serbia MoOoN 
mousesports will do it
2019-07-01 09:10
shit
2019-07-01 09:27
hyping the swollen zombie
2019-07-01 09:43
#81
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Finland Goofyraider 
Results: 1. Ence 2. Vitality 3. Liquid/ Astralis
2019-07-01 09:57
I hope ence or liquid wins. Astralis used smokehack to create their legacy so no thank you for them...
2019-07-01 13:23
great
2019-07-01 10:01
mibr 13 % ? Holy Christ
2019-07-01 10:06
#84
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Sweden NeilCS 
Still don't know why you always put Astralis the first even though they now don't win any single tournament (no BLAST, fak man... :P). Liquid will piss them again.
2019-07-01 11:02
#98
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Czech Republic C9in2015 
nt swedistan
2019-07-01 14:13
#86
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Nepal ramann 
MIBR hahahahahahahahah wtf hell no, what a joke.
2019-07-01 11:38
#88
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United States Nohj_ 
MIBR OVER LIQUID AHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAAHA
2019-07-01 11:43
MIBR literally same team just a new name to take the blame LUL Lucas out Boltz back next
2019-07-01 11:47
NAVI rusian flag.so ugly go back ukrainian.much better.
2019-07-01 11:57
#94
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Italy Gio_bose 
How does MiBR have th second best odds????
2019-07-01 12:16
#95
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United Kingdom foolio 
holy shit lucas is 23, he looks like diego costa.
2019-07-01 12:34
great article HLTV, by the way ZywoO is a beast with that rating
2019-07-01 13:22
No pickem challenge for cologne 2019 ?
2019-07-01 15:57
Astralis almost beat liquid and liquid get saved by picking certigo. "ASTRALIS HAVENT IMPRPVED ON THAT VERY MUCH EITH A QUARTERFINAL FINISH AT ESP PRO LEAGUE FINALS"
2019-07-01 22:39
#103
woxic | 
Turkey icakir 
Mibr odds. I didn't see anything funny like that long time.
2019-07-03 13:09
EZ for nip
2019-07-04 08:19
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