forZe take down Syman, DreamEaters outclass Spirit in CIS Minor openers

In the opening two matches of the CIS Minor, forZe grabbed a comfortable 16-9 victory over Syman on Mirage, while DreamEaters caused the first upset of the tournament after outclassing Spirit 16-3 on Overpass.

The opening match of Group A at the CIS Minor in Berlin saw Syman square off against forZe on Mirage in what turned out to be an uphill battle for the former team from the start.

Andrey "⁠Jerry⁠" Mekhryakov & co. established an early 4-1 lead off a pistol round victory, while Syman responded with two in a row on the back of doubles from Ilya "⁠Perfecto⁠" Zalutskiy and Ramazan "⁠Ramz1kBO$$⁠" Bashizov in a 3v5 situation, but an A execute shifted momentum back in favor of forZe.

almazer's 1v5 ensured a dominant half for forZe

Syman had no say in the rest of the half despite finding themselves in a huge advantage in the 13th round, as Almaz "⁠almazer⁠" Asadullin clutched a near-impossible 1v5 to secure a dominant 12-3 half for his team.

Although Syman made a respectable effort to come back, winning six out of the first seven rounds of the second half, forZe still managed to close out the match before it got dangerous with three in a row for 16-9.

Matchpage
16
9
24th July 2019
16
Mirage
9
 forZe K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Russia Almaz 'almazer' Asadullinalmazer 27 - 17 +10 113.6 1.70
Russia Bogdan 'xsepower' Chernikovxsepower 16 - 13 +3 82.5 1.31
Russia Andrey 'Jerry' MekhryakovJerry 23 - 19 +4 81.4 1.29
Russia Dmitriy 'facecrack' Alekseyevfacecrack 22 - 16 +6 79.5 1.24
Russia Evgeny 'FL1T' LebedevFL1T 15 - 19 -4 76.4 1.06
 Syman K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Belgium Nicolas 'Keoz' DgusKeoz 25 - 20 +5 93.4 1.30
Russia Ilya 'Perfecto' ZalutskiyPerfecto 20 - 22 -2 92.3 1.04
Kazakhstan Ramazan 'Ramz1kBO$$' BashizovRamz1kBO$$ 16 - 20 -4 67.7 0.92
Kazakhstan Sanzhar 'neaLaN' IskhakovneaLaN 14 - 22 -8 73.0 0.78
Azerbaijan Maksim 't0rick' Zaikint0rick 9 - 19 -10 38.7 0.55

Over in the match broadcasted on the secondary stream, DreamEaters and Spirit kicked off Group B with an Overpass affair, in which the first upset of the tournament was brewing as Svyatoslav "⁠svyat⁠" Dovbakh's side put together an amazing defense.

Viktor "⁠sdy⁠" Orudzhev's team only won two of the first few gunrounds off key multikills from Dmitry "⁠S0tF1k⁠" Forostyanko and Pavel "⁠COLDYY1⁠" Veklenko, but they found themselves giving up openings to Anton "⁠speed4k⁠" Titov's AWP from there on, as DreamEaters rallied to a 13-2 halftime scoreline.

When some key utility usage from svyat and Vladislav "⁠Krad⁠" Kravchenko's double gave the underdogs the second pistol round, as well, it was only a matter of time before they sent one of the tournament favorites, Spirit, to the lower bracket with a 16-3 beatdown.

 Spirit K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Russia Dmitry 'S0tF1k' ForostyankoS0tF1k 14 - 16 -2 82.8 1.03
Ukraine Viktor 'sdy' Orudzhevsdy 16 - 17 -1 95.4 0.95
Russia Leonid 'chopper' Vishnyakovchopper 8 - 17 -9 51.6 0.66
Ukraine Pavel 'COLDYY1' VeklenkoCOLDYY1 6 - 18 -12 41.3 0.36
Russia Artem 'iDISBALANCE' EgoroviDISBALANCE 6 - 19 -13 25.8 0.30
 DreamEaters K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Russia Anton 'speed4k' Titovspeed4k 23 - 9 +14 112.4 1.91
Russia Vladislav 'Krad' KravchenkoKrad 21 - 9 +12 107.2 1.70
Russia Igor 'Forester' BezotecheskiyForester 16 - 10 +6 87.1 1.49
Russia Semyon 'kinqie' Lisitsynkinqie 15 - 11 +4 106.6 1.34
Russia Svyatoslav 'svyat' Dovbakhsvyat 12 - 11 +1 55.7 1.00
Kazakhstan Ramazan 'Ramz1kBO$$' Bashizov
Ramazan 'Ramz1kBO$$' Bashizov
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
422
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.10
Russia Anton 'speed4k' Titov
Anton 'speed4k' Titov
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
586
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Russia Andrey 'Jerry' Mekhryakov
Andrey 'Jerry' Mekhryakov
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
905
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Russia Almaz 'almazer' Asadullin
Almaz 'almazer' Asadullin
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
827
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Russia Svyatoslav 'svyat' Dovbakh
Svyatoslav 'svyat' Dovbakh
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
509
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Russia Ilya 'Perfecto' Zalutskiy
Ilya 'Perfecto' Zalutskiy
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
351
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.13
Russia Dmitry 'S0tF1k' Forostyanko
Dmitry 'S0tF1k' Forostyanko
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
1126
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Russia Vladislav 'Krad' Kravchenko
Vladislav 'Krad' Kravchenko
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
556
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Ukraine Pavel 'COLDYY1' Veklenko
Pavel 'COLDYY1' Veklenko
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
947
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Ukraine Viktor 'sdy' Orudzhev
Viktor 'sdy' Orudzhev
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
725
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Spirit xDDD
2019-07-24 16:58
#5
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Austria shaak! 
Expected
2019-07-24 16:59
#17
adreN | 
Switzerland 2022 
Botdisbalance
2019-07-24 17:09
icanttoggleonLANdisbalance
2019-07-24 22:37
#9
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Poland Unluko 
Nice
2019-07-24 17:01
#11
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Myanmar xdcc 
drunk on spirit)
2019-07-24 17:03
DreamEaters >>>> Liquid Xd
2019-07-24 17:30
#2
cyx | 
Switzerland HUFTGOLD 
DreamEaters stickers plskkthxbb
2019-07-24 16:58
#3
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Sri Lanka kvezee 
Expected btw Ez 4 my friend speed4k
2019-07-24 16:58
#4
gas | 
Austria Phil_1337 
fotze #1
2019-07-24 16:59
Liquid lost to this
2019-07-24 17:00
#7
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Spain 1996 
iDis on LAN lel
2019-07-24 17:00
Only seen one game of Keoz, but now I understand why French ppl hyped him so much. Huge young talent.
2019-07-24 17:00
#16
green | 
Finland zntei 
syman is a joke of a team tho
2019-07-24 17:08
sadly yes
2019-07-24 17:44
He was an decent awper aswell... something that the french scene lacks
2019-07-24 17:11
except zywoo ofcourse? Sweden if any country lacks a decent awper
2019-07-24 17:45
Except ZywOo and kennyS ofc Maka is kinda inconsistent IMO to1nou hasn't improve since 2017
2019-07-24 18:16
France has 2 super good awpers which makes it possible to create 2 really good teams, they don't need a third :D
2019-07-24 18:22
I was hoping that Ex-3DMAX could improve more... but they seem stuck right now
2019-07-24 19:21
Maybe they should get keoz then :)
2019-07-24 21:06
#10
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United Kingdom VOSSKi 
ez for jerry & co
2019-07-24 17:01
ez for my boys dreameaters, sripit team with no future XD
2019-07-24 17:04
#13
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Hungary StraYzie 
wtf Spirit
2019-07-24 17:06
UpsetEaters
2019-07-24 17:08
#15
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Canada ASH1 
Wtf Spirit
2019-07-24 17:08
Navi save sdy please its painful watching him wasting his talent in dead team
2019-07-24 17:09
insane talent 16-17 vs a russian mix.
2019-07-24 17:12
#19
Boo | 
France mbl4 
yo wtf
2019-07-24 17:10
#21
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Russia Proxver 
ez4almazer
2019-07-24 17:11
#22
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Russia klepan 
tier1000 news
2019-07-24 17:12
#24
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Bulgaria No_1One 
DreamEaters stickers pog
2019-07-24 17:26
#25
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Liechtenstein niggatosynk 
siebites' nahui s plenta
2019-07-24 17:27
#27
ZywOo | 
France iNolake 
Save Keoz
2019-07-24 17:32
iCheatBalance goes -13 on lan, hmm
2019-07-24 18:11
#31
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Russia Nikosimus 
iDB on LAN 4Head WP by Keoz btw
2019-07-24 18:15
Wtf spirit
2019-07-24 18:16
#36
mantuu | 
Brazil CelesT 
gg spirit! omglol
2019-07-24 20:03
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