Sprout qualify for ESL Pro League Season 10 Europe
The upper bracket final of EPL Season 9 EU regulation witnessed a best-of-three series between Sprout and Heretics, deciding the 15th participant of EPL Season 10 Europe. Sprout's qualification leaves a single slot vacant for the final participant of the European league, kicking off on Tuesday, October 8.
The series commenced on Dust2, where Sabit "mirbit" Coktasar and company got off to a solid start on the offense, securing a 9-6 lead. A consecutive pistol round victory on the CT side set the team up for a cruise of a defense, as seven back-to-back rounds saw the Germans assume a 1-0 map lead at 16-6.
Inferno followed, where Sprout continued to demonstrate early confidence on the defence, later matched and subsequently exceeded by Heretics to produce an 8-7 in favour of the French roster. A flawless pistol round record ensured Sprout's fast closure of the series, as Heretics were only able to fend off the German offense on two occasions over the entire half, conceding map two, and the series, wtih a 10-16 deficit.
|Sprout||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Timo 'Spiidi' RichterSpiidi||41 - 27||+14||83.3||1.41|
|Florian 'syrsoN' RischesyrsoN||40 - 28||+12||74.4||1.34|
|Josef 'faveN' BaumannfaveN||37 - 24||+13||85.2||1.32|
|Nils 'k1to' Gruhnek1to||26 - 30||-4||74.0||1.06|
|Sabit 'mirbit' Coktasarmirbit||23 - 22||+1||54.1||0.99|
|Heretics||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Logan 'LOGAN' CortiLOGAN||32 - 30||+2||71.9||1.04|
|Gaëtan 'JiNKZ' JaminJiNKZ||25 - 32||-7||65.5||0.95|
|Jérémy 'jeyN' NguyenjeyN||26 - 32||-6||53.9||0.78|
|Bryan 'Maka' CandaMaka||24 - 36||-12||56.7||0.75|
|David 'Davidp' PrinsDavidp||23 - 37||-14||53.9||0.69|
With the upper bracket victor decided, two series remain to be played out to determine the final participant of ESL Pro League Season 10 Europe, both of which will take place Sunday, August 18. Below is the schedule for the two concluding match-ups, followed by a list of currently-known participants of the league:
Sunday, August 18