forZe take down HAVU to book semi-final spot in Rotterdam

forZe are through to the DreamHack Open Rotterdam semi-finals following a 16-14 victory on Nuke over HAVU in the Group B winners’ match.

forZe kicked off Nuke in winning ways thanks to a 1v2 clutch from Evgeny "⁠FL1T⁠" Lebedev in the opening pistol on the T side, but HAVU answered back immediately on a force buy, with Olli "⁠sLowi⁠" Pitkänen picking up a triple-kill with the XM1014. The chaotic back-and-forth from the opening rounds continued moving forward as both sides claimed an additional round apiece before FL1T yet again clutched out a 1v2 to reclaim the advantage for forZe.

The score levelled out once more at 5-5 before HAVU eventually took the lead for the first time in the game, however, the pattern of the match persisted as forZe were able to even the score out and lock down the final round of the half to gain an 8-7 advantage as the two squads swapped sides.

FL1T's clutches proved pivotal for forZe

The defensive side began with another pistol victory for forZe as the Russian side capitalised on their success to extend their lead to 9-7. With guns in hand, though, HAVU secured three successive rounds and placed themselves in control. The Finnish squad's advantage did not last long, however, as the nail-biting affair continued to get tied up time and again before a 13-12 lead for forZe eventually materialised. With the finish line in sight and the playoffs on the horizon, Andrey "⁠Jerry⁠" Mekhryakov and his squad managed to hit map point and finally close the game out 16-14 to book their spot in the semi-finals.

Matchpage
16
14
18th October 2019
16
Nuke
14
 forZe K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Russia Evgeny 'FL1T' LebedevFL1T 22 - 17 +5 87.7 1.25
Russia Bogdan 'xsepower' Chernikovxsepower 20 - 18 +2 72.2 1.12
Russia Dmitriy 'facecrack' Alekseyevfacecrack 19 - 18 +1 71.9 1.07
Russia Almaz 'almazer' Asadullinalmazer 23 - 23 0 74.0 0.99
Russia Andrey 'Jerry' MekhryakovJerry 18 - 22 -4 68.2 0.95
 HAVU K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Finland Aaro 'hoody' Peltokangashoody 30 - 23 +7 107.4 1.46
Finland Olli 'sLowi' PitkänensLowi 25 - 18 +7 67.7 1.12
Finland Lasse 'ZOREE' UronenZOREE 15 - 20 -5 62.8 0.98
Finland Joonas 'doto' Forssdoto 13 - 22 -9 66.3 0.84
Finland Eetu 'sAw' SahasAw 14 - 19 -5 51.8 0.81

Defeat for HAVU means they drop down to the lower bracket of Group B and will face off against the winner of CR4ZY and Asterion in a best-of-three decider for a place in the playoffs at 13:00 tomorrow.

Russia Andrey 'Jerry' Mekhryakov
Andrey 'Jerry' Mekhryakov
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1122
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Finland Olli 'sLowi' Pitkänen
Olli 'sLowi' Pitkänen
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
850
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Russia Evgeny 'FL1T' Lebedev
Evgeny 'FL1T' Lebedev
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
890
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
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ok
2019-10-18 20:43
forze avangar finals again
2019-10-18 20:43
eZ 4 forZe
2019-10-18 20:44
Forze top1 soon
2019-10-18 20:45
#5
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United States oddinary
ez
2019-10-18 20:45
nt Havu
2019-10-18 20:48
#7
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Europe skrekc
nt HAVU. They'll probably make play-offs anyway but it's gonna be hard against Avangar
2019-10-18 20:49
2 replies
+1
2019-10-18 20:52
+1
2019-10-18 20:57
Shit format
2019-10-18 20:51
Nt also havu>ence
2019-10-18 20:53
Wow such pro
2019-10-18 20:57
#14
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Russia BiG_BoSS12
ah shit here we go again
2019-10-18 20:59
b1?
2019-10-18 21:02
Wtf Hoody is actually good
2019-10-18 21:06
Havu can still take this
2019-10-18 21:09
Wtf didnt expect it to be that close, nt Havu
2019-10-18 21:25
final avg vs frz again?
2019-10-18 21:49
Hoody vs 9 ZOREExGod online ZOREExFluke on Lan
2019-10-19 01:41
nice best of 1 shit format
2019-10-19 01:42
#22
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Brazil parrud0www
No HAVU!!! Fuck them next game
2019-10-19 02:49
#23
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Russia M13F
Nt Havu good game
2019-10-19 09:37
I guess they need to work harder. They have a such potential, but its not enough
2019-10-21 11:29
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