ATK qualify for ESL Pro League Finals

Envy claimed their first win of the second group stage with a narrow 2-1 victory over DETONA. Meanwhile ATK breezed past Singularity 2-0 to secure a spot at the ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals in December.

The second set of matches kicked off with an intense battle between DETONA and Envy, which began on the North American side's map pick of Train. The first round went the way of DETONA, who were easily able to retake the B bombsite thanks to a triple kill from André "tiburci0" Rossetto. From there, the Brazilian team seemed set to run away with the half as they climbed to a comfortable 8-2 lead; however, several multi-kill rounds from Jacob "FugLy" Medina quickly brought Envy back into the game and started what would turn into an eight-round win streak.

The tables yet again turned as DETONA started a small comeback of their own after finding themselves down 8-10. With both sides now firing on all cylinders, and regulation time coming to a close, overtime was inevitable. It was clear that neither side had any plans of slowing down and it wasn't until the fourth batch of overtime rounds that Envy finally managed to pull ahead and win Train 28-25.

Envy outlast DETONA on Train to win 28-25 in fourth overtime

Dust2 saw DETONA take yet another convincing 8-2 lead, but this time around the Brazilian team proved to be much more prepared for what Envy had in store as they gave up just three more rounds before closing out the half 10-5. Despite opening up their defensive side with a victory, tiburci0 and his troops struggled to close out their map pick, just barely muscling their way past the offense of Envy to win Dust2 16-12.

Despite failing to make a comeback on Dust2, Envy came into Inferno, the third and final map of the series, with fire in their veins as they marched to a 3-0 lead after winning the pistol round. The North American team proceeded to concede just four rounds to the defense of DETONA during the first half, resulting in an 11-4 scoreline. With the sides now switched, Envy began to crumble as their eight round lead slowly faded away, ultimately resulting in a 15-15 score. The battle continued into two sets of overtime, which saw Envy finally close out the map 22:20 and secure their first win of the second group stage of ESL Pro League Americas.

Matchpage
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2
15th November 2019
25
Train
28
16
Dust2
12
20
Inferno
22
 DETONA K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Vinicius 'vsm' Moreiravsm 107 - 86 +21 94.9 1.30
Brazil André 'tiburci0' Rossettotiburci0 90 - 82 +8 78.7 1.10
Brazil Lucas 'Lucaozy' NevesLucaozy 77 - 75 +2 73.9 1.04
Brazil Matheus 'prt' Scuveroprt 81 - 87 -6 65.5 1.00
Brazil Matheus 'Tuurtle' AnhaiaTuurtle 74 - 90 -16 71.7 0.96
 Envy K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Jacob 'FugLy' MedinaFugLy 91 - 74 +17 78.5 1.19
United States Noah 'Nifty' FrancisNifty 90 - 85 +5 78.6 1.08
United States Ryan 'ryann' Welshryann 85 - 89 -4 75.1 1.05
United States Sam 's0m' Ohs0m 76 - 85 -9 70.1 0.96
United States Zachary 'Eley' StaufferEley 78 - 96 -18 75.1 0.95

The second matchup between ATK and Singularity started on Overpass, which saw Ian "motm" Hardy's side take off with a 4-0 start after winning the pistol round. From there, Singularity managed to string four rounds of their own together to tie up the game 4-4. Despite giving up the early lead, ATK remained unphased by their opponents moves as they regained control of the map and kept Singularity shut down for the remainder of the half. The momentum of Johnny "JT" Theodosiou and company continued into their offensive side as they cruised to the finish line, closing out their opponent's map pick 16-7.

motm drops 27 kills against Singularity on Overpass

ATK continued to run rampant as Nuke got underway, running up a deadly 7-2 lead on the offense. Singularity finally managed to catch a break towards the end of the half by securing four more rounds of their own, however, it wasn't enough to stop ATK from going into the second half with a 9-6 lead. With the players of ATK firing on all cylinders, Singularity found themselves unable to hold either bombsite and their odds of tying up the series 1-1 began diminishing rapidly. ATK gave up just one round on their CT side, resulting in a swift 16-7 victory on Nuke for the primarily American team.

Matchpage
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United States
7
Overpass
16
7
Nuke
16
 Singularity K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Sweden Robin 'robiin' Sjögrenrobiin 25 - 35 -10 69.8 0.84
United States Will 'dazzLe' LoafmandazzLe 27 - 39 -12 70.5 0.81
United States Sebastian 'seb' Buckiseb 29 - 37 -8 64.9 0.79
United States Michael 'dapr' Gulinodapr 29 - 36 -7 65.5 0.79
United States Skyler 'Relyks' WeaverRelyks 18 - 36 -18 59.5 0.62
 ATK K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Ian 'motm' Hardymotm 54 - 25 +29 123.2 1.82
South Africa Aran 'Sonic' GroesbeekSonic 46 - 24 +22 100.2 1.67
United States Josh 'oSee' OhmoSee 32 - 27 +5 75.2 1.18
United States Ricky 'floppy' Kemeryfloppy 28 - 25 +3 62.8 1.05
South Africa Johnny 'JT' TheodosiouJT 22 - 27 -5 62.9 0.95

One final round of matchups will see ATK take on DETONA while Envy go up against Singularity, but the results for the group leaves ATK assured at the top. With their 2-0 victory over Singularity and DETONA's loss to Envy earlier in the day, ATK have secured themselves a spot at the ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals.

The standings for Group A of the second ESL Pro League Americas group stage now look as follows:

Brazil André 'tiburci0' Rossetto
André 'tiburci0' Rossetto
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
315
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.12
United States Jacob 'FugLy' Medina
Jacob 'FugLy' Medina
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1043
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
South Africa Johnny 'JT' Theodosiou
Johnny 'JT' Theodosiou
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
513
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
United States Ian 'motm' Hardy
Ian 'motm' Hardy
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
446
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.11
Let's go ATK #1
2019-11-15 10:06
Gl boys
2019-11-15 10:06
ez for motm, mvp of the match
2019-11-15 10:25
#13
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Germany Ez4aVGgg 
WASTED SPOT
2019-11-15 10:20
#2
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India JW_BesTesT 
Deserved
2019-11-15 10:05
#22
s1mple | 
Other zj2 
free vsm
2019-11-15 11:00
#3
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Argentina Chief02 
N8ce
2019-11-15 10:06
#5
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United States EZ_4_Trump_CS 
EZ 4 Africa
2019-11-15 10:06
#6
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Israel geturlolon 
reminder they started the season in mdl lol
2019-11-15 10:07
#21
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India Noobdian 
Ooof
2019-11-15 10:57
#30
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Israel geturlolon 
its a reverse oof, they went from mdl to lan finals, pretty big progress for one season
2019-11-15 12:01
americas qualify is a fucking joke, just look at group D, full group of trash, why didn't they put FURIA or Renegades(100T) in there. And now we have such trash teams as ATK and Sharks being qualifed for the finals, its ridicilous
2019-11-15 10:08
#9
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Finland JHdash77 
Group D is supposed to be the South America group. This was the case last season too. Also Furia and Mibr are playing NA so they're not in the SA group
2019-11-15 10:11
In just ridicilous, that trash region doesn't deserve to have it's own group, just mix them up with other regions and this is the only way they can become stronger
2019-11-15 10:13
Hahaha what are you complaining ASIA-PACIFIC have a qualify, Sharks rn is better than any Asia-pacific team (GH is the only team that could beat them), also all the teams that are in SA qualify beat 90% of these team of this qualify. The reason of ESL give them a qualify is because its a reagion in development and they want to bring the internation T1 experience to them, if you want to look in that perspective of whose is good or bad just NA and EU would exist 'cause all the best SA teams are into NA
2019-11-15 15:26
#52
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United States @FyreCS 
Yes mens)))) somebody with brain cells! It’s exposure and for prospects! Sharks look very good btw, wtf is this guy saying XD ATK have potential, we shall see if they can compete with the best
2019-11-15 15:49
+1 they need experience, this guy is complaining about something that also happen in his scene
2019-11-15 15:58
#67
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United States @FyreCS 
XD what a guy
2019-11-15 18:28
#31
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Israel geturlolon 
they either shouldnt have their own group or should have mibr and furia. it's a shit group to give diversity and make the sa kiddos feel good, not like you can say it'll boost viewers when they'll already just watch when mibr or furia makes the lan from the normal groups
2019-11-15 12:02
They have their Own group 'cause since S8 of EPL they had LA League which was created to give a T1 experience to the in-development reagion of SA; it was a direct spot in EPL.
2019-11-15 15:30
#49
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Israel geturlolon 
Then keep it their own thing and don't intermingle with the rest of NA. No one complains about SEA/OCE/Asia getting 2 spots at the lan and having RNG in NA since they dont intermingle with other groups and hand out free wins.
2019-11-15 15:30
they tried at S9 to integrate everything in one event thats why they have a group 'cause LAL was online till the final and ESL want everything on lan so they give them a exclusive group and excluded LAL; its the same event into other, now the shuffle is ESL faut that 100T and Furia are in the same group.
2019-11-15 15:36
#68
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Israel geturlolon 
no one cares why they did it, the point is its trash and they should fix it.
2019-11-15 19:59
0/8
2019-11-15 21:25
Also its not NA qualy anymore is Americas, they changed the name too
2019-11-15 15:57
#11
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Argentina Demianctn 
Sharks trash team ? u dont know what u saying man
2019-11-15 10:15
Yeah thats ridicilous.
2019-11-15 11:12
Sharks got through with LA league qualify; LAL that got into EPL NA Qual 'cause they wanted to unify the events in a LAN qualify
2019-11-15 15:17
#55
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World nakTriceps 
I agree about FURIA and 100T in same group, while ATK qualifying easily in another. About Sharks, at least they have potential, dude, trust me.
2019-11-15 15:52
NA finals are a joke EU is stacked in every group and in NA we gotta watch atk envy singularity and detona fight it out lel
2019-11-15 10:08
ATK was in the same group as Liquid and Renegades in round 1, this is round 2 with the teams that fell short in round 1, so obviously it will be lower ranked teams together. Not really sure why you are complaining.
2019-11-15 10:26
#26
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Australia opzy 
The joke is that furia and 100t are in the same group, but atk are the best in the other
2019-11-15 11:13
#32
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Israel geturlolon 
its a joke because col dropped out and south america gets a free invite group for their teams that arent good enough to make it in na
2019-11-15 12:03
yea but remember in EU 4 teams go through to the finals in round 2. Only 2 go through in NA
2019-11-15 15:15
So deserved for sonic.
2019-11-15 10:20
ATK is a very young squad...they have potential ..
2019-11-15 10:21
FREE VSM
2019-11-15 10:22
Wasted spot
2019-11-15 10:26
#19
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Australia CLEGGY 
EZ4ATK ZA > NA > BR
2019-11-15 10:33
s0m carried by coach LUL
2019-11-15 10:42
#37
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United Kingdom MitchCrompton 
bot s0m can only frag in FPL xDDDDDDD
2019-11-15 13:34
yup xD
2019-11-15 13:47
#23
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South Africa RelentlessZA 
ATK THE BOYS
2019-11-15 11:09
#24
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Oceania sergei_ 
Furia/100T > ATK - and its not even close And yet they are in the same group because of NA EPL's mongoloid seeding system
2019-11-15 11:09
True, Furia would’ve qualified in both
2019-11-15 13:18
#27
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South Africa adaro_ 
ATK all the way
2019-11-15 11:13
#28
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African Union mikecool 
Atk are the best playing team so far, so it's definitely deserved.
2019-11-15 11:18
#56
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World nakTriceps 
I agree. The problem is FURIA-100T in same group. Both are way better than ATK.
2019-11-15 15:54
#71
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African Union mikecool 
+1
2019-11-16 06:12
NA CS LUL
2019-11-15 11:33
#33
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Russia BULLYHUNTER_8 
Too ez for flopper and motm :)
2019-11-15 12:45
#34
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South Africa noobsaibot182 
AFRICAN CS TOO STRONK
2019-11-15 13:04
Pog
2019-11-15 13:11
#38
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Chile Zzalb 
ez for mah boy floppy
2019-11-15 13:43
#40
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Germany L1lK1M 
T4 team at Pro League finals.. gg
2019-11-15 13:48
gj
2019-11-15 14:38
EZ
2019-11-15 14:39
WTF
2019-11-15 14:45
#44
gAuLeS | 
Brazil Gereph 
plz free vsm wtf
2019-11-15 14:55
Playing against bots
2019-11-15 15:50
#51
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Brazil parrud0www 
Free vsm!!
2019-11-15 15:42
Playing against bots
2019-11-15 15:50
#57
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World nakTriceps 
Free vsm!!
2019-11-15 15:55
Playing against Envy with Coach lol
2019-11-15 15:58
#61
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World nakTriceps 
I was expecting your reply, tks.
2019-11-15 16:05
I’m being honest, when you are playing against a coach and S OMEGALUL M. You’re not playing the best competition
2019-11-15 16:07
#66
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World nakTriceps 
You´re still playing against 4 players that in theory are better than u (cuz u onlly play in BR leagues). So 1.30 rating is very good, anyways.
2019-11-15 17:56
#63
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CIS Cresscent 
wasted spot
2019-11-15 16:08
#64
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France CocoBiceps 
Small reminder Eley on inferno 37 kill top fraging Gg Eley insane perf from a coach
2019-11-15 17:46
s0m is so terrible u can make a montage of fails from the last 2 games alone
2019-11-15 17:48
#69
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France SplasHg0d 
ez for god motm
2019-11-15 20:07
I wouldn't say easy he grinded for it and deserves everything he's gotten. That boy has put in massive amounts of work. He's earned a lot of respect
2019-11-16 06:17
#73
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France SplasHg0d 
I don't think you understand the meme. But I know motm personally and am well aware he deserves everything he has achieved.
2019-11-16 21:46
got you.. i didnt realize it was a meme.. just seen motm grind and grind for the last 2 years and now its finally paying off.. dude has stepped up huge this year..
2019-11-17 22:12
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