G2 cruise past fnatic; GODSENT edge out mousesports in cs_summit 6
fnatic enter the tournament in poor form, after disappointing finishes in DreamHack Masters Spring, BLAST Premier Spring Showdown, and most importantly, ESL One: Road to Rio - the first Regional Major Ranking event. In desperate need of Major Ranking points, fnatic managed to fight through the qualifier, but looked flat in the opening game of cs_summit 6, losing 2-0 to G2. mousesports, in a similar situation to fnatic regarding recent results, but up a stronger fight but against a much lower-ranked team, GODSENT (#26), with the final score being the same: 2-0.
G2 kicked off the series with a dominant T-side on Nuke, their map pick, with the only scary part being a four-round streak early on where fnatic clutched their way to success. The rest of the half was one-sided, seeing G2 go up 10-5 before the switch. fnatic secured pistol, but couldn't convert the 3-0 as Nemanja "huNter-" Kovač wreaked havoc with a saved Krieg, seeing G2 go back to winning ways. In the second half, Kenny "kennyS" Schrub was again on the AWP and continued his strong play (14-7), fnatic replied with one, but the French-Serbian side went on to close out Nuke 16-8 after a huNter- 1v3.
kennyS brought over his from Nuke to Train, landing three crisp USP-s headshots to get the ball rolling early for G2. The French-Serbian squad went on a streak from the start, with Audric "JaCkz" Jug's quad-kill making it 7-0, and their tally reaching 10 before fnatic got on the board with a fast A hit. The Swedes managed to salvage the half after that, 11-4, but even with the second pistol going their way, the threat for G2 was never really there. The first buy went the way of Nemanja "nexa" Isaković's men and they cruised to the 16-7 victory, 2-0 for the series.
|G2||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nemanja 'nexa' Isakovićnexa||41 - 22||+19||93.8||1.49|
|Kenny 'kennyS' SchrubkennyS||41 - 22||+19||84.2||1.41|
|Nemanja 'huNter-' KovačhuNter-||40 - 31||+9||94.7||1.35|
|Audric 'JaCkz' JugJaCkz||37 - 31||+6||82.7||1.27|
|François 'AmaNEk' DelaunayAmaNEk||33 - 27||+6||71.3||1.14|
|fnatic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Jesper 'JW' WecksellJW||30 - 39||-9||66.1||0.86|
|Ludvig 'Brollan' BrolinBrollan||32 - 39||-7||71.7||0.85|
|Robin 'flusha' Rönnquistflusha||26 - 34||-8||55.6||0.85|
|Freddy 'KRIMZ' JohanssonKRIMZ||25 - 40||-15||65.8||0.69|
|Maikil 'Golden' SelimGolden||20 - 40||-20||62.2||0.65|
GODSENT won the two opening rounds and a Asger "Farlig" Jensen 1v2 clutch early into Dust2, mousesports' pick, but it was Finn "karrigan" Andersen's men that took the lead thanks to strong rifle round plays. Jesse "zehN" Linjala's 1v1 and two 3K holds from Martin "STYKO" Styk allowed GODSENT to recover in the second part of the half, finishing it 9-6 ahead. With the second pistol won and followups converted, GODSENT went up 12-6, but mousesports didn't falter. They again looked dominant in rifle rounds, pulling it back to 15-13, only to let the last two rounds slip. GODSENT edged into overtime and then closed out the map 19-17 after karrigan self-immolated in a 3v2 afterplant on B.
On Vertigo, GODSENT were off to a great start, securing a 6-2 lead on the offensive side of their map pick. Then, multikills from Özgür "woxic" Eker and Robin "ropz" Kool saw mousesports pull back on the defense, finishing 9-6 behind. The B split worked out for them on the pistol, but mousesports fumbled against the force buy, allowing GODSENT to take control of proceedings. Kevin "kRYSTAL" Amend's squad was on the verge of economic demise a couple of times in the half, but managed to stay afloat, winning key rounds every time to reach a 14-8 lead. David "frozen" Čerňanský then won two rounds in a row for mousesports, getting entries and multikills, but two eco losses brought Vertigo to a conclusion, 16-13 in favor of GODSENT.
|GODSENT||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Jesse 'zehN' LinjalazehN||57 - 44||+13||96.1||1.31|
|Pavle 'Maden' Bošković Maden||51 - 49||+2||76.8||1.08|
|Martin 'STYKO' StykSTYKO||42 - 48||-6||77.7||1.03|
|Kevin 'kRYSTAL' AmendkRYSTAL||35 - 42||-7||70.1||1.00|
|Asger 'Farlig' JensenFarlig||38 - 42||-4||53.1||0.92|
|mousesports||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Özgür 'woxic' Ekerwoxic||53 - 42||+11||82.4||1.22|
|David 'frozen' Čerňanskýfrozen||43 - 43||0||77.8||1.10|
|Robin 'ropz' Koolropz||52 - 43||+9||80.2||1.09|
|Finn 'karrigan' Andersenkarrigan||37 - 50||-13||70.0||0.90|
|Chris 'chrisJ' de JongchrisJ||40 - 47||-7||70.0||0.88|