NAVI advance to WePlay! Clutch Island grand final; VP to face Spirit in consolidation final rematch

Natus Vincere reached the WePlay! Clutch Island grand final after beating Virtus.pro in a three map series, sending them to the consolidation where they will face Spirit.

The Group B winners, Virtus.pro, and the runners up, Natus Vincere, faced off in WePlay! Clutch Island for the first time in the playoffs' upper bracket final. To get there, VP beat Spirit and NAVI beat Nemiga in the first round of the bracket, both with a 2-1 scoreline. Earlier today Spirit and Nemiga played their lower bracket match, with Viktor "⁠sdy⁠" Orudzhev and company coming out ahead to earn a spot in the consolidation final. Unable to beat Natus Vincere in the upper bracket final, Virtus.pro will now go on to rematch Spirit for a spot in the grand final.

Mareks "⁠YEKINDAR⁠" Gaļinskis and Sanjar "⁠SANJI⁠" Kuliev downed all five CT players on the Dust2 opening pistol round as Virtus.pro slid into the lead early on, which they were able to extend to 5-0 after the first full buy round and the ensuing anti-eco. Virtus.pro then hit the A site successfully with a split attack to keep their momentum going. A late B entry on the following round ended up in VP planting with a 3-2 advantage, further extending their lead to 7-0. Natus Vincere were able to get on the board in the eighth round for the first time, with a triple by Ilya "⁠Perfecto⁠" Zalutskiy and double by Egor "⁠flamie⁠" Vasilyev, trading rounds until the end of the half, ending it 4-11.

A triple by Kirill "⁠Boombl4⁠" Mikhailov kept NAVI in it on the Terrorist side, which quickly became a comeback as Virtus.pro were unable to put up a solid defense, getting overrun every round. Virtus.pro finally got on the board in the second half after losing the lead as a slow round by Natus Vincere ended up in the attacking squad not being able to plant the bomb, opening the door for VP to come back as they retook the lead, 13-12. Virtus.pro hit match point before the last round of regulation, breaking Natus Vincere’s economy, but couldn’t close it out as it went to overtime. Despite the slip, VP were the superior team in overtime, winning 19-17.

NAVI are through to the WePlay! Clutch Island grand final

Aleksandr "⁠s1mple⁠" Kostyliev took out three players in the first pistol round on Overpass to put Natus Vincere ahead on the attacking side as they charged on to a 6-2 lead. A strong showing by Alexey "⁠qikert⁠" Golubev on the B site helped VP not fall too far back, however, as they brought it to 7-8 before the half to keep their dreams of closing out the match in two maps alive.

Two opening kills by Denis "⁠electronic⁠" Sharipov helped Natus Vincere take the second pistol round to keep their lead on the CT side in hopes of pushing the series to a decider map. They then pushed it to 11-7 ahead of the first gun round, but were then unable to stop an A play by Virtus.pro. The attackers then pushed into B site, ending in a 2vs2, but were denied by s1mple’s AWP before they could plant the bomb. NAVI then got ahead 13-9, starting to run away with the map. VP then won two to try and bring it back, but four kills by Perfecto on B got NAVI back on track to win the map, 16-12.

Virtus.pro will rematch Spirit in the consolidation final

Virtus.pro won the CT side pistol round on Train, but weren’t able to follow it up as s1mple killed four players in the forcebuy. NAVI then took control of the half early on, going up 5-1 before VP tallied a second. Despite a three-round streak midway through the half, Natus Vincere were the dominant force, setting up an 11-4 lead after what tends to be the harder side on Train.

Perfecto got two important kills against the last two surviving attackers in the second pistol round to defuse the bomb, clearing the way for Natus Vincere to win the map out, 16-4, and secure a spot in the WePlay! Clutch Island grand final.

Matchpage
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 Natus Vincere K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostylievs1mple 67 - 40 +27 78.5 1.35
Russia Denis 'electronic' Sharipovelectronic 59 - 45 +14 78.8 1.23
Russia Ilya 'Perfecto' ZalutskiyPerfecto 53 - 41 +12 71.7 1.16
Russia Egor 'flamie' Vasilyevflamie 58 - 49 +9 79.9 1.14
Russia Kirill 'Boombl4' MikhailovBoombl4 52 - 52 0 64.2 1.01
 Virtus.pro K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Kazakhstan Alexey 'qikert' Golubevqikert 52 - 59 -7 66.1 0.93
Russia Dzhami 'Jame' AliJame 45 - 54 -9 63.9 0.90
Latvia Mareks 'YEKINDAR' GaļinskisYEKINDAR 47 - 59 -12 61.9 0.86
Uzbekistan Sanjar 'SANJI' KulievSANJI 48 - 59 -11 66.2 0.84
Kazakhstan Dauren 'AdreN' KystaubayevAdreN 33 - 59 -26 54.6 0.69
Russia Kirill 'Boombl4' Mikhailov
Kirill 'Boombl4' Mikhailov
Age:
21
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
747
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Uzbekistan Sanjar 'SANJI' Kuliev
Sanjar 'SANJI' Kuliev
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
477
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Russia Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev
Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev
Age:
23
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1379
KPR:
0.71
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 Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
Age:
21
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
947
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Kazakhstan Alexey 'qikert' Golubev
Alexey 'qikert' Golubev
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
903
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Latvia Mareks 'YEKINDAR' Gaļinskis
Mareks 'YEKINDAR' Gaļinskis
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
746
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.70
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
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.24
Maps played:
1200
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.10
#1
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India lemuig 
Ez Perfecto played soo fucking good on overpass And flamie ofc he is back S1mpletronic at its finest as usual Boombl4 as an igl is going great
2020-06-27 22:00
#9
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Europe icedheart 
Perfecto really plays soooo good today!
2020-06-27 21:59
#18
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
and nobody says anything to flamienator FeelsBadMan
2020-06-27 22:01
#21
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India lemuig 
I did He played super efficient
2020-06-27 22:02
#40
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
after 2nd edit of comment, wow
2020-06-27 22:15
#62
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India lemuig 
I had to do that cus to get the #1 comment
2020-06-28 06:01
#81
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
i got #2 with 4x longer message than your (by words, but by symbols my message mine bigger in 13.5 times)
2020-06-28 17:12
#82
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India lemuig 
#2 is not #1 :) You were just lucky I was a bit late to the thread and still got #1
2020-06-28 17:35
#83
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
i could be #1 if didnt fail with texting my message
2020-06-28 19:23
#86
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India lemuig 
xD np
2020-06-29 08:47
S1mple played good after that horrible performance yesterday
2020-06-28 03:52
#64
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India mr_magician 
that too not upto his level. on dust2 he seemed absent to me
2020-06-28 07:15
#65
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India lemuig 
It was a team performance it dosent matter if he dominates or what The whole team performed and that's how you win the game And that's what astralis were consistent about
2020-06-28 07:18
#66
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India mr_magician 
i am not complaining about their win or team performance. I replied to a comment that had s1mple as a centre point. so my comment was about s1mple's performance only.
2020-06-28 07:21
#74
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India lemuig 
yeah well him and elec were neat
2020-06-28 10:40
#2
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
Botren strikes once again!
2020-06-27 21:58
#3
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Russia ToughGuy 
EZ
2020-06-27 21:58
#4
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Russia Evil_DaviD1 
Nice Na'Vi, you must win this fcking tournament. I want to see you on major, on legend stage, not t2-3 teams like Spirit, Winstrike, etc. #NAVIDAVI
2020-06-27 22:00
It would be so sad if navi don't qualify to major without zeus, so dramatic
2020-06-27 22:09
#54
mir | 
Russia VelsVivard 
Na'Vi are the same tier 2-3 team like all those now and not even the best team at it.
2020-06-28 01:56
#61
ceh9 | 
Russia Klugervl 
Only online
2020-06-28 05:18
#68
mir | 
Russia VelsVivard 
Doesn't matter, still disgrace to fall so low.
2020-06-28 09:27
are you're betting ??
2020-06-28 09:35
#72
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Azerbaijan orxanplayer 
Navi left Starladder major as a legend team.Even if they lost all their matches in this tournament,they would still play as a legend team.This is not qualifiier,it just gives some points.Qualifiers have already been played,even before corona
2020-06-28 09:48
#73
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Russia Evil_DaviD1 
Dude, "Legend Status" invites have been canceled. Now every team has to play RMR tournaments in order to get to the major.
2020-06-28 09:52
#84
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Azerbaijan orxanplayer 
Source?
2020-06-28 21:04
NAVI SO FUCKING LUCKY
2020-06-27 21:59
#15
s1mple | 
Russia h3x0r 
ofc navi lucky when u cant even win 1on1 duels
2020-06-27 22:00
#17
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India lemuig 
Flair checks out, lmao hahahaha Enjoy -26 Actually enjoy the whole VP negative xxaxaxa
2020-06-27 22:02
+111
2020-06-28 03:21
Hahahha +1
2020-06-28 03:53
nt nursultan
2020-06-27 22:05
#27
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Ukraine s1mple_GOAT 
cry is free botren
2020-06-27 22:08
#6
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Sweden Fizze 
Adren really needs to step up
2020-06-27 22:01
To be fired
2020-06-27 22:09
Step down.
2020-06-27 22:21
He needs to retire
2020-06-28 03:21
#71
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Sweden Fizze 
Maybe
2020-06-28 09:40
EZ
2020-06-27 21:59
ez for s1mple
2020-06-27 21:59
I am kinda adren fan, but his days in T1(T2) cs are done. Or better to say... should be.
2020-06-27 22:00
#13
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Iran oldHabit 
Just like flame dog said we just wanted to make them feel like they can win this one
2020-06-27 22:00
flukevi
2020-06-27 22:00
Botsent 2:0 choke2
2020-06-27 22:10
Ez for godfecto
2020-06-27 22:01
Name checks out Flag doesn't
2020-06-27 22:03
#45
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Russia Oppai_senpai 
Flag for forsaken's neighbors
2020-06-27 23:29
#50
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Sweden JimmyNeutron7 
Jihadsaken?
2020-06-27 23:56
ez4navi #NAVINATION #NAVIDAVI
2020-06-27 22:01
#22
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Ukraine IAFNN 
EZ TOURNAMENT FOR SPIRIT EZ4SPIRIT
2020-06-27 22:02
-1 virtus pro will trash them out once again
2020-06-27 22:11
Nah, i want navi to play against everyone, so spirit navi is banger matchup 100%
2020-06-27 22:11
I aren't think that
2020-06-27 22:11
Name checks out
2020-06-27 22:13
How
2020-06-27 22:14
U r unbaitable
2020-06-27 22:14
Ez mens)))
2020-06-27 22:15
#79
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Ukraine IAFNN 
EZ4SPIRIT
2020-06-28 16:26
Navi will destroy them nt
2020-06-28 16:31
#28
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Ukraine s1mple_GOAT 
EZ FOR GOAT S1MPLE
2020-06-27 22:08
But that navi round 5v3 with going out of time hahahahahaha most retarded round in cs history
2020-06-27 22:10
Could be 2 0 but blad3 had bet on 2.5 more maps
2020-06-27 22:14
#35
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Romania ViolentJ 
GGs
2020-06-27 22:12
Adren TT
2020-06-27 22:28
Wow what a super pro gaming top best teams in the world mathc wow such unreal major final gg navi
2020-06-27 23:26
S1mple CSGOD, the best player ever, top1 2020 Na`Vi the best team of 2020
2020-06-27 23:49
0/8 flag checks out
2020-06-27 23:51
you cannot argue against facts
2020-06-27 23:52
I agree only with the last sentence of #46
2020-06-27 23:55
Navi is not the best team at all but s1mple is the best player
2020-06-28 03:23
shut up azr
2020-06-28 12:20
U can shut me up but u cant shut hltv. Lol stats speak for themselves
2020-06-28 15:57
Finally some good cs from navi,lets forget about that dust 2 round Kappa
2020-06-28 00:12
#53
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Poland SebL 
I have no idea how this NaVi team wins matches. They are looking so bad. Virtus.Pro lacks chemitstry, and they are just really bad overall, they had some wins but the only decent team they have beaten was Spirit and it was really close. Very bad team as I said. Spirit is a really good team.
2020-06-28 01:35
gg
2020-06-28 01:59
perfecto had some nice clutches
2020-06-28 06:03
Great team performance from the best team in the world.
2020-06-28 07:32
#69
B1T | 
Ukraine devitt 
Good job)
2020-06-28 09:32
+100500
2020-06-28 11:30
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