sAw, Endpoint through to DreamHack Open Fall

mousesports and Movistar Riders will vie for the final spot in the RMR tournament in Friday's fifth-place decider.

sAw and Endpoint have qualified for DreamHack Open Fall after moving past Movistar Riders and mousesports, respectively, in the semi-final stage of the closed qualifier's lower bracket. There is now just one spot up for grabs in the European RMR tournament, with Finn "⁠karrigan⁠" Andersen's troops facing a must-win situation in the fifth-place decider match to avoid a disastrous elimination.

sAw, who had been sent to the lower bracket by Sprout after defeating Complexity and x6tence in the upper bracket (with both teams fielding coaches), sealed a hard-fought victory against their Iberian rival with a stunning comeback from 9-14 down on the final map, Inferno.

Endpoint beat mousesports for a second time in the qualifier

The qualification for the RMR tournament is an unprecedented feat in the history of the Portuguese squad, which was created at the start of the year. It also comes just three months after the team took part in the BLAST Premier Spring Europe Showdown, in which they finished in last place despite snatching a victory against Vitality.

After being forced to navigate their way through the lower bracket following a 0-2 defeat to Endpoint in the opening round, mousesports hit back with a vengeance as they cruised to a 16-1 victory on their opponents' map pick, Train. But Endpoint, who unveiled Shahar "⁠flameZ⁠" Shushan as their new fifth player last week, responded in a close Mirage game before completing the reverse sweep with a double-overtime win on Dust2, where they managed to stay composed despite blowing a 14-8 lead.

DreamHack Open Fall will run from October 15-25, with $115,000, RMR points and a spot at December's IEM Global Challenge LAN on the line. The team list for the tournament currently looks as follows:

Denmark Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
1741
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Israel Shahar 'flameZ' Shushan
Shahar 'flameZ' Shushan
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
166
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
#1
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Finland Cucumber))
well played
2020-09-25 01:29
#9
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Brazil morf_
vamos
2020-09-25 01:31
Uk and pt teams in a t1 tournament.. Love online cs
2020-09-25 03:04
#42
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Portugal MufT4r
So that u know. Pt players allways had better performance on lan.
2020-09-25 04:54
actually true
2020-09-25 05:55
Hence we have all these PT teams taking lan trophies
2020-09-25 11:21
Don't you need to go through online qualifiers before u get to lan?
2020-09-25 11:41
2020-09-25 18:43
Just like everyone else.... so it’s still a joke that they are in a t1 tournament
2020-09-25 12:05
how is that a joke if they won a qualifier?
2020-09-25 18:44
#138
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South Africa @FyreCS
Why is it a joke? They’ve been making progress all along, I think they deserve the chance and need the chance of experiencing T1 level. Very happy with the work they’ve put in And PT fans are actually kind people unlike Brazilians
2020-09-26 15:47
#86
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Portugal rdaxd
Too goos for the ukrain Navi uhn? Cry just a little
2020-09-25 13:15
you need to play an ONLINE qualifier to play in these events so u must be high or smth bro
2020-09-25 22:45
last spot easy for matchfixsports
2020-09-25 11:04
Mousesports_never_beat_riders
2020-09-25 11:21
Mousesports_never_beat_Endpoint
2020-09-25 12:56
endpoint bestpoint
2020-09-25 01:29
#11
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Europe Niko0
u do know endpoint is mix now and not UK team?
2020-09-25 01:35
Still uk org with uk roots and 2 uk players left
2020-09-25 02:24
#37
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United Kingdom justdam
also irish coach so close enough
2020-09-25 03:13
+1
2020-09-25 08:05
and? i support them nonetheless, i support c0ntact because they have 1 british player
2020-09-25 11:40
#4
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United Kingdom 230IQUSER
LETS GOOOO UK CS WOOO
2020-09-25 01:29
Let's go Saw!!!
2020-09-25 01:29
#38
VINI | 
Brazil VlNl
good jobs tugas
2020-09-25 03:14
#53
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Portugal rodzzyx
tyty irmao
2020-09-25 09:30
#6
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Portugal eilzinho
ez 4 sAw
2020-09-25 01:30
#56
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Indonesia lumayan
Ez vs coach hahahha
2020-09-25 10:23
#88
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Portugal Hmikas
U guys still mad? Come on...
2020-09-25 13:25
#104
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Poland rdka
Yes because your team is bad . Only lucky bracket gives you chance to play in dh . You lose against nemiga wisla avez skade ... and you still think sAw is good lul
2020-09-25 14:30
#111
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Portugal astacp
how much poorlak? lul
2020-09-25 14:56
#115
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Portugal Guiarte
We win against coL and Vitality. Plus, we don't need to continue the game when your opponents complaints about his game getting crashed :)
2020-09-25 15:27
We are onn dreamhack, are u?
2020-09-25 16:14
#121
MICHU | 
Poland rdka
2/5 sprout rekt you . Do you remember ??? You played game against a normal team and you lose 2;0
2020-09-25 16:18
we are on dreamhack, are u?
2020-09-25 18:47
sAw out early as usual
2020-09-25 01:30
#14
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Portugal yvel
lmao saw gonna rekt those teams
2020-09-25 01:48
#16
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Germany sniffy1997
yeah ^^
2020-09-25 01:53
Imagine malding about a team that is growing and trying to show that they thave talent and deserve a chance to compete in a t1 tournament. Expected from brasil , need to hate everything since they got humillated in hltv these months
2020-09-25 10:02
vocês já estão em um campeonato com times tier 1, agora fazer ao menos um ponto neles é que é difícil.
2020-09-25 11:14
congrats #sAwtoaudar or whatever it is
2020-09-25 12:01
Ta vendo? Vc é um toxico nojento. Vai agora e diz que é ironia.
2020-09-25 11:09
at least sAw can beat Endpoint, otherwise they would literally lose every match
2020-09-25 11:15
#90
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Portugal Hmikas
They Said that on the open qualifier... They Said that on the closed qualifier... They say that everytime and we pass everytime 😉
2020-09-25 13:30
Still hasn't won anything lmaoooo
2020-09-25 13:31
#97
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Portugal Hmikas
RTP arena CUP, la copa, mlp...
2020-09-25 13:37
#98
JUST | 
Portugal Hmikas
More than mibr in 3 years, sadly
2020-09-25 13:37
I support FVRIA, not mibr, a team that has won two dreamhacks in 2020, more than the whole portuguese scene kekw
2020-09-25 13:39
Congrats, u won a dreamhack in NA against tier 27 trama OMEGALUL
2020-09-25 13:43
I can't say why are you Brazilian so mad with us I mean we support so much of all cs and Brazilian cs it's in our hearts too like fallen for me it's a legend and I love to see fallen play and also cold, also fer is like watching a madman with the guts to do every wild play, and I think I speak for all portuguese that we would like to see these players prosper again cause we love them too
2020-09-25 14:38
#113
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Portugal astacp
dude whats wrong with you? lol our scene is shi*, we have a team playing a dreamhack and happy for that why are you comming here to spread your hate? whats your point? is this an escape for your shit** life? just chill man.
2020-09-25 15:00
#128
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Portugal Roronoaa
Grow up kid, you only support the team that is winning, because furia was nothing before 2019 and they only increased when they were abusing kriegs. Today you are furia, tomorrow you dont know
2020-09-25 18:53
flamez beast >>>>
2020-09-25 01:30
#10
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Portugal saikez
Lets go sAw !
2020-09-25 01:32
#12
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United Kingdom DDoubleE
Endpoint is looking so good! Keep going lads!
2020-09-25 01:37
#26
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United Kingdom JupiterACE
Yeah mate Endpoint are actually smashing it rn
2020-09-25 02:30
+1 great tactical discipline from them.
2020-09-25 02:53
#59
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Japan SiRRRRO
thats why they lose to romanian team in mdl lul what doink endpoint there nexus 999 times better
2020-09-25 10:56
#72
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Turkey KhT
then why nexus not even in this tour?Endpoint did well in this tour.
2020-09-25 11:31
2020-09-25 12:59
#91
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Portugal Hmikas
Hahahahaha
2020-09-25 13:31
its not wrong
2020-09-25 13:31
#96
JUST | 
Portugal Hmikas
Yes man i laught cause its funny (i Guess that why propõe laught, right?)
2020-09-25 13:36
yes!
2020-09-25 13:40
#117
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Portugal DOGrlf
actually nexus is a pretty decent team, very underrated
2020-09-25 15:46
#13
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Russia Syonamaru
Deserved win for both teams!
2020-09-25 01:42
#19
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Portugal Hmikas
LETS GOOOOOOOO
2020-09-25 01:57
#24
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African Union mikecool
Came sAw conquered ;)
2020-09-25 02:04
saw last place ez
2020-09-25 02:41
#93
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Portugal Hmikas
At least we're in 😉
2020-09-25 13:31
#30
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Portugal Diogo0814
Let's go saw
2020-09-25 02:42
sAw might be a small team compared to the others, only has 9 months of life, but we will still support them NO MATTER WHAT. VAMOSSSSS SAWWWWWWWWWW !!!!!
2020-09-25 02:49
gl to them, I like what I'm seeing from both, endpoint is going to be a surprise
2020-09-25 02:55
#sAwtouadar
2020-09-25 03:01
gl endpoint
2020-09-25 03:20
#sAwtouadar
2020-09-25 06:23
ez4ep
2020-09-25 07:16
lets go endpoint <3
2020-09-25 09:04
#49
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Spain Disundead
BORA MOVISTAR RIDERS!
2020-09-25 09:14
#50
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Romania DelianCSGO
Good performance for saw this is coming from a nexus fan you know what you guys do in advanced playoff little toxit but you guys have my respect for endpoint how tf endpoint make it here ? 0 6 in mdl.... my brain is hurting
2020-09-25 09:21
Well, i think what happen between nexus and saw fans, was a clash of bad apples in both communities. If we forget that, that is actually a good relationship between both teams fans
2020-09-25 11:11
#71
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Turkey KhT
hate is shit thing just makes chaos
2020-09-25 11:29
#79
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Romania DelianCSGO
Yeaa i wait a match Saw vs Nexus this will be fun to watch
2020-09-25 12:36
#69
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Turkey KhT
Maybe they full concentrated in this tour?idk but they played well.Congratz to both teams and gl in the main tour.
2020-09-25 11:23
#118
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Portugal DOGrlf
nexus very good and underrated team and still very young i like them
2020-09-25 15:47
<3
2020-09-26 22:57
#52
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Sweden Lordzxz
sAw playin with the big boys now
2020-09-25 09:28
#54
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Portugal MCDOUG
Not the first time, they already played a Blast, they have been consistent with a lot of good qualifications. Now they just need to keep it up on the actual tournaments.
2020-09-25 09:50
#65
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Turkey KhT
their only problem is age I think,but age can be just number if they improve theirselves
2020-09-25 11:19
#108
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Portugal MCDOUG
I don't see it as a problem, if they were 40 maybe, the biggest issue with age is patience and time, because naturally you'll have more responsibilities (sons etc), but I don't think you'll lose "cs abilities" with age. If they're committed, training well, watching demos and analyzing their opponents, everything will work.
2020-09-25 14:43
I think it was the highest point that a Portuguese team reached, we had some things in 1.6, but I think that nothing of this level, I remember the RoyalFlush go far with fox JuDiCe Kickfl1p iNsideR calc And yesterday we had the proof that a Portuguese team a few years later did something great too. In the past eswc had a much higher relevance than today and it was practically what defines the best team of the year, we had cpl etc but all right. Regarding the saw, I write this for them, because I know they will read it, they are totally congratulated and we all knew they had to make it, it took years for some of the members of this team, it took years to get here, but this is the proof that the hard work pays off, in fact it makes me sad that the trio roman mut and fox is separated, but we realize that maybe it was for the good of both sides. Really congratulations, I think that all Portuguese today should have a different posture than they had during the last 10 years at Fraglider talking about all the possible shit of Portuguese teams and that never in life supported them in the vast majority. Propz to MIRAAA,has been here from 20 years arki MUTiRiS rmn JUST stadodo One love dog
2020-09-25 10:24
#120
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Portugal 34itaNz
Nice one bro
2020-09-25 16:17
Please Riders don't choke again))
2020-09-25 11:22
they did
2020-09-26 10:24
Yes 😢
2020-09-26 10:25
rip hermano , good luck next time
2020-09-26 10:25
#70
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Turkey KhT
Congratz saw that was great comeback,congratz endpoint afte 0-6 in mdl,congratz to mouz they still make it close while they played 9 hours.Good luck to everyone in main tournament.(I forgot movi,they fought well but they choked in the end,unfortunately for them.)
2020-09-25 11:26
i dont understand. many shits players in good teams. They earn a lot of money but they r terrible. for example. krystal,tarik,stanislaw,stewie2k,karrigan,twist,golden, and more. i talked about some times about adren and oskarish finally they have been kicked already. but what about others? there is a lot of young talents on scene.
2020-09-25 11:42
Experience, brain all stuff you need in a team and they have it for example karrigan still drops an occasional 30 bomb when hes having a good day so..
2020-09-25 12:42
he top fragged on Train last time EP and Mouz played
2020-09-25 13:00
Yeah let's just kick every single IGL that doesn't frag like BlameF. LOL. Use your brain .
2020-09-25 14:34
haha always same. 'igl igl igl' u think if someone is igl must be the worst sh1t on map everygame? u r wrong. they r so bad igl
2020-09-25 15:00
#81
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Hungary Shiron212
gg
2020-09-25 12:45
#82
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Finland Kahvipollo
crazy how they name team after a player, but respect it nontheless
2020-09-25 12:49
#95
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Portugal Hmikas
sAw is better than sAw
2020-09-25 13:35
#124
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Portugal ImCooL
Between sAw and sAw I think sAw would win
2020-09-25 17:53
no sAw > sAw
2020-09-25 21:09
#87
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France StickyRice
Go Movistar, GL guys
2020-09-25 13:20
nice
2020-09-25 14:05
#103
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Russia razorVJ
mouz trash
2020-09-25 14:15
sAw is showing some potential, with small changes they could be a really good team. Same for Endpoint.
2020-09-25 15:39
saw is playing pretty good
2020-09-25 22:12
#137
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Portugal Guiarte
BINDE PA FESTA!!!!
2020-09-26 13:22
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