cadiaN's effort not enough as Astralis beat Heroic in DreamHack Open Fall

The 25-year-old in-game leader put up some impressive numbers in this action-packed Danish derby.

Astralis got their DreamHack Open Fall campaign off to a great start as they edged past Heroic 2-1 to join G2 in Group B's winners' match. In this clash between the current top two teams in the world, Astralis were made to work hard to come out on top as Casper "⁠cadiaN⁠" Møller fought tooth and nail to keep his team alive, finishing the match with a series-high 1.43 rating.

The match began with a banger of a Vertigo game as Astralis came back from 9-14 down to equalise the score in the last round of regulation. The first three overtimes could not determine a winner, but then Lukas "⁠gla1ve⁠" Rossander's charges won four in a row to lock down the map.

cadiaN was Heroic's top performer on all three maps

Heroic looked a different side on Train as their double AWP setup with cadiaN and Martin "⁠stavn⁠" Lund with the Big Green proved very effective against the Astralis offense. After switching sides, Astralis still attempted a response, but Heroic quickly got into their stride and wrapped things up.

It all came down to Inferno, where only one round separated the two teams at the break as recovered from a slow start to their T side. Heroic came out of the break looking brighter and won three in a row to bring the scoreline to an 11-7 advantage, but then Astralis put up a resolute defensive performance and held the Terrorists off without much concern.

Matchpage
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Vertigo
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Train
16
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Inferno
13
 Astralis K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussendupreeh 81 - 69 +12 84.6 1.16
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossandergla1ve 64 - 68 -4 76.7 1.01
Denmark Patrick 'es3tag' Hansenes3tag 59 - 71 -12 69.1 0.96
Denmark Emil 'Magisk' ReifMagisk 60 - 72 -12 61.5 0.90
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtzdevice 63 - 71 -8 60.3 0.89
 Heroic K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Casper 'cadiaN' MøllercadiaN 97 - 59 +38 93.6 1.43
Denmark Martin 'stavn' Lundstavn 66 - 64 +2 69.7 1.03
Denmark Nikolaj 'niko' Kristensenniko 72 - 67 +5 71.4 1.02
Denmark René 'TeSeS' MadsenTeSeS 59 - 72 -13 68.1 0.94
Denmark Johannes 'b0RUP' Borupb0RUP 55 - 66 -11 59.1 0.84

Heroic will open up the action on Friday as they will fight for their tournament lives against Endpoint at 13:00 , while Astralis will face G2 later in the day (16:00 ) for a spot in the playoffs of this Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournament9.

Denmark Martin 'stavn' Lund
Martin 'stavn' Lund
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
837
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1378
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Denmark Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1188
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
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NOOOO HEROIC :(* JULIANO > CADIAN BTW
2020-10-16 01:40
choke masters
2020-10-16 01:41
cadian top, classics
2020-10-16 14:57
Wow, almost a hundred bomb.
2020-10-16 02:06
#54
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Syria LONE_8122
juliano would have gone +50
2020-10-16 05:13
Gg wp - astralis played as a team
2020-10-16 08:56
No es3stag no win
2020-10-16 15:20
ggwp edit: oh third, PogU
2020-10-16 01:40
#4
f0rest | 
Romania CSm1n
Nt cadian
2020-10-16 01:40
+38 omfg
2020-10-16 01:40
That's s1mple level performance. Holy sh*t
2020-10-16 06:26
0/8
2020-10-16 06:30
It's 8/8 and his stats speak for themselves. I woulda said the same thing about niko.
2020-10-16 06:38
#83
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Netherlands RiberiA
Expected from FaZe fan
2020-10-16 09:15
#154
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Singapore FallBlade
-1
2020-10-16 16:48
0/8 -38 would be s0mple performance
2020-10-16 10:36
+1 in 3 map major final. but itd only go to 3 if it was a bo5
2020-10-16 10:47
hltv.org/stats/matches/mapstatsid/97061/.. +1 This is what a GREAT performance from s0mple looks like
2020-10-16 10:51
one of his best against vitality xaxaxaxaxa
2020-10-16 11:07
Poor dev1ce cuckboys have to pick out 1 map l0l. There are several series where Dev1ce does shit... you have to individually pick out a s1mple map lel.
2020-10-16 12:47
every player has plenty of shit series. stop being such an idiot. this is just crazy because of how dogshit that map was, obviously hes gonna mention a 0.3 more often than a 0.8 or smthing
2020-10-16 13:55
and device had at least a 0.14 better rating than s1mple on nuke? logic.
2020-10-16 14:05
Logic is you can pick any individual map and say they played badly if their team got fucked... what is hard to understand about that? There are several series where both players have shit maps but pick it up in the other two, and there are also a few series where they have shitty series. Picking out 1 map where the team gets fucked doesnt prove any point?? The fact you have to pick out a bad map shows how good someone is.
2020-10-16 14:09
"The fact you have to pick out a bad map shows how good someone is." why does the same not work for device? he misses a shot and half the forums is talking about for a day. he has a short slump and everyone says he was shit for the past year or so. oh wait, you dont like him, so what works for someone else doesnt necessarily work for him even if its the exact same situation. also wondering why you still didnt reply to the ecofragging chart :)
2020-10-16 14:20
OFcourse the same applies to dev1ce... i didnt say s1mple because i was talking about both. As to the ecofragging chart i got my statistics wrong, it was the same source as your twitter account but it only recorded it for IEM new york 2017 and i mis-read it. My point is dev1ce is great, definitly one of the best of all time, but s1mple just does stuff nobody else, he frags like mad on top of carrying his rubbish team- and he's done that on a few roasters with different teammates, dev1ce hasnt proven to be effective if he isnt with his core. Not his fault but still in my eyes it takes some credibility from him. Magisk and dupreeh have been sensational for just as long and some would argue are more effective than dev1ce. You can trust dev1ce to drop 20 but how often will he single handedly win games alone compared to Zywoo/s1mple?
2020-10-16 14:27
i never said s1mple is not the GOAT. the only "hate" posts i make about him are either baits or just jokes. hes the most skilled player of all time. you cant really say he has the aim of niko, the spray of electronic and the game sense of shox because he moved even further than the previous best in all aspects of the game. i just dont see a reason to hate device all over the thread either.
2020-10-16 14:31
So you make jokes or baits about s1mple but others cant do the same? I'm literally doing the same fucking thing LOOOOL.
2020-10-16 14:32
i thought you were serious. ok then.
2020-10-16 14:33
That's a wholesome ending to a heated argument. +11 to both of u :)
2020-10-16 22:58
no its not, hes an idiot.
2020-10-16 23:02
+1111 lmaooo
2020-10-16 22:56
U know as well as i do it's not true. Who are u kidding??
2020-10-16 22:54
I'm just baiting in peace🙏
2020-10-16 23:02
Peace!!
2020-10-16 23:04
+1
2020-10-16 13:55
ecovice
2020-10-16 01:40
#47
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Denmark Kon10R
Yeah, right ... Mr. 15 MVP's ... "Eco frags" may not be enough to get you THAT far. You just don't understand what Dev1ce is doing ... but no worries: None of the other top teams has figured it out either!
2020-10-16 03:39
Dont get hurt so much that u write a paragraph once someone calls him ecovice. It only shows how mentally weak and desperate dev1ce fans are. U all shouldnt even be trying to convince ppl on hltv "How great dev1ce is" People with brain cells know already!!
2020-10-16 06:28
+1
2020-10-16 07:16
so you admit that device is great?
2020-10-16 10:43
#115
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Denmark Kon10R
He doesn't "admit" anything. He's able to recognize great players: These top 100 or 200 players we see again and again are the VERY ELITE out of millions.
2020-10-16 12:03
hes not able to recognize it. hes constantly hating on device whos a top 5 player pretty much all the time.
2020-10-16 13:05
Yes. He is great. He is the most consistent player as far as hltv top10 ratings go. He almost never misses top5 or top10. Coming from a s1mple fan.
2020-10-17 18:52
+1
2020-10-16 09:45
+1
2020-10-16 10:37
+1
2020-10-16 10:45
#114
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Denmark Kon10R
You may have a point! I'm trying to educate people with air "up there" ... I must learn to restrain myself! 😎👍
2020-10-16 11:59
+1
2020-10-16 12:36
#167
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Denmark Kon10R
And btw: I wrote 5 lines. And you wrote 5 lines ... 😁
2020-10-17 08:28
#89
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Germany DavLy
Tbh it was a bad game from devve
2020-10-16 09:45
0.89
2020-10-16 10:36
Tbf, 17% of his frags are anti-ecos, 9% are exits...that's fucking 26% easy/useless kills... 4% more than anyother t1 player...
2020-10-16 12:48
source: trust my delusional biased brain bro
2020-10-16 13:06
Ahh more dev1ce dickriders... Why are you kids everywhere??? Why is he known as "ecovice"? because the stats show he has so many eco frags... Accept it and move on..
2020-10-16 13:12
there are literally no stats that show how many ecofrags a player gets... hltv users are just stupid.
2020-10-16 13:12
Not on hltv you fucking moron... there are demo reviewing sites which do calculate the number of exits in a clutch scenario and "eco frags" what a typical danish moron.
2020-10-16 13:13
source of this stat? :D
2020-10-16 13:14
I'll try to find it again, I just remember the ridiculous percentage dev1ce had
2020-10-16 13:15
You mean in 2018 when Dev1ce was injured?? i wonder why he doesnt show up on the graph... oh because he didnt fucking play...
2020-10-16 13:18
yeah sure "17th of July 2018" "last 3 months" totally not the period where astralis started dominating. youre an idiot with no proof and reasoning to your statement whatsoever. if you at least looked at the post or knew when device was sick... device hater classic.
2020-10-16 13:23
#168
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Denmark Kon10R
Which means 74% is ... what? Your language is offensive and uncalled for. Let's keep it cool. I guess it's expected from any awp'er to "deliver" the easy frags as well, and Dev1ce apparently does. I'm not necessarily a "dickrider", just pointing out here and there that he moves around like no one else. No wonder he gets a lot oif ecofrags as well, but he is apparently SURVIVING TILL THE END with 15 MVP's. That's a useful skill for his team.
2020-10-17 08:34
GOATVICE
2020-10-16 10:36
+1
2020-10-16 11:11
Dupreeh>Ecocadian
2020-10-16 01:41
#10
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Chile pr4ctic
better luck next time... #1 Danish Team btw PepeLaugh
2020-10-16 01:42
guys cadian is not that good... he was cheating lmao
2020-10-16 01:42
nah, no cheat lol
2020-10-16 02:36
Is he is using some kind of hack, that's 4 sure
2020-10-16 03:25
+1 You can't go +38 against astralis otherwise
2020-10-16 10:37
What about all the other matches? Danish bias...
2020-10-16 01:43
#37
device | 
Denmark 4vs0
top 2 teams going into overtime in a close bo3 but u want them to talk about some t10 NA or cis teams?
2020-10-16 02:28
+11111
2020-10-16 02:57
Cuz this is a match between the 2 best teams im the world and your beloved M16R can't even get 3 players to stand in for them
2020-10-16 10:38
FeelsBadMan
2020-10-16 01:43
+38 holy fuck
2020-10-16 01:43
Best player of the week.
2020-10-16 01:45
#16
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Netherlands Sem0733
Of course I pick Device over Zywoo in Fantasy team this time around and he plays like poo.
2020-10-16 01:46
#48
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Denmark Kon10R
Individual players or skills are interesting to the kids. But when it comes to Astralis, "someone else" always steps up.
2020-10-16 03:43
He played amazingly like always this game Just had more impact frags and clutches than multikills ehich is why his rating was lacking
2020-10-16 10:39
lol, he played shit. Dev1ce fanboys will literally grasp at any excuse...
2020-10-16 12:49
tbh he played shit, but he also did have more impact than the stats might say. he definitely contributed more than es3tag and magisk to the wins.
2020-10-16 13:51
#Ripcadian
2020-10-16 01:48
Name doesn’t check out anymore
2020-10-16 04:40
yea and it comes off of a terrible choke and a fake comeback :/ epic final though
2020-10-16 11:52
Both choked hard at one point, but yes, very exciting game to watch.
2020-10-16 22:14
Just fucking laugh at your nickname
2020-10-16 10:39
sure go ahead im pretty impressed it lasted for nearly 7 months though
2020-10-16 11:52
Mine has lasted for 5+ years :)
2020-10-16 12:46
ok congratz my man :) although i couldnt possibly imagine how many banned accounts you had to go through xd
2020-10-16 12:47
Going strong on this for 1,5 years so far
2020-10-16 13:55
#18
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United States kza7
Cadian really fckn deserved this
2020-10-16 01:51
#43
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Australia CaZeR01
Why
2020-10-16 03:18
#49
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Denmark Kon10R
"Deserve" is based on emotions. But that's not how it works in real life.
2020-10-16 03:44
Something that doesnt WORK in real life doesnt mean it SHOULDN'T. Word "DESERVE" itself implies that things that DON'T usually work, SHOULD work in real life. Cadian performed the BEST in the server and that is why he SHOULD have won. Which basically is a different way of saying that he DESERVED to win. Regardless of things not working in real life the way you want to, meaning of deserve does not change and it does not entirely depend on emotions.
2020-10-16 06:37
Wrong.
2020-10-16 08:02
what a well thought out response...
2020-10-16 12:59
Lol ikr!!
2020-10-16 23:01
you know that feeling when you hear / read something thats so wrong and you think of the myriad of responses required to help the person who said it comprehend it and then you think.. fuck it... and just call it what it is? lols. like if someone says "2+2=5" and triples down on it with stupidity you just end up saying "no dude, its 4."
2020-10-17 16:09
K
2020-10-16 23:02
Wrong.
2020-10-16 10:40
damn nt cadian
2020-10-16 01:53
97 bomb and lose lmao kick_borup_ffs
2020-10-16 01:55
Borup is a cleaning detergent in Denmark
2020-10-16 10:41
cadian hard carry
2020-10-16 01:56
chokeroic, borup who??? dog
2020-10-16 01:56
Damn cadiaN man really never surrendered in his career and he is getting what he wanted
2020-10-16 01:57
#66
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India daksh29
yes men very inspiring
2020-10-16 06:49
#24
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Brazil Vicmar
cadiaN Pog
2020-10-16 02:00
-Borup + refresh
2020-10-16 02:04
Ye borup has had a couple of rough weeks peeformance wise... If he doesnt start steppin up mby mby :()
2020-10-16 07:55
Good game though
2020-10-16 02:06
#28
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Saudi Arabia Xpicyy
So happy for cadiaN fucking beast preformance
2020-10-16 02:09
Heroic are good though
2020-10-16 02:12
ITS OK BOYS, NO SHAME IN LOSING TO ASTRALIS KEEP BEING THE SECOND BEST TEAM IN DENMARK
2020-10-16 02:14
lulvice 60 adr XDD
2020-10-16 02:15
NT cadiaN.
2020-10-16 02:16
#savecadian
2020-10-16 02:21
Now cadian next to astralis after est3g go to clown9
2020-10-16 02:23
playoffs of this Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournament9. nice typo
2020-10-16 02:25
#36
device | 
Israel rvt1
heroic, too strong
2020-10-16 02:28
Ofc he was amazing, I didn't pick him on my fantasy
2020-10-16 02:51
nt
2020-10-16 02:57
Unlucky. I personally would say Heroic was the better team to start off. if they could've closed that Vertigo match.
2020-10-16 03:00
#46
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Russia Slavaa
nt cadian
2020-10-16 03:37
Really good match Idc who won But heroic did put all the work there
2020-10-16 05:02
Astralis picks train many times and lose. They can't play train still they pick it
2020-10-16 05:44
#64
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Denmark twinseN
Yeah i dont know why either , they should have picked overpass instead :)
2020-10-16 06:38
Heroic cheaters tho
2020-10-16 06:14
#58
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Denmark Menterx
HUNDEN cheated, if the players knew is unsure.
2020-10-16 06:17
Of course they knew 🙄
2020-10-16 07:54
#76
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Denmark Menterx
Well maybe, possibly, but we don't know for sure. One thing I find disgusting is they keep HUNDEN on, they should fire him on the spot!
2020-10-16 08:20
Every coach knew about the bug. What makes you think players didnt 😕
2020-10-16 08:47
#90
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Europe AlL1n
Exactly when I get sus call out of thin air in mm I always ask whear is info from shaming this way cheaters and stop them giving unfair info.
2020-10-16 10:13
#57
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Denmark Menterx
GG WP to both teams, Astratis was a bit lucky IMO... :)
2020-10-16 06:16
#61
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Latvia kjyy
very impressive from cadiaN, i used to throw him in the same bucket as Maniac because of him more often being an analyst at tournaments not a player. guess that assumption was incorrect
2020-10-16 06:28
i assumed the same for pros who start doing analyst jobs, but he really found his form again
2020-10-16 08:29
gg nt cadian 😩😩😩
2020-10-16 07:03
CadiaN > Devbot
2020-10-16 07:16
CanadiaN > cuckv1ce
2020-10-16 07:32
-device +cadian
2020-10-16 07:34
#78
shAy | 
Denmark pdxm
Good game tho
2020-10-16 08:31
#79
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United Kingdom foolio
i know that feel cadian, i went 40-17 2 days ago and lost 16-13.
2020-10-16 08:35
#82
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Turkey AstralisUP
nt cadian
2020-10-16 09:10
man, vertigo was so much fun watching. But both teams especially Heroic just got so so greedy in overtime and it was clear they had panic comms. Last overtime Heroic got timed and bullshitted so hard :( nt CadiaN Train was a surprise. BEating Astralis on train is not bad at all and it shows their dedication WPWP :DDDD inferno, shouldnt have been played. It should have been a 2 - 0 from heroic if they just had a bit more luck in the last ot on vertigol :(((((
2020-10-16 09:33
nt though
2020-10-16 09:38
Cadian major MVP PogU
2020-10-16 09:44
#104
RpK | 
France pol44r
proof that device is carried by his team and when there is any good awper in other team he goes -KD
2020-10-16 10:46
Cadian holy fuck
2020-10-16 11:01
If only B0RUP had turned on his monitor.. This is a monster when he feels up to it
2020-10-16 11:30
astralis is really lucky
2020-10-16 11:40
With an in game coach Heroic would have won this 2 - 0 : )
2020-10-16 11:52
#117
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Germany 'ezpz
True Hunden would have a feeling if astralis is banana or not
2020-10-16 12:42
+1 hahahah
2020-10-16 14:34
dev1ce GOAT ofcourse. Casual goat 0.89 rating against a team without a coach.
2020-10-16 12:49
nice logic mate
2020-10-16 13:59
It's really impressive that cadiaN while being IGL can stil be a consistent fragger. Astralis is just the best atm., I think their era has started again. Heroic is just looking trash atm. honestly, small changes are needed if you ask me.
2020-10-16 14:55
Rip CadiaN
2020-10-16 16:17
97 kills - still lose to world best
2020-10-16 20:21
cadiaN wooooooooooooooooooow
2020-10-16 23:05
Is it only me or is it not kinda fishy that a washed up danish player gives up on his career comes back and playes like he is better than simple. In a team that got caught cheating using the coaching bug and the players said they new nothing about it. This was also at the same time this heroic became one of the best teams in the world out of nothing in cs first online era since they started to play on lans.
2020-10-17 07:55
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