Extra Salt, paiN qualify for DreamHack Open January NA

The two teams will join Rebirth and Triumph on the team list for the $30,000 event.

The North American closed qualifier for DreamHack Open January has concluded, seeing Extra Salt and paiN claim the two spots on offer in the main event.

Justin "⁠FaNg⁠" Coakley's debut under the Extra Salt banner went swimmingly as the team edged past Bad News Bears and paiN in the upper bracket to claim their spot in the $30,000 tournament.

Josh "⁠oSee⁠" Ohm was the driving force in both of his team's series victories, narrowly securing 16-13 and 16-14 wins on Inferno and Nuke against Peter "⁠ptr⁠" Gurney's men before defeating the Brazilian roster in a three-map series, requiring overtime for a victory on map one before recovering from a Dust2 loss by scoring a 16-9 win on Nuke to claim a win.

oSee led the way for Extra Salt with 1.58 and 1.26 series ratings

Vinicios "⁠PKL⁠" Coelho's side recovered from their upper bracket final loss to Extra Salt as they soundly took down High Coast 2-0 in the final series of the qualifier.

The two teams had previously squared off in the opening round, in which paiN had come out the better side in a closely-contested affair, but this was not the case in the rematch as the Brazilian team remained in control throughout to claim a 2-0 victory and ensure their berth to the main event.

The team list for DreamHack Open January North America, which is set to run from January 27-31, looks as follows:

Brazil Vinicios 'PKL' Coelho
Vinicios 'PKL' Coelho
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
804
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
United States Josh 'oSee' Ohm
Josh 'oSee' Ohm
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
721
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
United States Peter 'ptr' Gurney
Peter 'ptr' Gurney
Age:
30
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1000
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.61
Canada Justin 'FaNg' Coakley
Justin 'FaNg' Coakley
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
272
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.71
who car
2021-01-24 12:59
4 replies
i car did
2021-01-24 13:08
3 replies
Rip i_car :(
2021-01-24 13:08
2 replies
who?
2021-01-24 14:50
1 reply
Ez tournament for paiN, NA may just rename to united brazil of america at this point
2021-01-24 15:21
nice
2021-01-24 12:59
#3
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Brazil Beckenbauer
2021-01-24 12:59
4 replies
why did you need to screencap it
2021-01-24 13:00
3 replies
#7
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Brazil Beckenbauer
To highlight the sadness of the NA scene
2021-01-24 13:02
2 replies
#20
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Austria Cheesle2
to be fair EG, Liquid, Furia and various other relevant brazil teams are in Europe.
2021-01-24 13:35
1 reply
#24
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Brazil ZerongBr
Brazilian teams aren't NA's though. They have been in Europe more than 2 months already
2021-01-24 14:45
#4
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India IridiuM
Ok
2021-01-24 13:00
Quality tournament
2021-01-24 13:01
#8
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South America ZyvvOo
wtf is this, i thought teamone was on this shit
2021-01-24 13:02
3 replies
#10
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Namibia Nachofish
they lost some good players so no
2021-01-24 13:04
They are bootcamping in EU for Katowice play-in
2021-01-24 13:08
1 reply
#28
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South America ZyvvOo
oh really
2021-01-24 14:52
#9
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Namibia Nachofish
its time for afrika
2021-01-24 13:04
2 replies
#18
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Slovakia xaboff
Saminamina ee
2021-01-24 13:27
1 reply
Waka waka ee
2021-01-24 13:29
#11
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Asia Blurblur
Lol
2021-01-24 13:05
NA scene in 2021
2021-01-24 13:26
nice
2021-01-24 13:27
NACS PogU
2021-01-24 13:27
NA teams haha
2021-01-24 14:01
#22
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United Kingdom galaxyv2
jesus... thats sad
2021-01-24 14:04
#23
Jame | 
Poland SebL
How did Extra Salt qualify? This team literally played their first tournament and their roster on paper is really bad. paiN is great, I think if they would play in EU they would be a TOP 50 team in the world.
2021-01-24 14:44
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#25
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Brazil ZerongBr
Extra Salt played with RCF, I think. Maybe that's some of the reason why they played okay Edit: don't know why I thought he played with them, but I remember seeing something like that. Saw wrong then
2021-01-24 14:49
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#26
Jame | 
Poland SebL
They played with their full 5.
2021-01-24 14:49
#32
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Brazil fs1
I believe that he played for high coast, just don't remember on who's place.
2021-01-24 16:12
To be fair FaNg seems really good, and with floppy they were a top 16 team
2021-01-24 18:06
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#38
Jame | 
Poland SebL
FaNg is looking really good, I agree, honestly this lineup if we look on it to compete in NA, is looking insane actually.
2021-01-25 13:59
#37
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Brazil Necro_Spa
i mean the core players are together for more than a year so they have a lot of experience as a team
2021-01-24 18:37
1 reply
#39
Jame | 
Poland SebL
This one change changed a lot actually.
2021-01-25 13:59
#29
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Germany Zackst3rz
NA KEKW
2021-01-24 14:57
#31
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Argentina fxzo
PaiN improving a lot, first time they played like shit even on Brazil and now they qualify for a DH Open, with time they will be a solid top 20 team
2021-01-24 15:56
no pain no gain ! let's goooooooooooooooo
2021-01-24 16:21
#34
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United States B0b3rT
Damn
2021-01-24 17:58
LETS GO EXTRA SALT
2021-01-24 18:20
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