NKT win 2-0 to secure IEM Fall Asia open qualifier

With this victory NKT round out the team list for the closed qualifier.

NKT, current home to ex-Grayhound rifler Erdenetsogt "⁠erkaSt⁠" Gantulga, completed their comfortable cruise through the second IEM Fall Asia open qualifier by besting CatEvil 2-0 in the grand final. Both teams went into this best-of-three having experienced little trouble in the single elimination best-of-one phase of the qualifier, NKT also being by far the highest rated team at the event.

NKT join Checkmate, Wings and Invictus in the closed qualifier, which takes place September 17-19, where two spots at IEM Fall will be up for grabs.

erkaSt and his team enjoyed a comfortable run through this qualifier

CatEvil almost got off to the perfect start on their pick of Mirage, taking favourites NKT all the way to overtime before falling at the final hurdle. NKT have Tengis "⁠sk0R⁠" Batjargal to thank for carrying them over the finish line, the young rifler posting a 1.63 rating and 34 kills to help take the map.

Overpass, NKT's pick, was a very different story. A one sided affair saw CatEvil post a measly four rounds as NKT quickly put the series to bed, securing themselves a spot in the closed qualifier.

Asia
Matchpage
2
0
12th September 2021
19
Mirage
15
16
Overpass
4
 NKT K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
61 - 26 +35 110.9 1.82
43 - 29 +14 93.0 1.41
39 - 28 +11 72.7 1.25
34 - 29 +5 71.6 1.17
32 - 30 +2 66.1 1.13
 CatEvil K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
30 - 40 -10 62.6 0.85
29 - 43 -14 61.8 0.75
29 - 42 -13 64.3 0.73
29 - 41 -12 54.7 0.65
24 - 44 -20 54.8 0.59
Mongolia Erdenetsogt 'erkaSt' Gantulga
Erdenetsogt 'erkaSt' Gantulga
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
834
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.66
Mongolia Tengis 'sk0R' Batjargal
Tengis 'sk0R' Batjargal
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
215
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.68
Nice
2021-09-12 16:56
NKT to Europe when?
2021-09-12 16:57
5 replies
#7
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Slovakia xaboff
In November for Major
2021-09-12 16:59
3 replies
#19
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Indonesia songokong
unfortunately it's impossible for them to surpass both vici and tyloo from rmr points
2021-09-12 19:12
2 replies
No it's possible but very unlikely. To qualify NKT would have to win the event, with Checkmate getting 2nd place.
2021-09-12 19:25
1 reply
#24
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Indonesia songokong
Yeah apparently it's actually possible but checkmate... I really haven't seen them doing too well other than first open quali, highly doubt they would even place 3rd in the closed quali
2021-09-13 02:46
#27
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Indonesia songokong
If Funspark Grand Final in EU, they should be in EU for that
2021-09-13 02:54
#3
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United States burNout_
Mongolian cs > the entire rest of Asia
2021-09-12 16:57
2 replies
#15
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Mongolia 7DoA
so true
2021-09-12 17:46
1 reply
#29
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Indonesia lumayan
LOL
2021-09-13 11:08
Asian Super Team smurfing on chinese team
2021-09-12 16:58
the Asian superteam finally proving it is exactly that
2021-09-12 16:58
5 replies
I hope they can get their chance with this to be honest, because they haven't been showing up lately but their overpass against CatEvil looked better. Maybe they are able to actually get into IEM Fall 2021 Asia now and show themselves
2021-09-12 17:06
4 replies
definitely. The whole project is starting to show results at a level it hadn't reached since BTRG in 2019. As long as sk0r keeps doing well I see this team going places.
2021-09-12 17:11
#25
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Indonesia songokong
Honestly they have been doing really well in all previous tourneys other than the first open quali. They bested Tyloo, IG, Renewal, and WU to win the Funspark Asia Playoff. They probably gonna rep Asia above Tyloo for the Funspark grand final
2021-09-13 02:50
2 replies
I believe in them ans hopefully even Get invited to like lower eu events
2021-09-13 12:00
1 reply
#34
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Indonesia songokong
They still don't have an org after getting 1st in 3 out of their last 4 tournaments, so I'm both happy and worried for them. I think they definitely can get EU invitations tho, then we can see what they can actually do
2021-09-13 16:56
Niceeeeee.. let's go NKT
2021-09-12 16:58
better than prime astralis
2021-09-12 17:00
Signed up 2021-08-04
2021-09-12 17:02
1 reply
classic king dempz
2021-09-12 17:12
gogo xcc
2021-09-12 17:21
New writer? Welcome :)
2021-09-12 17:45
#16
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Mongolia 7DoA
bruh wings is a two man army
2021-09-12 17:47
My team were gonna face them in the first one XD we almosted got a forfeit
2021-09-12 17:55
#18
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Netherlands Lacerta
Very EZ
2021-09-12 19:01
LET'S GO!!!!!!
2021-09-12 19:36
This superteam was dropped by their org, no? Are they grinding with or without an org now? Anyway gj by them but Vici and Tylul are 2 superhouses of the region and I don't see anyone taking them down soon
2021-09-12 19:39
8 replies
#26
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Indonesia songokong
They didn't get dropped - the org turned out to be a scam. Also Tyloo just got beaten by both Invictus and Wings Up in the last Funspark Asia event (Playoff) which NKT won. I see them and ViCi as current best teams in Asia instead, but ViCi is probably better.
2021-09-13 02:53
1 reply
ah , good to know
2021-09-13 12:42
TyLUL is a joke
2021-09-13 08:00
5 replies
we can agree on that btw wasnt there some Thailand player with a very long ass name part of this Asian superteam ?
2021-09-13 12:43
4 replies
cbbk yeah, was replaced by sk0r quite some time ago, and since then NKT has been performing much better
2021-09-13 14:30
1 reply
Good for them!
2021-09-13 19:33
#35
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Indonesia songokong
cbbk became analyst
2021-09-13 16:59
1 reply
Hope he does well there!
2021-09-13 19:33
F0rsakeN is proud of his older brother
2021-09-12 19:41
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