Last weekend the Intel League LAN Finals were held at BenQ LanCraft which also held their own Counter-Strike tournament. BEASTS took down eSuba in the grand finals of both tournaments.
BEASTS were the defending champions of Intel League whose LAN finals were held in a best-of-three single elimination bracket for the four teams that qualified through the online stage.
In the semi-finals BEASTS faced CServers and won 2-1 with a 16-12 win on de_mirage, 13-16 loss on de_tuscan and finally a healthy 16-6 win on the decider, de_train. The other semi-final saw eSuba run over nEophyte 2-0 with 16-3 and 16-2 wins on de_dust2 and de_tuscan.
Opening map of the grand final was de_nuke and saw BEASTS jump out to a 15-8 lead before eSuba came back to make it 15-14. In the end, the Slovakians won the last round to secure map one. Next up was de_tuscan which once again came down to the very last round after a 8-7 half, with eSuba coming out on top.
The stage was set for a deciding map de_train which was BEASTS' choice. eSuba won the first five rounds as terrorists, but were only able to score one more round out of the next seventeen as BEASTS went on to win 16-6, 2-1 overall.
Intel League LAN Finals final standings:
1. BEASTS - 5x Intel Core i3-2120 CPU
2. eSuba - 5x SteelSeries KinzuV2
BenQ LanCraft BYOC tournaemnt took place on the following day with 29 teams split in four groups where the top four advanced to playoffs to form a sixteen team double elimination best-of-one bracket.
Once again BEASTS and eSuba made their way to the upper bracket final with easy wins as the former beat SNOOPY 16-2, DEFEATERS 16-4 and CServers 16-10. The latter scored a 16-3 win over enim victoria, 16-10 versus eEriness and 16-2 against wYw.
The upper bracket final turned out to be anti climatic as BEASTS took down eSuba 16-5 after a 13-2 terrorist side on de_dust2. Consolidation final saw eSuba beat eEriness 16-7 after a 11-4 first half on de_inferno, setting themselves up for another match against BEASTS.
BEASTS were once again stronger in the grand final on de_nuke as they scored eleven rounds as counter-terrorists while eSuba were only able to score five in the second half before losing 9-16.
BenQ LanCraft final standings:
1. BEASTS - 300€ + 5x BenQ HG6000 White
2. eSuba - 200€ + 5x PC Game The Haunted: Hells Reach
3. eEriness - 130€ + 5x PC Game The Nations
BEASTS have been able to continue their domination over rivals eSuba in the region by scoring two more LAN tournament wins this weekend, including defending their Intel League title.
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