Sprout (Teilnehmer PGL. Während das ELEAGUE Major: Boston bereits gestartet ist, die Qualifikation läuft, hat das CS:GO Team der Thieves bekannt. Esports NaVi siegt in Köln bei ESL One 9. Juli ; Esports Faceit suspendiert k1to wegen rassistischer Kommentare gegen Mitspieler April ; Esports.
ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018Natus Vincere (Teilnehmer PGL. Anlehnend an die von der Valve Corporation veranstalteten Major-Turniere kürzten die Veranstalter das Teilnehmerfeld auf 16 Teams, wovon acht durch ihren. Esports NaVi siegt in Köln bei ESL One 9. Juli ; Esports Faceit suspendiert k1to wegen rassistischer Kommentare gegen Mitspieler April ; Esports.
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The Fnatic name is synonymous with achievement. After lower than expected performances recently, Fnatic looks to regain their place as the best team in the world.
With the ELEAGUE Major: Boston as their only focus, this team is destined to prove… more. Made up of French veterans, G2 Esports features some of the most successful, seasoned players in Counter-Strike.
They started off hot in , claiming several titles and gunning for the top spot in the world. Unfortunately, they cooled off for… more. Champions of the previous Major, Gambit returns to prove their dominance once again.
Making it through multiple player swaps after the big win, they may look different, but are destined to show the caliber hasn't changed. Keep an eye trained on… more.
A rising squad in North America, Misfits appears at their first major after taking second at the Americas Minor.
Powered by an international lineup of players from the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, and Slovakia, this iconic European unit wants to make its mark in Boston.
The team has a wealth of firepower across the board, and with several… more. The Swedes haven't had a solid tournament placing since their second place finish at ELeague Season 1, and the team isn't expected to change that at the Major.
With rumors floating around that Fnatic is reverting all those changes and going back to its old roster after the Major ends, don't expect a lot of dynamite from this team.
Gambit is the dark horse of the ELeague Major, landing wins against North, Godsent and FaZe Clan this week and only losing to Virtus. If Gambit didn't qualify based on their top-eight finish at the last Major, the team may not have even made it to the preliminaries this time around considering their failure to qualify at a handful of premier tournaments throughout Two of Gambit's top players, Ivan "Spaze" Obrezhan and Dmitry "Hooch" Bogdanov, left in October and Gambit hasn't had enough time to feel out their new squad.
The team won DreamHack Winter in November, but the competition also wasn't very strong. North, formerly the roster of Team Dignitas, qualified for the playoffs after wins against HellRaisers, G2 and Godsent, which followed losses against Gambit and Fnatic.
Despite those losses, North have been looking strong recently and could go pretty far at the ELeague Major. The members of North proved they're a top team at Epicenter in October, beating both Na'Vi and Virtus.
The veteran Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas had 30 kills and Snax had Alexandre "bodyy" Pianaro did well with 27 kills, but the rest of his team did not, including Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux with just Day 3 started with Fnatic and mousesports.
After mousesports took the lead at the half, the Swedish powerhouse completely stopped mousesports's offense and only allowed two rounds. NiKo had 22 kills to lead mousesports.
EnVyUs easily took care of GODSENT as the Swedes never showed up in the match. North finally got a win on the board, but it had to be an overtime win against HellRaiser.
Magisk finally went big for his team with 35 kills and Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel had 24 and the team needed it as Mathias "MSL" Lauridsen only had 17 kills.
ANGE1 once again top fragged for this team with 31 kills, but DeadFox only had 14 and Vladyslav "bondik" Nechyporchuk had 21 as HellRaisers was the first team to be eliminated.
VP was the first team to move on to the playoffs with a victory over Gambit. AdreN had 22 kills and Abay "HObbit" Khasenov at 21, but mou struggled with only 9 kills.
Astralis crushed G2 in what was supposed to be a close game as Astralis built up lead and never looked back.
SmithZz and Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom continued to struggle at the bottom of the scoreboard. SK and Na'Vi had a rivalry, but Na'Vi was the clear winner in this match.
Na'Vi moved on to the playoffs. After a Liquid run, an FaZe run, and then a back and forth second half, FaZe came out on top in the end in a double overtime game.
OpTic squeaked past FlipSid3 in an elimination game to stay alive and keep its hopes alive at a playoff spot while the team was still at its peak.
FlipSid3 was eliminated. The last day of the group stage started with North against G2. North still managed to stay alive behind k0nfig's 22 kills and the rest of the team countered shox's and Rpk's 22 kills.
G2 was eliminated. Fnatic continued to roll along after the first round loss as the Swedes outclasses the French in the second half.
Team Liquid had an easy time against mousesports to stave off elimination. NiKo had 14 kills and chrisJ had 11, but Spiidi only had 1 kill.
On the other side, ELiGE had 22 kills and Pimp had 19 to lead Liquid. GODSENT pulled off another upset against OpTic as the North American team could never pull itself together.
Lekr0 had 25 kills and znajder had 20 to take care of OpTic. OpTic was eliminated. The defending champions went against the current world number one.
Although Astralis was favored, SK managed to come back from a slight deficit and win in overtime. SK moved on to the playoffs even though many people had the team written off since it had a stand-in.
In a very close match, Gambit was the final team to move on in round four after both halves went in favor of Gambit.
AdreN continued to roll through competition with 34 kills. GODSENT nearly pulled off another upset. North edged out GODSENT in overtime and came back from a situation to winning three straight games.
RUBINO and Magisk had 35 kills each to lead North while Lekr0 had 34 kills and JW had This would mark the first time flusha and JW would not appear in a major playoffs, leaving just five players who have appeared in major playoffs: olofmeister, KRiMZ, device, dupreeh, and Xyp9x.
GODSENT was eliminated and North acquired a Legends spot. FaZe defeated EnVyUs in a relatively close match. SIXER struggled again with 9 kills and FaZe moved on to the playoffs and EnVyUs was eliminated again after winning DreamHack Cluj-Napoca The last match of the group stage featured the favorite to win the tournament against last major's runner-up.
Liquid never got in the right direction and Astralis dominated for an east victory. The core three of Astralis kept its streak of appearing in the playoffs alive and Liquid was eliminated.
Natus Vincere and Virtus. These two teams would face an opponent from the pool of Astralis, FaZe Clan, and North. Natus Vincere was paired with Astralis and Virtus.
From the pool of Gambit Gaming, Fnatic, and SK Gaming, two teams were randomly selected and those teams would be Gambit and Fnatic.
The remaining two teams, SK Gaming and FaZe Clan, were paired together. The first game of the playoffs in the Fox Theatre pitted Natus Vincere and Astralis against each other.
Natus Vincere Na'Vi was unequivocally the strongest team in the group stage, defeating each team by at least ten rounds, including the considered world's number three team SK Gaming.
Na'Vi rifler flamie had the highest Average Damage per Round ADR out of any player. The flawless group stage surprised many as Na'Vi was struggling a lot coming into the tournament, including some early group stage exits in other tournaments since winning ESL One New York Meanwhile, Astralis, who was considered to be the world's number one team coming into the major, struggled in the group stage, especially after GODSENT upset Astralis in the first round.
Astralis bounced back to win games against OpTic Gaming and G2 Esports, but then fell to SK Gaming in the fourth round, putting the team on the brink of elimination.
However, Astralis easily defeated ESL One Cologne 's runners-up Team Liquid on Mirage in the last round to make the playoffs. The first map on Astralis's map choice, Overpass, was a complete blowout by the Danish team.
Astralis took a convincing halftime lead. While Na'Vi closed the gap to , Astralis took the last three rounds to take the first map.
Na'Vi's star players GuardiaN and s1mple struggled throughout the map, with only 11 and 10 kills, respectively. The second map on Mirage, Na'Vi's map choice, was a much closer game.
Na'Vi took a strong lead going into the 11th round. However, Astralis came back and won the last five rounds of the half to bring the game to a respectable score line of Eventually, the game was tied Astralis took a lead late into the game and was two rounds away from making the semifinals, but Na'Vi tied the score back at 14 a piece heading into the last two rounds of regulation.
In a crucial moment in round 29, Astralis had a man advantage with 25 seconds left in the round. Kjaerbye was planting the bomb with 5 seconds left, the approximate time needed to plant the bomb, but s1mple came in with 3 seconds left and killed Kjaerbye before the bomb could be planted, resulting in the time running out and a round to Na'Vi.
In round 30, Na'Vi had a man advantage and Astralis player Xyp9x had to clutch the round with the bomb planted to send the game into overtime.
However, Na'Vi in game leader seized and Edward won the round before Xyp9x would kill either player, giving the round and map to Na'Vi.
After struggling on Overpass, GuardiaN and s1mple delivered for their team, with 26 and 27 kills, respectively.
Both teams are considered to be very strong on Dust II, the final map of the series. Na'Vi took a slim lead into halftime.
While the first half was virtually even, the second half seemed to be all Astralis, as Na'Vi could only get two rounds in the second half.
Once again, dev1ce topped the scoreboard with 26 kills. Astralis's win on Dust II would mean it would face either Gambit Gaming or Fnatic. Gambit Gaming made some major changes to its roster by acquiring Zeus from Na'Vi and being loaned HObbit from Tengri.
Under Zeus's leadership, the Gambit roster unexpectedly made it out of the group stage, despite placing top eight at the previous major.
The team defeated a top five team in North and GODSENT, which had just beaten tournament favorites Astralis before falling to Virtus.
However, in the fourth round, Gambit defeated FaZe Clan behind a stellar performance from Dauren 'AdreN' Kystaubayev.
Fnatic, formerly the world's number one team, holds the most major titles with three and is one of two teams to win two majors in a row along to SK Gaming.
Fnatic made some drastic changes with the departures of flusha and JW to GODSENT. In the group stage, the team suffered a loss to G2 Esports but then bounced back to win the next three games to move on to the playoffs, including the deciding game on Cobblestone against Team EnVyUs, The first map of the series on Cache seemed good for Gambit at the very beginning after winning the first round, the pistol round.
However, Fnatic bounced right back and would take a lead before Gambit would take a third round. The score would be a Fnatic lead at halftime, a respectable scoreline for Gambit.
Gambit once again won the pistol round but then against lost the following round. Fnatic never looked back and would go on to win the map Despite AdreN having 22 kills for Gambit, his team could not pull off a win as Fnatic's twist would equal AdreN in kills.
Zeus and Dosia struggled as both had under ten kills. On Gambit's map, Overpass, Zeus and company would answer right back. Gambit would lead the charge behind HObbit's 20 kills and took a halftime score.
Gambit would easily win the next four rounds to take a convincing win going into the third map. KRiMZ lead the way for Fnatic with 15 kills but all but one Gambit player had more kills than him by the end of the map.
The third map appeared to be Fnatic's map, as the players took an lead before Gambit would even get its first round on the board.
However, Gambit would bite back and bring the score at the half back to a respectable deficit, despite being on the more favored side of the map in the first half.
However, Gambit struggled immensely in the second half, despite mou 20 kills in the game. Gambit squeezed out one round while Fnatic ran over Zeus's squad and took a victory and ono to its way to a semifinals date against Astralis.
Once again, Dosia and Zeus had fewer than ten kills and all but mou on the Gambit roster had a positive kill to death differential. The team also includes NEO, who is considered to be one of the greatest CS 1.
North had just left Team Dignitas after mutually parting ways after the major qualifier and then were picked up by top Danish football soccer club F.
Copenhagen and Nordisk Films. In addition, Jesper "tenzki" Mikalski was released from the roster and then brought in Magisk.
With the exception of cajunb, who was with Astralis, the other four members were in their first playoffs. North looked to be in trouble in the group stage, as it had started out with losses against Gambit Gaming and Fnatic and needed one more loss to be eliminated or win three straight to make it to the playoffs.
The team under the leadership of MSL did the latter and defeated HellRaisers, G2 Esports, and GODSENT in overtime to qualify for the playoffs.
The first map on Overpass, despite being North's pick, was all Virtus. Behind the fragging power of pashaBiceps in the first few rounds and then Virtus.
At this point, cajunb had no kills in the fifteen rounds. RUBINO from Norway seemed to be the only player from North to get something going with 15 kills, but Snax's 27 kills, NEO's 18, and pashaBicep's 16 outnumber his total.
North, however, would answer back on Virtus. North would extend its lead to before Virtus. However, North would prevail and end Virtus.
The last map of January 27 would be Cobblestone between the two teams. It seemed like North would convincingly steal Virtus.
However, Virtus. Magisk was buffered to just eight kills in the second half and North only managed to pull out just one round in the second half, while Virtus.
SK Gaming was considered the world's best team of after winning the two majors of the year, MLG Columbus and ESL One Cologne , and could be the first team ever to win three major titles in a row.
However, the team made a roster change by benching Lincoln "fnx" Lau due to internal issues and bringing in former FaZe Clan player fox from Portugal as a temporary replacement.
SK Gaming have the world's number one and two players, according to HLTV. In the group stage, the Brazilian squad easily defeated the HellRaisers and edged out FaZe Clan in the second round before being diminished by Na'Vi in the third round.
In a very close game, SK Gaming squeaked past Astralis to make the playoffs. Meanwhile, FaZe Clan has seen a jump in performance after bringing in former Ninjas in Pyjamas Finnish player allu to replace fox as an AWPer and bringing former in game leader of Astralis karrigan as the team's new captain.
Since then, the team has seen some impressive results, including a third-place finish at ELEAGUE Season 2. FaZe defeated FlipSid3 Tactics before falling to SK Gaming after the team lost a lead.
The team defeated Team Liquid in overtime but then lost to Gambit Gaming in a very close two round loss. The team needed to defeated Team EnVyUs to qualify for the playoffs for the first time in the team's history and did just that with a victory.
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