Beyond Esports carry on at DreamHack Masters – Asia
Beyond Esports swept a tight battle with Lucid Dream on Friday to reach the lower-bracket final at the DreamHack Masters Spring 2020 – Asia event. Beyond won 16-13 on Inferno and 16-14 on Dust II to remove Lucid Dream, who finished in 4th place.
Beyond will face ViCi Video gaming in Saturday’s lower-bracket final, with the winner advancing to meet TYLOO in Sunday’s best-of-five grand last. TYLOO will start that match with a one-map benefit by virtue of winning the upper bracket. Beyond built a 14-7 lead on Inferno before Lucid Dream rallied by winning 6 straight rounds. On Dust II, Beyond trailed 14-6 before winning the last 10 rounds.
Krit “Kntz” Chaiprasit tallied 56 kills and a plus-19 differential to lead Beyond, while Kitikawin “PTC” Rattanasukol paced Lucid Dream with 39 kills and an even differential. The DreamHack Masters Jonkoping, a $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event, originally was set up to be contested with 16 teams June 9-14 in Jonkoping, Sweden. Nevertheless, the coronavirus pandemic required the occasion to transfer to an online format featuring regional competitors for Europe, The United States And Canada, Asia, and Oceania.
The DreamHack Masters Spring – Asia began Tuesday with four groups in a double-elimination playoff bracket, competing for a $20,000 reward pool. All matches are best-of-three until the final. The champion will make $10,000, with $5,000 going to the runner-up. DreamHack Masters Spring 2020 – Asia reward pool: