Cloud9, MIBR, Dignitas remain alive in cs_summit 7
Cloud9 originated from behind to edge Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 in the Group C elimination match Wednesday in cs_summit 7.
MIBR edged FaZe Clan 2-1 in the Group B removal match, while Dignitas swept Intricacy Gaming 2-0 in the Group A removal match.
The 12-team, $200,000 online Counter-Strike: Global Offensive occasion features three groups competing in double-elimination brackets. The leading two teams in each group will advance to the single-elimination playoffs. The three third-place teams, along with the leading fourth-place group, will battle for the last 2 playoff berths, while the remaining fourth-place teams will be removed.
All matches, consisting of the Sunday final, are best-of-three. The championship group will take house $90,000, the runner-up will get $40,000, and the semifinal losers will receive $12,500. Each group winner will get $10,000, and each group runner-up will pocket $5,000.
On Wednesday, Ninjas in Pyjamas opened with a 16-5 win on Dust II, however Cloud9 credited a 9-1 lead on Overpass and leveled the match with a 16-11 success. On the definitive third map, Train, Cloud9 won the first 5 rounds and held on for 16-12 accomplishment.
The UK’s Alex “ALEX” McMeekin led Cloud9 with 58 eliminates and a plus-5 kill-death differential. Fredrik “REZ” Sterner led Ninjas in Pyjamas’ all-Swedish lineup with 64 eliminates and a plus-10 K-D differential.
MIBR got rid of a 12-6 deficit to beat FaZe 19-15 in overtime on Dust II. FaZe leveled the match with a 22-20 double-overtime triumph on Inferno, prior to MIBR won Mirage 16-9.
Marcelo “chelo” Cespedes paced MIBR’s all-Brazilian lineup with 74 eliminates while posting a plus-5 K-D differential. Sweden’s Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer logged 75 kills and a plus-9 K-D differential for FaZe.
Dignitas opened with a 16-7 triumph over Intricacy on Overpass, then sealed the match with a 19-16 decision on Train.
The Wednesday winners will seek to finish up quarterfinal berths when they play their groups’ decider matches Thursday:
Fnatic, mousesports and Virtus.pro have actually already sealed quarterfinal berths.