Bonus Salt utilized a balanced attack Thursday to sweep and get rid of Accomplishment 2-0 in the DreamHack Open January 2021: The United States and Canada online occasion.

Extra Salt get a day of rest to learn who they will face in the lower-bracket last of the double-elimination bracket. On Friday, paiN Gaming and Renewal Esports will square off in the upper-bracket last for a berth in Sunday’s last. The loser of that match will fulfill Bonus Salt on Saturday, vying for the other spot in the final.

The upper-bracket winner of the four-team, $30,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event will open the best-of-five last with a one-map lead. All other matches are best-of-three.

On Thursday, Additional Salt edged Triumph on Overpass 16-14, then rolled on Vertigo 16-9.

Ian “motm” Hardy of the United States was Additional Salt’s top performer, taping 49 kills and a plus-15 kill-death differential. 3 other players had 41 eliminates for Extra Salt– Johnny “JT” Theodosiou of South Africa and Josh “oSee” Ohm of the U.S. were both at plus-12, and Justin “FaNg” Coakley of Canada scored plus-7.

Danny “cxzi” Strzelczyk was Accomplishment’s leading gamer with 39 kills and a minus-3 differential. Accomplishment was removed without any ESL Pro Tour points however made $2,000.

The champion will get $16,000 and 60 ESL Pro Tour points. The runner-up will get $8,000 and 40 ESL Pro Trip points, and third location $4,000 and 20 points.