Natus Vincere and Group Vitality each notched semifinals triumphes Saturday to book their areas into the Grand Final of the Intel Extreme Masters XV – Beijing Online: Europe occasion.

The two groups will battle on Sunday in a best-of-five title match.

Na’Vi was forced to rally for a 2-1 comeback triumph over G2 Esports to earn their finals trip.

G2 won the opening map, retreating from a close battle early on to take Dust II 16-10. But Na’Vi developed quick 5-0 and 9-4 leads on Train, and eventually hung on for a 16-12 win to even the match. Na’Vi rode that momentum to a 16-3 thrashing on Nuke to advance.

Ukraine’s Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev led the method for Natus Vincere in the showdown, posting a match-best 65 kills and a plus-16 kills-to-deaths differential. 4 of Na’Vi’s 5 beginners tape-recorded positive K-D differentials. G2 was paced by Nemanja “huNter-” Kovac, who earned a team-high 53 eliminates in defeat.

Team Vigor won 2-0 over Complexity in a match that was closer than the last ratings might suggest. The first map on Vertigo went back and forth with a number of lead modifications until Vitality pulled away at 11-11 and won the final 5 points for a 16-11 win. After Vitality’s early 7-2 lead on Mirage was dwindled down to 8-7, Vitality stormed their way to eight straight points and a convincing 16-7 victory.

France’s Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut carried the day in a well balanced attack for Vitality, with a match-high 45 kills and plus-22 K-D differential. Complexity was led by Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke with his 43 kills, and at plus-7 he was the only staff member to finish with a positive K-D differential.

The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition started with 16 teams divided into 2 double-elimination groups. All group-stage and playoff matches were best-of-three other than for the Sunday last, which will be best-of-five. The champion will receive $60,000, 400 ESL Pro Tour points and a berth in the $500,000 IEM XV – Worldwide Obstacle, scheduled for Dec. 15-20.

G2 Esports and Complexity were eliminated from the event, finishing in the 5th- to eighth-place slot.

Intel Extreme Masters XV – Beijing Online: Europe standings, prize swimming pool and ESL Pro Tour points:

5-8. G2 Esports, Complexity, FaZe Clan, Astralis, BIG, Heroic, $5,000, 75 points

9-12. Team Spirit, MAD Lions, mousesports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, $2,500, 45 points