Team Originem advance at DreamHack Showdown Summer: Europe
Team Originem swept Galaxy Racer Female on Saturday to advance to the grand final at the $25,000 all-female DreamHack Face-off Summer season 2020: Europe event.
Group Originem and Galaxy Racer both received byes into the upper-bracket semifinals prior to advancing again on Friday, with the former sweeping Group DeftFox and the latter doing the very same to Giants Video Gaming Female.
On Saturday, Group Originem continued their good luck versus Galaxy Racer with a 16-14 victory on Inferno and 16-6 win on Train.
Sweden’s Zainab “zAAz” Turkie taped 43 eliminates and a plus-13 kill-death differential to pace Team Originem, who will await the winner of Sunday’s lower-bracket last pitting Galaxy Racer versus Team DeftFox.
Klaudia “klaudia” Beczkiewicz of the United States had 42 kills and a plus-3 kill-death differential for Galaxy Racer in the loss.
Group DeftFox notched a pair of sweeps on Saturday to navigate their method to the lower-bracket last.
Group DeftFox dispatched SKADIES following a 19-16 win on Train and 16-12 success on Mirage. That triumph fueled the club into a tilt with Arcane Wave, who beat Giants Gaming 2-1 in the other lower-bracket first-round match, sandwiching a 19-17 overtime win on Nuke and 16-4 win on Mirage around a 16-14 loss n Inferno.
In the lower-bracket second-round match, Team DeftFox beat Arcane Wave 16-2 on Overpass and 16-4 on Mirage. Team DeftFox will face Galaxy Racer in the lower-bracket final on Sunday, with the winner advancing to deal with Team Originem in the grand final later in the day.
6 teams are competing in the double-elimination Counter-Strike: Global Offensive online tournament. All matches are best-of-three, consisting of Sunday’s grand last. The winning team will take home $10,000.
Prize pool for $25,000 DreamHack Face-off Summer 2020: Europe event: