Group Spirit protected a second-place surface in Group C with a 2-1 success over GODSENT on Saturday at the DreamHack Masters Spring – Europe occasion.

Team Spirit (2-1) answered a 2-1 setback to first-place FaZe Clan on Tuesday with a perky effort versus winless GODSENT (0-3). Group Spirit rebounded from dropping a 16-12 choice on Train with a 16-7 win on Nuke and a 16-9 accomplishment on Inferno.

Nikolay “mir” Bityukov tape-recorded 72 kills and a plus-21 differential to pace Group Spirit, who will take on against MAD Lions on June 8 in a first-round match in the lower bracket.

Also on Saturday, Ninjas in Pyjamas punched their ticket to the playoffs following a 2-0 victory over ENCE in a Group D match. NiP published a 16-11 win on Train and a 19-17 success on Inferno.

Tim “nawwk” Jonasson tape-recorded 59 eliminates and a plus-26 differential for Ninjas in Pyjamas (1-2), who will handle Astralis on June 9 in a first-round match in the lower bracket.

ENCE (1-2) and GODSENT were officially eliminated with Saturday’s losses.

The DreamHack Masters Jonkoping, a $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive occasion, initially was scheduled to be contested with 16 groups from June 9-14 in Jonkoping, Sweden. Nevertheless, the coronavirus pandemic required the event to relocate to an online format including regional competitions for Europe, The United States And Canada, Asia and Oceania.

The DreamHack Masters Spring – Europe bracket, with 16 teams divided into four groups contending for $160,000, goes through June 14. Each group played a round robin of best-of-three matches.

The playoffs are set up for June 8-14, with all matches best-of-three except for the best-of-five grand last (where the upper-bracket winner will carry a 1-0 advantage into the match). The champ will receive $54,000 from the $160,000 prize pool, plus 400 Pro Trip points.

DreamHack Masters Spring – Europe standings, with win-loss record and point differential: