ELEAGUE Major Qualifier: Day Two Review
The second match-day within the offline-qualifier for ELEAGUE Major 2017 is over. Following the results of today's’ games, some teams managed to approach the desired slot in the championship’s final stage as close as possible, while the others — became a step closer to an ultimate departure from the tournament.
Another round of the matches within the LAN-quals started with a countering CLG vs Renegades on a map de_dust2. The Australians were close to the win, but Counter Logic Gaming managed to play back ten map-points and finished the started in add-rounds [19:16]. This was the second splash within the qual-stage.
After a small break, mousesports faced off against Team Spirit, on de_dust2 again. This time Spirit failed to deal with the rivals, as in the yesterday's match against Team Dignitas, and was finally defeated with [5:16]
Team Spirit are a step away from leaving ELEAGUE Major
In the first winner-match for today, NiP and HellRaisers entered a fight on de_overpass. Following the example of CLG, HR gave the Swedes no chance to realize one of map-points and the game reached overtimes, where the latter finished their comeback [19:17]. Thus, 2 victories and 0 defeats are on the board of one of the ELEAGUE Major: Main Qualifier's «dark horses».
Then we’ve had a chance to witness the French derby — G2 Esports against Team EnVyUs. The battlefield was a map de_dust2, which is favoured by the both teams. Following the tough game, G2 prevailed over nV with [16:12]. In case of one loss more, EnVyUs will give up hopes for the participation at ELEAGUE Major.
The match-day was resumed with a game between Immortals and Vega Squadron, who, following the outcome of map-pick, met on de_cache. The Brazilian squad, not being offered any resistance, eased past the Russian five. The final result stopped at the mark of [16:8].
Immortals have all chances of reaching their first Major
Then Team Dignitas and GODSENT met on the map de_mirage. Despite a big advantage in the first half [8:1], the Danish team lost the control over game’s tide that was immediately profited by the Swedes, who, after the switch to the CT-side, finished the started. dignitas were defeated with the score of [11:16].
In the following game, vice versa, a favorite — team Cloud9 — quite unexpectedly lost out to TyLoo with the final score of [11:16]. This is the reason why C9 have no room for mistake now, as in case of loss, they will leave the qualifier for ELEAGUE Major.
The final word was said by FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming, whose rivalry moved from the esports’ stage of Call of Duty to the CS:GO one. FaZe managed to avenge OG for their defeats at ELEAGUE S2 and ECS S2, outscoring the opponents with the final score of [16:11].
You can discover the teams’ seeding within the tournament table of ELEAGUE Major: Main Qualifier after the second match-day in the picture above. The seeding of the upcoming matches may be found on our site.