Gambit — the semifinalists of PGL Major Krakow 2017
In the first quarterfinal match within PGL Major Krakow 2017, team Gambit prevailed over the Swedes from fnatic, thus reaching the semifinals of the championship.
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The first battlefield was Train. The CIS-squad started on a winning note, picking up three rounds at a run. fnatic won the first gun-round and secured the control over game, taking a lead at 6-3. After this Gambit managed to deal with the enemy's defense and, at the end of the first half, reached the opponents as close as possible 7-8.
After a switch-over, the viewers were observing the «toe-to-toe» gaming. The initial lead was taken by the CIS-five, but after the mark of 14-9, the Swedish squad retook the initiative. However, the last word was said by Gambit – 16-14.
Shitty performance from me on the first map, saving performance for second and third 😅— fnatic dennis (@fnaticdennis) 21 июля 2017 г.
The fnatic's choice, Inferno, started in the same manner as the previous one, but this time Zeus and company managed to retain the control. After the mark of 2-7 the Swedes managed to brace up and started cutting down the backlog, thus finishing the first half with a minimal advantage of 8-7.
Having changed the side, Gambit won the pistol-round and the following two ones, but then fnatic strengthened their positions and picked up a few points more. In the further gaming the control over map was changing the holder at every turn, but Gambit proved to be stronger than their opponents and gained the upper hand in this match at 16-12.
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