HellRaisers Win CIS Minor - FACEIT Major 2018
HellRaisers have become the winners of CIS Minor Championship - FACEIT Major 2018 and earned the main prize of $30,000 after defeating Team Spirit in the final match.
HellRaisers reached the grand-final of CIS Minor due to a successful performance in the upper bracket, where they managed to beat AVANGAR and pro100. The road to the final for Spirit passed through the lower bracket. They were up against the same opponents, AVANGAR and pro100, which were eventually eliminated by them. Both squads, HR and Team Spirit, guaranteed their participation in FACEIT Major 2018 before the last match.
The first map was Overpass. There, HellRaisers stopped a CT-comeback of the enemy team, winning the map with a minimal advantage 16-14. Team Spirit responded immediately, prevailing over HR on Mirage with a crushing score 16-6. The final game was held on Dust II, where HellRaisers played it back from 3-12 to 16-14 after a weak CT-performance.
The final results of СIS Minor Championship:
- • 1st place — HellRaisers ($30,000 + participant-spot at FACEIT Major)
- • 2nd place — Team Spirit ($15,000 + participant-spot at FACEIT Major)
- • 3rd place— pro100 ($5,000)
- • 4th place — AVANGAR
- • 5-6th place — forZe and PLINK
- • 7th place — Monolith
Russian VODs of all the past matches of CIS Minor - FACEIT Major 2018 can be found on our YouTube-channel — CS:GO StarLadder. The Asian and European Minors are the next ones to be played. There, two tickets to the most prestige tournament of the next competitive season will be played off.