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StarSeries: Kinguin overpowered PRIDE

In the «opening-match» of the European division’s qualifier of SL i-League StarSeries S2 have met two Polish teams: Kinguin and PRIDE. Recently, the squads have already played each other within the frames of other tournaments, when one of their confrontations was ended with a draw, and another one — with the PRIDE's triumph.


Team Kinguin have made an incredible comeback on Mirage

The match began on the pick of PRIDE — de_mirage. Kinguin conceded the pistol-round and two eco's, but then prevailed in the first device-one [3:1]. However, PRIDE didn't allow the opponent to seize the initiative, having picked up the following four rounds [7:1]. Next, Team Kinguin responded with two buy's, then their rival retook the control over the game and, before the change-over, lost only one more gun-round [11:4].

Team Kinguin prevailed in the second pistol-round, thus having forced the enemy to perform a pair of eco's. Kinguin gained the upper hand in the gun-round, but, after the failure on the B-plant, have let PRIDE restore the economy. Nevertheless, ex-CSGL carried on their way to a comeback, reducing the gap in a score to the minimum [12:11]. Further, the teams were playing on equal terms, eventually leveling the game at the mark of [14:14]. With the tremendous efforts, Kinguin finished the started by putting Mirage on the board [14:16].


repo and his team failed to rehabilitate on Cache

After a short break the fight was resumed on de_cache — the choice of Team Kinguin. PRIDE won the pistol-round, but failed to cope with the enemy's force-buy [1:1]. Kinguin continued to lead, beating the opponent in four rounds in a row [1:5]. Each tactical step of PRIDE was suppressed by the CT-side time and time again, so the first half was paragraphed with a crushing score in favor of Kinguin [2:13].

T-sided, the former CSGL were defeated in the pistol-round, but soon managed to rehabilitate in the buy [3:14]. Team Kinguin have effortlessly gained the victorious two points and, eventually, drew a line under the battle on Cache. The final result — [4:16].


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