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Team Russia to go to WESG EU Finals

A team full of russian star players from Na’Vi, FlipSid3 and Gambit Esports has become the winner of the first WESG CS:GO Russia qualifier and joined the participant-list of the LAN-finals in Barcelona.

Four teams have participated in the final stage of this qualifier: Team Russia, Team Spirit, Quantum Bellator Fire and Team Spirit Academy. The fight for a quota was unfolding within Single Elimination Bo3 bracket.

Firstly, Denis "seized" Kostin’s team overpowered the academy lineup of Team Spirit. Team Russia won it back after a crushing defeat on Overpass 5-16, confidently taking away following Train 16-4 and Inferno 16-7. Then, a team that consists of the best players from Russia met QB.Fire in the grand-final and defeated the opponent 2-0 but with a tough fight: 16-14 on Train and 16-12 on Mirage.

Lineup of Team Russia:

  • • Georgi 'WorldEdit' Yaskin
  • • Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
  • • Mihail 'Dosia' Stolyarov
  • • Denis 'seized' Kostin
  • • Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev

We’d like to remind you that two teams will represent Russia at WESG. The second LAN-spot of WESG EU Finals for the russian region will be played off in the next qualifier.

The LAN-finals of the European quals for WESG in CS:GO will be held in Barcelona from 22-26 November. Twenty squads will fight for 12 tickets to WESG Global Finals, the prize-pool of which amounts an impressive sum of money, $1,5 million.