MadCatz CS:GO Invitational - Day Two Liv

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Welcome to the Day Two Live Coverage of MadCatz CS:GO Invitational currently running in Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel. Yesterday we saw two groupstages, full of fierce battles with image Natus Vincere being one of four teams to go directly to the play-off after winning their group. Today we will see bo3 Single Elimination playoff with 8 teams fighting for 10 000 euro and our first contender will be none but VeryGames. Will our boys manage to take down the French Goliath? We will see it just in an hour as the match starts at  10:00 CET! Follow our coverage, watch our video content and support us, of course!

 

 

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Official Stream - English

 

 

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20:58 - And the finalists are decided: image NiP will go head to head with image Anexis, who just beat image VeryGames with 2 to 1 mapscore!

 

18:52 - We have interview with image Daniil "Zeus" Teslenko and image Igor "caff" Sydorenko, Natus Vincere's Global Team Manager translated. You can watch them right here (click CC in YouTube player to enable English subtitles):

 

 

 

16:31 - The gods of luck were not favourable for us today as image Na`Vi is eliminated from the tournament with a close 14 to 16 loss on the 3rd map. GG image VeryGames and let's see if they can contest image NiP who meanwhile won the 1st map against Poles. New video is also available:

 

 

16:00 - The match has resumed but GGTV is down. As we speak, image Na`Vi is currently going into offensive side of de_inferno with 10:5 score after the first half.

 

15:48 - It looks like tournament organizers faced some serious internet problems as the match still did not resume.

 

15:15 - The network is down, this is causing the delay. The score is 4 to 0 in favor of image VeryGames. Meanwhile we have the first part from the match, de_mirage_go map:

 

 

14:40 - And we're still in game after winning dust2 with 16 to 11 score! Now we're going to de_inferno, which will be the deciding map of this series. Meanwhile image Anexis was able to take down image TCM-Gaming and become the 3rd team to join the semifinals of MadCatz CS:GO Invitational.

 

14:14 - image ESC wins overtime and 2nd map versus image LDLC and will meet image NiP in the semifinal. Meanwhile image Na`Vi is leading 11 to 4 as T on de_dust versus image VeryGames. New video from the match is also available:

 

 

13:25 - Unfortunately in 6th overtime our team falls short to the French one. We're now heading to dust2. Meanwhile you can see a highlight of Markeloff eliminating image ESC Gaming in yesterday's match:

 

 

12:16 - Yet another video from our YouTube channelimage Na`Vi drawing maps vs image VeryGames:

 

 

12:11 - While we're going into third overtime, you can watch a snippet from yesterday's image Na`Vi match versus image Team CRG:

 

 

11:30 - After leading 12 to 3 as CT in the first half, our team faced a severe oppresion from French defense. Getting slowly to 14 rounds, image VeryGames still were able to come on top and almost ended winning the first map. With 15:15 score, we now go into the overtime.

 

11:20 - The photogallery from the first day is now available!

 

10:10 - The maps for our match gave been drawn: mirage, dus2 and inferno. According to ceh9, French team simply decided to cross out train instead of learning image Na`Vi's tactics on this map.

 

09:15 - The following teams were able to pass the groupstage #2 and join the playoff: image ESC Gaming and VeryGames winning their groups and image TCM-Gaming and image Nostalgia being the runner-ups, respectively. Therefore in the first playoff round we will see the following matchups:

 

image Na`Vi [30:34, 16:11, 14:16image VeryGames @ mirage, dust2, inferno
image NiP [16:02, 16:05] image Nostalgia @ nuke, dust2
image ESC Gaming [16:14, 22:19] image LDLC @ dust2, inferno
image Anexis [16:11, 16:12] image TCM-Gaming @ train, dust2

 

Please note that this is bo3 and single elimination format, so it's all or nothing for us as we are taking on one of the best CS:GO teams right now. Cheer for us!

 

Interview with image ESC.NEO:

 

 

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Group А
Team G W T L +/- P
image NiP #1 3 3 0 0 +24 9
image Nostalgia #2 3 1 0 2 -6 3
image Imaginary #3 2 1 0 2 -9 3
image TCM-Gaming 3 1 0 2 -11 3
OVER - image NiP [16:08] image Nostalgia @ dust2
OVER - image Imaginary [16:12] image TCM @ dust2
OVER - image NiP [16:05] image TCM @ inferno
OVER - image Imaginary [10:16image Nostalgia @ mirage
OVER - image NiP [16:09] image Imaginary @ dust2
OVER - image TCM [16:12] image Nostalgia @ dust2

 

Group B
Team G W T L +/- P
image Anexis #1 3 3 0 0 +20 9
image VeryGames #2 3 1 1 1 +1 4
image logiX #3 3 1 0 2 -11 3
image Alternate 3 0 1 2 -10 1
OVER - image VeryGames [16:03] image logiX @ inferno
OVER - image Anexis [16:12] image Alternate @ inferno
OVER - image VeryGames [15:15] image Alternate @ dust2
OVER - image Anexis [16:12] image logiX @ dust2
OVER - image VeryGames [04:16image Anexis @ dust2
OVER - image Alternate [10:16image logiX @ mirage

 

Group C
Team G W T L +/- P
image Natus Vincere #1 3 2 1 0 +22 7
image n!faculty 3 1 0 2 -13 3
image ESC Gaming #2 3 1 1 1 +11 4
image TeamCRG #3 3 1 0 2 -20 3
OVER - image ESC [16:03] image TeamCRG @ mirage
OVER - image n!faculty [04:16image Na`Vi @ train
OVER -  image ESC [15:15] image Na`Vi @ train
OVER -  image n!faculty [13:16image TeamCRG @ inferno
OVER -  image ESC [14:16image n!faculty @ mirage
OVER - image Na`Vi [16:06] image TeamCRG @ train

 

Group D
Team G W T L +/- P
image Lemondogs 3 0 0 3 -25 0
image 3DMAX #3 3 1 0 2 +9 3
image e-Sports.rs #2 3 2 0 1 -3 6
image LDLC.com #1 3 3 0 0 +19 9
OVER - image Lemondogs [08:16image e-Sport @ mirage
OVER - image 3DMAX [14:16image LDLC @ nuke
OVER - image Lemondogs [13:16image LDLC @ nuke
OVER - image 3DMAX [13:16image e-Sports.rs @ nuke
OVER - image Lemondogs [02:16image 3DMAX @ nuke
OVER - image LDLC [16:02] image e-Sports.rs @ nuke

 

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Group A
Team G W T L +/- P
image VeryGames #1 3 3 0 0 0 9
image Nostalgia #2 3 2 0 1 0 6
image e-Sports.rs 3 1 0 2 0 3
image TeamCRG 2 0 0 2 0 0
image VeryGames [16:08] image e-Sport.rs @ nuke
image Nostalgia [16:11] image Team CRG @ inferno
image VeryGames [16:05] image Team CRG @ inferno
image Nostalgia [16:09] image e-Sports.rs @ mirage
image VeryGames [16:03] image Nostalgia @ nuke
image Team CRG [13:16image e-Sports.rs @ nuke

 

Group B
Команда G W T L +/- P
image logiX 2 0 0 2 0 0
image TCM-Gaming #2 3 2 0 1 0 6
image 3DMAX 2 0 0 2 0 0
image ESC Gaming #3 3 3 0 0 0 9
image ESC Gaming [16:08] image logiX @ dust2
image 3DMAX [11:16image TCM-Gaming @ inferno
image ESC Gaming [16:07] image TCM-Gaming @ mirage
image 3DMAX [00:00] image logiX @ not needed
image ESC Gaming [16:12] image 3DMAX @ train
image TCM-Gaming [16:06] image logiX @ mirage

 

 

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1/4

image NiP [16:02, 16:05] image Nostalgia @ nuke, dust2
image Na`Vi [30:34, 16:11, 14:16image VeryGames @ mirage, dus2, inferno
image Anexis [16:11, 16:12] image TCM-Gaming @ train
image LDLC [14:16, 19:22image ESC Gaming @ dust2, inferno

 

1/2

image NiP [16:05, 16:12] image ESC Gaming @ dust2, inferno, nuke
image VeryGames [12:16, 16:09, 13:16image Anexis @ inferno, nuke, dust2

 

3rd place decider:

image ESC Gaming [06:16, 16:10, 07:16image VeryGames @ inferno, dust2, mirage

Final

image NiP [16:13, 16:05] image Anexis @ nuke, inferno

 

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Photogallery - Day 1

 

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Photogallery - Day 0

 

 

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image Natus Vincere: Zeus, Edward, starix, markeloff, ceh9
image Ninjas in Pyjamas: GeT_RiGhT, f0rest, Xizt, fifflaren, friberg
image ESC Gaming: TaZ, Neo, Loord, Kuben, Pasha
image VeryGames: Ex6TenZ, SmithZz, kennyS, NBK, ScreaM
image CRG Gaming: Keita, redSNK, batham, min,i quiver
image 3DMAX: GuardiaN, kap1, sneix, oskar, .PhP
image LDLC.com: Happy, Maniac, apEX, MaT, Atlantis
image Lemondogs: zajp, berg, twist, cype, waver
image Imaginary: shoxie, Ozstrik3r, Uzzziii, mshz, MAJ3R
image TCM -Gaming: strux1, stavros, cLy, fl0w, TORNADOTONI
image n!faculty: Kirby, asmo, smn, disruptor, qk-Mantis
image Nostalgia: ED1K, ANGE1, Dosia, OverDrive, hooch
image LogiX: r0b, syrsoN, yannick, dynrmight, enkay J
image Anexis: MSL, Nille, Pimp, gla1ve, Nico
image Team e-Sports Serbia: YNk, serpent, kGR4Ng3, em1, kassad
image Team ALTERNATE: fel1x, Rak, SolEk, kRYSTAL, Igor

 

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1st place - image NiP - 6000 euro 
2nd place - image Anexis - 3000 euro
3rd place - image VeryGames - 1000 euro

AuthorXeozor Date24 February 2013, 10:03 Views11047 Comments245
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