On Day 2 of the IEM Dallas, the competitors is heating up because the groups are beginning to play Bo3s.
Might 31 was the second day of the IEM Dallas, the primary LAN occasion in North America in a protracted whereas. Day 1 didn’t have many sudden outcomes, and we mentioned goodbye to our first groups Movistar Riders and Encore. FaZe and ENCE was the primary groups to safe their locations within the playoffs.
On Day 2 4 extra groups (Astralis, MOUZ, Imperial and Complexity) had been eradicated from the occasion and the groups that can assure a playoff spot from Group B had been determined. After at the moment’s outcomes, FURIA and BIG clinched their spot within the playoffs and can play one another to say the primary spot.
G2 Esports 2 – 1 Astralis
G2 got here out of Day 1 with a disappointing loss to ENCE. They had been scorching to start out the collection on Nuke, which Astralis picked. They’d a powerful CT-side and so they additionally fully sweep the second half on T-side. 20+ kill performances from each Ilya ‘m0NESY’ Osipov and Nemanja ‘huNter-‘ Kovač meant the Danes had no likelihood.
The second map began a lot better for Astralis. G2 appeared disjointed on the T-side initially however they had been capable of get again into rhythm after on account of particular person performances from the likes of m0NESY. Within the second half once more G2 isn’t very coordinated and Astralis takes it to map 3 on Vertigo.
Vertigo began out nice for Astralis with a giant run on the T-side. However G2 had a implausible CT-side with 9 straight rounds and managed to shut out the collection. With this consequence, Astralis is eradicated and G2 performs a Decrease Bracket match towards Vitality.
- Map 1 (Nuke): G2 16 – 5 Astralis
- Map 2 (Dust2): G2 10 – 16 Astralis
- Map 3 (Vertigo): G2 16 – 10 Astralis
10-16 Mud II
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Staff Vitality 2 – 0 MOUZ
MOUZ had some struggles of their current tournaments, together with Main. The identical additionally goes for Staff Vitality, which has been lacking the height efficiency of Mathieu ‘ZywOo’ Herbaut.
Fortuitously for Vitality, ZywOo confirmed the followers what we all know he’s able to. Particularly in an in depth map 1 on Inferno, the AWP-er was very influential in an eventual Vitality victory. On the opposite aspect, MOUZ simply wasn’t capable of shut out the sport after they had been in lead going into the half, albeit a minor one.
The second map wasn’t as shut. Vitality got here in quick of their map choose and had a dominant 11-4 T-side. MOUZ gamers’ particular person misplays had been on show throughout Mirage, particularly Aurimas ‘Bymas’ Pipiras’ efficiency left rather a lot to be desired. Sadly for MOUZ, this would be the final sport of IEM for them, whereas Vitality has another likelihood at playoffs.
- Map 1 (Inferno): VIT 16 – 14 MOUZ
- Map 2 (Mirage): VIT 16 – 7 MOUZ
Imperial Esports 0 – 2 Staff Liquid
Imperial vs Liquid was a collection folks anticipated to go to 3 video games because the veterans of the Brazilian CS went up towards Liquid. Nevertheless, the collection wasn’t as shut as anticipated. Liquid began it out by successful the primary map on Overpass, which was the Imperial’s choose. Regardless of the actual fact Brazilians had a 90% win price on the map over their final 10 video games, Staff Liquid’s strong CT aspect gave them a giant benefit and made the comeback nearly inconceivable.
For the second sport, we went to Vertigo which isn’t an excellent map for Imperial in current instances. Liquid as soon as once more began out with an 11-round half win, this time on the T aspect. They management the second half effectively, and Imperial wasn’t of their greatest form besides Ricardo ‘boltz’ Prass who completed with 24 kills.
With this consequence, Liquid superior by way of the Decrease Bracket, whereas Imperial is out of the competitors.
- Map 1 (Overpass): Imperial 9 – 16 Liquid
- Map 2 (Vertigo): Imperial 9 – 16 Liquid
Ninjas in Pyjamas 2 – 0 Complexity
Within the second elimination sport of Group B, Ninjas went up towards hometown staff Complexity. Sadly for the NA representatives, they weren’t capable of match as much as the extent of NIP and have been eradicated from IEM Dallas 2022.
The primary map of the collection was Complexity’s choose Vertigo. NIP had an excellent CT-sided begin on the map and managed to hold their momentum to shut it out. NIP’s choose Overpass was a extra shut affair, the first-half ending with an 8-7 Complexity lead. Nevertheless, Ninjas managed to claw their again within the second half largely due to the large efficiency of Fredrik ‘REZ’ Sterner.
REZ completed the collection with 61 complete kills, 32 on Vertigo and 29 on Overpass. Star rifler had a 1.87 score and a +31 Ok-D distinction, greater than double of everybody on his staff. His efficiency will as soon as once more be key of their subsequent matchup within the Decrease Bracket.
- Map 1 (Vertigo): NIP 16 – 9 COL
- Map 2 (Overpass): NIP 16 – 12 COL
FURIA 2 – 0 Cloud9
FURIA and Cloud9 matchup began on Vertigo, which was Cloud9’s choose. Nevertheless, C9 couldn’t get to the beginning they had been hoping for as FURIA’s CT-side holds had been very spectacular. Particularly the efficiency of Rafael ‘saffee’ Costa who stored FURIA in rounds that they had no enterprise being in.
The second map was a extra of a more in-depth affair halftime rating being 8-7 for FURIA. The Brazilians then went on to reap the benefits of being on the CT-side within the second half and managed the earn their playoff spot. There have been a number of clutches particularly on throughout the collection went the best way of FURIA that might’ve modified the whole collection.
With this consequence, Cloud9 should overcome NIP within the Decrease Bracket to protect their playoff possibilities.
- Map 1 (Vertigo): FURIA 16 – 9 C9
- Map 2 (Mirage): FURIA 16 – 13 C9
BIG 2 – 0 MiBR
MiBR and BIG each are in IEM to exchange different groups and each are taking a look at this as a chance to make playoffs in a weakened event bracket. Our first map on Mirage began with a Brazillian lead however BIG managed to make a comeback and take us to the primary additional time of the event. German representatives closed out the sport in double additional time.
As shut as the primary map is, the second is only a stomp from BIG. They shot out MiBR on protection and didn’t drop any rounds on T-side both. With this, BIG ensures a playoff spot and MiBR will play Liquid for a second likelihood.
- Map 1 (Mirage): BIG 22 – 18 MiBR
- Map 2 (Nuke): BIG 16 – 4 MiBR
June 1 Schedule
June 1 would be the final day of teams for IEM Dallas. Two extra groups will probably be eradicated and the remainder of the groups qualifying for the playoffs will probably be decided. Here’s what is scheduled for the ultimate day earlier than we go to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Conference Heart:
- MiBR vs Staff Liquid 8 AM PST, Group B Decrease Bracket Spherical 2
- Cloud9 vs Ninjas in Pyjamas 8 AM PST, Group B Decrease Bracket Spherical 2
- FaZe vs ENCE 11:30 AM PST, Group A Higher Bracket Spherical 3
- G2 vs Staff Vitality 11:30 AM PST, Group A Decrease Bracket Spherical 3
- FURIA vs BIG 3:00 PM PST, Group B Higher Bracket Spherical 3
- TBD vs TBD 3:00 PM PST, Group B Decrease Bracket Spherical 3