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Intel Excessive Masters Dallas 2022: Day 3 Recap

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Jun 2, 2022


IEM Dallas is finished with its group stage and we’re going into the playoffs with our six advancing groups.


After three days of Counter-Strike, IEM Dallas Group Stage is lastly over. It has been an thrilling three days filled with high quality CS and it’ll proceed to ship in entrance of followers. IEM Dallas will resume with Quarterfinals matchups on June 3, after a one-day relaxation for the groups.

Day 3 of the teams decided the ultimate fates of the remaining groups. Earlier than at present FaZe, ENCE, FURIA and BIG already had their playoffs spots. G2 and Cloud9 added their names to the listing.

We additionally had 4 extra Decrease Bracket video games which implies 4 extra groups ended their IEM journeys at present. MiBR, NIP, Vitality and Staff Liquid joined the groups that might be going dwelling early with out the prospect to play in entrance of a crowd. With this outcome, no NA group might be on stage in entrance of the group and the one remaining NA consultant is FaZe’s Russel ‘Twistzz’ Van Dulken.

Group A

FaZe 1 – 2 ENCE

The primary map on Mirage was a detailed affair. ENCE had a sluggish begin on their map choose and have been behind 11-4 going into their T facet. And though they have been in a position to clear up just a little bit, they couldn’t catch as much as the Main winners. The one ENCE participant with a constructive Okay-D on this map was Pavle ‘Maden’ Bošković with solely +1.

The second map was nearly a mirror of the primary. First half CT sided domination from ENCE and FaZe making a run within the second however falling simply quick. Olek ‘hades’ Miskiewicz 30-kill efficiency was the most important motive ENCE gained this map.

The decider was on Nuke and ENCE as soon as once more began sturdy with an 11-4 CT facet. Sadly for FaZe two of their gamers in Finn ‘karrigan’ Andersen and Robin ‘ropz’ Kool each had a nasty sport with 7-kills every. FaZe misplaced the map and the sequence regardless of an nearly 30-kill map from Twistzz. They nonetheless qualify for the Quarterfinals however they gained’t be getting a bye spherical as ENCE will get.

  • Map 1 (Mirage): FaZe 16 – 12 ENCE
  • Map 2 (Historical): FaZe 12 – 16 ENCE
  • Map 3 (Nuke): FaZe 8 – 16 ENCE

G2 2 – 0 Vitality

The primary two maps of the sequence have been on Dust2, picked by Vitality, and Inferno, picked by G2, that are the 2 greatest maps for Vitality over the previous three months. Contemplating this Vitality was barely favored.

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However the French/Danish group couldn’t get a strong begin on their T begin on Dust2. A 13-2 begin meant that they had a really slender comeback probability and G2 didn’t enable too many errors and managed to shut it out. No Vitality participant besides Mathieu ‘ZywOo’ Herbaut scored greater than 10 kills.

Inferno began a lot better and Vitality began to manage the sport with a 1v3 post-plant clutch by Kévin ‘misutaaa’ Rabier. Nevertheless, they couldn’t carry the momentum over to the second half. G2 had a really disciplined CT facet led by Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovač and so they wrote their names to a playoff spot whereas eliminating Vitality.

  • Map 1 (Dust2): G2 16 – 7 Vitality
  • Map 2 (Inferno): G2 16 – 14 Vitality

Group B

MiBR 0 – 2 Staff Liquid

The sequence began on Historical, which was a MiBR choose because the map was good to the Brazilians within the latest previous. The primary half’s CT facet confirmed why the map was picked when MiBR took a three-round lead. Nevertheless, Liquid managed to go on a streak of their very own once more on the CT facet following the lead of Keith ‘NAF’ Markovic and managed to win the primary map.

Liquid additionally began sturdy to the second map with a pistol win however a 6-round T facet streak for MiBR meant the Brazilians secured a lead going into the second half. Fortunately for Liquid Jonathan ‘EliGE’ Jablonowski managed to cluth a 1v2 with a quad kill to maintain the spherical distinction at just one. This momentum carried into their T facet as went on a 9-round win streak to shut out the sport after dropping the pistol spherical influenced by EliGE’s 25-kill efficiency.

  • Map 1 (Historical): MiBR 12 – 16 Liquid
  • Map 2 (Inferno): MiBR 9 – 16 Liquid
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Cloud9 2 – 0 Ninjas in Pyjamas

Each Cloud9 and NIP are groups that didn’t count on to be going out early within the event. This implies each groups have been further motivated for at present. The primary map confirmed this motivation large time because the C9’s map choose was very aggressive and appeared prefer it may’ve gone each methods. In the long run, Ninjas couldn’t overcome the C9’s AWPer Dmitry ‘sh1ro’ Sokolov who clutched the final spherical of extra time in a wonderful style.

The second map was NIP’s choose overpass however Ninjas didn’t have their anticipated begin within the sport. C9 gained the primary eight rounds and had a commanding 11-4 lead of their CT facet carried by a 21-kill half by Vladislav ‘nafany’ Gorshkov. NIP as soon as once more appeared disjointed all through the sport, maybe because of the absence of their IGL Hampus ‘hampus’ Poser. C9 superior to the following spherical with a snug 2-0.

  • Map 1 (Vertigo): C9 19 – 16 NIP
  • Map 2 (Overpass): C9 16 – 5 NIP

FURIA 1 – 2 BIG

The primary sport of the sequence was on BIG choose Nuke. The German group began out on their T facet in an aggressive style and took management of the map. They didn’t decelerate within the second half and closed out the map simply in large half due to a 28-kill efficiency by Josef ‘faveN’ Baumann. On the opposite facet Rafael ‘saffee’ Costa who’s having a very good occasion couldn’t affect the map in any respect and solely scored 6 kills.

FURIA was a lot better on their map choose Vertigo. They confirmed a extra coordinated CT facet and a extra aggressive T facet as they managed to take the sequence to the decider map on Mirage. Whereas saffee nonetheless struggled throughout Vertigo, Andrei ‘arT’ Piovezan was the difference-maker.

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BIG began had an excellent begin to Mirage. They confirmed clear executed bomb web site takes particularly in direction of A web site meant an 11-4 BIG lead. FURIA managed to win the CT web site pistol regardless of a very good clutch try from Johannes ‘tabseN’ Wodarz however an aggressive third-round purchase put BIG again in management. And not using a win streak, FURIA doesn’t have the economic system to contest BIG in most rounds and German representatives take the primary place within the group.

  • Map 1 (Nuke): FURIA 8 – 16 BIG
  • Map 2 (Vertigo): FURIA 16 – 10 BIG
  • Map 3 (Mirage): FURIA 10 – 16 BIG

Staff Liquid 0 – 2 Cloud9

The Sequence began on Liquid’s choose Historical. Sadly for the NA representatives, they appeared too uncoordinated and C9’s CT facet was overwhelmingly dominant with a 13-2 scoreline.  Whereas Liquid managed to win the T facet pistol and the next couple of rounds, C9 gained and put {that a} quick cease with the primary gun spherical. With a deficit this large, C9 managed to shut out the map.

Staff Liquid as soon as once more began slowly within the second map, particularly Jonathan ‘EliGE’ Jablonowski was having a tricky time with zero kills within the first ten rounds. Though they have been in a position to win a few rounds right here and there, with performs like triple kill web site maintain from Josh ‘oSee’ Ohm, they couldn’t hold a win streak and construct their economic system.

With most entry kills and clutches going to C9’s means, Liquid couldn’t put up a lot battle. Although Liquid performed a a lot better second half as EliGE discovered his type with 20 kills, the deficit from the primary half was too large to beat.

  • Map 1 (Historical): Liquid 5 – 16 C9
  • Map 2 (Vertigo): Liquid 12 – 16 C9

Playoffs Schedule

Quarterfinals, June 3

  • FURIA vs G2 Esports – 10:00 AM PST
  • FaZe vs Staff Liquid – 1:30 PM PST

Semifinals, June 4

  • ENCE vs TBD –  8:00 AM PST
  • BIG vs TBD – 11:30 AM PST

Grand Remaining, June 5




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