MIBR is in the finale of the fifth week of ECS Season 7 North America. The Brazilians beat Cloud9 2-0 with: 16-10 on Nuke and 16-7 on Overpass. Now the team will compete for the first place in the region against the winner of the clash between Team Liquid and INTZ. The final of week five will be played later today. The champion will be guaranteed a spot for the LAN finals in London, England, that take place on June 6-9.
Made in Brazil picked Nuke as the first map of the series. The Brazilians lost the pistol round, but this was the only setback for the team throughout the first half of the match. The side led by Gabriel ” FalleN ” Toledo won 14 consecutive rounds on the CT side and went into the break with an astonishing 1-14 lead.
Cloud9 came back with a different strategy for the second half. The Americans triumphed in the pistol round and this time did not collapsed in the following rounds, as they managed to close the lead 6-14. MIBR was slow to recover in the economy, since they had to fight hard to claim the victory as the NA side managed to get 10 points on the board. Yet the Brazilians ended up winning 10-16.
Fechamos a nuke 16-10 e vamos para overpass, pick deles!
We close nuke 16-10 and we're going to overpass, their pick!#SomosMIBR
— MIBR (@mibr) May 22, 2019
In Overpass, one of the best maps of MIBR in recent championships, the Brazilians came out all guns blazing. The green and yellow team inaugurated the second game by picking the CT side and, despite losing the pistol round, gave Cloud9 a very tough time. MIBR went to the interval with 11-4 lead on the scoreboard after a great performance by Fernando ” fer ” Alvarenga .
Cloud9 did not repeat the previous map’s feat and and was comprehensively dominated in the second half. The Americans trailed on the scoreboard and failed to make a mark playing a CTs. The representatives of Brazil executed their strategy to perfection and gave no chances to the opposition, they closed the series with a 16-7 win in the second game.
The Esports Championship Series (ECS), is one of the most prestigious international tournaments in the competitive landscape of Counter-Strike. The competition brings together the best teams in Europe and North America, in 2018 Astralis won the title.
GGWP 2-0 vs Cloud9, we are in the grand final of the qualifier facing Liquid or INTZ for the sport in the ECS Finals in London!
Vencemos o Cloud9 por 2-0 e estamos na grande final do qualify contra o Liquid ou INTZ valendo vaga na ECS Finals em Londres! #ECS7
— Epitácio de Melo (@TACOCS) May 22, 2019
Na’Vi lost the ESL Pro League qualifiers
Meanwhile, in the other new, Na’Vi failed to qualify for the finals of ESL Pro League Season 9 after losing to Heroic Alexander “s1mple” Kostylev was the best player of the match. His K/D ratio was +40 (82/42). Despite this impressive performance, the team from the CIS lost/
The meeting ended with a score of 2: 1 in favor of Heroic: 16: 9 on Vertigo, 11:16 on Mirage and 16:14 on Overpass. After the defeat, Natus Vincere lost the chance to reach the LAN-finals of the league. Heroic and North finished in the top two ranks of the group to qualify for the finals. Earlier mousesports, FaZe Clan, G2 Esports, Astralis, Fnatic and HellRaisers secured their tickets to France.