FaZe’s hopes of obtaining the grand slam have been squashed just after the CIS Cloud 9 roster pulled the rug out from beneath them.
Counter-Strike’s ESL Pro League Year 16 has had a sequence of upsets. Nevertheless, with 1 of the most important title contenders now out of the tournament, it leaves the trophy up for grabs with much more groups in arrive at.
Cloud 9 took down the international powerhouse 2-1, with the initial map not likely Dmitry “sh1ro” Sokolov’s and the squad’s way. Inferno (13-16) was a tough commence for Cloud 9, with Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken breaking as a result of their CT facet with ease, top to the function reduction from the FaZe roster.
Ancient (16-8) was yet another story entirely. Cloud 9 arrived out swinging, with Sergey “Ax1Le” Rykhtorov leading the cost to convey down the global titans. Regrettably for FaZe, their T-facet attacks have been lackluster, leaving Cloud 9 to depend on their good aim and teamwork to get the task carried out.
The very last map, Mirage (16-11), was a nearer endeavor for the FaZe roster. Nonetheless, Abay “HObbit” Khasenov picked up his activity to assist the Cloud 9 roster acquire the T-aspect fifty percent (9-6). All that was left was a strong defense from the relaxation of the squad to take the victory.
Cloud 9 now progresses to the semifinals to consider on Staff Liquid soon after the North American team’s productive bout in opposition to MOUZ.