Fnatic and SK Gaming showed great performances during DreamHack Summer 2017 Day 2, moving them into the semifinals where they joined Immortals and Counter Logic Gaming.
The results were as follows:
Group A Matches:
- Singularity 0-2 mousesports
- SK Gaming 2-0 mousesports
Group B Matches:
- Gambit Esports 2-0 Cloud9
- Fnatic 2-0 Gambit Esports
mousesports and Singularity fought hard in their bo3 match, however, mousesports managed to swing ahead and claim the victory over the Danish team. After wining pistol rounds, Singularity had a hard time keeping a solid grasp on the first map.
The second map became uncertain at times in the beginning, but mousesports pulled ahead with a lead Singularity couldn't recover from.
SK Gaming lead a predictable charge to beat mousesports, but not without a bit of a struggle in the first match. This was especially true in the first half when mousesports lead the game with an astounding 9-1 lead over SK Gaming. Unfortunately though, it was a short-lived advantage.
The second map played in SK's favor for most of the rounds. Once the Brazilian team had access to a solid economy, they commanded several wins in their favor to boost ahead of mousesports and knock them out.
The C9 game was particularly disappointing for Mike "shroud" Grzesiek, who earned a negative K/D split of -17 in the two games.
After a back-and-forth exchange of rounds in the first half of the first map, Gambit threw down an unstoppable lead over the American team that secured them a 1-0 advantage in the series.
Gambit destroyed C9 in the first half of the next map, holding a 12-3 lead going into the next side. That lead was wide enough to help the team secure a spot in the decider match against Fnatic.
Fnatic opened up the first half of the first map with a commanding lead of 12-3, After Gambit looked like they were positioned to catch up, Fnatic cleaning things up and closed out Train.
The second map looked convincingly in Gambit's favor until Fnatic came back in the second half. The home crowd favorites pushed things to overtime on Inferno before advancing the semifinals.
The last day of the tournament starts off with CLG facing SK and Immortals facing Fnatic. The winners of each match will advance to face each other for the trophy and a cool $50,000. You won't want to miss it.