Format: 5on5, Bo3
Prize purse: 100.000 SEK
Sponsors: Plantronics, Kingston HyperX
After the first map vs Na’Vi, fnatic have taken the lead 1-0 and are playing solid and confident from yesterdays win over SK in eSport SM.
The crowd is absolutely stacked, almost filling the whole arena even 20 minutes before the match. When the games were to start the DreamArena was completely full with an excited crowd. Both teams seemed loved, it sounded like people came for the great match, they werent to bias about the matchup.
fnatic RC opens up strong by winning the knife round and the pistol round, giving them in a big advantage. fnatic takes the 2nd round, and then Na’Vi shows their skills in the 3rd and the 4th round. The rounds bounce back and forth, until Na’Vi finds themselves in a big advantage, 8-3 in rounds. After 4 rounds, fnatic have taken two more rounds and Na’Vi one, which puts the score to 10-5.
NaVi opens up strong as CT, taking the first round and defuses the bomb. After that they continue to dominate until fnatic takes the 5th round evening out the score 14 – 6.
After some time, Na’Vi takes the last round 16 – 6.
Like on the last map, fnatic RC opens up strong and takes the first and second round which puts them in a good economic lead. I think fnatic feels the pressure on them, where as they take the 3rd round but loses the 4th. After 9 rounds, the score is 7 – 2 to fnatic, who seems much more nerveless now. After 12 rounds fnatic have lost some games, but are still in a good position with 8-4. After 15 rounds, fnatic owns the scoreboard with 11 – 4 and are moving in to second half time with some great results.
Fnatic wins the first two rounds in second half time, the crowd goes crazy and fnatic looks unstoppable. Na’Vi tries to get back, taking 2 rounds off fnatic, but fnatic answers with two more wins, making the score 15 – 6 and match point. Last game, fnatic goes in as winners and takes it all.