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B.O.O.T-d[S], Bren Esports & LaZe qualify through eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia 2019 - SEA Qualifier

Aditya Singh Rawat

9th Sep, 2019

Cover Image Courtesy: Bren Esports | Thumbnail Image Courtesy: Extremesland Official

The eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia 2019 - Southeast Asia Qualifier came to an end yesterday with B.O.O.T-d[S], Bren Esports and Long Amazing Zebra Ears qualifying for the main event to be held in Shanghai.

1st
$1,000
eXTREMESLAND Asia 2019
B.O.O.T-d[S]
2nd
$500
eXTREMESLAND Asia 2019
Bren Esports
3rd
-
eXTREMESLAND Asia 2019
Long Amazing Zebra Ears

Southeast Asia - Closed Qualifier witnessed eight teams participating in it, with the top three teams making their way to Shanghai. While three of these teams were directly invited for the event the remaining five teams qualified through the open qualifier to make it to this stage.



Group Stage

The group stage was quite competitive with B.O.O.T-d[S] and LaZe (Long Amazing Zebra Ears) making its way through to the playoffs from Group-A while Bren Esports along with Exodus qualified through Group-B.

Group - A
B.O.O.T-d[S]
2-0
6 Points
LaZe
2-1
6 Points
EXECUTIONERS
1-2
3 Points
FrostFire
0-2
0 Points 

Group - B
Bren Esports
2-0
6 Points
Exodus
2-1
6 Points
Goodfellas Gaming
1-2
3 Points
30.6
0-2
0 Points

Playoffs

These four teams went on to play against each other in a double-elimination bracket, resulting in B.O.O.T-d[S] and Bren Esports taking the first and second-place finishes, respectively. While a third-place match-up between Exodus and LaZe witnessed the later securing the last slot.

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The playoffs were really intense as almost all the matches ended with a ‘2-1’ scoreline. But the most shocking aspect was that the Malaysian powerhouse, FrostFire, was nowhere to be seen in the meat of the action.

FrostFire couldn’t even make it through the Group Stage facing harsh defeats against LaZe and EXECUTIONERS. A better performance was expected from FrostFire but the team fell way too short, not even making it through to the Playoffs.

Note: These are the authors' personal opinions.


With this, the second set of teams make their way to eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia 2019 following Revolution from Vietnam.



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