EHOME Takes Down TYLOO to Qualify for EPICENTER 2019

EHOME Takes Down TYLOO to Qualify for EPICENTER 2019

Aditya Singh Rawat
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The Chinese Qualifier for EPICENTER 2019 came to a close with EHOME defeating TYLOO in the finale by a ‘2-0’ scoreline to qualify for the $500,000 main event scheduled to take place from 17th-22nd December at the Crocus Expo Mall, Moscow.

The Chinese qualifier which started back on 4th November witnessing participation from eight directly invited teams, finally came to an end yesterday with EHOME making its way through to Moscow.

The Group Stage saw both TYLOO and EHOME make their way through Group - A while OneThree.TSG and Lynn Vision Gaming were the ones to make it through Group - B. These four teams went on to go up against each other in a double-elimination Playoffs with TYLOO and EHOME reaching the finals.

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TYLOO had previously defeated EHOME twice in the tournament already, once during the group stage and then again in the upper bracket final, but when they met for the final fight EHOME got its much-awaited revenge.

Third times the charm and EHOME proved that with a top-notch performance on both Overpass and Inferno, as they walked away with a comfortable victory. Joining the other six teams already selected for the main event.

Direct Invite
Evil Geniuses
Direct Invite
Direct Invite
Direct Invite
Team Vitality
Direct Invite
European Qualifier
Chinese Qualifier
CIS Qualifier

With only the CIS Qualifier left to be played out from 23rd-24th Nov, the line-up for EPICENTER 2019 is almost completed.

Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.