FURIA Esports won the MIBR in the knockout round of the ESL Pro League Season 11 NA, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Championship (CS: GO). The game between the teams from Brazil took place this Thursday (9) and had partials 16-4 (Vertigo) and 16-14 (Mirage). With the result, MIBR is eliminated from the competition. FURIA, on the other hand, remains in contention and has the next game scheduled for this Saturday (11), against the losing team of the confrontation between Team Liquid and Evil Geniuses. The match will take place from 17h00 in Brasília time and can be watched live on the official ESL channels on Twitch TV, YouTube and Facebook.
The Brazilian classic “MIBR vs FURIA” was a better series of three (MD3). The first map was Vertigo, MIBR’s pick. FURIA decided to start as CT, took the pistol and fit a few rounds in a row. Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo’s team only opened the scoring in the sixth round, but then Kaike “kscerato” Cerato and company maintained the dominance of the game. The change of sides happened with the score of 11-4 advantage for FURIA, which only need to manage the following matches as TR to take close the map in 16-4. Henrique “HEN1” Teles was the highlight of the map with 22 kills and ADR of 112.1.
The second map in the series was much more balanced. MIBR opened the Mirage: it took the pistol and the next round as CT. FURIA scored in the third round, and the half continued disputed point by point. The half ended at 8-7 for Yuri “yuurih” Gomes’s team. After switching sides, FURIA again showed superiority and won several rounds in a row. MIBR reacted and touched the scoreboard, but the panthers closed the map on 16-14 and won the series.
The ESL Pro League is one of the most traditional CS: GO tournaments in the world and is in its 11th season. The final of the North American stage takes place on April 12 and will distribute the total prize of US $ 219 thousand (about R $ 1.1 million in direct conversion).