SK triumphed at cs_summit with a 3-1 win over Gambit
in the grand final (Inferno 10-16, Cache 16-2, Train
The grand final began on
Gambit‘s first choice, Inferno, where
Danylo “Zeus” Teslenko‘s squad got off to a
5-0 start as Terrorists.
SK then got three in a row defending the B bombsite before
another B take ended with the Brazilians saving three
Three more B executes later,
SK picked up their first lead in the match at 7-6
Joao “felps” Vasconcellos‘ triple breaking
their opponents’ economy, while the last two rounds were split
between the two teams.
In the second half,
Gambit took their lead back with
Zeus‘ triple in the second pistol and a 1v2 from
Rustem “mou” Telepov against a forcebuy.
Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo‘s side then turned
around a 3v4, but they had to eco once
Gambit replied in the following round and went on to extend
their lead to 13-9.
A 2v4 from
Epitacio “TACO” de Melo and
SK to double digits, but they couldn’t string more rounds
together yet again, as
Mihail “Dosia” Stolyarov and company finished
off map one comfortably at 16-10.
Cache was up next and it was
SK as Terrorists getting a big lead early on that time
Marcelo “coldzera” David won 1v1 clutches in
the first two rounds, with the latter adding an ace to his name
in the fourth round.
The best player of 2016 continued to rack up kills round
after round, including two in a close 1v3 attempt that
Gambit ended up winning in the end. That was the only round
Zeus‘s squad could muster up in the first ten, with
SK breaking their economy time and time again.
Before the half ended, only one more round went
Gambit‘s way when
Dosia put up a double when
SK tried to run out door. By that time,
coldzera was at 28 kills and broke 30 once the second
pistol round was over, and his team picked up map two at
Abay “HObbit” Khasenov‘s five kills over the
next two rounds put
Gambit on the board, and
Zeus‘ quad-kill in the next made the score 8-4. The
following round went the other way, but it was
Gambit who closed out the half with two in a row for a
respectable 6-9 half on the offense.
With a B retake,
Gambit proceeded to close the gap and eventually grabbed
their first lead in the 19th round. However,
SK then started coming out on top of disadvantageous
situations and went on a six-round streak, clinching match
point at 15-11.
Dosia then saved
Gambit‘s chances with a 1v2 clutch, but
SK finished it off two rounds afterwards to hoist their
first trophy in nine months.
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