1 December 2016 - 04:06

Danish Triumphs and Tribulations: Day 1 of the ELEAGUE Playoffs

Four of the top teams in Counter-Strike went head-to-head in day one of the ELEAGUE playoffs.

The first day of ELEAGUE playoff contention has ended and Astralis and SK Gaming have emerged victorious. Both of today’s quarterfinal matches went to an intense third map as Astralis, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team Dignitas and SK Gaming fought for the first two spots in the semifinals. Here are today’s results:


Quarterfinal #1 - SK Gaming vs. Team Dignitas

  • Map 1: de_dust2

Final Score: SK Gaming 16 - 6 Team Dignitas

  • Map 2: de_mirage

Final Score: Team Dignitas 16 - 4 SK Gaming

  • Map 3: de_overpass

Final Score: SK Gaming 16 - 14 Team Dignitas

Match Score: SK Gaming 2 - 1 Team Dignitas

  • SK Gaming advances to the Semifinal.
  • Team Dignitas eliminated from playoff competition.


Blazin’ Hot Player of the Match:

  • Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo (Overall KDR: 50/41; Overall ADR: 70.6)



Quarterfinal #2 - Astralis vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas

  • Map 1: de_cbble

Final Score: Ninjas in Pyjamas 16 - 13 Astralis

  • Map 2: de_train

Final Score: Astralis 16 - 2 Ninjas in Pyjamas

  • Map 3: de_overpass

Final Score: Astralis 16 - 10 Ninjas in Pyjamas 

Match Score Astralis 2 - 1 Ninjas in Pyjamas

  • Astralis advances to the Semifinal
  • Team Dignitas eliminated from playoff competition


Blazin’ Hot Player of the Match:

  • Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye (Overal KDR: 72/43; Overall ADR: 103.1)


Blazin' Hot Player of the Match presented by Buffalo Wild Wings

Graphic Credits to ELEAGUE @EL

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Author's Twitter Page: @junioritis

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