ESL ESEA Dubai Invitational: Day 1 Recap
Group Play Results
All eight teams were put into “Group A” and “Group B” and played out in a best-of-one format within a double-elimination bracket for group play. The top-two teams from each group will move onto a single-elimination playoff bracket later throughout the tournament.
- Team EnVyUs won 16-12 against Cloud9 (Cobblestone)
- Team Virtus.pro won 16-7 against Ninjas in Pyjamas (Mirage)
- Fnatic won 16-6 against Titan (Cobblestone)
- Team SoloMid won 16-10 against Natus Vincere (Overpass)
- Team Virtus.pro won 16-7 against Team EnVyUs (Cache)
- Ninjas in Pyjamas won 19-16 against Cloud9 (Dust 2)
- Team SoloMid won 19-17 against Fnatic (Dust 2)
- Titan won 16-10 against Natus Vincere (Cobblestone)
Group Play standings:
- Team Virtus.pro: 2-0
- Team SoloMid: 2-0
- Fnatic: 1-1
- Ninjas in Pyjamas: 1-1
- Team EnVyUs: 1-1
- Titan: 1-1
- Cloud9: 0-2
- Natus vincere: 0-2
The event is scheduled to kickoff at 12:15 p.m. GST (4:15 a.m. EDT) tomorrow morning with two group play matches left, Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Team EnVyUs and Fnatic vs. Titan.
Tomorrow will consist of the conclusion of group play and the start of the single-elimination playoff bracket. You can follow all of the action live here: twitch.tv/esl_csgo.
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