Day one has concluded for the ESL ESEA Pro League Dubai Invitational , a $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event. Exciting matchups transpired throughout the day as the double-elimination group play stages commenced.
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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