The ESL One New York 2017 started very quickly and many of the most powerful games have ended in the past few hours.
Many international teams have once again proved their rise in the field of competition, and may have been hiding their activity and strength for the activities of this rich tournament definition.
SK Gaming managed to score their first victory of the team’s Team EnVyUs after a brilliantly placed penalty by Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo to finish the game for 16-12.
The second game saw another strong return to the international team FaZe Clan in the Group B editorial, against Virtus.pro, who dominated the beginning of the game but was completely wiped out in the rest of the rounds to end with a loss at the score of 16-5.
Cloud9 managed to score their first win against Natus Vincere in a tough game that exchanged roles over the identity of the controlling party but ended up with a 16-13 lead.
Denmark’s Astralis scored their first win of the match when Team Liquid lost their way to victory. Josh “jdm64” Marzano did not have a chance to modify the results, and the game ended 16-13.
There was a rapid transition to the stage of ESL One New York 2017, and the first to reach was SK Gaming. With a second-time lead by Cloud9, there was a brilliant start by Fernando “fer” Alvarenga and Marcelo “coldzera” David, Make the match end with a landslide 16-5 in the Train map.
FaZe Clan did not pace himself at all, and at this point he was able to get into the playoffs as he was able to easily reach Astralis in a superbly placed position. 16 – 6 with a superb free kick by Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovač.
Natus Vincere is now in the A group after beating Team EnVyUs in a map that was marked by the stars of Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and Adil ‘ScreaM’ Benrlitom, 11 and the second map Cobblestone with a score of 16-8.
Another team that has seen a strong comeback is Team Liquid, which eliminated Virtus.pro from the championship with a 2-1 victory in a fun game. The first map, Inferno, was fairly close to the game and ended with a 16-10 winner. There was a big shock in the second map, where the Virtus.pro team managed to win a bigger shock, 16-6. Before we were shocked by the results, Team Liquid came back in the third, 5. Jarosław ‘pashaBiceps’ Jarząbkowski was in the forefront of the player’s lead.
Cloud9 did not even agree to sit and watch but regained its nerve after the last loss and reached the semi-finals when Natus Vincere put the ball to the limit. Dianlo “Zeus” Teslenko was the scorer. American in the first map Mirage with a score of 16-10, and the second map Train at the score 16-11, Timothy ‘autimatic’ Ta scored first in the performance assessment of players.
The last game of the day was Team Liquid in the semi-finals, after a difficult victory over his rival Astralis, who won in the map of one of the cache 19-17 during the game but to incite another loss that kept him from the idea of a 2-1 lead, at each of the map Inferno and Mirage were able to even the score after 16-14 and 16-12, and there was a brilliant free kick from Russel ‘Twistzz’ Van Dulken.
ESL One New York 2017 continues for another day, and we will tell you more results as soon as they appear.