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November 30th, 2019

forZe, CR4ZY move on to DreamHack Open Winter 2019 semifinals

The group stage of DreamHack Open Winter 2019 in CS:GO is over. forZe and CR4ZY have obtained the last two tickets to the Playoffs, closing out the team list that also features GODSENT and Tricked Esport.

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photo credit: StarLadder | Igor Bezborodov

forZe started off its performance at this tournament with a loss to Tricked (10-16 on Overpass). After that, they met with the Swedish five of Marskalk and defeated them 2-0: 16-4 Train, 16-12 Nuke. Later, the Russians played against FURIA Esports in the decider of Group A. There, they beat the Brazilians with a 2-1 score: 14-16 Inferno, 19-17 Nuke, and 16-7 Mirage.

CR4ZY, just as forZe, also had a slow start as they were defeated 7-16 on Dust2 by GODSENT. After rejoining the server on Day Two, they won over Heroic with a 2-1 result: 3-16 Vertigo, 16-12 Dust2, and 16-13 Train. Consequently, the champions of DH Open Atlanta 2019 were eliminated from the competition and took the last 7-8th place. Then, the European squad crushed the Finns of SJ Gaming, losing only 4 rounds across 2 maps: 16-2 Dust2, 16-2 Nuke.

The semifinals draw at DreamHack Open Winter 2019:

  • GODSENT vs forZe
  • Tricked vs CR4ZY

All Playoff matches at the event in Jönköping will be held on December 1. The decisive phase of the tournament is set to run in the bracket of Single Elimination Bo3. Schedule for the last day can be found in our viewer’s guide.