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HellRaisers [2:0] Virtus.pro @bo3
(16:14 @mirage, 16:11 @cobblestone)
The first map of the battle was Mirage, the pick of Virtus.pro. HellRaisers started on the defense side and rather rapidly played the beginning of the match. Closer to the side switching the Poles turned into the game and with great difficulty took five points — not the best, but acceptable result for the attack side. In the second half VP started to close the gap, and, eventually, a temporary draw took place on the map. At this moment HellRaisers pulled themselves together and started finishing off the rival, but a mistake broke the HR players' rhythm, and, as a result, all 30 rounds were played. It wasn't easy, but our team did manage to win this map — 16:14.
The second map was Cobblestone, on which HR started on the defense side again. The beginning turned out to be rather hectic — by the ninth round the teams had been easily exchanging rounds, but none of them had got the advantage of more than two points. After that HellRaisers took the lead a little bit, but didn't manage to keep it. The side switching ran with VP having a little more points. The second pistol round ended in our team's favor, thanks to which HellRaisers took the lead again and started to strengthen their advantage — only on the seventh try the Polish team took the first round on the defense side. Nevertheless, it didn't affect the course of the game at all — HellRaisers went on their winning streak. 16:11 — HellRaisers are going to the play-off to play with Team Dignitas.
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