The shocking news is coming from Chongqing where WESG 2018 is held. Two big favorites for winning the title, MiBR and Fnatic dropped out of the tournament against Windigo and AGO. Swedes unexpectedly lost 16-0 on Inferno and their excuse was ridiculous. Fnatic blames monitors for 16-0 loss.
Fnatic blames monitors for 16-0 loss
Interestingly, Fnatic picked the first map, Inferno. However, they didn’t manage to win a single round on that map. It was quite a shocking result considering the big gap between the qualities of these two teams. Immediately after the loss, Fnatic changed all monitors making, blaming the monitors they had for their terrible performance. Can you imagine that such a strong team as Fnatic would blame monitors for 16-0 loss? The commentors couldn’t believe it also, as one said it was the first time he’s ever seen anything like this.
The final map was Nuke. The defending champions started off on Nuke in convincing manner as they claimed eight out of the first nine rounds. Twist from Fnatic had a great play in eighth round when he took down four AGO’s players on B site retake.
As a result, AGO advanced to the Grand Final when they are going to face the winner from the match Windigo – G2. This is definitely their biggest success considering they secured at least $200,000.
Fnatic will confront the loser of that match in the battle for 3rd place.
MiBR is out
Fnatic losing to AGO wasn’t the only upset we witnessed at WESG 2018. Windigo Gaming also managed to eliminate one big teams in the Quarter-Finals. After defeating Furious Gaming 2-0, Windigo knocked out MiBR in the next round. The Bulgarians secured Dust 2 with score 16-8, but MiBR bounced back on Train with the same result. The map of the decision was Overpass and Windigo won it with ending scoreline 16-13 to book a meeting with G2 in the Semi-final.
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