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CLG Red dominate European opposition to claim Copenhagen Games title
The female squad have claimed their second title of the year.
Written by: Mnmzzz    April 20th 2019 2:40 pm    #CopenhagenGames2019 #DignitasFe #CLGRed #refinnej #CAth #rain #milk #GooseBreeder #di^  

CLG Red only dropped a single map on their way to the trophy

CLG Red have emerged victorious at Copenhagen Games 2019 following a dominating run through the playoffs, which included besting Assassins in an impressive 2-0 victory in the grand finals.

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Day three of the female tournament started off with CLG Red picking up a quick victory over PENSIONERS+2. Only allowing PENSIONERS+2 ten rounds over the course of the series, Jennifer "refinnej" Le picked up a career best rating on LAN with a 2.21 rating on Overpass, and a 1.74 rating for the series as a whole.

Copenhagen Games 2019 Female
Best of three maps
CLG Red
2 - 0
PENSIONERS+2
de_overpass 16 - 8 de_overpass
de_train 16 - 2 de_train
de_inferno de_inferno

On the other side of the bracket, Dignitas fe also easily overcame their European opposition in their quarter-finals matchup. Facing off against the recently signed Monolith fe, Dignitas fe were relentless, taking Nuke and Inferno with dual 16-8 finishes. During the series, Amanda "rain" Smith, Catherine "CAth" Leroux, and Kiara "milk" Makua had a field day, putting up a trio of forty-bombs in the series. 

Copenhagen Games 2019 Female
Best of three maps
Dignitas fe
2 - 0
Monolith fe
de_nuke 16 - 8 de_nuke
de_inferno 16 - 8 de_inferno
de_mirage de_mirage

After cruising through the tournament to the semi-finals, Dignitas fe finally met their match when they faced off against Assassins. Although the North American team got off to a strong start on Inferno winning their T-half 10-5, Assassins were able to take the first map after claiming eleven out of the following thirteen rounds with a strong T-side performance of their own.

Following this loss, Dignitas fe were quickly dispatched on Nuke as Assassins locked out Dignitas fe with a dominant 16-4 scoreline to secure their spot in the grand finals.

Copenhagen Games 2019 Female
Best of three maps
Dignitas fe
0 - 2
Assassins
de_inferno 12 - 16 de_inferno
de_nuke 4 - 16 de_nuke
de_overpass de_overpass

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As for CLG Red's semi-finals matchup, they were pushed to the limit by Beskitas over three close maps in a hotly contested series. Starting off on Beskitas’ map pick of Mirage, CLG Red ended the first half slightly trailing 6-9. However, once Beskitas got onto their T-side they were able to overpower CLG Red to close out the map 16-8. Moving onto their map pick of Train, CLG Red narrowly won the half 9-6, but after this strong start, Train ended up going the distance as both sides continued to trade rounds. In the end, CLG Red narrowly forced a third map with a 16-13 win on Train.

On Inferno, after Beskitas were able to take the half 9-6, a repeat of Mirage appeared to in the making. However, on their T-side, CLG Red confidently closed out map three after only allowing Beskitas to claim three rounds. During Mirage, Diane "di^" Tran showed in a big way with a 1.44 rating.

Copenhagen Games 2019 Female
Best of three maps
CLG Red
2 - 1
Besiktas
de_mirage 8 - 16 de_mirage
de_train 16 - 13 de_train
de_inferno 16 - 12 de_inferno

With the grand finals set, CLG Red faced off against Assassins to see which team would claim the lion's share of the $30,000 prize pool. The action started off on Train, with CLG Red taking an early lead, closing out their T-side 9-6. As the teams switched sides, CLG Red won their CT-side pistol and the following round to bring the score to 11-6.  After this, Assassins would find four rounds in a row to nearly tie the series 10-11. However, CLG Red would take map one in the aftermath by claiming the next five rounds to close it out 16-10.

Moving onto Nuke, Assassins looked to tie up the series with another strong performance on Nuke, as they had done against Dignitas fe in the semi-finals. However, CLG Red completely dominated Assassins, starting off with a 13-2 performance on their CT-side. After this, the grand finals were ended in a quick fashion as CLG Red found three of the next five rounds to end the event and take the trophy with a 16-5 finish.

Copenhagen Games 2019 Female
Best of three maps
Assassins
0 - 2
CLG Red
de_train 10 - 16 de_train
de_nuke 5 - 16 de_nuke
de_inferno de_inferno

With this victory, CLG Red have found their second trophy of the year. With the team's efforts combined with those of Dignitas fe, North America has emerged as a leader in female CS:GO, claiming the first three female LAN events of the year.

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#1 006_tv
2019-04-22 07:09
Yay we are at the top of something
#2 DiSCO
2019-04-22 09:20
goosebreeder is good
#3 Nurfed
2019-04-22 14:28
vez looks so cute
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