Nurfed and co. are one series away from claiming a spot in MDL
The first semifinal series of the ESEA Advanced Season 31 playoffs has concluded, with Big Frames besting heX 2-0 to secure their spot in the finals.
The series started off on heX's map pick of Mirage with the team claiming their opening T-side pistol round and the following eco round. After this Big Frames would even up the score, finding rounds three and four. The two teams would continue to trade nearly identical runs of rounds throughout the half though Big Frames managed to take a small 8-7 lead. Upon switching sides, Big Frames managed to claim seven out of the next eight rounds to secure map point. heX were not ready to capitulate though as the team managed to nearly force overtime after winning the next six rounds in a row though on round 30 Big Frames managed to clutch Mirage 16-14.
After a hotly contested Mirage, Big Frames claimed an 11-4 lead on their T-side of Nuke. Following this heX would attempt to close the gap after winning the first three rounds of the half, though Big Frames managed to outpace heX and claim a 16-10 scoreline to close out the series. During the series Ryan “Church” Church led the way for his team with a 1.32 rating and 47 kills.
|2 - 0||
|de_mirage||16 - 14||de_mirage|
|de_nuke||16 - 10||de_nuke|
Big Frames will now await the winner of absolute mad lads vs LiViD in the finals. The rest of the season will play out with the following schedule:
|LiViD||vs.||absolute mad lads||July 15th @ 9 PM EDT|
|Big Frames||vs.||LiViD/absolute mad lads winner||July 16th @ 9:30 PM EDT|
Following the conclusion of the finals, the fifth place decider will be played out to determine the final spot in MDL Relegation. Although dates have not been set yet, Front are set to take on Just Swing while Dogs of War will be playing Good Game PR.