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Sharks and ATK secure highest seeds in ECS Season 8 Pinnacle Cup
3-0 records for both teams means we will almost certainly be seeing them participate in the main season.
Written by: ElGancho    September 13th 2019 12:43 pm    #RiotSquad #Sharks #ATK #LiviD #BigFrames #effys #Jonji #JonahP #c4lypso #Mythic #BushidoBoyz  

jnt and Sharks managed a perfect 3-0 Swiss stage

The second and third rounds of the ECS Season 8 Pinnacle Cup have come to an end, seeing Sharks and ATK breeze through the competition.

The Quest, Divine, Riot Squad start ECS S8 Pinnacle Cup 1-0

Riot Squad met The Quest in the second round and managed to beat the latter 2-0, with The Quest only winning fifteen rounds in the two maps that were played. Sharks continued with their dominant performance and destroyed Divine 2-0, with Luken having an astonishing 1.62 HLTV rating. The match between ATK and oNe was the only one of the 1-0 pool that went to a third map, while Rap Gang came out on top in their match against Bushido Boyz.

ECS Season 8 North America Pinnacle Cup
Best of three maps
2 - 1
de_overpass 16 - 6 de_overpass
de_mirage 13 - 16 de_mirage
de_dust2 16 - 8 de_dust2

Party Astronauts become Hentai Hooligans

effys and the rest of LiViD were better than RBG, having no problems against the majority-Canadian and taking a 2-0 victory. New Identity, playing with Maxim "wippie" Shepelev in place of Collin "wrath" McSweegan, lost Overpass to Mythic, but were then able to reverse-sweep the stream team and move into the 1-1 pool.

ECS Season 8 North America Pinnacle Cup
Best of three maps
New Identity
2 - 1
de_overpass 8 - 16 de_overpass
de_dust2 16 - 11 de_dust2
de_inferno 16 - 14 de_inferno

In the third round, Sharks played Rap Gang for one of the two high seeds, where the Brazilian squad obliterated Kevin "4pack" Przypasniak and co. to finish the Pinnacle Cup with a 3-0 result. ATK versus Riot Squad was another one-sided match in the 2-0 pool, as despite Jonathan "Jonji" Carey's best efforts, his team fell to the South African/American side.

FPL Recap - wippie edges out victory

The remaining matches were all rather straight-forward 2-0 affairs, though it should be noted that Big Frames were playing with former Party Astronaut Abdo "c4lypso" Agha.

ECS Season 8 North America Pinnacle Cup
Best of three maps
2 - 1
de_inferno 16 - 9 de_inferno
de_train 16 - 19 de_train
de_nuke 16 - 13 de_nuke

The final day of the Pinnacle Cup will commence tonight at 6:00 PM EDT, with the following matches:

2-1 Round
us Riot Squad vs. us Bushido Boyz
us Rap Gang vs. us The Quest
us Divine/ca LiViD vs. br oNe
1-2 Round
ca Oceanus vs. ca RBG
ca LiViD/us Divine vs. us Mythic
us New Identity vs. us Big Frames

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