Torqued show in Tours that some fine tuning is still needed.

Torqued first to drop out of DreamHack Open Tours

The North American's first international debut gets cut short after being eliminated by AGO 2-0.

After coming all the way up from the North American Open Qualifier, Torqued has been eliminated by AGO in just two maps at DreamHack Open Tours. Their elimination equally marks the end for the region's run in France, as they were the sole North American team in attendance.

The brief series between the two began on Train, with Torqued taking a decided lead on their CT-side with eight rounds to AGO's one. Shortly after, the Poles went on a six round tear to close out the half, nearly tying up the scoreline 7-8 for their side. Carrying over their momentum from their T-side finish, AGO were relentless and continued their rampage until the maps closure, silencing Torqued with a 16-8 scoreline to claim map one.

As the two transitioned over to Inferno, Torqued recomposed themselves enough to take an early lead on their CT-side by winning the pistol and subsequent two rounds. The remainder of the half was a series of scattered strings of rounds being traded back and forth between the two, until the eventual repeat of the prior map's 8-7 half-time scoreline in favor of Torqued.

As AGO swapped to their CT-side, it immediately began to look grim for Torqued, after a waterfall play out of A-site balcony in the pistol round ended in disaster, the catalyst that would allow the Poles to maintain control of the economy for the following three rounds. The last effective effort from Torqued were the three that followed, as AGO would run away with the game after, leading to the North American's elimination in just two maps.

Torqued
0 - 2
AGO
All maps
Torqued K - D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
Canada Keven 'AZK' Lariviere 42 - 42 +0 81.3 74.5% 1.07
United States Kenneth 'koosta' Suen 37 - 37 +0 74.0 70.6% 1.02
Canada Joshua 'steel' Nissan 32 - 37 -5 76.0 58.8% 0.94
United States Braxton 'swag' Pierce 29 - 41 -12 67.0 62.7% 0.82
United States Matt 'Pollo' Wilson 23 - 40 -17 68.8 76.5% 0.79
AGO K - D +/- ADR KAST Rating 2.0
Dominik 'GruBy' Swiderski 45 - 30 +15 93.0 88.2% 1.44
Michał 'snatchie' Rudzki 46 - 32 +14 85.0 84.3% 1.33
Tomasz 'phr' Wójcik 45 - 30 +15 84.8 78.4% 1.33
Damian 'Furlan' Kislowski 40 - 33 +7 77.8 70.6% 1.24
Mateusz 'TOAO' Zawistowski 21 - 38 -17 66.2 76.5% 0.86

Torqued will now reflect on their performances in Tours and prepare for the upcoming ESEA MDL Season 28 which begins on May 21st, as well as ESL One Belo Horizonte which will take place between June 13-17.

#1(With 0 replies)
May 20, 2018 09:44AM
Joe
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Rough to play Train against AGO, they're one of the better teams on that map :\
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May 20, 2018 12:30PM
006_tv
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Rip dude noooo
#3(With 3 replies)
May 20, 2018 12:34PM
bleghfarec
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At this point, I worry that Torqued are considering kicking swag. :/
#4(With 2 replies)
May 23, 2018 07:08PM
bleghfarec
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mother fucker
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May 23, 2018 08:20PM
Joe
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i can't believe you've done this
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May 23, 2018 08:34PM
tolkienfanatic
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IT'S ALL YOUR FAULT
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