HOW IS HE UP CAT win Fragadelphia 15: Oceanside over makuraSOFT
The final Fragadelphia qualifier has concluded, seeing Eric "Ryze" Brown's HOW IS HE UP CAT securing travel support and a ticket to Fragadelphia 15 after besting makuraSOFT in the finals.
The first of the two semifinal series saw HOW IS HE UP CAT make quick work of Solid Unknown with a 2-0 victory on Inferno and Vertigo. Inferno was the closer of the two maps as HOW IS HE UP CAT won their CT-side 9-6 before taking the map 16-12. As for Vertigo, it was a complete blowout for HOW IS HE UP CAT, with the Advanced mixteam dominating their opponent 13-2 on their T-side to pave the way for a 16-5 victory.
On the other side of the bracket, makuraSOFT claimed a 2-0 victory over West Coast Pizza Rats after a close win on Ancient and a decisive victory on Vertigo. Ancient started off with West Coast Pizza Rats in a firm lead as they won their CT-side 10-5. However, makuraSOFT battled back on their CT-side, forcing the series to the 30th round, taking the map 16-14 and avoiding overtime. After a close game on Ancient, Vertigo was surprisingly one-sided for makuraSOFT, as Stanley "calamity" Chiu and co. won their T-side 12-4 before taking the map 16-5.
In the finals, HOW IS HE UP CAT started the series by winning Inferno 16-10 after claiming an 11-4 CT-side. The team continued their dominant streak on Vertigo, as they won their CT-side 11-4 once again, setting up a clear path to win the map 16-8 and by extension the whole event.
The third place match ended up seeing Solid Unknown best West Coast Pizza Rats 2-1 to claim an extra $250.
The final results for Fragadelphia 15: Oceanside are:
1. HOW IS HE UP CAT (Ryze, Just2EZ, xam, Sharkie, awake) - $2,000 travel support + Fragadelphia 15
2. makuraSOFT (hiromi, calamity, tweaky, VulcaN, Ridge) - Fragadelphia 15
3. Solid Unknown (Strawberry, royalG, aegis, prex, allair) - $250
4. West Coast Pizza Rats (sharpshootr, PandaTM, jakobi, bird, Dante)
The full results for Fragadelphia 15: Oceanside are available here. Fragadelphia 15 is set to kick off in a little over a week on September 10th.