Polish Team X-Kom Wins Good Game League LAN tournament
Posted 20th June 2018 By: Derpina    313 Views
Esports News – Minor LAN CSGO tournaments determine underrated teams that deserve to be in the spotlight, they serve as the foundation of aspiring players and esports beginners. This week, the Good Game (GG) League LAN tournament served as the stepping stone for Polish team X-Kom to steadily dominate the esports scene and compete in the future Majors.
X-Kom defeated the German team ALTERNATE aTTaX with a 2-1 victory in the grand final. The score breakdown is as follows: 6-16 Overpass, 19-16 Mirage, 16-14 Train. Over and under, the winning team also beat 11 other teams for a sizable portion of the $27,550 USD prize pool.
The entire competition was held at Poznan, Poland. The first few days showcased group stage action with teams split into four from A to C. Each group consists of one international team, one Polish team, and one team that recently earned a spot from the local qualifiers.
Poland Codewise Unicorn
Germany ALTERNATE aTTaX
Round Robin Best of Three (BO3) group stage was the first tournament format, and only the best team from each group can advance to the playoffs or directly to the semi-finals. Valiance, ALTERNATE aTTaX, and Windigo from groups A to C all grabbed spots in the semi-final. Group D shocked everyone when X-Kom unpredictably defeated Fragsters and Kinguin, earning a spot in the next round and seizing the highest rank for the group stage.
The Playoffs was a single-elimination bracket in BO3 format. ALTERNATE aTTaX beat Valiance in a 2-0 win (16-6 Mirage, 16-10 Train), while X-Kom kept up their momentum to defeat Windigo (16-14 Train, 16-14 Cache).
Grand final recap
In the grand final, ALTERNATE aTTaX had a good first round on the first map, Overpass. Nils “k1to” Gruhne’s quad kills on the T-side pistol was the signal for his team to follow up and take point. X-Kom received critical damage to their economy. On the second map, Mirage, Patryk “Patitek” Fabrowski and Krzysiek “Goofy” Gorski allowed X-Kom to grab a 3-2 lead as Terrorists. After that, Krzysztof “stark” Lewandrowski held their defenses during the overtime in the added rounds and gave X-Kom the comeback they needed before the last map. On Train, ALTERNATE aTTaX started with an 8-1 lead, but X-Kom grabbed five consecutive rounds and earned a 12-10 lead in the second half. Eventually, the champion closed out the map 16-14.