Inferno didn’t bode well so far for the underdogs in Berlin as both FURIA and Hellraisers recorded comfortable 16-6 victories over their rivals in the first round.

For a team with promising individuals but limited teamplay, it’s a bad sign that both oskar and loWel failed to show up in Hellraisers’ opening match. Meanwhile, every FURIA player showed up but it was still KSCERATO who had the biggest highlight moment in their one-sided game at the end of the first half:

Perhaps the most impressive aspect of mousesports’ dominant victory was how they picked up five rounds out of seven on the T side as they were closing out the game against forZe. The #10 ranked team in the world bounced back from a shaky CT side start and never looked back from there.