Credit: Copenhagen Flames
In the all-Danish battle between Copenhagen Flames and Astralis, it was the Major-debutants from CPH Flames that came out on top. A devastating loss to Astralis, who will now have to fight back from a 0-1 start in the Swiss stage format.
All matches in the group stage (until any elimination match) are played as a best of 1. Something Copenhagen Flames showed at IEM Fall, that they can master to perfection. Today they once again proved, that they are not a team to underestimate. With Fredrik "roeJ" Jørgensen and Nico "nicoodoz" Tamjidi in excellent shape, the Danish underdogs turned the match around from being down 4-5 to win 12 of the 13 remaining rounds to
Copenhagen Flames will face another 1-0 team later today, while Astralis is under pressure to perform later today when they face another team with a loss in the opening round.
Copenhagen Flames - Astralis 1-0 | PGL Stockholm Major Challenger Stage
16-6 (Overpass) | roej - 1.52 rating / 24-13 K-D / 92.9 ADR