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CSGO: Cloud9’s Mixwell wins insane 1v5 with the Krieg vs. FURIA

Published: 15/Sep/2019 10:09 Updated: 15/Sep/2019 10:24

by Andy Williams

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Cloud9’s main AWPer, Óscar ‘Mixwell’ Cañellas, has shown why he is one of Europe’s finest CS:GO talents, as he posted up a swift 1v5 vs. FURIA — even taking down his teammate for good measure. 

Cañellas is now reunited with former teammate Damian ‘daps’ Steele, and the pair will be looking to rekindle what brought about their success under OpTic, and perhaps emulate the prior successes of Cloud9, who were triumphant at the ELEAGUE: Boston Major at the beginning of 2018. 

Albeit a relatively new roster, Mixwell and co. are already making significant headway as they’ve already notched some impressive results versus the likes of NRG, MiBR and FaZe at the BLAST Pro Series back in July. 

Helena Kristiansson (ESL)Mixwell will be looking to reign supreme once again alongside daps.

Fast-forward to September, and Mixwell was showing his worth yet again, this time versus the upcoming Brazilian talent, FURIA. 

The match was evenly poised at 10 rounds apiece, and in a round where FURIA were invested in planting the bomb at all costs, Mixwell initially found himself alone on the B bombsite. 

Smoked-off and with the Brazilians making the charge towards him, Mixwell picked off each of the Terrorist squad one-by-one — even taking down his teammate Tyson ‘TenZ’ Ngo along the way. 

After Mixwell’s first trip across the pond with OpTic Gaming came to an abrupt end in 2018, the Spanish AWPer found himself at a loose end, with a trial at G2 Esports and an attempt at forming an all-Spanish team with Movistar Riders falling short of Cañellas’ expectations. 

Following a short spell back on home turf, Mixwell is back in North America competing for Cloud9, and the 23-year-old appears to have rediscovered his groove. 

At the Arctic Invitational, the Spaniard was leading the charge, being the only member of Cloud9 to have both a positive impact swing and a positive K/D ratio across both maps against the Brazilians. 

Although Cloud9 came up short against FURIA, Cañellas certainly looks to be showing glimmers of the Mixwell of old; one that could mix it with those at the very top of their game.

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Mouz & FURIA win BLAST Premier Fall Showdown: final placements & results

Published: 29/Nov/2020 22:10 Updated: 29/Nov/2020 22:15

by Marco Rizzo

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The BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2020 has all wrapped up as Mousesports and FURIA claimed the final qualification spots for the main event at BLAST Premier Fall Finals.

The event hosted sixteen teams from around the world, including invited and qualified squads alongside the teams that failed to reach top-two in their groups at the BLAST Premier Fall Series

The top two teams, Mouz and FURIA, earned $25,000 each as well as a direct invite to the main event in December and the chance to compete for $750,000.

Everything you need to know about this event can be found below, including all of the scores, finalized brackets, and the full final placements.

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown brackets

Group A

BLAST Fall Showdown bracket

Group B

The tournament will consisted of two, single-elimination brackets meeting in the middle, with every match being a best-of-three. The brackets were seeded based on rankings for each team.

Some of the most anticipated games included FaZe vs MiBR, with Marcelo ‘coldzera’ David facing his old team, and Liquid vs MAD, as the North American giants returned to international competition.

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown match scores

Tuesday, 24th November

Stage Match  PT ET GMT  CET
Round of 16 Complexity 2-0 Sprout 04:30 07:30 12:30 13:30
Round of 16 Spirit 1-2 VP  7:30  10:30  15:30  16:30
Round of 16 FURIA 2-1 Isurus  10:30  13:30  18:30  19:30

Wednesday, 25 November

Stage Match  PT ET GMT  CET
Round of 16 Mouz 2-0 Godsent 04:30 07:30 12:30 13:30
Round of 16 NiP 0-2 Cloud9  7:30  10:30  15:30  16:30
Round of 16 FaZe 0-2 MiBR  10:30  13:30  18:30  19:30

Thursday, 26 November

Stage Match  PT ET GMT  CET
Round of 16 Liquid 2-1 MAD  7:30  10:30  15:30  16:30
Round of 16 Heroic 2-1 Endpoint  10:30  13:30  18:30  19:30

Friday,  27 November

Stage Match  PT ET GMT  CET
Quarter-final FURIA 2-1 VP  7:30  10:30  15:30  16:30
Quarter-final Mouz 2-1 Heroic  10:30  13:30  18:30  19:30

Saturday, 28th November

Stage Match  PT ET GMT  CET
Quarter-final MiBR 0-2 Liquid  7:30  10:30  15:30  16:30
Quarter-final Cloud9 2-1 Complexity  10:30  13:30  18:30  19:30

Sunday, 29th November

Stage Match  PT ET GMT  CET
Semi-final FURIA 2 – 1 Team Liquid  7:30  10:30  15:30  16:30
Semi-final Mouz 2 – 0 Cloud9  10:30  13:30  18:30  19:30

*There was no Grand Final for this tournament since the winners of the two semifinals tie for first place and automatically qualify for the BLAST Fall Finals.

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown Final Placements

Place Team Prize Money (USD)
1-2 Mousesports $25,000 + Qualify for BLAST Fall Finals
1-2 FURIA $25,000 + Qualify for BLAST Fall Finals
3-4 Cloud9 $15,000
3-4 Team Liquid $15,000
5-8 Complexity $10,000
5-8 MiBR $10,000
5-8 Heroic $10,000
5-8 VP $10,000
9-16 Endpoint $3,750
9-16 MAD $3,750
9-16 FaZe $3,750
9-16 NiP $3,750
9-16 Godsent $3,750
9-16 Isirus $3,750
9-16 Spirit $3,750
9-16 Sprout $3,750

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown teams

BLAST Fall Showdown 2020

The BLAST Premier Fall Showdown included a mix of European and North American teams, the latter of which traveled to Europe to get a better connection to the online tournament.

FURIA, NiP, FaZe, and Complexity found themselves here after BLAST Premier Fall Series, where they failed to qualify for the finals, placing 3rd-4th in their groups. Heroic took Evil Geniuses’ spot after the NA squad was denied travel to Europe due to health restrictions.

Mouz, Virtus.pro, Sprout, and Spirit received invites to participate in the event. While Team Liquid decided to not take part in the group stages, their partnership with BLAST landed them an invite to the Showdown.