Na’Vi gave a tricky competitors to the brand new CIS kings Gambit of their current match on the at the moment ongoing DreamHack Masters Spring 2021. The groups have been vying for the semifinals slot having already certified for the playoffs, however this didn’t cease them from going all out towards one another. Each the groups went on to dominate their very own map picks with the decider happening on Mirage. Although Na’Vi misplaced this map, each Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhailov went on to tug off a spotlight 2v5 clutch within the 26th spherical, retaining their comeback dream alive as Gambit stood on map level.
S1mple and Boombl4 maintain Na’Vi comeback dream alive
After 2 shut maps the place each the groups dominated on their respective picks, Na’Vi successful ‘16-8’ on Mud 2 adopted by Gambit’s ‘16-7’ comeback on Overpass to equalize the collection ‘1-1’. The groups went all out on Mirage to win the decider, which might immediately safe them a semifinals slot within the playoffs.
Na’Vi was smacked exhausting with an overwhelming ‘T-sided’ play from Gambit that noticed them path by a ‘4-11’ scoreline. The s1mple led squad tried to make a valiant comeback within the second half however Gambit stored chipping rounds away to succeed in map level with the rating displaying ‘15-9’. Regardless of this Na’Vi didn’t hand over, with s1mple and Boombl4 saving the staff within the 26th spherical on the again of an unimaginable 2v5 clutch.
The above clip reveals the sensible clutch in motion that began off with Boombl4 taking a knife kill exterior ‘Ladder Room’, as each him and s1mple rushed in direction of ‘A-Web site’ to plant the C4. Now discovering themselves in a 2v2 state of affairs, Boombl4 had the proper learn on the state of affairs however was sadly caught off guard with a knife in his hand.
S1mple now feeling the motion was greater than ready for the direct faceoff, as he first took care of Sergey “Ax1Le” Rykhtorov after which received the spherical for Na’Vi by taking down Timofey “interz” Yakushin as effectively. Protecting the dream alive for two extra rounds earlier than they went down ‘16-13’ to lose the map and the collection ‘2-1’.
Na’Vi will now be dealing with off towards FURIA within the quarterfinals of the playoffs, whereas Gambit immediately makes it into the semifinals able to go up towards the winner of G2 Esports and Astralis. Will probably be attention-grabbing to see if the two groups meet one another as soon as once more within the grand ultimate or not.