Heroic and Gambit Esports each recorded a sweep on Saturday to advance to the grand final of the ESL Pro League Season 13 playoffs.
Heroic dispatched Furia Esports, courtesy of a 16-11 win on Mirage and a 16-10 victory on Dust II.
Denmark’s Martin “stavn” Lund collected 45 kills and a plus-17 kills-to-death differential to pace Heroic, who will face Gambit on Sunday in the best-of-five match.
Brazilian Yuri “yuurih” Santos had 39 kills and a plus-9 kills-to-death differential for Furia.
Gambit moved past Ninjas in Pyjamas following a 16-5 romp on Inferno and 16-14 win on Dust II.
Vladislav “nafany” Gorshkov recorded 53 kills and a plus-19 kills-to-death differential for Gambit Esports.
Tim “nawwk” Jonasson had 38 kills and joined fellow Swede Erik “ztr” Gustafsson with a team-best minus-3 kills-to-death differential for Ninjas in Pyjamas.
The champion of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event will receive $175,000 of the $750,000 prize pool, plus 1,300 Pro Tour points and a berth in the $1 million BLAST Premier 2021 Global Final, scheduled for December.
ESL Pro League Season 13 standings, prize pool:
1st — TBD, $175,000
2nd — TBD, $60,000
3rd-4th — Ninjas in Pyjamas, $50,000; Furia Esports, $45,000
5th-6th — Astralis, $35,000; Complexity Gaming, $30,000
7th-8th — G2 Esports, Virtus.pro, $27,500
9th-12th — Team Liquid $30,000; FunPlus Phoenix, Natus Vincere, ENCE, $25,000
13th-16th — OG, Team Vitality, MIBR, Endpoint, $17,000
17th-20th — FaZe Clan, Cloud9, $15,000; Renegades, Fnatic, $10,000
21st-24th — BIG, mousesports, Evil Geniuses, $8,000; Team One, $3,000
–Field Level Media