Heroic off to fast start at ESL Pro League Season 14

Heroic and Team Vitality each recorded a sweep on Monday to begin Group A play in the ESL Pro League Season 14 event.

Also on Monday, Astralis won their Group A opener with a 2-1 victory over Team Spirit.

Heroic dispatched Bad News Bears, courtesy of a 16-1 win on Mirage and a 16-4 victory on Nuke.

Denmark’s Rene “TeSeS” Madsen collected 42 kills and a plus-29 kills-to-death differential to pace Heroic.

Canadian Jonathan “Jonji” Carey had 22 kills and a minus-12 kills-to-death differential for Bad News Bears.

Team Vitality had a tougher time of it Monday before defeating ENCE, courtesy of a 16-14 win on Mirage and 16-8 victory on Overpass.

Frenchman Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut recorded 48 kills and a plus-12 kills-to-death differential for Team Vitality.

Poland’s Olek “hades” Miskiewicz had 39 kills and a plus-5 kills-to-death differential for ENCE.

Astralis answered a 16-11 loss on Dust II with a 16-6 win on Inferno and 16-7 triumph on Ancient.

Emil “Magisk” Reif had 57 kills and matched fellow Denmark native Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen with a team-best plus-10 kills-to-death differential for Astralis.

Team Spirit was paced by Russian Abdul “degster” Gasanov, who had 56 kills and a plus-12 kills-to-death differential.

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.

ESL Pro League Season 14 standings, prize pool:

1st — TBD, $175,000
2nd — TBD, $60,000
3rd-4th — TBD, $30,000
5th-8th — TBD, $13,750
9th-12th — TBD, $10,000
13th-16th — TBD, $7,000
17th-20th — TBD, $5,000
21st-24th — TBD, $3,000

Group A standings (record, differential, points)

T1. Heroic 1-0, +27, 3 points
T1. Astralis 1-0, +14, 3 points
T1. Team Vitality 1-0, +10, 3 points
T4. ENCE 0-1, -10, 0 points
T4. Team Spirit 0-1, -14, 0 points
T4. Bad News Bears 0-1, -27, 0 points

Tuesday’s matches:
Vitality vs. Bad News Bears
Astralis vs. ENCE
Heroic vs. Team Spirit

–Field Level Media

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