MIBR (Made in Brazil) is eliminated from the 2018-19 WESG of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO). The Brazil squad was surprised by the team Windigo Gaming, from Bulgaria. MiBR ended up defeated 2-1 in the best of three game series (BO3). With this result, the lineup, which was the favorite to lift the title, says goodbye to WESG in the quarterfinals.
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The Brazilians finish the competition, which is taking place in Chongqing, China, between the fifth and eighth place. They return home with a prize of US $ 10 thousand. The next MIBR games will be in the BLAST Pro Series São Paulo. It will take place from March 22-23 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium where they will have to show far better performance. Since it will be against some of the best teams in the world.
First map (Dust 2)
With the start of the first map, Windigo Gaming showed that they would not be pushovers for the Brazilians. In Dust 2, the fight for supremacy in the first half was equally contested. Marcelo “coldzera” David secured important kills for MIBR. While Viktor “v1c7oR” Dyankov made the difference on the Windigo side. The first half ended at 8-7 for the Brazilians.
This balance disappeared with the start of the second half. As, Windigo surprised with good rotations, turned the scoreboard and won the first map in 16-8. They wouldn’t let MIBR take a single round as the CT side.
Second map (Train)
At Train, Fernando “fer” Alvarenga opened the game and secured the first pistol round for his team. With that, MIBR had the resources to distance itself on the scoreboard. They were successful in their strategy and finished the first half ahead, 9-6. Without much fright this time, MIBR managed to increase the advantage. The Brazilians did not let Windigo play and closed the Train in 16-8, forcing the third decisive map of the series.
Third map (Overpass)
The last map of the series was the Overpass where MIBR was expected to keep up the good momentum after the last Train win. However, Windigo simply dominated the first half of the map. They were able to read the MIBR rotations easily and won a 12-3 first-half lead. They were leading with very comfortable at the change of sides.
The Brazilian team still managed to sketch a comeback as CT. They initially won round after rounds and forced economic rounds of the opponent. However, it was not enough to turn around, to avoid the defeat, 16-13 and the elimination.
Who will win the title?
Windigo is still alive at WESG. They will face the winner of the clash between G2 Esports (France) and Absolute (Japan) next Saturday (16). The World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) 2018-19 is an electronic sports event that promotes tournament of several competitive categories. With the favorite’s of the CS: GO division eliminated, let’s see which team will lift the title in few days time.