The ENCE team defeated Copenhagen Flames with a score of 2:1 and made it to the semi-finals of the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2022 Europe. Here the European team will play with the winner of the Heroic - Team NKT pair.
The first quarter-final of the tournament started on the Vertigo map, which became the choice of the Danish team. However, ENCE players quickly seized the advantage, closing the first half with a score of 11:4. After switching sides, Copenhagen Flames tried to get back into the game. However, unforced errors helped ENCE win at the opponent's pick and take the lead in the series — 16:7.
Then the teams moved to the Mirage map, where everything changed upside down. Now the Danes had an overwhelming advantage, confidently taking advantage of the opponent's mistakes. As a result, it was not difficult for Copenhagen Flames to exchange spades and level the score in the series — 16:10.
Everything was decided on the map Ancient, where ENCE, having started on the defensive side, managed to get a twofold advantage in the score. After the change of sides, the Danish team no longer had the strength to recoup. In turn, ENCE showed a confident attack, thanks to which they reached the semi-finals of the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2022 Europe — 16:9.
BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2022 Europe runs from April 27 to May 1 online. As part of the championship, eight teams from Europe and Asia are competing for a prize pool of $67,500, rating points for the BLAST Premier table, and one slot for BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022.
Intermediate results of BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2022 Europe
- 1st place: $20,000 + 1,600 points + slot to BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022.
- 2nd place: $12,500 + 800 points.
- 3rd-4th place: $7,500 + 500 points.
- 5th-8th place: Copenhagen Flames — $5,000 + 150 points.