GosuLeague Div 1: Darer and mouz win and lead

Posted by Christoph "malnor" Helbig at 26 June 2012 00:21

GosuLeague has speeded up massively after some forced delays due to TI2 and DreamHack. This Monday, two matches were played out of the regular order. Darer and mouz together take the lead in GosuLeague with five points, sending Infused and M5 to the end of the table.

The VoD's of game 1 and game 2 of Darer against M5 are already up on Purgegamers' Twitch-Channel.

The match Darer versus Moscow 5 was not only the single game in GosuLeague with two teams from Eastern Europe meeting up, but also the possible last chance for Moscow 5 to leave the end of the score board.

Darer played without God. The only Russian player in team was replaced by the stand-in CoCo for this GosuLeague match against M5. In the first game, Darer played with a gank-heavy squad, lead by Bane and Night Stalker. Combined with the solo-push strength of Broodmother, M5 was overwhelmed way before Bounty Hunter was able to take advantage of the late game.

M5 allowed the same picks again

Questionable is the decision of Moscow Five, to allow the combination of Bane Elemental and Night Stalker in the second game yet again. Darer gratefully accepted this present. This time, the second carry was Lone Druid, once again a hero with good solo-farming capacities. In under 20 minutes, the good game of the the second game is called.

Ukraine Ivan "Artstyle" Antonov
Russia Sergey "GOD" Bragin
Ukraine Artur "Go[blin]" Kostenko
Ukraine Andrew "MAg~" Chipenko
Ukraine Gleb "Funn1k" Lipatnikov
2-0Russia Airat 'Silent' Gaziev
Russia Vladimir 'PlzGoGame' Anosov
Russia Ivan 'vigoss' Shinkarev
Russia Igor 'M.Admiration' Kalnysh
Russia Vadim 'bloodangel' Trushkin
Click here to watch M5 vs. Darer Game 1
Click here to watch M5 vs. Darer Game 2

In the second game of the day, mousesports also had to play with stand-ins. The first game was only started after a more than an hour delay, because ComeWithMe's internet died right after the initial picks. As 1437 was also unavailable, FSM and NeNo replaced the two regular players.

The picks of this first of two matches between mousesports and team Infused, showed the Swedish players with a mid-game pushing strategy, combining Tinker with Beastmaster. Black on the Anti-Mage, choosing to play the more unconventional Linken's Sphere style.

Black dominating with both Anti-Mage and Clinkz

Infused was at first successful with the mid-game advantage, taking down both bottom barracks and the middle melee barracks. However, the clock was ticking, as Anti-Mage was getting more and more farm. Due two some very well placed Black Holes by mousesports, the turnaround was possible and mousesports took the first map.

On the second map, Infused tried to use the Anti-Mage for their advantage. Black, however, was allowed to play his other trademark hero: The Clinkz. With this hero, mousesports' carry is hard to stop. Team Infused certainly tried to, but Clinkz reaches his peak way earlier than Anti-Mage does, giving mousesports some mid-game advantage. This allowed mousesports to take barrackses in the top lane quite early, securing also the tactical advantage and eventually the win on the second map.

Sweden Niklas 'Wagamama' Högström
Sweden Hampus 'Mini' Olsson
Sweden Jerry 'Doney' Lundkvist
Sweden David 'Reesion' Siekas
Sweden Olle 'Fishbone' Sjöland Thulin
0-2Germany Dominik 'Black^' Reitmeier
Netherlands WehSing 'SingSing' Yuen
Netherlands Alaan 'SexyBamboe' Faraj
Canada Sivatheeban '1437' Sivanathapillai
Romania Alexandru 'ComeWithMe' Craciunescu
Click here to watch Mouz vs. Infused Game 1
Click here to watch Mouz vs. Infused Game 2

For both Darer and mousesports, this Monday brought them the second win in GosuLeague Division 1. They are the first teams in the very tight field of teams to grab this second win. This way, both teams now lead in the GosuLeague with 5 points in total. Infused stays at 3 points, on the same level with Keita Gaming and EYES ON U, but with one more game in comparison. Moscow 5 still couldn't score a single win, still remaining at 1 point.

Tuesday is Keitaday

Tuesday will bring you two games of Keita Gaming: First, Keita plays against mousesports at 19 CET in the rescheduled game of playday 2. Later, at 22:30 CET, Keita faces Infused in the offset match of playday 7. This way, the mini-tournament between mousesports, Keita and Infused will be finished within just two days and all three teams still have good chances to reach the prize money ranks in GosuLeague Division 1.

GosuLeague Divison 1
Team Matches Wins Draws Losses Score Diff. Points
Germany Mouz 3 2 1 0 +2 5
Ukraine Darer 4 2 1 1 +1 5
Europe mTw 3 1 2 0 +1 4
Kazakstan 4 1 2 1 0 4
Sweden Keita 3 0 3 0 0 3
Germany EYES 3 1 1 1 0 3
Sweden infs 4 1 1 2 -1 3
Russia M5 4 0 1 3 -3 1


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