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Winstrike Team will play its final match on Sunday; The team will meet with the team, which also has 2:2 match statistics. On February 17, the teams will play in the best-of-3 format. The winner will receive a place in the main stage of the tournament.

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IEM Katowice Major 2019 runs from February 13 to March 3 in Poland. In the championship, 24 teams are fighting for a million dollars. The top eight teams will also receive the status of "legend", which guarantees an invitation to the main stage of the next major.

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AVANGAR captain Alexey Qikert Golubev shared the team's emotions after reaching the next stage of IEM Katowice Major 2019 by CS: GO. As Golubev himself stated in an interview with HLTV.org, the main goal of the team is the playoff stage.

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About TyLoo comeback at Inferno:

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It's also about flashbacks, we had a lot of games like this, where we are getting comebacks, we were leading with a big score, like 14-7, 15-7, and somehow they were coming back on us. That was pretty unusual because we just said that we wouldn't f*ck up (laughs). At the end of the game, in the last round, 15-14, KrizzeN just did the job, he said 'f*ck it, I'm going to kill them' and he did it, he won the most important round by himself.
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About reaching the top 16 major:

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It means a lot, but not really that much because we expected this result, it was one of our goals. But our main goal is to reach Legends status, top eight, so it's more important for us than this result, but still, it's pretty amazing for us. We are all happy, at the end of the end match against TYLOO, we were pretty happy, we screamed for the first time in our lives, usually we say 'okay, let's not show emotions,' but this time we couldn't hold back our emotions.
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AVANGAR completed a preliminary major stage with a 3: 1 statistic.
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ESL One announced the first directly invited team to the first ever Dota 2 event in Mumbai. They delivered with Ninjas in Pyjamas.

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Ninjas in Pyjamas have just lost in the grand final of the WePlay! Dota 2 Valentine Madness event. The team then move on to ESL One Katowice 2019 which kicks off on Tuesday February 19th. After magnificent 4th place finishes at both The Kuala Lumpur Major and The Bucharest Minor, the team have been starting to find their absolute best form and were always a great choice for any event. With Peter ‘ppd’ Dager at the helm, NiP have grown from strength-to-strength and will now be the first confirmed team for Mumbai’s premier Dota 2 event.

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ESL One Mumbai 2019 was confirmed in January 2019 and is set to be the regions first ever Dota 2 event as many massive organizers have been working to bring gaming to the entire globe. The main event will take place over a 3-day period from April 19th through to 21st and will feature 12 of the best Dota 2 teams in the world. Seven of these teams will receive a direct invite, four will come through regional qualifiers and the final team will be a local squad from India, also moving through an India-only qualifier. While not on the Dota 2 Pro Circuit roster, ESL One events always draw in the attention of the entire community and with $300,000 on the line, teams will definitely be trying their hardest to secure a spot – if they’re not invited.

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Vladimir No[o]ne Minenko spoke about the problem of doping in Esports and also promised that his team would do everything possible to win The International 2019.

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About doping in Esports:

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"We are tested for doping, but, unfortunately, not at all tournaments. At The International, in truth, they did not check. I don’t know why. <...> Because there are some guesses that some teams - I won’t call them - maybe they really used something. It’s not insider info, it’s just ... people's thoughts. "
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About why the team has not yet won The International:

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“It’s difficult to answer such questions. We didn’t win, for example, The Chongqing Major, yes, but we took second place. If we took second place at The International, it would be better, of course, but the questions would be “Why didn't you win?” But it always depends on thousands of factors. But, in fact, the problem may be in some kind of self-doubt at the most important tournament. Either others were more prepared or we didn’t play that way. This question has no definite answer. <...> I do not guess, but I really hope that this year. At least we will do everything in It is possible to do this. "
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Evgeny Blizzy Ri told Championat.com about Natus Vincere's success in qualifying for the major and the strength of the teams in training and attitude. The player also called by whom it is easier for him to be in the tournament: a favorite or underdog.

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About confidence to the selections to the major:

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First of all, I was confident in my game. I was in good shape, I was sure I could play. And I had confidence that we could play well with the team. I will not say that we won all the training before the qualifiers for the major, but we played it well. Team synergy was felt and that we can perform on a level with any teams.
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On the strength of the teams in training:

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In fact, this is an incomprehensible indicator. You can win at every training session but then lose at the tournament itself. In training, you must feel what is happening with the team. Even if you lose, you have to understand why this happened. You should feel team synergy. This time in training, even if we lost, I felt that we played well with the team and could easily win victories if we prepare for opponents and pronounce some actions in advance.
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How simple it is to be a favorite or underdog:

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Twofold feeling. If you are a favorite, then they are afraid of you and may even not burn through some buttons. Or just play more carefully, fearing that you can render for any mistake. On this side, the favorite to be easier. But on the other hand, when you are a favorite, you get better prepared for you: they study your every ward and movement. When you are an underdog, you are not prepared for you and you can surprise. So play even calmer.
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Carry of Natus Vincere Vladislav Crystallize Kristanek summed up his one and a half years as part of a Ukrainian organization in an interview to the command channel. Kristanek also shared his opinion on Dota 2 patch 7.21, and also named its goals for 2019.

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About changing the game style with the release of the new patch:

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"I started to play, in fact, on all hard-carry heroes. I started picking them more often. All these Razor ... well, playmakers somehow went into the background to me. I'm glad. Finally, this patch was released I waited for such changes cause I was not a fan of playmaker heroes, because I didn’t really like to be active at the beginning of the game and didn’t understand how to do it properly"
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About personal growth in a year and a half in Natus Vincere:

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"In terms of the game, as for me, I grew up very much thanks to XBOCT. He helped me a lot, taught me a lot. Thank you very much for that. There are many other aspects about the behavior at tournaments: pressure, how to cope with stress in official games and the like ".
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About goals for 2019:

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"The first one is to take the top one MMR. The second one, probably, to reach on The International and try to get at least in the top 3. The third one, probably, is to care more about my health."
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Gambit Esports coped with Team Empire in the final of the winner bracket of the closed qualifiers for the CIS on StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor, thanks to which it was the first to pass into the main stage of the tournament. In a parallel match, the sQreen team - Aachen Esports Club - lost to Old But Gold and left the qualifiers.

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The final match in the lower bracket of the closed qualification took place between the team of Ilya Illidan Pivtsayev and the renewed roster of Team Empire. The "Siths" had a strong resistance, but "elders" won the last slot on StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor, beating Empire 2: 1.

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Closed qualifiers were held from 9 to 10 February. In the double-elimination bracket, four teams fought for two quotas for a Minor. StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor will be held in Kiev from 4 to 10 March. Its participants will compete for $300,000 and 500 DPC points. The tournament champion will receive a slot in the Major DreamLeague Season 11.
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Andrei Ghostik Kadyk commented on the defeat of The Pango in the CIS closed qualifiers to StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor. He apologized to the fans and said that he was not looking for excuses for a bad team game.

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Guys, there is no excuse for such a performance, I would like to apologize to those who still support us for the recent performance of the team. Also, I would like to pay tribute to the composition of the Screen, they were able to surprise. We will have a little more than a month to think over everything and think about some moments of our game, I really hope that we will be able to draw the right conclusions so that our game will get better from now on.
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The Pango did not pass to the second stage of the closed qualifiers on StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor for the CIS. In the first stage, which was held in double-elimination, Pango twice lost to the composition of Khaled sQreen Al-Habbash Aachen City Esports.

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“I think we lost the habit of playing a little bit in offline tournaments. During the training, everything was fine, so we didn’t expect everything to be so bad at this championship. But as we continue to fight, everything will be fine. Besides, the team managed to warm up. <...>

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We ourselves decided to focus exclusively on major. Almost all of January we spent in training. It seems to me that this is exactly what is needed before the major. Although you never know what is better in reality. Perhaps we would be tired of playing at other championships. You can't guess here. "

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About AUG

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Yeah, I think right now the AUG is a bit too good. Sure, I like that there are some meta changes in CS:GO, as well, like in other games. Sometimes it's this gun or that gun, we had SMGs for a while before, they were really good. It's nice to have some change, but later on, I just see the AUG getting nerfed so we can have the AK and M4 as the main weapons, I think.
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About the match with Vega Squadron:

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No, it was a choice of ours, we felt like we should focus on the Major. In January, we had like one month of practice, I think that was the perfect amount to prepare for the Major, but you never know what is best. Maybe we would have gotten tired of going to LAN before the Major, you can never know, really. <...> Most of it was just being prepared for our own game, preparing for that and not trying to antistrat the teams. A lot of these teams are so random and if they are aggressive, they can still push 10 places at once, so you can't just antistrat aggressiveness. You just have to be ready for what style they have and not try to focus on what specific rounds they have.
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ESL One announced the first directly invited team to the first ever Dota 2 event in Mumbai. They delivered with Ninjas in Pyjamas.

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Ninjas in Pyjamas have just lost in the grand final of the WePlay! Dota 2 Valentine Madness event. The team then move on to ESL One Katowice 2019 which kicks off on Tuesday February 19th. After magnificent 4th place finishes at both The Kuala Lumpur Major and The Bucharest Minor, the team have been starting to find their absolute best form and were always a great choice for any event. With Peter ‘ppd’ Dager at the helm, NiP have grown from strength-to-strength and will now be the first confirmed team for Mumbai’s premier Dota 2 event.

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ESL One Mumbai 2019 was confirmed in January 2019 and is set to be the regions first ever Dota 2 event as many massive organizers have been working to bring gaming to the entire globe. The main event will take place over a 3-day period from April 19th through to 21st and will feature 12 of the best Dota 2 teams in the world. Seven of these teams will receive a direct invite, four will come through regional qualifiers and the final team will be a local squad from India, also moving through an India-only qualifier. While not on the Dota 2 Pro Circuit roster, ESL One events always draw in the attention of the entire community and with $300,000 on the line, teams will definitely be trying their hardest to secure a spot – if they’re not invited.

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ENCE Esports player Alexi allu Yally tweeted that his girlfriend had given birth. Earlier, he stated that he would have to leave with Intel Extreme Masters Season XIII - Katowice Major 2019 by CS: GO for a few days to attend the birth and support his girlfriend.

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Yally noted that his girlfriend had lost his water during major matches, but he had to focus on CS: GO. The captain of ENCE eSports will return to Katowice by February 20 - to the beginning of the group stage of the tournament.

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The Finnish team completed the preliminary stage with a score of 3: 1 and went to the main stage of IEM Katowice 2019. ENCE beat Team Spirit and G2 Esports, but lost to Renegades. In the playoff, the team won the Winstrike Team.

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IEM Katowice Major 2019 runs from February 13 to March 3 in Katowice, Poland. At the World Championships, 24 teams fight in three stages for one million dollars. The top eight teams will also receive the status of Legends, which will provide the team with an invitation to the main stage of the next major.
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After defeating Vega Squadron as part of the preliminary Intel Extreme Masters Season XIII - Katowice Major 2019 stage, Fredrik REZ Sterner gave a post-match interview in which he commented on the performance of the team on each of the three opposition cards.

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About overpass

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We chose Overpass and were ready for this map, but the opponents surprised us. The team was able to equalize the score only thanks to a good mood and a desire to do something unusual in response. We tried to play more aggressively and invent different things on the fly. We did not give up.
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About train

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Now we are not performing very well on Train - we've just lost Winstrike. But in general, in my opinion, this is one of our best maps. We have trained a lot on it and we know a lot of different features. Other teams should not underestimate us on Train. It seems Vega just wasn't ready for our aggressive attacks.
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About Mirage

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Vega knows how to crush the enemy. This team always gets up something unimaginable. You never know what to expect this time. You have to constantly watch what your opponents are doing. It's very hard to play against Vega Squadron.
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Ninjas in Pajamas beat Vega Squadron with a 2: 1 score and went through to the IEM Katowice Major 2019 group stage.
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Team Vitality player Alex ALEX McMikin spoke in an interview with HLTV.org about the tasks assigned to his team in the IEM Katowice Major 2019 main stage in CS: GO. According to the British, the lineup first of all wants to get a slot at the next major.

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It's just match after match, really. We want to get a win to make sure that we're in the next Major, where we'll have a lot more time to prepare for it because it'll be in god knows how many months. I think if we play well, we can face any team - maybe not Astralis yet, but, you know, face some good teams and win. If we make it to the playoffs then so be it, we'll be happy.
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About the difference between day 1 and 2:

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We had a big talk between day one and day two, trying to get everyone to relax, especially me, ZywOo and RpK, who were a bit stressed coming into day one. Yeah, just talking about it, knowing what we have to do, and then just being able to concentrate on killing people.
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Team Vitality began her major performance from a preliminary stage. In the first match, the team lost to TyLoo, and in the following meetings coped with Grayhound Gaming, Vega Squadron and Vici Gaming.

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ENCE Esports stopped the comeback from the Winstrike Team and won the final match of the fourth round of the New Challenger Stage of IEM Katowice Major 2019 stage and won a place in the main stage of the tournament.

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In the parallel match, AVANGAR turned out to be stronger than TyLoo, thanks to which it also got a slot in the main stage of the competition. Earlier, Renegades, NRG Esports and Team Vitality passed to the next stage.

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How does @avangarkz feel after their win against @tyloogaming?@Qikertcs is feeling thank you.#IEM pic.twitter.com/fj1tezyS8Q

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Winstrike Team will play its final match on Sunday; The team will meet with the team, which also has 2:2 match statistics. On February 17, the teams will play in the best-of-3 format. The winner will receive a place in the main stage of the tournament.

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IEM Katowice Major 2019 runs from February 13 to March 3 in Poland. In the championship, 24 teams are fighting for a million dollars. The top eight teams will also receive the status of "legend", which guarantees an invitation to the main stage of the next major.

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