DreamHack Masters Marseille
Marseille

Event Dates:
April 18, 2018 through April 22, 2018

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Finally claims title after two years
April 23, 2018
Magisk went 37/31 on Sunday in a 2-0 series win over Natus Vincere in the grand finals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
Magisk played a big role in the first half domination from Astralis' CT-side with a Round 11 quad kill hold on the A-bombsite to secure the round, which eventually turned into a 13-2 half. From there, Magisk sailed through the second half to secure the 16-4 series lead. Magisk went on to Inferno where he was faced with a 4-1 deficit early, however, Magisk helped his team turn the deficit over with a 6-4 lead thanks to Magisk punishing the CT aggression with a quick double. A 9-6 lead would come his way as the second half was another slow start as Na'Vi prevailed with three straight but Magisk held the line in Round 24 to pick up a quad kill to secure the 14-10 lead that eventually settled with a 16-11 victory for Magisk.
Secures first title since 2017
April 23, 2018
dev1ce posted a 38/28 KD on Saturday in a 2-0 series win over Natus Vincere in the grand finals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
dev1ce made Nuke his playground as he soared through the first half in dominating form, picking up severals Scout-kills as well as a solid showing on the AWP for a 13-2 half lead for the CT-side. The second half was light but a little contested from Na'Vi but nothing dev1ce couldn't handle as he secured the 16-4 win. The series moved on to Inferno where a slow start on the wrong end of a 4-1 score quickly turned around for the better when dev1ce found some room in the bank for an AWP run to a 9-6 half. Na'Vi got the better start to the second half with three on the board early but dev1ce held on and stumped the CIS giants for a 16-11 win to secure the title.
Leads Astralis to title
April 23, 2018
gla1ve posted a 40/29 KD on Sunday in a 2-0 series win over Natus Vincere in the grand finals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
gla1ve was dropped on his feet at the start of the series and kept on running towards the end of the first half with a 13-2 score going into the second. With a comfortable lead, a couple of rounds went the way for Na'Vi but gla1ve didn't waste any time and fired back to secure the last three rounds for the 16-4 series lead, posting an 18/13 KD and 108.0 ADR. The series then landed on Na'Vi's map pick, Inferno, where gla1ve saw a 4-1 deficit come his way. Not for long that gla1ve played hero as he reduced the deficit with a Round 7 1-vs-1 clutch to secure the post-plant. This turned into the flurry of rounds for Astralis to secure the 9-6 half, though another slow start quickly diminished as gla1ve went on to secure his first title since early 2017.
Falls short once again
April 23, 2018
flamie went 25/36 on Sunday in the 2-0 series loss to Astralis in the grand final at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
flamie's dismal start through the first half of Nuke didn't get any better in the second as he fell hard quickly with a 16-4 loss, posting a small 9/18 KD and 73.7 ADR. Luckily the series shifted to Inferno where flamie quickly found his footing to earn the 4-1 lead on the T-side. Just as fast as he took the lead, Astralis returned to contest and tie the game 4-4 and eventually run away with the 9-6 half. The second half served flamie well with three straight for the tie but Astralis were quick on their toes to come back and secure their dominance in fashion for a 16-11 victory, sending flamie home runner-up.
Swept from a title
April 23, 2018
electronic posted a 32/36 KD on Sunday in a 2-0 series loss to Astralis in the grand finals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
electronic took a rather turn for the worst in the series opener on Nuke as he struggled to find frags to secure more than two rounds in the 13-2 half. Although his second half didn't serve him any better as Astralis sailed off into the horizon with a 16-4 convincing win. The series then landed on Inferno where electronic can prove his best, opening the first half with a 4-1 lead, thanks to his triple kill on the B-bombsite retake in the pistol round win. Despite unable to secure the first half lead, electronic marched through the second half to win the second pistol and the following anti-ecos for the 9-9 tie. Unfortunately, not for long the tie would be broken and Astralis put their foot down to secure the title with a 16-11 loss handed to electronic.
Short of another title
April 23, 2018
s1mple posted a 41/33 KD on Sunday in a 2-0 series loss to Astralis in the grand finals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
s1mple kicked off the grand finals on Nuke, where his T-side saw nothing but two rounds go their way in a 13-2 half. With some wiggle room in the second, s1mple came up with two rounds leading with a 22/16 KD and 102.5 ADR but the Danes' of Astralis wasted no time to secure the series lead with three. s1mple then moved on to his playground of Inferno where his CT-side saw a smooth 4-1 start, but Astralis came back strong to establish their 9-6 lead going into the second. s1mple then got the ball rolling in the second half by tapping down four to secure the second pistol round and two more for the 9-9 tie. From there, Astralis grind out the rounds to eventually claim their dominance and secure the series winner 16-11 on Inferno.
Dominates Cloud9 in sweep
April 23, 2018
seized posted a 41/43 KD on Saturday in the 2-0 series win over Cloud9 in the quarterfinals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
seized fired all cylinders on Mirage where his CT-side went on to control the half for a stellar 11-4 half. He pressed on to win three in a row to kick off the second half, where Cloud9 eventually returned to force overtime and nearly secure the series lead. seized came out on top of Mirage to win four straight in double overtime for the 22-18 win. He then never looked back as Train was the same story throughout the first half with a dominating CT-side for another 11-4 half. Cloud9 tried to strike back once more but seized wasn't having it and closed out the series with five rounds in the 16-7 Train win.
Solid in the sweep
April 23, 2018
mou posted a 48/34 KD on Saturday in a 2-0 series win over Cloud9 in the quarterfinals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
mou came out of the gates on fire as he pushed Cloud9 back in the first half of Mirage for an 11-4 lead at the half. mou pressed on the in the second half to help secure the second pistol and the following anti-ecos for a 14-4 lead, however, Cloud9 woke up are fired back two but mou then set his team up for map point advantage. From there, Cloud9 contested and forced the overtime rounds where they then nearly came close to take the series lead but mou kept his composure and closed for a 22-18 finish. mou then moved on to Train where he dominated Cloud9 for another 11-4 half, then he carried himself into the second to make sure Cloud9 has no room in the 16-7 win.
Secures semifinal spot
April 23, 2018
AdreN posted a 52/40 KD on Saturday in a 2-0 series win over Cloud9 in the quarterfinals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
AdreN kept Cloud9 on their heels throughout the first half on Mirage as his CT-side lunges out for a dominating 11-4 half. He continued his reign through the second half to eventually reach map point but Cloud9 didn't give up and forced overtime. AdreN fought tooth and nail through the overtime rounds to comeback over Cloud9 to force double overtime and secure the series lead. AdreN carried over the same momentum used to close Mirage and put in the work on Train for another 11-4 half. AdreN and co. didn't give Cloud9 much room in the second half and went on to secure his spot in the semifinals.
Close to securing OT win
April 23, 2018
Skadoodle went 36/51 on Saturday in a 2-0 series loss to Gambit in the quarterfinals at DreamHack Masters Marseille.
ANALYSIS
Skadoodle finished the opening first half on Mirage with an 11-4 deficit going into the second before Gambit further extended the lead 14-4 putting Skadoodle's back against the wall. It wasn't long until Skadoodle and co. came right back and forced the overtime rounds where he nearly helped Cloud9 take the series lead by reaching map point in overtime but could not capitalize on his efforts to result in a loss. The series didn't get any better for Skadoodle as he once again had to fight back through the first half to settle with another 11-4 deficit, but this time around the second half didn't provide a second chance in the 2-0 series loss.