In the final encounter of the offline-qualifiers for WESG Americas we've had a chance to observe the fight Team Canada vs Selfless. In the semi-final matches, the Canadians defeated QuetzaL, while the team from USA dealt with TeamOne.
Selfless — winners of WESG CS:GO Americas
At first, the squads were playing on de_dust2 — the choice of Team Canada. Selfless made it with an imperious start, picking up three rounds at a run. The Canadian roster managed to break up the shutout, but the Americans have immediately retaken a lead back to their hands and went on, enlarging the gap in score. At the end of the first half, the Matthew «no_one» Congdon's squad had an advantage of five points [10:5].
After the changeover, the things went wrong for the team from Canada. Despite the fact that the Americans managed to reach the «map-point», Team Canada found a way to strengthen their positions and brought the game to the additional rounds [15:15]. During the overtimes, the Canadians went on dominating the opponents and, at [19:16], secured a victory on first map.
The Canadians failed to cope with the opponent's onslaught
The match was resumed on de_mirage. Selfless, having started for the defense, finished it in their favor [11:4]. T-sided, the Americans lost only three rounds and, eventually put the second map on their board [16:5].
The champion of the regional finals WESG Americas was decided by the end of the map de_train. Selfless outmatched the rival in three rounds at a run, but then the Canadians re-seized the lead and eventually leveled the game at [3:3]. Despite this, the team of Noah «Nifty» Francis proved to be stronger than the Team Canada's players [10:2]. Having changed the side, Selfless shone with an excellent game, thus getting the victory on Train [16:6].
Selfless secured the first place at the offline-qualifiers WESG Americas, being granted the cash prize of ￥200,000 (~$30,000).