Astralis Dominates Iron Branch to Secure Quarter-Finals Spot

May 24, 2023
  • Date: May 23rd, 2023
  • Opponent: Iron Branch (Belarus), World Ranking #87 
  • Tournament: CCT South Europe Series 4 (online) 
  • Round of 16 (best of three) 
  • Result: A 2-0 victory (16-8 on Inferno; 16-10 on Ancient)

The Astralis main team secured their place in the quarter-finals of the CCT South Europe Series 4 after defeating Iron Branch (#87) from Belarus in a two-map series.

The Danish quintet comfortably won on their opponent's chosen map of Inferno (16-8) before sealing the victory on Ancient (16-10).

Benjamin "blameF" Bremer delivered a standout performance, contributing significantly to his team's success and securing their advancement in the playoffs of the online tournament.

The 25-year-old rifler showcased his skills on Ancient, leading the statistics with the highest number of kills (23), most damage dealt (103.9), and the best rating (1.51).

blameF is showing off with four kills (two head shots) as finishing frags in the 10th round of Ancient:

Up next, on May 24th, Astralis will face the Russian team Aurora (#35) in the quarter-finals. 

  • Aurora secured their spot by defeating Anonymo 2-0 in the Round of 16
  • If Astralis advance to the semi-finals, their potential opponents will be OG or EYEBALLERS

Remember to tune in to the live stream on the Astralis website when the face-off against Aurora starts at 14:00 CEST.

Our skilled caster will provide professional commentary and analysis throughout the matches.

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