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Astralis will miss the next PGL Major

Unexpectedly, Astralis’ chance to advance to the PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024 was eliminated after they lost spectacularly to 9 Pandas with a score of 0:2 in the Europe RMR Last Chance. Astralis, a team that was once dominant in the Counter-Strike arena, has now missed out on a slot in the main tournament three times in a row. The 9 Pandas’ triumph keeps them in the running for the final spot at the Major and helps them advance in the competition. Timur “clax” Sabirov led his squad to an incredible victory over the Danish giants, emerging as the game’s most outstanding player. Continue reading this article for the best information on esports predictions!

The Danes fell to the LCQ following their 2-3 performance in the European RMR B, when Astralis emerged victorious against Nexus and Monte but defeated by Spirit, Heroic, and ENCE. There, one squad out of 6 has the chance to win the final spot on the CS2 Major ticket. Nevertheless, because 9Pandas eliminated them from the first LCQ stage, dev1ce and his group will not even engage in combat in the second one. Astralis and the Russian squad played a closely contested series. They had lost 13–11 on Overpass, their preferred map, and were hoping to level the series on Nuke. Unfortunately for them, 9Pandas launched an incredible onslaught on the T side, winning eight rounds in total. They needed nine more to finish the map with a 13–8 score.

Astralis will miss the next PGL Major
Astralis roster frustrated after losing their chance to qualify

Astralis’s prior failures at the RMRs for Rio and Paris have resulted in their third straight major absence. The organization’s post-pandemic collapse is clearly visible, indicating a worrying trend for the once-dominant force in CS:GO. With the Major being held in their native Denmark, Astralis was under even more strain due to the weight of expectations. Victor “Staehr” Staehr recognized the team’s challenges and emphasized on the strain experienced both on and off the server. In a tweet, Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz expressed how tragic this defeat was as well. And how the Danish titans’ inability to play in a major on home turf was a bitter pill to chew.

Astralis are eliminated, while 9Pandas advance in the LCQ, where they will take on at least 1 opponent. For the team that added 2 young studs, Stavn and Jabbi, in November, it’s a huge letdown. However, none of the newcomers make a difference in the competition.

Astralis is about to enter a crucial phase of reflection and assessment. Given that the competition is being held in their home country, the disappointment of losing out on yet another Major will surely just serve to strengthen their resolve to return. All members of the organization must, however, put forth coordinated efforts, careful preparation, and steadfast dedication to make it happen. To come out rejuvenated and prepared to compete at the top level once more, Astralis has to capitalize on their group’s strengths and learn from their mistakes. However, with IEM Chengdu being their next important tournament, the team will have plenty of opportunity to correct their faults or make significant adjustments. The start of the Chinese event is set on April 8. Keep an eye on all of our content as we’ll be covering all the action Counter Strike has to offer. Don’t forget to bet on your favorite teams at BetUS Sportsbook & Casino, as we have a plethora of CS2 odds for you to enjoy!

 

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