Mousesports Wants Astralis’ Throne! Mousesports, noted for its recent spectacular form chart, had been crowned champions at the CS:GO Asia Championships 2019, which was first played in Shanghai, China. With its new roster, the team achieved its first championship in 2019 and doomed world giants in the ESL Pro League Season 10 finals. Mousesports almost crushed Astralis in the semi-finals, and in the BO5 format final, they knocked out Swedish giant Fnatic 3-0 and won the trophy in Odense.
The team had Niels Christian “NaToSaphiX” Sillassen as a stand-in at cs_summit 4, which was played in Los Angeles and woxic was unable to participate due to visa problems. After the team faced G2 in the final, the team’s leader Finn “karrigan” Andersen had to leave the tournament arena. The veteran player, who had to complete visa works for EPICENTER 2019, held in Moscow, left the tournament arena and Mousesports had to play with team coach Allan “Rejin” Petersen on the second and third maps. Deprived of both AWP player and in-game leader, Mousesports miraculously prevailed against G2 in the final map Train, even though they lost by 16-1 in the second map and declared the championship in cs_summit 4 as well. The goal of the team that won 3 trophies in a row, was to become champions in Moscow, EPICENTER 2019 and end the year 2019 with 4 trophies.
In EPICENTER 2019, Mousesports defeated the North American giant Evil Geniuses in the semifinals and placed their name in the final. Here, the French team challenged against Vitality, which was backed by Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut alone could not resist against Vitality and was defeated by 2-1 in the final. Despite this, this rise of Mousesports, which fear its rivals at the end of 2019 and will undoubtedly mark the year 2020, HLTV.org he didn’t miss it either.