The round of 16 of Flashpoint 3 started with NIP defeating Anonymo 2-1 in a best of 3 matchups. The match was Nicolai ‘device’ Reedtz debut match for his team and he led his team to their first win in this tournament as well.
The map veto started with NIP removing Vertigo and Anonymo banning Dust2. The first map was picked up by NIP which was Overpass and Anonymo picked up Nuke. The last map left to be played was Mirage.
The first map started with Anonymo winning a clean pistol round by successfully getting a retake on the B site with the help of Paweł ‘innocent’ Mocek’s 4 USP kills. Although they could not enjoy the lead for a long time as NIP replied back quickly by winning the next round and then they went on to win the half 12-3 in their favor.
Device started with 4 USP headshot kills in the second half pistol round and then it was quite easy for NIP to close out the map 16-3 in their favor.
The second map was Nuke and with NIP starting on the CT side of the map they had the half under control with ‘device’ connecting some incredible shots and showing he still had his consistency with him. The first half ended 9-6 in their favor.
The second half saw some incredible plays coming out from Kacper ‘Kylar‘ Walukiewicz and he helped his team get back on the scoreboard and make a comeback in the second half and win the map 16-13.
The final map was Mirage and both the teams were battling head to head against each other and the rounds went back and forth. The half ended with NIP slightly edging over Anonymo 8-7.
The second half started with Janusz ‘Snax’ Pogorzelski getting an Ace in the pistol round and making things difficult for NIP. The momentum changed when ‘REZ’ was able to get some very important rounds for his team and then finish the map 16-14 and the series 2-1.
The win seemed like a good debut for ‘device’ and the bootcamp looked quite happy after the game.