The CS Summit’s group stage begins on Wednesday from both regions, Europe and North America. We break down targets to consider for your DraftKings CS:GO roster from Wednesday’s late slate, which starts at 3:00 p.m. ET.
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After a run of fantastic form, Liquid slumped to three successive losses in the DreamHack tournament and the Blast Premier Series. If you’re new to this sport, there is no better description of CS:GO than that. From a fantasy perspective, all you can do is pick the players who have repeatedly displayed consistency and skill even in the face of defeat. EliGE is one of those players, which is why he should make a solid choice for Captain.
Others to consider: Jks ($12,600)
High-priced flex options
The reason FalleN isn’t my Captain is because MIBR will be exhausted. They have been a very busy team over the last few days. On Tuesday, they beat triumph 2-1, which included a 31-28 first-map overtime. FalleN was typically fluent in that game with 77 kills and 69 deaths. His consistency is a major reason for him averaging 63.6 DKFP per game.
For a while now, Jks has been the most potent all-round player for 100 Thieves. This is a testament to his killing effectiveness, with almost any weapon, and also his defensive prowess. Staying alive in more rounds allows you to improve your in-game economy and keep your weapons. Jks has done that better than most in 100 Thieves.
Gratisfaction has proved to be a dependable player. He has led 100 Thieves on several occasions, including their previous game. In a 2-0 loss to Liquid in their last encounter, Gratisfaction had 48 kills and 39 deaths with an ADR of 76.5. This happens often, making Gratisfaction an important target.
Others to consider: kNgV ($7,800).
Value flex options
Like most strong teams in CS:GO, Liquid has a fantastic second offensive player. Behind EliGE, NAF forms a reliable source for offensive production. In the previous game against Furia, NAF led Liquid with 65 kills and 53 deaths with a damage output per round of 88.7. And he is priced at just $7,600. I also expect Liquid to beat MIBR in this game.
Jkaem’s selection is for several reasons. One, he has been in sensational killing form for 100 Thieves in the last few months. Two, he wins more clutch situations than any player in 100T. Three, 100 Thieves is expected to beat Chaos on Wednesday, making Jkaem a crucial stacking target.
Others to consider: Fer ($7,600), Xeppaa ($7,400)
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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.