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ENCE has locked in a quarter-final match against Movistar Riders, beating Fnatic 2-0 in the opening series of the playoffs at ESL Pro League Season 15. Lotan “Spinx” Giladi played had a standout performance for the squad.

ENCE started the series strong, dominating Fnatic on the CT-side of Overpass. With Fnatic’s AWPer Valentin “Poizon” Vasilev struggling to recreate his performances from the group stage, Fnatic only gathered four rounds as terrorists.

ENCE closed the map with relative ease, securing a 16-5 victory on their opponent’s map pick.

Fnatic managed to reverse the result in the first half of Nuke, as they secured an 11-4 lead at halftime.

But this time, ENCE managed to come back, as they won the opening nine rounds of the second half. A single round win for Fnatic wasn’t enough to make a case for a third map, as ENCE won the map 16-12.

Facing Movister Riders next

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Next up for ENCE are the Movistar Riders. The Spanish roster has a breakout tournament, securing the top spot in Group C.

Movistar Riders remained undefeated in the group, with victories against Players, Liquid and BIG.

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