StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 has concluded with many surprises and upsets. However, the best teams still remain and will fight for it in the big stage here in Berlin. ENCE has displayed a flawless run when defeating AVANGAR, MIBR, and Vitality handily with overwhelming scorelines.

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The Finnish squad currently looks so strong with their stellar performance in Legends Stage

Starting out low

Back in IEM Katowice Major 2019, ENCE was heavily underrated. Even their run to book a ticket to the playoffs was pretty hard after 2 initial losses. However, in a tournament where each team member of ENCE took turns to shine, they defeated both Team Liquid and Natus Vincere, paving the way to the Major Championship for … Astralis.

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Eliminating both Natus Vincere and Team Liquid, ENCE made it easier for Astralis to win IEM Katowice Major 2019

After making it to the grand final, ENCE was no match for Astralis at their prime form. However, that has made a splash as ENCE was no longer a joke team out of the EZ4ENCE meme. They were the real deal, a contender consistently in the top 5 teams ever since.

Consistent contender against the top 1

ENCE has most notably challenged Astralis right in their sacred territory – Nuke in BLAST Pro Series Madrid. In a day when Jani 'Aerial' Jussila entered god mode, ENCE beat Astralis 2-0, ending their unstoppable 31-map long Nuke streak. That was the first sign for the downfall of the Danes.

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ENCE defeated Astralis handily, officially ending their Nuke streak

Later when Team Liquid took over the best team in the world title from Astralis, ENCE made another deep run into DreamHack Masters Dallas 2019 but lost to Team Liquid 1-2. Unfazed, ENCE went for another grand final against Team Liquid in IEM Chicago 2019 but unsuccessful.

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allu topped the chart with 1.56 ratings

Regardless, ENCE has always made a deep run into multiple tournaments. Moreover, their rating in this Berlin Major is currently the highest with Aleksi 'allu' Jalli on top with a stellar 1.56 rating. Jere 'sergej' Salo comes next with a 1.43 rating. If ENCE can keep up their great performance, it is highly likely ENCE will lift the Major Champion trophy in this event.