CS:GO StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 has come to pass. We have give you 5 interesting facts in the event you may have missed.

1) 3 Major in a row for Astralis

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3 consecutive Majors confirmed?

Astralis’ dominant era dates back all the way to DreamHack Masters Marseille 2018 where they defeated Natus Vincere 2-0 handily. After that, their era was so long that they took both FACEIT Major London 2018 and IEM Katowice Major 2019. Their victory in this Berlin Major is the 3rd in a row for the Danish powerhouse.

It is also the 4th Major for the Danes. Their first Major was with Markus “Kjaerbye “ Kjærbye in place of Emil Hoffmann "Magisk" Reif.

2) One of the hardest Majors to predict, RIP Pick’em Challenge

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Jame is here, RIP Pick'em Challenge

With ENCE and Vitality eliminated right on the first day of the Champions Stage, not many people could predict the surprising outcome.

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No one could ever predict that AVANGAR won against Vitality

Even more, one AVANGAR to reach so far into the tournament, all the way to the grand finals, is even more unpredictable. As such, a diamond coin from Pick’em Challenge must be incredibly rare.

3) Wildest celebration

After the match between Renegades and ENCE, the Australian caster Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill celebrated in the most “Australian” way

4) Astralis shares the same story as OG?

Astralis is so dominant in the Berlin Major 2019. That gives us a staggering connection to the Dota 2 champion OG. Their leaders: Lukas “Gla1ve” Rossander and Johan “N0tail” Sundstein are both Danish. They both shared the story of friendship and betrayal, as Markus “Kjaerbye “ Kjærbye left Astralis during crisis just the way Tal “Fly” Aizik left OG for EG.

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Astralis became even stronger after Kjaeby left

Both teams have broken the record with Astralis becoming the first team to ever win 3 successive Majors while OG is the first to win 2 consecutive The Internationals. Needless to say, both squads top the chart of Esports earnings in their games.

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OG is also rolling in money

5) Longest and shortest maps

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CR4ZY won the longest map in Berlin Major 2019

The shortest map was between FaZe Clan and Renegades. FaZe crushed Renegades in a dominant fashion with 16-3. Meanwhile, the longest map was between Astralis and CR4ZY. The match was so close that it extended to 5 overtimes. CR4ZY claimed the victory after 60 rounds with the scoreline of 31-29. Interesting enough, Astralis also lost another 5 overtime map against NRG one day earlier. However, after entering the Champion Stage, Astralis just demolished everyone.