Brazilian CSGO showed up with a bang at the first RMR event for PGL Antwerp – the Americas RMR with MIBR and then FURIA confirming their presence at PGL Antwerp. FURIA defeated Complexity 2-0, after winning their first two games yesterday vs Leviatan and Isurus. MIBR meanwhile defeated Imperial’s Last Dance roster 2-1, after winning their games vs paiN and 9z yesterday.
FURIA will mark their presence at their 4th consecutive Major after IEM Katowice 2019, StarLadder Berlin 2019, PGL Stockholm 2021. MIBR will make it to a CSGO Major after a gap of two years and one Major as they missed the Stockholm Major last year, after Sharks qualified from the South American region over them.
With 2 spots confirmed already for the Major, the bottom two teams were eliminated from the event. The first of them being Bad News Bears, who were making their debut with this roster on LAN, with Pakistani CSGO Pros Momo and Pluto. They lost all 3 of their games and were eliminated, alongside Argentinian side Leviatan who went 0-3 too.
There are 12 teams remaining that are still in contention, half of them with 2-1 records and the other with 1-2 records. The next set of matches will all be Bo3s as they will either be qualifying matches or elimination matches, and in the Swiss format, all other games except qualifying and elimination games are Best of 1s.
4 of the 6 teams with a 2-1 record are from North America and will battle it out over the next 2 days. The full list:
- Team Liquid
- Evil Geniuses
- Complexity Gaming
- Party Astronauts
- Imperial (Last Dance)
- Sao Caetano
Teams with 1-2 record will play their elimination matches tomorrow: