VP, TNC and Gambit advance to the Playoffs at qualifiers for The Chongqing Major
Virtus.pro, TNC Predator and Gambit Gaming have passed the group stage of qualifiers for The Chongqing Major.
The first day of the decisive day of the qualifiers for The Chongqing Major kicked off with the matches in Southeast Asia. In the final clash of Group А TNC Predator overpowered Mineski with 2:0 and reached the Playoffs of the qualifiers. Mineski went down to the lower bracket, where they will play against Lotac.
Then the CIS-region entered the battle. Virtus.pro prevailed over Se7en eSports 2:0, and then dealt with Team Spirit with the same final score, thus going further to the next stage of the qualifiers. In turn, the Kazakh squad refused to partcipate, so NoPangolier automatically reached the final of the lower bracket, after the loss of Team Spirit in the first round.
In the final of upper bracket Na'Vi faced off against Gambit Gaming. On the second map the Ukrainian team experienced some issues with the Internet. The Gambit players agreed to wait, but, eventually, Natus Vincere failed to fix with the problems and got a technical loss. Thus, with 2:1 Gambit advanced to the next stage of the qualifiers. Natus Vincere will have to compete for a slot in the Playoffs against Team Empire Hope.