VCT NA Stage 3 Challengers 2 qualifiers - Faze, TSM, T1 and Luminosity qualifies for main event
North America VCT Stage 3 Challengers 2 qualifiers came to an end as Faze, TSM , T1 and Luminosity qualifies for main event of challengers 2. They will now be joining other 4 teams- Gen.G Esports, Pioneers, Version 1 and Rise in main event of Challengers 2. These 8 teams will compete for final 4 spots in North America Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs and a chance to continue their road to Berlin masters.
On day 1 of qualifiers finals, Faze defeated Ghost Gaming 2-0 (Ascent 14-12 , Bind 13-11) in an epic series to qualify for main event. Faze didn't even dropped a single map in these qualifiers and dominated through whole way.
In another series, TSM beat Dark Zero 2-1 (Haven 11-13 , Ascent 14-12, Icebox13-8) in an intense 3 game series. After a disappointed Stage 2 and getting eliminated in open qualifiers of stage 2 Challengers 1, TSM finally performed upto expectations and qualified for main event of Challengers 2.
On day 2 of qualifiers finals, T1 beat BBG 2-0 (Icebox 13-9 , Ascent 13-9) in lower bracket finals to reach main event of challengers 2. In last final series Luminosity beat Cloud 9 blue 2-0 (Ascent 13-9 , Icebox 13-9) to secure the finals spot in main event of Challengers 2. Both T1 and Luminosity had a flawless run in Challengers 2 qualifiers as none of them dropped a single map.
VCT NA Stage 3 Challengers 2 main event-
After these closed qualifiers 8 team will now face each other in main event of challengers 2, where they will compete for final 4 spots from North America Challengers Playoffs for Stage 3. Four teams are already qualified from Europe for challengers playoffs- Sentinels, XSET, 100 Thieves and Team Envy. 4 teams from these 8 teams will have a chance to join them in Challengers Playoffs and continue their road to Berlin Masters.
Teams in Challengers 2 main event-
8 teams competing in challengers 2 are:
The Challengers 2 main event will start on 29th July and will end on 1 August. Top 4 teams will qualify for Challenges Playoffs, the main event will have a total prize pool of $50,000.