CIS Minor Championship Rio 2020 Closed Qualifier teams complete

Feb 16 2020 2 min read

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SpeedRunners and S-Gaming emerged victorious at the CIS Minor Championship Rio 2020 Open Qualifier #4. Both teams bested 30 others through two single-elimination brackets. 

SpeedRunners' wins at the tournament kept getting better and better. In the Round of 32, they beat Revolt 16-12, then EveryBodyDance 16-8 and Lapw 16-2. In the Round of 4, they defeated Moscow Five Academy 2-0 to secure their spot at the Minor. S-Gaming started extremely well against POLIGON, but it was a close game with DreamEaters in the Round of 16. Eventually, though, they faced Se7en Esports in their last match and won 2-0 as well. 

Here are all the teams that have qualified for the CIS Minor Championship Rio 2020 Closed Qualifiers:

World Rankings Invite

  • forZe
  • Team Spirit
  • Hard Legion Esports
  • Gambit Youngsters
  • Syman Gaming

Secondary Factors Invite

  • pro100
  • HellRaisers
  • Winstrike Team

Open Qualifiers

  • Nemiga Gaming
  • Team Unique
  • 1win
  • fbgaming
  • EL'quvet
  • SpeedRunners
  • S-Gaming 

From these 16 teams, only the top 8 will qualify for CIS Minor Championship Rio 2020. While the Closed Qualifiers take place from March 5-6, the main event will follow from April 26 to May 2 in Rio de Janeiro.  

CIS Minor Championship Rio 2020 will have eight teams compete for two ESL One Rio Major spots and a $50,000 prize pool. 


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