G2 Esports win Six Invitational, Fnatic fail to qualify for New Legends while Cloud9 G2 Esports squeak by
G2 victorious at the Six Invitational
On Sunday, G2 Esports’ Rainbow Six: Siege roster won their second consecutive Six Invitational.
— G2 Esports (@G2esports) February 17, 2019
After nearly suffering defeat at the hands of Spacestation Gaming in the tournament’s quarterfinals, G2 went on to decimate Team Reciprocity in the semis before sweeping Team Empire in the grand finals.
G2’s victory marks the latest in a string of first-place tournament finishes, including last year’s Six Invitational, the Six Major: Paris in August, and the Pro League Season 8 Finals in November. They are widely considered to be the best Siege team in the world.
NRG, Renegades and ENCE advance to New Legends in Katowice
The eight teams to emerge from the New Challengers Stage of the IEM Katowice Major 2019 have been decided.
The First Round matchups for the #IEM Katowice Major Legends Stage are set!
— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) February 19, 2019
The teams advancing are: NRG Esports, Renegades, ENCE eSports, Team Vitality, AVANGAR, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Cloud9 and G2 Esports.
The New Legends Stage kicks off tomorrow (Feb. 20) at 7 A.M. EST.
StarLadder officially hosting the next CS:GO Major in Berlin
StarLadder is slated to host the next CS:GO Major in Berlin, the organizer announced on Monday.
The main event will take place from 5th to 8th September 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.
— StarLadder CS:GO (@cssltv) February 18, 2019
This marks the first time that a Major will be hosted in the capital city of Germany, and the first time that StarLadder will be hosting a Major.
All stages of the tournament, including Minors and the Minor Play-in, will also be organized in Berlin. This is meant to allow the teams who successfully qualify for the main event to avoid problems with entry visas and focus on preparation, according to a statement from StarLadder. The final part of the tournament will be held from 5th to 8th September 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.
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