Liquid win RGN NA Intercontinental II

While much of the day's evening action here in North America was centered around the CEVO-P Season 6 finals, North American contender Liquid secured themselves a first place victory in the RGN Intercontinental II series as well.

In a world of no work weeks, Liquid very well may have qualified for the CEVO-P Season 6 finals that took place this week, however the team were forced to forfeit their remaining matches due to scheduling issues with the offline finals.

Regardless, Eric "adreN" Hoag and his men stayed busy and competitive today by winning the online RGN Intercontinental II series in North America, netting a healthy $2,000 prize as well as an invite to the RGN Pro Series in North America (for which dates are upcoming).


adreN and his men snatch a check from the Intercontinental II 

Liquid made it through to the grand finals as favourites, and ultimately found themselves facing off against Fenix Fire, an up-and-coming squad that many in the North American scene have had their eye on as of late.

However, the difference in tiers between Liquid, who competed at the ESL One Katowice Main Qualifiers and MLG X Games Aspen, and Fenix Fire was noticeable in the series.

Despite putting up a solid fight, Fenix looked unlikely to take the series to a second best-of-three and ultimately expired, giving Liquid the win with scores of 16:7 on de_mirage and 16:9 on de_cache.

Matchpage
2
0
16th April 2015
16
Mirage
7
16
Cache
9

The final standings and prize-pool breakdown are as follows:

1. United States Liquid - $2,000
2. United States Fenix Fire - $1,000
3. Canada SYNRGY - $500 

Intercontinental II play is not yet over as the Spaniards of Atlantis are scheduled to face-off against Gplay in the grand final of the European contingent; the game will be added to hot matches as soon as info is available.

United States Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
600
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
nice!
2015-04-16 07:06
n1
2015-04-16 17:55
nicee
2015-04-16 07:06
#3
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Slovakia harek 
ok
2015-04-16 07:09
k
2015-04-16 07:09
who?
2015-04-16 07:10
any brazilian teams? dont think so
2015-04-16 15:02
keyd> the whole NA scene. Thats it
2015-04-16 15:11
who?
2015-04-16 15:17
N1
2015-04-16 07:11
lol troll teams
2015-04-16 07:22
tier 10
2015-04-16 07:22
NOice
2015-04-16 07:25
At least CLG beat tier 1 teams.
2015-04-16 07:43
There are no tier 1 teams in NA. CLG/elevate/C9 are tier 2 at best.
2015-04-16 08:09
Katowice closed qualifiers + the X Games MLG tourney.
2015-04-16 08:20
There were no tier 1 teams at the Katowice closed qualifiers (except mabe Titan) and as I recall, only EU teams made it out of groups at Aspen.
2015-04-16 16:33
Top tier NA teams, phrased it poorly.
2015-04-16 08:30
CLG has beaten envyus and titan which are both tier 1 so I think CLG is a tier one team.
2015-04-16 08:59
GPlay has taken maps from Envy and trains and often beats Titan. Gplay Tier 1 confirmed... Kappa. Also Titan is not Tier 1.
2015-04-16 09:30
If Titans not tier 1, how many teams are? like 6?
2015-04-16 12:40
One good tournament doesn't make them tier 1. By this logic GPlay is tier 1 too, Titan very barely beat them in a Bo3 lan few days before the ESL tournament. Flukes happen. Titan need to prove themselves this year. Then we can talk about tier 1.
2015-04-16 16:31
#24
World Onty 
Beating EnVy in BO1 doesnt make them Tier 1 lol.. You dumb fucks even think PTR is a fucking god after the show he put up on MLG against EnVy. He never performed that well ever since.
2015-04-16 11:12
your thinking is wrong
2015-04-16 13:21
Fantastic logic 10/10
2015-04-16 15:00
what t1 team was at cevo? ROFL
2015-04-16 08:10
They qualified to Katowice didn't they?
2015-04-16 08:18
ayy adren won a $2k first place prized tournament, congrats.
2015-04-16 09:45
#20
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World LeviathaNz 
Why so much hate ? You guys should be happy that there are a lot of competitions, with a lot of teams which make the game more interesting for everyone. Also, they never said they were tier1 team but at least they are trying to achieve something while you're trying to drag them down. In the end, it brings a lot more of exposure for the game which is definitely good.
2015-04-16 10:10
Thank you good sir
2015-04-16 16:39
pfft too ez
2015-04-16 10:13
Ok...
2015-04-16 10:53
ez
2015-04-16 11:04
Liquid win RGN, CLG win CEVO... Where crazy aces and fucking highlights?? Nowhere. All americans are fucking faggots
2015-04-16 13:10
I think you're just a confused Russian. Hello, welcome to HLTV, can you repeat what you said in English please?
2015-04-16 14:51
expected
2015-04-16 13:55
#38
United States ghep 
Why is this tournament called "Intercontinental" when it's just NA teams? .... LEL
2015-04-16 22:23
We have a EU and NA tournaments running at the same time.
2015-04-16 22:28
The EU Intercontinental final is upcoming today
2015-04-17 07:47
#42
United States ghep 
Ah, thanks. This clears things up a bit :D
2015-04-17 19:11
lol this cup was worth it more than the CEVO finals to begin with. if you count the lost wages from work for traveling to MLG stadium and the cost of the trip itself.
2015-04-17 03:02
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