ViCi qualify for IEM Sydney
With a 2-1 win over TyLoo in the grand final, ViCi topped the China and Mongolia qualifier for IEM Sydney, securing their spot at the ~$200,000 event.
The China and Mongolia qualifier for IEM Sydney began with a 16-team group stage, in which the favorite sides, including both ViCi Gaming squads as well as TYLOO, made it through to the playoffs.
After the three heavy-hitters mentioned above made it past the quarter-finals, ViCi surpassed their sister team VG.Renascence with relative ease, while Ke "captainMo" Liu and company defeated Born Of Fire in semis.
ViCi to play among the likes of Astralis and SK at IEM Sydney
TYLOO then played ViCi for the spot at IEM Sydney, and it was WeiJie "zhokiNg" Zhong's team who secured their place at the Australian event after three maps (Cobblestone 10-16, Train 16-11, Overpass 16-9).
|ViCi||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|ZhiHong 'aumaN' LiuaumaN||73 - 57||+16||93.2||1.28|
|LinXiao 'JeXeN' WangJeXeN||55 - 44||+11||83.5||1.21|
|WeiJie 'zhokiNg' ZhongzhokiNg||56 - 58||-2||79.1||1.19|
|WingHei 'Freeman' CheungFreeman||54 - 46||+8||71.4||1.10|
|Zhuo 'advent' Liangadvent||37 - 50||-13||57.4||0.89|
|TYLOO||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Zhen 'HZ' HuangHZ||55 - 54||+1||80.8||1.14|
|HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody||52 - 53||-1||75.9||1.07|
|Hansel 'BnTeT' FerdinandBnTeT||58 - 53||+5||72.2||1.01|
|Ke 'captainMo' LiucaptainMo||46 - 57||-11||65.9||0.86|
|Hui 'DD' WuDD||44 - 58||-14||66.9||0.82|
ViCi will be joining the following list of teams from May 3-7 at the 18,000-seater Qudos Bank Arena:
The eighth spot will go to the winner of the Australia and New Zealand closed qualifier, played from April 1-9.