paiN qualify for Americas Minor

paiN won the Americas Minor South America Qualifier after beating Merciless 2-0 in the grand final (19-16 on Train and 16-4 on Overpass).

PGL Major Krakow's Americas Minor will feature two invited and six qualified teams and will take place from June 8-11. One qualification spot was given to the South American region where a 512-team open qualifier took place.

In the aforementioned open qualifier, paiN beat B-EFFECT in the quarter-finals and EN9MY in the semis to arrive at the grand final. Merciless became paiN's opponent after defeating Innova and INTZ in the quarter-finals and semis, respectively.


chelo & co. are through to the Minor

The grand final started on Train and went to overtime as both teams got ten rounds on the T-side. paiN took care of business in overtime and won the map 19-16.

Overpass, which was the second map of the series, wasn't close. paiN led 14-1 at halftime with their dominating CT-side play. They won the map 16-4 and qualified for PGL Major Krakow's Americas Minor.

 paiN K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Denis 'dzt' Fischerdzt 50 - 28 +22 92.0 1.50
Brazil Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedeschelo 47 - 31 +16 92.8 1.40
Brazil Paulo 'land1n' Felipeland1n 42 - 30 +12 70.5 1.22
Brazil Gabriel 'NEKIZ' SchenatoNEKIZ 40 - 35 +5 82.4 1.21
Brazil Alef 'tatazin' Pereiratatazin 31 - 31 0 67.0 1.03
 Merciless K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Guilherme 'spacca' Spaccaspacca 37 - 38 -1 67.7 0.92
Brazil Ricardo 's1' Shinjis1 36 - 44 -8 73.9 0.90
Brazil Thiago 'tifa' Françatifa 32 - 42 -10 62.4 0.83
Brazil Felipe 'delboNi' DelbonidelboNi 29 - 43 -14 62.7 0.72
Brazil Arthur 'prd' Resendeprd 21 - 43 -22 58.5 0.68

The list of participants for the Americas Minor is now the following:

Brazil Immortals Brazil paiN
Other Invite #2 North America NA qualifier
North America NA qualifier North America NA qualifier
North America NA qualifier North America NA qualifier

BenjaCS is a staff writer at HLTV.org and can be found on Twitter.

n1
2017-04-30 12:00
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India 682 
nice
2017-04-30 12:00
#3
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Poland Totali_ 
nice pain
2017-04-30 12:00
nice
2017-04-30 12:00
noice
2017-04-30 12:00
#6
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Brazil mibrzera 
prd eterno injustiçado desde a mibr by prd pai kkkkkkkkkkkkkk
2017-04-30 12:00
#9
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Finland Hunajaperse 
gl
2017-04-30 12:05
#runpaiNgaming
2017-04-30 12:12
#11
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Brazil XEMBAO 
rip tifa
2017-04-30 12:38
Agree
2017-04-30 13:00
#13
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
so, they all have visa? We aren't think that! That team always have a problem with passaport and visa. but, Good luck! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-04-30 13:18
They'll try to get gain in the next month XD, it's on dzt's Twitter
2017-04-30 14:58
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Brazil m1tzin 
and they will get the visa or one more time will be denied?
2017-04-30 14:07
n1
2017-04-30 14:09
#17
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Brazil Romarioek 
2017-04-30 14:17
#28
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Brazil gabriezz1 
damn
2017-04-30 18:33
#22
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Brazil oskadopLis 
south america memes qualify
2017-04-30 14:54
#25
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Brazil vinnyzeraNTC 
3 Brazilian teams on the major? LET'S GO! I BELIEVE
2017-04-30 17:29
#26
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Brazil P4t0NTC 
LETS GO BRAZIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2017-04-30 17:34
#27
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Sweden lagcats 
dzt getting better and better
2017-04-30 17:35
prd lul
2017-04-30 19:17
prd, spacca hah
2017-04-30 20:17
#34
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Chile Benjamin[BS] 
2 SA Qualifiers?
2017-04-30 22:26
#40
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Brazil mrschagas 
I think they made a mistake, they only divulged a qualifier
2017-05-01 07:33
Nice !!!!!
2017-04-30 23:17
well deserved!! hope no problems with visa no mo! <3
2017-05-01 09:21
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Mongolia tim1856 
easy immo
2017-05-02 06:14
#46
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Brazil DileBani 
Easy for paiN
2017-05-02 06:18
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