Renegades secure last DreamHack Malmo spot
Renegades have become the last team to secure a spot at DreamHack Masters Malmo after defeating Liquid 2-1 in the North American closed qualifier.
The North American qualifying process for DreamHack Masters Malmö came to an end on Sunday as 16 teams - half of whom invited - faced off in a single-elimination bracket for the chance to grab the last spot at at the Swedish event.
Liquid started out strongly as they secured Renegades's pick, Mirage, by a 16-4 scoreline. Then, Justin "jks" Savage stepped up and inspired Renegades to turn the series around with 19-17 and 16-12 wins on Cobblestone and Train, respectively.
K - D
Russel 'Twistzz' Van DulkenTwistzz
75 - 51
Nick 'nitr0' Cannellanitr0
74 - 56
Jonathan 'EliGE' JablonowskiEliGE
60 - 60
Josh 'jdm64' Marzanojdm64
49 - 57
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguzstanislaw
41 - 53
This means that Renegades will complete the team list for the Swedish event, which will run from August 30 to September 3, with a total of $250,000 on offer. The following teams will be in attendance at the event: