Immortals, Liquid & Renegades through to ELEAGUE Premier
Immortals, Team Liquid and Renegades have booked the final spots at ELEAGUE Premier after finishing top three in the North American qualifier.
Over 250 teams from all over North America competed in a single-elimination bracket for the chance to qualify for ELEAGUE's upcoming showpiece tournament, featuring $1 million in prize money.
Immortals booked the first spot at ELEAGUE Premier following a convincing series against Broken Alliance that included a comprehensive 16-4 victory on Mirage. In the other semi-final, Liquid and Renegades fought out a closely contested encounter, with the North Americans running out 2-1 victors following strong individual displays from Nick "nitr0" Cannella and Josh "jdm64" Marzano.
Renegades went on to face Broken Alliance in the third-place decider to determine who would take OpTic's spot in ELEAGUE Premier. The match ended up going according to script as the Australians successfully dispatched of their opponents to secure a top-three finish.
The following 16 teams will be in action at ELEAGUE Premier, which will start on September 8:
ELEAGUE is expected to shortly announce where the five qualified teams will end up, with the groups currently looking as follows:
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