Rogue qualify for FACEIT Major New Challengers Stage
The upper bracket final kicked off on Mirage where Complexity started on the T-side and won the first three rounds. Rogue dominated the weapon rounds, taking nine of the following eleven rounds to lead 9-5.
After trailing 9-6 at halftime, Complexity opened their CT-side campaign with the second half pistol round victory as Rory "dephh" Jackson & Jaccob "yay" Whiteaker both got double kills. Complexity managed to tie the game at 9-9 after winning two anti-eco rounds but Rogue took the first weapon round to lead 10-9.
Rogue had a 14-10 advantage but Complexity won five rounds in a row to earn one map point. Rogue denied it after they won the 30th round off the back of Hunter "SicK" Mims's opening kill. Spencer "Hiko" Martin's team grabbed the map victory in overtime, finishing it off 19-16.
Dust2 started with Rogue on the CT-side and Complexity on the T-side. The teams exchanged three rounds to kick things off. Rogue won the seventh round and took the lead thanks to two opening kills by Daniel "vice" Kim (4-3).
Rogue finished the first half with an 8-7 lead but they lost the second half pistol round as yay’s triple kill tied the game at 8-8. Rogue came back from 10-8 and dominated the T-side. Hiko's team won the map 16-11 and took the series 2-0.
The current team list for the FACEIT Major New Challengers Stage can be found below: