Movistar Riders qualify for MSI MGA Finals
Izako Boars and Movistar Riders squared off in the grand final of the MSI MGA Europe Closed Qualifier for a spot at the LAN finals. The Polish team got past Atlantic and PACT while Movistar Riders eliminated FriendlyFire and fightclub in the earlier rounds.
The best of-three final kicked off on Train where both sides picked up nine rounds on the CT-side, taking it to overtime. Izako Boars edged the map victory, winning it 19-17 and going 1-0 up in the series.
Oscar "mixwell" Cañellas & company responded by winning Nuke 16-1 and taking the series to the third map which was Mirage. The Spanish side secured the last map 16-13.
With the 2-1 series victory, Movistar Riders qualified for the MSI MGA Finals which will take place at the Barclays Center during ESL One New York with a $60,000 prize pool.