Day five saw the final three teams lock their spots in the New Champions stage. The fifth round began with HellRaisers up against fnatic, where the Swedes kicked off the series with a win on Mirage following a huge comeback from a 5-14 deficit.
However, Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow & co. responded on Dust2 with a confident showing on the CT side before decimating the Swedish side 16-2 on Cache, with fnatic as an organization, as well as Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson as an individual, missing out on Major playoffs for the first time.
In the last match of the New Legends stage, MIBR survived their map, Cache, after an overtime triumph, before Mirage went NiP's way and it all came down to Train. There, the Brazilian-American squad locked down a 10-5 half as Terrorists and came out victorious at 16-11 to become the last playoffs team.
After MIBR rounded out the playoffs teams, the Buchholz seeding system determined the quarter-final matchups. The playoffs bracket looks as follows: