3DMAX & OpTic round out IEM Sydney EU closed qualifier
The top side of the bracket saw Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer's men survive a couple of close matches against Filip "NEO" Kubski's mixture called 2k19PL and passions en route to the semi-finals, where the Danes met Gambit to fight for one of the two spots in the closed qualifier.
On the other side, expert surprised by making it all the way to the semi-finals, where they clashed with 3DMAX, who had defeated teams like Copenhagen Flames beforehand. The French side prevailed in the deciding series, taking down the Germans 16-12 on Nuke and 16-13 on Mirage to make it through.
The full team list of the IEM Sydney Europe Closed Qualifier, which will be played on February 6-8 and have a single spot at the Australian event on offer, is the following: