IEM New York North America team list set
The 12 teams that will compete in the upcoming IEM New York North America RMR tournament are determined.
The top teams in the North American Regional Major Ranking were invited directly to IEM New York North America, the third and final RMR tournament in the region that will kick off on October 6 with RMR points and $60,000 on the line. Joining the top contenders are four teams that made their way through online qualifiers.
The North American RMR ranking is led by Evil Geniuses (3550 points), followed closely by Gen.G (3475) and 100 Thieves (3325). Liquid (2920) dropped down to fourth in the region's table after losing 730 points as a result of a roster changes, and are now just 20 points inside the qualification zone, which has FURIA knocking at the door. The DreamHack Open Summer winners are 25 points behind fifth-placed side Cloud9, while it will take MIBR almost a miracle to finish inside the top five as they currently have just 2091.5 points.
Four teams were invited to the eight-team closed qualifier for IEM New York North America, Ze Pug Godz, TeamOne, Yeah and New England Whalers, and all of them made it through to the Fall RMR tournament, taking out the four teams that had made it through the open stages.
The IEM New York North America team list is:
The North American RMR ranking heading into the IEM tournament looks as follows:
1. Evil Geniuses - 3550 points (Legends spot)
2. Gen.G - 3475 points (Legends spot)
3. 100 Thieves - 3325 points (Challenger spot)
4. Liquid - 2920 points (Legends spot)
5. Cloud9 - 2900 points (Contender spot)
6. FURIA - 2875 points
7. MIBR - 2091.5 points
8. Chaos - 1187.5 points
9. Triumph - 1050 points
10. TeamOne - 875 points
11. Bad News Bears - 750 points
12. Envy - 720 points
13. Yeah - 600 points