Bad News Bears, paiN, TeamOne, GODSENT qualify for IEM Fall NA

All three Brazilian teams have advanced to the next stage.

After the first day of the IEM Fall North America closed qualifier, Bad News Bears, paiN, TeamOne, and GODSENT have all advanced to the main event after winning their initial matches. As a result of six teams moving on from the eight team closed qualifier, the simple double-elimination bracket only consists of six games, four of which took place on Saturday.

The remaining two matches, which constitute the lower bracket, are set to take place on Sunday, where the winners of ATK vs. RBG and Triumph vs. Strife will secure the final two spots at IEM Fall NA.

In the first set of matches, Bad News Bears took on South African side ATK, who made it through the second open qualifier. On the first map of Nuke, loan player Paytyn "⁠junior⁠" Johnson completely dominated, with 35 kills and a 2.02 rating, pushing Alan "⁠Shakezullah⁠" Hardeman's side to a 16-10 win. Inferno was much of the same, as a strong T-side allowed the American team to push their way into IEM Fall.

Bad News Bears still have a chance to qualify for the Major

paiN won their series in a similar fashion, putting up strong Terrorist sides and taking both maps of Inferno and Nuke without too much resistance. Wesley "⁠hardzao⁠" Lopes paved the way for the Brazilian side over the best-of-three, posting a 1.59 rating on Inferno.

Like both previous matches, Nuke was featured in the face off between GODSENT and Strife. The Brazilian project, who were recently reported to be signing Alan "⁠AlaNDieg0R⁠" Riveros as an analyst, took large leads early on in both maps. Strife had trouble stringing many rounds together, and ultimately fell to the power duo of João "⁠felps⁠" Vasconcellos and Epitacio "⁠TACO⁠" de Melo.

The first map between TeamOne and Triumph was more interesting than the score might show, as the longest-standing member of Triumph, Brendan "⁠Bwills⁠" Williams, put up a huge performance despite his team's loss. The American secured 26 frags, 115 ADR, and a 1.59 rating.

Over the whole series though, it was Mario "⁠malbsMd⁠" Samayoa who stepped up big time for the Brazilian side, allowing them to take both maps without dropping more than 10 rounds each.

The main event of IEM Fall North America is set to begin on October 5, and will be played online. The twelve teams will be split into two groups of six which feed into a four team playoff bracket. Pursuant to Valve's rules, the event will award RMR points to the top five teams of the tournament.

Here is the current team list for IEM Fall NA:

Guatemala Mario 'malbsMd' Samayoa
Mario 'malbsMd' Samayoa
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
389
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.72
Brazil Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
1253
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.64
Brazil Alan 'AlaNDieg0R' Riveros
Alan 'AlaNDieg0R' Riveros
Age:
34
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
169
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.67
Brazil João 'felps' Vasconcellos
João 'felps' Vasconcellos
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
907
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.70
United States Brendan 'Bwills' Williams
Brendan 'Bwills' Williams
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
580
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
Brazil Wesley 'hardzao' Lopes
Wesley 'hardzao' Lopes
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
478
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.62
United States Alan 'Shakezullah' Hardeman
Alan 'Shakezullah' Hardeman
Age:
23
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
652
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.64
United States Paytyn 'junior' Johnson
Paytyn 'junior' Johnson
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
316
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.61
gzzzz
2021-09-19 05:19
3 replies
Russian org with Au core in NA kkkk
2021-09-19 10:31
2 replies
#19
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India Resurexx
lul
2021-09-19 11:38
#27
try | 
Italy ROMAG
Nowergian org with a brazilian team in NA
2021-09-19 19:01
#2
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Finland Cucumber))
Hm
2021-09-19 05:20
#3
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United States Rayduh
NA + BR scene so dead :(((
2021-09-19 05:20
3 replies
I mean it is almost the same as before, liquid furia extremum (100thieves) extra salt ( old c9), eg ruined themselves and i think the 4 brazilian teams compensate the old mibr.
2021-09-19 05:29
2 replies
Furia without hen1 kinda shit and extremum without jks is also shit Liquid is the only relevant NA/BR team
2021-09-19 06:53
1 reply
pretty much this
2021-09-19 09:47
#5
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Brazil williamhsk1
There are almost more brazilians competing than NA teams kkkk
2021-09-19 05:29
2 replies
Because they have orgs that pay them to play, we don’t kekw
2021-09-19 05:59
1 reply
this is really sad for CS:GO in general, we all know that NA has lots of moneys that could be used to boost CS:GO scene as a whole
2021-09-19 15:16
Welcome to NA where more than half of qualified teams arent from NA
2021-09-19 05:31
NA being invaded kkkkkkkkk
2021-09-19 05:40
#9
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Ireland IX!
IEM Fall BR
2021-09-19 06:00
#10
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Brazil Bactuga
I Hope we get to see Godsent and Pain in the Major
2021-09-19 06:01
Finally get to see bntet play
2021-09-19 06:01
lets goo
2021-09-19 06:03
#13
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China HEIDASHUAi
Go Extremum
2021-09-19 06:35
#15
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Chile cristiaan
EZ4BNB
2021-09-19 07:03
ez4SHAKEANDBAKEZULLAH
2021-09-19 08:25
Can someone remind me why did 100 Thieves sell jks and pulled the plugs? Werent they like top 10 in the world?
2021-09-19 13:22
1 reply
I think it was just stupid what they did
2021-09-19 17:07
tier 50 teams sadly
2021-09-19 15:22
IEM Fall Brazil
2021-09-19 15:24
#24
OK | 
Brazil okemas
IEM Brasil
2021-09-19 15:54
BR > NA
2021-09-19 16:06
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Poland SebL
IEM Fall SA. No but seriously, BNB looks like they are back on track after this EPL blunder, they played well here, deserved spot. paiN has been looking insane lately and I think they can surprise some teams in this event. TeamOne will be eliminated 1st as always unless malbsMd wins some games alone, which I doubt, someone needs to save this kid. GODSENT has been looking really good aswell, overall those 3 teams can make some upsets here, and T1 can't, they are garbage. GL to everyone.
2021-09-19 19:07
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