FURIA Esports swept GODSENT in Sunday’s best-of-five grand last to win the $70,000 Intel Excessive Masters Season XVI — Fall: North America.
FURIA prevailed 16-6 on Mirage, 16-14 on Inferno and 16-8 on Nuke to complete the regional undefeated. The Brazilian membership locked up a spot within the Legends stage on the $2 million PGL Main Stockholm, which is scheduled to run Oct. 25-Nov. 7.
In Sunday’s third-place match, Crew Liquid outlasted paiN Gaming, 2-1. Liquid received 16-9 on Overpass however dropped the second map, Nuke, 16-7 to paiN. The deciding map was Vertigo, and Liquid ran away with it, 16-4.
That consequence was nice information for Evil Geniuses. On Saturday, Evil Geniuses secured the ultimate North American slot in Stockholm by ending fifth within the regional. With paiN ending fourth, it additionally assured EG a Legends stage slot.
This would be the first Counter-Strike: World Offensive occasion for the reason that StarLadder Main greater than two years in the past. A part of the match shall be performed earlier than a reside viewers. In all, 24 groups will compete in Stockholm.
Additionally representing the North American area on the Main are Crew Liquid (Legends) and GODSENT (Contenders).
IEM Fall: North America prize pool:
1. FURIA Esports — $25,000
3. Crew Liquid — $11,000
5. Evil Geniuses — $4,000
7-8. Dangerous Information Bears, Triumph — $1,500
9-10. Additional Salt, Crew One — $750
11-12. ATK, 00Nation — none