Team Spirit remains undefeated at Road to Rio: CIS
Team Spirit was unbeaten Tuesday in the ESL One: Road To Rio - Commonwealth of Group A competition. Independent states region.
Team Spirit (3-0) swept Team Unique winless (0-3) with a 16-2 victory on Train and a 16-11 win on Dust II.
Team Spirit went ahead of Winstrike Team (2-1), who were swept by Ze (1-2) on Tuesday, falling 16-8 on Overpass and 16-14 on Nuke.
Nemiga Gaming (2-1) went into a tie for second place after durable Gambit Youngsters (1-2). Nemiga recorded a 19-16 win at Inferno and answered a 16-13 setback at Dust II with a 16-3 win at Mirage.
The groups will play alternate days until Sunday. Group B resumes with three games on Wednesday:
- Hard Legion Esports vs. SWORD
--pro100 vs. Natus Vincere
--Syman Gaming vs. Virtus.pro
ESL One: Rio Major, a $ 2 million Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event, was originally scheduled to take place May 11-24 in Rio de Janeiro, but was delayed to Nov. 9-22 due to the pandemic. of COVID-19.
Regional qualifying events for Europe, North America and South America started on April 22 with the Asia and the Oceania regions scheduled to start on Wednesday. The teams are competing for a total of $ 255,000 in the online tournaments, as well as for the Major Regional Ranking points that will apply to the berths in ESL One: Rio Major.
The CIS event has 12 teams divided into two groups for the round-robin game consisting of the best of three matches. The winner of each group advances to the semifinals of the single-elimination playoffs, with the second and third place finalists advancing to the quarterfinals. All playoff games are the best of three.
The CIS champion will receive 350 Pro Tour points and $ 15,000 of the accumulated prize of $ 50,000. The runner-up will receive 200 Pro Tour points and $ 10,000.