Day three of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition in Krakow, Poland saw two teams clinch quarterfinal spots and two teams pack their bags after being eliminated on Tuesday.
In the round three low matches, Penta Sports eliminated Vega Squadron, while FlipSid3 Tactics knocked out a heavily favored FaZe Clan. Gambit Esports and BIG took the first two bracket slots from Virtus Pro and SK Gaming, respectively.
The mid matches involving North, Mousesports, Natus Vincere, Immortals, G2 Esports, Cloud9, Fnatic, and Astralis determined who will play in the round four high and low matches for the final day of the group stage. The scores for today’s matches are listed below.
Round three low matches
Vega 16-14 Penta
Round three mid matches
Round three high matches
The swiss format matchups for day four are also shown below. When teams have completed their matches for the day, they will be randomly paired with other teams of the same record, in accordance with the swiss format, for the following day’s best-of-one games.
1-2 low matches
4am ET: Mousesports vs. Cloud9
5:30am ET: FlipSid3 Tactics vs. Penta Sports
7am ET: Natus VIncere vs. Fnatic
2-1 high matches
8:30am ET: G2 Esports vs. Astralis
10:00am ET: North vs. Virtus Pro
11:30am ET: SK Gaming vs. Immortals
2-2 decider matches
1pm ET: TBD
2:30pm ET: TBD
4pm ET: TBD
The playoff dreams for many teams will inevitably come true or be broken in tomorrow’s final group stage matches.