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MLG Americas Minor: Event Recap

MLG Americas Minor concluded today, here's an event recap.
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MLG’s Americas Minor Championship finished up today with two intense series. We saw three teams battle it out today for their share of $50,000 and a spot in the ESL One Cologne 2016 Qualifier. 

Here is your recap:

Grand Finals

OpTic Gaming took the first place prize of $30,000 and a spot in the ESL One Cologne Qualifier. The runner up, Tempo Storm, took the second place prize of $15,000 and also a spot in the ESL One Cologne Qualifier.

OpTic Gaming won 2-1 against Tempo Storm

  • Tempo Storm won 16-13 against OpTic Gaming on Dust 2
  • OpTic Gaming won 16-13 against Tempo Storm on Train
  • OpTic Gaming won 16-12 against Tempo Storm on Nuke

Winners’ Final

OpTic Gaming winning the Winners’ Final secured their spot in the Grand Finals, while Tempo Storm would have to win in the Losers’ Final to join OpTic.

OpTic Gaming won 2-0 against Tempo Storm

  • OpTic Gaming won 16-7 against Tempo Storm on Train
  • OpTic Gaming won 16-6 against Tempo Storm on Cobblestone

Losers’ Final

Tempo Storm winning the Losers’ Final let them advance to the Grand Finals to fight it out with OpTic Gaming.

Tempo Storm won 2-0 against Team SoloMid

  • Tempo Storm won 16-6 against Team SoloMid on Dust 2
  • Tempo Storm won 16-14 against Team SoloMid on Cobblestone

Losers’ Round 1

Team SoloMid winning Round 1 advanced to the Losers’ final to fight it out against Tempo Storm to advance to the Grand Finals.

Team SoloMid won 2-0 against Selfless Gaming

  • Team SoloMid won 16-13 against Selfless Gaming on Train
  • Team SoloMid won 19-17 against Selfless Gaming on Cobblestone

Semi-Finals

Tempo Storm and OpTic Gaming won their matches to advance to the Winners’ Final, while Selfless Gaming and Team SoloMid lost their matches moved to the Losers’ Bracket.

Tempo Storm won 2-0 against Selfless Gaming

  • Tempo Storm won 16-4 against Selfless Gaming on Cache
  • Tempo Storm won 16-5 against Selfless Gaming on Cobblestone

OpTic Gaming won 2-1 against Team SoloMid

  • OpTic Gaming won 16-7 against Team SoloMid on Overpass
  • Team SoloMid won 16-8 against OpTic Gaming on Cache
  • OpTic Gaming won 16-11 against Team SoloMid on Mirage

Congratulations to OpTic Gaming on their fantastic performance throughout the tournament.


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