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HCS Las Vegas Championship Sunday Recap

Two teams will move on to Burbank and one team walked home with a cool $10,000 payday from Vegas. Catch up on all the action in this recap.
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After a long day of Halo, the Open Circuit Finals and the Championship Bracket were both decided, which meant two teams were moving on to Burbank and the Open Circuit got a good look at the Pro Circuit teams.

Several teams, like PNDA Gaming and Most Wanted, were some of the considerable favorites that eventually fell to 3sUp and 6S Gaming in the Open Circuit Finals. 3sUp and 6S Gaming are going to be facing off against Team Allegiance and Enigma6 at the Relegation Tournament in Burbank on Dec. 10.

Here's how the rest of the Open Circuit Finals matches went:


Winners Semifinals

#2 3sUp 3 - 0 #6 6S Gaming

#5 Dynasty 3 - 1 #8 PNDA Gaming


Losers Quarterfinals

#6 6S Gaming 3 - 1 #1 Most Wanted

#8 PNDA Gaming 3 - 0 #7 Bittersweet


Losers Semifinal

#6 6S Gaming 3 - 1 #8 PNDA Gaming


Winners Finals

#2 3sUp 3 - 0 #5 Dynasty

(3sUp Qualifies for Relegation Tournament)


Losers Finals

#6 6S Gaming 3 - 1 #5 Dynasty

(6S Gaming Qualifies for Relegation Tournament


Along with upsets in the Open Circuit Finals, several pro teams saw their time in the championship bracket cut short, such as Enigma6, who was taken out of the winners bracket by Evil Geniuses and exited the tournament via a 3sUp reverse sweep.

Here's the full bracket of the matches in the Championship Bracket:


Round One:

BYES: Team EnVyUs, 3sUp Gaming

#4 Evil Geniuses 3 - 0 #13 Most Wanted

#5 Enigma6 3 - 0 #12 PNDA Gaming

#2 Team Liquid 3 - 0 #15 Solstice

#7 FAB Esports 3 - 0 #10 6S Gaming

#3 Str8 Rippin 3 - 0 #14 Bittersweet

#6 Allegiance 3 - 0 #11 Dynasty


Losers Round One:

#12 PNDA Gaming 3 - 1 #13 Most Wanted

#10 6S Gaming 3 - 0 #15 Solstice

#14 Bittersweet 3 - 2 #11 Dynasty


Winners Quarterfinals:

#1 EnVyUs 3 - 0 #9 3sUp

#4 Evil Geniuses 3 - 2 #5 Enigma6

#2 Team Liquid 3 - 0 #7 FAB Esports

#6 Allegiance 3 - 0 #3 Str8 Rippin


Losers Round Two:

BYE: Str8 Rippin

#7 FAB Esports 3 - 0 #12 PNDA Gaming

#5 Enigma6 3 - 1 #10 6S Gaming

#9 3sUp 3 - 0 #14 Bittersweet


Losers Round Three:

#3 Str8 Rippin 3 - 1 #7 FAB Esports

#9 3sUp 3 - 2 #5 Enigma6


Winners Semifinals:

#1 EnVyUs 3 - 2 #4 Evil Geniuses

#2 Team Liquid 3 - 2 #6 Allegiance


Losers Quarterfinals:

#3 Str8 Rippin 3 - 2 #4 Evil Geniuses

#6 Allegiance 3 - 2 #9 3sUp


Losers Semifinal:

#6 Allegiance 3 - 1 #3 Str8 RIppin


Winners Finals:

#2 Team Liquid 3 - 1 #1 EnVyUs


Losers Finals:

#1 EnVyUs 3 - 1 #6 Allegiance


Grand Finals:

#1 EnVyUs 4 - 2 #2 Team Liquid

#1 EnVyUs 4 - 3 #2 Team Liquid


Do you see 3sUp or 6S Gaming taking a Pro League spot in Burbank later in December? Does nV's performance in Vegas prove that they can challenge OpTic for the best LAN team in Halo?

Let us know in the comments below and for all your Halo and general esports updates, make sure you are following us on Twitter, @GAMURScom.

James Mattone is a journalist for GAMURS and can be contacted on Twitter -@TheJamesMattone.

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