MIBR and paiN advance to the semifinals of Blast Showdown NA

Every team from North America have been eliminated.

The third day at Blast Premier Spring Showdown North America has ended, and two more North American teams have been eliminated.

Firstly, Complexity faced MIBR in the third quarterfinal of the event.

The match started with Dust 2, picked by MIBR. And the Brazilian team destroyed their opponents in the first half, winning 11 rounds. After the sides switched, the situation didn’t change, and MIBR finished the map 16-9.

Complexity chose Inferno and weren’t successful on their pick. The American team didn’t manage to seize an early advantage and lost the first half 9-6. MIBR didn’t hesitate on the T side and won the last map of the standoff ended 16-10 in favor of the Brazilian squad.

MIBR advance to the semifinal of Blast Showdown
MIBR advance to the semifinal of Blast Showdown

MIBR proceed to the semifinal, while Complexity leave the event, taking 5-8th.

Secondly, Liquid faced paiN in the battle for the semifinal.

PaiN picked Vertigo and confidently started the match. The Brazilian team got nine rounds on the T side and continued this trend after the sides switched. The first map of the clash ended 16-9 in favor of paiN.

Liquid leave the event after the first round
Liquid leave the event after the first round

Liquid chose Ancient and returned to the game on their pick. The American squad seized an early advantage winning nine rounds on the CT side. They had problems after the sides switched but managed to retake control of the game finishing the game 16-13.

The decider was Overpass, and it was the closest map of the standoff. Both teams were more confident on the CT side, transferring the map into the overtime. However, only one overtime series was enough to decide the winner. PaiN finished the map 19-17.

PaiN advance to the semifinal to face MIBR, while Liquid leave Blast Showdown with 5-8th.