PGL Americas RMR: Day 1 results

PGL Americas RMR: Day 1 results

The RMR cycle has started.

The first day of the Americas RMR event has come to a close, and every team completed two matches at the tournament.

The teams got divided into groups depending on their results on the first day. Four teams finished the first day with 2-0 on their record, eight teams reached 1-1, and four teams suffered two defeats in a row.

Fallen's squad started the event with 2-0
Fallen's squad started the event with 2-0

The best teams of the first day are FURIA, Complexity, Imperial, and MIBR. Three Brazilian teams are one step away from the Major, and Complexity surprised their fans with an unexpectedly confident performance. Today these teams will face each other in the BO3 standoffs, fighting for the spot at PGL Major Antwerp 2022. FURIA are going to encounter Complexity, while Imperial will battle MIBR in the Brazilian derby. Two teams to win their matches today will get Challengers or Legends spot, distributed by the Buchholz system.

Liquid didn't manage to finish the first day with a perfect record
Liquid didn't manage to finish the first day with a perfect record

The biggest group are the teams who finished the day with one victory and one defeat. These teams are Liquid, paiN, Sao Caetano, Party Astronauts, 00NATION, Evil Geniuses, Case, and Isurus. Liquid didn’t manage to show perfect performance, losing the map to 00NATION, but they still have a chance to enter PGL Major Antwerp 2022 Challengers stage. These teams will not be eliminated today, but the victory will get them closer to the Major.

The worst teams of the first day are Bad News Bears, 9z, Leviatan, and TeamOne. These squads lost two matches in a row and are at risk of elimination from the RMR event, and two of them will leave the tournament today. However, they are still able to come back and get the spots in the Challengers stage.

The second day of PGL Major Antwerp 2022 Americas RMR starts with Evil Geniuses vs 00NATION and Isurus vs Sao Caetano standoffs. There are still six spots at the Major to be distributed.