WePlay! Clutch Island: Virtus.pro and Nemiga Advance to Playoffs

WePlay! Clutch Island: Virtus.pro and Nemiga Advance to Playoffs

WePlay! Clutch Island: Virtus.pro and Nemiga Advance to Playoffs

The group stage of the CIS RMR-event WePlay! Clutch Island is underway, with two teams having already secured their places in the playoffs stage – Nemiga Gaming and Virtus.pro.

Nemiga Gaming placed first in Group A after defeating Winstrike Team (2:0) and Team Spirit (2:1), while Virtus.pro showed the best result in Group B, where they outplayed Hard Legion Esports (2:1) and Gambit Youngsters (2:1). Winstrike Team and Hard Legion placed last in their groups and will compete in the match for the 7th place.

The group stage will conclude today, on June 25th. In the Group A final series ESPADA will face Team Spirit, the match is scheduled for 2:00 PM UK Time. Prior to the event, the teams faced each other only once within the previous CIS Minor Closed Qualifiers, where Team Spirit emerged victorious with the 2-0 score. In the final game of Group B Natus Vincere will compete with Gambit Youngsters, the series will begin on 5:00 PM. Although Na`Vi are currently not in the best form and earlier lost to Gambit.Y within the event, they still remain the favorites of the series.

WePlay! Clutch Island is the second Regional Major Rankings event for the CIS regions, which features a $50,000 prize pool. It will conclude on June 28th with the best-of-three final, the winner will receive $15,000 in prize money and 200 RMR points.