The second game day at the PGL Major Stockholm 2021 Challengers Stage has ended, as a result of which four teams at once predetermined their fate in the championship. But if FaZe Clan and Copenhagen Flames deserve to get into the next stage of Legends, then for GODSENT and Sharks the Swedish championship has come to an end. However, even without that, the third round presented many interesting stories, some of which are worth refreshing in memory.
Third round of PGL Major Stockholm 2021 Challengers Stage
The game day began with confrontations between teams protected from relegation or promotion. However, the very first game ended as quickly as possible, since Spirit did not notice the resistance of TYLOO, having issued a confident defeat. At the same time, the BIG team played their match, risking the Inferno card and making the right decision, beating the Australians from Renegades.
This was followed by an equally striking match between ENCE and MOUZ, in which ropz and the company were unable to oppose the attack of one of the contenders for reaching the next stage. At the same time, we watched the Mirage map, on which the Russian team Entropiq beat Movistar Riders in class and continued their victorious march.
The most interesting thing remained at the end of the game day, since the first matches for promotion began. And if the victory of FaZe Clan over Virtus.pro did not surprise anyone, then the sensational defeat of Heroic by Copenhagen Flames was a real discovery of the day.
Well, in the evening there were two fights for elimination from the tournament. And if GODSENT never came up with anything against Astralis, then in a parallel match Sharks fought to the last for the right to life. However, paiN turned out to be adamant on the third decisive map, thus getting another chance to show herself in the PGL Major Stockholm 2021 Challengers Stage.
Results of the third round of the Challengers stage:
- Team Spirit (16 - 3) TYLOO.
- BIG (16 - 9) Renegades.
- ENCE (16 - 11) MOUZ.
- Movistar Riders (12 - 16) Entropiq.
- Virtus.pro (0 - 2) FaZe Clan.
- Heroic (1 - 2) Copenhagen Flames.
- Astralis (2 - 0) GODSENT.
- paiN Gaming (2 - 1) Sharks Esports.
Leaderboard after three rounds
|A place||Command||Result||Round difference||1st round||2nd round||3rd round||4th round||5th round|
|1||FaZe Clan||3-0||+21||16:12||16:11||2: 0||-||-|
|2||Copenhagen flames||3-0||+23||16:14||16:12||2: 1||-||-|
|3||BIG||2-1||+5||16: 6||16:11||16: 9||-||-|
|6||Team Spirit||2-1||+12||16: 6||11:16||16: 3||-||-|
|nine||Astralis||1-2||-2||13:16||16: 6||2: 0||-||-|
|fourteen||paiN Gaming||1-2||+7||10:16||12:16||2: 1||-||-|
|16||Sharks Esports||0-3||-23||6:16||14:16||1: 2||-||-|
Schedule of the fourth round of PGL Major Stockholm 2021 Challengers Stage
Tomorrow, October 28, six matches in the fourth round of the championship will take place. All matches will be held in BO3 format, as well as three teams will get the opportunity to get into the Legends stage. In addition, three teams will join GODSENT and Sharks, which had already left Stockholm a day earlier.
- Virtus.pro - Team Spirit.
- Heroic - Entropiq.
- BIG - ENCE.
- Movistar Riders - TYLOO.
- MOUZ - Renegades.
- Astralis - paiN.
PGL Major Stockholm 2021 runs from October 26 to November 7 in Sweden. 24 teams are competing for a prize pool of $ 2,000,000, as well as BLAST Premier and ESL Pro Tour points. The championship playoffs will take place at the Avicii Arena with spectators, while the early stages of the championship take place in a studio format.