NAVI and BIG got starting wins at PGL Major Antwerp 2022

The teams NaVi and BIG got the first starters in the main stage of PGL Major Antwerp 2022. During the first round of the competition, the teams were stronger than G2 Esports (19:17) and Imperial Esports (16:11), respectively.

The duel between G2 Esports and NAVI took place on the Mirage map, the first half of which was a tough fight. It seemed that after the change of sides, "Born to Win" finally found their game and broke away from their pursuer. However, the teams failed to determine the winner in regular time, thus going into overtime. Here, the representatives of NAVI turned out to be stronger, who got their first victory in the Major — 19:17.

A parallel meeting between BIG and Imperial Esports took place on the Nuke map. Nevertheless, the German team resolved all issues even before the switchover, having won 13 rounds for defense. In the second half, the Brazilians still tried to win back, but BIG held on to the advantage and got their first win at PGL Major Antwerp 2022 — 16:11.

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PGL Major Antwerp 2022 takes place from 9 to 22 May at the Antwerps Sportpaleis in Belgium. During the championship, 24 teams from Europe, the CIS, Asia, Oceania, North and South America are fighting for a prize pool of $1,000,000, ranking points in the EPT and BLAST Premier tables, as well as one ticket to BLAST Premier: World Final 2022.

Intermediate results of PGL Major Antwerp 2022