Lima Major: Six teams secure upper bracket
Team Liquid, Entity, Evil Geniuses, Gaimin Gladiators, Talon Esports and Team Spirit are the first teams to secure Lima Major upper bracket.
Lima Major is on the final day of its group stage. There are still a few games left to play out including possible sets of tiebreakers. However, here are the teams that have successfully secured upper bracket and will be chilling for the remainder of the group stage:
- Team Liquid
- Gaimin Gladiators
- Talon Esports
- Team Spirit
- Evil Geniuses
Team Liquid certain to take top seed in Group B
Entity is the first upper bracket team to have played all their games in Group B of Lima Major. After their last series win over HellRaisers, they ended up with a 4-3-1 score line and won 11 out of 16 games. Team Liquid is the other Group B team that have secured not only upper bracket but top seed as well. With zero losses and five victories, Team Liquid takes first place of the group. They do have one game left to play which will be against Team Aster. However, nothing will change for Team Liquid whatever the outcome.
Lima Major teams to secure upper bracket in Group B (Image via Liquipedia)
Gaimin Gladiators is the champion of Group A
Group A has concluded all of its games with four teams guaranteed to advance in the upper bracket of this tournament: Gaimin Gladiators, Talon Esports, Team Spirit and Evil Geniuses--a diverse group where a team from every region holds a spot at the upper bracket (minus China and North America). After a 2-0 win over PSG.LGD, Gaimin Gladiators secured first place and top seed of their group.
Lima Major teams to secure upper bracket in Group A (Image via Liquipedia)
What's left of Lima Major group stage?
There are four more games left to be played in Group B of Lima Major. Here are the upcoming games:
- Shopify Rebellion vs. beastcoast
- Geek Slate vs. BetBoom
- Knights vs. HellRaisers
- Team Liquid vs. Team Aster
In order to secure upper bracket, Team Aster and Shopify Rebellion need to at least win their series. However, if both teams win, they will need to face-off in a tiebreaker. Meanwhile, Geek Slate, BetBoom and HellRaisers to win their games to stay in the tournament. Things are about to get real spicy in the final moments of Lima Major group stage.
Stay tuned to Esports.gg for more updates and news on Lima Major.
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