The closed qualifier for BLAST Pro Series: Moscow 2019 has completed. The best two teams – forZe and AVANGAR – will participate in the Play-In Stage, the winner of which will get the last spot at the main event.
The closed qualifier was held on August 10-11th and featured 8 teams from the CIS region competing in a double-elimination playoffs bracket. faZe made it all the way through the upper bracket, where they defeated buAksib (2-0), Nemiga Gaming (2-1), and Winstrike Team (2-0). AVANGAR outplayed Vega Squadron (2-0) in the first round, but then lost to Winstrike (0-2) and dropped to the lower bracket. There they defeated buAksib (2-0), Nemiga (2-0), and Winstrike (2-0).
These two teams will participate in the Play-In Stage, which will take place on September 13th at VTB Arena in Moscow. It will feature a best-of-three series, the winner of which will play in the main part of the event.
BLAST Pro Series: Moscow 2019 is scheduled for September 13-14th. The tournament will feature six teams competing for a $250,000 prize pool. Earlier the organizers invited MIBR, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas, ENCE and Team Vitality.