FACEIT Major: Only Eight Teams Are Left
The New Legends stage of FACEIT Major: London 2018 has concluded, with only eight teams remaining in the competition: compLexity Gaming, Team Liquid, Astralis, Natus Vincere, BIG, FaZe Clan, HellRaisers, and MIBR. The final playoffs stage of the major CS:GO tournament with $1,000,000 on the line will begin on September 20th.
The New Legends stage was held on September 12-16. Eight best teams from the first stage and the teams placed 1st-8th at the previous major competed in a Swiss System Format, with rounds 1-4 being best-of-one and the final fifth round being best-of-three. Only half of the teams advanced to the next stage.
New Legends Results:
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The competition will be resumed on September 20th at SSE Arena, Wembley. The teams will compete in a single-elimination bracket with all matches, including the grand finals, being best-of-three.
Opening Matches of The New Champions (UK Time):
- 03:15 PM – compLexity Gaming vs MIBR
- 06:45 PM – BIG vs Natus Vincere
- 04:15 PM – Team Liquid vs HellRaisers
- 07:45 PM – Astralis vs FaZe Clan
All participants of the final stage received the Legends status and are invited to the second stage of the next major. The grand finals will be played on September 23rd. The winner of the tournament will get $500,000 in prize money.