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Rugratz qualify to IEM Beijing-Haidian; Yeah and Rebirth to fight for final spot
The Brazilian/American side have looked vulnerable in their matches in the event thus far, while Rebirth are fresh off of a roster change.
Written by: tolkienfanatic    November 1st 2020 10:59 am    #Rugratz #Yeah #Rebirth #Mythic #cxzi #mada #IEMBeijing-Haidian2020 #curry #phantom #Sneaky #XotiC #4pack #zNf #adreN #Chaos #EvilGeniuses #Liquid #oNe #Triumph #NewEnglandWhalers  

cxzi helped Rugratz steamroll through to the main event

Rugratz have qualified to IEM Beijing-Haidian after twin 2-0 victories over Rebirth and Yeah.

IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 North America Closed Qualifier
Best of three maps
Rebirth
2 - 1
Mythic
de_overpass 16 - 9 de_overpass
de_dust2 11 - 16 de_dust2
de_train 16 - 9 de_train

IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 North America Closed Qualifier
Best of three maps
Rugratz
2 - 0
Yeah
de_overpass 16 - 10 de_overpass
de_train 16 - 10 de_train
de_inferno de_inferno

The feat was made more impressive by the fact that the team were utilizing Danny "cxzi" Strzelczyk in place of Adam "mada" Pampuch, who announced his departure from the team following their last (non-forfeited) MDL match of the season.

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Yeah's loss to Rugratz came after the Advanced side were tested by Mythic, needing all three maps to win their opening series of the qualifier.

IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 North America Closed Qualifier
Best of three maps
Yeah
2 - 1
Mythic
de_train 16 - 11 de_train
de_overpass 14 - 16 de_overpass
de_nuke 16 - 11 de_nuke

In the lower bracket, Mythic again went to three maps, this time against a Rebirth side featuring Rahul "curry" Nemani in place of Ali "phantom" Sachs. Mythic themselves utilized Donovan "zNf" Froid instead of Eric "adreN" Hoag in the series. Kevin "4pack" Przypasniak starred for the victors, going 87-49 over the course of the series.

IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 North America Closed Qualifier
Best of three maps
Rebirth
2 - 1
Mythic
de_overpass 16 - 9 de_overpass
de_dust2 11 - 16 de_dust2
de_train 16 - 9 de_train

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That result sets up the final match of the qualifier between Rebirth and Yeah today a 3 PM EST, with the winners advancing to join Rugratz in the main event.

The current team list for IEM Beijing-Haidian is:

us Chaos us Evil Geniuses
us Liquid br oNe
us Triumph us New England Whalers
us Rugratz world Yeah/Rebirth

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#1 el_jack0
2020-11-01 13:16
Rebirth has been owning lately for sure
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