PGL up to date the schedule for the primary spherical of the Stockholm Main after Virtus Pro added the former forZe rifler Evgeny “FL1T” Lebedev to replace Sanjar “SANJI” Kuliev and misplaced 20 p.c of their Regional Main Rating (RMR) factors.
Because of the change, VP have dropped under Entropiq in PGL Stockholm Main’s seeding, inflicting the 2 groups to commerce opening matchups within the Challengers Stage. Entropiq will now face BIG, whereas VP will play in opposition to paiN Gaming within the first spherical of the $2 million Valve-sponsored event.
Regardless that Entropiq has gained a place within the event seeding, it doesn’t essentially imply an excellent factor—BIG is arguably a more durable matchup than paiN. The German squad has far more expertise since they play in opposition to the perfect groups on the planet on a regular basis, whereas paiN spent nearly all of the 12 months enjoying simply North American groups.
The Challengers Stage will run from Oct. 26 to 29 and simply eight of the 16 groups will proceed to the Legends Stage, the place groups like Natus Vincere, Gambit, and Ninjas in Pyjamas await. Each phases will use a Swiss system format with best-of-three matches for elimination and development video games, and best-of-one collection for the remainder of the matches.
Listed here are the PGL Stockholm Main preliminary matchups.
- 3am CT: Astralis vs. Copenhagen Flames
- 3am CT: FaZe vs. Group Spirit
- 4:15am CT: ENCE vs. GoDSENT
- 4:15am CT: VP vs. paiN
- 5:30am CT: BIG vs. Entropiq
- 5:30am CT: Movistar Riders vs. Renegades
- 6:45am CT: Heroic vs. TYLOO
- 6:45am CT: MOUZ vs. Sharks
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