Nov 16, 2020
Last Two Teams for the World Finals: paiN Gaming and Team Queso!
Last weekend, Week 1 of the CRL West Fall Playoffs came to an end. In the crucial Quarterfinals, paiN Gaming and Team Queso defeated Spacestation Gaming and Cream Real Betis respectively to win the last 2 tickets to the 2020 CRL World Finals.
The Brazilian pride paiN Gaming had a rough start, but they came back with an end-of-season 4-win streak and reached the Playoffs with a Regular Season 5th place finish.
In the Quarterfinals of the Playoffs, paiN Gaming was matched against Spacestation Gaming. They fell behind by 1-2 in the first 3 sets, but with Lucas winning the deciding Set 4 and then Wallace clean sweeping his opponents in Set 5, they defeated the Spring Season Champions and marched to the Semifinals.
Meanwhile, Team Queso, the 3rd place finishers of the Regular Season, won over Cream Real Betis and moved forward under the lead of RUBÉN, the Master of Solo. After 2 years, this European powerhouse finally got their chance to stand on the international stage once again.
By now, all of the 8 participants of the World Finals are settled in, and they are: Nova Esports, PONOS, W.EDGM, and FAV gaming from CRL East; SK Gaming, Team Queso, Tribe Gaming and paiN Gaming from CRL West. These 8 teams will battle it out in Shanghai on December 5th and 6th for the ultimate glory.
And this weekend, get ready to see the final showdown of the CRL West. Tribe Gaming and paiN Gaming will fight for 3rd place, while SK Gaming and Team Queso will clash for the Fall Season’s Championship. Who will be crowned the Champions of the West?
Let's wait and see!