CYCLOPS athlete gaming have been one spherical away from upsetting Crew BDS as we speak within the Rainbow Six Siege Six Invitational. Sadly for CAG, the loss locks them into the tenth place in Group A, which means they’re eradicated from SI.
Initially, it regarded as if CAG have been going to tug off the upset in opposition to the SI favorites BDS. They raced out to a 3-0 lead in spherical rely, which was shortly evened by BDS as soon as they headed to their defensive half. CAG have been solely in a position to safe victories in opposition to Crew Liquid and Crew oNe. Regardless of having the identical quantity of wins within the group stage as Cloud9, Cloud9 holds the head-to-head tiebreaker.
CAG have been removed from a pushover, nevertheless. They took the 2 main groups of their group, BDS and Crew Empire, to the utmost quantity of allotted time beyond regulation.
Had CAG received, they might’ve been in one of many decrease finishers of their group. The highest 4 groups of every group go instantly to the higher bracket, primarily guaranteeing them a double-elimination event as an alternative of a single-elimination event. These from fifth to ninth in Group A, which can embrace Cloud9, will head to a single-elimination decrease bracket.
CAG might be flying out of France in lower than 48 hours, in response to the event’s COVID protocols. BDS have solidified their place within the higher bracket with the 8-7 win.
Just one different group might be eradicated within the group stage at SI: the eighth-place finisher of Group B. The group stage will finish Might 16, and the playoff stage will start on Might 19.