IEM Rio Major 2022 Champions Stage Day 2: FURIA and Heroic moved to the semifinals– Second day of the Champions Stage was nail-biting to watch. There were the last two matches of the quarterfinals, from which 2 teams FURIA and Heroic qualified to the semifinals and the competing teams got eliminated. Let us look at the highlights of the matches below.
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IEM RIO MAJOR 2022 CHAMPIONS STAGE: QUARTERFINALS
NAVI vs FURIA
This was a best of 3 series match and was very exciting match of this series. The first game was played on the maps of Nuke in which NAVI won with a score of 16 – 14. Then FURIA took things seriously and won the next two matches which were played on the maps of Ancient and Mirage with a score of 16 – 10 in each game. After this match FURIA got qualified to the semifinals and NAVI got eliminated and placed in 8th position according to the prize pool table.
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Heroic vs Spirit
This was a very one-sided match, though Spirit tried but couldn’t make it. The Heroic made Spirit sweet by winning two consecutive matches and showed them their way out of the game. The first game was on the map of Vertigo in which Heroic won with a score of 16 – 8 and in the second game they won with a score of 16 – 14 which was played on the map of overpass. After this match Heroic got qualified for the semifinals and Spirit got eliminated and placed in 7th position according to the prize pool table.
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These were the highlights of Day 2 of Champions Stage. Now there are 2 matches in the semifinals which are MOUZ vs Outsiders and Heroic vs FURIA. Let us wait and see what happens in the semi-finals of the IEM Rio Major 2022 and how will qualify to the finals.