9INE Secure Spot in Gamers8 2023 via Last Chance Qualifier
On the evening of July 13, the Last Chance Qualifier matches concluded, determining the final participant of Gamers8 2023.
In the final of the qualifying tournament, 9INE met SAW. All previous matches were held in a best-of-1 format, and during the tournament, 9INE beat teams such as Team Spirit, Aurora Gaming, and 1win. On the road to the final, SAW defeated ALTERNATE aTTaX, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and Astralis.
In the best-of-3 final, 9INE won Ancient (16:10), after which SAW leveled the series on Vertigo (8:16), but on the decisive Anubis, 9INE were stronger (16:8).
As a result, 9INE have qualified for Gamers8. The tournament with a prize pool of $1,000,000 will take place in Saudi Arabia from August 16 to August 20.
The following 16 teams will participate:
- Team Falcons
- FaZe Clan
- FURIA Esports
- G2 Esports
- Team Liquid
- Natus Vincere
- Team Vitality