The Argentine squad faces from 9:00 p.m. against the Chinese team RNGUp and DRX from South Korea.
The Argentine squad Isurus Gaming faces from 19 against the Chinese team Royal Never Give Up (RNGUp) and DRX from South Koreatwo high-risk commitments to continue with chances of accessing the group stage of the League of Legends World Cup, Worlds 2022.
The instance of play-in It begins to enter its stage of definitions. Among the teams that have not yet found their place in the tournament is Isurus Gaming that after two defeats (MAD Lions and Saigon Buffalo) will face their matches this Saturday with the overwhelming need to win to go up, first, in the table and yearn to reach Sunday with chances for the instances in the United States.
The manager of Isurus, Markus “ukkyr” Leuemberger, spoke with Clarion about the team’s aspirations for what is to come: “There are 3 games left, if we win two we force a tiebreak and go to a BO 5 and qualify directly; if we win 3 games we go third. It’s like mathematically the classification is in our hands. Everything will be lost when mathematically we are completely out.
Only at 21 in Argentina (19 in Mexico) will it be Isurus Gaming’s turn against the difficult squad Royal Never Give Up Although they are 1-1 in Group B, they have a fearsome track record at the international level.
Already about the closing of the day and the dawn of Argentina, the Tiburó will face its last commitment against the South Korean DRX, leader of Group B after beating Istanbul Wildcats, RNG and Saigon Buffalo.
Worlds 2022: who are Royal Never Give Up and DRX, the rivals of Isurus
the chinese team Royal Never Give Up (RNG) It is one of the 24 classic teams that come from the giant of Oriente in this kind of events year after year.
As a direct precedent, the squad led by Chen “Breath” Che arrived in Mexico as champion of the last two half-term MSI “world cups” of the competitive season of League of Legends, and only missed the Worlds since 2016. Without a doubt, the most complex commitment of Isurus Gaming.
For their part, the drx koreans they know what it is to become strong in this kind of tournaments. At Worlds 2020, they were eliminated in the quarterfinals by later champion DWG KIA (then known as Damwon Gaming).
After the absence of Worlds 2021, DRX kept Hong “Pyosik” Chang-hyeon, a member of the 2020 team, for this Play-In, but added Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu and former world champion with DWG, Cho “BeryL “Geon-hee. Both are among the most experienced of the quintet for this Worlds 2022.
Worlds 2022: LOUD struck against FNATIC
The first game on Saturday featured the Europeans from fnatic against the Brazilians LOUD who surprised with a solid and forceful game during the 36 minutes that the game lasted.
LOUD’s victory is the first for a Brazilian team against a major region (China, Europe or South Korea) in Play-In history since 2016when this instance was incorporated as a filter prior to the group stage.
With this result, the European leader of Group A could not seal his qualification for the group stage in New York this Saturday, while the South American managed to settle down and sow expectations in the rest of his rivals for what is to come.
Worlds 2022, day 3: match schedule
- 17.00 LOUD vs. Fnatic
- 18.00 MAD Lions vs. Saigon Buffalo
- 19.00 Beyond Gaming vs. DFM.
- 20.00 Evil Geniuses vs. Chiefs EsportsClub
- 21.00 Royal Never Give Up vs. Isurus Gaming.
- 22.00 Chiefs Esports Club vs. Beyond Gaming.
- 23.00 Royal Never Give Up vs. Istanbul Wildcats
- 23.59 Isurus vs. XRD