Earlier today, FaZe clan became the first grand finalist in the PGL Antwerp Major 2022 after taking down team Spirit in quite an unusual manner, directly with a knife kill to win it all. Even though FaZe clan finished off the series with a win, this entire series hasn’t been easy by any means. At the very last minute of the game, Finn “Karrigan” Andersan closed out the win in the most exciting way possible, by getting a knife kill on Abdul “Degster” Ganasov, to win twenty three to twenty five.
Ninjaboogie former Team SMG player shared recently that he was kicked out of the team on May 20th. Roster changes are quite usual within esports however the possible reason Ninjaboogie provided for the chop is incredible to hear. According to the former Team SMG player, he was released from the team because they believed he would perform badly due to his recent mother passing. His explanation caused community wide criticism of the esports team’s decision.
South America is well known to produce talent, however mainly within the first person shooter genre. We rarely see players from minor regions pushing towards high tournament placings, but there are two teams that put their trust in the region. Today we will see Thunder Awaken and TSM’s rise to power in the Stockholm ESL One Major.
After a grueling groups stage filled with rematches, upsets and absolute bangers, the Mid Season Invitational is set to start its rumble stage on May 20. Where six teams in T1, G2, Evil Geniuses, Saigon Buffalo, PSG Talon and Royal Never Give Up, will battle it out in 5 days to scale all the way to the finals.