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Cloud9 Blue triumph at NSG Tournament – Qualifier

Cloud9 Blue triumph at NSG Tournament – Qualifier

Naim "EnKay" Rosinski


Cloud9 Blue, the male Cloud9 roster, has triumphed at NSG Tournament – Qualifier. The Nerd Street Gamers main event offers the chance for four teams from the North America (NA) region to qualify for Valorant’s First Strike event. This qualifier saw the top 16 teams move on to the main event, where they will fight to the bone to participate at the elite First Strike tournament.

Cloud9 Blue Take Best Seed

Though winning Round of 32 was enough to qualify for First Strike North America – NSG Tournament, higher seeding should put up the team against easier opponents. Tyson “TenZ” Ngo’s side has take the best seed possible by coming out on top after defeating Team Envy in the grand finale with a 2:1 score in maps.

Third place match-up saw Gen.G take on Team SoloMid (TSM). TSM bested Gen.G in similar fashion, with a 2:1 score in maps. A 13:4 scoreline on the decider map, Split, saw ultimate domination from one of NA’s most elite teams, TSM.

The qualifier event saw the following teams moving forward into the main event that kicks off November 4.

  • Cloud9 Blue (1st place)
  • Team Envy (2nd place)
  • Team SoloMid (3rd place)
  • Gen.G Esports (4th place)
  • The Slimy Boogerman
  • 100 Thieves
  • Sentinels
  • T1
  • XSET
  • Spot Up
  • Complexity Gaming
  • Luminosity Gaming
  • Dignitas
  • Renegades
  • Equinox Esports
  • Built By Gamers

Stay tuned for the NSG Main event from November 4, as teams will fight it out for one of four places in the First Strike event.

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