Team Liquid defeated Team Envy and G2 Esports with a score of 2-0 and 2-1, respectively. The fight with the French was not the easiest for nitr0 and its teammates and the team was close to defeat. Despite this, Liquid defeated G2 and became the first participant in the final stage.
In the decisive match of Group A, G2 Esports and MIBR will compete against each other for reaching the playoffs against each other.
Intel Extreme Masters Chicago 2019 runs from July 18 to July 21. Eight teams take part in it, 6 of which became owners of direct invitations. Team Envy and Heroic made their way through the North American qualification and GG.Bet Invitational Chicago 2019, respectively.
Initially, forZe, which won the GG.Bet Invitational, were supposed to take the place of Heroic in the tournament, but due to the fact that they could not solve the visa problem, Heroic replaced forZe in the list of participants of the LAN tournament.