Immortals, Cloud9 qualify for ELEAGUE Major Offline Qualifier

by Daniel Rosen Dec 4 2016
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Immortals and Cloud9 are the last two teams to teams to qualify for the ELEAGUE Major Offline Qualifier.

Immortals qualified through the Americas Minor Championship Atlanta 2017 winner's bracket, after taking a 2-0 win over Cloud9. IMT took two 16-11 games, one on Cobble and the other on Dust II, winning the latter map very quickly after leading 10-5 at the half.

Cloud9 rallied in the losers' bracket, qualifying with a swift 2-0 of their own over Team SoloMid. After going up 12-3 at the half, C9 completely shut out TSM's T-side, closing the map 16-3. Cache was a little closer. Despite C9's 11-4 lead at the half, TSM bounced back to take eight rounds before C9 managed to close things out 16-12.

IMT and C9 join Team Dignitas, FaZe Clan, mousesports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Counter Logic Gaming, Team EnVyUs, G2 Epsports, OpTic Gaming, TyLoo, Renegades, Vega Squadron, Team Spirit, GODSENT and HellRaisers at the offline qualifier, where the 16 teams will fight for a spot at the ELEAGUE Major in January. Eight of the aforementioned 16 teams will move on to the Major.

Daniel Rosen is a news editor for theScore esports. You can follow him on Twitter.