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Action underway at IEM Road to Rio American RMR

Field Level Media
06 Oct 2022, 02:40 GMT+10

Action got underway Wednesday at the Intel Extreme Masters Road to Rio's American Regional Major Ranking event in Stockholm.

The American RMR continues through Sunday in a Swiss system format. Elimination and advancement matches are best-of-three and all other matches are best-of-one.

The top six finishers in the 16-team event will advance to the $1.25 million IEM Rio Major 2022, which runs from Oct. 31-Nov. 13 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In Round 1 action Wednesday, FURIA Esports defeated Infinity 16-2 on Ancient; Imperial Esports beat Isurus by the same score on Overpass; paiN Gaming beat Arctic eSports 16-13 on Nuke; Evil Geniuses defeated Nouns Esports 16-7 on Mirage; Complexity Gaming beat ATK 16-5 on Vertigo; 9z Team earned a 19-16 overtime win against 00 Nation on Overpass; MIBR defeated O Plano 16-9 on Nuke; and Team Liquid defeated Team oNe eSports 16-6 on Dust II.

Thursday's schedule:

Round 2 High matches:

--FURIA vs. Evil Geniuses

--9z vs. Imperial

--Liquid vs. MIBR

--Complexity vs. paiN

Round 2 Low matches:

--Arctic vs. ATK

--Nouns vs. Infinity

--Isurus vs. 00 Nation

--O Plano vs. oNe

American Regional Major Rankings event standings with won-loss record:

T1. 9z Team, 1-0

T1. Complexity Gaming, 1-0

T1. Evil Geniuses, 1-0

T1. FURIA Esports, 1-0

T1. Imperial Esports, 1-0

T1. MIBR, 1-0

T1. paiN Gaming, 1-0

T1. Team Liquid, 1-0

T9. 00 Nation, 0-1

T9. Arctic eSports, 0-1

T9. ATK, 0-1

T9. Infinity, 0-1

T9. Isurus, 0-1

T9. Nouns Esports, 0-1

T9. O Plano, 0-1

T9. Team oNe eSports, 0-1

--Field Level Media

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