Esport – Counter-Strike: the Major for Outsiders

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Esport – Counter-Strike: the Major for Outsiders

If the Rio Major on counter strike has set new high standards in terms of organization and atmosphere, the final of the competition will leave many people hungry. This Sunday evening, Outsiders easily beat the Danes of Heroic (16-12, 16-5) in Brazil, thus concluding a tournament that was completely unpredictable in terms of results… and a little disappointing in terms of the level of play offered. The poster for the final also suffered from a clear lack of enthusiasm due to the absence of the most popular clubs on the circuit.

James, finally titled

tough winner of the Furia premises on Saturday evening, in the semi-finals, Heroic was out of juice. His very aggressive style hit a wall: the structure, the discipline of Outsiders and its captain Dzhami “Jame” Ali, finally winner of the most prestigious title of the competitive circuit of counter strike and MVP of the competition by the way. The Danes never gave the impression of making their opponents doubt, who thus succeed FaZe Clan on the charts.

This Major is also, unofficially, the second in the history of Virtus Pro, a Russian structure prohibited from participating in tournaments under its official identity because of its proximity to the government. since the start of the invasion of Ukraine. The name “Outsiders” was created to allow his team to compete in competitions. Not very successful during the last major meetings of the calendar, it surprised everyone in Rio.

Despite a slight lack of passion when their representatives weren’t playing, Brazil hosted a pretty extraordinary Major thanks to their fans and one of the greatest moments in esports as a whole in some ways. The bar has been set very high for the next meeting of this tournament category… in France, in the spring of 2023.

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