This weekend in eSports, Cloud9, which recently disbanded its CS:GO team, took home important wins in other arenas. Cloud9 White, the org’s all-female team competing in VCT Game Changers, are Series 1’s champions and winners of $20,000. Cloud9 Blue’s male roster, meanwhile, top Nerd Street Gamer’s March Monthly worth $5,000.
In the LCS, Cloud9 and Team Liquid sent 100 Thieves and Team SoloMid to the Lower Bracket; the winners will face each other on April 3rd, and the losers will face one another the next day. In Europe, MAD Lions upset Rogue; within the Strafe esports app, 86% of user predictions favored the latter.
Atlanta Faze remains undefeated in Call Of Duty, while Dallas Empire and LA Thieves are tied 4-1 in Group A. In the ESL, Heroic, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and Gambit Esports lead their respective groups, with Group D up for grabs between Astralis, Team Liquid, and Virtus.pro heading into Sunday night.
As for DOTA competition, the Singapore Major has been hindered by cases of COVID, with two teams forced to withdraw and four made to utilize subs. Natus Vincere and beastcoast withdrew on the 25th. Since then, eight players in total have been unable to attend the Major. Nigma and T1, two teams required to designate replacements, rank at the bottom of the event so far.
In other news, the ESL Mobile Open will officially include these games: Asphalt Legends, Brawl Stars, Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, PUBG Mobile, Legends or Runeterria, and Wild Rift. Rocket League will also soon be entering the mobile scene in the form of Sideswipe.
That’s this weekend in eSports – a great one for Cloud9, and a promising one for mobile gamers.