compLexity got Wings eliminated, 1:0, in the first round of the Manila Major Lower Brackets. After placing second to last in their group during the tournament’s groupstage, Wings are the first team to be knocked out of contention in the main event. The Chinese team will walk away with $30,000. compLexity will face Team Liquid in the second round of the Lower Brackets, tomorrow, at 16:40, local time.
compLexity Gaming started off on the wrong foot at the Manila Major. They didn’t take a single win during the group stage, ended up placing last in their group and locked into the main event’s Lower Brackets.
The North-American team came back strong when it mattered the most and managed to push forward into the Manila Major Lower Brackets, after sending Wings Gaming home from the very first day.
compLexity seemed to have started the game against Wings on the back foot. They managed a turnaround at minute 26 of the game, when they team-wiped Wings, and built up on their momentum to close the game only 6 minutes later. Limmp and ZfreeK have stood out with beautifully executed plays.
The Manila Major – the third and final Major this season in advance of The International 2016 – is produced by PGL, with the main event scheduled to take place between June 7-12 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Sixteen teams will compete over six days in a double elimination tournament. Europe has six teams at the Manila Major, followed by China with four teams, the Americas and Southeast Asia with three representatives each.
Twelve teams – Na’Vi, Team Liquid, MVP.Phoenix, OG, Wings Gaming, compLexity Gaming, Alliance, Mineski, Evil Geniuses, ViCi Gaming.Reborn, Team Secret and Team Empire – will play in the first day of the main event. The second day will start out with the four remaining teams – Newbee, Digital Chaos, LGD Gaming and Fnatic – before heading further into the Lower Bracket rounds.