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May 2nd, 2021

Renewed Fnatic roster qualifies for VCT EMEA Challengers finals

Fnatic not easily beat Gambit Esports in the semi-finals of the VCT EMEA Challengers Playoffs 2:0.

Gambit Esports chose Icebox, which is one of the team's best maps. Start of the first half was negative for Gambit, losing 8:0. With a little bit of focus, the team were able to bring the first half score to 9:3. After losing on the pistol round, they were able to rehabilitate, but that was enough for a few rounds. Icebox ended 13:6 in favour of Fnatic. Fnatic's pick was Bind, which is one of Gambit's best maps. The second map started well for the Russians, who managed to win the first half 3:9. Unfortunately, it wasn't enough and Fnatic made an incredible comeback, beating their opponents in the end 13:11.

VCT EMEA CHALLENGERS PLAYOFFS RESULTS: SEMI-FINAL

Fnatic [13:6] Gambit Esports @ Icebox

Fnatic [13:11] Gambit Esports @ Bind

This win earns Fnatic a ticket to Iceland and a chance to compete for $42,000 in the grand final against Team Liquid.