EG Black secure last ESL Challenger Melbourne 2023 ticket

The second Evil Geniuses roster, which competes under the EG Black tag, completed the ESL Challenger Melbourne 2023 team list. North Americans qualified for the LAN event by winning the qualifier for their region.

EG Black kicked off the qualifying cycle with a successful performance at the open qualifiers. After taking over Strife in the closed qualifiers, the team lost to ATK and dropped to the lower bracket, where they managed to best Vendetta. In the grand final, EG Black took revenge on ATK with a scoreline of 2:1 – 16:8 on Vertigo, 13:16 on Mirage and 16:12 on Inferno.

The results of the North American Closed Qualifier are:

Besides EG Black at ESL Challenger Melbourne 2023, which will be held in Australia from April 28-30, seven other rosters will compete for $100,000 in prize money and a berth at ESL Pro League Season 18.

The team list for ESL Challenger Melbourne 2023 looks as follows:

 Bad News Eagles
 Rare Atom
 EG Black