9z past Durany to attend BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2021
South American team 9z qualified for the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2021 by winning the FiReLEAGUE Latin Power Spring 2021 regional tournament. In the deciding match, which also featured a $25,000 cash prize, Bruno "bit" Lima's team defeated Durany's full-Argentine lineup 2-1 on maps.
9z and Durany advanced to the playoffs from the top of their respective groups and defeating Malvinas and Meta, respectively, in the semifinals stage. Both squads did not lose a single map on their way to the grand finals.
FiReLEAGUE Latin Power Spring 2021 playoff results:
BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2021 is scheduled for April 13-18 in LAN format. In addition to two slots in the league's spring season finale, sixteen contestants will draw a cash prize of $162,500.
Current BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2021 participants list:
Winner of European qualifiers (Fantasyexpo Cup Spring 2021)
Winner of Scandinavian qualifiers (BLAST Nordic Masters Spring 2021)
Winner of the Iberian qualifiers (LVP Unity Cup 2021)
Winner of North American qualifiers (VENN Invitational Spring 2021)