NAVI beat BIG to earn IEM Rio Major 2022 playoff ticket

The fifth round of the Legends Stage at IEM Rio Major 2022 saw NAVI beat BIG 2:0 – 16:12 on Mirage and 16:11 on Dust2. Following the results of the meeting, the Black-and-Yellow side moved to the 3-2 pool and advanced to the playoffs.

BIG finished the tournament in 9-11th place and earned $20,000. The Germans started the competition from the Challengers Stage, where they bested FURIA, Grayhound and 9z, after which came out on top of Sprout and MOUZ in the Legends Stage but then consecutively lost to FURIA, fnatic and NAVI.

The Legends Stage will conclude today with the match between Team Spirit and Liquid, which kicks off at midnight on November 9. The winner of this encounter will round out the list of teams that will compete in the playoffs.

The Legends Stage's current results are:

The full schedule, up-to-date results and live broadcast of IEM Rio Major 2022 can be found on the tournament page on our website via this link.