The New Challengers Stage of FACEIT Major London is still unfolding and we are slowly approaching the end of this first round of competition. Space Soldiers and Virtus Pro are already eliminated when NiP and Liquid are already qualified..

Team Liquid and Ninjas in Pajamas have secured their spots at The New Legends stage – the group stage of the Faceit London Major. The two teams were the first to reach the three wins and secured their place in the next phase of the World Cup. The triumphs took place last night.


Opening the round at the FACEIT Major, Epitacio “Taco” Filho and company beat Vega Squadron 19-17 in the Cache. The result, coupled with previous victories against OpTic Gaming and HellRaisers, have conditioned Liquid to advance.

NiP, meanwhile, had a tough game against favorite Astralis. After four overtimes, Christopher “GeT_RighT” Alesund and his team-mates came out victorioes 28-26 at the Mirage.

Earlier in the row, NiP had already beaten Virtus.pro and TyLoo.

Now Liquid and NiP join MIBR, FaZe Clan, Fnatic, Natus Vincere, Cloud9, Mousesports, G2 Esports and Winstrike at The New Legends stage – which starts next Wednesday (12).

The New Challengers stage runs through Sunday (9) and will also reward six other teams with a place in the major’s group stage at FACEIT Major.

FACEIT Major

Credits: FACEIT

The players of NiP, Astralis, TyLoo and OpTic are very present following their marathons matches full of overtimes. dupreeh, k0nfig, Lekr0 and somebody have all been the best players in their teams statistically in these games and therefore occupy places in various categories. Note the great performance of snatchie in the carnage Virtus Pro. Here are the players who showed the best face on the third day of competition:

The most kills

  • 30 -Ukraine⁠ Dmitriy ” jR ” Chervak ​​(Vega)
  • 30 -russia⁠ ⁠Anton ” tonyblack ” Kolesnikov (Vega)
  • 29 -sweden⁠ ⁠Jonas ” Lekr0 ” Olofsson (NiP)
  • 28 -russia⁠ ⁠Dmitry ” S0tF1k ” Forostyanko (Spirit)
  • 28  -United Kingdom⁠ ⁠Owen ” smooya ” Butterfield (BIG)

The most kills on AWP

  • 20 -Ukraine⁠ Dmitriy ” jR ” Chervak ​​(Vega)
  • 19 -kazakhstan⁠ ⁠Rustem ” soft ” Telepov (Gambit)
  • 16 -indonesia⁠ Kevin ” xccurate ” Susanto (TyLoo)
  • 16 -United Kingdom⁠ ⁠Owen ” smooya ” Butterfield (BIG)
  • 14  -denmark⁠ ⁠ Jakob ” JUGi ” Hansen (OpTic)

Best K / D ratio:

  • +14 -kazakhstan⁠ Rustem ” soft ” Telepov (Gambit)
  • +14 -sweden⁠ ⁠Jonas ” Lekr0 ” Olofsson (NiP)
  • +12  -denmark⁠ Nicolai ” device ” Reedtz (Astralis)
  • +11 -russia⁠ ⁠Dmitry ” S0tF1k ” Forostyanko (Spirit)
  • +11  -russia⁠ ⁠Anton ” tonyblack ” Kolesnikov (Vega)

Damage per round on average

  • 120.0 -russia⁠ ⁠Dmitry ” S0tF1k ” Forostyanko (Spirit)
  • 104.0 -kazakhstan⁠ Rustem ” soft ” Telepov (Gambit)
  • 102.8  -turkey⁠ ⁠İsmailcan ” XANTARES ” Dörtkardeş (Space Soldiers)
  • 100.9 -turkey⁠ ⁠Buğra ” Calyx ” Arkın (Space Soldiers)
  • 100.9 -United Kingdom⁠ ⁠ Rory ” dephh ” Jackson (compLexity)

The most opening kills

  • 7 -sweden⁠ ⁠Patrik ” f0rest ” Lindberg (NiP)
  • 6 -russia⁠ ⁠Dmitry ” S0tF1k ” Forostyanko (Spirit)
  • 6  -United States⁠ ⁠Hunter ” SicK ” Mims (Rogue)

The most assists

  • 15  -germany⁠ Fatih ” gob b ” Dayik (BIG)
  • 13 -germany⁠ Johannes ” nex ” Maget (BIG)
  • 12 -denmark⁠ Nicolai ” device ” Reedtz (Astralis)
  • 10  -Australia⁠ Ricky ” Rickeh ” Mulholland (Rogue)
  • 10 -denmark”Peter” dupreeh “Rasmussen (Astralis)