The quarter-final pairings and the bracket order of VCT Masters 1 Reykjavik were drawn earlier today after the end of Day 3.
ICELAND – Set to take place from April 15, the playoffs will be contested in a double-elimination, best-of-three (BO3) bracket, with the grand final featuring a best-of-five (BO5) series.
The first match of the playoffs will see G2 Esports lock horns with either Ninjas in Pyjamas or ZETA DIVISION, followed by a bout between Team Liquid and LOUD later that day.
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On Saturday, Paper Rex and DRX (previously Vision Strikers) will play a rematch of their opening Masters Berlin series last year, while The Guard await the opponents between OpTic Gaming and XERXIA in the final encounter of the first round.
The Group A and B decider matches will be played out tonight to finalize the playoff team list. We will witness a familiar matchup between OpTic Gaming and XERXIA Esports after meeting twice in Champions and now twice in Reykjavik – both in the opening and decider matches.
The playoffs schedule of VCT Masters 1 Reykjavik, in SGT (UTC+8), looks as follows:
|Apr 15, 01:00||🇪🇺 G2 Esports||🇧🇷 NiP/🇯🇵 ZETA|
|Apr 15, 04:00||🇪🇺 Team Liquid||🇧🇷 LOUD|
|Apr 16, 01:00||🇸🇬 Paper Rex||🇰🇷 DRX|
|Apr 16, 04:00||🇺🇸 The Guard||🇺🇸 OpTic/🇹🇭 XIA|
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