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G2 Esports qualify for BLAST R6 Major Atlanta Phase 2

The world champions have qualified for the next stage of the competition after a narrow victory against DarkZero Esports.

Banner image: Ubisoft / Kiril B.

G2 Esports have qualified for the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta Phase 2 after defeating DarkZero Esports by 8-6 on Oregon.

On Day 1, the European powerhouse moved to the Upper Bracket Finals after defeating FURY. Meanwhile, DarkZero Esports ran over Knights to secure the second spot in the decisive match.

Although the game was very one-sided, the Six Invitational 2023 champions forced overtime by the skin of their teeth. A well-timed grenade from Jake "Virtue" Grannan killed Gaven "Gaveni" Black, who was less than one second away from defusing and giving his team the win.

Later on, G2 Esports only needed two rounds to claim victory. With this result, the Europeans joined their fellows Team BDS and in the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta. Previously, Geekay Esports and LOS had also qualified for the second phase of the competition.

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