Rise Nation Clinch Final Spot in the CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs - Dexerto
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Rise Nation Clinch Final Spot in the CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs

Published: 18/Jul/2018 22:58 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:07

by Albert Petrosyan

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North American pro Call of Duty team Rise Nation have qualified for the CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs.

This season’s three-time event winners became the fourth and final team from Division B to qualify, joining UNILAD Esports, OpTic Gaming, and eUnited.

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Coming into the eight and final week with as Division B leaders, the question of Rise’s Playoff berth was a matter of when and not if. 

However, a loss to OpTic in Day One meant that they would have to wait until at least Day Two to clinch.

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Their qualification ended up being achieved before they even had to play their Day Two match against Luminosity Gaming.

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LG’s loss to eUnited and compLexity Gaming’s loss to Mindfreak eliminated both teams from Playoff contention, and ensured that Rise’s ticket to the postseason was stamped and ready.

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However, their work is not yet all done, as their matches against LG and UNILAD will help determine where they finish in Division B standings. 

Even if they win both matches, they will need some help from other teams if they want to finish as the first overall seed.