Rise and Cloud9 Blue won first matchups in NA LCQ
Rise and Cloud9 Blue started their way in North America Last Chance Qualifier with victories.
NA LCQ resumed 13 days later after Riot Games decided to suspend the tournament due to various problems. Initially, the NA LCQ was supposed to take place on LAN, but after the first day it was transferred to online.
FaZe Clan continued to dominate in the match, won first half on Ascent 7:5. But after incredible clutch by supamen 1v3, Rise lost only one round in the second half, which helped them to win Ascent 13:8.
The third map was completely under Rise's dictation. FaZe Clan never led in Bind, and Rise first won the first half 7:5, and then finished off the opponent 13:7.
Version1 managed to win the first three rounds in Icebox, But closer to the end of the first half, Cloud9 Blue seized the initiative, ending the first side with a score of 7:5. Then Version1 managed to level the score, 9:9, but Cloud9 Blue, after a timeout, found a way to stop the opponent's attack, won four rounds in a row, and were stronger on the second map, 13:9.