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NRG replace Rocket in the CS2 Americas RMR

The Americas RMR starts on March 1, 2024.

PGL have announced that NRG will replace Rocket in the Americas RMR event. The decision comes shortly after Rocket revealed they are withdrawing from the Regional Major Ranking event.

NRG replaces Rocket in the Americas RMR

Earlier Rocket withdrew from the PGL Americas RMR after they admitted to using their coach during the qualifiers. This followed reports of Damian "EMIYA" Boulwar being banned from FaceIT for cheating. The news was first reported by and left the Americas RMR with one team short. 

Rocket’s decision to take accountability for their decision was a welcome move with many in the community praising them for the same. PGL have now revealed the tea to replace Rocket in the upcoming Americas RMR. 

NRG’s Counter-Strike roster is as follows:

  • Joshua "oSee" Ohm
  • Damian "daps" Steele
  • Vincent "Brehze" Cayonte
  • Jadan "HexT" Postma
  • Justin "FaNg" Coakley

With just a few days remaining for the start of the Americas RMR, NRG have their taks cut out for them. They will have less than two weeks to train and face their first opponent - Imperial Gaming on Day 1. 

All Americas RMR teams

With this announcement, here are all the teams that will take part in the Americas RMR event:

  • Complexity
  • MIBR
  • M80
  • paiN
  • RED Canids
  • Imperial
  • Nouns
  • Elevate
  • BOSS
  • Legacy
  • Wildcard
  • Liquid
  • NRG

The Americas RMR will start on March 1 with 16 teams in attendance. The teams will continue battling it out for four days with the final teams decided on the 4th. 

The RMR event will follow a Swiss format style and the top five teams will advance to the playoffs. The remaining 11 teams will face elimination. Counter-Strike fans can catch all the action live on Twitch.