Six Invitational Playoffs see the six teams taking the stage with fans cover image

Six Invitational Playoffs see the six teams taking the stage with fans

Six teams will step in São Paulo stage.

The Six Invitational playoffs are saying goodbye to more teams and the competition reaches a decisive stage. With a day off on Thursday, the teams will return with the public on Friday. At the "Ginásio do Ibirapuera" the remaining six teams will be welcomed by the warm Brazilian fans.

Today's games dictated that the European, North American and Brazilian regions will have two teams each in the top 6 of the Six Invitational.

HerdsZ and w7m sent Spacestation home (Image via Ubisoft/ItsKirillVision)
HerdsZ and w7m sent Spacestation home (Image via Ubisoft/ItsKirillVision)

Six Invitational Playoffs: Upper Bracket Semifinals

Team 1
Team 2
Map 1
Map 2
Map 3
Score
Soniqs
FaZe
Oregon (4-7)
Clubhouse (7-8)
Bank
0-2
DarkZero
Virtus.pro
Chalet (7-5)
Bank (5-7)
Skyscraper (7-8)
1-2

FaZe stops hitherto unstoppable Soniqs

Soniqs even reached an advanced stage of the competition like the upper bracket semifinals without losing a map. On the other side, FaZe arrived with morale after victory against the winner of SI 2023, G2.

The name of the match was Eduardo "KDS" Santos. The Brazilian was unstoppable in the first map, finishing with a 15-6 KD.

In the second map, the defining word is balance. In the decisive round, Jaime "cyber" Ramos did what he does best, put on a show.

Virtus.pro puts the brakes on DarkZero

The confrontation between Virtus.pro and DarkZero was a rollercoaster of emotions. The first map was in favor of the North Americans, but Virtus.pro didn't let it go.

Due to the same result, the team tied the series in Bank. This map highlights Jason "Beaulo" Doty's 1v4 clutch. However, not enough to win the map.

The last map was decided in detail. Dmitry "Always" Mitrahovich's clutch contributed to the Russians' victory.

Lower Bracket Round 3

Team 1
Team 2
Map 1
Map 2
Map 3
Score
w7m
Spacestation
Clubhouse (7-4)
Kafe Dostoyevsky (7-8)
Skyscraper (7-3)
2-1
G2
Team Bliss
Oregon (7-5)
Chalet (7-4)
Consulate
2-0

w7m and G2 confirm the favouritism

Spacestation and w7m continued their journeys in the lower bracket in the Six Invitational playoffs. The victory maps for w7m the team managed to control the result, only in Kafe Dostoyevsky was Spacestation superior in several decisive moments.

HerdsZ didn't lose the chance to provoke Spacestation (Imave via X)
HerdsZ didn't lose the chance to provoke Spacestation (Imave via X)

The surprise of the Six Invitational playoffs, Team Bliss didn't want to stop dreaming. However, on the other side was G2. On both maps Bliss showed several good details. The team's highlight is Brendan "Brendo" Sage, a player to keep an eye on.

Six Invitational playoffs to feature a live audience

Now the teams will play in front of live viewers. While some fight for "survival", Virtus.pro and FaZe Clan fight for a place in the final. It will be interesting to see how the players adapt or change their gameplay depending on the presence of the live crowd.

On the other hand, Soniqs, w7m, DarkZero, and G2 still dream of something more.

Team 1
Team 2
Playoffs
FaZe Clan
Virtus.pro
Upper Bracket Final
Soniqs
w7m
Lower Bracket Quarterfinal
DarkZero
G2
Lower Bracket Quartefinal

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