In the world of CS:GO, Majors are absolutely everything. They are the pinnacle achievement a team can aspire to win, and the history of the game’s competitive scene has been shaped by the great plays performed at these events over the years.
The IEM Fall: EU RMR event has been dominated by several underdogs stunning the community, with the likes of Copenhagen Flames, ENCE, Team Fiend, and Movistar Riders all managing to qualify from their groups and reach the playoffs.
The group stage of IEM Fall: EU delivered plenty of dramatic storylines, with the region’s best sides battling it out in the fierce best-of-one format for a spot at the PGL Stockholm Major that is now less than a month away.
With CS:GO returning to LAN at IEM Fall: EU and the first Major since 2019 at PGL Stockholm looming on the horizon, the latest ranking changes have brought with them several interesting storylines for the community to digest.
It may have taken quite a few attempts, but Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev and co. finally rose above their rivals when it really mattered, ending their 15-series streak to win the StarLadder CIS RMR event.