WePlay! has announced the groups for the upcoming Clutch Island main event. Clutch Island will serve as the CIS regions Regional Major Ranking event where teams can earn points toward attending the next CS:GO Major.
The group stage will kick off on June 23 and run through June 28th when the event will see one team walk away with a biggest chunk of RMR points.
Nemiga, Gambit Youngsters, and Espada earned their place in the Clutch Island main event via the closed qualifier where they finished in the top three. The other five teams received invites to the event directly based on their current standing and RMR points.
Group B features two favorites in the form of Natus Vincere and Virtus.pro while Group A will see a rematch between Spirit, Nemiga, and Winstrike from the ESL One: Road to Rio event in which Spirit went on an undefeated run.
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The group stage will be played in the GSL format with the top two teams from each group moving into the double-elimination playoff bracket.
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