5 Things to Know this Week #27
Thu 4th Oct 2018 - 10:47am
SEPTEMBER 25 - OCTOBER 1, 2018
1) #DIGRL: ROCKET LEAGUE QUALIFIES FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
The reigning Rocket League champions will be able to defend their title again as Team Dignitas secured their place at the upcoming RLCS World Championships. Team Dignitas shut down compLexity in a 3-0 result, booking their ticket to Las Vegas. Two more matches remain to close out the season this coming Sunday, with the number one seed within reach.
2) #DIGSMITE: TEAM FINISHES SECOND IN OGA PIT SERIES GRAND FINALS
With a 2-1 win over Team RivaL, Team Dignitas officially qualified for Season 5 Worlds. The team owns a
league-leading 7-1 record, with one more week of matches to go. Obey Alliance and SK Gaming are up next as DIG eyes up the number one seed. Regardless, Team Dignitas will travel to Atlanta in early November to compete at the popular Dreamhack Atlanta tournament.
3) #DIGCSGO FE: RAIN HOSTS MOUNTAIN DEW PRO SHOW
CS:GO Female member, Amanda “rain” Smith, took on the role of host of Mountain Dew’s weekly Pro Show. Rain showed off her skills as fans tuned in to chat with the CS:GO star and learn some of her favorite tips and tricks.
4) #DIGCSGO FE: TEAM RETURNS TO ACTION AS ESEA SEASON 29 KICKS OFF
The CS:GO team is back in action for the 29th edition of the ESEA-Main division. The team squared off against team Alone, winning eleven rounds on the unfavorited T-side of de_nuke. The group closed out the match with a 16-7 result. The team has two upcoming this matches this week as they look to swing their 2-2 record in the winning direction.
5) MICHAEL PRINDIVILLE, MICHAEL O’DELL & JOSH HARRIS ATTEND FACEIT CSGO MAJOR
The semi-annual CS:GO Major was hosted in London at Wembley, with several prominent members of the Team Dignitas family in attendance. CEO Michael Prindiville and General Manager Michael “ODEE” O’Dell joined Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment Co-Founder Josh Harris at the premier esports event. The trio, along with Josh’s son Stuart, watched the action as Astralis defeated NaVi in the Grand Finals with thousands of fans cheering along at Wembley.