Well, it was close, but the Philippines’ last hope Bren Esports managed to clutch it out in the end. The team managed to eke out a 2-1 victory over Indonesian team Alter Ego to secure a Top 3 finish at the M2 World Championship 2021. They now move on to the Lower Bracket finals where they'll face RRQ Hoshi.
M2 World Championship: Bren Esports vs Alter Ego
Game 1: Bren Esports got off to a rough start with Alter Ego crushing them in the first game. Yam on Yu Zhong and Udil on Lunox put in absolute clinics, dominating the game throughout and carrying the team to a stellar Game 1 victory.
Game 2: Bren Esports struck back in Game 2 with Karltzy’s Lancelot carrying them to victory. Alter Ego was on the backfoot throughout the entire game, conceding multiple Lords and Turtles allowing the Filipinos to snowball to victory.
Game 3: The third game was a thriller with Bren Esports edging out a win, once again, thanks to Karltzy’s incredible presence of mind on his signature Lancelot backdooring Alter Ego’s base to secure the series victory for his side.
Alter Ego's phenomenal run in the Lower Bracket finally comes to an end. The team will leave the M2 World Championship with their heads held high, after they put on some of the best performances we've seen in this tournament during this stellar run. They finish in 4th place in this tournament, a decent result considering their Group Stage performance.
Bren Esports will now face RRQ Hoshi in a BO5 match in the Lower Bracket finals to determine who faces Burmhese Ghouls in the Grand Finals. Keep up with the live scores, schedule, stream links, and more with AFK Gaming's hub for the M2 World Championship.