Zeal Esports Wins First Qualifier For Intel Rivals Series Season 2
Zeal Esports won the first qualifier of the Intel Rivals Series Season 2 after beating DR Esports in the finals 2-1 yesterday, June 2, 2021.
Out of the 36 participating teams in the qualifying tournament, the Cebuano team defeated E-Sparta Gaming, HiLo Gaming, ShadowFox Red, and Shikashi Esports Kyujintai in best of 1 matches before facing DR Esports in an intense best of 3 finals series.
The Zeal Esports roster is currently composed of Dominique “N1CO” Tul-id, Carl “senyorcarl” Carandang, Keith “FireSaiyajiN” Madarang, James “2geMONSTAH” Goopio, Vince “Flash” Medado, and Craig Zachary “CraigyS” Salgado. The up-and-coming Cebuano esports organization was formed after former 6045 Pirates head coach Yuki “Zyki” Uruma decided to take the roster in after leaving the 6045 Pirates.
After becoming champions of the said qualifier, Zeal Esports will be accompanied by DR Esports, Sierra Esports Atlas, and Shikashi Esports Kyujintai in the group stages of the Intel Rivals Series Season 2. The second qualifier for the tournament is set to occur on June 9, 2021.
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