The Brazilian team PaiN Gaming has won their fourth match of the Opening Stage against SAW 2:0 (13:10 on Vertigo, 13:7 on Nuke) and earned their spot in the Elimination Stage of the PGL Major Copenhagen.

Lots of people in the CS2 community did not believe in PaiN Gaming, putting them in the 0-3 bracket in their Pick 'em Challenge, but the Brazilians managed to overcome the odds. They went 1-1 on the first day of the Opening Stage (13:8 against Apeks and 2:13 against Eternal Fire), and after that, they defeated ENCE 13:3. In their final match of the first stage, PaiN were much stronger than their opponents.

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Earlier this week, Cloud9, Heroic and Eternal Fire joined the eight pre-seeded teams in the second stage of the first CS2 Major tournament. The fate of four more slots will be determined today and tomorrow.

PGL Major Copenhagen takes place on March 17-31. The Opening and the Elimination stages are played in the format of the Swiss system, and the play-off stage is a single elimination bracket. The prize pool of the tournament is $1,250,000 and the winner will take home half a million dollars.

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