The action heated up early in Chicago, as four exciting Losers Bracket Round 3 matches just transpired. On the main stage, XiT Woundz faced a surprisingly tough challenge against Active Rush, falling behind 2 – 0 in the series early. The match looked to be a sweep, as Active Rush held a lead in Lockout Ball as late as the final the final minute. While XiT managed to pull that game out, it appeared they were merely delaying the inevitable. Active Rush took Game 4, Sanctuary Flag, in a convincing 3 – 0 display.
Next to finish was a back and fourth match between Nice Like Rice and Perfect Balance. Entering Game 4, the series stood at 2 – 1 in Perfect Balance’s favor. Nice Like Rice looked to level the series once again, taking a 2 – 0 lead in Sanctuary Flag. However, Perfect Balance’s fighting spirit carried through to the very end, as they leveled the score 2 – 2 just before the end of regulation. In overtime they sealed the deal, taking the game 3 – 2, and the series by a 3 – 1 tally.
Across the venue, a series between Versus and Type Z went down to the wire. In Game 5 of Warlock TS, the two teams found themselves tied 49 – 49. Versus broke the deadlock, squeaking through to Losers Bracket Round 4.
Lastly, Pain X were the only team not to suffer an upset in the round. The team defeated Believe the Hype in a 3 – 1 affair.
Losers Bracket Round 4 Matches:
FBI Icon vs. Pain X
Perfect Balance vs. Perfect Storm
Time to Prove vs. Versus
Carbon vs. Active Rush
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