Blacklist Ultimate sweeps WDC.Freeslot to finish third in Garena Qualifiers

Published October 18, 2021, 12:24 AM

by Reynald I. Magallon

Blacklist International.Ultimate quickly made up for its semifinals loss to DG Esports as it demolished WDC.Freeslot, 3-0, to claim the third place in the 2021 CODM World Championship: Garena Qualifiers on Sunday, October 17.

The Filipinos vented out their frustrations to the Thais, sweeping them in a dominant fashion in the best-of-five series with Averson “Skerd” Salaya leading the romp for the with an average of 24 kills, five assists against 12 deaths for a whopping 2891 average score.

Blacklist, which absorbed a tough 3-2 defeat earlier, wasted no time and asserted its might right from the get go. The team pulled away with a 150-134 triumph in the Hardpoint in Firing Range.

WDC showed some resistance in the Search and Destroy but Blacklist, on the attacker side, still came out on the lead, 3-2, before the switch. The Filipinos continued their fiery run as they secured three of the next four rounds for a 6-3 triumph in Summit to take a commanding 2-0 series lead.

It was the same scenario in the Domination as the Philippine team never let go of the gas pedal to build a 75-54 advantage in the first half. The Thais tried to make a comeback but Blacklist held its ground to close out the series 150-111.