𝐁𝐓𝐊 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝟐𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐠𝐞
𝐴𝑓𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑤𝑖𝑛𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑙𝑜𝑐𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦, 𝐵𝑇𝐾 𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑀𝑜𝑏𝑖𝑙𝑒 𝐿𝑒𝑔𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑠: 𝐵𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝐵𝑎𝑛𝑔 (𝑀𝐿𝐵𝐵) 𝑀3 𝑊𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑 𝐶ℎ𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑝 𝑎𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑢𝑛𝑑𝑒𝑟𝑑𝑜𝑔𝑠—𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦'𝑟𝑒 𝑞𝑢𝑖𝑐𝑘𝑙𝑦 𝑏𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎 𝑟𝑒𝑝𝑢𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑚𝑠𝑒𝑙𝑣𝑒𝑠.
BTK, on the other hand, shown Wednesday, in the group stage, that they can be a force to deal with.
With the exception of their second game against EVOS SG, the North American champions dominated NAVI and SeeYouSoon, defeating both teams.
Given that this was the team's first international appearance against some of the more difficult teams from far more skilled regions, fans hadn't any hopes for them.
BTK, on the other hand, didn't appear to be the amateurish squad that many expected them to be, thanks to excellent teamwork and chemistry.
In both games, they seized control, giving North American supporters something to root for.
They came second in group C with two victories and one defeat, securing a ticket in the upper round.
BTK will now play Blacklist International of the Philippines, who are among the favorites to win the M3 this year.
It'll be a best-of-five series, and their abilities will be pushed to the ultimate test.
If they win, they will go to the upper bracket semifinals; if they lose, they will be relegated to the lower bracket.