Marcus “Afro” Reid and Trei “Zer0” Morris both helped London Royal Ravens on their way to a shock win against NYSL in LR1 of the Toronto Ultra Major.

They managed to take the series 3-1, winning two hardpoints against a team that is considered one of the best in the league on that mode.

Afro told The Rotation: “Nobody really had any expectations for us coming into the event. We’ve just beaten the best hardpoint team in the game in two Hardpoints.

“There’s still confidence but there’s just now way more confidence.”

Trei, whose career has spanned a long period, has had plenty of experience on LAN and thrives in the environment.

He added: “In WW2, I don’t think I made a winners bracket. I live for the loser’s bracket.

“I’m way better on LAN. We were a top three team in Major 1. We had issues with players coming back and leaving and with Gismo going home.

“We’ve had to adjust to Harry. In the last three weeks it’s not been great but we have felt much better in our scrims here.”

Even still, things aren’t quite perfect for the team, they’re going to have be lights out if they are to progress through again.

Trei said: “Our issue right now is Control. We joked about it after being 3-0’d. We wanted to lose quicker so we could leave the venue quicker after sending them home.”

The team, regardless of the prospect of the lower bracket run, is feeling at home in Toronto.

Trei added: “This venue is great. It’s probably the best venue that we’ve had for a Major.

“The only thing that comes close to it is the Copperbox. We all get a bit of love too because Toronto is a European team so we get a bit on the side.”

London will face either OpTic Texas or Los Angeles Guerrillas in the final match of the day.


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