Cloud9, Liquid improve to 3-0 at LCS Summer Split
Team Liquid and Cloud9 each improved to 3-0, and Counter Logic Video gaming likewise scored their third success as Week 2 of the League of Legends Championship Series Summer Split continued Saturday.
Team Liquid took down 100 Thieves (0-3), while Cloud9 dispatched Evil Geniuses (2-1) in a battle of formerly unbeaten teams. Counter Reasoning (3-1) downed Dignitas (0-3) in the ending for their second triumph in as numerous days.
Group SoloMid (2-2) failed in their bid to win for the second day in a row, falling to FlyQuest (2-1) in the day’s other match.
Liquid and Cloud9– who won the spring playoffs– are the only staying unbeaten groups. They will both be in action again on Sunday, facing EG and Golden Guardians, respectively.
Liquid took 28 minutes to dispatch 100 Burglars on blue, with bot laner Edward “Tactical” Ra posting seven eliminates and four assists with no deaths as Ezreal.
Cloud9 needed less time against EG, finishing up triumph on blue in under 26 minutes. Jungler Robert “Blaber” Huang was almost ideal with 9/1/5 KDA as Olaf.
Counter Reasoning dealt with Dignitas in 40 minutes, while FlyQuest downed TSM in 33 minutes.
The 10 groups in the LCS Summer Split will play a double round robin of best-of-one matches through Aug. 9. The leading eight groups will advance to the double-elimination playoffs, scheduled for Aug. 13-Sept. 6.
The first- and second-place groups will get byes into the 2nd round of the winners bracket. The 3rd- through sixth-place groups will open in the preliminary of the winners bracket, and the seventh- and eighth-place teams will start in the very first round of the losers bracket. All playoff matches will be best-of-five.
The two playoff finalists will earn spots in the League of Legends World Championship, arranged to be played in China at a date to be announced. The third-place team will advance to the Worlds play-in event.
Week 2 of the LCS Summertime Split concludes Sunday with 4 matches:
League of Legends Championship Series Summer Split standings