Complexity cap best run in Group 2 title at BLAST Premier Spring
Complexity Video gaming topped a perfect competition run by sweeping Evil Geniuses 2-0 Wednesday to take the title in the Group 2 grand last of the BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2021 event.
Intricacy showed to be the one group too difficult for EG to manage amongst Group 2, as the champs triumphed in comfortable style– winning 16-12 on Inferno and 16-5 on Mirage.
Intricacy Video gaming, who trailed at one point in 5 of their 6 maps for the week, earned $25,000 along with 1,600 Blast Premier points.
Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke of Denmark headed a balanced Complexity attack with a match-high 42 kills. Fellow compatriot Benjamin “blameF” Bremer published a team-best plus-20 kills-to-deaths differential and Justin “jks” Savage of Australia added 40 kills while making the greatest grade in the conquest at 1.44.
Canadian Peter “stanislaw” Jarguz paced EG with 33 eliminates and a plus-2 K-D differential, both finest on his squad.
Earlier in the day EG avenged their only prior loss by winning 2-1 in a back-and-forth fight over G2 Esports in the lower-bracket final. EG rallied from a 10-7 deficit to win the opening map 16-12 on Train, however dropped the second map convincingly 16-9 on Vertigo to even the match. EG raced out to an 8-0 lead and travelled to a 16-5 victory on Nuke in the choosing map.
Vincent “Brehze” Cayonte led the way for EG with 68 eliminates and a plus-22 K-D differential, while Nemanja “huNter-” Kovac of Bosnia and Herzegovina topped G2 with 56 kills and a plus-2 K-D differential in defeat.
This is the very first stage of the $150,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive BLAST Premier Spring competition.
Twelve groups have been split into 4 double-elimination, best-of-three groups contending for 6 spots at the Spring Final. The bottom 6 groups will be up to the Face-off.
Group 3 will start play Friday, when No. 3 Natus Vincere face No. 27 MIBR and No. 5 Group Liquid play No. 19 FaZe Clan. The Group 3 last is set up for Feb. 14.