EG notch best game, transfer to 2-0 at LCS Summertime Split
Evil Geniuses scored a perfect video game on Saturday to end up being the first team to reach 2-0 at the North American-based League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) Summer Season Split, as Week 1 continued.
EG, who beat 100 Thieves in Friday’s opener, controlled Counter Logic Video gaming on Saturday, blanking them across the board while tape-recording 12 kills and 11 towers in a 24-minute triumph.
Bot laner Bae “Bang” Jun-sik led the method with 5 eliminates playing as Aphelios, while jungler Dennis “Svenskeren” Johnsen (playing as Trundle) and support Tristan “Zeyzal” Stidam (Lulu) each had six helps.
In other action Saturday, Group Liquid dominated Group SoloMid, FlyQuest bounced back from a loss on Friday to beat Immortals, and Golden Guardians dispatched Dignitas.
Liquid completed with massive advantages in eliminates (13-2) and towers (10-1) over TSM, with bot laner Edward “Tactical” Ra racking up 7 eliminates and 6 assists without any deaths as Aphelios.
The 10 teams in the LCS Summer season Split will play a double round robin of best-of-one matches through Aug. 9. The top 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 third- through sixth-place teams will open in the preliminary of the winners bracket, and the seventh- and eighth-place groups will begin in the preliminary of the losers bracket. All playoff matches will be best-of-five.
The 2 playoff finalists will make areas in the League of Legends World Champion, arranged to be played in China at a date to be announced. The third-place group will advance to the Worlds play-in event.
Week 1 finishes up with 4 matches Sunday:
Cloud9 vs. 100 Burglars
Dignitas vs. Team SoloMid
Team Liquid vs. Golden Guardians
Counter Reasoning Gaming vs. Immortals
League of Legends Champion Series Summer season Split standings:
1. Evil Geniuses, 2-0
T2. Cloud9, 1-0
T2. Team Liquid, 1-0
T2. Golden Guardians, 1-0
5. FlyQuest, 1-1
T6. 100 Thieves, 0-1
T6. Counter Logic Gaming, 0-1
T6. Dignitas, 0-1
T6. Immortals, 0-1
T6. Group SoloMid, 0-1