Evil Geniuses came from behind to edge business partners 2-1 on Friday, remaining alive in the losers-bracket playoffs of the ESL One Birmingham’s North America and South America occasion.

Evil Geniuses advance to the losers-bracket final on Saturday versus CR4ZY. The winner of that match will face Quincy Team in the tournament final on Sunday.

company associates jumped on top of Evil Geniuses with a 34-minute win, but EG claimed the next 2 games in 41 minutes and thirty minutes.

The event’s final three groups– all from North America– are contending for shares of a $40,000 prize swimming pool The two South America entries– beastcoast and Thunder Predator– as well as North American-based business associates run out contention.

ESL One Birmingham, a $300,000 Dota 2 significant, had been set up for May 26-31 in Birmingham, England, before strategies were altered due to the coronavirus pandemic. The competition was separated into four online local competitors: Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States, North America/South America, China and Southeast Asia.

The Americas event began with the 6 groups playing a single round robin of best-of-three matches. The top 2 teams advanced to the upper bracket of the double-elimination playoffs, and the third- and fourth-place teams made spots in the lower bracket. The bottom two groups were removed.

ESL One Birmingham Online – North America and South America reward swimming pool.