FURIA, Gen.G proceed in cs_summit 6 NA
FURIA Esports and Gen.G Esports published 2-0 sweeps on Friday to stay alive in the cs_summit 6 Online: North America occasion.
FURIA defeated MIBR in Group A, and Gen.G downed Chaos Esports Club in Group B. Both winners will complete Sunday for the right to reach the four-team playoffs.
The 2 winners-bracket matches are set up for Saturday, with Evil Geniuses fighting Team Liquid in Group A, and Cloud9 matching up with 100 Thieves in Group B. The winners of those two matches head to Phase 3, next week’s playoff bracket.
The group stage will conclude Sunday with the “decider matches” in both groups. FURIA will face the Liquid-Evil Genius loser, and Gen.G will oppose the Cloud9-100 Burglars loser, with the victors in those matches making the last 2 playoff berths.
The cs_summit 6 online Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event is broken into 2 areas, Europe and The United States And Canada. The North American competitors included 13 groups playing for $75,000 over 3 stages. All matches are best-of-three except for the best-of-five grand last on July 5.
The very first stage had five welcomed groups and three qualifiers contending for 3 locations in Phase 2, which went to Cloud9, Turmoil Esports Club and MIBR.
The top 5 teams in the North American Regional Major Rankings on the Road to Rio (in order, Team Liquid, 100 Burglars, Gen.G Esports, Evil Geniuses and FURIA Esports) entered the competition in Phase 2. They were joined by the 3 Phase 1 qualifiers for group play that runs through Sunday.
The Stage 2 groups are divided into 2 groups of 4 that will each feature a double-elimination bracket. The leading 2 teams in each group will move on to the Phase 3 playoff bracket.
The four-team playoffs, which will begin Tuesday, will follow a double-elimination format. The upper-bracket winner will receive a one-map lead at the start of the championship.
The champion group will earn $22,000 and 2,000 RMR points while the runner-up will get $16,000 and 1,875 RMR points.
On Friday, FURIA jumped out to 11-4 halftime leads on both maps and wound up beating MIBR 16-8 on Vertigo and 16-6 on Inferno.
In a face-off of two all-Brazilian lineups, Andrei “arT” Piovezan led FURIA with 45 eliminates, and colleague Kaike “KSCERATO” Cerato published a team-best plus-18 kill-death differential. Four MIBR players end up with 26 or 25 eliminates.
Gen.G got a 9-3 lead versus Chaos and Mirage and completed a 16-8 victory. Turmoil relocated front 5-1 on Inferno, however Gen.G rallied for a 16-9 win.
Indonesia’s Hansel “BnTeT” Ferdinand registered 39 eliminates for Gen.G, and he and U.S. colleague Timothy “autimatic” Ta each had plus-8 KD differentials. The United States’ Erick “Xeppaa” Bach logged 40 kills and a team-high plus-5 KD differential for Turmoil.
cs_summit 6: Online The United States and Canada reward swimming pool (with cash and Regional Major Rankings points).