IG clinch semifinal berth at OGA Dota PIT 2020 Online: China
Invictus Video gaming rebounded from a first-map loss to beat Royal Never Quit on Friday and win Group B in the OGA Dota PIT 2020 Online: China event.
With the win, IG (3-0) clinched a berth in the upper-bracket semifinals.
RNG (1-1) won the first map in 37 minutes on green, however IG came back to win the next 2 in 27 and 31 minutes, both on red.
In Group A play on Friday, CDEC Gaming (1-2) divided a set of matches, both by a 2-1 decision. Versus PSG.LGD (1-1), CDEC won the very first map in 42 minutes on green however couldn’t maintain the momentum, losing in 27 and 45 minutes, both on red.
In the next match, versus Vici Video Gaming (0-2), CDEC sandwiched wins in 33 and 46 minutes on green around a 37-minute defeat on red.
Group play concludes Saturday with two Group B matches– Group Aster vs. RNG and Aster vs. Sparking Arrow Gaming. In the final match of Group A, Vici will deal with PSG.LGD.
Playoffs of the $90,000 Season 2 of the OGA Dota PIT 2020 start Sunday. EHOME is the leading seed in Group A and also advanced to the semifinals of the double-elimination playoffs. The 2nd- and third-place teams will contend in the playoff quarterfinals, and the fourth-place teams will be eliminated.
All matches in the competition will be best-of-three until the grand final on July 10, which will be a best-of-five.
The competition winner will get $37,521, and the runner-up will get $19,494.
OGA Dota PIT 2020 Online: China standings through Friday (record, map differential):.
x-1. EHOME, 3-0, 6-1.
2. PSG.LGD, 1-1, 2-3.
3. CDEC Gaming, 1-2, 4-5.
4. Vici Gaming, 0-2, 1-4.
x-1. Invictus Gaming, 3-0, 6-2.
2. Royal Never Quit, 1-1, 3-2.
3. Team Aster, 0-1, 0-2.
4. Triggering Arrow Gaming, 0-2, 1-4.
x-clinched group and upper semifinal area.