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LGD Forever Young advance into the EPICENTER semifinals

Posted by Andreea "divushka" Esanu at 08 June 2017 13:56


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The EPICENTER group stage is over. Four teams were sent home before even stepping on the grand stage, leaving six participants to duel in the playoffs single elimination bracket.

Two big surprises have already happened at EPIC ENTER. After the premature elimination of OG from the tournament, the group A ends with LGD Forever Young taking down 2-0 Team Secret in the last series of Group A, thus claiming the top seed of the group and a spot into the playoffs semifinals next to Evil Geniuses. The final six squads will enter the arena and will began their on stage matches tomorrow, at 12:00 CEST. The first day at the VTB Ice Palace will feature Team Secret playing for their tournament survival against Invictus Gaming in the first series of the day, followed at 16:00CEST by Team Liquid taking on the home crowd favorites, Virtus Pro.

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3
EG
2
Secret
0
Liquid
2
LGD.FY
0

Round 3

BO5
EG
1
Liquid
3

Both LFY and EG will have a day off waiting for their opponents to be decided. The semifinals will be played in the second day of the main event, with the grand finals scheduled to take place on the last day, on the 11th of June at 14:00 CEST.

EPICENTER: Moscow 2017 prize pool distribution:

1st place: $250,000 TBD
2nd place: $100,000 TBD          
3rd-4th place: $40,000 TBD
5th-6th place: $20,000 TBD    
7th-8th place: $10,000 OG, Planet Odd
9th-10th place: $5,000 Natus Vincere, ClutchGamers

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Will LFY and EG battle each other out in the grand finals?


Yes, both seem to be unstoppable
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No, at least one of them will get eliminated in the semifinals
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