G2 Esports swept both Rumble Stage matches for the second straight day Saturday to continue their unbeaten run at the 2022 Mid-Season Invitational in Busan, South Korea.
G2 (4-0), who posted an 8-0 record in the group stage, followed up wins over T1 and Royal Never Give Up on Friday with victories over Evil Geniuses and Saigon Buffalo on Saturday.
Evil Geniuses (2-2) rebounded to defeat PSG Talon later on Saturday, while Saigon Buffalo (0-4) also fell to T1 (2-2).
Also on Saturday, Royal Never Give Up (3-1) stayed hot on the heels of G2 by toppling both PSG Talon (1-3) and T1.
The Rumble Stage is a double round-robin and all matches are best-of-one with the top four teams advancing. The final Knockout Stage is a single-elimination bracket with all matches best-of-five.
Play in the $250,000 League of Legends tournament continues through May 29.
The action continues Sunday with six more matches:
--Evil Geniuses vs. T1
--G2 Esports vs. PSG Talon
--Royal Never Give Up vs. Saigon Buffalo
--T1 vs. PSG Talon
--Royal Never Give Up vs. G2 Esports
--Evil Geniuses vs. Saigon Buffalo
Rumble Stage standings:
1. G2 Esports, 4-0
2. Royal Never Give Up, 3-1
T3. Evil Geniuses, 2-2
T3. T1, 2-2
5. PSG Talon, 1-3
6. Saigon Buffalo, 0-4
Prize pool and final standings:
1. TBD -- $75,000
2. TBD -- $50,000
3-4. TBD -- $25,000
5-6. TBD -- $17,500
7-8. RED Canids, ORDER -- $8,325
9-10. Team Aze, DetonatioN FocusMe -- $6,675
11. Istanbul Wildcats -- $5,000
--Field Level Media