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G2 Esports remain unbeaten in MSI Rumble Stage

Field Level Media
22 May 2022, 00:55 GMT+10

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

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