EG take down Gen.G to set up upper bracket final clash against Liquid

Evil Geniuses sent Gen.G down to the lower bracket of the cs_summit 6 North America playoffs with a two-map series victory (16-14 Train, 16-10 Inferno).

After topping a stacked field in Group A of cs_summit 6 North America by securing wins over Liquid and FURIA, Evil Geniuses were faced with the prospect of taking on Gen.G in their upper bracket semi-final match-up. Damian "⁠daps⁠" Steele's side, who had secured the second spot in playoffs out of Group B following victories over Chaos and Cloud9, entered the series on flat-footing, unable to make up for a slow start on Train before capitulating on EG's pick of Inferno to fall in 0-2 fashion.

The victory sets Evil Geniuses up against Liquid in the upper bracket final, where Jake "⁠Stewie2K⁠" Yip and company will look to claim revenge for their group stage loss. Meanwhile, Gen.G will fight for their tournament lives in the lower bracket against 100 Thieves at 00:00 on Thursday.

An inner bombsite attack proved unsuccessful in the opening pistol for Gen.G, although a repeat effort with an ensuing force-buy paid off to even the score. However, Deagle doubles from Peter "⁠stanislaw⁠" Jarguz and Vincent "⁠Brehze⁠" Cayonte allowed EG to answer back, with the team running with the momentum as they shut down Gen.G's attempts to enter bombsites round after round to lead 9-1. It was only at the closing moments of the half that the DreamHack Anaheim champions found their footing, capitalizing off of multi-kills from daps and Sam "⁠s0m⁠" Oh to claw back four additional rounds as the sides swapped over.

Entry kills from Ethan helped EG en route to a 2-0 victory

Three USP frags from Hansel "⁠BnTeT⁠" Ferdinand gave Gen.G the chance to close the gap between them and their opposition as they gained the upper hand on the defense, daps continuing to find frags as the team pushed their way up to tie the scoreline at 11-11. Entry kills out of ladder from Ethan "⁠Ethan⁠" Arnold put EG back in control, seeing the team rapidly attain match point. It seemed as if Gen.G would force overtime after triples from s0m and daps gave their side two additional rounds, but a quad kill and 1vs3 clutch from Tsvetelin "⁠CeRq⁠" Dimitrov in the final round of regulation saw EG steal away the victory, 16-14.

Ethan continued to be a terror for Gen.G as Inferno got underway, finding frags in banana and being a nuisance as the rest of his team capitalized on the space created. Rounds for Gen.G were few and far between and they continued to turtle up on bombsites, mustering just four rounds by the break as EG pulled ahead with eleven of their own.

A comeback seemed to be in the cards as a quad kill from s0m in the second half kicked off string of five straight rounds for Gen.G, putting them just two rounds behind their opposition. It seemed that daps' side would make good on that effort as they answered EG's first round win with one of their own, but an AWP triple from CeRq kept his side in the running as they regained control, with Ethan adding multi-kill rounds of his own to help EG close out the map 16-10.

Matchpage
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2nd July 2020
16
Train
14
16
Inferno
10
 Evil Geniuses K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
37 - 29 +8 70.4 1.28
42 - 37 +5 93.7 1.26
39 - 34 +5 71.1 1.11
36 - 39 -3 69.7 1.00
33 - 32 +1 60.2 1.00
 Gen.G K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
41 - 33 +8 76.3 1.16
36 - 38 -2 78.6 1.01
33 - 36 -3 67.0 0.98
32 - 41 -9 65.2 0.92
29 - 39 -10 56.4 0.79
Canada Damian 'daps' Steele
Damian 'daps' Steele
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
1005
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.66
United States Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
895
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
United States Vincent 'Brehze' Cayonte
Vincent 'Brehze' Cayonte
Age:
24
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
944
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.67
Bulgaria Tsvetelin 'CeRq' Dimitrov
Tsvetelin 'CeRq' Dimitrov
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
976
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
Indonesia Hansel 'BnTeT' Ferdinand
Hansel 'BnTeT' Ferdinand
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
838
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.62
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
28
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1125
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.66
United States Sam 's0m' Oh
Sam 's0m' Oh
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
332
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1229
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
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EG carried by Bulgaria sniper too stronk
2020-07-02 02:30
5 replies
imagine having bntet som auti and koosta in ur team and still have daps as the top fragger LMAO
2020-07-02 02:31
2 replies
daps really tryhard againts his former team lol
2020-07-02 03:20
#20
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China HEIDASHUAi
Daps godmode against eg and bad against other teams. But still he played well especially first map pog
2020-07-02 04:09
Yes, carried when Ethan has 23 more ADR and more kills.
2020-07-02 03:10
cool
2020-07-02 11:52
#2
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Sweden fawku
Was hoping gen.g would take this
2020-07-02 02:29
2 replies
best game of daps life and still lose :(
2020-07-02 09:22
1 reply
nice
2020-07-02 11:52
First?
2020-07-02 02:29
2 replies
Nope
2020-07-02 02:30
dam I scrolled down and was confused why there was no comments lol
2020-07-02 03:21
COOL
2020-07-02 02:29
nice
2020-07-02 02:30
When Daps is your top fragger
2020-07-02 02:32
GOD daps with 1.16 rating 2020 is certainly an interesting year to say the least
2020-07-02 03:21
okay
2020-07-02 03:21
early GG kekw
2020-07-02 03:30
seems like daps is afraid of being replaced by ALEX so he stepped up his game
2020-07-02 03:31
3 replies
I swear of daps got replaced by alex .. feelsbad
2020-07-02 03:57
source?
2020-07-02 10:10
1 reply
no this is global offensive
2020-07-02 10:48
#16
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Hungary subzera
LETS GO ETHAN BIG MANN
2020-07-02 03:50
DÉPS top frag wtf
2020-07-02 03:59
EG NO MAJOR
2020-07-02 04:03
Proof what B group in this tournament is just a joke
2020-07-02 04:09
2 replies
+1
2020-07-02 05:23
#27
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Indonesia lumayan
Lol faze fan talking about joke
2020-07-02 08:03
daps top frag kek
2020-07-02 04:34
Tarik always negative kd
2020-07-02 05:13
4 replies
#25
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Brunei ALEISTER!
S0mple fan thinks its all about kd His impact man please dont be stupid xd
2020-07-02 06:03
3 replies
#29
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Indonesia lumayan
+1 toxic s0mple fan ajaja
2020-07-02 08:53
yet people always bashing on s1mple when he had negative kd lol
2020-07-02 14:12
1 reply
#46
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Brunei ALEISTER!
Yet u are comparing someone who baits to someone who gets baited
2020-07-02 15:28
DAPS TOPFRAG LUL
2020-07-02 06:16
NA corona era must be the biggest snooze fest in the history of csgo its always the same 3 matchups we can see every week
2020-07-02 08:26
#32
rain | 
Poland SebL
Evil Geniuses is insane, I think it's just the matter of time before they will fight for the biggest tittles again. Gen.G needs to get rid of daps asap., he is not the only reason this team is that bad tho, they are just really bad overall.
2020-07-02 10:28
Nice
2020-07-02 11:16
Daps top frag... now I've seen everything...
2020-07-02 11:53
#38
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Brazil _Awper
if Furia takes down C9, it just shows how shit these groups summit made are.
2020-07-02 13:59
Lets go EG !!!!!
2020-07-02 14:10
#48
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Indonesia cleostar
everytime I see daps playing against EG he always got + stats. but whenever he plays against others he played like a fucking bot.
2020-07-02 17:34
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