ESL Los Angeles EU & CIS: Virtus.pro in Playoffs, B8 Eliminated

ESL Los Angeles EU & CIS: Virtus.pro in Playoffs, B8 Eliminated

ESL Los Angeles EU & CIS: Virtus.pro in Playoffs, B8 Eliminated

With only two days remaining for the group stage of ESL One Los Angeles 2020 – Online: Europe & CIS, Virtus.pro have become the first team to guarantee themselves a place in the playoffs upper bracket, while B8 have lost their chances to advance to the next stage.

Virtus.pro have won six series in a row – yesterday they defeated Nigma (2-0), while earlier they managed to outplay OG (2-0), Vikin.gg (2-0), Cyber Legacy (2-0), Gambit Esports (2-1) and HellRaisers (2-1). In their last series they will face B8, who currently have the worse score in the group – they managed to win only one series against HellRaisers (1-2), and lost all remaining matches. The series between the teams will begin at 4:00 PM UK Time on April 16th, however it will have no effect on the group standings.

Current Group A Standings:

1. Virtus.pro 6-0 12-2
2. OG 4-2 9-5
3. Vikin.gg 4-2 8-6
4. Team Nigma 3-3 6-7
5. Gambit Esports 2-4 7-8
6. HellRaisers 2-4 6-9
7. Cyber Legacy 2-4 6-10
8. B8 1-5 4-11

Earlier Team Liquid from Group B also lost their chance to advance to the next stage.

The event’s group stage will conclude on April 16th, determining eight participants of the double-elimination playoffs bracket. The grand finals of the tournament will be played as a best-of-five series on April 19th, its winner will claim $60,000.

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