NAVI and Apeks off to winning start in ESL Pro League Season 18 Group C

NAVI and Apeks secured their first victories in the group stage of ESL Pro League Season 18. In the Group C opener, the Black-and-Yellow defeated 5yclone (16:11 on Inferno and 16:12 on Mirage), while the Damjan "kyxsan" Stoilkovski-led roster bested M80 (19:15 on Inferno and 16:3 on Mirage).

As a result, NAVI and Apeks advanced to the semi-finals, where they will compete for a ticket to the tournament playoffs. In turn, 5yclone and M80 dropped into the middle bracket of Group C.

Today's playday at ESL Pro League Season 18 will end with two matches, namely FaZe – 9z and Imperial – fnatic. They will kick off at 19:30 CET.

The current Group C bracket looks as follows:

The full schedule and live broadcasts of ESL Pro League Season 18 can be found on the tournament page on our website via this link.