Evil Geniuses are your ESL One Cologne 2020 champions in North America
In the grand final of the North American part of ESL One Cologne 2020, which stretched for six hours, Evil Geniuses was stronger than Liquid. The match ended with a score of 3:2 - 19:16 on Nuke, 9:16 on Vertigo, 16:12 on Inferno, 6:16 on Mirage and 16:12 on Dust2.
Evil Geniuses beat Triumph, Liquid, Cloud9 and FURIA on the way to the final, without giving up any cards to their opponents. Nevertheless, Liquid came to the decisive fifth card of the finals in the best position, who confidently performed at their picks Vertigo and Mirage, while EG took Nuke in overtime and looked unconvincing on Inferno. On Dust2, Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz's team made a comeback from 6:11, which brought the overall victory.
The statistics of the match Liquid - Evil Geniuses
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As for statistics, the winners with a rating of 1.17 stood out Ethan "Ethan" Arnold. The best game of all the players on the server showed Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski - 128 frags, 95.6 ADR, and 1.40 rating .
The final grid of playoffs:
Distribution of the prize fund:
1. Evil Geniuses – $65,000
2. Liquid – $30,000
3-4. Chaos – $12,500
3-4. FURIA – $12,500
5-6. Cloud9 – $5,000
5-6. 100 Thieves – $5,000
7-8. Triumph – $2,500
7-8. Gen.G – $2,500