EG, OG advance to the playoffs, Gambit to face COL at IEM Summer 2021

Evil Geniuses have surprised the community by earning a ticket to the IEM Summer 2021 playoffs. The North American squad defeated Heroic in the Group B Upper Bracket semifinals (19-17 on Inferno, 14-16 on Nuke, and 16-13 on Mirage).

The head-to-head match in Group B between and OG ended with the European squad winning 2-0, 16-10 on Mirage and 16-11 on Overpass. Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen's squad has also secured a playoff spot, where they will be seeded after their match against Evil Geniuses. The meeting will take place on June 5, 13:30 CET. VP will play an elimination game against Team Spirit.

Gambit defeated Astralis 2-0 - 16-8 on Inferno and 16-7 on Overpass in the final match of the day in the second round of the lower bracket of the IEM Summer 2021 Group A. The team from the CIS preserved its chances to make the playoffs and on June 5, 20:00 CET will clash against Complexity for a final spot in the next round of the tournament.

Current Group A bracket:

Current Group B bracket: