Heroic and BIG off to winning start in group stage of ESL Pro League Season 18

Heroic and BIG kicked off Group B at ESL Pro League Season 18 with victories. In the upper bracket quarter-finals, Casper "cadiaN" Møller's squad defeated Rooster (16:2 on Inferno and 16:4 on Mirage), while the German roster got the best of Monte (16:13 on Vertigo, 14:16 on Anubis and 16:5 on Ancient).

Due to winning their openers, Heroic and BIG advanced to the semi-finals, where they will compete for a ticket to the playoffs of the event. In turn, Rooster and Monte dropped into the middle bracket of Group B.

Today's playday at the tournament will end with two matches, namely Evil Geniuses – ENCE and MOUZ – MIBR. The matches will kick off at 19:30 CET.

The current Group B 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.