Invictus Gaming and Royal Never Give Up swept their opening matches Monday in the eight-team online Beyond Epic: China event.
Both Group B matches ended quickly. IG beat Vici Gaming with a pair of 33-minute wins, while RNG dispatched EHOME.Immortal in 32 and 33 minutes.
RNG and IG will meet Wednesday in the winners’ match, with the two losers also facing off.
Group A resumes play Tuesday with the winners’ match between CDEC Gaming and Sparking Arrow Gaming and the losers’ match between PSG.LGD and Team Aster.
The $50,000 tournament features best-of-three matches until the grand final, which is set for June 28. The group stage runs through Thursday, with double-elimination playoffs to begin Friday.
The top two teams from each group advance to the upper bracket, with the bottom two teams eliminated.
—Field Level Media