G2 Esports and FaZe Clan both rolled to sweeps in their respective group finals Thursday at the BLAST Premier Spring Groups event in Copenhagen, Denmark.
FaZe defeated OG 2-0 to take Group B and G2 swept past Natus Vincere to claim Group C. G2 and FaZe advance to the Spring Final.
OG and Na’Vi join Group A runner-up Team Heroic in Round 2 of the play-in stage, which begins Friday.
G2 defeated Na’Vi 16-6 on Inferno and 16-10 on Nuke to advance. Nikola “NiKo” Kovac of Bosnia and Herzegovina posted a whopping plus-30 kills-to-deaths differential for G2 on 53 kills.
FaZe advanced with a 16-14 win on Mirage and 16-6 on Ancient. Latvia’s Helvijs “broky” Saukants paced FaZe Clan with 42 kills and a plus-13 K-D differential.
A prize pool of $177,498 will be distributed to the 12 participants in the Spring event, with $27,500 going to the top three finishers along with qualification for the Spring Final later this season.
Play-in stage action begins Friday with two Round 1 matches:
Team Liquid vs. BIG
Evil Geniuses vs. Complexity
BLAST Premier Spring prize poll:
1st-3rd: Qualify for Spring Final, 2,400 BLAST points: Vitality, FaZe, G2
4th-6th: Spring Final, 1,200 points: TBD, TBD, TBD
7th-9th: Spring Showdown, 900 points: TBD, TBD, TBD
10th-12th: Spring Showdown, 600 points: TBD, TBD, TBD
–Field Level Media