EG fly back home after finishing bottom of Group A – Dota 2 Stockholm Major

02:02 PM May 16, 2022

North American Dota 2 team Evil Geniuses (EG) have found themselves heading for the airport after ridiculously underperforming throughout the entire group stage.

The NA team fell short of their goal to push for a last-grasp tiebreaker after drawing 1-1 with South American team Beastcoast in the final day of the group stage matches for the Dota 2 Stockholm Major.

Abed Azel Yusop’s Queen of Pain dominated the midlane against Beastcoast’s Jean Pierre “Chris Luck” Gonzales and was vital to EG winning game 1 in astounding fashion with a final kill score of 28-12. The dream was alive.

Game 2, unfortunately, saw the other side of the coin. Abed and the EG crew started the match with a lead in the laning phase as usual. It was not until the mid-game when Chris Luck and Beastcoast started to pick up their pace and slowly racked up gold and took control of the game. The game ended in a 22-30 kill score, with Beastcoast having a 28,000 gold lead.

This tie puts EG dead last in the Group A rankings, resulting in their elimination from the Stockholm Major. Beastcoast hangs on to life, tied in the 4th place with Southeast Asian team BOOM Esports.

screenshot via Liqupedia Dota 2

The Stockholm Major playoffs kick off today, May 16, culminating in the grand finals on May 22.

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