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Cloud9 completed a 2-0 sweep of Immortals on Saturday to stay undefeated in group-stage action at the 2024 League Championship Series Summer Split.

After edging Dignitas 2-1 in the opening week of the event, Cloud9 prevailed in 29 minutes on blue before winning in 34 minutes on red against Immortals to improve to 2-0 in group play. Robert “Blaber” Huang of the United States finished with a 5-1-7 kill-death-assist ratio in the victory.

Eight teams are fighting for six spots in the double-elimination playoff bracket. The top two seeds will head right to the upper-bracket semifinals, with the other four seeds duking it out in the upper-bracket quarterfinals.

The winner will take home $100,000 of the $200,000 prize pool, with the top three teams qualifying for the World Championship.

In Saturday’s other match, Dignitas blanked 100 Thieves, winning twice on red — in 34 minutes and in 32 minutes. Denmark’s Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen racked up a match-high 10 kills without recording a death for Dignitas.

LCS Summer Split group stage standings (overall record, individual game win-loss record):

1. Cloud9, 2-0, 4-1

2. Team Liquid, 1-0, 2-1

3. Dignitas, 1-1, 3-2

T4. 100 Thieves, 1-1, 2-2


T4. Immortals, 1-1, 2-2

6. FlyQuest, 0-1, 1-2

T7. NRG, 0-1, 0-2

T7. Shopify Rebellion, 0-1, 0-2

LCS Summer Split prize pool:

1. $100,000, qualification to Worlds

2. $50,000, qualification to Worlds

3. $30,000, qualification to Worlds

4. $20,000

5-6. No prize money

7-8. No prize money


–Field Level Media

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