OG continues hot start at ESL Pro League Season 14

OG swept their second straight match and forZe claimed their second win to remain at the top of the Group B standings at the ESL Pro League Season 14 event.

Led by Poland’s Mateusz ‘mantuu’ Wilczewski, OG defeated G2 Gaming 2-0. They opened with a 16-10 victory on Mirage and then put in a dominating 16-5 performance on Inferno.

mantuu had a game-high 44 kills and a plus-23 kills-to-deaths differential. The next highest differential was plus-seven from G2’s Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovac of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

For the second straight day, forZe needed three games to win, this time defeating Virtus.pro 2-1. They picked up an easy 16-7 win on Mirage to begin their day, but Virtus.pro bounced back with a 16-13 win on Dust II.

forZe got back on track in the third game, winning 16-12 on Overpass to grab the win. Russia’s Aleksandr ‘zorte’ Zagodyrenko had a game-high 60 kills for forZe.

In the day’s final game, Complexity Gaming picked up its first victory of group play with a sweep of Sinners Esports.

They started off with a 16-12 win on Vertigo and then edged out a 16-14 victory on Nuke.

Valentin ‘poizon’ Vasilev of Bulgaria and Benjamin ‘blameF’ Bremer of Denmark led a balanced attack for Complexity. poizon had 48 kills, blameF had 44 and their three other teammates each had 37.

The champion of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event will receive $175,000 of the $750,000 prize pool plus 1,300 Pro Tour points.

Group B action continues Tuesday with three matches:

Virtus.pro vs. Sinners Esports
OG vs. forZe
G2 Esports vs. Complexity Gaming

ESL Pro League Season 14 standings, prize pool:

1st – TBD — $175,000
2nd – TBD — $60,000
3rd-4th – TBD — $30,000
5th-8th – TBD — $13,750
9th-12th – TBD — $10,000
13th-16th – Astralis, TBD — $7,000
17th-20th – Team Spirit, TBD — $5,000
21st-24th – Bad News Bears, TBD — $3,000

Group B standings (record, differential, points)

1. OG 2-0, +32, 6 points
2. forZe 2-0, +17, 6 points
3. Complexity Gaming 1-1, -1, 3 points
4. Sinners Esports 1-1, 0, 3 points
5. G2 Esports 0-2, -23, 0 points
6. Virtus.pro 0-2, -25, 0 points

–Field Level Media

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