Evil Geniuses move into first place in LCS Summer Split

Evil Geniuses moved into first place by themselves when they won and 100 Thieves had their seven-game winning snapped Friday to begin Week 8 of the League of Legends Championship Series Summer Split.

EG (13-3) knocked off Golden Guardians (4-12), while FlyQuest (8-8) took care of 100 Thieves (12-4).

Also, Team Liquid (11-5) moved into third place on their own with a win over last-place Dignitas (3-13) while Counter Logic Gaming (10-6) fell to TSM (6-10).

In the day’s other match, Cloud9 (9-7) knocked off Immortals (4-12).

Evil Geniuses, who were playing on blue, won their match in 32 minutes. Kyle “Danny” Sakamaki of the U.S. dominated for the Geniuses with a kills/deaths/assists ratio of 10/2/2. Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes, also of the U.S., finished at 2/3/4 for Golden Guardians.

FlyQuest, also on blue, stopped 100 Thieves in 40 minutes. Johnson “Johnsun” Nguyen of Canada led the win with 6/0/2, and Victor “FBI” Huang of Australia tallied a 2/1/0 for 100 Thieves.

Yet another team playing on blue posted a victory, as Liquid won in 31 minutes. Gabriel “Bwipo” Rau of Belgium posted a 4/3/1 for the winners, while Ersin “Blue” Gorin, also of Belgium, finished at 2/4/4 for Dignitas.

Playing on red, TSM scored their win in 36 minutes. Tony “Instinct” Ng of the U.S. racked up a K/D/A of 6/3/11 for TSM, while Fatih “Luger” Guven of Turkey finished at 4/1/2 for Counter Logic Gaming.

Cloud9 won their match in 31 minutes while playing on red. Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen of Denmark dominated at 8/1/8 for Cloud9, and no player on Immortals had more than one kill.

Week 8 continues Saturday with five matches:
Team Liquid vs. Golden Guardians
Counter Logic Gaming vs. 100 Thieves
TSM vs. Cloud9
Immortals vs. FlyQuest
Evil Geniuses vs. Dignitas

LCS 2022 Summer Standings:
1. Evil Geniuses, 13-3
2. 100 Thieves, 12-4
3. Team Liquid, 11-5
4. Counter Logic Gaming, 10-6
5. Cloud9, 9-7
6. FlyQuest, 8-8
7. TSM, 6-10
T8. Golden Guardians, 4-12
T8. Immortals, 4-12
10. Dignitas, 3-13

–Field Level Media

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