Royal Never Give Up and Pentanet.GG advanced to the “Rumble Round” on Sunday in the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational.
Royal Never Give Up (8-0) remained perfect in Group A after posting a pair of wins over both Unicorns of Love (2-6) and Pentanet.GG (2-6).
Pentanet.GG and Unicorns of Love each notched a victory over the other, with the former defeating the latter in a group tiebreaker.
The 11-team Mid-Season Invitational, which runs through May 23, is being held between the first and second splits of all regions. Teams were drawn into three groups based on seeding. Groups B and C are double round robin while Group A is quadruple round robin. The top two teams from each group advance to Stage 2.
Stage 2, the “Rumble Round,” consists of a double round robin from which the top four teams will make the knockout round. As in Stage 1, all Stage 2 matches are best-of-one.
The knockout round will consist of single-elimination semifinals and the final, with all three matches best-of-five. The championship team will receive 30 percent of the prize pool, which will be a minimum of $250,000.
League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational standings:
1. Royal Never Give Up, 8-0
2. Pentanet.GG, 2-6
3. Unicorns of Love, 2-6
1. MAD Lions, 3-0
2. PSG Talon, 2-1
3. paiN Gaming, 1-2
4. Istanbul Wildcats, 0-3
1. DWG KIA, 3-0
T2. Cloud9, 1-2
T2. DetonatioN FocusMe, 1-2
T2. Infinity Esports, 1-2
–Field Level Media