After defeating G2 Esports to finish tied atop the Group B standings on Saturday, The General NRG won the much more important rematch on Sunday, winning the Rocket League Championship Series X — Spring North American Major with a 4-2 victory.
The win culminated a long day during which all seven playoff matches took place. The win also gave NRG the $36,000 grand prize and 902 RLCS Circuit Ranking Points.
In the final, G2 drew first blood with a 1-0 win on Mannfield (Night). But NRG responded with three straight wins — 3-1 on Forbidden Temple, a 2-1 OT win on DFH Stadium, and 2-1 on Utopia Coliseum (Dusk). G2 stayed alive with a 2-1 win on Wasteland (Night), but NRG took Neo Tokyo 2-1 in OT to clinch the title.
G2, which earned the top seed from Group B, opened the day with a 4-2 quarterfinal win over Susquehanna Soniqs, then topped FaZe Clan 4-3 in the semis. NRG swept Team Envy 4-0 in the quarters before getting by Rogue 4-2 in the semifinals.
The $100,000 major saw G2 pick up $18,000 for the runner-up finish, followed by FaZe and Rogue each getting $10,000.
RLC Series X — Spring North American Major playoff results
Rogue 4, Spacestation Gaming 1
The General NRG 4, Team Envy 0
G2 Esports 4, Susquehanna Soniqs 2
FaZe Clan 4, Shopify Rebellion 3
The General NRG 4, Rogue 2
G2 Esports 4, FaZe Clan 3
The General NRG 4, G2 Esports 2
RLC Series X — Spring North American Major final standings, with money and Circuit Ranking points
1. The General NRG — $36,000, 902 points
2. G2 Esports — $18,000, 700 points
3-4. FaZe Clan, Rogue — $10,000, 560 points
5-8. Shopify Rebellion, Spacestation Gaming, Susquehanna Soniqs, Team Envy — $5,000, 420 points
9-10. XSET, Version 1 — $3,000, 300 points
–Field Level Media