Quincy Crew swept FURIA Esports in two quick games Thursday to tie idle CR4ZY for first place in the BTS Pro Series: Americas event.
Quincy Crew (3-0) posted 16- and 14-minute wins over FURIA (0-3).
In the day’s other match, Cloud9 (1-4) came from behind for a 2-1 win over Evil Geniuses (3-1). After Evil Geniuses won the opening map in 29 minutes, Cloud9 responded with 47- and 24-minute victories.
The online Dota 2 event features eight teams competing for a $50,000 prize pool, with $21,000 going to the tournament winner.
All matches in the round-robin group stage are best-of-three.
The top four teams will advance to the upper bracket in the double-elimination playoff format, while the fifth- and sixth-place teams gain entry into the lower bracket. The bottom two teams will be eliminated.
All playoff matches will be best-of three before the grand final on April 26, which will feature a best-of-five format.
The action continues Friday with two matches:
–Evil Geniuses vs. Quincy Crew
–Cloud9 vs. FURIA Esports
BTS Pro Series: Americas standings through Thursday (map record in parentheses):
T1. Quincy Crew, 3-0 (6-2)
T1. CR4ZY, 3-0 (6-2)
3. Evil Geniuses, 3-1 (7-3)
4. Thunder Predator, 3-2 (8-5)
5. business associates, 1-2 (4-4)
6. beastcoast, 0-2 (0-4)
7. FURIA Esports, 0-3 (1-6)
8. Cloud9, 1-4 (3-9)
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