The opening day of ESWC 2014 has come to an end, with Natus Vincere and LDLC topping their respective groups.
Na`Vi gave an amazing account of themselves on the first day of ESWC 2014 as they topped Group A with a perfect 5-0 record, including a 16-5 beating of FACEIT champions fnatic, who finished second in the group, with 12 points.
In the other group things were not that simple as there was a three-way tie at the top between LDLC, Virtus.pro and Cloud9. After losing their match against the North American side, the Polish side looked to be on the brink of elimination, but they refused to throw in the towel and beat LDLC 16-13 to keep their hopes alive.
In the decisive group match, LDLC eased past Cloud9 16-7 to secure the top spot of the group with a +6 round record between the three tied teams. Virtus.pro finish second on a -2 record, while Cloud9 had to settle for third place on a -4 record.
The following teams have progressed to the best-of-three playoffs:
The tournament will resume on Friday at 09:30 with the other two groups, featuring the likes of Ninjas in Pyjamas, Titan and iBUYPOWER. You can find the complete schedule here.