Samsung Ozone and Gambit BenQ met for the second time in the first game of the day. Gambit BenQ was unable to secure the lead, and Samsung Ozone’s Dade had his best game so far in the tournament on a mid lane Ezreal.
Fnatic and Vulcun TechBargains met for their second game as well with Fnatic taking the victory. Vulcun TechBargains, unlike their previous match, could not get an early lead and eventually and fell to the European powerhouse.
The third match pitted Team Mineski against Gambit BenQ for. Team Mineski got first blood but Gambit BenQ’s Jungler Diamond counter-jungled Team Mineski’s Kaigu often and Gambit BenQ took the lead. Team Mineski stands 0-2 against Gambit BenQ after the match. Despite the loss, Team Mineski’s bottom lane duo, Exo and Tgee played their best set yet overwhelming Gambit BenQ’s Genja and Voidle in the early laning phase.
Fnatic faced off Samsung Ozone in the fourth match. Samsung Ozone looked strong with some early kills but Fnatic played well and turned the match around with some kills of their own. Fnatic dominated the rest of the match and forced Samsung Ozone to surrender.
The final match of the day put Vulcun TechBargains against Team Mineski. Vulcun TechBargains found Mineski wandering around in the jungle after invading and got a very early lead with two kills off of Team Mineski’s Blue buff. Vulcun TechBargains used the momentum to dominate the match securing the victory.
Fnatic now leads the standings in group B at 5-1, Gambit BenQ is second at 4-2, Samsung Ozone and Vulcun TechBargains are both tied for third at 3-3, and Team Mineski last at 0-6.
Fnatic has been on fire for group B and will most likely move on to the next series of match-ups. There is a high possibility that the favorite of group B, Samsung Ozone, might not move to the next bracket which would severely disappoint their fans.