The ALGS Split 2 group stage has kicked off and is in full swing. Join us as we recap day 1 of Apex’s first LAN in 2 years.
The ALGS Split 2 playoffs are in full swing. After a insane day 1 group stage that contained over 36 rounds of Apex, there’s tons of storylines to and plays to follow. Alliance and Liquid showed up big on Day 1 even as the fan favorites struggled to find form.
Fan favorites struggle while others show up big
This ALGS LAN has been 2 years in the making and nerves are high and the stakes are even higher. In day one of the ALGS split 2 playoffs, the favorites underperformed as the Apex community expected them to dominate their groups after their qualifier runs. TSM and NRG had barely made it into the top 20 with 106 total points and 107 points respectively. SCARZ and G2 unfortunately didn’t make the cut and will have to duke it out in the losers brackets.
NRG and SCARZ struggles continue at ALGS LAN (A vs C)
Both NRG and Scarz are outside the top 20 as things stand, with NRG in 22nd and Scarz in 34th. Both need strong games in the final 6 matches.
While on the other hand, the newly signed OpTic Gaming and region staples Alliance and Team Liquid showed up big. With Alliance coming out in first place with a whopping 205 total points and closely followed by OpTic and Team Liquid. After day 1 of the ALGS split 2 group stage, the stage is set for some huge comebacks and great plays.
Some of the best plays of the day
OpTic Skittlecakes’ armor swap dance
OpTic alongside their massive point total had tons of phenomenal plays during day 1 of the ALGS split 2 playoffs . Their best and one of the best clips of the day is Skittlecakes’ clutch. In the 3v1 against Totem at the end of the game with insane armor swaps and even better PK shots, he manages to cultch out the game.
Alliance drop over 200 points in ALGS LAN Group Stage (B vs C)
Alliance broke over 200 points as they dominated the ALGS LAN Group Stage. They advance to tomorrows winner bracket.
Team Liquid Gilderson’s beams
Team liquid played out of their minds during the split 2 playoffs. The team typically performs above average but nothing stellar in other tournaments. However, they blew everyone away with their insane plays and top placements. Gildersons, the newest and youngest player of Team Liquid pulled off an insane 1v3 clutch on Stormpoint and stunned everyone with his skill.
Although some teams have struggled, others have shined in the ALGS split 2 group stage. Additionally, its only day 1 of the 3 day event. Teams are more than capable to mentally reset and come out swinging during the winners and losers brackets. Follow our ALGS coverage as there’s tons more Apex content on its way.
TSM SNEAK into top 20 to qualify for the winners bracket (A vs D)
TSM, who have performed below-par on the opening day of the ALGS Playoffs, made the top 20 by the skin of their teeth. Elsewhere, Team Empire deployed Mad Maggie to end the marathon group stage strong.
Follow our Apex Legends section for coverage of the ALGS LAN bracket stage and finals.