Can Heroic turn around their fortunes against G2 esports this year?

Two of the most popular teams are facing elimination in Group A of the IEM Chengdu 2024 tournament. After some mishaps earlier in the group stage, Heroic and G2 esports will face each other in a fight for survival. The loser of this match is out of the tournament, while the winner advances to the tournament playoffs. Here’s what we know about Heroic vs G2 at IEM Chengdu 2024.

Heroic vs G2 at Chengdu 2024 Live score 

Here’s the Heroic vs G2 live score at IEM Chengdu. The first map for Ancient was a Heroic map pick while G2 esports picked up Nuke. The final map in the series is Vertigo.

Team 1
Team 2
Map 1
Map 2
Map 3
Score
HeroicG2Ancient (4-5)NukeVertigo0-0

Ancient

The first map started with a relatively even first half between the two teams. Some impressive multi-frags by G2's nexa allowed G2 to take a slight early game lead. G2's constant information-gathering allowed them to have a rough idea of the opponent's movements across the map. There were multiple times when G2 players would set up cross-angles alloing them to get the frags.

Team Rosters

Heroic roster

  • René "TeSeS" Madsen 
  • Rasmus "sjuush" Beck
  • Guy "NertZ" Iluz
  • Damjan "kyxsan" Stoilkovski
  • Nico "nicoodoz" Tamjidi

G2 CS roster

  • Nemanja "huNter-" Kovač
  • Nikola "NiKo" Kovač 
  • Ilya "m0NESY" Osipov
  • Rasmus "HooXi" Nielsen
  • Nemanja "nexa" Isaković

Where can I watch the event?

Counter-Strike fans can catch the IEM Chengdu action live on Twitch. We have embedded the stream below for your convenience.

IEM Chengdu has a prize pool of $250,000 and features some of the best teams in action. The tournament runs for seven days starting on the 8th. With the best teams in attendance, this event promises to bring top tier Counter-Strike action for fans. At stake is an invite for IEM Cologne later this year for the tournament winner. There are also EPT points in contention for the top placements, which will be quite useful in future ESL Pro Tour events. 

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