UMG Orlando: Day 1 Recap
*Note that this recap only covers mainstage matchups due to the inconsistency of the UMG stream throughout the day.
OpTic Gaming (1) vs. Team Revenge (16)
- Solar - Hardpoint: OpTic started the game out hot, by taking quick control over tR in the first couple of minutes. tR regained control and managed to tie the game at 133-133. The game continued to go back and forth, leading up to the final hill, which tR gains control quickly of, resulting in a 216-184 win against OpTic. tR went up 1-0 in the series.
Denial eSports (3) vs. Team EnVyUs (6)
- Bio Lab - Hardpoint: EnVy started the game out strong, gaining a 25 point lead by the second hill. Anthony “Nameless” Wheeler grabbed a huge three piece on the third hill to extend the lead vs. Denial. Denial started to shorten the lead and made clutch plays to win 219-211 against EnVy going up 1-0 in the series.
OpTic Gaming (1) vs. Stunner Gaming (8)
- Detroit - Hardpoint: OpTic Gaming’s momentum was diminished after getting 3-0’d by Team Revenge in their first Pool Play matchup, giving Stunner the advantage. Stunner was able to take map one 250-113 in a dominant fashion, going up 1-0 in the series.
Team JusTus (4) vs. Prophecy (5)
- Detroit - Hardpoint: Both teams struggled throughout the map to gain a substantial lead on one another. Kills and points were traded between JusTus and Prophecy. Prophecy was able to come out on top with a close 225-222 map victory, going up 1-0 in series.
Prophecy (5) vs. OpTic Nation (12)
- Retreat - Hardpoint: Both teams played at each other’s throats winning and losing hills. The game was overall played quite close, but OpTic Nation was able to uphold their close 207-196 win against Prophecy, going up 1-0 in the series.
Final Pool Play Standings
Here is an overall view of the Pool Play results from Day One.
- Stunner Gaming: 2-0
- Team Kaliber: 2-0
- Denial eSports: 2-0
- Prophecy: 2-0
This concludes eSportsNation’s UMG Orlando: Day 1 Recap. Let us know how you feel about today’s surprises and disappointments.