Although the team reached the finals as the fifth seeding team, Cloud9 defeated their opponents in the bracket’s only sweep. Furthermore, Cloud9 won their first LCS trophy since the Midseason Showdown back in 2021.
For C9 in the LCS, this trophy indicates the conclusion of a hectic year that saw significant lineup changes, coaching controversy, role swaps, and the comeback of some of the team’s most well-known players. On the other hand, 100T kept up their sweeping streak in all of their finals, including this year’s Spring Playoffs, LCS triumph, and the 2018 Spring.
Cloud9 defeats 100 Thieves in the LCS Summer 2022 Grand Final
In the Upper Bracket final, Cloud9 defeated 100 Thieves with a scoreline of 3-1 to qualify to the Grand FInal of the event. On the other hand, 100 Thieves advanced to the Lower Bracket Final.
100 Thieves earned their slot in LCS Summer 2022 Grand Final after defeating Evil Geniuses in the Lower Bracket Final. Although Evil Geniuses did put up a tough fight, 100 Thieves managed to defeat them with a scoreline of 3-2.
In the Grand FInal, Cloud9 defeated 100 Thieves with a clean sweep of 3-0 to win the ultimate title of champions and a lion’s share of USD 100,000. On the other hand, 100 Thieves and Evil Geniuses won the prize of USD 50,000 and USD 30,000, respectively.
Kim “Berserker” Min-cheol from Cloud9 won the MVP in the Grand Final, totaling to two MVPs in the championship. Berserker has been an invaluable asset for Cloud9 throughout the championship. His overall performance throughout the championship played a crucial role in the team’s success.
The top three teams of LCS Summer 2022, i.e., Cloud9, 100 Thieves, and Evil Geniuses, have earned a slot for themselves in the World Championship 2022, which will start later this year. It will be exciting to see which team triumphs in the prestigious main event of the year. Follow Esports91 on Instagram and stay tuned to our website of the latest news and updates.