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StuDy    Evil Geniuses
StuDy was mediocre as Evil Geniuses were swept by Rise Nation on Day 1 of the Global Pro League's Blue Group play.

RotoWire Analysis

StuDy had a rough game to open Round 1 Hardpoint. Havok was solid throughout the match, but he did not have the support -- and combine that with a huge team game from Rise Nation, and it spelled trouble for Evil Geniuses. In Round 2 Search & Destroy, Nagafen was the only thing that stopped Rise Nation from winning the round 6-0. Nagafen did spark a little comeback that saw StuDy notch the final kill in Game 8, but Rise Nation quelled that rebellion rather quickly. StuDy limped to the end of the match, going 19/32 in Round 3 Uplink -- it was rough, and was a match StuDy will look to forget it.
Nagafen    Evil Geniuses
Nagafen was actually solid despite the dominating sweep handed to them by Rise Nation on Day 1 of the Global Pro League's Group Blue play.

RotoWire Analysis

Nagafen had a great start in Round 1 Hardpoint -- unfortunately for him, his teammates did not follow suit. They could not bring together a solid offense -- once one player trended upward, another player's performance fell off a cliff. He was not immune to that, however, as he slowed at times as well. He started a little comeback in Round 2 Search & Destroy, getting the final kill in Games 6 and 7, stopping a sweep and actually making a game of it. They would win an additional game before Rise Nation finished the round off. He had 24 kills in Round 3 Uplink, which was a highlight of the round, as they were shutout by Rise Nation.
Loony    Rise Nation
Looney was a solid support man as Rise Nation swept Evil Geniuses on Day 1 of the Global Pro League's Group Blue play.

RotoWire Analysis

Rise Nation had an incredible team game in the sweep -- every member was solid, even if they did not lead their team in the round. The heroics belonged to Faccento in Round 1 Hardpoint, but Loony played support throughout the round -- his pattern of support-play was his thing for the entirety of the match. He had a very quiet Round 2 Search & Destroy, but his Round 3 Uplink saw him post 26 kills and five points, as Rise Nation decimated Evil Geniuses.
Nagafen    Evil Geniuses
Nagafen would perform the best out of the Evil Geniuses during their fated match against Fnatic, scoring a KD of 50/47 and helping out with objectives. But it wasn't enough to keep Fnatic from taking them 3-0 during Day 1 of Group Blue of the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Nagafen clearly was the best player out of Evil Geniuses during their game against Fnatic. But again, like the rest of his team, it turned out to be not nearly enough to stop them. Nagafen started out well enough with a positive 21/18 KD during Round 1 Hardpoint and just under a minute of objective control time. Nagafen would also be the only Evil Geniuses player to notch a positive KD of 8/6 during Round 2 Search & Destroy. He wound up being the only player to score any points at all during Round 3 Uplink, putting all four of his team's points upon the board, but his negative KD of 21/23 was indicative of his efforts being too little, too late to stop Fnatic from sweeping Evil Geniuses 3-0.
Havok    Evil Geniuses
Havok just couldn't live up to his name against Fnatic, scoring a mediocre KD of 53/51 and clearly being outclassed during Day 1 of the Group Blue games in the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Havok definitely tried his hardest to be a slayer for Evil Geniuses during Day 1 of the Group Blue games as his overall KD was one of the only positives for his team, but it clearly wasn't enough to prevent Fnatic from utterly destroying EG. Havok started with promise after notching a 25/18 KD in Round 1 Hardpoint, the best of his team, but it ultimately wouldn't matter as Fnatic won the round anyway. Havok would only chalk up a mediocre KD of 5/7 during Round 2 Search & Destroy, a game mode where Evil Geniuses previously found victories. Havok would ultimately go negative in Round 3 Uplink, notching a KD of 23/26, and his fate with the rest of Evil Geniuses would ultimately be sealed as Fnatic took the third round.
StuDy    Evil Geniuses
Only notching an overall KD of 53/55, StuDy needs to fight smarter if Evil Geniuses hopes to survive Group Blue after a devastating loss to Rise Nation on Day 1 of the CWL Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

StuDy clearly wasn't prepared to go up against Fnatic, although Evil Geniuses' prior loss to Rise Nation right earlier clearly didn't help. The demoralizing stomp obviously got to StuDy during his match against Fnatic, as he would start negative during Round 1 Hardpoint with a 19/23 KD. StuDy would fare slightly better, but still end up with a negative score during Round 2 Search & Destroy, where he'd notch a 5/7 KD. Finally, StuDy would come out swinging during Round 3 Uplink with a KD of 29/25, but it was too little, too late to prevent Fnatic from sweeping Evil Geniuses in a 3-0 slaughter.
NAMELESS    Evil Geniuses
NAMELESS played bad in almost every round against Fnatic during Day 1 of Group Blue of the CWL Global Pro League, only notching a KD of 42/51.

RotoWire Analysis

NAMELESS just could not get it together for most of the games against Fnatic, only coming through in the end and even then that wasn't enough. NAMELESS started with a downright awful KD of 12/22 for Round 1 Hardpoint, definitely not a promising beginning, despite getting the most objective control time with a 1:26. During Round 2 Search & Destroy, a game mode that Evil Geniuses excels at, NAMELESS would end up getting the worst KD of his team with a score of only 4/6. NAMELESS would attempt to redeem himself during Round 3 Uplink, where he would finally go positive with a 26/23 KD, but it clearly wasn't enough to stop Fnatic from steamrolling Evil Geniuses in a 3-0 loss.
Felony    Rise Nation
Felony was a support-based player in the sweep of Evil Geniuses during Day 1 of the Global Pro League's Group Blue play.

RotoWire Analysis

Felony did not tear the house down against Evil Geniuses by any means, but he was far from bad -- in fact, he was an important member of Rise Nation throughout the entirety of the match. He was never the star -- with Faccento leading the team in Round 1 Hardpoint, and Aqua taking that mantle in Round 2 Search & Destroy, and Round 3 Uplink. Felony peppered in 24 kills and four points in the final Uplink round, which was a big part in taking the round win to Rise Nation.
Attach    FaZe Clan
Attach flawlessly controlled entire rounds with a 74/72 KD in a win against Rise Nation on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Clayster and Enable may have streaked the early game, but it was Attach who clutched the latter half of the game. Attach's domination began in Round 2 Search & Destroy in Game 10. There, Attach did the unbelievable and clutched a 1-vs-4 by wrapping behind Rise Nation and getting two picks, then immediately popping his Reactive Armor he just earned before closing with the final two kills. Unfortunately, Attach's big play didn't translate to a round win since FaZe Clan couldn't win Game 11. Attach, however, didn't slow down going into Round 3 Uplink by popping a 30/27 KD, three dunks and a throw. The entire Uplink was entirely in FaZe Clan's hands thanks to Attach's kills, points and ZooMa's flanks.
Enable    FaZe Clan
Enable smashes with a streaky early game with a 74/64 KD in a win against Rise Nation on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Enable continues to step up for his team after last season where he played support. Now, Enable can slay with the best of the CWL Pro League. Round 1 Hardpoint on Retaliation was entirely Enable's and Clayster's round where early kills snowballed into total game control. Fights over Cathedral and Destroyed Buildings were largely trivial thanks to Enable's clutch kills that saw him streak upwards to a seven killstreak. This gave him Scorestreaks like Trinity Rockets and Bombardments for easy clears. However, cracks in FaZe Clan's gameplay appeared in Round 2 Search & Destroy. Despite a four-point lead, Enable couldn't clutch out the round do to some miscommunication. Enable closed the series at Round 4 Hardpoint with an 18/19 KD.
Clayster    FaZe Clan
Clayster dominates Rise Nation with a 76/72 KD on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

The short hiatus after CWL Dallas hasn't dampened Clayster's skills. Instead, Clayster and FaZe Clan seem more coordinated than ever after their strong victory over Rise Nation. Round 1 Hardpoint on Retaliation was an absolute blow-out thanks to Clayster's 27/14 KD and Enable's own streaks. However the more impressive plays came in Round 2 Search & Destroy. Game 2 saw Clayster clutch a very hard one-versus-two thanks to his use of cover before nearly doing it again in Game 4. But towards the end of the round, Clayster and FaZe Clan panicked in some cases with poor calls and poor Payload uses, such as in Game 5. Clasyter closed Round 2 Search & Destroy with a 7/9 KD.
ZooMa    FaZe Clan
ZooMa flanked for better and worse with a 62/70 KD in a win over Rise Nation on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

ZooMa pulled his usual tricks of hitting the team's backlines with an SMG. But while ZooMa's flanks worked well in respawn rounds like Uplink and Hardpoint, they faltered greatly in Round 2 Search & Destroy. ZooMa's continually flanked in Round 2 Search & Destroy but he looked shaky with his shots and kills. Game 6 saw ZooMa whiff some shots but ultimately score the kill thanks to some awkward timing, while Game 8 and Game 11 saw ZooMa wrap only to be quickly picked since Rise Nation were watching their flanks. The early drops from ZooMa allowed Rise Nation to push uneven teamfights for quick wins. But in Round 3 Uplink on Frost the flanks worked very well for ZooMa. Sitting near ball spawn, ZooMa just continually harassed Rise Nation and trying to prevent the team from ever touching the ball. Meanwhile, Attach was able to light on fire and score a barrel of points. Round 4 Hardpoint saw ZooMa drop his flanks entirely in favor of stacking for teamfights. While the round saw the typical FaZe Clan mid-game slump, ZooMa was able to win the round with a solid 22/22 KD.
Faccento    Rise Nation
Faccento couldn't find his beat with a 69/65 KD in a loss to FaZe Clan on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

After a strong seasonal start, Faccento still struggles to find momentum to slay like Aqua. Most of the problem was because of FaZe Clan's flanks, forcing Faccento onto his back foot constantly. Unable to get kills, Faccento instead rotated to holding the objective. But Round 1 Hardpoint and Round 4 Hardpoint saw Faccento struggle to defend against FaZe Clan's assault. Round 1 Hardpoint was the more humiliating defeat as Faccento and Rise Nation couldn't score more than eighty points. However, Faccento was strong in Round 2 Search & Destroy by getting onto his sniper. With some strong picks in Game 11, Game 12, and Game 9, Faccento was able to put the odds into his team's favor thanks to his laser-like sights. Faccento closed Round 2 Search & Destroy with an 8/10 KD.
Felony    Rise Nation
Felony couldn't keep up with a 63/78 KD in a swift loss to FaZe Clan on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Felony was generally limp this series, melding into the background when Rise Nation needed him to make a stand. While far from bad, Felony needed to be more present in this series, especially when the game is against FaZe Clan, Rise Nation's main rival. Round 1 Hardpoint was an utter stomp by FaZe Clan. Little could be done after a set of early kills and streaks gave FaZe Clan the map on a silver platter. But more promising rounds, Round 4 Hardpoint and Round 2 Search & Destroy, still saw Felony a little soft. Round 4 Hardpoint, for example, saw Rise Nation close a large lead thanks to a mid-game slump from FaZe Clan. Only, Felony couldn't hold with Faccento long enough to break the lead. Felony closed Round 4 Hardpoint with an 18/24 KD, 1:01 objective time, and four defends.
Aqua    Rise Nation
Aqua scored a solid 69/69 KD but it wasn't enough to best FaZe Clan in a loss on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Aqua maintained a steady, positive JD nearly every round but with the rest of his team lagging, he couldn't capitalize on the few picks he made. Round 1 Hardpoint was the only round Aqua didn't score a positive KD and it was largely due to FaZe Clan's gaining early Scorestreaks and killstreaks. The momentum was next to impossible to break. But Aqua did begin the turn around in Round 2 Search & Destroy in Game 5 and Game 7. Game 5 saw Aqua clutch two kills thanks to some very clever camping that put FaZe Clan square into his sights. Then Game 7 was an example of Aqua's razor-sharp shots as he snapped two kills in quick succession. However, Round 4 Hardpoint and Round 3 Uplink were weaker round that Aqua couldn't take control in. Flanks from FaZe Clan continually staggered his positions even while trading favorably. Aqua closed Round 4 Hardpoint with a 20/19 KD.
Loony    Rise Nation
Even with a great round, Loony couldn't win with a 76/74 KD against FaZe Clan on Day 1 of Group Blue at the CWL Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

After a disappointing CWL Dallas placement, Loony now comes back strong against one of the top teams in the CWL Pro League. While Rise Nation were obliterated in Round 1 Hardpoint, Loony was unshaken. Round 2 Search & Destroy saw Loony clutch the round from a four point deficit thanks to some big plays. In Game 9, Loony was able to win a tough one-versus-three thanks to a big Active Camo use. Loony finds an opening kill wrapping behind FaZe Clan, scoring him an Active Camo. Immediately pooping it, Loony was able to snipe the last two members of FaZe Clan running frantically around the bomb site. The three kills also gave Loony full Scorestreaks which made FaZe Clan extraordinarily paranoid in Game 10 and Game 11, making them easy picks for Rise Nation. Loony close Round 2 Search & Destroy with a 12/8 KD.
Faccento    Rise Nation
Faccento helped fuel Rise Nation's sweep of Evil Geniuses on day 1 of Group Blue play of the Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

RIse Nation easily handled Evil Geniuses on day 1 of their group play, and Faccento made a huge influence early to set the tone for the round, and the match. Faccento flew out of the gate in Round 1 Hardpoint, and was the leader of an incredible team performance -- the team went up 61-1, and never looked back from there. Faccento had a solid game in Round 2 Search & Destroy, but Aqua was the key of the round -- Faccento played a solid support role in the round. He peppered in eight points and 32 kills in an incredible Round 3 Uplink, that finished off the round and the match.
Aqua    Rise Nation
Aqua had a solid game as Rise Nation crushed Evil Geniuses on their Day 1 match of Group Blue play of the Global Pro League.

RotoWire Analysis

Aqua had a solid game against Evil Geniuses, something that basically every member of Rise Nation enjoyed in the easy sweep. Round 1 Hardpoint was a strong performance for the entirety of Rise Nation -- they were a four-headed monster that crushed any hope of an Evil Geniuses round win. They got off to a 61-1 start and never looked back. Aqua had a huge double-digit kill performance in Round 2 Search & Destroy, a round Rise Nation dominated once again. They went on a 5-0 run before dropping a few games towards the end -- despite that, they never really were in doubt to lose it. Aqua had another huge round in Round 3 Uplink, notching 31 kills and three points in a round that saw Rise Nation pitch a shutout, and drop a ton of points on Evil Geniuses.
Skrapz    Fnatic
Skrapz was the slayer to beat in Fnatic's 3-0 sweep against Evil Geniuses during Day 1 of the CWL Global Pro League Group Blue games, as he took out Evil Geniuses team members left and right with an overall KD of 62/51.

RotoWire Analysis

Skrapz was an engine of the destruction of Evil Geniuses, slaughtering them utterly. The slaughter began when Skrapz scored a 23/20 KD in Round 1 Hardpoint -- not the best on his team, but still enough to put fear in the hearts of Evil Geniuses. Skrapz would surprisingly falter a little bit in Round 2 Search & Destroy, only notching a 6/7 KD. He would later make up for it in spades during Round 3 Uplink with a monstrous 33/24 KD, and also put three of Fnatic's eight points on the board, and ultimately make the battle of Fnatic against Evil Geniuses a massacre in a 3-0 sweep.
SunnyB    Fnatic
Although SunnyB could be considered to be outclassed by his teammates on Fnatic during Day 1 of Group Blue of the CWL Global Pro League, he still held his own with a KD of 44/49, and was a help in the destruction of Evil Geniuses in a 3-0 sweep.

RotoWire Analysis

SunnyB's didn't shine so bright during Day 1 of Group Blue against Evil Geniuses, but it was still enough to singe Fnatic's foes significantly. He started positive with a KD of 21/18 during Round 1 Hardpoint, although he got the least amount of objective control time for his team. SunnyB would break even during Round 2 Search & Destroy, with a 5/5 KD. SunnyB would eventually go negative during Round 3 Uplink, only notching an 18/26 KD, but he did put a point upon the Uplink board, ultimately helping defeat Evil Geniuses utterly in Fnatic's 3-0 sweep.