Written by Austyn W.
Chaos and Gen.G will face each other in the BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 American Showdown. The BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 American Showdown is an eight-team online European tournament. The event has a prize pool of $142,500 and the top three teams will qualify to the BLAST European finals. The first-place team gets $35,000 in prize pool, but more importantly to some, it also contributes 800 BLAST Premier points.
Each group has four teams and they compete in best of one matches. The teams receive three points for a win and one point for a tie. The top four teams from each group advance to the playoffs. The playoffs take place from June 5 -7th, 2020. The playoffs feature two single-elimination gauntlet. No grand finals match is played, but there will be a third-place match. The top three teams advance to the American finals.
Chaos is led by steel, who has made a name for himself as one of the best in-game leaders in North America. The former IBuypower player cannot participate in Valve sponsored events which puts a brake on his career. The player has a major impact on the team’s results and has consistently helped out-class the opponents.
Chaos Esports Club is ranked 41st in the HLTV rankings. While the team could put up a strong performance on a regular basis, the team’s results depend heavily on the individual player performances. No matter how strong the team’s strategy, it all comes down to the players’ ability to hit headshots.
Chaos Esports Club will face off against Gen.G in this match. This is a severe mismatch as Gen.G is one of the best North American CS:GO teams. The Daps led team has been able to defeat some of the best CS:GO teams on a consistent basis at DreamHack Masters Spring NA.