PCS 2020 Summer playoffs day 4 recap

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Day 4 of the PCS summer playoffs has ended! After winning versus Nova Esports in the first round, PSG Talon advances to the second round of the upper bracket to face ahq e-Sports club.

UB Round 2 day 2 recap:

ahq e-Sports club vs PSG Talon

Game 1

AHQ drafted a poke composition in the first game of the series. On the other hand, PSG drafted a pick composition. AHQ’s better laning phase and proactive plays helped them successfully contest PSG’s Rift Herald attempt and secure all 4 drakes. Because of that, they were able claim the Mountain soul in just under 25 minutes. Despite this, PSG was able to minimize their gold deficit to only five-hundred gold. PSG got back in the game in a baron fight where River used Lee Sin’s Dragon’s Rage to kick Uniboy’s Zoe towards a Death Sentence from Kaiwing’s Thresh. This play helped them secure the baron buff and turn the tide against AHQ. However, AHQ continued to fight back and stop PSG from just finishing the game. Uniboy redeemed himself in a fight for the Elder Drake when he landed a huge Paddle Star onto three members of PSG, dealing massive damage against them. This play helped AHQ win the fight. Afterwards, they pushed onto PSG’s base to win the first game of the series.

Game 2

Back to back skirmishes in the early game went in favor of PSG, who ended up with seven kills and a three-thousand gold lead in under 15 minutes. Despite that, AHQ secured two drakes as a consolation. However, PSG took advantage of their lead by forcing and winning fights to secure objectives. Eventually, the game became one-sided as PSG’s proactive plays increased their gold lead to eleven-thousand gold. This massive gold lead was too much for AHQ to handle as PSG snowballed their way towards victory, tying the series at one apiece.

Game 3

PSG drafted wanother pick composition while AHQ drafted Morgana and Kindred to protect themselves from PSG’s draft. First blood happened quickly when Kongyue punished Hanabi’s aggressive laning with a gank on the top side of the map. PSG responded by sending River and Tank to the top lane to avenge Hanabi, but Ziv was able to get a kill from the one versus three dive making it a one for one exchange. Despite AHQ’s gold lead, PSG still managed to secure the Infernal soul at the 28-minute mark. This helped them win multiple fights until they just became too strong for AHQ to overcome, eventually overpowering AHQ to win the game and lead the series 2-1.

Game 4

Game 4 started with both teams drafting a composition they were comfortable with. AHQ went for a poke composition that revolved around Zoe and Ezreal. Meanwhile, PSG drafted a pick composition with engage potential centered around Nautilus and Kalista. AHQ lane swapped in under eight minutes to secure the Rift Herald. This lead to them taking the top lane’s outer turret following a successful tower dive. PSG responded by taking the Infernal drake on the bottom side of the map. Eventually, PSG’s better teamfighting lead them to win every fight and take free objectives. This resulted in PSG’s gold lead just kept getting bigger as the game progressed. After accumulating a massive 17,000 gold lead, PSG completed demolishing AHQ to win the series 3-1.


This concludes the recap for day 4 of the PCS summer playoffs. You can find the recap for the summer playoffs day 3 here.

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