We entered the Ishoni LAN Event not favored to win the entire event. We were placed in Pool D alongside notable teams including Sick Six Squad and Shinto Gaming. During the pre-show talking about Pool Play this is what IHoldShift & casters had to say about Diamond Gaming.
Pool D Standings
|Sick Six Squad||3-2||5-2||10|
We started the day off against LONRGG and made our presence felt quickly by winning Map 1: HP 250-69 and Map 2: 6-4.
After a long break waiting for Match 2 of Pool D, we faced off against Erratic Gaming (0-1) and would decisively take a 2-0 sweep again with Map 1: 250-105 and Map 2: 6-2
We would immediately jump into Match 3 against Savage Horsemen (0-2) and complete a trifecta of sweeps! Map 1: 250-74 and Map 2: 6-1 this would ultimately guarantee Diamond Gaming would advance to Championship Sunday out of Pool D and Eliminating Savage Horsemen from a chance to make it to Sunday.
Match 4 would be a Pool D Battle against Sick Six Squad (2-1) 3rd Seed for a battle in Pool D. We would complete another 2-0 Sweep with Map 1: 250-129 & Map 2: 6-2 and improve to 4-0!
Match 5 would be featured on Main Stage as a Pool D Showdown between Diamond Gaming & Shinto Gaming (4-0) for 1st Place in Pool Play! You can watch the replay below.
Map 1: 250-180 Map 2: 6-2
We get the Overall 3 seed for Championship Sunday Bracket! We would ultimately get a bye for Winners Round 1.
|BYE||Winners Round 1||N/A||N/A|
|#BIBO||Winners Round 2||3-0||Win|
|Shinobi Uprising||Winners Round 3||3-0||Win|
|3Kingz Gaming||Winner Finals||0-3||Loss|
|Carnage Gaming||Loser Finals||0-3||Loss|
Winners Round 2 vs. #BIBO ( 3-0 ) Map 1: 250-186 Map 2: 6-2 Map 3: 157-131Winners Round 1 vs. BYE
Winners Round 3 vs. Shinobi Uprising (3-0) Map 1: 250-163 Map 2: 6-5 Map 3: 169-153
Winners Round 4 vs. 3Kingz Gaming (0-3) Map 1: 174-250 Map 2: 5-6 Map 3: 119-204
Losers Round 5 vs. Carnage Gaming (x-x) Map 1: 152-250 Map 2: 3-6 Map 3: X-X
We would fall just short of 1st Place at Ishoni Esports LAN Event #IES2020 We place 3rd!