Gen.G Esports swept Cloud9 on Wednesday to advance to the lower-bracket semifinals at the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational.
Gen.G opened with a 27-minute win on blue, followed by a pair of 26-minute victories on red.
Gen.G will battle Bilibili Gaming on Friday for a berth in the lower-bracket final.
Cloud9 were eliminated and finished in fifth-sixth place, earning $20,000.
Action continues Thursday with the upper-bracket final between T1 and JD Gaming.
The $250,000 Mid-Season Invitational’s double-elimination bracket stage runs through Sunday with a top prize of $50,000. All matches are best-of-five.
Mid-Season Invitational prize pool:
5th-6th: $20,000 — G2 Esports, Cloud9
7th-8th: $15,000 — Mad Lions, Golden Guardians
9th: $12,500 — PSG Talon
10th-11th: $7,500 — Rainbow7, LOUD
12th-13th: $5,000 — GAM Esports, DetonatioN FocusMe