100 Thieves 100 Thieves North America Rank #1 bang Sean Bezerra Cryocells Matthew Panganiban eeiu Daniel Vucenovic Boostio Kelden Pupello Asuna Peter Mazuryk asserted their dominance with a resounding 3-0 victory over G2 Esports G2 Esports North America Rank #5 icy Jacob Lange trent Trent Cairns valyn Jacob Batio JonahP Jonah Pulice leaf Nathan Orf in the VCT Americas Stage 1 Grand Finals. This win not only secured 100 Thieves the top seed in Masters:Shanghai but also granted them a bye into the playoffs. Despite G2's defeat, their journey from Challengers last year to an international Masters event marks a significant achievement.

bang led the charge in the grand finals, amassing 56 kills and a remarkable +20 KD to propel 100 Thieves to victory. It was a collective effort from the team, with each member contributing at least 44 kills.

In a strategic move, 100 Thieves banned Lotus and Icebox, setting the stage for the grand finals to commence on Bind.

100 Thieves Maintain Dominance on Bind This Season

Capitalizing on their double map ban advantage, 100 Thieves opted to initiate the grand final on Bind, their most dominant map in 2024. Despite G2 initially taking an 8-3 lead in the opening half, a decisive 1v2 play from eeiu in the final round of the half narrowed the deficit to 8-4.

eeiu clutches a 1v2 to cut into the deficit for 100T.

The momentum shifted in the second half as 100 Thieves secured the first four rounds, equalizing the score at 8-8. Despite a brief lead from G2, 100 Thieves clinched the map with a 13-9 victory.

Although valyn continued his stellar performance from the lower finals, finishing with 19 kills, it was leaf who led the team with 20 kills. Cryocells 's resurgence in the second half, finishing 12/18 after a 2/12 start, was instrumental in 100 Thieves' map win.

100 Thieves Also Triumph on Breeze in Similar Fashion

On G2's map pick of Breeze, it felt like a must win if G2 was going to remain in the match. This map was, however, more of the same for 100T. After once again falling behind early 4-0, they were able to cut into the lead to make it 6-3.

Three straight rounds for 100T closed the gap to 6-6 and they were once again looking poised to take the map in the second half. In similar fashion to Bind, G2 was once again only able to take one round in the second half and once again lost 13-7 in dominating fashion.

100T closes out the map to take a 2-0 series lead.

Mirroring their performance on Bind, 100 Thieves dominated the second half, allowing G2 only one round victory and securing a commanding 13-7 win. Boostio , despite previous struggles, demonstrated his fragging ability on Breeze with 22 kills while playing Cypher.

100 Thieves Showcase Dominance on Sunset to Complete Sweep

In the decisive Sunset map, valyn's calling was tested against Boostio's strategic prowess, which consistently caught G2 off-guard. Despite losing the pistol round, 100 Thieves managed to tie the game at 1-1 by winning the eco round.

A standout moment occurred when bang, armed only with a Sheriff, secured three improbable kills from within a smoke, leveling the score at 3-3.

An improbable 3K from bang leads 100T closer to match point.

Maintaining their dominance, 100 Thieves secured an 8-4 lead in the first half. Despite G2's efforts to stage a comeback, 100 Thieves prevailed, winning 13-8, with Asuna showcasing his Raze dominance with 21 kills.

With the number one seed and a playoff bye, 100 Thieves enter Masters Shanghai with confidence. Meanwhile, G2, as runners-up, will face T1 T1 Korea Rank #3 Sayaplayer Ha Jeong-woo (하정우) Rossy Daniel Abedrabbo Carpe Lee Jae-hyeok (이재혁) iZu Ham Woo-ju (함우주) xccurate Kevin Susanto in the opening round of the Swiss stage at Shanghai.