G2's CS:GO Paris Major elimination shocks fans

    Fans and pros were in a state of shock on Monday as G2 Esports were knocked out of the BLAST Paris Major.

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    CS:GO caster Scrawny put it best when he said in reference to NiKo, arguably the greatest rifler in the esports' history, "The guillotine in Paris drops on the head of the king who will never touch the crown."

    NiKo exited the Paris Major alongside G2 in a shocking 1-2 loss to Fnatic in the Legends Stage.

    G2 had to fight through the Challengers Stage and managed to reach the Legends Stage with a flawless 3-0 record. However, their hopes were dashed as they suffered losses to Vitality and Bad News Eagles in best-of-one matches, leaving them in a position where they needed to reverse sweep their way through best-of-three games to secure a spot in the playoffs. Ultimately, their journey ended with a defeat against Fnatic.

    The loss not only impacted G2 but also cast a shadow over NiKo's career, as he will retire from CS:GO without a Major trophy to his name.

    Aside from G2's disappointing tournament run, many fans were disheartened by their unsuccessful Pick'Em Challenge selections, as they had relied on G2 to keep their hopes of obtaining a diamond coin alive.

    As the hunt for the elusive coin continues, more participants will face disappointment as NaVi takes on FaZe on the final Legends matchday on May 16. The clash between FaZe and NaVi will kick off the last round of Legends in Paris on May 16.