GENESIS: RED was a part of the FUSE circuit, a circuit dedicated only to teams. With Zac "SFAT" Cordoni and Kevin "PewPewU" Toy, as well as William "Leffen" Hjelte in attendance, the battlefield as usual was destructive.
In order for the two expected powerhouse teams to collide they'd have to get through the likes of Kashan "Chillindude829" Khan teaming with Daniel "ChuDat" Rodriguez, and Dajuan "Shroomed" McDaniel teaming with Johnny "S2j" Kim.
Out at 5th at Genesis Red, plus 4th in doubles with @LiquidChu. Not happy with how i played in top 8 but it was a good warmup for evo— Chillindude (@LiquidChillin) July 10, 2017
Leffen showed up to the tournament only to enter teams to get his due practice in for FUSE circuit finale.
His practice paid off as he and Ice were able to win against Pewfat convincingly in both their winners and losers sets.
2nd is always bitter, but we learn the most from the bitter ones. GGs Leffen/Ice— CLG.SFAT (@SFAT) July 10, 2017
Thankfully, the summer of Smash is ripe with tournaments and doubles action. GENESIS: RED also didn't have the powerhouse team of Adam "Armada" Lindgren and his brother Andreas "Android" Lindgren. So while Leffice were able to win, they still have a large hurdle to overcome in the near future.
Courtesy of Genesis Tournament Series Twitter