LGB eSports won E-sport-bets.com's third anniversary cup following a 16-11 victory over Virtus.pro in the final.
Eight top teams from all over Europe battled it out in this three-day online cup, organised by E-sport-bet.com, which was celebrating its third anniversary, for bragging rights and also the top prize of $1,500.
The group stage, which used the GSL system, came to an end on Saturday, with LGB and Virtus.pro topping their respective groups, thus automatically booking places in the semi-finals.
In the quarter-finals, Reason beat mousesports 16-10, while HellRaisers emerged victorious from their clash with Ukrainian rivals Na´Vi following a 16-11 victory. Both semi-final matches were pretty much a one-way street, with LGB and Virtus.pro easing past Reason and HR, respectively, with 16-7 scorelines.
olofm in impressive form in the final
The map picked for the final was de_inferno, where LGB gave a good account of themselves on the CT side as they leading the score 10-5 at the break. The second half was neck-and-neck, but the Swedes, inspired by a great performance from Olof "olofm" Kajbjer ended up picking up a 16-11 victory over the EMS One Katowice champions.
K - D
Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjerolofmeister
34 - 12
Isak 'cype' Rydmancype
20 - 16
Freddy 'KRIMZ' JohanssonKRIMZ
20 - 17
Dennis 'dennis' Edmandennis
20 - 19
Simon 'twist' Eliassontwist
11 - 17
E-sport-bets.com third anniversary cup final standings:
1. LGB - $1,500
2. Virtus.pro - $800
3-4. Reason Gaming - $350
3-4. HellRaisers - $350