Denial win John Wick Invitational
Denial eSports won FACEIT's John Wick CS:GO Invitational following a 2-0 victory over the former NetcodeGuides team (16-13 on de_season, 16-12 on de_mirage).
Held by FACEIT in collaboration with Twitch and Lionsgate to celebrate the release of the 2014 film John Wick, this $20,000 online tournament featured a total eight teams, who were placed in a single-elimination bracket.
With iBUYPOWER and Cloud9 in Europe for the FACEIT Finals, the title was contested by the tournament's favourites, the former NetcodeGuides.com team, who played this tournament as MouseSpaz, and Denial eSports.
ShahZaM's Denial win $10,000
Just days after picking Nick "nitr0" Cannella up, Denial took the lead in the series with a 16-13 victory on de_cache after going into half-time with a five-round lead. On de_mirage, Shahzeb "ShahZaM" Khan's side found themselves down 5-10 at the break, but they managed to turn things around to celebrate a 16-12 victory in the end.
John Wick CS:GO Invitational Final Standings:
1. Denial eSports - $10,000
2. NetcodeGuides.com (MouseSpaz) - $5,000
3-4. savage - $2,500
3-4. SapphireKelowna - $2,500