k1ck won xfunction Masters by Hitbox following a 2-1 victory over AlienTech (20-22 on de_inferno, 16-11 on de_nuke and 16-6 on de_cache).
Held at Clube de Jogos de Matosinhos, in Porto, xfunction Masters, the last LAN event of the year in Portugal, featured 16 teams from all over the country who battled it out for cash and hardware prizes worth over €2,000.
As expected, the two Portuguese teams who were in attendance at the ESWC finals last month were the ones to make it to the grand final of the event: k1ck beat eGeneration and xfunction in the first two rounds of the playoffs, while AlienTech saw off FTW-eSports and 3R2L.
k1ck win xfunction Masters
The grand final kicked off with a world-class display from Tiago "marq" Marques, who amassed a whopping 42 kills to help AlienTech beat k1ck 22-20 on de_inferno. However, Ricardo "fox" Pacheco's men kept their cool and turned the series around following a 16-11 win on de_nuke and a 16-6 beating on de_cache.
xfunction Masters by Hitbox Final standings:
1. k1ck - €900
2. AlienTech - €350 + 5 NOX Krom K100 ATX Gaming
3. 3R2L - 100€ + 5x Ozone Neon Gaming Mouse
4. xfunction - 5x Ozone Rage ST