Keyd Stars win iBP Summer Invitational
Keyd Stars won the iBUYPOWER Summer Invitational after seeing off Team Liquid 2-0 (16-10 on de_inferno and 19-17 on de_cache).
The second edition of iBUYPOWER's invitational cups featured eight of the strongest teams competing in North America, who battled it out for $10,000 in cash prizes.
In a tournament without any real upsets as most matches went according to script, it was Keyd Stars who reached the grand final first after moving past eLevate and Luminosity by 2-0 and 2-1 scorelines, respectively.
Keyd Stars win iBP Invitational in convincing fashion
From the other side of the bracket came the hottest US team of the moment, Liquid, who once again proved their worth after surviving tough tests against CLG and Cloud9.
Eric "adreN" Hoag's men were, however, unable to respond adequately to the challenge posed by Keyd Stars, who ran out 2-0 victors after picking up a 16-10 win on de_inferno and scraping a 19-17 success on de_cache.
iBUYPOWER Summer Invitational final standings:
1. Keyd Stars - $7,500
2. Team Liquid - $2,500
3-4. Luminosity Gaming