Epsilon win WCA 2016 Finals

Epsilon have won WCA 2016 Finals after defeating VG.CyberZen 3-0 in the grand final.

The grand final brought together VG.CyberZen, who eliminated the Finnish team iGame.com in the semi-finals, and Epsilon who got a 2-0 victory over TYLOO.

The first map Overpass was a one-sided affair as the Swedes put on a dominant performance on the T-side. Epsilon had a 12-3 lead going into the second half and closed out the game with ease, picking up the first map 16-7.


Epsilon are the champions 

VG.CyberZen fought on the T-side on Cobblestone and were ahead 8-7 at halftime. Epsilon were not impressed and secured nine rounds on the T-side to win the map 16-11. The Chinese also had the lead on the CT-side on Mirage (9-6) but Epsilon, determined to win the tournament, came back to win it 16-13.

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 Epsilon K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Sweden André 'BARBARR' MöllerBARBARR 67 - 47 +20 92.1 1.31
Sweden Fredrik 'REZ' SternerREZ 64 - 44 +20 82.3 1.24
Sweden Fredrik 'freddieb' Buöfreddieb 54 - 50 +4 82.4 1.19
Norway Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsenkalle 51 - 43 +8 72.0 1.10
Sweden William 'draken' Sundindraken 51 - 46 +5 70.6 1.09
 VG.CyberZen K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
China Bin 'Savage' LiuSavage 65 - 48 +17 87.5 1.24
China WeiJie 'zhokiNg' ZhongzhokiNg 48 - 64 -16 68.6 0.87
China BingYuan 'tb' Litb 33 - 53 -20 57.7 0.77
China KunHua 'LOVEYY' BaiLOVEYY 44 - 65 -21 66.8 0.75
China Zhuo 'advent' Liangadvent 39 - 57 -18 57.6 0.73

With this result Epsilon became the champions in Yinchuan, China by beating two of the best Chinese teams. Also in the third place decider match, iGame.com impressed by beating TYLOO 2-1.

The full standings can be found below:

1. Sweden Epsilon – 600,000 RMB (~$87,000)
2. China VG.CyberZen – 300,000 RMB (~$43,500)
3. Finland iGame.com – 200,000 RMB (~$29,000)
4. China TYLOO – 50,000 RMB (~$7,250)
5-6. Brazil ex-g3x – 50,000 RMB (~$7,250)
5-6. Malaysia JYP – 50,000 RMB (~$7,250)
7-8. Australia Immunity – 50,000 RMB (~$7,250)
7-8. China Born Of Fire – 50,000 RMB (~$7,250)
9-10. China EDG
9-10. Brazil Innova

BenjaCS is a staff writer at HLTV.org and can be found on Twitter.

ez 4 disco
2016-12-11 09:45
nice b8 m8
2016-12-11 12:26
#32
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Finland eMBeJaana 
Too ez for finland
2016-12-11 12:52
#55
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United States donaldjae 
REZ TO NIP
2016-12-11 19:19
#2
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Lithuania Tomekas85 
congratz episilon
2016-12-11 09:45
#3
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Bulgaria kr9ptonn 
easiest 87k$ of epsilon's lives
2016-12-11 09:45
#15
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Kazakhstan Bombardian 
Not first xD
2016-12-11 09:55
#4
KRIMZ | 
Sweden gigal 
4
2016-12-11 09:45
#5
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Singapore Prawblems 
NIOCE
2016-12-11 09:45
good
2016-12-11 09:45
na
2016-12-11 09:45
#8
mohamed | 
Georgia bacchus 
ez
2016-12-11 09:45
#9
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Sweden Mikacage 
ez money
2016-12-11 09:45
YE KALLEBOOOOOOOOY!!!
2016-12-11 09:46
#11
buster | 
China qwe8706 
ez money
2016-12-11 09:48
Good luck getting the money. Dota2 players haven't been paid since winning from 3 seasons ago. LUL
2016-12-11 09:48
#16
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India nicebaitm8 
wca?
2016-12-11 09:55
Look at yout name
2016-12-11 10:28
Yes. From WCA. It's not only Dota 2, also Hearthstone. esports.yahoo.com/wca-is-a-chaotic-mess-..
2016-12-12 20:37
#66
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India nicebaitm8 
Then why aren't these pros boycotting this event instead of participating in it?
2016-12-12 21:44
#63
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Indonesia Tuvny1 
ive heard its because its hard for foriiegners to take money out if china... one of their wierd laws that only benefit the chinese on purpose.
2016-12-12 03:17
meanwhile top tier teams playing for 20-30 k lmao
2016-12-11 09:48
where? teams had even 20-30k prize at shitty balkan lans probably
2016-12-11 10:38
Yes !!!! EPSILON !!!! CHAMPIONS CHINA WCA !!!! Yes
2016-12-11 09:49
#17
f0rest | 
Argentina gabster 
grats boyz :DDDDDDDDDD
2016-12-11 09:59
87k? LUL
2016-12-11 10:03
Gz boys, WP well deserved
2016-12-11 10:03
#20
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Sweden crindz 
they're looking good with kalle! gz bois <3 and rez might be a god
2016-12-11 10:07
#21
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Turkey OdinA 
tier 5 tournament without spaces and 200k dollars? :(
2016-12-11 10:11
epsilon >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> spaces
2016-12-11 10:39
#39
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Turkey OdinA 
yes but spaces can be 2nd team :)
2016-12-11 14:32
#25
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Hungary hardrise 
The 8th place worth the same money as the 4th? What?
2016-12-11 10:42
#28
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
Chinese logic LUL
2016-12-11 11:58
#40
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Sweden ConaN007 
It's to support these low tier teams you, dumb fuck. You think Dignitas would be here today if the prize distribution for the 5th-8th place teams were really low?
2016-12-11 14:57
#44
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
Wut
2016-12-11 15:54
#48
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Sweden ConaN007 
Are you retarded?
2016-12-11 18:14
#58
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Hungary hardrise 
Yes we are. Go to bed son.
2016-12-11 19:25
no match page link so we can quickly check stats?
2016-12-11 11:31
#27
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
Wrong reply (edited)
2016-12-11 11:57
#57
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Hungary hardrise 
Aaaaaand I made the same. :D
2016-12-11 19:23
gz!
2016-12-11 12:27
The chinese tournaments are really ez money. But with ages of delay for getting paid.
2016-12-11 12:43
Hard 4 brazil
2016-12-11 13:04
#34
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Germany Wurstkreatur 
t5 tournament
2016-12-11 13:05
#35
f0rest | 
Serbia dankooo 
so much money for those shitty teams
2016-12-11 13:51
#37
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Finland f0pZ 
Swedistan and finladistan tier 3/4 teams beating tier1 chinese teams RIP chinese cs
2016-12-11 14:30
87k lmao
2016-12-11 14:31
Holy shit that's a sick price pool for such a shitty tournament with those crap teams.
2016-12-11 14:58
#42
roman | 
Palestine ndr[o] 
n1 another chinese victory for epsilon
2016-12-11 15:38
easiest 87.000 dollars eever LOL. why the fuck cihna hosts event like these? nobody even watched this shit.
2016-12-11 15:39
#51
Frankie | 
United States lybrel 
probably because people in china watch
2016-12-11 18:53
barely any relative to western countries. not much ppl here care about cs
2016-12-12 01:21
#45
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Germany grabke 
i knew before that epsilon is going to win this easily. Only Tier 2/3 Team there. igame and Tyloo + VG are at best EU Tier 3. Don`t think it was planned to get all these shitty teams but everybody with a "name" pulled out of the Event FAZE Mouz Astralis Dignitas etc....
2016-12-11 17:00
#46
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Sweden 4Sweeeden 
EZ For Sweden
2016-12-11 17:49
easiest 87k ever rly, this ter 999 tournament with this prizepool.. DH minors with tier 1-2 teams dont have this prizepool.. so fked up fk you dreamhack and esl
2016-12-11 18:06
$87,000 wow
2016-12-11 18:23
#52
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Sweden lagcats 
gj Epsilon.
2016-12-11 18:54
#53
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Greece her-1g 
asian scene bigger joke than na scene
2016-12-11 19:11
They probably wont get that 87k until the end of next year. wca is trash
2016-12-11 19:17
Until maybe never you mean? WCA never pay out.
2016-12-12 01:57
#59
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Bulgaria vectralsoul 
CN CS LUL
2016-12-11 23:50
HELL YEAH EZ FOR GOD BARBARR
2016-12-12 03:08
REZ is killing it, Swedens next rising star
2016-12-12 19:38
#67
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Sweden lagcats 
they did well
2016-12-12 21:46
WP KALLE. love him since 1.6 era
2016-12-13 18:50
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