SK Gaming's Marcelo "coldzera" David is HLTV.org's Most Valuable Player (MVP) of EPICENTER 2017.
Heading into the title decider, both teams had three MVP candidates based on their performances - Marcelo "coldzera" David, Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo and Fernando "fer" Alvarenga for SK, Filip "NEO" Kubski, Paweł "byali" Bieliński and Jarosław "pashaBiceps" Jarząbkowski for Virtus.pro.
As the match wore on, it became clear that coldzera and NEO would go toe-to-toe for the award. In the end, the Brazilian claimed the honour after helping SK to win the title - their first in over two months - with an impressive 1.27 Rating, the highest of the series, after also topping the scoreboard in the semi-final encounter against Astralis.
coldzera averaged a 1.35 Rating, the highest of the tournament, and also led in Kills per round (0.90), KDD (+102) and headshots per round (0.47), among other stats.
This is coldzera's seventh MVP medal of his career, the fourth since the start of the year after also scooping the honour at cs_summit, IEM Sydney and DreamHack Open Summer.