s1mple claims IEM Katowice MVP medal
The Ukrainian prodigy capped off a memorable individual tournament with a 1.50 rating in Na`Vi's 3-0 demolition job of G2 in the final, topping the scoreboard on Dust2, the closest of the three maps, where he posted a 1.35 rating.
s1mple leaves Katowice with the highest tournament rating overall (1.33), with his closest suitor being Vitality's Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut, who posted a 1.24 rating. He had only one below-average rating, in the 8-16 defeat to FaZe on Nuke (0.57), and brought his best to the playoffs, in which he averaged a sensational 1.50 rating.
He was featured in the stats leaderboards in 13 categories besides rating, seven of which at the summit, most notably KDD (+119), Damage Difference per Round (+21.4), Kills per Round (0.83) and Success in Opening Duels (73.8%)
He increases his medal count to ten, becoming joint second on the list of players with the most MVP honors, together with Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund and Kenny "kennyS" Schrub. Astralis' Nicolai "device" Reedtz still holds the record, with 15 medals to his name.