Astralis Defeat Team Liquid in ELEAGUE Premier 2018 Grand Finals
In the grand finals of ELEAGUE Premier 2018 Astralis defeated Team Liquid with the 2-0 score, getting $500,000 in prize money. The 3rd-4th place was shared by Natus Vincere and mousesports.
Astralis started the grand finals by completely destroying Team Liquid on their pick, which was Inferno – the first map concluded with the 16-5 score. Later the Danish teem proceeded to win their pick as well – Nuke ended with the 16-12 score in their favor. With this victory Astralis solidified their status of the best team in the world.
ELEAGUE Premier 2018 was held on July 21-29 at ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta, United States. The event featured eight teams competing for a $1,000,000 prize pool. First they competed in two GSL groups, then best four teams advanced to the single-elimination playoffs bracket with best-of-three matches. The detailed results of the event can be seen below.
Group Stage Results:
|Group A||Group B|
|3rd-4th||$80,000||mousesports, Natus Vincere|
|7th-8th||$30,000||Cloud9, FaZe Clan|