Astralis Defeat Team Liquid in ELEAGUE Premier 2018 Grand Finals

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
1. Astralis 2-0 67-43 1. Natus Vincere 2-0 89-71
2. Team Liquid 2-1 83-69 2. mousesports 2-1 119-123
3. MIBR 1-2 72-86 3. Fnatic 1-2 110-116
4. Cloud9 0-2 46-70 4. FaZe Clan 0-2 70-80

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $500,000 Astralis
2nd $200,000 Team Liquid
3rd-4th $80,000 mousesports, Natus Vincere
5th-6th $40,000 MiBR, Fnatic
7th-8th $30,000 Cloud9, FaZe Clan
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