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