Astralis Defeated Na`Vi to Become Champions of FACEIT Major London 2018
FACEIT Major: London 2018, that has been going on in London since September 5th, has concluded. In the grand finals Astralis defeated Natus Vincere in a confident way, proving that currently they are indeed the strongest team in the world.
In the final best-of-three series Astralis emerged victorious on both maps: they defeated Natus Vincere at Nuke (16:6) and Overpass (16:9), receiving $500,000 in prize money and their second major title – earlier they placed first at ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017. On their way to the grand finals Astralis won 8 series and lost only 2 maps.
FACEIT Major: London 2018 was held on September 5-23. The first two stages were held in a Swiss System Format, while the final stage featured a single-elimination bracket with 8 competitors and best-of-three matches. The prize pool was set at $1,000,000.
New Legends Results:
|9.||Ninjas in Pyjamas||2-3||90-100|
New Challengers Results:
|1.||Ninjas in Pyjamas||3-0||60-43|
|Place||$ USD||Seed for IEM Katowice Major 2019||Team|
|2nd||$150,000||Legends Stage||Natus Vincere|
|3rd-4th||$70,000||Legends Stage||MIBR, Team Liquid|
|5th-8th||$35,000||Legends Stage||compLexity Gaming, BIG, HellRaisers, FaZe Clan|
|9th-11th||$8,750||Challengers Stage||Ninjas in Pyjamas, Fnatic, G2 Esports|
|12th-14th||$8,750||Challengers Stage||Vega Squadron, Cloud9, TyLoo|
|15th-16th||$8,750||-||Winstrike Team, mousesports|
|17th-19th||-||-||Team Spirit, OpTic Gaming, North|
|20th-22nd||-||-||Renegades, Gambit Esports, Rogue|
|23rd-24th||-||-||Space Soldiers, Virtus.pro|