ENCE Defeated Astralis in the Grand Finals of BLAST Pro Series: Madrid 2019

ENCE Defeated Astralis in the Grand Finals of BLAST Pro Series: Madrid 2019

ENCE Defeated Astralis in the Grand Finals of BLAST Pro Series: Madrid 2019

The Finnish team ENCE has emerged victorious at BLAST Pro Series: Madrid 2019 after defeating Astralis with the 2-0 score in the finals of the $250,000 CS:GO event.

Both finalists shared the first place in group stage – ENCE outplayed Na`Vi (16:4), Cloud9 (16:11), Astralis (16:13), and Giants (16:14), as well as lost to NiP (5:16). As for Astralis, the Danes defeated NiP (16:8), Giants (16:7), Natus Vincere (16:13), and Cloud9 (16:11), as well as lost to ENCE. In the final series ENCE emerged victorious at both maps – Nuke (16:9) and Train (16:13). In the Pro Standoff showmatch Ninjas in Pyjamas outplayed Giants Gaming with the 3-2 score.

BLAST Pro Series: Madrid 2019 was held on May 10th – 11th. The event featured six team competing for a $250,000 prize pool. First, they competed in a single group with round-robin format and best-of-one series. Then top two teams advanced to the best-of-three grand finals, while the team placed third was able to choose their opponent for a 1v1 duel showmatch.

Group Stage:

1. ENCE 4-1 69-58 +11 12p
2. Astralis 4-1 77-55 +22 12p
3. Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-2 60-60 0 9p
4. Natus Vincere 2-3 58-59 -1 6p
5. Cloud9 1-4 59-78 -19 3p
6. Giants Gaming 1-4 55-68 -13 3p

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $125,000 ENCE
2nd $50,000 Astralis
3rd $25,000 Ninjas in Pyjamas
4th $15,000 Natus Vincere
5th $10,000 Cloud9
6th $5,000 Giants Gaming
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