Fnatic Emerge Victorious at DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019
Fnatic have defeated Team Vitality in the grand finals of DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019, claiming $100,000 in prize money and qualifying for IEM Katowice 2020. The runner-up received $50,000.
Both finalists started the playoffs in the quarterfinals, where Fnatic defeated Ninjas in Pyjamas (2-1), while Team Vitality outplayed mousesports (2-1). In the semifinals Fnatic managed to beat Astralis (2-1), while Team Vitality outcompeted Na`Vi (2-1). In the grand finals Team Vitality emerged victorious on Dust II (16:14), while Fnatic were stronger on both Inferno (19:16) and Mirage (16:13).
The event was held on October 1st-6th in Sweden. It featured 16 teams competing for a $250,000 prize pool. As it is part of ESL Pro Tour, the winner of the event secured a spot at IEM Katowice 2020.
|1st||$100,000||IEM Katowice 2020||Fnatic|
|3rd-4th||$22,000||-||Astralis, Natus Vincere|
|5-6th||$10,000||-||Ninjas in Pyjamas, mousesports|
|9-12th||$4,000||-||ENCE, G2, Liquid, OpTic|
|13-16th||$3,000||-||Envy, TYLOO, North, Evil Geniuses|