Griffin Are the Winners of KeSPA Cup 2018

KeSPA Cup 2018, a $90,000 League of Legends event, has concluded on December 31st. In the grand finals of the event Griffin defeated Gen.G with the 3-0 score, securing $36,000 in prize money.

The final stage of the event took place from December 26th – December 31st in Seoul, South Korea. It featured top four teams from LCK Summer 2018 and four teams that made it through the first stage of the tournament. They competed in a single-elimination playoffs bracket with best-of-three quarterfinals and best-of-five semifinals and grand finals.

Griffin were invited directly to the final stage as they placed 4th at LCK Summer. On their way to the finals they defeated Afreeca Freecs (2-0) and DAMWON Gaming (3-0). As the final match concluded with the 3-0 score in favour of Griffin, they managed to win the event without losing a single map.

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $36,000 Griffin
2nd $18,000 Gen.G
3rd-4th $9,000 KT Rolster, DAMWON Gaming
5th-8th $4,500 GC Busan Rising Star, KING-ZONE DragonX, Afreeca Freecs, SK Telecom T1
9th-12th - SANDBOX Gaming, Jin Air Green Wings, KeG Seoul, bbq Olivers
13th-19th - MVP, Hanwha, Life Esports, Winners, REVERSE Gaming, BRION Blade, APK Prince, ES Sharks
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