RNG Are the Champions of 2018 Mid-Season Invitational
2018-05-22

RNG Are the Champions of 2018 Mid-Season Invitational

Royal Never Give Up defeated Kingzone DragonX in the grand finals of Mid-Season Invitational 2018 with the 3-1 score, securing more than $500,000 in prize money.

The playoffs stage of 2018 Mid-Season Invitational was played on May 18-20 at Zenith Paris – La Vilette in Paris, France. Four teams that qualified from the group stage competed in a single-elimination bracket with best-of-five series. In the semifinals Royal Never Give Up defeated Fnatic 3-1, while Flash Wolves lost 1-3 to Kingzone DragonX. The final series concluded with the 3-1 score in favour of the Chinese squad Royal Never Give Up, granting them more than $500,000 in prize pool.

Group Stage:

1 Royal Never Give Up 7-3
2 Flash Wolves 7-3
3 Kingzone DragonX 6-4
4 Fnatic 4-6
5 Team Liquid 4-6
6 EVOS Esports 2-8

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Percent Team
1st $527,650 38.5% Royal Never Give Up
2nd $267,251 19.5% KING-ZON DragonX
3rd-4th $133,625 9.75% Fnatic, Flash Wolves
5th $68,526 5% Team Liquid
6th $68,526 5% EVOS Esports
7th-8th $34,263 2.5% SuperMassive Esports, Gambit Esports
9th-10th $20,557 1.5% Rainbow7, KaBuM! e-Sports
11th $17,131 1.25% Dire Wolves
12th-13th $15,418 1.125% Ascension Gaming, Kaos Latin Gamers
14th $13,705 1% PENTAGRAM