Space Soldiers Are the Champions of DreamHack Austin 2018

The Turkish team Space Soldiers became the champions of DreamHack Austin 2018 by defeating Rogue 2-1 in the grand finals of a $100,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event.

The event took place on June 1-3 at Austin Convention Center. First eight teams were seeded into two groups with GSL format, with top two teams from each group advancing to the single-elimination playoffs bracket.

Both Rogue and Space Soldiers advanced to the playoffs from Group B. In the playoffs Rogue defeated Fragsters (2-1), while Space Soldiers outplayed Heroic (2-0). In the grand finals the Turkish team managed to avenge their loss in the group stage, defeating their opponents 2-1 and receiving half of the prize pool – $50,000.

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Heroic 2-0 1. Rogue 2-0
2. Fragsters 2-1 2. Space Soldiers 2-1
3. eUnited 1-2 3. OpTic Gaming 1-2
4. Luminosity Gaming 0-2 4. compLexity Gaming 0-2

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $50,000 Space Soldiers
2nd $20,000 Rogue
3rd-4th $10,000 Fragsters, Heroic
5th-6th $3,000 eUnited, OpTic Gaming
7th-8th $2,000 Luminosity Gaming, compLexity Gaming
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