Space Soldiers Are the Champions of DreamHack Austin 2018

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