Team Kinguin Wins DreamHack Montreal 2018

Team Kinguin Wins DreamHack Montreal 2018

This weekend Montreal hosted a $100,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event DreamHack Montreal 2018. In the grand final Team Kinguin defeated ENCE eSports with the score of 2-0, receiving half of the prize pool.

The event was held on September 7-9 at Olympic Stadium. It started with a group stage, where eight participants were split into two GSL groups. Then top two teams from each group advanced to a single-elimination playoffs bracket with best-of-three series.

Both ENCE eSports and Team Kinguin qualified for playoffs from Group A, where they placed first and second respectively. In the semifinals Team Kinguin defeated AGO Esports (2-0), while ENCE eSports outplayed The Imperial (2-1). In the grand finals Kinguin emerged victorious on both maps (16:14 at Nuke, 16:9 at Dust II).

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. ENCE eSports 2-0 32-16 1. AGO Esports 2-0 32-14
2. Team Kinguin 2-1 85-75 2. The Imperial 2-1 67-52
3. Red Reserve 1-2 44-62 3. Luminosity Gaming 1-2 50-65
4. eUnited 0-2 47-55 4. Heroic 0-2 33-51

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $50,000 Team Kinguin
2nd $20,000 ENCE eSports
3rd-4th $10,000 AGO Esports, The Imperial
5th-6h $3,000 Red Reserve, Luminosity Gaming
7th-8th $2,000 eUnited, Heroic
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