Team Vitality Are the Champions of DreamHack Atlanta 2018
2018-11-19

Team Vitality Are the Champions of DreamHack Atlanta 2018

Team Vitality have defeated Luminosity Gaming in the grand finals of a $100,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event DreamHack Atlanta 2018. The French team received $50,000 in prize money.

Team Vitality started the competition in Group B, where placed second after losing to Ghost Gaming (12:16) and defeating 2-0 both Fragsters and Rogue. Luminosity Gaming also qualified for the playoffs from the second place in Group A, where they were defeated by eUnited (13:16) but managed to beat Team Envy (2:0) and gain revenge against eUnited (2:0). In the semifinals Team Vitality outplayed compLexity Gaming (2:1), while Luminosity defeated Ghost Gaming (2:1). In the final series Team Vitality emerged victorious on both maps with a confident score (16:4 at Mirage and 16:6 at Overpass).

The event took place on November 16-18 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, United States. In the group stage eight teams competed in two GSL groups, then top two teams from each group advanced to the single-elimination playoffs bracket.

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. compLexity Gaming 2-0 38-25 1. Ghost Gaming 2-0 32-25
2. Luminosity Gaming 2-1 77-51 2. Team Vitality 2-1 76-49
3. eUnited 1-2 53-67 3. Rogue 1-2 45-56
4. Team Envy 0-2 23-48 4. Fragsters 0-2 24-48

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

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