Last night the Counter-Strike:Global Offensive Grand Final of BLAST Pro Series Madrid 2019 took place.
The protagonists, ENCE eSports taking on Astralis Gaming, once again the danish roster was not able to win the event hosted by their main sponsor, RFRSH.
The grand final saw a quick [2-0] win of the Finnish squad with them ending the de_nuke streak of Astralis in the process.
The [2-0] was on de_nuke (16:9) and de_train (16:13), with this win, the Finnish squad took home a total of $125000 in cash prize and one of their players, Jani 'Aerial' Jussila taking the MVP award.
The Stand-off game was between Ninjas in Pyjamas and Giants Gaming, there the Swedes managed to scrape a narrow win and bag a total of $20000 in addition from their third place decider.
The Stand-off was:
- f0rest vs. ZELIN - M4A4/M4A1-S (6:7)
- Lekr0 vs. KillDream - Desert Eagle (7:4)
- REZ vs. rmn - AK47 (7:3)
- GeT_RiGhT vs. MUTiRiS - CZ75 (4:7)
- dennis vs. fox - AWP (7:5)
The event was held at the Madrid Arena, Madrid, Spain and was broadcasted by:
- Adam Savage - (stage host)
- Alex 'Machine' Richardson - (desk host)
- Frankie 'Frankie' Ward - (interviewer)
- Noah 'Nifty' Francis - (analyst)
- Christine 'potter' Chi - (analyst)
- Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill - (analyst)
- Mathieu 'Maniac' Quiquerez - (analyst)
- Anders Blume - (caster)
- Henry 'HenryG' Greer - (caster)
- Jason 'Moses' O'Toole - (caster)
- Mohan 'launders' Govindasamy - (caster)
- Conner 'Scrawny' Girvan - (caster)
- Daniel 'ddk' Kapadia - (caster)
- James 'JZFB' Bardolph - (caster)
- Heather 'sapphiRe' Garrozo - (in-game observer)
- David 'Prius' Kuntz - (in-game observer)
- Efren 'encg' Chuong - (in-game observer)
Final prize distribution:
- 1'st. ENCE eSports - $125000
- 2'nd. Astralis Gaming - $50000 +8pts
- 3'rd. Ninjas in Pyjamas - $25000 + $20000 (Stand-off) +6pts
- 4'th. Natus Vincere- $15000 +4pts
- 5'th. Cloud9 - $10000 +2pts
- 6'th. Giants Gaming - $5000
We also need to remind you that the points will allow the teams to qualify for the States BLAST Pro Series Global Finals at the end of the year after eight series. For the time being the top looks as follows:
- 1'st. Astralis Gaming 22pts.
- 2'nd. Team Liquid - 16pts.
- 3'rd. FaZe Clan - 12pts.
- 4'th. Ninjas in Pyjamas - 10 pts.
- 5'th. Natus Vincere - 8pts.
- 6'th. Made In Brazil - 6pts.
- 7'th. Cloud9 - 2pts.
Note that ENCE eSports is not in the top due to the fact that they came into this tournament as a wildcard.