The 2019 edition of the DreamHack Masters Malmo, an event that counts for the Intel Grand Slam has ended last night.
Two European teams duked it out in the grand final as fnatic took on Team Vitality.
The grand final saw a close game and a comeback of the Swedish team ending up with a [2-1] scoreline on de_dus2 (14:16), de_inferno (19:16) and de_mirage (16:13).
With this win, the Swedish team marks the first victory of the new roster and the first victory since March 2018 when they took World Electronic Sports Games 2017.
The action from Malmo Massan and Malmo Arena, Malmo, Sweden was brought to us by the following casting team:
- Frankie 'Frankie' Ward - (interviewer)
- Tres 'stunna' Saranthus - (desk host)
- Jacob 'pimp' Winneche - (analyst)
- Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill - (analyst)
- Christine 'potter' Chi - (analyst)
- Anders Blume - (caster)
- Jason 'Moses' O'Toole - (caster)
- Henry 'HenryG' Greer - (caster)
- Alex 'Machine' Richardson - (caster)
- Vince 'Vince' Hill - (remote caster)
- Dustin 'dusT' Mouret - (remote caster)
Need to mention that with this win fnatic is now in the Intel Grand Slam competition and also assured a qualified spot at the Intel Extreme Masters katowice 2020.
Final prize distribution:
- 1'st. fnatic - $100000 + IEM Katowice 2020 slot
- 2'nd. Team Vitality - $50000
- 3'rd./4'th. Astralis, Natus Vincere - $22000 each
- 5'th./6'th. Ninjas in Pyjamas, mousesports - $10000 each
- 7'th./8'th. FURIA eSports, Grayhound Gaming - $6000 each
- 9'th./12'th. ENCE eSports, G2.eSports, Team Liquid, OpTic Gaming - $4000 each
- 13'th./16'th. Team EnVyUs, TyLoo Gaming, Team North, Evil Geniuses - $3000 each