Ek0p is your Insomnia Truesilver Champion
Insomnia's Truesilver Championship had it's third installment conclude yesterday at the Insomnia58 festival, and Jan "Ek0p" Palys managed to win the prestigious title and cash $10,000.
The run for Ek0p was not so easy, as even though he just lost one match at the group stage, almost all of his best-of-five series were very close with a winning score of 3-2. The only match he lost, however, was against Sebastian "Xixo" Bentert, who he would then proceed to win against when it mattered the most: in the grand finals.
Ek0p came out of the group stage having won against Naiman and proceeded to also win versus Vinz of Melty eSports and, the surprise of the tournament, against fire3799, who was considered as the underdog but had managed to defeat both Rdu and SuperJJ at the group stage and during the semifinals. Advancing into the semifinals, Ek0p would face Natus Vincere's Xixo once again, ready to avenge his loss. And so he did; after a really intense best-of-five series, Ek0p managed to snatch the victory and the title.
This is the first title Ek0p has managed to win after Heroes of Cards 2014 - Cup #3, which means he went almost two years without a title. This might hint that Ek0p is making a comeback into the top rankings of the competitive scene. We will just have to wait and see how he performs in the next few tournaments.
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