Today marked the final day of the DreamHack ZOWIE Open in Bucharest. Over the past three days, eight teams have battled it out to see who will finish at the top.
It started out with group play: Two groups of four teams playing best-of-one matches to determine the seeding for what then became a playoff bracket style tournament to see where teams placed in the event. Today, the remaining four teams square off to see who sits where in the top four. Let’s start with the semifinals matches.
Cloud 9 vs EnVyUs
Cloud 9 won 16-6 on Cache
EnVyUs won 16-10 on Mirage
Cloud 9 won 16-10 on Dust 2
Cloud 9 2-1 EnVyUs
Cloud 9 wins the series and moves on to Grand Final
Virtus.pro vs dignitas
Virtus.pro won 16-4 on Mirage
dignitas won 16:14 on Cobblestone
Virtus.pro won 16-13 on Overpass
Virtus.pro 2-1 dignitas
Virtus.pro wins the series and moves on to Grand Final
The stage was now set for what would be a very interesting Grand Final. Cloud9 faced off against Virtus.pro. Both very skilled teams that have proven themselves throughout the tournament. Cloud9 was the underdog going in to this one so they had to prove themselves worthy! Here are the results of the Grand Final.
Cloud 9 vs Virtus.pro
Virtus.pro wins 16-9 on Train
Virtus.pro wins 16-9 on Cobblestone
Cloud 9 0-2 Virtus.pro
Virtus.pro are your DreamHack ZOWIE Open Champions!
Virtus.pro came out victorious in this tournament taking home the $50,000 first place prize! Do you think Virtus.pro deserved to win? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting us @GAMURScom.