FaZe Clan, BIG compete for finals berth at DreamHack Masters – Europe
FaZe Clan got rid of Natus Vincere with a 2-0 sweep on Friday at the DreamHack Masters Spring European event.
FaZe topped Na’Vi 16-11 on both Mirage and Dust II.
Aurimas “Bymas” Pipiras led FaZe with 45 eliminates and a plus-15 kill-death differential, while Helvijs “broky” Saukants had 35 kills and a plus-10 differential.
Denis “electronic” Sharipov taped 44 eliminates and a plus-5 differential for Na’Vi.
Natus Vincere completed in 4th place and made $16,000.
FaZe Clan will meet BIG in the lower-bracket final on Saturday, with the winner to handle G2 Esports in the grand final on Sunday. BIG swept FaZe in the upper-bracket playoffs on Tuesday.
The DreamHack Masters Jonkoping, a $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive occasion, originally was scheduled to be contested with 16 teams today in Jonkoping, Sweden. However, the coronavirus pandemic forced the occasion to transfer to an online format including regional competitors for Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania.
The DreamHack Masters Spring – Europe bracket began with 16 groups divided into 4 groups completing for $160,000. Each group played a round robin of best-of-three matches.
All playoff matches are best-of-three except for the grand final (where G2 will start with a 1-0 benefit as the upper-bracket winner). The champion will get $54,000 from the $160,000 reward swimming pool, plus 400 Pro Tour points.
DreamHack Masters Spring – Europe prize pool, with dollar incomes and Pro Tour points:
9-12. $3,000, 45 points– Intricacy Gaming, Group Spirit, Brave, Astralis
13-16. no prize money, no points– North, mousesports, GODSENT, ENCE