Natus Vincere rolled to a sweep of G2 Esports within the Grand Closing of the $1 million Intel Excessive Masters Season XVI — Cologne on Sunday.
Within the first LAN occasion since IEM Katowice in March 2020, Natus Vincere received 16-11 on Mud II, 16-14 on Mirage and 16-13 on Nuke to take dwelling the $400,000 prime prize.
G2 earns $180,000 for the runner up end.
The Ukraine’s Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev had 75 kills and a plus-26 kills-to-death differential to prepared the ground for Natus Vincere.
Bosnia’s Nikola “NiKo” Kovac led the best way for G2 with 65 kills and a plus-4 kills-to-death differential.
The event marked the primary aggressive CS:GO occasion performed on LAN in roughly 16 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the groups are dealing with off in individual, they’re in a studio setting versus an area with followers.
Natus Vincere additionally received the 2020 IEM Katowice occasion.
Intel Excessive Masters Season XVI – Cologne prize cash, Professional Tour factors, BLAST Premier Factors:
1. $400,000, 1,800 Professional Tour factors, 3,200 BLAST factors — Natus Vincere
2. $180,000, 1,400 Professional Tour factors, 1,600 BLAST factors — G2 Esports
3-4. $80,000, 1,100 Professional Tour factors, 1,000 BLAST factors — Astralis, FaZe Clan
5-6. $40,000, 825 Professional Tour factors, 400 BLAST factors – Virtus.professional, Gambit Esports
7-8. $24,000, 575 Professional Tour factors, 200 BLAST factors — Heroic, BIG
9-12. $16,000, 325 Professional Tour factors, no BLAST factors — Group Liquid, Ninjas in Pyjamas, FURIA Esports, Group Vitality
13-16. $10,000, 125 Professional Tour factors, no BLAST factors — mousesports, Complexity Gaming, Renegades, Group Spirit
17-20. $4,500, 60 Professional Tour factors, no BLAST factors — Group LDLC, OG, Sprout, Evil Geniuses
21-24. $2,500, no factors — Dangerous Information Bears, MIBR, Group One, ViCi Gaming
–Subject Degree Media