DreamHack Masters Malmo 2017 was held from August, 30, to September, 3, in Malmo (Sweden). G2 Esports, a Spanish team consisting of French players, won the competition and took home $100,000 out of $250,000 prize pool.
“Winning the top spot at DreamHack Masters Malmo 2017 was an incredibly challenging task, but we have proven to ourselves that we are capable of it,” – shox, the G2 Esports captain, commented later.
G2 Esports competed against Dutch team North in the final game. After two maps were played, the French won with crushing 2:0 score (16:12 at Inferno and 16:9 at Cobblestone). The Dutch team took the second place and earned $50,000.
G2 Esports player Kenny “kennyS” Schrub was labeled as the most valuable player according to HLTV.org. For the 22-years-old French eSportsman this is the fifth MVP award, and the third award gained as a part of G2 Esports.
Gambit Esports, the winners of the last major, shared the third place with Ninjas in Pyjamas. The Ukrainian team Natus Vincere managed to get to the play-off but was kicked out of the quarterfinal after losing to NiP. SK Gaming, Astralis, Immortals and Na’Vi took places from 5 to 8, earning $10,000.
Results of DreamHack Masters Malmo 2017:
1. G2 Esports (Spain, France) – $100,000
2. North (Denmark) – $50,000
3. Gambit Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas – $22,000
The next big CS:GO tournament is ELEAGUE Premier 2017, which will be held from September, 8, to October, 13, in Atlanta (USA). The total prize pool amounts to $1,000,000.