Renault Vitality took out the Rocket League Championship Series Season 7 Finals in style beating G2 Esports in the Grand Finale 4 – 1. The tournament took place between the 21st and 23rd of June, seeing a total of 12 teams take part, fighting for their share of the $529,500 prize-pool. Vitality took out the top two American teams on their way to the Grand Finale before facing G2 Esports and claiming the top prize; a total of $200,000.
Renault Vitality’s squad for this event featured Kaydop, Fairy Peak and 16 year old Scrub Killa; the European team beat Australian team Ground Zero Gaming and lost to G2 Esports in the group stages. This was enough to see them through to the RLCS Season 7 Quarter Finals where they beat the top two seeded North American teams NRG Esports and Cloud 9 3 – 1 and 4 – 0 respectively. They found themselves facing off against yet more North American opposition in the form of G2 Esports, and were able to pull off a comprehensive 4 – 1 victory and claim victory for Europe in this year’s Rocket League Championship Series.
Despite some excellent form early on in the competition from Cloud 9’s captain Squishy, player of the tournament went to Renault Vitality’s very own Scrub Killa who claimed the World Championship MVP and a personal prize of $5,000. FCBarcelona Esports and PSG Esports represented Europe well, also making it out of the group stages and to the quarter finals. The two European brand-giants lost out to Cloud 9 and G2 Esports despite presenting these two established teams with a surprisingly tough challenge. Rogue Esports and Triple Trouble were the last two teams to make it out of the group stages making for an all Europe vs North America playoff stages.
This weekend saw what was an unforgettable weekend of top-level action-packed Rocket League action as well as a few compelling stories. The next event coming up in the Pro Rocket League Esports series is the DreamHack Pro Circuit taking place in Valencia in early July.
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